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May 16, 2014

CEs:
6 CE Hours

CE Fee:
$60

Note:
This certificate is available for continuing education units (CEUs) and is not available for academic credit.

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Christian Psychotherapy Retreat Conference - Regent University Professional & Continuing Education

 

May 16, 2014

The Christian Psychotherapy Services (CPS) Retreat is an annual event for the professional staff and trainees of CPS to obtain relevant training regarding issues affecting the mental health industry. The 2014 Retreat will cover topics such as ethics, HIPAA regulations, theophostic healing prayer, psychotropic medications, and integrating scripture in counseling. The retreat is a one-day event and attendees have the opportunity to earn continuing education (CE) credit for each hour of instruction. Workshops vary in length and credit. Please review the retreat schedule for more information.


Certificate Available | 6 CEs offered

Conference Description:

The Christian Psychotherapy Services (CPS) Retreat is an annual event for the professional staff and trainees of CPS to obtain relevant training regarding issues affecting the mental health industry. The 2014 Retreat will cover topics such as ethics, HIPAA regulations, theophostic healing prayer, psychotropic medications, and integrating scripture in counseling. The retreat is a one-day event and attendees have the opportunity to earn continuing education (CE) credit for each hour of instruction. Workshops vary in length and credit. Please review the retreat schedule for more information.

Who should attend:

Mental health professional staff and trainees in the following disciplines, including psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, nurse practitioners, marriage and family therapists, and certified substance abuse counselors.

This one day regional conference includes the following courses:

  • Course I: Applied Ethics and HIPAA Regulations | May 16, 2014 | 3 CEs
This course focuses on the newer applications of ethical and legal regulations in clinical practice. Changes recently implemented by HHS and their influence on daily practice are reviewed. Students will also examine documentation requirements in light of ethical and legal factors and “standards of care.”

Educational Objectives:

This program is designed to help participants:

  1. Utilize information regarding HIPPA regulations and changes in their daily practice
  2. Apply such factors to complex cases
  3. Adhere to specific ethical standards in documentation with renewed motivation
  4. Employ risk management techniques in clinical practice

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. List recent HIPPA regulations and changes within federal law
  2. Describe applications within clinical practice
  3. Apply concepts with informed consent, confidentiality and data disclosure to case examples from practice samples
  4. List required, disclosed, as well as needed documentation
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of how to reply to specific case examples (particulars of legal issues are involved)
  • Course II: Theophostic Healing Prayer | May 16, 2014 | 1 CE
This course covers the basic principles of Theophostic Prayer. Participants will focus on ways to work through lie-based thinking and cognitive distortions with healing prayer. They will also discuss how to use symptoms such as anxiety, fear, panic and depression to find core, lie-based beliefs in clients’ foundational memories.

Educational Objectives:

This program is designed to help participants:

  1. Summarize basic Theophostic healing prayer techniques and phenomenon
  2. Leverage emotional triggers to get to the core foundational memories and lie based beliefs in patients
  3. Utilize Theophostic prayer to deal with trauma

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the basic principles of Theophostic healing prayer
  2. Create effective interventions when dealing with cognitive distortions and traumatic memory.
  • Course III: Identifying New Psychotropic Medications: Educating Mental Health Practitioners on the Development, Purpose and Possible Implications for Clients Treated for Mood Disorders | May 16, 2014 | 1 CE
In this course, participants are introduced to new, FDA-approved psychotropic medications used to treat mood disorders. An outline of the benefits and appropriate usage of each medication will be given. Such an overview will provide clinicians with a foundation in the proper prescription techniques for these drugs.

Educational Objectives:

This program is designed to help participants:

  1. Recognize the relationship between a patient’s diagnosis and the psychotropic medications prescribed
  2. Determine the potential etiology of reported side effects
  3. Utilize information a patient provides to allow for efficient continuity of care with the medication provider
  4. Assess through observation and patient reports the effectiveness of the medication

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Use their knowledge of psychotropic medications to effectively handle the frequency with which these medications are prescribed
  2. Prescribe the proper medications for various diagnoses
  3. Answer patient’s questions knowledgably regarding possible side effects of the medications
  4. React to potential indications that a medication is no longer effective.
  • Course IV: Integrating Scripture in Counseling | May 16, 2014 | 1 CE
This workshop will introduce specific scriptural passages that therapists can integrate into the therapeutic treatment as they relate to the client’s presenting issues. As therapists who are Christians, there is often a lack of clarity regarding when and how to implement Biblical truth and remain true to the discipline of psychology and counseling. As a result of participating in this workshop, therapists will have a basic understanding of how to be true to their role as a Christian Counselor and impart solid, Godly and psychological counsel to the clients they treat.

Educational Objectives:

This program is designed to help participants:

  1. Apply Biblical principles in counseling sessions
  2. Compile a list of passages, Scripture references and parables that will they can reference
  3. Equip therapists with Scripture references in order for them to create their own hand-outs and issue-based reference resources
  4. Assess when, how and with whom to integrate the use of Biblical passages, references and values

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Diminish the apprehension and/or uncertainty therapists have towards integrating spiritual interventions
  2. Strengthen the church at large to their receptivity of Christian-based counseling
  3. Provide growth to individuals seeking counsel by having the opportunity to work with counselors who are grounded professionally and can treat them with sound spiritual and psychological truths.

 

Cost: $10 per CE up to $60

 

Conference Schedule

  • Course I: Ministering to the Spirit, Restoring the Soul | May 16, 2014 | 3 CEs
  • Course II: Theophostic Healing Prayer | May 16, 2014 | 1 CE
  • Course III: Identifying New Psychotropic Medications: Educating Mental Health Practitioners on the Development, Purpose and Possible Implications for Clients Treated for Mood Disorders | May 16, 2014 | 1 CE
  • Course IV: Integrating Scripture in Counseling | May 16, 2014 | 1 CE

 

Discover the Regent Difference

This course integrates psychological principles with sound research on the importance of addressing the whole person in counseling (i.e. spiritual and physical).

Instructors:

Barry Burijon photoDr. Barry N. Burijon:

Dr. Barry N. Burijon is a licensed clinical psychologist in Fairfax and Virginia Beach, VA and the owner and CEO of Biostatistical Consulting.  He earned his Ph.D. and M.S. in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University and his M. Div. from Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond, VA. Burijon has over twenty five years of clinical psychological experience, providing outpatient services for companies including the Christian Associations for Therapy, Christian Psychotherapy Services, and Meier Clinics. He has also served as the associate minister at Bon Air Baptist Church and as a consulting psychologist at the Virginia Commonwealth University and Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond. He holds several professional awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award for his Advancing Theory/Development in Bipolar Disorder.

 

Frank Meadows photoFrank Meadows:

Frank Meadows, LCSW is the founder of the Meadows Healing Prayer Center in Chesapeake, VA. He has been a mental health professional since 1980, a licensed clinical social worker and the clinical director of Christian Psychotherapy Services in Chesapeake, Virginia. Since 1999 many people, including those in leadership have come from across the United States and internationally to receive Franks’ intensive inner healing prayer ministry. He has ministered over 20,000 hours using Theophostic Healing Prayer with many clients experiencing dramatic life-changing results. He has also ministered to leadership, taught emotional healing and Theophostic inner healing training seminars throughout the United States, Turkey, South Africa and Mozambique, Africa.

His calling to the body of Christ, and especially leadership, is to help them find wholeness and walk fully in their destiny.

Frank has taught at the Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship Kingdom Living School in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He also taught at Heidi and Roland Baker’s Iris Ministries Harvest Missions School, in Mozambique Africa. Here, he also facilitated inner healing to pastors and missionaries. Frank has also taught and ministered at the Leadership MetaFormation Institute in Redding, California with Tony Stoltzfus who is a part of Bethel Churches Global Transformation Institute staff.

Frank is an elder and teacher at Big House Church in Norfolk, Virginia. He has been married to his wife Beth since 1976, who works at CBN for Orphans Promise; they reside in Chesapeake, Virginia. They have two sons, Ryan, 28 and Jonathan, 26.

Credentials:

University of Pittsburgh MSW. LCSW in Virginia. Advanced training in Theophostic Healing Prayer. Extensive training in trauma and dissociation.

 

Angelina Espinoza-Guanzon photoAngelina Espinosa-Guanzon, M.D.

Dr. Angelina Guanzon has practiced in a variety of settings since she earned her Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Santo Tomas in Manilla, Phillippines.  She began her private practice working in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  From here, Guanzon went into Child Psychiatry and served a broad spectrum of populations. During the span of her career she has worked as a consultant, supervised medical students and been a speaker for pharmaceutical companies. She currently works in private practice with individuals from age three up to the geriatric population. She is the Medical Director at Christian Psychotherapy Services.

 

Jerry Qualls photoJerry Qualls:

Jerry Qualls is a Marriage and Family Counselor with an office in Virginia Beach, VA. He also hosts Heart to Heart, a live daily call-in counseling program that airs on two Tidewater radio stations, WWIP 89.1 FM and WPMH 1010 AM.
Jerry is also Crisis Counselor for the Potomac Ministry Center, headquarters in Gainesville, VA and a Certified Executive Coach. His extensive pastoral and counseling experience equips him to conducts seminars in the U.S. and abroad on marriage, leadership, family issues, pastoral enrichment, etc.

Credentials:
For over 40 years, Jerry Qualls has been sharing his gift of practical ministry.  Serving both as counselor and pastor, Jerry has founded two professional counseling centers in Richmond and Virginia Beach.


Jerry brings a fresh approach to today’s issues, using sound Biblical and psychological principles.  His experience as a marriage and family counselor and pastor, as well as personal experience as a husband and father, allows him to share from his heart and with much insight as he interacts with people, reaching their heart. His is a ministry of understanding and compassion for persons who may be hurting or for those who just need a reminder of Biblical truth in their relationships.