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2013-2014 Clinical Evening Meetings: A Year of Integration & Growth: Continuing the Discussion of Body, Mind & Trauma

  • November 12, 2013
  • 7:30 PM
  • March 25, 2014
  • 9:00 PM
  • University of Washington, School of Social Work, Rm 305A/B


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2013  - 2014 Clinical Evening Meeting Series

Clinical Evening Meetings are an opportunity to network with mental health professionals in the society and be exposed to cutting edge clinical information while gathering CEU’s. 

The theme for this year's series:
A Year of Integration and Growth: Continuing the Discussion of Body, Mind, and Trauma.


Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The Potential Impacts of the Affordable Health Care Act to Clinical Practice, with Laura Groshong, LICSW

Learn how to translate the new health care delivery concepts into your psychotherapy practice! Understanding these concepts will affect your income in the years to come.  Get on board with what you need to be compliant with changes to Medicare that are likely to become widespread throughout private insurance in the years to come.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Alternate Psychotherapy Practices for Addressing Trauma: EMDR and Trauma Sensitive Yoga, with Tanya Ruckstuhl-Valenti, LICSW and Morgan Vanderpool, MSW, RYT

Join us as we continue the journey of exploring dynamic ways of helping our clients process and heal from trauma through the mind and body.  Tanya Ruckstuhl-Valenti, LICSW will be discussing the clinical practice of "Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing" and Morgan Vanderpool, MSW, RYT will share her recent research findings on Trauma Sensitive Yoga.  These practices are quickly moving from alternative to clinically significant and evidence based  practice.


Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Reframing Layers: Beyond Surviving Trauma and Historical Trauma with, Norma Timbang, LICSW

Norma Timbang, LICSW, WSSCSW member and lecturer at the University of WA, will be discussing social identity development and the impacts of oppression and trauma.  She specializes in working with people of color, the LGBTQ community, women, and older women.  Norma is a trained organizational and program development consultant working with health and human service organizations towards sustainability and accountability.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Psychodrama: An Exploration Into Embodied Clinical Work, with Kim Friedman, MA, LMHC, CEP

This workshop will introduce participants to the key action methods of psychodrama through warm up, action and sharing. After exploring the connections of the group members to one another, we will create a vignette that demonstrates how to deepen insight into the therapeutic relationship using the body and mind. Group discussion
will conclude the workshop.

Registration Savings Packages are available for purchase in advance for WSSCSW Members & Non-members. Packages must be purchased all at once. If an additional meeting(s) is purchased at a later time, the regular price applies to that meeting(s).

Please note, you will be able to choose which meeting or meetings you want to attend in the registration form.

Registration & Networking: 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Presentation: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Meeting Location (all)
UW School of Social Work
Room #305 A/B
4101 15th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA  98105

Directions The School of Social Work is on the corner of 41st and 15th Avenue N.E. in the University District, directly across from the Meany Parking Garage.


Parking is readily available on the street, in the parking garage, or on street level parking lots.

Refund Policy Fees may be refunded up to two weeks prior to the Clinical Evening Meeting, minus a $3.00 administration fee and any online transaction fees.

**If you register and are unable to attend, please keep us informed so we can properly adjust our reservation. It is important as we engage in the community WSSCSW is regarded as good stewards of the places that we meet.

Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work
14201 SE Petrovitsky Rd Ste A3-269 Renton, WA 98058 •

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