The Chill Project by AHN Winter Trainings
The Chill Project by AHN is a mindfulness informed, school based behavioral health program for schools. We provide multi-tiered services in the school settings to 30 schools surrounding the greater Pittsburgh area. This winter we are providing a variety of training opportunities, both in-person and virtually, to team members to support their professional growth.
Chill Project by AHN Winter Trainings:
- December 23rd – 1PM-2PM – (virtual) – Title: Working with Children with Learning Disorders – Speaker: Amanda Traficante, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
- December 27th -10AM-11AM- Title: Documentation & Chart Management – Speaker: Nichole Sakmar, LPC (Bring 3-5 charts to review of your own if BHT)
- in-person, Jefferson Hospital Counseling Office, 810 Clairton Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA
- December 28th – 1PM-2:30PM–Title: Art Therapy Techniques – Speakers: Lakin McSorley, LPC, Licensed Art Therapist & Melinda Massella, LPC (Reach out to Lakin and Melinda regarding materials)
- in-person, 500 Blazier Drive, Suite 400, Wexford, PA
- December 29th – 9AM-10AM –(virtual) – Title: Working with Sexually Exploited and Trafficked Clients– Speaker: Amanda Monocello, LPC
- December 29th – 10AM-11AM- (virtual) – Title: Documentation and Chart Management –Speaker: Nichole Sakmar, LPC
- December 29th – 11:30AM-12:30PM – (virtual) – Title: DBT Skills – Speaker: Alicia Reiser, LPC
- December 30th – 10AM-11:30AM- (virtual) – Title: Presentation Engagement through Technology with Nearpod – Speaker: Katherine Rettura, BSW, MSEd
- Social Workers
- Professional Counselors
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
- Identify a list of DBT skillsets and discuss how these skills can be taught and used throughout various phases of treatment.
- Review chart documentation requirements and discuss challenges to patient care.
- To be able to apply mindful awareness within the school community.
- To demonstrate wellness through the use of art and music within school and therapeutic environments.
- Identify signs of human trafficking in school settings.
- Observe and utilize technological strategies to make presentation more engaging to students and faculty.
- Discuss and practice new techniques to engage students with learning disabilities in treatment.
Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Psychological Association (APA) is a preapproved provider of continuing education courses and programs for social workers and clinical social workers, and can be used towards re-licensure.
- 8.00 APA
- 8.00 Attendance