Trinity Hosts Fifth Annual Psychology Renewed Conference on April 8

 

Trinity Christian College is pleased to host the 5th Annual Psychology Renewed Conference on April 8 from 9 am to 12:30 pm. The theme of this year’s conference is “Ethical and Best Practices in Supervision.” It will take place in the Grand Lobby of Ozinga Chapel.

By attending the conference, professional counselors, psychologists, and social workers will be eligible for three hours of continuing education.

The seminar, which is sponsored by Trinity’s psychology and social work departments, is free. However, registration is required, and there is a $15 fee for Continuing Education credit and certificate for psychologists, professional counselors, and social workers.

To learn more and to register, click here.

The conference will highlight basic guidelines for supervision and training psychotherapists from the professional ethical codes of the American Psychological Association, the American Counseling Association, the American Mental Health Counselors Association, and the National Association of Social Workers. It will explore the differences between clinical supervision and psychotherapy and examine a self-psychology perspective on the supervisory relationship. Attendees will also learn to identify ways that transference and countertransference patterns affect relationships between supervisors and supervisees.

 Scheduled speakers include:

  • Lisa Doot Abinoja, MA, LCSW, Director of Field Education and Assistant Professor of Social Work at Trinity Christian College;
  • Derrick Hassert, Professor of Psychology at Trinity Christian College;
  • Louella DeVries president of Olive Branch Counseling Associates, Inc., Tinley Park, Ill.;
  • Michael DeVries, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Master’s Program in Counseling Psychology at North Park University