Self-care for Mental Health Professionals Continuing Education Webinar Series Now Available from Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies & Healing Consultants LLC
May 17, 2022
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) in partnership with Healing Consultants LLC proudly offers a new continuing education webinar on the topic of self-care for mental health providers. This 3-part webinar series invites mental health professionals to explore self-care, while understanding the need to practice skills related to the mind, body and spirit and the impact of stress, fatigue, and trauma. Webinar participants will gain insights germane to the ethical responsibility of self-care practice. Several approaches to managing stress will be identified and practical skills will be highlighted. Each participant will have the opportunity to create a wellness toolbox and a personal self-care plan in support of their emotional health. All webinars in the Self-Care for Mental Health Professionals: 3-Part Self-Study series are available on-demand and are eligible for ASWB and NBCC CE credits.
Part 1: Emotional Self-Care, Part 2: Physical Self-Care, and Part 3: Spiritual Self-Care explore the importance of self-care as a mental health professional. Participants will be able to identify the ethical responsibility in the practice of self-care, with a focus on various codes of ethics for mental health professionals, and recognize the need to practice self-care in relationship to stress, fatigue, trauma. Webinar participants will also be able to identify at least one model of a self-care plan and 3 practices to support mental health. Webinars in the Mental Health Professionals: 3-Part Self-Study are available a la carte or as a bundle, which offers cost savings.
The Self-Care for Mental Health Professionals: 3-Part Self-Study webinar series is designed and facilitated by Sala Hilaire, LCSW, MAC, CAMS, CGP and Dr. Vickie Ogunlade, PhD, LCSW of Healing Consultants LLC.
Sala Hilaire is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Master Addiction Counselor, Certified Anger Management Specialist and a Certified Grief Informed Professional. She offers counseling services to individuals across the life cycle, including young adults, couples, transitioning teens, and families. Sala’s clinical expertise includes working with individuals experiencing grief, stress, survivors of emotional and physical abuse/trauma, and with the LGBTQIA+ community members. She is skilled in the arena of workshop development, program development, and the facilitation of therapeutic groups and conferences. Sala has over 30 years of clinical and management experience.
Sala Hilaire, shares, “As a MHP, Self-care is a necessity….The goal is to strive for balance between emotional, physical and spiritual health, with the creation of a personal plan to support this powerful gift to self…Embracing Mindfulness as a Key to Healing…Trust your Journey.”
Dr. Vickie Ogunlade is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with a PhD in Social Work Policy, Planning and Administration, and a Certification in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Initiated over 35 years ago, her practice has focused on young adults, family systems and seniors, with respect for cross-cultural diversity and inclusion, and clients’ spirituality. She is deeply committed to the counseling process for the development and stability of inner peace and emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being, amid the life experience.
To learn more and enroll in Mental Health Professionals: 3-Part Self-Study, visit: https://cgi.edu/continuing-education/self-care-for-mental-health-professionals
About Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, a private, nonprofit, DEAC accredited institution, offers education and training in integrated behavioral healthcare through a virtual online campus. To learn more about Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, visit https://cgi.edu/.
About Healing Consultants LLC
Healing Consultants is a private practice founded by Sala I. Hilaire LCSW, MAC, CAMS. Sala has over 30 years of clinical and management experience. She offers counseling services to individuals across the life cycle, including young adults, couples, transitioning teens, and families. The mission is to support individual healing by providing Counseling Services, Healing Workshops, and Financial Coaching. To learn more, visit: https://www.healingconsultantsllc.com/.
For further information or to arrange interviews, contact:
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies