2017 Mardi Gras Congress with Dr. Laura Veach
Join us on Friday, February, 10, 2016 at the University of Holy Cross Moreau Center from 9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. for our annual All Saints Congress as we present: “Trauma-Informed Counseling: Effective Treatment for Clients who have Experienced Trauma." This congress will provide an overview of trauma-informed counseling, demonstrate key elements within trauma-informed sessions, and discuss options for including the trauma-informed approach within counseling. In addition, a learning segment will also address trauma-informed counseling supervision to provide a framework for understanding key considerations in preparing and supervising counseling supervisees utilizing trauma-informed counseling. Clarification of issues unique to ethical considerations in trauma-informed counseling is also provided for both student development and client care. Considerations pertaining to balancing self-care will be reviewed. Counselors will gain 6 continuing education hours in diagnosis and treatment planning including 2 hours in ethics, and 2 hours in counselor supervision. Social Workers will gain 6 general continuing education hours.
Laura J. Veach, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Psychiatry/Behavioral Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She is licensed as a professional counselor (LPC) and a clinical addiction specialist (LCAS), and is a certified clinical supervisor (CCS). Dr. Veach holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision from the University of New Orleans. She is the Director of Counselor Training in Trauma and has over 35 years of work in counseling and supervision, especially in addictive disorders. She recently completed a SAGE textbook addressing the spectrum of substance-related risky use to the more complex addictive process. She has over 30 years of clinical, management and start-up experience in counseling settings. In her previous behavioral health administration career she created innovative addiction and managed care services in two large community hospitals. In the past, Dr. Veach was a counseling faculty member at Wake Forest University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Veach served as the 2006 President of the International Association of Addictions and Offender Counseling (IAAOC). She was awarded the IAAOC Counselor Educator Award, the graduate faculty award for excellence in teaching at Wake Forest University, and the American Counseling Association Advocacy Award.
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