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How To Run Effective Groups

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Amos House

460 Pine Street

Providence, Rhode Island 02907

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This session will focus on tools and techniques proven to be effective in running strong groups. During this workshop, we will cover how to manage challenges that arise during groups, how to effectively facilitate a variety of group topics, the ideal numbers for certain types of groups and how to screen/conduct intakes for groups.

Coffee and light refreshments will be served. A certificate of completion will be provided to all participants that complete the session. The certificate can be used to apply for CEUs for various disciples such as social work, peer certification and more.

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Eileen Hayes, President & CEO of Amos House, has been a social worker for 33 years. She received her Masters Degree from NYU School of Social Work in 1984. Throughout her career she has held a variety of positions including the Director of Services for Adolescents and Young Families at the YWCA of New York and the Director of Parenting Education Services for the New York City Department of Health. From 1990 to 2001 she combined her private psychotherapy practice with her work as a national consultant for MDRC, a research organization that implemented a range of promising programs to address issues of poverty and unemployment for unemployed and underemployed adults throughout the country. Ms. Hayes joined Amos House in 2001 as President/CEO. Amos House is a social service agency and soup kitchen in Providence Rhode Island that provides recovery housing, training and employment for poor and homeless men, women, and children.

Christine P. Rhodes LICSW received her BA from Trinity College in Hartford, CT and her Masters Degree from Rhode Island College School of Social Work. Prior to beginning her own private practice in Providence 7 years ago, Chris was the Clinical Director at Amos House for 9 years. She has also held positions at Day One, The Providence Center and AdCare Hospital, and has taught in the Doctoring Program at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. She brings nearly 20 years of experience working with chronically homeless individuals and families who often are also struggling with substance use disorders, mental health challenges, education barriers and employment difficulties. Christine P. Rhodes is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, and is a Certified Anger Management Specialist.

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