Continuing Education for Clinicians
Oregon Community Programs (OCP) has hosted community-wide training for the local behavioral health providers since 2014. Our mission is to provide continuing education for clinicians in which the skills learned can be applied in practice and raise the quality of services that our clients receive. Licensed clinicians in Oregon must fulfill continuing education requirements set by the state, and we aim to offer meaningful training, locally, at a reduced cost.
Boys Will Be Men: Road to Recovery
Presented by: Dennis Morrow, M.A.Ed., MBA
Friday, January 4, 2019
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Downtown Athletic Club 999 Willamette Street, Eugene, OR 97401 View map
Credits: 6 Clinical CEUs (NASW OR Chapter recognizes 4 hours meet the NASW Cultural Competency Standards)
Fasten your seatbelts for the newest ride in the park! Are you ready for a perilous journey into the REAL WORLD OF BOYS AND MEN? Join us for a unique gender-specific, evidenced-based training focused exclusively on high-risk males. This training is designed to increase the effectiveness of individual counselors and of programs working with boys and men.
Boys Will Be Men provides an in-depth examination of the boy and male experience. It is an interactive/experiential training which presents scientific, historical and statistical information that challenges commonly held myths about what really works in the treatment of boys/youth/men. This training is designed for both experienced professionals and people new to the field of working with males. It will help you stretch and grow as a mentor, parent, friend, or counselor and has broad applications for your roles outside of work as well.
9 – 10 a.m. Overview and Introductions: Where We Come From
10 a.m. – Noon Bias and Expectations / Stereotypes and Beliefs
12 – 1 p.m. Lunch
1 – 3 p.m. How We Got Here: Brains and Biology
3 – 4 p.m. Elements of Male-Specific Treatment: How Do We Get There
Dennis Morrow, M.A.Ed., MBA has been the Executive Director of Janus Youth Programs, Inc. since 1980. The agency has a $12 million budget, employs a staff of 250 in Oregon and Southwest Washington and provides a wide array of services to high-risk adolescents. Dennis is also a management consultant working with both nonprofit and for-profit businesses, and he serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Portland State University (Public Administration) and an Instructor at Portland Community College (Addictions Counselor Education). He has provided training and workshops for over 30,000 people and hundreds of businesses/organizations ranging from small nonprofits to some of the largest accounting firms in the world. A Licensed Professional Counselor, Dennis has also developed counselor and parent training programs for over 30 years including: Basic Counseling Skills; Advanced Counseling Skills; Parents-in-Charge; Adult Odyssey (impact of race and gender on the therapeutic relationship); Relationships and Addiction; Men and Addiction; and Boys Will Be Men: Gender Specific Treatment for Boys. He has also created a DVD Training Series (The MaleBox) designed for teachers and counseling staff in programs working with boys/men and The MaleBox Curriculum for facilitating treatment groups for boys/men. Dennis has been recognized by the University of Portland’s Pamplin School of Business at their 75th Anniversary as one of the “Significant 75” graduates from the Business School, by Portland State University for Outstanding Contributions to the Division of Public Administration, and by Portland Monthly’s Light a Fire Awards as the 2012 “Extraordinary Executive Director”. In 2013 he received the Natalie S. Bimel Community Partner Award from the Annie E. Casey Foundation for his leadership in juvenile detention reform. As a working manager himself and a parent of eight children, Dennis tends to focus on concrete strategies and techniques which can be directly applied for even the most complex organizational/human dynamics.
Here what others had to say…
“I am glad I attended, there was a lot of reinforcing information, networking opportunities, and unexpected new information.”
“OCP has provided a variety of trainings in the past several years that have targeted several key areas in mental and behavioral health. These trainings include nationally renowned as well as locally based trainers. Having attended several of these trainings, I can say they are always well prepared, hosted, and carried out.”
“I really appreciate OCP for providing these trainings for our provider network. They have been very organized, excellent, very helpful and affordable.”
“Great training. Thank you so much. I also extra appreciate how affordable it was. A number of therapists that I work with were able to attend as a result.”
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