DV Issues in Action Feb. 9th, 2018

February 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Deb Gion's Office-Dobson Professional Plaza
3200 N Dobson Rd #103
Chandler, AZ 85224
Professionals $80 until 2 weeks before, then $100. University Students $40 until 2 weeks before, then $59
Marlo Archer

This Continuing Education Workshop will explore introductory issues around Domestic Violence for those with limited exposure or experience.

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance for 3 hours.

API is a NAADAC Approved Continuing Education Provider – Number 152131

Workshop Goals
1. Satisfy requirements for continuing education for mental health professionals practicing in Arizona.
2. Build and strengthen professional relationships among attendees and trainers.
3. Facilitate personal and professional growth of attendees and trainers using psychodramatic and sociometric concepts and methods.
4. Provide a range of experiences, including fun, in a safe setting.

1. List risk factors for domestic violence.
2. List the warning signs of domestic violence.
3. Describe three levels of prevention and provide an example of each.
4. Discuss common patterns of abusive behavior.
5. Discuss mental health effects of domestic violence, including depression
and posttraumatic stress disorder in both adults and children.

Dr. Marlo Archer, CP, TEP, is a Co-Founder of the Arizona Psychodrama Institute, a licensed psychologist, a Trainer, Educator, Practitioner of psychodrama, and the 2013 recipient of the ASGPP’s Zerka T. Moreno Award. She has been providing Continuing Education to Professionals through API since 2012.

Debra Wingo Gion, LPC, PAT, CGP, is a co-founder of the Arizona Psychodrama Institute. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, has been a Certified Practitioner of Psychodrama for 25 years. She is also a nationally Certified Group Practitioner through the American Group Psychotherapy Association. She has worked in private practice settings, residential treatment centers and has worked in Canada with First Nations people as well as with the Gila River RBHA clients. She has been doing Trauma Recovery Work for 25 years, both individually and in groups. Debra incorporates her creativity, humor and calm, grounded manner in her work with clients and colleagues. She is excited to be enrolled in the Practitioner Applicant for Trainer in Psychodrama process to become a national trainer. Psychodrama students may receive up to 160 of their training hours from a PAT.

Registration for this workshop constitutes the following Informed Consent: I understand that this workshop is intended only as training, not as therapy. I am aware that psychodrama, sociometry, and group psychotherapy are powerful methods that must be used carefully. I understand that this is an experiential workshop, that is, I will be allowed and encouraged to participate actively. I understand that as a result of my participation, therapeutic issues for further exploration may be revealed and that it is my responsibility to seek professional services for therapy, if such a need should arise. Workshop leaders are available to make referrals to professionals in my area. I have also been informed that the workshop may be videotaped for Debra Wingo Gion’s Primary and Secondary TEP trainers to evaluate Debra’s teaching methods, areas of strength and to target opportunities for improvement. My identity will be held confidential and the video will only be viewed by the trainers. My registration for this workshop constitutes consent to be videotaped. My participation in this workshop additionally constitutes permission to participate in sociometric research that may eventually be reported in a professional journal, without my personally identifying information.

Here’s what people have said about API’s other Continuing Education Course Cultural Competency & Diversity and Ethics in Action

“The best workshop EVER on Cultural Competency & Ethics” – Carolyn Newsome, MA, LPC, LMFT, Phoenix

“This was one of the best workshops I have ever attended because the learning process was very interactive relevant to the people in this particular group” – Yasaman Parsi, LAC

“Marlo takes necessary topics needed for continuing education and makes them interesting, fun, and action-oriented” – Cristine Toel, MA, LAC

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