Raising Healthy Families 2018

Building Connection, Compassion, and Community Co-hosted by the Marin County Office of Education When: Saturday, March 3, 2018 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Where: Marin County Office of Education 1111 Las Gallinas Avenue, San Rafael Special guest speaker: Keynote by Matt Willis, MD, MPH, Public Health Officer for Marin County Silent Auction and Raffle Raffle…

Working Intersubjectively with Developmental Trauma and Traumatic Attachments: Tools for Transformation (day-long in depth workshop)
– Presented by Jane Rubin, PhD [SEMINAR]

Many of our patients suffer from various forms of developmental trauma. Whether their presenting problems are depression, anxiety, the inability to form meaningful relationships, or difficulty finding their direction in life, they live in the shadow of early relationships with misattuned caregivers. Intersubjectivity theory and infant research give us new ways of understanding and working with these…

Working Intersubjectively with Developmental Trauma and Traumatic Attachments: A Case-Based Approach (eight week series beginning October 19, 2018)
– Presented by Jane Rubin, PhD [STUDY GROUP]

Eight sessions, the third Friday of the month: Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 21, 2018, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, Mar. 15, April 19, May 17, 2019 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Intersubjectivity theory gives clinicians the tools to work effectively with developmental trauma and traumatic attachments while avoiding the impasses that often undermine treatment. While…

The Power of Mindfulness and Compassion to Healthy Brain Functioning
– Presented by Shauna Shapiro, PhD [CLASS]

Based on Dr. Shapiro’s recent text, The Art and Science of Mindfulness: Integrating Mindfulness into Psychotherapy and the Helping Professions (2017), the program offers scientific research and meditative practices for therapists interested in awakening the mind and opening the heart. We begin by defining mindfulness as involving three synergistic elements, Intention, Attention and Attitude. We focus particularly…

Changing Times – New Developments in Law and Ethics for the Mental Health Professional
– Presented by Daniel O. Taube, JD, PhD [SEMINAR] 

Professional mental health and addictions services ethics codes, case law, and regulations are ever changing. With the busy schedules most mental health professionals have, it can be difficult to keep up with these changes. As a result, licensing boards (e.g., the Board of Psychology and the Board of Behavioral Sciences) require regular updates for practicing…