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Families in Conflict

September 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

Presented in partnership with the Office of Continuing Education and the Institute for Adolescent Suicide Prevention

Families in Conflict

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

9:00AM-11:15AM PT1/11:00PM-2:15PM CST/12:00PM-3:15PM EST

This program, when attended in its entirety, offers 3.0 CEs for Psychologists and 3.0 BBS California CEUs for LPCCs, LPSW, and LMFTs.

Live Webinar Event held via Zoom. Live attendance is required for this program.

Workshop Description:

The purpose of the presentation is to examine the correlation between families in conflict and adolescent suicide.

The literature and research concerning adolescent suicide and families in conflict will be presented via case studies. Other topics include: suicidal warning signs, domestic violence, suicidal assessments, management, and crisis interventions. The responsibility of those professions required to report child abuse associated with family conflict will also be discussed.

Finally, this workshop will information about how to address family conflict and potential suicidal ideations through threat and risk detection, monitoring, managing, assessing, and providing crisis interventions

Workshop Learning Objectives:

After attending this introductory level workshop, participants will be able to:

1. Describe issues adolescents face when being within an environment of conflict and adverse circumstances.

2. Identify assessment and managing tools for family conflict.

3. Identify the risk factors and pre-indicators warning signs of the suicide risk.

4. Discuss how family conflict factors is incorporated into assessment, clinical, and forensic works with adolescents.

5. Discuss post actions procedures for particular community living in conflict, then showcase options for prevention plan buildings.

Professional Bio of Presenter Goines, Gary, M.A., Adjunct Professor; Past Chair of the Alumni Council, Board Member of the University Adjunct Advisory Board,  and Adjunct Faculty Mentor.  (Washington DC Campus).

Gary Goines, a graduate of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), is currently an Adjunct Professor for the Forensic Psychology Online and on the ground program at TCSPP, Washington, D.C. Campus, the Chair of the Alumni Council, a Board Member of the University Adjunct Advisory Board, Adjunct Mentor, Technical Instructor at Homeland Security, Cheltenham, MD, a member of The Blue Moral Project, a member of the TCS Institute for Adolescent Suicide Prevention. He is a Police Psychologist studying law enforcement as it relates to the selection/screening process, fit for duty evaluations.  He focuses on Police stress management skills, conflict resolution skills, crisis debriefing techniques.  Additionally, he addresses police interacting with emotionally disturbed and mentally ill individuals, basic negotiation skills, hostage negotiation teams, law enforcement Counselor/Coach, threat & risk assessment, and management. Professor Goines’s research project addresses and focuses on Police training and Police Wellness and Self-Care related to Mental Health Professionals. Before joining TCSPP as an Adjunct Professor, he was Supervisory Special Agent with the United States Capitol Police for over thirty years. He is currently a U.S. Capitol Police Agency Trustee on the Executive Board of the Fraternal Order Of Police D.C. Lodge #1. Professor Goines is a certified instructor with the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission. Additionally, Professor Goines is on the board as the Director of Training for Protect and Serve LLC, a law enforcement and security professional consulting firm. During his career at the U.S. Capitol Police, he was assigned as Crime Scene Search Officer, Patrol Officer, member of the Containment Emergency Response Team (hostage rescue team), Chair of the Fraternal Order of Police USCP Labor Committee, and Dignitary Protection Division. Currently, he is a Professor at the TCSPP DC Campus and an online instructor. He has taught the following subjects: Psychology of Law Enforcement, Psychology of Hostage Negotiation, Violence and Risk Assessment, Introduction to Forensic Psychology, Assessment and Treatment of Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders, Social Psychology, and Aggression, Psychology of Terrorism and Social and Cultural Foundations in Counseling. He has conducted numerous Active Shooters presentations for the Homeland Security meeting in Bristol County, MA, and an Active Shooter presentation at the Forensic Mental Health Awareness Conference. He is a member of the APA, the Fraternal Order of Police, and the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP).

Program Standards and Goals

This program meets APA’s continuing education Standard 1.3: Program content focuses on topics related to psychological practice, education, or research other than application of psychological assessment and/or intervention methods that are supported by contemporary scholarship grounded in established research procedures.

This program meets APA’s continuing education Goal 3: Program will allow psychologists to maintain, develop, and increase competencies in order to improve services to the public and enhance contributions to the profession.

Registration and Fees:

General Admission: $75.00

Students: $30.00

TCSPP Faculty/Staff: $50.00

Site supervisors: $50.00

Alumni: $50.00

Refund Policy:100% of tuition is refundable up to 48 hours before the program.

Within 48 hours of the program, tuition is nonrefundable.

Workshop Schedule (Shown in CT):

11:00 am – Event Begins

Two 7-Minute Breaks

2:15 pm – Event Ends


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Target Audience: Healthcare and Mental healthcare professionals, hypnosis practitioners, University faculty and students. Members of SCEH and the TCSPP community.

Psychologists. This program, when attended in its entirety, is available for 3.0 continuing education credits. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in its continuing education activities. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is also committed to conducting all activities in conformity with the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles for Psychologists. Participants are asked to be aware of the need for privacy and confidentiality throughout the program. If program content becomes stressful, participants are encouraged to process these feelings during discussion periods. If participants have special needs, we will attempt to accommodate them. Please address questions, concerns and any complaints to Danielle Bohrer at 312-467-2364. There is no commercial support for this program nor are there any relationships between the CE Sponsor, presenting organization, presenter, program content, research, grants, or other funding that could reasonably be construed as conflicts of interest.

MFTs, LPCCs, and LCSWs. Course meets the qualifications for 3.0 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. If you are licensed outside of California please check with your local licensing agency to to determine if they will accept these CEUs. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to offer continuing education programming for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an accredited or approved postsecondary institution that meets the requirements set forth in Sections 4980.54(f)(1), 4989.34, 4996.22(d)(1), or 4999.76(d) of the Code.

Participation Certificate. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is able to provide students and other participants who simply wish to have documentation of their attendance at the program a participation certificate.

Non Psychologists. Most licensing boards accept Continuing Education Credits sponsored by the American Psychological Association but non-psychologists are recommended to consult with their specific state-licensing board to ensure that APA-sponsored CE is acceptable.*Participants must attend 100% of the program in order to obtain a Certificate of Attendance. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

*Participants must attend 100% of the program in order to obtain a Certificate of Attendance.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


September 21, 2021
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT


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