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The Hope and Healing Center & Institute

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November 2019

Health Care Ethics 101: Defining and Applying Core Principles

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 78 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Advances in health care have enabled people to live longer lives.  What are some of the issues that arise with these advances?  What are some of the core ethical principles and how are they applied?  Dr. Peggy Determeyer will review some of the cases that have led to the adoption of these principles, and provide examples for discussion on how they might be applied. This CEU event is geared towards Mental Health Professionals. CEU Credit Hours Available:…

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December 2019

Building Your ERP Toolbox for Treating OCD

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 84 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Exposure with Response Prevention is the foundation for empowering your clients to take back their life from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Fine-tuning your imaginal and in vivo exposure skills will help your client be prepared to battle the ever-changing and tricky nature of OCD. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning.  Due to video filming, late attendees will be asked to view the presentation…

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January 2020

The Intersection of Faith and Mental Health – Empirical Research and Untapped Potential

January 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 104 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM This program will provide a brief overview of the extant empirical research on the ways in which faith can impact mental health symptoms and coping, and highlight some potential ideas for ethically integrating faith and faith communities in the context of mental health treatment to bolster positive coping strategies and improve mental health and well-being. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning.  Due…

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New Year, New You: Planning Your Personal Growth for 2020

January 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 103 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM As the New Year comes around, many people want to make changes in their lives but aren't sure where to start. Through a whole health approach, this lunch and learn will walk you through areas of your life that need nurturing and care: physical, mental, spiritual, and relational. You will learn simple ways to make positive changes, rebuild, and enhance your life. Through living a balanced life, it is possible to see life renewed. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED…

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A Brief Introduction to Radically Open DBT

January 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy is an evidenced based treatment that is effective for treatment resistant depression, anorexia, chronic anxiety, avoidant personality disorder, and OCPD. This presentation will provide a brief overview of the theoretical basis and the structure of the treatment. This CEU event is geared towards Mental Health Professionals. CEU Credit Hours Available: 1.5 Hours Cost: Free REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT. Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to…

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Anxiety in Children and Teens

January 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 103 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM For many youth in today’s society, there are increasing factors contributing to a new age of normalcy of greater anxiety in their lives. Join us to learn about the rising rates of anxiety in children, the theories behind the phenomenon, and best-practice methods for treatment. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning.  Due to video filming, late attendees will be asked to view…

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February 2020

Understanding Narcissistic Personality Disorder

February 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 102 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Monopolizing conversations? Feelings of entitlement? Belittling others? These are all classic signs of Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). Do you know of someone who knows the “right” way and all other ways are wrong? Are they cocky, lack empathy, and think they are largely important? NPD causes problems in many areas of an individual’s life, such as relationships, work, school, or finances. In this presentation Dr. Stanford will describe the causes, symptoms, and treatments for this problem personality…

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Religion and Suicide: Mental Health Assessment and Treatment Practice Implications

February 12, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Religion impacts suicidality. Across history, religions have incorporated elements of life and death, and have exerted an influence on their followers understanding, perceptions, and behaviors related to suicide. This presentation examines the relationship between religion and suicide. Specifically, the aims of this presentation include examining the suicide rates, and risk and protective factors for suicide across the following four religions: Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism. This CEU event is geared towards Mental Health Professionals. CEU Credit Hours…

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The Gut/Brain Connection

February 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 101 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM In recent years, there has been increasing research on the interactions between the brain, the gastrointestinal tract, the bacteria within the gastrointestinal tract, and the bidirectional relationship between these systems: the brain–gut–microbiome axis. Join Dr. Alok Madan for a Lunch & Learn as he discusses the most recent research on the brain-gut connection. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning.  Due to video…

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March 2020

Social Media and Gaming

March 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 103 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Our children are constantly plugged in these days. Whether it’s playing with the latest lenses on Snapchat or exploring the newest expansion in their favorite video game, our children are engaged with technology almost 24/7. Join us to learn how the brain is affected by technology, healthy media and game limits, and what parents need to know to protect children. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check in will begin 15 minutes prior…

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Overview of Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADS)

March 25, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free

ABOUT THE PROGRAM This presentation will provide an overview of symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options for postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, including postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, and postpartum PTSD. This CEU event is geared towards Mental Health Professionals. CEU Credit Hours Available: 1.5 Hours Cost: Free REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning.  Due to video filming, late attendees will be asked to view the…

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April 2020

To Eat or Not to Eat: It’s All in Your Brain

April 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 103 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Most of us understand the physical necessity of eating, but do we have the same level of understanding regarding the emotional connection to eating? With growing obesity rates and associated complications affecting millions of people, research is being done to better understand how the brain interacts with food and what can be done to provide effective treatment for those needing it. Join Dr. Qingchun Tong as he seeks to provide a better understanding of the brain’s relationship…

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Anxiety and Depression in Young Adults

April 8, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 101 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM This presentation will review how to identify and respond to symptoms of anxiety and depression in young adults. Consideration will be given to common stressors that individuals face when progressing from adolescence to young adulthood that may contribute to the onset or escalation of mental health concerns. Strategies will be discussed for how families can respond effectively and compassionately. In addition, guidance will be offered for determining when symptoms of anxiety and depression may be significant enough…

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The Executive Parent: Parenting a Child with Autism

April 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 104 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM This presentation will give a description of autism, associated conditions, areas of treatment and planning for development, education and transition into adulthood. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning.  Due to video filming, late attendees will be asked to view the presentation in the Green Room. PARKING AND BUILDING LOCATION The best way to locate our building is to search 5025 Riverway Drive, Houston TX…

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Introduction to Play Therapy

April 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Join us for an introduction to using play therapy with your younger clients (and maybe their older relatives, too!). This 90-minute presentation will include a description of what play therapy is, what it isn’t, and some ideas for adding it to your practice. This CEU event is geared towards Mental Health Professionals. CEU Credit Hours Available: 1.5 Hours Cost: Free REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check in will begin 15 minutes prior…

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May 2020

Understanding Eating Disorders: It’s Not About Food and Weight

May 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free 103 tickets left

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses marked by disturbances to a person’s eating and exercise behaviors as well as body image.  Eating disorders affect people of all ages, racial/ethnic backgrounds, body weights and genders. This interactive lecture will cover the different types of eating disorders, the factors that contribute to the development of eating disorders, the different types of treatment available and what recovery looks like. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT Check…

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How to Avoid Ethical Pitfalls – Mental Health Professionals

May 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free

ABOUT THE PROGRAM There is no doubt that navigating the waters of ethical responsibilities in your place of work or practice can seem tricky and sometimes daunting. By being proactive, addressing potential conflicts, and discussing them with colleagues, we can avoid the sticky situations that lead to ethics board hearings, lawsuits, and more. In this training you will review the ethical pitfalls that many mental health professionals encounter and how to avoid them. This CEU event is geared towards Mental…

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