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Upcoming events

    • 20 Feb 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)
    • The Heights, 8001 Dale Ave., Richmond Heights, MO 63117

    Understanding Gender Diversity

    Transgender and non-binary people have existed across time and cultures and are finally benefiting from increased visibility and freedom to exist openly.  This means we are all likely to know, love or treat a trans, non-binary or gender-expansive person.  Please join us as we untangle gender and learn about the lives of gender-diverse humans so we can create a world that is safer, more inclusive and increasingly affirming for people of all genders. 

    About the facilitator: 

    Kelly Storck, LCSW

    • 27 Mar 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CDT)
    • The Heights, 8001 Dale Ave., Richmond Heights, MO 63117

    SPECIAL EVENT:  CEU Opportunity

    Assessment, Safety Planning and Prevention

    For over a decade, the suicide rate in Missouri has been higher than the national rate. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death with suicides outnumbering homicides by more than two to one. With the increase in opiate addictions, it is critical that social workers are educated in how to assess, treat, and refer to appropriate levels of care to lower the risks for suicide.  

    Upon completion of this workshop participants will be able to:

    1. Recognize the warning signs of suicide risk,

    2. Understand family concerns with at-risk patients,

    3. Incorporate behavioral health screens and safety plans,

    4. Apply best practices that facilitate resilience and improve health outcomes,

    5. Identify resources and recent research for suicide prevention.

    About the presenter: 

    Gary Behrman, Ph.D., M.Div., LCSW

    Gary U. Behrman, PhD, MSW, M.Div., LCSW is an Assistant Adjunct Professor at Saint Louis University (SLU) Schools of Social Work, Allied Health, and Medicine for the past 27 years.  Dr. Behrman is recognized for his expertise as clinician, educator, and consultant and has a private practice in St. Louis County. He has extensive training in trauma recovery and served as a first responder for numerous crisis events around the country, including an assignment at Ground Zero following the attacks on 911 and with Ferguson/Florissant MO School District following the unrest in 2016. His research and publications are in trauma recovery and the role of spirituality and faith in the healing process.

    Contact Information

    314 456 1017

    • 22 Apr 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CDT)
    • The Heights, 8001 Dale Ave., Richmond Heights, MO 63117

    Soul to Soul:  Music and Messages About Matters of the Spirit

    About the facilitator: 

    Greg Pacini, LPC

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