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General Meetings

October

Presented by: Michelle Hollister, P.A.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

6:00-7:30 p.m.

This meeting will be offered virtually.

Description: Every person in Florida over the age of 18 should consider a durable power of attorney and health care advance directive.  You cannot assume your spouse, sibling, or parent can assist you in your time of need.  What happens when you do not have the ability to do this planning or you do not have anyone to assist you?   This presentation will address these important issues and offer solutions.

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November

Presented by: Joe Considine, P.A.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

12:00-1:00 p.m.

This meeting will be offered virtually.

Learn more about the Marchman Act, Florida’s substance abuse assessment and treatment statute, which allows for a petition to be filed to obtain a court order for substance abuse assessment or treatment.

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December

Presented by: Jacqui Supplee, Center for Discovery

Thursday, December 3, 2020

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This meeting will be offered virtually.

All Foods Fit: Why and How highlights the dietary breakdown of why our bodies need a variety and balance of all food groups.

Objectives:
  1. Discuss the “All Foods Fit” philosophy, and why we need to incorporate a meal plan that includes variety, balance and moderation of all food groups.
  2. Review the integration of Health at Every Size and Intuitive Eating principles, specific for use in treating all eating disorders.
  3. Review how restricting behaviors and diets have negative consequences on our health, and how diet culture has impacted our thoughts related to foods (e.g. “healthy/unhealthy”, “good/bad” foods, etc) 
Bio: 
Jacquelyn is a registered dietitian nutritionist through the Commission of Dietetic Registry (CDR), licensed by the state of Florida, and Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). She is a Certified Eating Disorder Dietitian and Supervisor (CEDRD-S) through IAEDP, and is the Dietary Supervisor of the Outpatient Division at Center for Discovery.
She received her bachelor’s of science in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine from the University of Tampa, and Master’s in Public Health Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has over 5 years of experience working with primarily eating disorders at all levels of care from inpatient and residential down to outpatient. Jacqui enjoys working with all populations to help understand the joy of eating and nourishing the body, mind and soul through food.

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Recordings

Presented by: Barry Rosenblum M.A. Certified Life Coach

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

1:00-2:00 p.m.

This meeting will be offered virtually.

This workshop will be an entertaining hands-on experience that will put focus on heightening your listening skills through the medium of improvisation. This workshop will help enhance your listening abilities so that you can tune into the energy and mood of any conversation and use this to create strong cohesive relationships with yourself and others. Participants are encouraged to play but may also feel free to watch.

 

Faith Over Fear

Mental Health & the Church

Presented by: Debbie Manigat, M.S.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Description: Debbie Manigat, M.S. is a local mental health advocate, New Song Church Mental Health Ministry Leader, and Family Therapist who hopes to shine light on how mental health professionals and pastors can partner to be a positive change in this area in support of families in need. In this presentation, Debbie will share her research, interventions, and ways churches and clinicians can partner. Her presentation will explore the fear of mental health stigma in the church and provide insight on how families and individuals can focus on holistic care through “soul care”.

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A Harmonious and Healing Intervention

Presented by: Dr. Suzie Duff

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Description: There are so many benefits to spending time in nature. It improves your mood, reduces feelings of stress and anger, and helps you to feel more relaxed and be more active. In this presentation, Dr. Suzie Duff explains how she incorporates nature into her practice as a clinician, integrating therapeutic approaches and natural surroundings. Putting the two together, nature and therapy, enhances the healing process by providing an extra layer of insight and awareness.

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Presented by: Cheryl Checkers

Monday, June 22, 2020

12:00-1:00 p.m.

This meeting will be offered virtually.

Participants will learn to implement multiple stress reduction strategies in order to reduce the level of stress and anxiety they may be experiencing. Techniques of mindfulness, guided imagery, relaxation exercises, among other tools will be taught so that participants can create their own stress reduction plan to immediately incorporate in their daily lives.

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Presented by: Cheryl Checkers

This workshop is now offered virtually. Click to view presentation.

This introductory interactive workshop aims to help participants learn to challenge and change unhelpful thoughts and beliefs and strengthen personal coping strategies. Participants will have the opportunity to identify how their own thought distortions lead to maladaptive behaviors and symptoms of distress.

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