For copies of my presentations on DSM-5, please visit my DSM-5 Resource Page.
Emotional Support Puppies, Peacocks, and Tarantulas: Oh, My! (presented for Suncoast Mental Health Counselors Association 1/18/19)
What Mental Health Professionals Should Know About Medical Marijuana (presented for Florida Mental Health Counselors Association. and Tampa Bay Association of Marriage and Family Therapy)
Sleeping Soundly and Sedative Free: The Role of Mental Health Counselors in the Treatment of Sleep Disorders (presented 2/3/18 for the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association)
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing? Ethical Considerations for Medical Use of Opioids and Marijuana in Vocational Rehabilitation Settings (presented 11/2017 for ServiceSource Annual Conference)
Ethics Update: How to Chat, Post, Follow, Like, Tweet, Text, and Still Sleep Soundly in a Digital Age (presented 2/17/17 for the Suncoast Mental Health Counselors Association)
Motivational Interviewing 101: Working with Ambivalent and Resistant Clients (presented 2/4/17 for Florida Mental Health Counselors Association)
Ethics Update: How to Chat, Post, Follow, Like, Twee, Text, and Still Sleep Soundly in a Digital Age (presented 11/2/16 for ServiceSource)
I Didn't Go to Grad School to Chase Dollars & Cents: Using Electronic Health Records and Web-Based Practice Management Systems to Thrive in a Third Party Payer World (presented 1/8/15 for Florida Mental Health Counselors Association). To view the web-based version, click here.
Panic Not: Managing Agression and Threatening Behavior Through De-Escalation (presented 11/5/15 at ServiceSource)
To view the web-based version, click here.
Forensic Mental Health Evaluation 101: CFMHE Written Exam Prep (presented 7/17/15 for National Board of Forensic Evaluators)
The Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator's (CFMHE's) Guide to Surviving the Oral Examination (presented 7/15/15 for National Board of Forensic Evaluators)
"I Didn't Go to Grad School to Chase Dollaras & Cents!": Using Electronic Health Records & Web-Based Practice Management Systemts to Thrive in a Third Party Payer World (presented 6/19/15 for Suncoast Mental Health Counselors Association)
Borderline Personality Disorder: Symptoms, Myths, and Best Practices for Treatment (presented for Total Recovery Now 10/20/14)
Progress, Not Perfection: Justification for Care and Documentation of Continued Stay Criteria (presented for Total Recovery Now 8/4/14)
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Differentiating Between Opioid Use and Abuse in Patients with Chronic Pain (presented at Tampa Bay Florida Rehabilitation Association 4/9/14)
Motivational Interviewing 101 for Rehabilitation Professionals (presented 3/28/14 at the annual Florida Association of Rehabilitation Professionals conference)
Motivational Interviewing 101 (presented 4/14/13 for students of the Counselor Education program at the University of South Florida; updated 4/21/13)
Substance Use Disorders: Implications for VR Counselors (presented 3/22/13 for vocational rehabilitation professionals at ServiceSource; updated 3/17/13)