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Upcoming Events

Compass Health Center is proud to offer webinars to its community. Please see below for upcoming events as well as links to past videos.

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Upcoming Events


October

5 Strategies to Cope with Mood Dysregulation in Teens | Free CE Webinar - Compass Health Center

5 Strategies to Cope with Mood Dysregulation in Teens | Free CE Webinar

October 6, 2022 | 12:00 PM CST

Join Compass Health Center for this free 1-credit CE webinar that will show participants how to identify warning signs of depression and anxiety in teenagers and how to offer your help in tangible ways. This presentation is open to all school partners and behavioral health networks should the topic interest them. CE credit will only be available for clinicians licensed in Illinois.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Understand reasons for increased anxiety and depression at the start of the school year
  • Recognize warning signs of increased anxiety or depression
  • How mood dysregulation may present in your office or classroom
  • How to make what you are already doing more impactful
  • 5 strategies to practice with dysregulated teenagers
  • Learn indicators of when to make a referral to PHP/IOP 

PRESENTERS

  • Lizzie Goodman, LCSW, Director of Virtual Adolescent Program
  • Nicole Weinstock, LCSW, Associate Director of Virtual Adolescent Program
  • Grace McCutcheon, MSW, Group Therapist, Virtual Adolescent Program

EVENT DETAILS 

  • DATE: OCTOBER 6, 2022 
  • TIME: 12PM CST 
  • 1 CE Credit for Illinois Based Clinicians

Integrating DBT Principles & Skills into Individual Therapy | FREE CE Webinar - Compass Health Center

Integrating DBT Principles & Skills into Individual Therapy | FREE CE Webinar

October 12, 2022 | 9:00 - 11:00 AM CST

Join Compass Health Center for this free 2-credit CE Webinar that will explore techniques to integrate DBT principles and skills into individual therapy and discuss how to use DBT in creative, adaptable, and flexible ways and, at the same time, maintain integrity of the DBT model. This presentation is open to all school partners and behavioral health networks should the topic interest them, although CE credit will only be given to licensed Illinois clinicians.

*Please note, while this training explores Dr. Linehan’s model and publications, neither Compass nor the presenters are DBT Institute affiliated.*

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Understand tenets of DBT model & application in individual treatment
  • Learn methods for applying DBT model to case conceptualization & treatment planning
  • Explore techniques for incorporating DBT skills into individual treatment in creative & engaging ways
  • Discuss ways to make DBT accessible & approachable for patients with different strengths & struggles
  • Develop tools for integrating DBT with other modalities and adapting content while also staying true to core principles

PRESENTERS

  • Margaret Lewis, LCSW, Director, Center of Excellence
  • Deanna Ned, Psy.D., Director, Young Adult Program, Oak Brook

EVENT DETAILS 

  • DATE: OCTOBER 12, 2022 
  • TIME: 9AM-11AM CST 
  • 2 CE Credits for Illinois Based Clinicians 

Our Recent Events

Creating Space Skillfully: Continued Coping in the Aftermath of Tragedy

On Wednesday and Thursday, July 20th and 21st, Compass clinicians hosted community webinars for a deeper dive into the skills discussed in our recent post-crisis support webinars. This presentation was designed for individuals ages 16 and up, and explores how to practice the coping skills needed to navigate strong emotions that can follow a crisis. It is not necessary to watch the prior recordings to gain insights from this one. Please view our recording of Creating Space Skillfully: Continued Coping in the Aftermath of Tragedy recorded on Thursday, July 21, 2022.

Skills for Coping in the Aftermath of Tragedy for Adults (Ages 24+)

On July 6th and July 7th, Compass Clinicians hosted a series of post-crisis support webinars open to the community in response to the tragedy that took place on July 4th. Please view our recording of Skills for Coping in the Aftermath of Tragedy for Adults (Ages 24+) recorded on Thursday, July 7th, 2022.

How To Talk to Children about Tragedy for Parents and Caregivers

On July 6th and July 7th, Compass Clinicians hosted a series of post-crisis support webinars open to the community in response to the tragedy that took place on July 4th. Please view our recording of How To Talk to Children about Tragedy for Parents and Caregivers recorded on Thursday, July 7th, 2022.

Skills for Coping in the Aftermath of Tragedy for Young Adults (Ages 16-23)

On July 6th and July 7th, Compass Clinicians hosted a series of post-crisis support webinars open to the community in response to the tragedy that took place on July 4th. Please view our recording of Skills for Coping in the Aftermath of Tragedy for Young Adults (Ages 16-23) recorded on Wednesday, July 6th, 2022.

Supporting Student Mental Health Needs In The 2020/2021 School Year:

Compass Health Center Adolescent OCD and Complex Anxiety LCSW and Education Specialist discuss:

  • Supporting changing mental health and educational needs of students and families
  • Identifying the range of reactions to COVID-19
  • Understanding symptoms of depression, anxiety, and grief/loss
  • Presenting coping skills and more

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Compass Health Center’s experts join in a 2 part webinar series to discuss Suicide Prevention.

Loyola Webinar

Loyola Academy and Compass Health Center are partnering to present this parent webinar. Please join Margaret Lewis, LCSW, and Emily Crane, M.Ed., education specialist, as they focus on self-care, limits, coping tools, and how parents can support their teen during hybrid learning with strategies for academics and social-emotional wellbeing. Registration is required.

District 113 Webinars

Supporting Teachers Mental Health | Compass Health Center’s team works in conjunction with District 113 to support the mental health of school administration and teachers.

From School to Summer |  District 113 Webinar & Compass Health Center’s Child and Adolescent Therapy team discuss opening up conversations about COVID-19 as a family.

Loyola Webinar

Compass staff presented on “How Parents Can Support their Students’ Mental Health Over the Summer” for Loyola Academy faculty. As the school year ends, students are preparing for their next transition to summer which can bring a lot of anxiety and uncertainty during COVID-19.

Catch Webinars

Compass Health Center partnered with CATCH – Community Action Together for Children’s Health to present “Managing the Flood of Emotions Brought on by a Pandemic,” a two-part webinar designed to help our community navigate these uncertain times and protect our mental health. Compass Health Center clinical staff, including trauma experts, are the presenters.

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