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Working with Angry Clients: Techniques, Interventions, and Activities

  • 08/05/2020
  • Zoom
  • 60


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Working with Angry Clients: Techniques, Interventions, and Activities, by Dr. Carol ZA McGinnis, PhD, BC-TMH, LCPC, NCC August 5th, 12-1:30pm, EDT via Zoom.

This webinar will provide an overview of strategies for working specifically on the anger that many clients bring into session.  Many counselors find it difficult to engage clients with this emotion in a ways that will connect with therapeutic goals and new coping behaviors.  This webinar will help counselors and mental health providers approach anger in a new way with concrete ways to practice expressing it in healthy ways.  Attendees will learn 1) to understand anger as a positive emotion when it is functional 2) to engage clients in learning more about their anger through specific strategies 3) to assist clients in practice of healthy angering in session.

       Carol ZA McGinnis PhD, BC-TMH, LCPC, NCC is serving currently as the 2020-2021 President of MCA. She works full time as Associate Professor at Messiah University and oversees the Clinical Mental Health Track for that Graduate Counseling Program.  Carol identifies as a Pastoral Counselor and recent Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapist (SIP) credentialed trainer through ACPE and values many traditional and contemporary theoretical orientations.  Her research interests are in functional anger and the virtual environment of Xbox videogaming.

Registration Fees: 

        $7 MCA Students/Retirees, 

        $15 MCA Professional Members 

        $25 Professional Non-members 

Attendees may earn 1.5 CEs; Zoom registration link will be shared with attendees before event.

The Maryland Counseling Association, Inc. is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2021, and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC Credit are clearly identified. MCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.  

*Refund Policy: As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the Maryland Counseling Association, Inc. uses all funds to support the mission, vision, purpose, and needs for counselors in the State of Maryland. Therefore, all registration fees are final and non-refundable.

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