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Event to explore counseling within criminal justice system

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, unique characteristics of prisons pose important implications for treating clients within this setting. Despite the possibility that experience with legal matters might be detrimental to individuals involved, such experiences can also result

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‘Counselor LGBT Training’ event planned May 2

According to the American Psychological Association, people who identify as LGBT utilize mental health services more than their heterosexual counterparts. They also experience depression, anxiety, substance abuse and suicidality at disproportionate rates, and are more likely to be homeless, suffer abuse and

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Lynn Lidbury

Feb. 15 seminar on self-care strategies will give ‘helping professionals’ ideas to combat burnout

People who work in careers that require emotional investment, such as nurses, counselors and educators, often cite compassion fatigue and subsequent burnout for leaving their jobs. Those who succeed are those who set proper boundaries around work, taking time to relax and

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