Events

Stay tuned for local events, professional trainings and more.

This page contains information about upcoming events.  If you have any questions please contact me directly at 843-723-8003 or via email at bmelton@homesc.com

The Helping Professionals Network meets the first Friday of every month from 8:30-10:30 am to provide a forum for helping professionals to network and gain FREE continuing education hours in the supportive atmosphere of Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health (PLBH) at 2777 Speissegger Dr., North Charleston SC 29406. No reservation is necessary; anyone can come! FREE ce certificates are provided at the end of the training; refreshments always provided. For current topics, more information, or to get on their mailing list, call Stacy Lindbergh, PLBH’s Director of Business Development and Community Relations, at (843) 745-5166.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:
1/25/12Working Therapeutically with Angry Children –in Florence, S.C. — speaker Barbara Melton; register through Kay Lambert, Allied Health Education Coordinator at Pee Dee AHEC — 843-777-5352 phone; website: www.peedeeahec.net

1/28/12Psychological First Aid class (FREE) at American Red Cross chapter office at 8085 Rivers Ave. North Charleston, SC 29406; 1-4pm – 3 FREE CE credits. NOTE: VERY VERY basic; actually meant for lay public. Register through Red Cross office at (843) 764-2323. Instructor: Barbara Melton, Disaster Mental Health Lead for Lowcountry Chapter.

2/21-2/23/12SC Counseling Assn. annual conference in Myrtle Beach. Details will be posted on their website at www.sccounselor.org

2/23/12 – (1-5pm) — Foundations of Disaster Mental Health – Red Cross training in Myrtle Beach for licensed mh professionals and graduate students. FREE 4 hr. training which prepares you to volunteer for the American Red Cross as a disaster mental health volunteer. Register through the SC Counseling Assn. (it is a post-convention offering). Their Secretary is Linwood Floyd linwoodfloyd@yahoo.com

3/24/12Psychological First Aid class (FREE) at American Red Cross chapter office at 8085 Rivers Ave. North Charleston, SC 29406; 1-4pm – 3 FREE CE credits. NOTE: VERY VERY basic; actually meant for lay public. Register through Red Cross office at (843) 764-2323. Instructor: Barbara Melton, Disaster Mental Health Lead for Lowcountry Chapter.

5/10/12 Mood Disorders and Dialectical Behavior Therapy either in Orangeburg OR Walterboro (location TBA); instructor Barbara Melton. Details forthcoming.

6/23/12 — – Psychological First Aid class (FREE) at American Red Cross chapter office at 8085 Rivers Ave. North Charleston, SC 29406; 1-4pm – 3 FREE CE credits. NOTE: VERY VERY basic; actually meant for lay public. Register through Red Cross office at (843) 764-2323. Instructor: Barbara Melton, Disaster Mental Health Lead for Lowcountry Chapter.

8/4/12American Mental Health Counselors Assn. of SC Annual Conference in Columbia, S.C. – South University campus, 9 Science Ct., Columbia, SC. This year’s theme is “The Trauma Connection” and will focus on giving the clinician tools for helping clients deal with trauma. Special keynote speaker from “The Refuge” in Florida. For more info contact Larue Bettis, their President, at larueb@solutionsforlife.org

8/31/12Annual Darkness to Light Mini-Conference in Charleston, S.C. A day of continuing education geared towards learning about effects (and treatment) of child sexual abuse. For more info, contact Barbara Melton at bmelton@homesc.com

10/19/12Conflict Resolution Conference in Charleston, S.C. Variety of speakers from the Assn. of Conflict Resolution of SC presenting on peer mediation, anger management, and more. For more info, contact Barbara Melton at bmelton@homesc.com

MORE WILL BE ADDED SOON!