THANKS TO OUR 2021 CONFERENCE SPONSORS:
Welcome! Christian Counseling Professionals of Chicagoland began in January 2011 with over 30 individuals from 17 Christian counseling agencies gathered at Meier Clinics of Wheaton. In this initial meeting, we discussed ways to collaborate and offer mutual training, marketing, and outreach projects. A Steering Committee was formed and meets faithfully each month to create objectives and goals as a unified group of believers.
"Suicidal Ideation: How to Assess, Prevent, and Hospitalize for Suicidality"
Friday, January 28, 2022
8:30am- 9:00am - Registration/Light Breakfast/Networking
9:00am-11:00pm - Workshop Presentation and Q/A
Phillip Wood, LCPC
Phillip Wood is a licensed clinical professional counselor and works at Meier Clinics in Chicago, IL. Phil’s approach to counseling and soul care is shaped from years of pastoral experience in both the local church and parachurch ministry, having worked extensively with at-risk youth, the homeless community, and those struggling under the weight of addictions. His overall approach is Brief, Solution-Focused Therapy rooted in the biblical aspects of CBT.
2 CEUs will be available for clinical professionals.
Key Objectives for this workshop include:
1. Assessing for Suicidal Risk
2. Responding when a suicide attempt is imminent or in progress
3. Evaluation referral and the P&C process
4. Contracting for safety
5. Coaching the third-party support network
Recap of October 2021 Conference
We enjoyed a full day of training at our annual CCPC conference from Ron Deal, LMFT, of Family Life on "Therapy for Stepfamilies." Attendees gained an understanding of what is helpful and unhelpful when counseling blended families. A time of encouragement, laughter and dynamic teaching was experienced by all.
Recap of March 2021 Webinar
We continued our virtual training with our March CEU workshop with Matthew Hanlon of Cedar Tree Counseling. This webinar focused on developing your therapeutic presence. Attendees were encouraged and learned mindfulness techniques to equip themselves and their clients.