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NEW YORK CITY CHAPTER
(NY 04) updated 1/20


CHAPTER INFORMATION:

Geographical area served:
Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island

Permanent Chapter Contact Information:
Gary Bisogna
174 Woolley Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314
garybisogna@yahoo.com


Meeting location:
We always meet in Manhattan but locations vary.

Chapter meeting dates/times:
The meetings are usually scheduled for the 4th Tuesday of the month - we usually accelerate the meeting in May, November and December to avoid clashing with holiday weeks. 

Why should I attend?
Chapter meetings are a great way to make professional contacts, network, discover new resources, and develop new skills.

Chapter program:
A segment of each meeting is dedicated to the introduction of members and non-members. We encourage all attendees to make announcements about upcoming events, news related to the field, and job opportunities. After announcements, an educational training is presented.

Continuing education:
Each training provides a minimum of 1.5 pre-approved professional development hours (PDH).

Cost to attend meeting:
members - no cost
non-members - $20.00 by check or exact dollar amount in cash


For more information about our chapter or upcoming meetings, contact:
our telephone Hot Line, 212.969.9242, for meeting information or
Mary Olsen 
917-750-9341
email: maryolsenlcsw@gmail.com


UPCOMING MEETING SCHEDULE:

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Coaching: Thee Expert Perspectives
Executive Function Coaching, Executive Coaching & Career Coaching 
Join us for a special panel presentation featuring:
Jocelyn Lichtin, PhD, Dan M. King, JD and Sherry Natkow, M.Ed., CPRW

The focus of Executive Function Coaching is on skill building; supporting people individually to develop better abilities to manage their time, develop better organization and improve goal setting and prioritization. Developing these self-management skills can be very valuable for adults with need to improve their functioning at work.

The subconscious mind is often filled with counterproductive beliefs and emotions that may stop people from performing at their best. Executive Coaching is a partnership in which a coach asks a client powerful questions aimed at clarifying the client’s career vision for the future and what he or she can do to realize that future for the client and organization’s benefit. Executive Coaching uses a methodology and is typically paid for by the employer.

Career Coaches are experts in 21st century job search strategies; they counsel job seekers toward obtaining new employment. Sherry Natkow will use a case study format to outline four typical EAP referrals that will benefit from working with a career counselor.  Knowing when to make a referral to a career counselor is an essential skill for EA practice.

Presenters
Dr. Lichtin is a licensed clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist who specializes in the assessment and treatment of attentional and related disorders.  She runs The Attention Group (TAG), serves as Director of Psychological Services for the Hallowell Center of New York, and remains active in research and teaching.  Dr. Lichtin trained at NYU, Mount Sinai, and Bellevue. 

Dan King is a former lawyer from the Shark Tank entrepreneurship TV show. He built and sold a lawyer career transition coaching company and is a Co-Founder of ExciteChange. It’s a company of executive coaches who help organizations engage, develop and retain emerging talent.  

Sherry Natkow assists people facing career and employment concerns. She’s been in private practice for over 15 years and works with job seekers from multicultural backgrounds, at various ages, in diverse industries, and employment levels. She holds a M.Ed. and 4 career-related certifications.

1:00 – 1:30PM Registration and Networking & Introductions
1:30 – 3:30PM Presentation of Training
           
Realization Center 
25 East 15th Street (Private Entrance, 7th floor) New York, NY 10003
Take 4, 5, 6, N, R & L train to Realization Center & exit at Union Square. Note: It’s WEST of Union Square Park

2 NY State approved contact hours for Social Workers and LMHCs provided for completing this training
2 PDHs and 2 CASAC hours applied for participants who complete this training.    
($20 admission fee due at door in cash or check payable to EAPA NYC; this fee is waived for current or retired EAPA members. 
No pre-registration / RSVP is necessary; all invitees and other interested professionals are welcome.)

Lunch will be graciously provided by Realization Center

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Juuling, Dripping and More: What Clinicians Need to Know
Presenter: Pat Aussem, LPC, LMHC, MAC, MBA 

Vaping has taken our country by storm and has been declared as an epidemic among middle and high school students by the CDC with over 5 million youth reporting vaping in 2019. While vaping has been promoted as a safe, less harmful than cigarettes and useful as a smoking cessation aide, research and the report of lung injuries associated with vaping call these assertions into question.

JUUL, the most popular vape device with its own verb (JUULing), comes in flavors that appeal to kids and is highly addictive. The chance of addiction is so high that the U.S. Surgeon General has warned that the use of nicotine by youth in any form is unsafe. In this presentation, participants will learn to 1.) Describe the various vape devices and substances being vaped. 2.) Explain the difference between the benefits and risks of vaping in adult and youth populations. 3.) Provide a prevention framework to protect underage youth with respect to decisions to vape, while also providing resources to quit for those who have engaged in vaping.

Pat Aussem, LPC, MBA and certified as a Master Addictions Counselor is the Director of Clinical Content and Development at Center on Addiction and has over a decade of experience in the field. Based upon literature, academic research, conversations with the FDA regarding e-cigarette policies, and in-person investigations at various vape shops, Pat has developed a comprehensive presentation on vaping as it impacts adolescence and young adults. Pat has been featured as a subject matter expert about the current state of vaping among young people by CNN, the Indy Star, USA Today, Cigna’s Substance Use Webinar Series, multiple schools, Music Cares Clinicians, and more. She developed a Vaping Guide as featured on www.drugfree.org to help address the current vaping epidemic.
        
1:00 – 1:30PM Registration and Networking & Introductions
1:30 – 3:30PM Presentation of Training
           
Public Employees Federation (PEF) 
100 William Street (Suite 1700) New York, NY 10038
100 William Street is closest to the Fulton Street stop on the 2, 3, 4 or A train

2 PDHs and 2 CASAC hours applied for participants who complete this training.    
2 NY State approved contact hours for Social Workers provided for completing this training

PLEASE NOTE: RSVP is necessary - click here; all invitees and other interested professionals are welcome, please click here to let us know you’ll be joining us, and thanks!) ($20 admission fee due at door in cash or check payable to EAPA NYC; this fee is waived for current or retired EAPA members.

Lunch will be graciously provided by Newport Academy

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020
Addiction and Co-Occuring Personality Disorders: Best Practices for Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment 
Presented by Brian Wind, PhD

1:00pm – 3:30pm    

The Dorothy Ross-Freedman Residence
475 W 57th Street (10th Ave.)
New York, NY 10019

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
CBT for lifestyle changes, such as Weight loss, Increasing exercise, Smoking cessation
Presented by Terri Bacow, PhD

1:00pm – 3:30pm     

Seafarers International House
123 East 15th Street
New York, NY 10003
Note: 123 E 15th St. is between 3rd Ave. & Irving Place. Take 4, 5, 6, N, R and exit at Union Square or take the L train to 3rd Ave. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Positive Psychology
Presented by Gary Bisogna, LMHC    Seafarers International House

1:00pm – 3:30pm

123 East 15th Street
New York, NY 10003


CHAPTER OFFICERS:

President
Mary Olsen 
917-750-9341 
email: maryolsenlcsw@gmail.com 

Vice-President
Ellyn Kravette 
email: ellyn.kravette@gmail.com 

Treasurer
Cheryl-Anne Clarke
email: CherylAnneMichel@hotmail.com 

Secretary 
Molita Dancy 
646-672-6388 (days) 
email: Molita.Dancy@omh.ny.gov 

Membership Chairperson
Molita Dancy 
917 309-3223 
email: Molita.Dancy@omh.ny.gov 

Education Chairperson
Mary Olsen 
917-750-9341 

email: mary.olsen@mountsinai.org

Gary Bisogna


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http://eapanyc.webs.com

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