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Professional Education

Continuing Education Workshops for Therapists, Counselors, and Mental Health Professionals

Skyland Trail offers continuing education workshops for mental health professionals throughout the the year. Professional workshops for therapists, counselors and other mental health professionals feature Skyland Trail clinicians as well as mental health clinicians from the community. Mental health workshops focus on best practices for treating mood, thought and anxiety disorders as well as topics related ethics, telemental health and professional self care.

For questions about continuing education workshops, please contact Dawn Collinge at

  • December 6, 2019
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm

In this 5 hour course, key foundational concepts in family systems including family dynamics and patterns will be reviewed and discussed. Participants will have an opportunity to practice administering, scoring and interpreting the results of two to three family assessment tools. Lastly, participants will learn effective family interventions that provide essential information on family patterns, cycles and dynamics.

  • January 17, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop will focus on helping professional licensed practitioners’ gain a comprehensive understanding of the importance of telemental health and treatment implications for the clients they serve. Participants will learn how to implement key processes and practices according to various ethical and clinical practices for their organizations based on Georgia and federal state TMH laws. A brief overview of telemental health updates will be included.

  • February 7, 2020
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Gain a better understanding of psychotropic medications, including their effects on clients and how to better consult with prescribing physicians.

  • March 20, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop will discuss the historical and familial origins of Entitlement and the ways families and professionals can dismantle this phenomenon and become allies in Recovery.

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