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Ethics & Presence

September 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Title of the presentation: Ethics & Presence

Name & Credentials of Presenter(s): Bhanu Joy Harrison, LCSW, SEP and Susan Smith-Pierce, PhD, LPCC

Location: SWFGC Training Room, on Rio Grande

Date:  Friday,  September 22, 2017

Time:  8:30-12:30

CE Hours: 4 Ethics 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define mindfulness and “presence”.
  2. List 3 ways mindfulness and being present affects the brain to help regulate the nervous system and increases your awareness of your performance or areas of impairment.
  3. Explain how “presence” can increase your ability to identify subtle areas of discrimination/judgments you may have and evaluate potential boundary challenges.
  4. Develop at least 5 strategies to increase mindfulness during the work day.  And #5, evaluate your clinical behavior through the model of Stephen Porges’ Polyvagal theory.


September 22, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Nathan Hoge
(505) 301-5811


Southwest Family Guidance Center (Old Town)
901 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Suite G-250
Albuquerque, NM 87104 United States
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