Archive | June, 2011

Adjustment Disorder Training

30 Jun

Key Point and CBH have teamed-up to offer an interesting training on July 21st in Baltimore on Attachment Disorder in children.  Amongst other points, the workshop covers diagnostic difficulties, some techniques parents and therapists can use with these children, and the similarities between Attachment Disorder and Developmental Trauma Disorder.

This has obtained approval for 6.5 CEUs for LCPC/LGPC counselors since the brochure was printed.

Click here to download the brochure and registration information.

More information can also be obtained by calling 443-625-1583.

Registration deadline is July 14th.  Cost is $75.

Thanks,
Michael

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Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast to support S.P.I.N. Inc.

20 Jun

     Please Support S.P.I.N. Inc, Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast

S.P.I.N. Inc., commonly known as Support Peer Independence Now, located in Aberdeen, MD is a supportive group of peers that gather together to participate in a variety of activities, support groups with varied topics of interest, and programs that allow for consumers to hold one another accountable and to enrich their lives despite their illness, by providing an open door for recovery to take place and for Independence to become a reality in the lives of those who are active participants.

On Sunday, June 26th, 2011,  S.P.I.N. Inc. will be having a fundraiser from 8am-10am at the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar at 991 Beards Hill Road, Aberdeen, MD 21001. This event is all you can eat, so please come with an appetite.

For more information, tickets can be purchased at the door or at the S.P.I.N. Inc office located at 19 Franklin Street, Aberdeen, MD 21001 (Across from Aberdeen library)

Contact Number for tickets:

Tickets are: $5.00

443-327-7810

Please support such a good cause. It is greatly appreciated! See you there!

Staffing Update

10 Jun

Liz Tutino has been promoted to the position of residential manager for our Harford County residential program.  We look forward to working with her in her new role and are very glad she is still nearby!

Monika Butke has joined us as a new full-time rehabilitation counselor effective this week.  Monika brings with her some fantastic experience in behavioral and educational plan creation.  In addition to her mental health background, she packs strong capabilities in the MR, substance abuse, and forensics areas.  She has a master’s in forensic psychology with a concentration in substance abuse from John Jay College of Criminal Justice / CUNY.

Wanda Moore is gradually stepping into her new role as a part-time counselor with the PRP during late June.  Since her hire as a driver several weeks ago she has spent every spare moment when not driving helping out in the computer lab, in the community room, and with classes.  More on her background and experience here.

Thanks for the Tickets!

2 Jun

The City of Aberdeen occasionally helps out social service agencies with Ripken Stadium baseball tickets.

Several Key Point clients and employees are very happy right now that we will get to go to an Iron Birds baseball game one lovely Saturday evening this June.

We’d like to thank Scott Hunsinger and the city for making this a happy place to live and do business!

— Michael