Syntero named “Outstanding Agency of the Year”

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Accepting the award are Alice Tyler, Hollie Goldberg, Julie Erwin Rinaldi, Sara Harrison-Mills & Alissa Reynolds

The Ohio State University College of Social Work’s Field Education Department has named Syntero, Inc. “Agency of the Year” for student field placement.  This distinguished award recognizes our agency as a premier training ground for students.  Our field instructors provide excellent mentorship and internship opportunities, making Syntero a much sought-after placement.  We are humbled and honored by this recognition.  It is a privilege to support future professionals in the social work field.  Below is a picture of our leadership team and field instructors receiving the award at a recent ceremony at The Ohio State University.


Advanced Techniques in Treating Complex Trauma & Dissociative Disorders

Presented by: Helen Hill, LISW-S & Cheri Kerr, PCC-S

Objectives: Participants will learn

  • Grounding/mindfulness, internal communication and internal cooperation
  • Managing problematic alter activity
  • Affect modulation, self-soothing and self care
  • Dealing with eating issues unique to this population
  • Discerning and intervening with ego state issues
  • Helping the clinician, and therefore the client, understand and intervene with the internal system

Participants are expected to have attended the 12-hour Fundamentals of Assessment and Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation training by the same presenters or to have experience in the diagnosis and treatment of Dissociative Disorders. If you have not attended the 12-hour Fundamentals training, attendance MUST be approved by the presenters, prior to registration.

Syntero is approved as a Continuing Professional Education provider of programs and adheres to the requirements of the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board.  CSWMFT Board provider # RCS050605.   6 clock hours CEUs for Counselor/Social Workers will be provided. For questions regarding the content of the program, please contact Helen Hill 614.565.6048 or Cheri Kerr 614.563.8572.

Workshop location:  Dublin Methodist Hospital, Conference Room 2

Workshop Fee: $125

Registration opens at 8:30am

Space is limited to 35 participants

Registration Form: Trauma Training Registration Form

Questions regarding registration or logistics, contact Mary Ann Lewandowski via email at or  614.273.2951

Mail Payment/Registration to:

Trauma Training; Syntero: Northwest Counseling Services; 1560 Fishinger Road, Upper Arlington, OH 43221

Please make checks payable to Syntero

Payment & Registration must be received by June 13, 2014