Syntero Training: CALM – Counseling on Access to Lethal Means

Reducing access to lethal means, such as firearms and medication, can determine whether a person at risk for suicide lives or dies. This training is about how to reduce access to the methods people use to take their lives. It will cover who needs lethal means counseling and how to work with people at risk for suicide- and families- to reduce access. Syntero’s CALM-Counseling on Access to Lethal Means training will be presented by LOSS Community Service Executive Director Angela Damon.

This training is approved for 1.5 CEUs through the CSWMFT Board for counselors and social workers.

Participation is FREE for current Syntero employees and student intern and just $30 for community members!

Syntero Training: Suicide Risk Assessments – Engagement, Intervention, and Beyond

In Syntero’s Suicide Risk Assessments training, participants will:

  • Increase understanding of how to build rapport when assessing for suicide risk in an initial session
  • Increase competence with scoring the CSSR-S and determining appropriate next steps
  • Understand cultural and developmental considerations when working with clients of diverse backgrounds, as well as with children/adolescents
  • Demonstrate understanding of best practices when interacting with law enforcement and emergency personnel in the context of a client who needs further evaluation due to suicide risk

This training is approved for one CEU through the CSWMFT Board for counselors and social workers and will be facilitated by Syntero Clinicians Maggie Dangler, LISW-S and Melissa Rotblatt, LISW-S.

Participation is FREE for current Syntero employees and student intern and just $20 for community members!

Syntero Training: Eating Disorders and Evidence-Based Treatment

Syntero’s Eating Disorders and Evidence-Based Treatment training will review types of eating disorders to reinforce information presented in the past Eating Disorders and Suicide training. Participants will:

  • Learn about the various comorbidities and medical complications that occur within this population Increase understanding of how to assess clients for eating disorders and increase knowledge regarding levels of care
  • Learn about evidence-based treatment for eating disorders, specifically CBT-E and how to apply this method in practice

This training is approved for one CEU through the CSWMFT Board for counselors and social workers and will be facilitated by Syntero Outpatient Clinician Outpatient Clinician Ashleigh Roosz, LISW-S.

Participation is FREE for current Syntero employees and student intern and just $20 for community members!

Syntero Training: Culturally Responsive Treatment Planning and Beyond

In the virtual Culturally Responsive Treatment Planning and Beyond training, participants will:

  • Learn how to be inclusive of clients’ cultures throughout the treatment process— from treatment planning, ongoing treatment and discharge from services
  • Learn how to identify cultural strengths and practice, including concrete strategies to enforce these strengths/practices throughout treatment
  • Increase their understanding of linguistic considerations, including best practices when utilizing interpreting services

This training is approved for one CEU through the CSWMFT Board for counselors and social workers and will be facilitated by Syntero Outpatient Clinician Kellye Cross, LISW-S, PMH-C.

Cost: $20 for community members; free for Syntero staff and interns

 

Overdose Prevention Informational Session and Community Training

All community members are invited to attend this event, which will provide education, resources and conversation around community efforts to challenge the Opioid Epidemic impacting Central Ohio communities. Narcan training will also be provided Southeast Healthcare to support recovery efforts.

Participants may join in person at Syntero’s Dublin office, or virtually. This event is free for all participants.

 

50+ Connections: Cooking

Socially “connect” and learn from professionals who provide practical and resourceful information so we can “thrive” and not merely “survive” daily life. This is a relaxed and enjoyable forum, which encourages participation among attendees. This is facilitated by Syntero Older Adults Community Support Specialist Charity Eilerman. Any older adult in Columbus is welcome to attend.

Topic: Cooking – Let’s talk food! What are your earliest memories from the kitchen? Who taught you to cook? What are some of the most useful things you have learned about food preparation? Bring a recipe to share with the group if you’d like.

Registration: Participants must register and complete a waiver prior to participation. To register, please call the Upper Arlington Senior Center at 614-583-5320.