Eating Disorders & Suicide

Syntero’s Eating Disorders and Suicide training will provide participants with a review of eating disorder etiology and definitions, information on different eating disorder diagnoses, and the neurobiology associated with eating disorders. Participants will learn to utilize different questionnaires and screeners to assess the presence and severity of an eating disorder, and will understand the link between eating disorders and increased risk for suicide.

This training is approved for one CEU through the CSWMFT Board for counselors and social workers and will be facilitated by Syntero Delaware City & Buckeye Valley School Services Coordinator Shelbey Mitchell, LISW-S, MSW.

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

Internal Family Systems Therapy Training

In Syntero’s Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapy training, attendees will be provided with an overview of the increasingly popular IFS Therapy model. The training will focus specifically on providing participants with a general understanding of the model, what sets it apart from similar approaches, and where to go for further training or resources. Attendees will leave having gained an understanding of the following:

  • An overview of the model and what it is all about
  • What distinguishes IFS from other models that conceptualize parts of self
  • The concept of self energy and the types of parts, with their respective roles according to IFS
  • The flow of the model
  • Where to go for more resources and further training

This training is approved for one CEU through the CSWMFT Board for counselors and social workers and will be facilitated by Syntero Clinical Site Manager Maggie Dangler, MSW, LISW-S.

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

Syntero Training: LGBTQ+ 201

LGBTQ+ 201: Getting Past Basics & Navigating Toward Culturally Competent Community & Clinical Practice  includes discussion of best practices, relevant research and an epistemologically-unique framework for understanding and “mapping” the variability of human experience around sex assigned at birth, gender and sexuality, utilizing iconographic illustrations that can be adapted as worksheets or easily-reproducible in-session diagrams for psychoeducational demonstrations or assessment with clients.

Fee: free for Syntero employees and interns; $40 for community members

Approved for 2 ethics CEUs for counselors and social workers.

Facilitator: Syntero LGBTQ+ Program Coordinator Michael Eblin, MSW, LSW

mrottblatt@syntero.org or meblin@syntero.org for questions

Syntero Training: Gender Dysphoria and Letter Writing

In the Gender Dysphoria and Letter Writing training, attendees will gain knowledge relevant to the treatment of gender dysphoria and best practices for writing letters of support as outlined by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health. Workshop will include basics for supporting transgender and gender nonconforming individuals. Attendees will leave being able to: better diagnosis gender dysphoria and ask culturally competent assessment questions, gain a deeper understanding of concepts related to the diversity of human gender, especially as it relates to transgender and other gender minorities, identify and apply interventions best suited to treat/manage gender dysphoria, and better facilitate culturally competent letter writing process and collaborate with care team.

Participation is FREE for current Syntero employees and student intern and just $40 for community members!

This training is approved for two ethics CEUs through the CSWMFT Board for counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists and will be facilitated by Syntero LGBTQ+ Program Coordinator Michael Eblin, MSW, LSW.