Counseling and Psychological Services

Sample Calendar of Training Activities

Training Seminar is attended by the interns. Training Seminar presentations are made by senior staff members and other psychologists and licensed mental health providers from the larger SUU community and Cedar City community. Training Seminar is held on a weekly basis during Fall and Spring Semesters and typically lasts for 50 minutes.

Sample Training Seminar topics and presenters:
Introduction to Couples Therapy Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Licensing Requirements Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Eating Disorders Overview Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Bridging the Couple Chasm- Gottman (series) Kevan LaFrance, Ph.D.
Motivational Interviewing Maren Hirschi, LCSW
Substance Abuse Assessment- ASAM Placement Criteria Kevan LaFrance, Ph.D.
Post-doc/Job Applications & Interviews Kevan LaFrance, Ph.D.
Curriculum Vita Workshop Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Career Counseling, Holland Code Blaine Edwards, CMHC
Outreach & Consultation Model: Cube Model Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Outreach Models Susan Garner, LCSW
Program Evaluation Models Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Evidence-Based Practice (series) Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Ethical Decision Making Models Kevan LaFrance, Ph.D.
Substance Abuse Treatment Models- Part 1 Kevan LaFrance, Ph.D.
Substance Abuse Treatment Models- Part 2 Blaine Edwards, CMHC
Working with Veterans DeNean Davis, LCSW
Termination: Strategies to Successfully Wrap Up Therapy Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Treatment of Trauma Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Three Approaches to Psychotherapy (series) Kevan LaFrance, Ph.D.
Wrapping Up the Internship Year Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
EPPP Kevan LaFrance, Ph.D.
Sand-Tray Therapy Susan Garner, LCSW
Placing Virtue & Good in Psychology Curt Hill, Ph.D.

Interns also attend Diversity Seminar (monthly during Fall and Spring Semesters),Assessment Seminar (every other week during Fall Semester and monthly during Spring Semester), and Supervision Seminar (every other week during Spring Semester). Like Training Seminar, these presentations are made by senior staff members and other psychologists and licensed mental health providers from the larger SUU community and Cedar City community.

Sample Diversity Seminar topics and presenters:
Rural Culture Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Race & Ethnicity Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Sexual Orientation Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Native American Cultures Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Gender (series) Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Social Class Blaine Edwards, CMHC
Promoting Social Justice Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Sample Assessment Seminar topics and presenters:
Educational Assessment- Structured Interview Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Learning Disabilities & ADHD Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Personality Inventories Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Eating Disorder Assessment (series) Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Substance Abuse Assessment- Instruments Kevan LaFrance, Ph.D.
Career Assessment- MBTI & Strengths Quest Brent Jones, MSW
Career Assessment- Holland Code Inventories Blaine Edwards, CMHC
Sample Supervision Seminar topics and presenters:
Introduction to Supervision Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Supervision: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly Curt Hill, Ph.D.
Supervision Models Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Supervision Interventions Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Remediating Skill Difficulties & Deficits Jennifer Ellsworth, Ph.D.
Heightening Multicultural Awareness Jennifer Ellsworth. Ph.D.