Join WCA for Our Virtual Workshops

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Join WCA for our virtual workshops. Virtual workshops are an exclusive membership benefit. We offer live, online workshops that are free and accessible for all members.

Become a WCA Member Today! WCA membership brings benefits of CE training, legislative advocacy on behalf of the profession, and discounts for our annual conference.

*Members of WySCA, WAPT, WY-ASERVIC, NASW-WY, and WAAP are eligible for a membership discount as associate members!

Virtual Workshop Registration


Upcoming Workshops:

Creating a LGBT+ Inclusive Practice

24 Jun 2022 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Virtual Workshop (3 continuing education hours)

Register Today!

Smiling CounselorThis workshop explores supporting Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, Gender Nonbinary, and clients with various identities and forms of sexual expression. This workshop dives beyond a basic overview of care. The workshop includes an in-depth exploration of the WPATH standards for mental health care. The workshop also explores how to discuss and support sexual expression and romantic identities with clients. This workshop offers practical ideas for creating a more inclusive practice.

Dr. Amanda DeDiego, LPC, NCC, BC-TMH is an Associate Professor at the University of Wyoming. She coordinates the mental health counseling track for the counseling graduate program on the UW-Casper campus. She has a PhD in Counselor Education from the University of Tennessee and holds a MS in Community Counseling from the University of North Georgia. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Wyoming and Colorado. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and Board Certified Telemental Health Provider (BC-TMH). She is EMDR trained and is currently working on EMDRIA certification. She provides transgender and LGB+ inclusive mental health care through her private practice. Dr. DeDiego currently serves as a board member for Wyoming Counseling Association (Treasurer), Association for Creativity in Counseling (Treasurer), Rocky Mountain ACES (President-Elect), and Chair-Elect for Western Region of ACA. Her research agenda focuses on counselor development and addressing mental health equity and access for underserved communities.


Previous Workshops:

March 5, 2021: “Parenting Coordination: A New Frontier for Professional Counselors” (6 Continuing Education Hours)

  • Ann M. Ordway, JD, PhD, NCC

May 15, 2020: Online statewide virtual workshop (6 Continuing Education Hours)

  • 9:00-9:50- Play Therapy in Preschool; Translating their Play Language, Yolanda Crowder, LCSW, RPT-S
  • 10:00-10:50- Mental Health on the Wind River Reservation, Cori McAdams, MS, PPC, NCC
  • 11:00-11:50- Ethics and Distance Supervision, Lay-nah Blue Morris-Howe, PhD, LPC
  • 1:00-1:50- Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Self-Care, Chris Clark, MEd, LPC, NCC
  • 2:00-2:50- Sexual Diversity: Kink and Consensual Non-Monogamy, Rachel Ratliff, MS, PPC, NCC
  • 3:00-3:50- Identifying and Validating Disenfranchised Grief, Amanda DeDiego, PhD, NCC

 

 

Wyoming Counseling Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No 2051. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. WCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.