WJCS Edythe Kurz Educational Institute

Maintaining quality service in a rapidly evolving environment is the mission of the WJCS  Edythe Kurz Educational Institute, which is the training branch of the agency. WJCS offers the most current training for our staff, other professionals and the community at large. Through courses, workshops, seminars, conferences, and other educational initiatives for agency staff, community partners, and the community-at-large, WJCS increases the capacity of Westchester County to maintain a highly skilled human services work force. Annual conferences include the Edythe Kurz Clinical Conference, which highlights issues for professionals in the human services field, and the Dr. Samuel Kahn Memorial Lecture, which focuses on family matters with an emphasis on parenting and mental health.

An annual Edythe Kurz Clinical Conference highlights issues for professionals in the human service field.

The Dr. Samuel Kahn Memorial Lecture is open to the community and focuses on family matters with an emphasis on parenting and mental health. 

WJCS also provides clinical internships and field placements for students pursuing doctoral degrees in psychology, externships in psychology and internships for undergraduate and graduate students of social work. Click here for our 2018-19 catalog.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

WJCS also offers several fee-based courses for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) that enable professionals to maintain their certifications.

Course Listing 2019-2020

Dates

Course

Time

Instructor

7/9, 7/16, 7/23/2019

Organizational Skills Training

9:00-10:30

Spira

8/6/19

Common factors of Trauma Treatment**

8:30-10:00

Nelson

8/13 & 8/20/19

 

Initial Assessment and Risk Evaluation for Adults**

8:30-10:00

McKay

9/3/19

Assessing and Treating Dissociation**

8:30-10:00

Nelson

9/10, 9/17, 9/24/19

STAIR NST

10:00-1:00

Chu-Peralta

/Nolan Meaney

10/8/19

Trauma 101 – open to WJCS staff only

9:30-11:30

Thompson

10/14/19

Crisis De-Escalation – open to WJCS Support Staff only

9:00-1:00

Ennis/Reed

10/15/2019

Cognitive Therapy and Schema Therapy**

9:00-10:30

Libby

10/15/2019

Assessing & Treating Clients with co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Conditions

12:00-4:00

Mullane

10/29 & 11/5/2019

Motivational Interviewing

8:30-11:00

Held

11/12/2019

Adjusting Psychological Treatments for the DD Client**

9:00 - 10:30

Mann

11/19/2019

Differential Diagnosis

8:30-11:30

Hickman

12/3 & 12/10/2019

Forensic Assessment**

9:00-10:30

McKay

12/17/2019

Advanced DBT Seminar**

9:00-10:30

Libby

1/21/2020

Emotional Impact of Politics**

9:00 - 10:30

Mann

2/4/2020

Principles of clinical CBT supervision**

9:00-10:30

Held

2/11, 2/18, 3/3/20

Intensive Treatment of Childhood Anxiety Disorders

9:00- 10:30

Libby

3/10/2020

CBT for Chronic Pain

9:00-10:30

Held

3/17/2020

Time Limited Psychotherapy**

9:00 - 10:30

Mann

5/5, 5/12, 5/19/20

CBT for Insomnia (CBTi)

9:00-10:30

Held

 

**Currently do not offer CEU’s

 **current courses that do not offer CEU’s


Contact John Alterman, LCSW, director
914-949-7699 x2474; [email protected]

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