Poly 101: An Introduction to Consensual Non-Monogamy

This course will introduce mental health professionals to the basic types and structures of Consensual Non-Monogamous (CNM) relationships and increase awareness of common vocabulary use, individual and relational challenges, minority stressors. Other various clinical issues related to CNM, such as creating relationship agreements, navigating conflict, ways to develop and maintain healthy ethical relationships, and more will be outlined. As a 101 level training, this is by no means all inclusive, and is designed as an introduction to this topic to assist clinicians in identifying areas where th...Read moreey may need further training to provide a knowledgable and affirming space for CNM clients.

Kira is offering times for 1 HOUR CONSULTATION GROUPS to help deepen understanding of the concepts discussed, allow for practical application of concepts to specific case examples, and address attendee’s specific clinical questions. Consultation groups will be limited to 5 participants to ensure each attendee receives time and space to address their specific clinical concerns. Full details and registration for consultation groups are available at check out.

30 or 60 minute individual CNM and LGBTQ consultation can be scheduled after this training with Kira via email at kirahayes@affirmingpathways.com Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Describe various frameworks, vocabulary, and challenges common to consensual non- monogamy and interpret how to connect this knowledge to an affirming practice.
  • Describe at least 2 ways minority stress affects CNM clients
  • Differentiate between multiple dynamic structures of CNM relationships
  • Describe at least 2 interventions therapists can use in assisting CNM in navigating conflict within their dynamic

Thursday, May 20, 2021


02:00 PM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT

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About the speaker

CE Information - Earn 3 CE Hours

CE Approvals

Ohio Counselor Social Worker Marriage and Family Therapist Board
Clintonville Counseling and Wellness is approved by the state of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist board as a continuing Professional Education Provider for Counselors, Social Workers, and Nurses (#RCS012001) and Marriage and Family Therapists (RTX082001).

CE Process Info

A Continuing Education Certificate for this program will be obtained using the website CE Go. Approximately 3 days after the event, you will receive an email with a link to CE Go. This link will be emailed to the account you used to register for this event.

Upon accessing the CE-Go website, you will be able to:

  • Complete the mandatory evaluation forms for the event
  • Download your CE Certificate in PDF form

For questions regarding this program and its content, please contact April Cunningham, LPCC-S at april@clintonvillecounselor.com.