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 firstname.lastname@example.org Less...
- 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 EDTRegister for this Webinar
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About the speaker
Kira Hayes, MA, MFT
Kira’s personal therapy approach is attachment based and integrated as she values therapy that evolves to meet each person's unique needs. She is collaborative, process experiential, and humanistic, with a systemic lens.
Kira’s research interests include:
• Affirmative and competent therapy for LGBTQ+ couples, families and individuals across the lifespan.
• Relationship and family therapy for consensual Non-Monogamous clients.
Individual Consultation can be scheduled with Kira via email at email@example.com
CE Information - Earn 3 CE Hours
Ohio Counselor Social Worker Marriage and Family Therapist Board
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.