Professional Development Schedule

CORA Services offers a broad range of professional development opportunities to equip professionals in the educational, social services and psychological fields to do their work effectively.

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Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 Schedule

Hot Topics in Ethics:
Applying Positive Ethics to Therapeutic Practice, Consultation and Intervention
Presented by Linda Knauss, Ph.D., ABPP

Supporting Grieving Students after a School Crisis
Presented by Katherine Streit, MSW, LSW, M.S.Ed., Uplift Center for Grieving Children

Suicide Prevention 101
Presented by Terri Erbacher, Ph.D., School Psychologist and Assistant Professor
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Clinical Implications of Childhood Bereavement
Presented by Katherine Streit, MSW, LSW, M.S.Ed., Uplift Center for Grieving Children

Compassion Fatigue
Presented by Troy Brindle, LCSW, Springfield Psychological

Animal Interventions
Presented by Michele Schaffer and Aladdin, a Ronald McDonald House Ambassador Dog


Vaping – Savior or Scourge? A Question of Intent

Ryan Coffman, MPH, CHES, CTTS-M

Tobacco Policy and Control Program Manager for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.

Resources for School-Based Threat Assessment
Presented by Troy Brindle, Springfield Psychological

Girls with Autism,
Presented by Dr. J Parish Moore

What Do We Know About Autism Spectrum Disorder in Women and Girls?
Presented by Dr. J Parish Moore, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania

Impact of Substance Use Disorders on Families and Communities: Novel Approaches to ATOD Education for Youth and Families
Presented by David Fialko, Certified Prevention Specialist
The Council of Southeast PA, Inc.

Self-Injurious Behaviors:  Assessment, Treatment and Interventions
Presented by Troy Brindle, LCSW, Springfield Psychological

Continuing Education Credits

CORA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for Psychologists. CORA Services maintains responsibility for the program and its content. CORA Services is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to sponsor continuing education for certification under Act 48. The PA Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors has approved the credit hours for this conference. CORA Services has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5802. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CORA Services is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Certificates of attendance will be awarded to participants who attend the entire workshop and complete the evaluation form. Partial credits will not be awarded. Late arrival or early departure will preclude awarding of CE credits.