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Fall 2023 – Spring 2024 Programs

Clicking on this logo will bring you to the registration page. The logo is a picture of a podium with two microphones facing each other and the words Clinical Lecture Series arched above in a blue circle. The Clinical Lecture Series aims to provide best practices for students, professionals, community members, and all who are caring for individuals and families in ways that are therapeutic, anti-oppressive, intersectional, and centered on self-determination. These meet on at the UNC School of Social Work on Mondays at 12 noon with a catered meet-and-greet reception that opens at 11:30am. Livestream is also offered via Zoom.


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Upcoming Spring 2024 program:

 April 15, 2024 – Alcohol, Buprenorphine, Cannabis, and other ABCs of substance use disorder treatment

Trainer, Orrin Ware, Ph.D., MPH, MSW



We want your input to plan our next year! What do you want to learn?? 


Past Fall 2023 programs:

October 9, 2023 – Psychedelic assisted therapy – ethics and efficacy in context

Trainer: Tatyana Kholodkov, Ph.D.




Photo of Dr. Asia Amos

October 16, 2023 – Resourcing the Self: Centering embodiment in decolonial approaches to therapy
TrainerAsia Tonja Marie Amos, Ph.D.




October 30, 2023 – Trauma Integrated Behavioral Health

Trainer: Thema Bryant, Ph.D.



November 6, 2023 – Suicide: You have every right and I have every right to try and stop you

Trainer: Sheena Beach, MSW, LCSW, LISW-CP




January 29, 2024 – Trauma-focused therapy: Practices to foster healing across the lifespan

Trainer: Ilana Berman, Ph.D.




February 19, 2024 – Beyond contamination and checking: An OCD framework for obsessive and compulsive experiences

Trainer: Jenny Tharpe Smith, Ed.S., LCSW-S, LISW-CP




March 4, 2024 – A survivor-focused approach to sexual intimacy and pleasure

Trainer: Adrienne Michelle, LMFT