CARE-2 is one of the most accurate identifiers of youth at risk for violence


Please find below a training calendar for the coming year. Unless otherwise noted each of these trainings is for 3 CEUs and will be offered at both ESPS Salisbury and Easton locations on the date indicated: one in the morning and one in the afternoon. (1113 Healthway Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804 and 29520 Canvasback Drive, Easton MD 21601). Also note that most of the trainings fall on a Thursday.

ESPS Training Academy 2017 Training Calendar

April 13, 2017 Assessing and Treating Disorders on the Spectrum by Lynn Gavigan LCSW-C, Clinical Director of ESPS and Dr. Sterling, Psychology Associate

April 25, 2017 Utilizing art therapy techniques in the clinical environment by Jessica Bass, LCPC, LCPAT, ATR-BC, NCC

May 4, 2017 Assessing and Treating Risk for Violence Using Risk Reduction Plans by Dr. Seifert and Heather Brown, Psychology Associate

June 1, 2017 Cross racial clinical and supervisory best practices. Dr. Ben Kohl, ESPS Mid Shore and Training Director (meets requirements for supervisory CEUs).

July 6, 2017 Mindfulness, Biofeedback and Self-care by Dr. Sterling, Psychology Associate, Shu Joshi, addictions counselor, Mike Tebib, LCSW-C, and Eric Johnson, Psychology Associate

Aug 3, 2017 The Recovery Model and Levels of Care by Dr. Hooper, ESPS Director of Recovery and Dr. Seifert, ESPS CEO

Sept 21, 2017 Ethics issues in rural clinical practice by Dr. Ben Kohl, ESPS Mid Shore and Training Director (Meets Ethics requirement).

October 5, 2017 - Engagement and the forensic population Connie Pullen, LCSW-C and Sean Alvarado, LCSW-C: Coordinators of ESPS Forensic Programs.

November 2, 2017 - Planning and facilitating successful groups by Dr. Ben Kohl, ESPS Mid Shore and Training Director

December 7, 2017 Using the CARE2, F-RISK, and AVRRT screening tools by Dr. Seifert, ESPS CEO and Heather Brown, Psychology Associate and Recovery Associate Director


Cost: $45 for half day (3 CEUs), $90 for full day (6 CEUs)

Books by speakers will be available.

Eastern Shore Psychological Services is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland