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Losing Our Humanity: Identifying and Combatting Deficits of Empathy in Ourselves - Live Webinar
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When: Friday, November 13, 2020
9:00 AM to 12:15 PM
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Live Webinar - Losing Our Humanity: Identifying and Combatting Deficits of Empathy in Ourselves and Others

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There is no greater link between human beings than our ability to connect to each other's humanity. The most prevalent and substantiated way to accomplish this is through the sending and receiving of therapeutic empathy. The counseling profession is difficult and often time ambiguous in nature. Our ability to connect with others can be jeopardized if we are not feeling empathy and also if we are unable to convey this all to necessary trait. This program will discuss empathy, how we as counselors define and measure it, and what we can do when we notice deficits in empathy in both ourselves and others. 9:00 More than a feeling: How we define, measure, and express empathy in counseling 10:00 It's time for a breakdown: How to recognize and identify deficits in empathy in ourselves, students, supervisees, and colleagues 11:00 Break 11:15 So, what are we going to do about it: Strategies and interventions for alleviating these deficits 11:45 Questions, Processing and Wrap-up 12:15 Adjourn Workshop Objectives: 1. Discuss the current definitions and conceptualizations of empathy in the counseling fields today. 2. How to identity deficits of empathy in ourselves in others. 3. Discuss and implement strategies for alleviating these perceived deficits. Staci Hayes, Ph.D., LPC received her Ph.D. in Counseling Education and Supervision in 2019 from Kent State University where she taught classes in both Counseling and Human Development and Family Studies. She was honored with being awarded the Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award from the Education Health and Human Services Department in 2019. As a counselor educator, she has a continued commitment to challenge students and create enthusiasm and joy for the profession she is passionate about. Dr. Hayes has a personal goal to seek training opportunities and mentorship that diversifies her ability to incorporate an understanding of how social, economic, and political inequities directly impact students and their ability to integrate and experience learning. It is her hope that counseling students gain the confidence to bring who they are as people to who they are going to be as professionals. Dr. Hayes is a licensed counselor and enjoys challenge and variety in her clinical work. Her clinical experience includes working with children, adolescents, families, careers, college students, severe and persistent mental illness and forensic populations. She has also worked across 4 school districts as a school-based consultant. Dr. Hayes is an active member of local and national counseling organizations. As a member of ACA, she enjoys ACES and is on the Awards and Emerging Leaders committees for AHC. Her research interests include accurately identifying and measuring the concepts of cognitive complexity and empathy. Dr. Hayes seeks to investigate these concepts and provide actionable and practical applications for counseling, counselor education, supervision, supervision, curriculum, programming and gatekeeping. Dr. Hayes loves playing outside with her children and dogs. She also enjoys kayaking, watching movies and visiting new places with her husband.

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John Carroll University

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Live Webinar offered through John Carroll University

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1 John Carroll Boulevard

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University Heights

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