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Leslie Phillips Seminars® has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6667. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Leslie Phillips Seminars® is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs​.​  Leslie Phillips Seminars® has been approved by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners, #0516. 
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"Preserving the Counselor Spirit: Exploring the Connection Between Exhaustion and Resiliency "

July 8th,  2022

LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBINAR

8:30 am-4:15pm.

6 NBCC/SW CE Hours
PRESENTER: Leslie Phillips, LPC-S, NCC, ACS, BC-TMH


Introduction: Are you a wounded healer? Or a Resilient counselor? Do you know a colleague who keeps on keeping on, no matter what their personal and professional life throws at them? How do they continue to thrive, flourish, and grow even stronger as they overcome the obstacles they face?  The answer is their self-care regimen. Join us as we learn to become a resilient counselor!


Learning Objectives:
Define the term resiliency
Identify the resilience demanded of the helping professional
Define and discuss self-care and how social distancing has affected professionals’ self-care regimen
Learn how to identify “The Poor Self-Care Deadly Dozen”
Identify strategies to cultivate hope, compassion and resilience in your workplace


PRESENTER: LESLIE PHILLIPS, LPC-S, NCC
 
Dare to Dream is owned by Leslie Phillips, LPC-SC, NCC, and works with those who "Dare to Dream" to reach their goals. Leslie Phillips is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Counseling Supervisor, and a Nationally Certified Counselor. She has been in the field of mental health since 1997, and has over 15 years of Clinical Experience, providing services in the Huntsville, Guntersville, Arab, Decatur, Athens, and Moulton Alabama areas.  Leslie has a Master's Degree in Counseling and Psychology from the University of West Alabama.  Her experience includes counseling in a variety of settings, ranging from private practice to professional organizations, as well as mental health centers. Leslie has experience in supervising and managing mental health programs, staffs, and subsequent services, as well as ensuring quality assurance and performance improvement. She also has experience in providing training for mental health professionals. Leslie oversees the program "Leslie Phillips Seminars®" which hosts continuing education seminars for mental health professionals, primarily hosted in the Northern Alabama area as this program is an NBCC approved continuing education provider, and an Alabama SW continuing education approved provider. In addition to this practice, Leslie has provided supervision for those seeking state of Alabama LPC licensure since 2011. Leslie also teaches Undergraduate Psychology and Human Service courses with Columbia College.  ​ 


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"The New DSM-5-TR and the Ethics of Diagnosis" 
Live, Fully Interactive Webinar
July 15th , 2022
6 NBCC/SW CE Hours
​ (3 of Which are In Ethics!)

PRESENTER: Leslie Phillips, LPC-S, NCC, ACS, BC-TMH

LEARNING OBJECTIVES INCLUDE:
 
Overview of the critical changes since the DSM-5 (prolonged grief disorder, including of symptom codes for suicidal behavior and nonsuicidal self-injury)

Discuss the DSM-5-TR review regarding the impact of racism and discrimination on the diagnosis and manifestations of mental disorders

Learn about the ethical issues involved with making and using a diagnosis

Explore the ethical risks involved in not diagnosing accurately

Discuss how practicing within one’s professional competence affects diagnosing

​​​​​PRESENTER BIOGRAPHY:
LESLIE PHILLIPS, LPC-S, NCC
 
Dare to Dream is owned by Leslie Phillips, LPC-SC, NCC, and works with those who "Dare to Dream" to reach their goals. Leslie Phillips is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Counseling Supervisor, and a Nationally Certified Counselor. She has been in the field of mental health since 1997, and has over 15 years of Clinical Experience, providing services in the Huntsville, Guntersville, Arab, Decatur, Athens, and Moulton Alabama areas.  Leslie has a Master's Degree in Counseling and Psychology from the University of West Alabama.  Her experience includes counseling in a variety of settings, ranging from private practice to professional organizations, as well as mental health centers. Leslie has experience in supervising and managing mental health programs, staffs, and subsequent services, as well as ensuring quality assurance and performance improvement. She also has experience in providing training for mental health professionals. Leslie oversees the program "Leslie Phillips Seminars®" which hosts continuing education seminars for mental health professionals, primarily hosted in the Northern Alabama area as this program is an NBCC approved continuing education provider, and an Alabama SW continuing education approved provider. In addition to this practice, Leslie has provided supervision for those seeking state of Alabama LPC licensure since 2011. Leslie also teaches Undergraduate Psychology and Human Service courses with Columbia College.  ​


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"The Joys of Clinical Documentation" 
Live, Fully Interactive Webinar
July 29th , 2022
6 NBCC/SW CE Hours
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PRESENTER: Leslie Phillips, LPC-S, NCC, ACS, BC-TMH

INTRODUCTION:

I love paperwork!  Lots of it!  Does this sound like you?  No? Me either. 🙂 Clinical documentation is considered the necessary evil in our industry. Some of the things we have been taught over the years include:  Keep your notes vague! If you don’t accept insurance, your notes don’t really matter. You never know when your notes could be used against a client, so always keep them generalized. Our documentation, regardless of whether we’re in private practice or at an agency, are legal documents, and they need to reflect the same accuracy and detail expected of medical professionals.  And now that Covid has changed the way we deliver services, how do we document TeleHealth Sessions? Does it affect your style? Feel like it’s time for a refresher?  Join me in learning the following objectives:​​  



LEARNING OBJECTIVES:


Define medical necessity and learn how to document it effectively

Define concurrent documentation and discuss the rationale of why it should be utilized with clients

Identify potential red flags in clinical documentation and the proper corrective measures

Learn the key components of creating appropriate progress notes specifically for telemental health sessions


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REGISTER AT BOTTOM AFTER READING REFUND POLICY​​

​REFUND, CANCELLATION, CERTIFICATE, POSTPONEMENT,  REFUSAL OF SERVICE , ACCOMMODATIONS POLICIES: 

Refunds: If a refund is requested by the participant, a partial refund, minus a $25.00 adminstrative fee will be provided regardless of the time period of when the request is received for all seminars in which the registration fee charged was $70 or more. If the seminar was under $70, customers will be given a refund of 50% of what was charged/paid. Additionally, a credit card fee will be assessed to all refunds, to cover the cost of PayPal and/or Stripe processing charges on credit cards (these fees usually range from 2.2% – 2.9% of the total conference cost depending on PayPal and or Stripe's current algorithm utilized at the time of payment). All cancellations must be in writing, thus emailed to leslie@daretodreamlife.com is preferred. No refunds will be issued if received less than 2 weeks of the event.  Please note if a participant fails to contact us as well as fails to appear for the seminar, no refunds will be issued, nor will attendance of another seminar be allowed. Regarding live webinar events, we do not provide refunds due to the following: (1) Attendee technology problems: It is the responsibility of the webinar attendee to test their computer setup prior to the start of the webinar. If a technical failure at your location (work, home, other locations of your preference) prevents access to the live webinar, you are not eligible for a refund. If the technical problem is due to our error, we will consider issuing a refund.  (2) Attendee email issues: Refunds will not be issued in cases where an attendee did not receive the webinar login instruction email due to issues like restricted emails, bounced emails, or any other system issues. It is the attendee’s responsibility to contact us if they don’t receive the required login information at least 24 hours prior to the start time of the webinar. (3) No shows: Attendees who do not participate in the live webinar will not be entitled to a refund.

Cancellations:  If Leslie Phillips Seminars® cancels a seminar, a full refund will be given. Leslie Phillips Seminars® reserves the right to cancel any seminar due to low enrollment. 

Postponements: At times, postponing a seminar may be unavoidable (such as illness of a presenter, family tragedy, etc). If a seminar is postponed, all registered will have the option to attend the seminar on the newly scheduled date, or have their registration transferred to another seminar of their choice within the next 6 months. No refunds will be given. If a seminar is not attended within that 6 month period, attendance of another seminar is forfeited. 

Certificates: If a customer loses, misplaces, or otherwise cannot find their certificate that was originally provided which includes incidents of email returns or non-responses due to supplying us with an incorrect email address at the time of registration and attendance of webinars, Leslie Phillips Seminars® will provide an additional certificate electronically with an administrative charge of $30.00. This includes if a customer contacts us to state they did not receive their certificate by email and we can provide documentation that it was sent to the email address provided.  In this instance, Customers may utilize the buy it now option on our website at www.daretodreamlife.com or contact leslie@daretodreamlife.com to pay by check.

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH FEE: While we understand that mishaps occur, unfortunately we have received an increase in customers contacting us, stating they know they attended a seminar, but do not know the date or the title of the seminar. In this instance, they are requesting staff to look through records for large spans of time, often including an entire year or more, to determine their attendance and then create and send certificates. This creates additional time for staff, outside of the norm, when a customer does not know the date and/or title of the seminar. Therefore, an additional fee of $20.00 will be charged in cases such as these and will be due BEFORE staff begin this review process.  
2.   If a customer requests a certificate to be mailed through the United States Postal Service, Leslie Phillips Seminars ® will mail the certificate with an administrative charge of $40.00. Customers may utilize the buy it now option on our website at www.daretodreamlife.com or contact leslie@daretodreamlife.com to pay by check.
​Certificates: It is the policy and procedure of Leslie Phillips Seminars® to provide our customers with their certificate at the end of each seminar.  Because we provide this in person, at the conclusion of all seminars, the following policy is adhered to:
1.     If a customer loses, misplaces, fails to get their certificate before leaving for the day, or otherwise cannot find their certificate that was originally provided at their seminar, Leslie Phillips Seminars® will provide an additional certificate electronically with an administrative charge of $30.00.  Customers may utilize the buy it now option on our website at www.daretodreamlife.com or contact leslie@daretodreamlife.com to pay by check. 
2.   If a customer requests a certificate to be mailed through the United States Postal Service, Leslie Phillips Seminars ® will mail the certificate with an administrative charge of $40.00. Customers may utilize the buy it now option on our website at www.daretodreamlife.com or contact leslie@daretodreamlife.com to pay by check.

Refusal of Service: We may bar access to any service immediately, without prior notice or liability, under our sole discretion, without limitation, including but not limited to a breach of the Terms listed on our website. We may bar access to any service if Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars believes that a customer conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to the interests of Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® and its subsidiaries. A violation that is harmful to the interests of Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® includes but is not limited to: Video recording of live seminars, taking pictures of the screen during live presentations, copying of seminar materials given during attendance (handouts and other documentation) for distribution in a commercial capacity and/or using in a competitors live seminar business without written permission of Dare to Dream/Leslie Phillips Seminars®.


BY ENROLLING, REGARDLESS OF PAYMENT METHOD, MEANS YOU AGREE TO AND WILL ADHERE TO OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS LISTED ON THIS WEBSITE AS WELL WE THE POLICIES LISTED ABOVE. 

PAYMENT OPTIONS -  Credit card, scroll down to the bottom and follow the directives.

PERSONAL AND BUSINESS CHECKS:
If you wish to register for a training utilizing a personal check, please mail a check to Leslie Phillips, LPC-SC, NCC, 548 Wilson Road, Lacey's Spring, AL 35754.  Include with the check your name as it needs to be on your certificate, your mailing address, your telephone number, your email address (so we can send you confirmation details), and the name of the seminar you wish to register for.  Please be aware that until the check has been received, seats will be open for purchase. The fastest way to secure a seat for a training is through credit card payment payment options below. Due to increased issues with non-payment, we no longer offer seat holding services for individuals or accept purchase orders and allow entry into the seminar BEFORE payments are received. We will be happy to provide a W9 form for your database.  Thank you for your understanding.


A service charge of $35.00 will be assessed on all checks returned by the bank for any reason. Re-payment of the returned check must be made by cash, cashier’s check, or money order only.


If you wish to pay via phone, please call (256) 690-4982. 


​Accommodation/Modification Seminar Requests

Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® ADA Course Modification Policy

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination against individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in the full and equal enjoyment of Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations.  In furtherance of this commitment, Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® will offer seminars in an accessible manner to individuals with disabilities.  42 U.S.C. § 12189; 28 C.F.R. § 36.309.  Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® will make modifications as are necessary to ensure that the place and manner in which the seminar is given are accessible to individuals with disabilities.  Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® will provide appropriate auxiliary aids and services for persons with impaired sensory, manual, or speaking skills, unless we can demonstrate that offering a particular auxiliary aid or service would fundamentally alter the seminar or would result in an undue burden. (Undue burden is defined by ADA as "significant difficulty or expense"). If a specific communications method would be an undue burden, Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® will provide an effective alternative, if there is one. Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® will administer seminars that are accessible to individuals with disabilities or make alternative accessible arrangements.  Alternative arrangements will provide comparable conditions to those provided for nondisabled individuals, such as, for example, the same opportunity to interact with an instructor, and ask questions.  28 C.F.R. § 36.309(c)(4)-(5). 

The ADA Course Modification Coordinator is Leslie Phillips, LPC-S, NCC.  Leslie Phillips is authorized to receive and review requests for modifications, auxiliary aids or services and can be reached at leslie@daretodreamlife.com.

Accommodations/Modifications Requests must be received in writing 60 days prior to the seminar date of choice for proper determination and resolution. Requests must be emailed to Leslie Phillips,  leslie@daretodreamlife.com. Within one week of receiving a request, Dare to Dream Services/Leslie Phillips Seminars® through its ADA Course Modification Coordinator, will adhere to the following procedures for considering the request:

(1) Grant the request;  

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(2) Make a narrowly tailored request for more information about the request and, within three (3) days of receiving the information, grant or deny the request; 

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(3) Deny the request upon establishing that offering the particular auxiliary aid or service would fundamentally alter the seminar or would result in an undue burden, and/or offer alternative accessible arrangements.


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