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2016

Fall

Newsletter

Networking and support for all women in the mental health professions.

Forty Years!

MWP will be celebrating our 40th anniversary in 2017. We will be commemorating all the work MWP has done during the past 40 years with different fun and exciting events throughout the year of 2017. Events include social action programs with opportunities to make a difference in women's lives and a special dinner with entertainment. All events will provide an opportunity to meet and network with other women professionals!

 

We need your help planning the dinner celebration! The next planning meeting will take place December 2nd at noon, over the lunch hour. For more information, and to help with the planning, contact Beth Johnson at bjohnson@JFSSP.org.

 
by Beth Johnson, LMFT
Executive Committee Member

MWP Member Survey Results

This summer MWP conducted a survey of our membership in order to collect more accurate data regarding how to best meet the needs of our members. As an executive committee full of energy and many new faces, we have committed ourselves to enhancing membership engagement and offering more opportunities for involvement with MWP, which is why we solicited the input of our members using a quick and easy survey.
As a result of administering this survey, here’s what we’ve discovered:

 

Professional Development

  • Primary interests for professional development topics were relational issues (working with couples/partners), emotional and social issues, and diversity and political issues.

Fall Retreat

  • In general, those that have attended the Fall Retreat in the past have enjoyed the format and the location, as well as the focus on community building, sharing, networking and creativity. Feedback included interest in keeping the retreat an opportunity for personal growth, self-care and reflection.
  • Preferences for future retreats included: Full Day (no overnights) or single room options, accommodations for dietary needs, options for less than a full weekend commitment, lower cost options, other months of the year (because fall/October is a busy time of year).
  • Primary focus of a retreat is preferred to be "getting away from it all,” an emphasis on self-care, a relaxed, informal atmosphere, and free time, fun and camaraderie.
  • Preferred season for retreat: fall or winter.

40th Anniversary Celebration

  • Preferred day of the week and time for celebration event: Friday (afternoon or evening) or Sunday (afternoon).
  • Preferred event time frame 2 to 3/4 hours.
Sending a special thank you to all members who took the time to participate in the survey!
 


 
by Lauren Robbins, M.S., LPCC, LADC
Executive Committee Member

Notes from the Chair

The Executive Committee has been busy at work this Fall! We are looking forward to sharing and updating you on our monthly, ongoing groups. We continued the MWP favorites such as the Private Practice Group, but also put together NEW groups to meet your needs! The MWP members only calendar, the EBlast and Facebook business page will provide the dates, topics, and registration information for each group.

NEW MWP Consultation Groups

At times, private practice can be isolating and lonely. We sometimes have questions about clients, but do not know where to turn. The MWP Private Practice Group is forming clinical consultation groups for individuals who are in private practice. You must be an MWP member, but you do NOT need to be involved in the Private Practice Group to be involved in the consultation group. The consultation groups will require a six-month commitment (one meeting per month) and they will be lead and organized by a member. The groups do not focus on a particular specialty, they are mixed groups in terms of age and individuals served. These groups will meet on the first Monday of each month, starting in November from 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM or 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM at the conference room of the Family Tree Building (1619 Dayton Ave., St. Paul). RSVP is required by October 19 at 5:00 PM. If there is an overwhelming interest, additional groups will be created to accommodate others. If you have any questions, would like to RSVP, or are interested in leading a group, contact Heather M. Holt, MSW, LICSW at 612.889.7517 or email at heather@bravechoicesmn.com.

NEW MWP Spotlight Growth Series

We are merging the Professional Development Growth Series and MWP Spotlight Series: Network and Learn on the Go to form a new, monthly group called the MWP Spotlight Growth Series. MWP members donate their time to present on an area of specialization and host at their location of choice. As a presenter, this is a good way to generate referrals for your area of expertise and allow colleagues a glimpse into your office/treatment space. MWP members are invited to register for a small fee. This is a great opportunity for therapists to gain knowledge, skills, tips, tricks, and resources in various clinical areas, including special populations, therapeutic approaches, and specific client issues. This group will meet the second Thursday of each month from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM starting in November. If you are interested in presenting on a topic, but the time frame does not work, additional pop-up proposals are available.

The cost is $10-Students, $15-Members, $20-Nonmembers and will include a certificate of attendance. Please feel welcome to bring your lunch and a beverage.

If you are interested in presenting, e-mail Deb Rich at deb@shoshanacenter.com with your preferred month to present and your topic.

MWP Private Practice Group

Last year, many of you completed a survey about the Private Practice Group. The goal was to hear you and meet your needs. The results suggested that many of you were unable to attend these meetings on Saturdays and were looking for structured topics. The Private Practice Group now meets the third Monday of every month from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, is led by Heather Holt, and meets in the conference room at the Family Tree Building (1619 Dayton Ave., St. Paul). The first hour focuses on networking and answering questions. The second hour is designated for a specific topic ranging from insurance credentialing, compliance, building a website, community based resources and more! For the complete list of topics, visit http://mnwomeninpsychology.org/private-practice-group/. Don’t forget to log in! For more information, call, text or email Heather at 612.889.7517 and heather@bravechoicesmn.com.

MWP Student Group

The Executive Committee is focusing on involvement and appeal of membership to women in every age group. A few years ago we updated the bylaws to include a student member on the board and developed the Student Group as well as made efforts to collaborate with local graduate schools. The Student Group is an open-forum for graduate students and recent graduates to be able to come together with other students and recent graduates to commiserate, bounce ideas off one another, and just relax after the long weeks of classes, practicum, and licensure applications! Beth Quinby and Kyja Foster-DeZurik lead this group on the third Saturday of every month at 12:30 PM at Amore Coffee in St. Paul (879 Smith Ave S., St. Paul). For more information about attending or if you are interested in connecting with students, e-mail Beth at bsiegel0618@gmail.com or Kyja at kyja.foster@gmail.com.

NEW MWP Networking Group

We are listening! Recently, many members have reached out stating that they would like a group focused on networking, building relationships, and expanding their referral resources. The focus of the Networking Group is just that: to network, discuss current trends in mental health and substance abuse care, and balancing the demands of maintaining a private practice. This is not a clinical consultation group as we are in a public area; it is more of a casual group that has organic discussions each time we connect. This group is led by Britta Lundberg and Denise Dworakoski on the fourth Friday of each month from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at a local coffee shop. For more information, contact Britta at drbrittalundberg@gmail.com or Denise at ddworakoski@hotmail.com.

To recap:

MWP Consultation groups meet on the first Monday from 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM or 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM at the conference room of the Family Tree Building (1619 Dayton Ave., St. Paul).

MWP Spotlight Growth Series meet the second Thursday of each month from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM starting in November at the presenter’s location choice. 

MWP Private Practice Group meets on the third Monday of every month from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the conference room at the Family Tree Building (1619 Dayton Ave., St. Paul).

MWP Student Group meets on the third Saturday of every month at 12:30 PM at Amore Coffee in St. Paul (879 Smith Ave S., St. Paul).

MWP Networking Group meets on the fourth Friday of each month from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM at a local coffee shop.

I would like to personally thank the Executive Committee for all their efforts and dedication to MWP. They donate hours of their time each month to MWP in an effort to maintain our organization. Thank you Felixia Valerius M.A., LPCC (Vice Chair), Miriam Zachary, M.A., LMFT (Treasurer), Farren Swanson, M.A., LMFT (Newsletter Editor), Kyja Foster-DeZurik, M.A., LADC, BCC (Student Member), Julie Gunderson, M.A., Analisa Jayasekera, M.A., LAMFT, Beth Johnson LMFT, Laurie Nelson, LICSW, Beth Quinby, M.A., Deb Rich, Ph.D., LP, CPLC, and Stacey Stillmunkes, M.A., LMFT! I would also like to give a big thanks to our volunteers who show up every month to lead these wonderful groups. To our presenters, thank you for donating your time to share your knowledge and support to other women in the field. I appreciate all of you!

 
by Hanin Ailabouni, M.S., Ed., LPC, NCC
Executive Committee Chair
hanin.ailabouni@gmail.com
612.567.9045

Blame Someone… Anyone

He makes me so angry… She’s the reason I drink… My parents made me feel worthless… Our son is 24 and he still lives with us… If only they had done something different… Blame. It’s very popular. If we knew how much power there is in letting go of blame, we could quickly transform our lives. I know. I too, have spent a lot of years in the past blaming — my dad’s rage, my lousy first marriage, poverty, religious guilt, the jerks I dated after divorce, adult children struggling… yikes. I think I was the most judging in my 20s, confused in my 30s, liberated in my 40s, and happiest after 50. The happy part comes with accepting how messed up (and lovable) most people are. As a therapist, I have been listening to clients for 17 years. Lots of blame. The story is usually that someone else should be kinder, wiser, more responsible, more organized, more patient, smarter, more generous, more articulate, more fair, more thoughtful. How can people be so mean?

Because they’re wounded. Rarely do we consider that it may be a victory for our insecure dad to be merely yelling instead of throwing a lamp through the window. Even more damaging, is all the blame we put on ourselves.  Then comes the shame and the less conscious self-loathing.

Here’s the core of the problem: there is no power toward change in blaming. Yes, we have been hurt by others and life can be brutal. But if we convince ourselves that we are permanently damaged by what happened, we begin to believe we are worthless. If we are in love with being a victim, we are seeking rewards by being small, and thrive on pity. We drain people. We get people to take care of us, we lose sight of our ability to change our situation. We are more drawn to being resentful than being grateful. We convince ourselves that we are what happened to us. But the truth is, we are what we have chosen to believe. We were all raised by wounded humans who were doing the best they could given their own insecurities and secret traumas. Serenity doesn’t depend on events outside of us, but it does depend on the meaning we place on events, the story we write in our heads.

This month, I’ll be presenting my blame seminar on this topic in St. Paul, Duluth, Mankato and St. Cloud. The full-day workshop is entitled, “I’M MISERABLE BECAUSE OF YOU”: UNDOING THE BLAME GAME. Mental health professionals will earn 6 CEUs for attending, but anyone is welcome to attend. The goal of this seminar is to provide inspiration, skills and techniques to instill profound change in clients (and ourselves) by moving them out of resentment, blame and victim mentality to empowerment and personal responsibility. Too often, we as therapists unknowingly impair our clients by focusing on all the ways they have been hurt or betrayed by life circumstances. We need skills to show empathy without enabling people to stay stuck in self-pity thereby encouraging their role as a victim. As therapists, we hear from our clients all the ways their parents, partners, ex-spouses, bosses, children, jobs, siblings, coworkers, friends, the economy, the government — have hurt or disappointed them. Authentic change requires acceptance that life is difficult and the ability to find the tenacity, hope and wisdom to move forward in spite of, or even because of, the things we have endured. Being consumed with anger and resentment results in depression, anxiety, poor health and strained relationships. Alcohol, drugs and other addictive behaviors are used to cope with resentments and fear. Additionally, many therapists were first drawn to the field to work through their own personal pain, resentments and victimization. Becoming aware of our own unconscious blame is necessary to help free clients of the same. Here’s to accepting the imperfection in ourselves and thereby showing more compassion to those around us. Life is difficult. Get going on your mighty purpose! Join me on October 19th in Mankato, October 21st in St. Cloud, October 26th in St. Paul or October 28th in Duluth – learn more at http://www.rebeccaaadland.com/workshops-retreats/current-registration/

 

by Rebecca Aadland, M.S., LMFT, NCC
MWP Member
www.RebeccaAadland.com

Get Involved!

Membership Committee

  1. We are in search of a Volunteer Coordinator! This individual would help gather information about those interested in volunteering with MWP, as well as help point individuals towards the various volunteer opportunities we have at MWP. 
  2. Reach Out Volunteers. If you are looking for a low-key opportunity to get involved with MWP, you might consider signing up to reach out to other members. There is a lot of flexibility with the amount of time and the level of commitment you would like to contribute to this volunteer need. 

Please contact Membership Committee Chair, Laurie Nelson at llnelson56@gmail.com for further information.




compiled by Farren Swanson, M.A,, LMFT
Executive Committee, Newsletter Editor

Daily Self-Care Strategies at Work

As part of our training to be mental health workers we are prepared for many different aspects of the demands of our field. For many of us, the topic of self-care has at least been brought up for consideration. What does it mean to care for ourselves as we do this work in which we care for others? For each individual practitioner, this will mean something different. I invite you to explore, consider, and contribute your own thoughts on this topic. For now, I will share with you 7 things that I (try) to do to care for myself at work:

Incorporate movement into my day.  Whether it’s walking to the far bathroom or moving around in my office, I try to make this happen at least once a day. If I have time over a break, I go for a walk outside, or in the downstairs atrium of my building. 

Take scheduled breaks (an hour for lunch and a ½ hour mid-afternoon break). It seems there could be an expectation in our field to see clients back-to-back without stopping.  

Within my own suite of professionals who rarely take scheduled breaks, I am an oddity. I schedule breaks for every shift.

Eat when I am hungry (not just when there is a break). This can be hard for some practitioners, and some clients might not like it. I have gotten in the habit of being familiar with times that I might need a snack. Early on, clients that tend to come in around these times of hunger will hear me say something like: “I am in the habit of eating when I feel hungry, and I may snack from time to time during out sessions. As I encourage people to take care of their own bodies, I need to care for mine, as well”. I like to ask if the client is OK with this, and only once have I had someone express “not today”, to which I responded by applauding them for their honest communication. 

Take a few minutes between clients to reset. Many of us schedule clients on the hour, and go back-to-back without pause. Yet, even the longest session billing code of 90837 is for 53 minutes plus. If I can get into the habit of wrapping sessions up by 55 minutes, I do. I allow myself time to use the restroom between sessions whenever possible. The bonus with this is that I find myself drinking more water throughout the day, knowing that I will get a break between each client (at least when I’m good at ending the session on time). 

Check in with other practitioners. Maybe you share a suite, or maybe you office alone. Taking time to say hello to others, whether in person, through email or other ways of connecting can help remind us to give ourselves time to vent a little, express pain or sorrow we might carry after a client, or to just keep things light-hearted for a few moments. We give a lot, and we need to connect with other like-minded individuals. 

Take a moment to ask: how am I doing? Focusing our time and energy on caring for our clients does not mean that we have to ignore our own well-being! When I need it, I like to support myself in small ways to help me get through a challenging day. I might make a special cup of tea, do some stretches, chant a mantra, sing some song lyrics, or do some kind of dance in my office. 

Take a moment to check-out. As an extreme introvert, I often need time to daydream. My stream-of-conscious is super interesting, and allowing my thoughts to roll fulfills me. Your check-out time might look different than mine. Maybe it would be drawing a picture, browsing the Internet or playing a game on your phone.

What are some things that you do to care for yourself during work hours? I would love to hear your ideas! Please connect with MWP on Facebook and tag us in a post, or respond to our posted question, or email me directly at turnleafcounseling@gmail.com with the words SELFCARE in the subject line. 




by Farren Swanson, M.A., LMFT
Executive Committee, Newsletter Editor

Make a Contribution to the Newsletter 

The MWP Newsletter is open for article submissions by all of our members. Contributing an article is a good way to become more involved with our organization, as well as to reach out and make your name more familiar among our MWP community. As you ponder your involvement with MWP this year, consider whether making a one-time submission, or perhaps beginning a series of is right for you!

You can make a submission to the Newsletter at any time. You may also note the call for submissions in the weekly EBlast that is sent out on Tuesdays to inform members of upcoming deadlines for their submissions. A Newsletter is published for each season of the year. 

Are you pondering becoming involved with the Newsletter, but feeling unsure of what your contribution could be? Feel free to send me a message to dialog about this. I am looking for ghost writers: people who will write articles for other members. Or perhaps you have some great ideas of contributions you would like to see or would like to co-write with someone? Please let me know. We do have a lot of ideas, and need more writers. I would love to connect with you to see how you might become involved with the Newsletter.




by Farren Swanson, M.A., LMFT
Executive Committee, Newsletter Editor

MWP Members,

please join us at our

Social Action Committee Events

this holiday season!

MWP’s Social Action committee is volunteering with Cornerstone in Bloomington during their holiday events this year. Cornerstone’s ultimate goal is to reduce the prevalence of domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking. On November 30, we will be decorating a room for their holiday event. On December 10, we will be “elves,” gift wrapping, and helping with craft activities at their holiday event for the children and families they serve. Participate in one or both events!  Bring family members or friends! Contact Beth Johnson at bethjohnson111@comcast.net to RSVP for either event.

When: Wednesday, November 30, 4:00-6:00 PM

Where: Cornerstone, a violence prevention organization, located at 1000 E 80th St. Bloomington MN 55420

What: Decorating a room for their holiday event

When: Saturday, December 10, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Where: Cornerstone, a violence prevention organization, located at 1000 E 80th St. Bloomington MN 55420

What: Helping at holiday event put on for the children and families they serve




by Beth Johnson, LMFT
Executive Committee

Implicit Bias:
A reminder that we all need to Examine Ours, Regularly

Police shootings of unarmed black men in our community and throughout the nation have made me want to understand how processes of the brain influence and interact with our attitudes and actions. My on-going training in Somatic Experiencing has opened up new ways for me to think about the brain and the reactions we have under stress, including processes such as fear and implicit bias. What could be at work during these horrific police shootings? They do not seem random. It could be that both fear and implicit bias have impacted these shootings. Both fear and implicit bias are powerful catalysts for our behavior. Understanding how they function and influence us will impact our work as therapists. I hope that it will also impact the social narrative and climate in our country. 

When faced with dangerous or fearful situations, our brains are setup to thrust us into a fight, flight or freeze response. Without rational processing, our instinctive brain chooses the response that it believes is most likely to keep us alive. These responses happen during both life-threatening and non-life threatening situations. Fear is the survival-based primary motivator of these responses, and what triggers it could be your sister yelling at you, a stranger staring at you, or someone verbally or physically threatening to assault you. 

Implicit bias, like fear, is an automatic process that impacts attitudes, which in turn impact our words, behaviors and thoughts. Implicit bias is complicated. Implicit bias refers to an attitude that develops unconsciously. It is usually outside of one’s awareness, and often forms outside of one’s intentional control. I will repeat that again. A part of the definition of implicit bias is that it often forms outside of one’s intentional control. 

The attitudes that make up implicit bias develop in various ways. Sometimes it is repeated exposure to a specific piece information, personal experiences, or social interactions. Exposure impacts our implicit biases on many levels. For example, we all tend to carry positive implicit biases toward ourselves. This can help us befriend someone more easily if they act like us, look like us in some way, or think like we do. The implications of this being that if someone is different from us in one or more ways, we might hesitate to connect with or befriend them. The degree and number of experiences that create growing positive or negative attributions can determine the outcome of the direction in which our biases develop, and may be involved in determining our course of action (like whether we connect with or befriend someone or not). 

As therapists, we (hopefully) work to discover our own biases, gain knowledge about how this impacts our therapy, and work on changing them to the extent that we are able to do so. 

Default responses such as fight, flight and freeze when coupled with implicit bias can create unwanted outcomes. I believe these processes are at work and at least partly responsible for the recurring shooting of unarmed black men by police officers. The implicit bias(es) at work might include the social narrative (prejudice) that black men are dangerous; the training of officers to believe individuals are threatening, dangerous, or suspicious; and/or that black men carry weapons, for example. As I understand it, police officers are trained to react with a fight response in the face of a perceived threat. Running away may have dire consequences, and so will freezing up in the face of a threat. Officers are trained to take charge and be in charge of the situation. This response may even have kept the acting officer alive in the past. When the brain finds a threat response that has previously maintained life or safety, it usually chooses that response as a default for future incidents. It is possible that we can alter our brain’s go-to default responses with training, practice, or therapy. 

As we examine automatic responses and implicit bias, we must be careful to not excuse behaviors that create or contribute to problems of safety and bias. In writing this article, my hope is that the reader will appreciate and understand this small glimpse of what the brain can do. I also hope that we will all continue to examine and better ourselves for the sake of all humanity. And as we better ourselves, may we bring this with us into the therapy room to impact our clients in ways that bring hope and healing. 

Visit the following link to learn more about implicit bias and how it is formed:

http://www.ncsc.org/~/media/Files/PDF/Topics/Gender%20and%20Racial%20Fairness/Implicit%20Bias%20FAQs%20rev.ashx

What do you think is the driving force of police shootings? How have you seen or experienced implicit bias at work? Do you agree or disagree with the above content? What else would you add? What else do you want to understand? Let’s begin a conversation about this. Please connect with me at turnleafcounseling@gmail.com




by Farren Swanson, M.A., LMFT
Executive Committee, Newsletter Editor

Membership Ads

Members can submit one free ad per membership year!

Contributors to this Newsletter Issue:


Rebecca Aadland, M.S., LMFT, NCC
Hanin Ailabouni, M.S., Ed., LPC, NCC
Beth Johnson, LMFT
Lauren Robbins, M.S., LPCC, LADC
Farren Swanson, M.A., LMFT
Newsletter Editor
Farren Swanson, M.A., LMFT
newsletter.mnwomeninpsychology@gmail.com
Production Coordinator
Susan Johnson
mnwomeninpsychology@gmail.com
Web Site
www.mnwomeninpsychology.org
 
The MWP Newsletter is published four times a year by Minnesota Women in Psychology for its members. All articles and announcements may be edited to conform to space limitations or to improve clarity, without permission of writers. Contributors are given credit via byline. Email articles and items of interest to newsletter.mnwomeninpsychology@gmail.com. Be sure to include “Newsletter” in the subject line.

Advertising Guidelines: Ads must be of interest to women psychologists, and MWP reserves the right to reject or edit advertising. Publication of any advertising does not constitute endorsement; advertising by therapists must follow APA guidelines. Cost: Ads will be accepted in increments of business card size (2” x 3 ½”); cost of one business-card-size ad is $20, two—$35, three—$50, four—$60, etc., up to $100 for 8-card-size, equivalent of a full-page ad. All advertising must be prepaid. Procedures: Ads must be camera ready and fit the requirement of increments of business card size. Submit by the newsletter deadline to: mnwomeninpsychology@gmail.com or MWP, 5244 114th Ave, Clear Lake, MN 55319.

2016-2017 Executive Committee
Hanin Ailabouni, M.S. Ed., LPC, NCC - Chair
Felixia Valerius M.A.  -Vice Chair
Miriam Zachary, M.A., LMFT - Treasurer
Farren Swanson, M.A., LMFT - Newsletter Editor
Kyja Foster-DeZurik, M.A., LADC, BCC
Julie Gunderson, M.A.
Analisa Jayasekera, M.A., LAMFT
Beth Johnson LAMFT
Laurie Nelson, LICSW
Elizabeth Quinby, M.A.
Deb Rich, Ph.D., LP
Lauren Robbins, M.S., LPCC, LADC
Stacey Stillmunkes, M.A., LMFT

Regular & Retired Membership in MWP is available to women who hold either a Master’s or doctoral degree in one of the fields of mental health or a related field from a regionally accredited institution and eligible for licensure in Minnesota in one of the fields of mental health.

Student Membership in MWP is available to women who are in the process of becoming a licensed mental health professional who have not yet earned a graduate degree. Student members are not voting members of the organization. Student representatives on Executive Committee may participate in consensus votes within Executive Committee but may never participate to break a tie vote.

Annual dues are based on a sliding scale according to the annual income of the member, currently ranging from $30 to $80 per year. Membership applications are available by emailing the MWP office at mnwomeninpsychology@gmail.com or on the website at www.mnwomeninpsychology.org.
You can view the complete calendar on our website!
Monday, November 7
MWP Consultation Groups
9:00-10:30 AM or
6:00-7:30 PM
Location: 1619 Dayton Ave, Saint Paul
RSVP Heather at heather@bravechoicesmn.com or 612.889.7517

Monday, November 14
Welcome Bags Assembly for Sojourner Shelter

6:45-7:30 PM
Donations will be collected until this date.
FFI: Analisa
analisa
@liminalspacecounseling.com


Monday, November 14
Executive Committee Meeting
7:30-9:00 PM
Location: 475 Cleveland Ave N, Saint Paul
FFI: Hanin hanin.ailabouni@gmail.com


Saturday, November 19
Student Group

12:30 PM
Location: Amore Coffee, 879 Smith Ave S, Saint Paul
FFI: Kyja Foster-DeZurik kyja.foster@gmail.com
or Beth Quinby bsiegel0618@gmail.com

Monday, November 21
MWP Private Practice Group
5:00-7:00 PM
Location: Family Tree Building, 1619 Dayton Ave, Saint Paul
FFI: Heather Holt heather@bravechoicesmn.com

Wednesday, November 30
Cornerstone Holiday Preparation
4:00-6:00 PM
Location:
1000 E 80th St, Bloomington
FFI: Beth at Bjohnson@jfssp.org

Friday, December 2
40th Anniversary Planning Committee
12:00 Noon
Location: Surly Brewing Co
FFI: Beth at Bjohnson@jfssp.org

Saturday, December 10
Cornerstone Holiday Event
10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location: 1000 E 80th St Bloomington
FFI: Beth at Bjohnson@jfssp.org

Monday, December 12
Executive Committee Meeting
7:30-9:00 PM
Location: 475 Cleveland Ave N, Saint Paul
FFI: Hanin hanin.ailabouni@gmail.com


Saturday, December 17
Student Group

12:30 PM
Location: Amore Coffee, 879 Smith Ave S, Saint Paul
FFI: Kyja Foster-DeZurik kyja.foster@gmail.com
or Beth Quinby bsiegel0618@gmail.com


Saturday, December 17
Social Action Book Group Discussion

1:30-3:00 PM
Location: Pinnacle Behavioral Healthcare LLC, 7250 France Ave, Edina
Book: "Short Girls" by Bich Minh Nguyen
FFI: Jane at janewhiteside@earthlink.net

Wednesday, March 15
Spotlight Growth Series
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
A Companion Animal for you Client
Location: 1619 Dayton Ave, Saint Paul 55104

RSVP: mnwomeninpsychology@gmail.com

Monday, May 15, 2017
MWP 40th Anniversary Celebration
Surly Brewing Company
FFI: Beth at Bjohnson@jfssp.org

 
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