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Three Rivers District CEU Event: Laughter Yoga Workshop & Fighting Fatigue through Self-Care (Elgin)

Friday, March 23, 2018 at 9:00am
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This Three Rivers District CEU event will provide an introduction to laughter yoga and its origin. It will be followed by a 30-minute experiential laughter session. Learn less conventional ways to implement self-care so life can have more enjoyment and fun.

All courses offered through the NASW-Illinois Chapter meet the continuing education qualifications for LSWs, LCSWs, LPCs, LCPCs, LMFTs, RNs, LPNs, APNs, and LCPs licensed in Illinois as required by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

Speaker: Len Lempa is a licensed clinical social worker who currently works at Presence St Joseph Hospital in Elgin doing behavioral health intake. He has worked in a number of different clinical settings since he began working in behavioral health in 1987 at the Dupage County Health Department Crisis Intervention Unit. He completed his MSW at UIC Jane Addams College of Social Work in 1992. Prior to working in social work he was trained and worked as a massage therapist and also studied acupuncture for a year at the Midwest College for Oriental Medicine in 1979. Though he works in a very biomedical treatment setting he has a great interest in alternative approaches to health and wellness.

Speaker: Debbie Brisebois is a licensed clinical social worker who currently works at Presence St Joseph Hospital in Elgin, on the Behavioral Health Unit, along with teaching and supervising ten student interns. Debbie also does periodic community speaking engagements often representing St. Joseph's Hospital on Mental Health, Self Care and Teen Parenting. Debbie has a private therapy practice through Valley Psychiatry and Counselling in Elgin where she specializes in relational and mental health issues related to adolescents and adults. Debbie is the single mother of two extraordinary young adults, she loves people and animals, enjoys outdoor activities (especially in sunshine).

Presenter: Leonard Lempa, LCSW, Founder of Elgin Laughter Yoga Club; Deborah Brisebois, LCSW, Therapist, Presence St. Joseph's Hospital

Location: Presence St. Joseph's Hospital
77 North Airlite Street
Elgin IL 60123

Cost: 3 CEUs / $45 Nonmember / FREE NASW Member

CEU's Earned:  3 CEU's

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Registration Required: Yes

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