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Assessment Tools, Which, When, How, Why and What will They Tell Me?
Presented and developed by Brenda Butterfield, EdD, MSW, LMHC
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1. Increase awareness of assessment measures available for gathering objective client data to improve screening for and diagnosis of depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, substance use and abuse, stress and behavior problems.
2. Enhance understanding of overall utility and limitations of assessments measures designed for children, youth and adult assessment measures.
3. Increase understanding of how using assessment measures can facilitate service delivery from intake to discharge, better supporting client’s health and well-being.
4. Increase knowledge of copyright rules and identify free assessment measures that are valid, reliable and easily accessed through the public domain.
5. Through personal experience, increase knowledge base for how to complete and score different assessment measures.
Continuing Education (CE) Information
Brenda S. Butterfield, EdD, MSW, LMHC
Dr. Brenda S. Butterfield is founder of Our New Experience (ONE), LLC in Redmond, WA. She has been a mental health professional for over 30 years serving children, youth, families and communities in the US and abroad. In her clinical work, Dr. Butterfield uses an integrative, whole person perspective to support development of each human’s full potential. Knowing there are many paths to peace of mind, she uses a variety of therapeutic approaches anchored in mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy and other phenomenological self-care practices all supported by scientific data as effective.
In addition to individual and group therapy, Dr. Butterfield teaches Mindful meditation classes, facilitates retreats and presents a variety of seminars and professional development trainings for mental health practitioners and other caregivers locally and nationally.
Prior to founding Our New Experience Dr. Butterfield was an award-winning faculty member of the Psychology Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth receiving multiple awards from students, colleagues, and community organizations for teaching excellence and leadership. She has presented at national and international conferences and was invited to serve as a Guest Lecturer teaching psychology courses at the University of Birmingham in England in 2008.
Dr. Butterfield is an innovative teacher in part due her unique educational background with degrees and in education, psychology and social work. The nexus of her training combined with her wide array of clinical experience in child welfare, mental health, substance abuse, and higher education in the US, England, Africa and the Middle East is likely why clients and colleagues describe her work as “inspiring, authentic and transformative.”
Dr. Butterfield earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Minnesota-Duluth in 1989 a Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington in 1998 and a Doctorate Degree in Education from the University of Minnesota in 2014, specializing in the Psychology of Teaching and Learning.
Her professional work has always been challenging and rewarding but her greatest learning and satisfaction continues to come from being an adoptive and biological mom of two children. Lived experience has taught Dr. Butterfield about the necessity of developing an Essential-Self Care Practice by recognizing, surviving and eventually befriending mental illness in her own family. Her daily mindful practice continues to teach her how to recognize life’s challenges as invitations to develop her own full human potential.
More information about Dr. Butterfield is available at http://ournewexperience.org/ and on the Psychology Today website https://therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/prof_detail.php?profid=226809&sid=1431460039.9327_26618&zipcode=98052&tr=ResultsName
Upcoming Dates and Registration
Date: Friday, July 20th, 2018
Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Cost: $155.00 USD
Campus: Wong Fleming Conference Room, Redmond, WA
Map: Directions to our campus location.