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Honoring Your Sacred Gifts: The Professional Necessity of Personal Self-Care

September 25, 2020


Honoring Your Sacred Gifts: The Professional Necessity of Personal Self-Care
September 25, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

This presentation is designed for professionals who work with adult clients and patients.

Workshop Description:

Our personal sense of well-being has a profound impact on those we desire to help. Neural connectivity within the mirror neuron system facilitates resonance and attunement allowing clients to feel safe, seen, and soothed. The brain science of neuro integration shows us that self-care in all areas of life is a prerequisite for a sustainable career success. Integrating the daily practice of radical self-care honors our sacred mission, renews our passion and invites lasting abundance.

About the speaker(s):

Caroline Smith is the Director of Pine Grove’s Addiction Services and Intensive Workshops. Smith has over twenty years of expertise working with high profile, international clients dealing with intimacy disorders and sexual addiction betrayal. Smith frequently speaks at professional conferences throughout the United States and Internationally. She also had the honor of providing a plenary session during Ireland’s first Neuroscience and Addiction Conference, and she authored a chapter in the published book, Mending A Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts, 2nd edition. Caroline Smith holds two Master’s degrees in Professional Counseling and Traumatic Abuse from Ottawa University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist-Supervisor, and a Certified Interventionist Professional. She is EMDR II trained and holds clinical expertise in the areas of trauma resolution, relationship attachment patterns, and addiction interaction disorders.

Target Audience:

The target audience will consist of professional clinicians in the mental health and addiction fields including counselors, social workers, and therapists. Information will be presented at an intermediate level.


  1. Explain concept and function of the human tribune brain.
  2. Discuss awareness and implementation of radical self-care using boundaries, emotional resilience, and healthy internal scripts.

Continuing Education:

Mississippi Social Work: (1.5 CE Hours) (Provider DP #SWB12013) Pine Grove is approved as a provider for continuing education by the MBOE & MFT (08/24/20 through 08/24/22). Social workers will receive 1.5 CE hours in participating in this course (Clinical  _   / Supervision___ /Cultural Competency___/ Ethics  1.5___ /General ___).

NBCC: (1.5 CE Hours) Pine Grove has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6392. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified, Pine Grove is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Mississippi LMFT: (1.5 General CE Hours): Provider #TCE0003;  Approval  # MS20-020.

Alabama Social Work: (1.5 Contact Hours) (Provider #0336 through ABSWE).  Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services is designated by ABSWE through May 31st, 2022.

Louisiana Social Work: (1.5 Contact Hours): (Clinical: 1.5__ contact hours / Supervision___ /Cultural Competency___/ Ethics  ___ contact hour /General ___). This program is approved for 1.5 contact hours by Pine Grove as authorized by the Louisiana State Board Of Social Work Examiners.  Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services is designated by LABSWE until July 17th, 2023.

Nursing: (1.5 Contact Hours); (Educational Design # 00195 – 801).

Ethical Disclosures for Speaker(s):

  1. Caroline Smith is an employee of Forrest General Hospital.
  2. There is no commercial support of the speaker(s), the content of the talk(s) or anything that might be a conflict of interest beyond the speakers being paid by Pine Grove.
  3. The speaker is not promoting any books, medications or training that will be for sale at the talk that might constitute a conflict of interest.
  4. The speaker will cover any potential limitations and risks of the treatment or topics being discussed during the talk.
  5. Some of the material covered is of a sensitive nature about addictions, ethical dilemmas and/or other clinical disorders.

Those in attendance must participate for the entire duration of the webinar; partial credit for partial attendance will not be awarded.

Disability Statement:

Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services complies with the ADA. This facility is handicapped-accessible. If any conference participant is in need of reasonable accommodation, please contact Angela Gray (601-270-8515) prior to the event.

Grievance Procedure:

Please contact Angela Gray (601-288-4945) at Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services, 2255 Broadway Drive, Hattiesburg MS 39401 to submit a complaint, or if you have additional questions.


Forrest General Hospital is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by The Mississippi Nurses Foundation, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Refund/Cancellation Policy:

There is no cost for attendance to this event.

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