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Working with Men for Mental Health Professionals: Counseling and Therapy

The Tulane University School of Social Work is pleased to provide this three-hour presentation as part of its Center for Life Long Learning. With a focus on helping male clients, mental health professionals will improve their skills in evidence-based practices, theories, interventions, and skills. The workshop will highlight developmental, gender, cultural, and environmental factors and will provide information on how to engage with highly resistant male clients. Teaching methods will include didactic group discussions, case vignettes, and audience engagement. 

The Objectives Include:

  1. Participants will learn suggestions on how to connect with adult male clients from various backgrounds. 
  2. Participant will learn varied theoretical models for working with men. 
  3. Participants will learn how to work with men in groups and individual therapy. 
  4. Participants will learn how to understand how men view change and making changes. 
  5. Participants will learn how to work with men in couple and family therapy.

While most of the material will focus on adult male clients, some of it will address adolescent and younger males.

The event will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the School of Social Work, 127 Elk Place, New Orleans, LA 70112.

This workshop is conducted by Dr. Marvin W. Clifford. Dr. Clifford has been with the Ochsner Health System for 28 years as the Director of Group Therapy and The Director of the Employee Assistance Program. He is also an Adjunct Professor with the Tulane University School of Social Work for the last 27 years. His experience as a social worker spans almost five decades. He has done clinical work, supervision, administration, publication and research, and teaching. His clinical interests are working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and groups. He is skilled in mental health, addictions, and co-occurring disorders. He has done presentations at the local level, state, and national events.

The registration fee is $80. Please fill out the online form to register. Payments can be made via credit card or via check or money order (payable to Tulane School of Social Work). Only MasterCard and Visa accepted. If you pay by check, payment should be mailed immediately after completing the online registration form. Your registration is NOT complete until we have received your payment.  For checks, please mail your payment to:

ATTN:  Jessica St. Pierre
School of Social Work
Tulane University #8906
127 Elk Place
New Orleans, LA 70112-2627

Please fill out the registration form to indicate your attendance.  Your final registration is predicated on receiving your payment. Once your payment is received, you will receive an email confirming your registration into the program. Only at that time are you guaranteed a spot at the workshop.

In the event you cannot come to our program, please notify us 24 hours before the program begins, either by email (preferred) at jstpierre@tulane.edu or via phone at 504-247-1446.  We will refund the registration fee if notified 24 hours prior to the workshop. 

For more information, please contact Jessica St. Pierre at 504-247-1446.

Date: 
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00
Short description: 

The Tulane University School of Social Work is pleased to provide this three-hour presentation as part of its Center for Life Long Learning. With a focus on helping male clients, mental health professionals will improve their skills in evidence-based practices, theories, interventions, and skills.

Admission: 
Admission is charged
Invitation status: 
See description
Open to: 
Alumni
Faculty
Graduate students
Staff
Visitors
Tickets: 
Required
Public contact name: 
Jessica St. Pierre
Public contact phone: 
504-247-1446
Public contact e-mail: 
jstpierre@tulane.edu
RSVP/Reservation deadline: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 23:00

Sponsored by:

Building: 
Elk Place
Other location info: 
The Tulane School of Social Work is located at 127 Elk Place. There are various surface lots in close proximity to the school that you use if you would like. The Saratoga Parking Garage is the closest parking garage and is located at 111 S. Saratoga St. The daily rate for the garage is $8, but the garage does have direct access to the school via the skywalk on the second floor.