Fri, May 28 | Online Event

Survival Guide for Superheroes: Managing Paperwork, Productivity, and Boundaries in work with system involved youth

Rachel Michaelsen, LCSW
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Survival Guide for Superheroes: Managing Paperwork, Productivity, and  Boundaries in work with system involved youth

Time & Location

May 28, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Online Event

About the Event

Rachel Michaelsen

Training Description

Timely management of paperwork, meeting productivity requirements, maintaining  professional boundaries with colleagues and system involved clients, preventing vicarious  traumatization from impacting our personal lives and client interventions all while making  positive connections and impact with system involved clients - that’s being a true  SUPERHERO. Learn strategies for sustainable “superheroing” so you can provide super  care and interventions to your system involved clients and their families. We will cover  challenges and strategies to address challenges with paperwork, productivity, professional  boundaries and vicarious traumatization and will develop a sustainable superhero plan to  address the barriers to successfully meeting your clients’ needs while staying calm and  focused.

Learning Objective

  • Determine at least one emotional block to managing timely and thorough paperwork; 
  • Identify at least 1 area that professional boundaries are challenged and 1-2 strategies to address the challenge and improve efforts to support system involved youth; 
  • Identify at least 2 signs of vicarious traumatization and make a plan to address them; 
  • Develop a plan to facilitate providing timely, professional interventions with appropriate boundaries to system involved clients.


9:30am – 10:00am Introductions, Course Overview, Opening Exercise

10:00am – 10:15am What is and is not working for you getting your job done?

10:15am – 11:00am Challenges and Solution: technical

11:00am – 11:15am BREAK (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

11:15am – 12:00pm Challenges and Solution: technical cont.

12:00pm – 12:30pm Challenges and Solution: organizational

12:30pm – 1:00pm LUNCH (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

1:00pm – 1:30pm Challenges and Solution: organizational cont.

1:30pm – 2:30pm Challenges and Solution: psychological

2:30pm – 2:45pm BREAK (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

2:45pm – 3:45pm Challenges and Solution: psychological cont.

3:45pm – 4:30pm Sustainable Superhero Plan


Meet Our Trainer

Rachel Michaelsen, LCSW, is a clinical social worker who has worked in HMOs, public agencies,  and private practice as both a mental-health provider and a supervisor for over thirty years. She  has taught courses in DSM-5, clinical supervision, law and ethics, childhood psychopathology,  time management, boundaries, vicarious traumatization and energy psychology at universities,  conferences, and mental-health agencies. She has a private psychotherapy practice, provides  sound healing sessions and is also the Chair of the Humanitarian Committee for the Association  for Comprehensive Energy Psychology

This course meets the qualifications for (6.0) BBS CEUs for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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