Professional Workshops

Cultural Diversity:
LGBTQ Clients

February 9, 2018
9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Mary Tinucci, Presenter

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Grief and Addiction

May 18, 2018
9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Dr. Fiyyaz Karim, PsyD, Presenter

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Trauma Informed Care

August 10, 2018
9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Judy Hoy & Mary Tinucci, Presenters

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For more than 30 years, we’ve been providing affordable, quality CEU workshops to thousands of Minnesota recovery professionals.

763.658.5800 ext. 1513

New Beginnings Minnesota provides affordable, high-quality, professional Continuing Education (CEU) workshops on relevant behavioral health and addiction topics. Our goal is to provide four workshops per year, with at least six Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in both Ethics and Cultural Diversity.

We are proud of our history of providing a selection of quality programs from skilled CEU practitioners and distinguished presenters. Workshop materials are anchored in established professional practices, and highly relevant for today’s practicing recovery professionals.

Learn more about what we can do for your on-going need for professional advancement by calling Liz at 763-658-5800 ext. 1513 or or emailing her at She will be glad to extend you a helping hand with your continuing professional education requirements.

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Find More Workshops in our Region.

Workshops are held at our main facility at 109 North Shore Dr., Waverly, Minnesota, just 38 miles west of Minneapolis. Our Professional workshops are open to everyone for a non-refundable fee of $25.00. Each workshop runs from 9:30am-3:30pm. You must be present for the entire workshop to receive a certificate.

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Past Workshops Include:

Trauma-Informed Care in Addiction Treatment
Presenters Rick Dauer and Roberto Rodriquez
August 2017

Trauma, Addiction, Treatment & Recovery
Dr. Mic Hunter, Presenter
May 2017

Cultural Diversity
Dr. Niloufer Merchant, Presenter
February 2017

Ethics Workshop
Barry Lehman, D. Min., LADC, LPC
November 2016

Understanding National and International Approaches to working with Clients who live with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
Jill Hubble, MSEd. LPCC, LADC
August 2016

Treating the Emerging Young Alcohol & Addict
Dr. Cardwell C. Nuckols, MA, PhD
May 2016

Cultural Diversity:  Increasing Our understanding of & Improving Care for LGBTQ Clients
Mary E. Tinucci, MSW, LICSW
February 2016

Gender Matters:  Men, Masculinity & Recovery
Dr. Mic Hunter, PsyD, LMFT, LP
November 2015

Clinical Ethics:  Clinical Competence, Cultural Privileges + “ISMS” & Client Justice Issues
Doug Greenlee, MA/MA, LMFT, LADC, CGC
August 2015

Cultural Diversity in Substance Abuse Recovery
Dan Coyhis of the Mohican Nation, President & Found of White Bison
May 2015

Grief:  The Job of Re-identifying the Self
Dick Obershaw, MSW, LICSW
February 2015

Ethics & Boundaries in the Electronic Age
Gary Schoener, Licensed Psychologist M.Eq., Director of Consultation & Training
November 2014

Coming Home:  Healing and Recovering from Shame
Tamara Gehlen, LMFT, LADC, CCTP, Program Director at WINGS Adolescent Treatment Center
August 2014

Cultural Competency in the Workplace
Niloufer Merchant, Ed., L.P., N.C.C.
July 2014

The Chicken or the Egg: Treating Co-Occurring Disorders in a Dual Diagnosis World
Jill Hubble, MSEd. LPCC, LADC
May 2014

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