Presentations, Groups, & Classes – Winter 2020

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We are happy to announce the following online groups we are offering this season. All of the following groups are being held online over Zoom. Check them out!

The Power of Connection (18+)

Type:  Monthly Support Group (2nd Thursday of each month)
Facilitator:  Laura Gutierrez, MA
When:  Feb. 11th; Mar. 11th; Apr. 8th
Time: 12:00 pm
Cost:  No Charge
Contact:  laura@pennockcounseling.org

We all need connection and support to get through hard times. Come join me the second Thursday of every month at 12 NOON through ZOOM video. The emotional support derived from support group participation can help reduce stress, which can have a positive impact on health. Further, people may greatly benefit from the information sharing that takes place in a support group. They may learn how to manage symptoms, develop better coping skills, and communicate more effectively.

This support group is best for people going through a situational crises such as but not limited to: pandemic related stress, divorce, unemployment, single parenting , widowhood, caregiving , and surviving a loved one’s suicide.

Before reaching out to sign up please read this article that goes over 9 benefits of joining a support group. To register, please contact me at the email address above or give me a call at 303.655.9065 Ext. 12.

Virtual QPR Class for Suicide Prevention

Type:  One-Time Presentation
Facilitator:  Lauren Cloud, LMFT
When:  Wednesday, February 24th
Time:  6:00 pm
Cost:  No Charge
Contact: lauren@pennockcounseling.org

*** This is a free event. Register HERE.***

Pennock Center for Counseling will offer a free, online QPR training class that is open to the public! This training will equip attendees with techniques and tools to help manage a crisis situation. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer. Anyone can learn these three simple steps to help prevent a suicide. Lauren Cloud, LMFT will be your facilitator.

You will learn:

* How to Question, Persuade and Refer someone who may be suicidal
* How to get help for yourself or learn more about preventing suicide
* The common causes of suicidal behavior
* The warning signs of suicide
*  How to get help for someone in crisis

Join us!

If you have any questions regarding this offering, please contact Lauren at 303-655-9065, Ext. 11.

This class is offered at no charge, but registration is required. Register in advance HERE. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Space is limited, so please make sure to join a little bit early on February 24th to ensure your spot.

Quarantine Fatigue

Type:  One-Time Presentation
Facilitator:  Jody Pierce, LCSW
When:  Thursday, Feb. 25th
Time: 12:00 pm
Cost:  No Charge
Contact: jody@pennockcounseling.org

It has been a long haul! The challenges associated with the pandemic are continuing longer than any of us could’ve imagined. Quarantine fatigue is experienced differently by people with some similar symptoms like exhaustion and lack of motivation. This class will look at common reactions to this challenging time and focus on what we can do to reduce anxiety, gain more energy, and maintain hope for the future. Please email Jody at the email above to sign-up.