Resiliency — Overcoming Adversity

FREE Seminar for Beginning and Intermediate Level Social Workers

Register for the Free Seminar

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
New Bridge Medical Center Auditorium
5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
2 CEU Credit Hours

This seminar will present an overview on various emotional and personality disorders. The speaker will focus on specific symptoms, etiology, gender differences, culture, and treatment choices. Topics will include depression, anxiety, and nine personality disorders. Treatment and interventions, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectal behavioral therapy, schema-focused therapy, and psychodynamic therapy will be presented.


  • Name five protective factors that help children develop resiliency. 
  • Recall four risk factors that can lead to poor outcome for children. 
  • Identify two reasons why gender plays an important role in resiliency.
  • Describe three implications for practice based on research findings on resiliency. 

Registration and light dinner at 5:30 p.m. Seminar begins promptly at 6 p.m.

Speaker: Phil Feldman, PhD, LCSW
Dr. Phil Feldman is the Director at Journey to Wellness substance abuse program and teaches at Rutgers University, Graduate School of Social Work. Dr. Feldman has experience working as a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor for more than 28 years. He has presented over 250 seminars on mental health topics including personality disorders, emotional disorders and psychotherapy models. In addition, Dr. Feldman is the author of “The Psychotherapy Manual”, “Co-Occurring Disorders Manual”, and “Shame Affect — Theory, Research, and Clinical Treatment”.

This course, Resiliency — Overcoming Adversity, provided by Advanced Clinical Seminars, is approved for continuing education by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW-NJ. CE Approval Collaborative. Approval period: Sept 1, 2018 – Aug. 31, 2020. 

This seminar is for 2 clinical CEU hours. For CEU approval information: Please contact for information about continuing education credits for social workers. If you have questions or concerns about registration, facilities, course administration, and ADA information, contact RoseMary Klie at

Sponsored by The Foundation at Supporting New Bridge Medical Center.


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