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In Celebration of National Dog Day please join us "fur" this interesting and beneficial webinar presentation

Join us for an interesting presentation on how One's Best Friend can be therapeutic. Dr. Casey will be discussing how therapy dogs are beneficial for our psychological & social well-being. She will cover what the differences are between therapy, service, and emotional support dogs. The licensing requirements and training needed to qualify as a therapy dog will also be discussed.

All are Invited!

For $5.00 - 1.0 CE CREDIT/CERTIFICATE will be awarded to Illinois nurses, social workers, and professional counselors.


6 PM - 7 PM
Webinar Presentation
For 1.0 CE Credit/Certificate - An evaluation form must be completed and return after the event to Events@Elderwerks.org
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  • Denise Casey, PsyD, CADC, NBCCHT (Founder and Director of Barrington Behavioral Health & Wellness)

    Denise Casey, PsyD, CADC, NBCCHT

    Founder and Director of Barrington Behavioral Health & Wellness


    Founder and Director, Barrington Behavioral Health & Wellness
    Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor, National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist,
    Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist, Certified Cognitive Therapist

    Dr. Denise Casey is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a Certification in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling and a National Board Certification in Clinical Hypnosis. She is also Certified in Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Casey is a graduate of Adler School of Professional Psychology and Trinity College. She has studied addictions and hypnosis at advanced levels.

    Previously she has taught at the graduate level for NorthEastern Illinois University and was on medical staff with Lutheran General Hospital where she spent 10 years in the Counseling Center of Lutheran General Hospital. Her experience with addictions spans over 20 years. She has conducted interventions, presented on issues related to codependency, created and ran a group for couples in recovery, worked with adult children of alcoholics and has worked with professionals who were “impaired” by substance use in their personal or professional life.

    Her general experience in working with young adults to seniors has equipped her to deal with a wide variety of issues. She has run groups for adolescents, women with compulsive eating habits, sexual abuse survivors, couples who lost an infant or child, stress management, weight loss, and a “camp tum tum” to teach children about their feelings and how to express them.

    Dr. Casey is highly skilled, deeply compassionate, and presents a very casual and caring atmosphere. She has the ability to quickly allow people to feel at ease and in a “heart centered” way, guides people to find the answers they seek and the positive aspects of themselves and their ability to be resilient. Her philosophy is that it doesn’t matter how far or badly someone has fallen, but it does matter that they get back up.

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8/26/20 Benefits of Therapy Dogs *Professional Ticket*

Webinar Presentation 6:00 PM

All professionals needing 1.0 CE CREDIT/CERTIFICATE Ticket

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Standard Price $5
8/26/20 Benefits of Therapy Dogs

Webinar Presentation 6:00 PM

This ticket is for those NOT NEEDING CE CREDIT and Consumers/Community Members ONLY

Standard Price Free