Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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10/29/20 - Intimacy Matters: Blueprint on How to Address Intimacy Issues 

Dr. Laura Louis, PhD

Important Notes & Announcements:

  • This program was originally scheduled for the Spring 2020 season as an in-person training. Due to Covid-19, we have elected to reschedule for this new date and transition to a virtual training platform. If you were previously registered, you have been transferred and contacted by our Local Programs Manager.
  • By submitting your registration form, you are agreeing to CHEP's cancellation policy.  Please review in detail prior to registering. 
  • Grievance Procedure can be found at the following link - CHEP Grievance Procedure

Course Description:

During this workshop, clinicians will also gain a blueprint on how intimacy issues arise with the veteran and military population. This is a half Day Workshop. This seminar is designed to acquaint clinicians with the assessment and treatment options available for various issues that impact intimacy. Dr. Louis will share validated interventions for improving sexual frequency and satisfaction, addressing the effects of sexual abuse, and enhancing chemistry. This seminar concludes with important information about discerning when it is necessary to make medical referrals, and to whom. 

Learning Objectives:

1. Recognize three of the four levels of sexual dysfunction.
2. Identify the components found in an initial sexual assessment.
3. Restate three techniques for improving intimacy.
4. Determine when and how to make an external medical referral for sexual dysfunction.

Speaker Information:

Dr. Louis has over 10 years of experience as a licensed psychologist, speaker and consultant.  She's the owner and CEO of Gifted Counseling, LLC; a well-known practice located in Atlanta, Georgia.  Her approaches have influenced people, organizations, businesses and companies all over the world. 

As a licensed psychologist, Dr. Laura Louis is a widely sought-after, international speaker specializing in helping couples press the reset button after infidelity. Her signature five-step training program - Marriage Matters - has helped countless couples reawaken their connection to build better and stronger relationships.  Affectionately deemed the "Marriage Architect," Dr. Louis gives couples the tools to build their marriages to last.  

Dr. Louis obtained her BS in Psychology from Florida State University; MS in Counseling at Fordham University and PhD at Howard University in Washington, DC. 

Continuing Education:

American Psychological Association (APA) Credits - 3.0 hours
Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  Chesapeake Health Education Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Board of Social Work Examiners West Virginia (WVSW) Credits - 3.0 hours
"Intimacy Matters: Blueprint for How to Address Intimacy Issues" scheduled for October 29, 2020 as a virtual webinar has been approved by the WV Board of Social Work Examiners for 3.0 CEU's; provider number 499999.

Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners Credits - 3.0 hours
Maryland Social Workers - Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners: "Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for this program. This training qualifies for Category 1 continuing education credits."

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Credits - 3.0 hours
Certified Counselors - National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC): "Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6140.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC are clearly identified. Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs."

Physicians - AMA PRA Category 1 (ACCME) Credits - 3.0 hours
Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is accredited by MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
The Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience: Social Workers, Psychologists, Certified Counselors, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses

Educational Methods Used: Lecture, PowerPoint Presentation, Video

Evaluation and Certificate:

All attendees are required to register their name and email address on the Webex platform and receive an Attention Rating of 90% or higher in order to receive credits. The Attention Rating is calculated automatically through the Webex system and reported to our team at the conclusion of the program. In order to receive the highest rate possible, stay logged into the training for the duration, do not minimize the training screen, and do not open other screens on top of the training.

An evaluation will be emailed to you within two business days of the program's completion. You will need the access code announced at the conclusion of the program in order to complete the evaluation. Once you complete and submit this evaluation, your certificate will automatically generate to be saved or printed.

Registration Information:

Community Provider - $30
Eastern Shore Hospital Center Employee - $21
VA VISN 5 Employee - $15

Registration will close at the end of the day on October 26th. We will not accept registrations after this date.