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Region 2: Behavioral Interventions that Work: A Tool-Box for Clinicians
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Join us to learn about Child-Adult Relationship Enhancement (CARE), an evidence-informed program for children with a history of trauma and other behavioral challenges. LPCANC members pay $20, and non-members pay $45.

When: Saturday, November 5th, 2016
9am to 12pm
Where: Valencia Park Executive Offices
200 Valencia Dr.
Jacksonville, North Carolina  28564
United States
Presenter: Twyna L. Bell, LPC, D.P.
Contact: Glenna Thurston

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Behavioral Interventions That Work: A tool box for Clinicians

Presented by Twyna L. Bell, LPC, D.P.

Saturday, Nov. 5th, 2016 from 9am-12pm

3 Contact Hours

200 Valencia Dr., Jacksonville, NC 28564

Child-Adult Relationship Enhancement (CARE) Workshops were developed for individuals working with caregivers of children ages 2-12 who have experienced stressful or traumatic events in their lives, children with behavior problems, or parents who want to strengthen the relationship with their child. Based on parent training programs, including the strong evidence-based treatment, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), CARE was initially developed to fill an important gap in mental health services for children of any age who are considered at-risk for maltreatment or other problems. The goal of CARE is to strengthen the adult-child relationship and increase children’s positive behaviors.  Since 2006, over 2000 caregivers, mental health, child welfare, educators, and other professionals have received CARE training with a focus on children who are exposed to trauma and maltreatment.

CARE is divided into two parts:

Relationship Enhancement. Participants will be taught skills/ interventions to decrease negative behaviors while developing positive communication with children. Interventions will be presented so that you can help your caregivers utilize the following skills to increase positive behaviors: Praise, Paraphrase and Point Out Behavior.

Strategies for Compliance. Participants are taught elements of effective discipline and child management skills such as how to give good commands, when and how to use selective ignoring and other discipline techniques to redirect problematic behavior.


LPCANC Members $20

Non-members: $45

Presenter Information:

Twyna L. Bell, LPC. D.P. is a Licensed Clinician specializing in developmental and behavioral pediatrics, and parent-child interaction therapy. She has trained in a variety of clinical settings including, private practice, pediatric outpatient health clinics, several early education and school systems. Twyna holds a Bachelors in Social Work from ECSU (1998), and Master’s in Clinical Counseling from Webster University (2001).  Twyna L. Bell completed her clinical internship at the Department of Public Health Pediatric Clinic in Brunswick County, NC.  Her major rotations were in Pediatric Health Services, Maternity Care Coordination, Early Intervention and Infant Mortality.

With over a decade of holding professional licensure with the NCLPC Board (2006), Twyna L. Bell was selected by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences : Duke University Medical Center  Center for Child & Family Health to participate in the PCIT of the Carolinas Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Treatment Program. *PCIT of the Carolinas received multiple applications from across the country for the 12 clinical training slots in the 2016 cohort.  Ms. Bell is dedicated to bringing evidence-based and trauma informed treatment to our community. In Summer of 2016, Ms. Bell opened one of the the few Pediatric Parent-Child Interaction Labs in Coastal, North Carolinas.  She maintains ongoing clinical consultation and contributes to research with the Center for Child & Family Health at Duke University. Twyna Bell serves as an Infant and Toddler Family Consultant and is the Chef Clinical Director with Creative Solutions 4 Families, which she founded in 2006.  In addition to providing child, adolescent, family, and group therapy, Twyna L. Bell conducts bio-psycho-social evaluations, developmental assessments, supervised visitations and consultations with schools, the courts, and medical practices. She utilizes a systems approach to wellness that incorporates developmental, psychological, and social –emotional strengths in assessment and treatment.

Twyna L. Bell is an active member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, the North Carolina LPC Association, the Society for Research in Child Development, the Association for Play Therapy, and PCIT International. She is actively engaged in teaching and research for pediatric mental health. She is an endorsed trainer for Child Adult Relationship Enhancement (CARE) training which focus on serving children who are exposed to trauma and maltreatment.

WHERE: 200 Valencia Dr., Jacksonville, NC 28564 (take the road next to Chick Filet and Red Lobster on Western Blvd. (Huff Dr.), stay straight on Huff for less than half a mile, you’ll see “Valencia Park Executive Offices” to your right. Please, follow the signs).

Please note that the office building is closed on Saturdays, so you may need to save the following number if you have trouble getting into the building: Suzan at 910-650-9515.

LUNCH: On your own after meeting. We will offer snacks and water/coffee/tea during the meeting.

Participants will receive 3 contact hours of continuing education credit. LPCANC is an NBCC-approved provider #5807

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