CLIENTS

Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis UK (ISPS) 

Los Angeles County, Department of Mental Health

Superior Court, Los Angeles County, Public Defender's Office

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center

University of Southern California, Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

University of Evansville (Indiana), Alcohol and Drug Institute

Tri-City Mental Health Services, Claremont, CA

NASW - National Association of Social Workers

Pasadena Department of Public Health

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Long Beach Asian Pacific Islander Family Mental Health Center

Opportunity Knocks, Orange, CA

Pacific Clinics Treatment Centers

California State University - Long Beach - Counseling & Psychological Services

Project Return:Peer Support Network: Mental Health America - Los Angeles - (Peer) Training and Workforce Development

Telecare

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica - Rape Treatment Center, Santa Monica, CA

Los Angeles Times - Festival of Books

 EVENTS

To request a professional educational training on

 PSYCHOTIC EARS, ™

Contact Shannon Dunn, PhD, LCSW, CRADC, shannond@usc.edu

May, 2017

Teaching a two week course on Wellness, Recovery, and Integrated Care. Beijing Normal University - Beijing, China. 

September 8, 2016

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing the Distress of Psychosis, International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis (ISPS), ISPS UK Residential Conference, The University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, England. 

August 24, 2016

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing the Distress of Psychosis, We Care Recovery - Telecare, Anaheim, CA. 

August 9, 2016

DSM 5 Changes Made Easy; Kaiser Permanente Orange County -  Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA.

May 21, 2016

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing the Distress of Psychosis, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China. 

March 24, 2016

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing the Distress of Psychosis, USC, School of Social Work, Los Angeles, CA. 

February 9 , 2016

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing the Distress of Psychosis, Opportunity Knocks, Orange, CA

March 4, 2015

Can Students Who Experience Mental Instability (PSYCHOSIS) Enjoy Academic Success?: Effective Mental Health Practices for Student Success. California State University - Long Beach - Counseling & Psychological Services, Long Beach, CA. 

October 13 & 27, 2014

Applied Clinical Knowledge and Skills for Addiction Recovery: An Overview for Licensure Requirement - 15 hour Training. Pacific Clinics Training Institute, Pasadena, CA.

September 25, 2014

Using Empathy Books to Accurately Understand and Respond to Childrens’ Needs and Feelings: Facilitating the Development of a Well-adjusted Person. University of Southern California, MSW Clinical Caucus, Los Angeles, CA.

September 24, 2014

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing Psychosis, Long Beach Asian Pacific Islander Family Mental Health Center, Long Beach, CA

September 12, 2014

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing Psychosis, Mental Health America (Peer) Training and Workforce Development. Project Return: Peer Support Network, Commerce, CA. 

August 19, 2014

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing Psychosis, Pacific Clinics Training Institute, Pasadena, CA. 

July 1, 2014

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing Psychosis, Aviva (residential treatment, adolescent girls), Los Angeles, CA.

May 23, 2014

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing Psychosis, Providence Service Corporation - Full Service Partnership, Orange, CA. 

May 9, 2014

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing Psychosis, California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists; Spanish Hills Country Club, Camarillo, CA. 

April 14, 2014

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication with for Healing Psychosis, Pacific Clinics Training Institute, Pasadena, CA.

April 12/13, 2014

Living with Mental Illness: Support and Survival - Panelist. Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

March 7, 2014

Poster Presentation: Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing Psychosis, Tools For Change Peer / Clinician Conference, San Francisco, CA. 

December 11, 2013

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurrate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing Psychosis, 2U Webinar, Los Angeles, CA.

December 2, 2013

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication for Healing Psychosis, Pacific Clinics, Pasadena, CA.

November 13, 2013

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication with People who are Experiencing Psychosis, Opportunity Knocks, Anaheim, CA.

November 4, 2013

How Trauma Changes a Person's Mind in Both Children and Adults.  Pacific Clinics Training Institute, Pasadena, CA.

October 14 & 28, 2013

Applied Clinical Knowledge and Skills for Addiction Recovery: An Overview for Licensure Requirement - 15 hour Training. Pacific Clinics, Pasadena, CA.

September 11, 2013

DSM 5 Changes for Juvenile Legal Placement Assessment; Los Angeles County, Superior Court, Public Defender's Office.  

August 28, 2013

DSM 5 Changes Made Easy; University of Southern California, Mental Health Concentration Immersion, The California Endowment Center, Los Angeles, CA.

June 24, July 2 & 9, 2013

Foundations of Clinical Work for Outreach Peer Workers; Pasadena Department of Public Health; Pasadena, CA.

June 6, 2013

DSM 5 Changes Made Easy; Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Downtown Mental Health Center; Skid Row, Los Angeles, CA. 

May 14, 2013

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Sklls for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication with People who are Experiencing Psychosis Pacific Clinics, Pasadena, CA.

May 13 & 20, 2013

Applied Clinical Knowledge and Skills for Addiction Recovery: An Overview for Licensure Requirement - 15 hour Training. Pacific Clinics, Pasadena, CA.

April 29, 2013

How Trauma Changes a Person's Mind in Both Children and Adults.  Pacific Clinics Training Institute, Pasadena, CA.

April 8, 2013

Freshly Tapping Into Clinical Empathy and Client Strengths for Engaging Youth in Court Mandated Assessments. Pacific Clinics Training Institute, Pasadena, CA.

April 6, 2013

DSM 5 Changes & Clinical Applications Made Easy. NASW New Professionals Network, Northridge, CA.

March 25, 2013

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication with People who are Experiencing Psychosis. Tri-City Mental Health Services, Pomona, CA.

December 12, 2012

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Clinical Skills for Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication with People who are Experiencing Psychosis. County of Los Angeles, Department of Mental Health, Arcadia Mental Health Center, Arcadia, CA.

November 5, 2012

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication with People who are Experiencing Psychosis. County of Los Angeles, Department of Mental Health, Arcadia Mental Health Center, Arcadia, CA.

October 1 & 8, 2012

Applied Clinical Knowledge and Skills for Addiction Recovery: An Overview for Licensure Requirement - 15 hour Training. Pacific Clinics, Pasadena, CA.

August 22 & 29, 2012

Applied Clinical Knowledge and Skills for Addiction Recovery: An Overview for Licensure Requirement - 15 hour Training. Pacific Clinics, Pasadena, CA.

August 1, 2012

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication with People who are Experiencing Psychosis, Los Angeles County, Department of Mental Health, Edleman Mental Health Center.

July 12, 2012

Detecting Over-the-counter and Illicit Substance Use in Clients and their Families. Pacific Clinics, Manager's Meeting, Arcadia, CA.

May 8, 2012

Accurate Identification and Effective Interventions with People Diagnosed with Personality Disorders. Los Angeles County, Superior Court, Public Defender's Office.  

March 29, 2012

Freshly Tapping into Clinical Empathy and Client Strengths for Engaging the Hardest to Reach Clients. Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.  

March 13, 2012

Freshly Tapping into Clinical Empathy and Client Strengths for Engaging Youth in Court Mandated Assessments. Los Angeles County, Superior Court, Office of the Public Defender.  

February 1 & 15, 2012

Applied Clinical Knowledge and Skills for Addiction Recovery: An Overview for Licensure Requirement - 15 hour Training. Pacific Clinics, Pasadena, CA. 

December 8, 2011

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication with People who are Experiencing PsychosisLos Angeles County, Department of Mental Health, Downtown Mental Health Center, Skid Row, Prevention and Early Intervention Program

July 12, 2011

Building Resilience in Children and Families with Mental Illness. University of Southern California, School of Social Work. Korean International Certificate Program

May 25, 2011

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication with a Person who is Experiencing Psychosis. University of Southern California, Hamovitch Research Center.

April 25, 2011

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication with a Person who is Experiencing Psychosis. Department of Mental Health – Los Angeles County. Professional Social Work Association.

March 25, 2011

Listening with Psychotic Ears: Accurate Understanding and Effective Communication with a Person who is Experiencing Psychosi for Crisis Line Workers. Department of Mental Health – Los Angeles County. Access Center Crisis Line.

February, 2011

Applied Clinical Knowledge and Skills for Addiction Recovery: An Overview for Licensure Requirement - 15 hour Training. Pacific Clinics, Pasadena, CA.

January, 2011

Using Empathy Books to Understand Childrens’ Feelings and Reduce Acting Out in Children. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. 

January, 2011

Pimp Your PowerPoint: A Simple Guide to Focus, Clarify, and Engage an Audience. Pacific Clinics. Audience of 40. SW, PhD Psychologists. 

January, 2011

Effective Case Presentation and Consultation. Pacific Clinics. Audience of 40. SW, PhD Psychologists.

May, 2009

Fostering Resilience among Trauma Survivors. Keynote Speaker, University of Evansville Alcohol and Drug Institute, Evansville, IN.

May, 2009

Unique Manifestations of PTSD among Combat Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. University of Evansville Alcohol and Drug Institute, Evansville, IN.

May, 2009

Treatment Interventions for PTSD among Combat Veterans with Addictions. University of Evansville Alcohol and Drug Institute, Evansville, IN.

July, 2008

Mandated Reporting for LGBTQ Helpline Counselors. The Trevor Project, West Hollywood, CA.