Training Institute

Art of Awareness hosts a variety of both on-location and off-site continuing education and training opportunities for medical, mental health, and body-centered practitioners, as well as the general public.

Contact us at 207-805-0183 for more information about our offerings, including our yoga teacher training programs.


Upcoming Training Opportunities

Ethical Considerations for Relational Safety & Technological Safety:
A Training for Mental Health Professionals

Friday, March 16th, 2016 from 12:30-5:00pm
Cost: $70/person or *$40/student
(*Student discount available in person or via phone at 207-805-0183.)
See registration instructions below!

This training will address two important areas of ethical concern: ethics in relation to safety
for clients and clinicians, and ethics in relation to use of technology. Participants will explore
the following topics:

  • best practices in assessing and addressing safety concerns for both clients and clinicians;
  • current trends, safety techniques, and scenarios that address these complex issues;
  • how to create a strategic plan for increased safety;
  • boundaries/confidentiality as they relate to cell phones, internet, and digital notes;
  • 2018 NASW technological regulation changes.
    *Participants will be awarded a certificate of completion for 4 contact hours.

Wanda Anderson, LCSW is a native of Northern Maine. She has been a faculty member at the University of New England MSW Program since 2003. Her areas of interest include working with children and families, sexual abuse issues, children with special needs, case management, working with adult survivors, poverty issues, and strength-based services. Wanda is the Coordinator for Online Field Education and has presented extensively on social work ethics issues, including: rural social work, ethical decision-making models, and ethical supervision. She has resided in Georgia, South Carolina, Nevada, Hawaii, Augusta, and Portland prior to moving back to Northern Maine.

How To Register
ONLINE: Visit our class schedule page, find the specific date of this training (March 16th, 2018), and click “SIGN UP.”
PHONE: 207-805-0182 (Please have credit card available.)
MAIL: Please print the registration form (found HERE) and include registration fee.
*Checks should be made payable to Art of Awareness and sent to the following address:
Art of Awareness Training Institute
100 Waterman Drive, Suite 201
South Portland, Maine 04106