By Reason of Sanity Ethics Training - Earn 3 CEU's

Date(s): 
Friday, October 4, 2013 - 9:00am
Location: 
College of Lake County Room 323
Fee: 
$20 for Professionals and $10 for Students

The Play
Rooted in historical fact and first-person interviews, By Reason of Sanity is a riveting story filled with lots of surprising twists and turns about a dysfunctional therapeutic encounter between a practitioner and client.

The Discussion
Following the 90-minute performance, there will be an hour-long small-group breakout discussion led by a clinical social worker about the ethical issues and dilemmas that come up in the play. Some of these include: Oppression (current & historical); Domestic Violence; Diversity; Gender; Boundaries; Duty to Warn; Accountability…

The Benefit
For just $20 for professionals and $10 for students the three hours that will fly by, you’ll not only earn your 3 CEU’s for Ethics Training but your professional capacity will be enhanced and you’ll have a lot of fun in the process. In short — time and money well spent. Seats will be limited, so we encourage you to check out the schedule below.

The Playwright: Blake Levinson
A Network Playwright at Chicago Dramatists and Dramatists Guild member, Blake’s full-length, 2-actor play about battered women, By Reason of Sanity was performed in staged readings this spring at Chicago Dramatists’ Saturday Series and at the Next Theater in the Writers’ Bloc New Play Festival. Also this past year, his humorous short plays Wishboner and Speed Bumps were produced at the Bodhi Spiritual Center’s LoveFEST Short Play Festival, his radio play Clothes Make the Maniac was performed in Skeletal Remains Radio Theater’s Festival of Fear, and his full-length play Perverse Mortgage was performed in a staged reading at Chicago Dramatists. When not practicing his passion writing, he is the owner and creative director for DaVinci & Poe Advertising in Chicago. Blake is also a former board member of Cabrini Green Youth & Family Services and founder of the Community-Unity Fest, a 3-day arts & music festival honoring the children and families of Cabrini. 

The Discussion Moderator: Jesse Muñoz MSW, ACSW, LCSW
Mr. Muñoz has thirty five years of social work practice in a variety of settings: educational, medical, and mental health. Included in this is eight years in management of psychiatric/medical facilities, and employee assistance programs. Due to his commitment to mental health, he has accumulated extensive experience providing mental health services to a diverse population from child hood to the elderly.  As a Hispanic, he has developed a therapeutic use of one’s bicultural and bilingual experiences. He is fluent in Spanish and English. Currently, he is the Director of Field Education at Dominican University Graduate School of Social Work. This is a field practicum program that he has developed from the onset of the graduate school from 2003. Throughout that endeavor as a Licensed Clinical Social Work Practioner, he has been providing mental health services at the McGrath Clinic in Orland Park, Illinois since 1992, focusing fifty percent of his clinical practice to the monolingual Spanish speaking community.

The Technical Advisor:Oliver Williams MSW, ACSW, LCSW, CADC 

For more information, please call or write the Director of Field Education at Dominican University Jesse Muñoz: 708-771-5322 or jmunoz@dom.edu