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Boundary Training

March 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

- $50.00

Learning to Stay Safe with Others in our Dealings with Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual Boundaries

March 23, 2019, 9:30am-4:30pm       |       Olympia, WA

The Washington Pastoral Counseling Association is proud to offer this critical continuing education workshop for clergy and others in caring professions.

CEUs: 6 CEU hours for Counselors & MFTs, Nurses, Physicians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Clergy & other professionals. This workshop meets the denominational requirement of the United Methodist Church.

Program Purpose and Goals:
— Become more intentional about safe boundaries in all of our daily interactions,
— Increase participant awareness, within a respectful and responsive community, of helping professionals’ core needs for support and self-care,
— Explore historic issues related to boundaries, starting in 400BC (The Hippocratic Oath),
— Learn how to more effectively support difficult people using Motivational Interviewing,
— Hone existing listening, reflection and encouraging skills

Please Note:
All attendees are expected to prepare, in writing, a case in which they or another violated a boundary, and be prepared to discuss what worked, what didn’t work, and what they would do differently.

Program Presenters:

  • Carol Johnson is a retired United Methodist clergy, and a former Fellow with the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. She is a former pastoral counselor with Pacific Pastoral Counseling Service since 1997 and before that she worked at Presbyterian Counseling Service out of Snohomish County. Carol is a FaithTrust Institute Healthy Boundaries Trainer for the Pacific Northwest Conference of the United Methodist Church, doing this training for the last six years.
  • Mark Johnson is a retired clinical social worker who ran the PACT Team (Program for Accessible CommuniTy) in Pierce County,

Schedule of the Day:

OPENING — 9:30 am
— Yoga/Prayer
— Confidentiality & Boundaries
— Personal Survey
— Hippocratic Oath

BREAK — 11-11:15 am
— Sharing Cases
— Case Feedback

LUNCH — 12:30-1 pm
— Boundaries and social media and email
— The importance of self-care
— Individual goals
— Tools: yoga, mindfulness, meditation, deep relaxation, other practices

BREAK —  2:45-3 p m
— Dealing with Difficult People
— Motivational Interviewing
— Transactional Analysis
— Evaluation of the Day
— Prayer/Reflection

CLOSE — 4:3O pm

Important: Washington Pastoral Counseling National Board of Certified Counselors LogoAssociation is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.


March 23, 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm


First United Methodist Church of Olympia
1224 Legion Way S.E.
Olympia, WA United States

For More Information

Paula Hoyt, WPCA Chair of Education
(253) 752-9112


Refund Policy:
Balance minus $15 processing fee refundable until March 9th. No refunds after March 16.
$50 (includes lunch)
$50 (includes lunch)