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September 12 2017
9:00AM - 4:00PM

161 South Beech Street, Manchester, NH 03103
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Effective Client and Family Engagement Workshop with Scott Meyer

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If you are still interested in this training, please contact [email protected]

On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, the NH Coalition to End Homelessness will host a one-day training on Effective Client and Family Engagement: Working With Resistive Clients. This training will provide all participants with the necessary tools to improve their emotional response as they work with clients and family contacts.


Scott Meyer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Social Work, Plymouth State University

Scott Meyer is a professor of social work at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, New Hampshire. Dr. Meyer received his MSW in clinical social work from Adelphi University in New York. His doctorate is in sociology from Boston University with specialization in organizational behavior, medical sociology and mental health.

Dr. Meyer previously served on the faculty at the Boston University School of Medicine as a clinical instructor of psychiatry and has also taught at Curry College in Massachusetts and at Roger Williams College in Rhode Island. He has held executive management positions in the field of health and social services. Dr. Meyer works for both public and private sector organizations providing organizational and clinical consultation, training and program evaluation. He also has provided counseling and psychotherapy services as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in New Hampshire and a Board Certified Diplomat in Clinical Social Work by the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work.


  • Learn techniques to increase efficiency and effectiveness in responding to a range of challenging mental health and substance abuse related behaviors in clients and family contacts.
  • Learn techniques to monitor and improve their own emotional responses as they impact work with clients and family contacts.
  • Identify and understand challenging behaviors in clients and family contacts: Why would anyone behave like this? Connecting mental health and substance abuse concerns to client and family behaviors.
  • Increase awareness of our own emotional responses to challenging client and family behaviors.

Who Should Attend

Staff and supervisors in the following fields:

  • Case management services
  • Primary early education providers
  • Child care services
  • School counselors
  • Homeless liaisons
  • Community services
  • Social workers
  • Mental healthcare
  • Housing services
  • Homeless services
  • Veteran services
  • Child and family services
  • Public healthcare
  • Clinical services
  • Early childhood educators
  • General practice therapy
  • Addiction therapy
  • Intake and outreach work
  • Home visiting services

Lunch is not provided, however ample time will be left for attendees to eat or pick up food at a local establishment.

This training has received approval for 6 NASW and 6 LADC continuing education credits.

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