Publications

Professional Services

Consultation

Janice consults with human services organizations on the following topics:

  • Curriculum Design - Human Services Planners - 3 to 6 hours;
  • Ultimate Educator - How to Present Great Seminars - Human Services Trainers - 3 to 6 hours;
  • Strategic Planning - Human Services Planners - 1-2 days.

Expert Witness

Janice has provided depositions and expert witness testimony in cases involving traumatic deaths.

Private Counseling

Janice is the founder of a non-profit counseling center for victims of crime and sees a small caseload of private counseling clients there.

Presentations / Seminars / Workshops

Janice is a regular seminar presenter at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work, Professional Development Program

She is currently presenting on the following topics in the following format:

Topic (Targeted Audience) - Seminar Length:

  • Working in the Light: Resilience Strategies for Direct Services Providers (Professional or Volunteer Caregivers Victim Assistance Providers, Social Workers, Psychologists, Nurses, Child and Adult Protective Workers, Law Enforcement) - 1.5 hours to full day but recommend at least 3 hours;
  • Working in the Light: Resilience Strategies for Supervisors and Managers (Supervisors and Mangers interested in making the workplace more resilient) - 1.5 hours to full day but recommend at least 3 hours;
  • No time for Goodbyes: Coping with Sorrow, Anger, and Injustice After a Tragic Death (Families or Caregivers Professionals social workers, therapists, clergy) - 1.5 hours to full day;
  • Death Notification: Delivering the Bad News with Compassion for the Survivors and Care for the Messenger (Law Enforcement, Health Care Providers, Medical Examiners, Clergy, Also as a Training of Trainers) - 1.5 hours to full day but recommend at least 3 hours;
  • Killing v. Dying: What Justice Professionals Need to Know about the Difference (Criminal and Civil Justice Professionals and Victim Advocates) - 1.5 hours;
  • Trauma Evaluation: Distinguishing Between Grief, Depression, PTSD, and Closed Head Injury (Victim Assistance Providers, Social Workers, Rehab Nurses) - 3 hours to full day;
  • Trauma Grief Groups for Adults: A Model (Victim Assistance Providers, Social Workers) - 1.5 hours;
  • Trauma Grief Groups for Youth and Children: A Model (Victim Assistance Providers, Social Workers) - 1.5 hours;
  • Traumatic Deaths and the Children Left Behind (Educators, School Social Workers, Victim Services providers) - 1.5 hours;
  • Child Bereavement: How to Help Your Kids Survive the Death of Someone They Love (Any Audience) - 30 minutes to 1.5 hours;
  • Psychology of a Disaster: What to Do in Your Family and Community When Community Trauma Comes (Any Audience) - 30 minutes to 1.5 hours;
  • Ministering to Victims of Crime: Trauma Care for Individuals, Families and Communities (Clergy) - 30 minutes to a full semester college course;
  • Free to Believe: Multi-Faith Perspectives in Human Services Practice (Human Services Providers of all types) - 1.5 hours to full day;
  • Spirituality in Victim Services (Victim Services Providers) - 1.5 hours to full day;
  • Spiritually-Sensitive Social Work Practice (Social Workers) - 1.5 hours to full day;
  • In Pursuit of Happiness: What REALLY Makes us Happy :-) (Any Audience) - 1 to 3 hours;
  • Ethics in Human Services (Human Services Providers) - 1.5 to 3 hours;
  • Ethical Issues in the Spiritually-Sensitive Care of Children (Child Welfare, Residential Treatment of Outpatient Treatment providers) - 1.5 to 3 hours;
  • Restorative Justice: What Works and What Doesn’t Work for victims (Victim Assistance Providers, Prosecutors, Judges) - 30 minutes to 1.5 hours.