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NEFESH ALL POINTS NORTH LODGE Professional Development

Understanding Dyslexia and Other Language Based Learning Disabilities:
An Overview for Mental Health Professionals

Previously Recorded

Presenter: Lydia H. Soifer , Ph.D

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Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will explain an accurate understanding of this learning disability
  2. Participants will identify and support students with dyslexia at school
  3. Participants will explain the toll of unidentified dyslexia on students' emotional and behavioral functioning
Refund Policy: Full Refund until 48 hours before scheduled date.
48 hours before: full refund less $5.00 processing fee. After event no refund will be given.
*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.

These webinars offer 1.5 ASWB/NYS ED Self Study Credits

What is dyslexia?

Dr. Soifer will give us an accurate understanding of this learning disability, including the seven common signs of dyslexia.

In addition, she will speak about identifying and supporting students with dyslexia at school. 

Furthermore, she will discuss the toll of unidentified dyslexia on students' emotional and behavioral functioning.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will explain an accurate understanding of this learning disability
  2. Participants will identify and support students with dyslexia at school
  3. Participants will explain the toll of unidentified dyslexia on students' emotional and behavioral functioning
Refund Policy: Full Refund until 48 hours before scheduled date.
48 hours before: full refund less $5.00 processing fee. After event no refund will be given.
*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.

This presentation is open to:
  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
And is beneficial for:
  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.


  • NEFESH International is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0082
  • NEFESH International SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists #0046
  • NEFESH International SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0048
  • NEFESH International is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an Approved Provider of Continuing Education for Licensed Social Workers (#SW-0048), and by the NYSED’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an Approved Provider of Continuing Education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (#MFT-0046) and Licensed Mental Health Counselors (#MHC-0082).