Shelly Bosse, LMSW, MA


Shelly Bosse, LMSW, MA
210-520-8440 Ext. 305

Shelly is the Training and Education Manager at Communities In Schools of San Antonio. She has worked for CIS-SA for over 12 years. She is a Licensed Master of Social Work that has worked in the field for over 20 years. She has training in Mindfulness, Trauma Informed Care, is a Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor and is a Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Practitioner through the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Theatre.

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Kim Sayers, LPC-S
Kim Sayers, LPC-S

I have work for Communities in Schools of San Antonio for over 13 years and am a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. I have over 11 years of counseling experience, including over four years of experience in supervising LPC Associates. All of my work has been with at-risk youth and their families and has included assisting teachers and administrators in how to appropriately respond to their student’s unique and challenging behavioral and emotional needs. I am well versed in Trauma-Informed practices and am a Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Practitioner through the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University. I also have specialized training in Mindfulness and Dialectical Behavior Therapy techniques.


Education Service Center- Region 20
1314 Hines, San Antonio, TX 78208
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Mar 07 2023


8:30 am - 12:00 pm



Taco Tuesday Pick Two!

Join us for two training sessions and tacos!

NOTE: The trainings below are only for Licensed School Social Workers and Counselors

Session 1:

Ethics in a School Setting: We will review various ethical responsibilities for Licensed Social Workers and Counselors in a school setting. We will discuss school specific ethical issues, ethics, and the law as well as work with ethical case studies while running through the Ethical Decision-Making model. Facilitated by an LPC-S and LMSW

Play Therapy in the School Setting: We will explore the history, types, and benefits of play therapy and utilizing toys within the counseling room. Together, we will engage in learning and practicing the utilization of playful interventions with school-aged children, specifically in the school setting. This presentation will enhance the understanding and importance of incorporating play techniques in sessions. The hope is to increase confidence in clinically working with children by looking at the following objectives:

  1. Discuss the History and Certification requirements for Play Therapy
  2. Explore Types and Benefits of utilizing Play Therapy in a School Setting.
  3. Engage in Practicing and Learning Play Therapy Interventions and Skills.

Facilitated by a Registered Play Therapist (RPT).

Session 2:

Cognitive Behavioral Techniques for a School Settings: In this training we will review the model of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to support students in a school setting. Interactive activities will be provided to explore and identify feelings; identify, evaluation, and respond to thoughts; and case examples will be discussed. Training will review session structure, tailoring sessions to student’s needs, and review the use of behavioral techniques. Facilitated by an LPC

Motivational Interviewing: We will review the application of MI with students that are stuck in unhealthy patterns of behavior, allowing them to explore the pros and cons, and resolving their ambivalence about making a change. The Counselor-Client is a partnership, that encourages change talk through specific techniques. MI uncovers the client’s own reasons for change and sheds light on the discrepancy between what the client values and how they are currently behaving. Facilitated by an LPC and LPC-S

You will choose your trainings once you arrive at Region 20. 

All CEU’s included

All tickets non-refundable


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