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    The first of three presentations, The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Children and Teens, will feature the expertise of Amie Allanson-Dundon, MS, LPC, CFAS, CCTP, CCDPD, CAADC, Network Director of Clinical Therapy Services for Psychiatry at St Luke’s University Health Network, and Jason R. Frei, LCSW, MPA, School-Based Clinical Coordinator, psychotherapist, and founder of YESS! Program (Your Emotional Strength Supported!) at St. Luke’s University Health Network.

     

    The free presentation will be shared virtually on Thursday, October 28, 2021, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. To participate, please register at the following link: https://tinyurl.com/PCP10-28-21.

     

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  • amie picAmie Allanson-Dundon, MS, LPC, CFAS, CCTP, CCDPD, CAADC

     

    Network Director of Clinical Therapy Services for Psychiatry at St Luke’s University Health Network

     

    Amie Allanson-Dundon, MS, LPC, CFAS, CCTP, CCDPD, CAADC is Network Director, Clinical Therapy Services for Psychiatry at St Luke’s University Health Network in Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Mrs. Allanson-Dundun’s’ specialties include, but are not limited to, the treatment of addiction and substance use disorders, trauma, critical incident stress, and mood disorders.  Leading the clinical psychotherapy team at St Luke’s, Amie assesses and supervises complex psychological cases, provides consultation for network physicians and administration, and ensures quality care for all outpatient, partial hospital, school based, and integrated care involved clients. In addition to her work with her own client caseload at St Luke’s and clinical oversight of ambulatory behavioral health services, Amie is currently project/ facility director of the Department of Drug and Alcohol and Department of Health accredited level 4.0 medical detoxification unit at St Luke’s Sacred Heart campus in Allentown Pa.  Amie earned her Master of Science degree in Counseling and Human Relations from Villanova University in 1995 where she concentrated in Addiction Therapy.  Amie also holds a bachelor’s degree from Muhlenberg College in Allentown Pennsylvania. Employed with St Luke’s University Health Network since 1997, Amie has certifications in trauma, addiction, forensic addiction and is a licensed professional counselor in the states of PA and NJ.  A recent speaker at the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation’s World Congress 16,  Amie is helping to grow the St Luke’s Network Crisis Response Teams and provide psychotherapy for front line workers experiencing stress and trauma related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

     

     

    Jason Frei, LCSW, MPA

     

    photo of jason freiSchool-based Clinical Coordinator/Psychotherapist at St Luke’s University Health Network

    YESS! Program (Your Emotional Strength Supported!)

     

    Jason R Frei, LCSW, MPA holds Master's degrees in Social Work and Public Administration, both from Kutztown University, and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He has been working in the mental health field for almost 25 years. He is nationally certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Jason has presented at several conferences on topics such as human trafficking, motivational interviewing, clinical assessments in residential programs and using genogram software for practice and research. Jason has also published articles on motivational interviewing, stages of change, and narrative therapy. Jason is currently enrolled in a certification program for Geek therapy which uses video games, comic books, anime and popular culture to teach therapeutic concepts and skills. In his spare time, Jason enjoys playing guitar, writing fiction and painting.