Great meeting in Zurich!

by Talia Katz April 19, 2013

What a wonderful day I had in beautiful Zurich, meeting with local leaders Katja Ziehe, Miriam Spiegel, Michael Salzer, Carola Reetz, Peter Dunner, Nina Lang and members of the Zurich practice group. This was the first practice group meeting I attended during this visit to Europe which was conducted entirely in the group's native language - in this case Swiss German. I happen to understand a few words of German, though not the Swiss dialect. And yet...

I heard conversation about the homepage of the group's website, budget and costs of programming website changes, the name of the group (should it be CL or changed to reflect the now interdisciplinary nature of the group?), modifications to the group's public education brochure to include MHP's and FP's, the need for power point presentations for use by members in outreach efforts, training, membership requirements...All completely familiar to all of us, right?  

In the course of chatting with practice group members after the meeting, I learned from Carola Reetz about the client in-take instrument she developed. Carola has been kind enough to share this wonderful resource with us (with help from Katja in providing the English translation). The tool has been posted to the Resource Library in the member's section of the IACP website. I encourage you to have a look! I found it to be masterful and think many will benefit from it.The Swiss community is clearly off and running! I expect we'll all be seeing, hearing and learning more from this vibrant and energized group in the coming years!

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5/3/2013 10:34:51 AM #

This must have been a very interesting meeting for you Talia! Thank you for posting the client intake sheet-- it will be a wonderful resource for me in thinking about how I want to re-vamp my own intake paperwork.

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