Monthly Meetings

Lunch Sponsor

La Hacienda Treatment Center

Join us for our next membership meeting

May 25, 2022
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Meeting Location:
University of Texas Arlington – Fort Worth

1401 Jones Street – Fort Worth, TX 76102

New Meeting Location Starting January 2022


Cultivating Resilience

Learning Objectives

  1. Define resilience and how to measure resilience
  2. Identify protective factors involved in resilience 
  3. Learn how to utilize protective factors to buffer the impact of difficult circumstances


Shelly Melia, Ph.D., LPC

Presenter Bio

Shelly Melia, PhD is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Associate Dean of Graduate School of Ministry, and Professor of Childhood Education at Dallas Baptist University. Her counseling specialization is in grief and resilience. When not working she enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family. 

Lori Ryan, Ph.D., LPC

Presenter Bio

Lori Ryan, Ph.D. is a licensed professional counselor and adjunct professor at Dallas Baptist University and B H Carroll Theological Institute. She has been counseling at Promises Counseling Center in Burleson Texas for 13 years. Dr. Ryan is an EMDR-trained therapist and her primary focus is trauma recovery. Her research focus is on resilience. When not working Lori enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family.

Upcoming Meeting Schedule

  • June 2022: Presenter Lydia Clemmons Lunch Sponsor: TBD
  • July 2022: Presenter Helena Washington Lunch Sponsor: Clearfork Academy
  • August 2022: Presenter Will Holmes Lunch Sponsor: Cypress Lake Lodge
  • September 2022: Melissa with Healing Springs
  • October 2022: Speaker Brian Paris Lunch Sponsor: Wellness Connections Group

Join us on the 4th Wednesday of every month.

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Monthly CEU Business Lunch
Mark your calendar for the 4th Wednesday of each month, lunch and learn starts at 11:30. Hosted by UTA Fort Worth. 1401 Jones Street – Fort Worth, TX 76102

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Bring business cards, brochures, and any other events to share with colleagues.

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Great Speakers 
Utilizing a wide selection of speakers each attendee will receive one  FREE CEU  covering innovative procedures and cutting edge methodologies to better serve those who need us the most.

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Present at Fort Worth TAAP 

Bring your expertise and presentation skills to our monthly meeting.
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