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Upcoming Trainings

12 CEHs
In Person Training
2.5 day Peer Recovery and Support Specialist Training and WRAP (includes 6 Ethics CEHs)
Location: UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
5/21/2019

Note: this course will take place over 2.5 days, May 21-23, 2019. This workshop will build upon the foundational information presented within the CASAT Peer Support Specialist 101 online course and workbook. The in-person course will continue where the online course leaves off and further emphasize topic areas: Advocacy, Recovery and Wellness, Mentoring and Education and Ethical Responsibility. Participants who are already certified Peer Recovery Support Specialists through IC&RC, can earn up to 12 CEH's for Day 1 and Day 2. Days 1 and 2 of the Peer Recovery and Support Specialist (PRSS) in-person workshop will consist of: Collaborative learning Application and practice of principles learned during the on-line course in a live setting Case studies in ethical conduct Panel discussion with leaders in the field of peer recovery and support in Nevada Infectious disease education/training Wellness activities Day 3 (optional) of this workshop will include: Hands-on support for the PRSS workbook activities Assistance with the application process for the NevadaCertification Board (NCB)/International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) voluntary PRSS certification for the state of Nevada. At the end of this course, participants will be able to: Describe the Role of Peer Support Recognize the Stages of Recovery Describe the Stages of Change/The Dynamics of Change Develop a Program Environment that Promote Recovery Discuss a recovery experience and how an individual can personally contribute to the development of a recovery culture within an organization IMPORTANT Course Pre-Requisite: Participants of the this course must first have completed (or attempted to complete) the CASAT Peer Support Specialist 101 online course and workbook. Copy and paste this link to your browser to register for the course. https://www.mycasat.org/courses/peer-support/ Please note: If you have already taken a PRSS foundational course, or if you are already an IC&RC Certififed PRSS, you do not have to take the 46 hour online pre-requisite.

Note: this course will take place over 2.5 days, May 21-23, 2019. This workshop will build upon the foundational information presented within the CASAT Peer Support Specialist 101 online course and workbook. The in-person course will continue where the online course leaves off and further emphasize topic areas: Advocacy, Recovery and Wellness, Mentoring and Education and Ethical Responsibility. Participants who are already certified Peer Recovery Support Specialists through IC&RC, can earn up to 12 CEH's for Day 1 and Day 2. Days 1 and 2 of the Peer Recovery and Support Specialist (PRSS) in-person workshop will consist of: Collaborative learning Application and practice of principles learned during the on-line course in a live setting Case studies in ethical conduct Panel discussion with leaders in the field of peer recovery and support in Nevada Infectious disease education/training Wellness activities Day 3 (optional) of this workshop will include: Hands-on support for the PRSS workbook activities Assistance with the application process for the NevadaCertification Board (NCB)/International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) voluntary PRSS certification for the state of Nevada. At the end of this course, participants will be able to: Describe the Role of Peer Support Recognize the Stages of Recovery Describe the Stages of Change/The Dynamics of Change Develop a Program Environment that Promote Recovery Discuss a recovery experience and how an individual can personally contribute to the development of a recovery culture within an organization IMPORTANT Course Pre-Requisite: Participants of the this course must first have completed (or attempted to complete) the CASAT Peer Support Specialist 101 online course and workbook. Copy and paste this link to your browser to register for the course. https://www.mycasat.org/courses/peer-support/ Please note: If you have already taken a PRSS foundational course, or if you are already an IC&RC Certififed PRSS, you do not have to take the 46 hour online pre-requisite.

12 CEHs
In Person Training
Clinical Supervision for Alcohol and Drug Counselors 2-day
Location: UNR Cooperative Extension Southern Area, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
5/23/2019

The objectives of the Advanced Clinical Supervision in-person training includes facilitating the development of a personal model of supervision and practicing skills to help shape the delivery of high quality, effective clinical services to those seeking assistance for substance use disorders. This training is aimed at preparing clinical supervisors to observe job performance, provide feedback and coaching, prioritize learning needs, develop achievable learning objectives, and continue monitoring performance to assess effectiveness. Examples of key topics/concepts discussed are: • The scope of clinical supervision, the supervisory relationship • Applying theoretical models to clinical supervision • Observation formats and methods, how to review tapes • Counselor assessment and goal development, developing your own model • Cultural considerations, including agency culture considerations • Discussion/review of TAP 21A competencies • Requirements, regulations, and legal aspects of supervision • Social Media. *Participants will receive 12 credits for attending BOTH days.

The objectives of the Advanced Clinical Supervision in-person training includes facilitating the development of a personal model of supervision and practicing skills to help shape the delivery of high quality, effective clinical services to those seeking assistance for substance use disorders. This training is aimed at preparing clinical supervisors to observe job performance, provide feedback and coaching, prioritize learning needs, develop achievable learning objectives, and continue monitoring performance to assess effectiveness. Examples of key topics/concepts discussed are: • The scope of clinical supervision, the supervisory relationship • Applying theoretical models to clinical supervision • Observation formats and methods, how to review tapes • Counselor assessment and goal development, developing your own model • Cultural considerations, including agency culture considerations • Discussion/review of TAP 21A competencies • Requirements, regulations, and legal aspects of supervision • Social Media. *Participants will receive 12 credits for attending BOTH days.

12 CEHs
In Person Training
Clinical Supervision for Alcohol and Drug Counselors 2-day
Location: UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
5/30/2019

The objectives of the Advanced Clinical Supervision in-person training includes facilitating the development of a personal model of supervision and practicing skills to help shape the delivery of high quality, effective clinical services to those seeking assistance for substance use disorders. This training is aimed at preparing clinical supervisors to observe job performance, provide feedback and coaching, prioritize learning needs, develop achievable learning objectives, and continue monitoring performance to assess effectiveness. Examples of key topics/concepts discussed are: • The scope of clinical supervision, the supervisory relationship • Applying theoretical models to clinical supervision • Observation formats and methods, how to review tapes • Counselor assessment and goal development, developing your own model • Cultural considerations, including agency culture considerations • Discussion/review of TAP 21A competencies • Requirements, regulations, and legal aspects of supervision • Social Media. *Participants will receive 12 credits for attending BOTH days.

The objectives of the Advanced Clinical Supervision in-person training includes facilitating the development of a personal model of supervision and practicing skills to help shape the delivery of high quality, effective clinical services to those seeking assistance for substance use disorders. This training is aimed at preparing clinical supervisors to observe job performance, provide feedback and coaching, prioritize learning needs, develop achievable learning objectives, and continue monitoring performance to assess effectiveness. Examples of key topics/concepts discussed are: • The scope of clinical supervision, the supervisory relationship • Applying theoretical models to clinical supervision • Observation formats and methods, how to review tapes • Counselor assessment and goal development, developing your own model • Cultural considerations, including agency culture considerations • Discussion/review of TAP 21A competencies • Requirements, regulations, and legal aspects of supervision • Social Media. *Participants will receive 12 credits for attending BOTH days.

Highlighted Resources

6 CEHs
In Person Training
Addressing Addiction in Couples Therapy: An Attachment Perspective
Location: Reno, NV
11/8/2019

TBA

TBA

1 CEHs
Online Video
Communicable Diseases
Location: Online
Anytime

The purpose of this training is to help peer specialists understand their role in effectively supporting their clients living with communicable diseases. This training will inform peer specialists about high-risk health conditions associated with substance use disorders, special considerations when working with clients who have been diagnosed with a communicable disease, and their role in supporting these clients. In addition, this training will equip peer specialists with appropriate resources to which they can refer their clients when additional support is warranted.

The purpose of this training is to help peer specialists understand their role in effectively supporting their clients living with communicable diseases. This training will inform peer specialists about high-risk health conditions associated with substance use disorders, special considerations when working with clients who have been diagnosed with a communicable disease, and their role in supporting these clients. In addition, this training will equip peer specialists with appropriate resources to which they can refer their clients when additional support is warranted.

4.5 CEHs
Online Video
Technology-Based Interventions: Exploring New Models of Care and Navigating New Ethical Dilemmas
Location: Online
Anytime

Although behavioral health services are considered an essential healthcare benefit, access to services is often hindered, especially in frontier and rural areas. One approach to bridging this gap has emerged as a result of advances in technology and increased availability of and access to the Internet. Using technology-based interventions to deliver behavioral health services, including substance use disorders treatment and recovery support, is impacting how behavioral health professionals deliver treatment services and what constitutes typical standards of care. However, these growing trends towards using technology-based interventions to deliver behavioral health services raises specific practice concerns that agency administrators and staff need to take into consideration. This two-part training series will first introduce technology-based interventions related to substance use disorders and then dig deeper into ethical considerations for professionals in the behavioral health field.

Although behavioral health services are considered an essential healthcare benefit, access to services is often hindered, especially in frontier and rural areas. One approach to bridging this gap has emerged as a result of advances in technology and increased availability of and access to the Internet. Using technology-based interventions to deliver behavioral health services, including substance use disorders treatment and recovery support, is impacting how behavioral health professionals deliver treatment services and what constitutes typical standards of care. However, these growing trends towards using technology-based interventions to deliver behavioral health services raises specific practice concerns that agency administrators and staff need to take into consideration. This two-part training series will first introduce technology-based interventions related to substance use disorders and then dig deeper into ethical considerations for professionals in the behavioral health field.