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Welcome to CASAT’s Continuing Education registration site. The primary mission of CASAT is to improve the prevention and treatment services for individuals with addictive behaviors by helping organizations, students, and the existing workforce apply research-based practices.

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Upcoming Trainings

1.5 CEHs
Webinar
Social Media and the Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Online
4/30/2015

Behavioral health professionals are faced with an ever changing culture of means of interacting with clients with a variety of available venues (e.g., social networking in particular). Many of the venues pose challenges and ethical pitfalls that need to be identified before the professional ventures into uncharted territory. This webinar will provide an overview of electronic a...

Behavioral health professionals are faced with an ever changing culture of means of interacting with clients with a variety of available venues (e.g., social networking in particular). Many of the venues pose challenges and ethical pitfalls that need to be identified before the professional ventures into uncharted territory. This webinar will provide an overview of electronic a...

1 CEHs
Webinar
Rescheduled from Apr 29 Invite Only: Motivational Interviewing POST webinar check-in
Location: Online
5/5/2015

You must receive an invitation to register for this class. This 90 minute webinar will provide participants with an opportunity to discuss their experience of using Motivational Interviewing in their practice settings. This webinar will focus on adapting the MI Method and Spirit to best fit the participant’s current practice setting and caseload. Resources for continuing to lear...

You must receive an invitation to register for this class. This 90 minute webinar will provide participants with an opportunity to discuss their experience of using Motivational Interviewing in their practice settings. This webinar will focus on adapting the MI Method and Spirit to best fit the participant’s current practice setting and caseload. Resources for continuing to lear...

6 CEHs
In Person Training
Uses and Misuses of Medical and Recreational Marijuana
Location: UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
5/8/2015

This workshop will be in three parts: how cannabinoids can be used and abused recreationally, their potential for medical benefits, and “synthetic marijuana.” Information on the effects of cannabinoids, tolerance, dependence-withdrawal, the “use, misuse, abuse, and addiction” continuum, and treatment approaches will also be presented. Participants will leave the workshop with ...

This workshop will be in three parts: how cannabinoids can be used and abused recreationally, their potential for medical benefits, and “synthetic marijuana.” Information on the effects of cannabinoids, tolerance, dependence-withdrawal, the “use, misuse, abuse, and addiction” continuum, and treatment approaches will also be presented. Participants will leave the workshop with ...

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4 CEHs
Online Video
DSM 5 (CC)
Location: Online
Anytime

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States. It is essential that all clinicians become proficient in the use of this critical guide. In this online workshop the following will be discussed: • Elimination of the Multiaxial System • Case Formulation...

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States. It is essential that all clinicians become proficient in the use of this critical guide. In this online workshop the following will be discussed: • Elimination of the Multiaxial System • Case Formulation...

1.5 CEHs
Webinar
MAT Medication Assisted Therapy
Location: Online
5/21/2015

The purpose of this Webinar is to provide participants with a brief overview of medications that have been shown to be effective as a component of the treatment of alcohol and opioid addiction. Topics will include: the context for medication-assisted treatment (positive and negative perceptions), the epidemiology and user demographics of the alcohol and opioid problem, a review ...

The purpose of this Webinar is to provide participants with a brief overview of medications that have been shown to be effective as a component of the treatment of alcohol and opioid addiction. Topics will include: the context for medication-assisted treatment (positive and negative perceptions), the epidemiology and user demographics of the alcohol and opioid problem, a review ...

6 CEHs
In Person Training
Pleasure Unwoven - The Neuroscience of Addiction
Location: TMCC Dandini Campus, 7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, NV 89512
5/28/2015

The last twenty years produced an explosion of understanding not only about addiction (substance use disorders) but how our brains enable our most human capacities such as hedonic valuation and decision-making. This training summarizes the most current neuroscientific research about addiction - research that explains how the brain constructs pleasurable experiences, what happens...

The last twenty years produced an explosion of understanding not only about addiction (substance use disorders) but how our brains enable our most human capacities such as hedonic valuation and decision-making. This training summarizes the most current neuroscientific research about addiction - research that explains how the brain constructs pleasurable experiences, what happens...