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Upcoming Trainings

4 CEHs
In Person Training
Advanced Ethics Applications for Clinicians and Supervisors
Location: UNR Cooperative Extension Southern Area, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
11/21/2019

Statutory, administrative and ethical standards along with best practice applications for Alcohol and Drug, MFT, and Social Work supervisors and practitioners will be summarized. We'll review mandated reporting requirements, introduce ideas for enhancing cooperation with court ordered clients, and look at applications to enhance the client alliance and improve outcomes. Scenarios with legal and ethical breaches involving both supervisors and clinicians will be discussed and processed. By the end of this presentation, participants will have knowledge of laws, regulations and professional ethics; understand engagement standards and strategies to engage and enhance client cooperation and outcomes; be familiar with mandated reporting requirements and 2016 changes; know risks inherent with texting, emailing and SNS; and have an awareness of scenarios from recent investigations of legal and ethical breaches by clinicians and supervisors. This course is has been approved for CEUs by the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners, NV19-1121CE.

Statutory, administrative and ethical standards along with best practice applications for Alcohol and Drug, MFT, and Social Work supervisors and practitioners will be summarized. We'll review mandated reporting requirements, introduce ideas for enhancing cooperation with court ordered clients, and look at applications to enhance the client alliance and improve outcomes. Scenarios with legal and ethical breaches involving both supervisors and clinicians will be discussed and processed. By the end of this presentation, participants will have knowledge of laws, regulations and professional ethics; understand engagement standards and strategies to engage and enhance client cooperation and outcomes; be familiar with mandated reporting requirements and 2016 changes; know risks inherent with texting, emailing and SNS; and have an awareness of scenarios from recent investigations of legal and ethical breaches by clinicians and supervisors. This course is has been approved for CEUs by the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners, NV19-1121CE.

2 CEHs
In Person Training
Suicide Prevention
Location: UNR Cooperative Extension Southern Area, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
11/21/2019

This training will consider basic strategies in addressing suicidal thoughts and behaviors, techniques for assessing suicidal ideation and considerations for best practices in responding to these unique situations. In addition we will evaluate how suicide may or may not have impacted us personally and the role that plays in our practice. Objectives: Participants will consider intentional practices when working with all clients, unique suicide risk factors for specific populations and the potential impact of specific life events as a risk factor. Participants will become aware of the annual number of suicides and the impact on society and others. Participants will review and/or be introduced to common assessment tools. Participants will consider and review effective response strategies when suicide risk factors are identified. This course will satisfy the 2 hour Suicide Awareness/Prevention CEUs required for behavioral health workers. This course is has been approved for CEUs by the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners, NV19-1209CE.

This training will consider basic strategies in addressing suicidal thoughts and behaviors, techniques for assessing suicidal ideation and considerations for best practices in responding to these unique situations. In addition we will evaluate how suicide may or may not have impacted us personally and the role that plays in our practice. Objectives: Participants will consider intentional practices when working with all clients, unique suicide risk factors for specific populations and the potential impact of specific life events as a risk factor. Participants will become aware of the annual number of suicides and the impact on society and others. Participants will review and/or be introduced to common assessment tools. Participants will consider and review effective response strategies when suicide risk factors are identified. This course will satisfy the 2 hour Suicide Awareness/Prevention CEUs required for behavioral health workers. This course is has been approved for CEUs by the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners, NV19-1209CE.

3 CEHs
In Person Training
The Science and Practice of Treating Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder
Location: St. Mary's Hospital Basement Auditorium
12/2/2019

Opioid use disorder (OUD)in the US continues to rise, including among women of childbearing age. Pregnant women with opioid use disorder face many barriers to care, including stigma, limited access to treatment, and fear of legal consequences. The speaker will cover the science and best practices in treating pregnant women with OUD and their infants, as well as a panel focused on case review and discussion. Educational Objectives: 1. Evaluate three research-based practices to treat pregnant women with opioid use disorder 2. Recognize barriers that may impede care for pregnant women with OUD 3. Summarize three signs of neonatal abstinence syndrome in opioid-exposed infants

Opioid use disorder (OUD)in the US continues to rise, including among women of childbearing age. Pregnant women with opioid use disorder face many barriers to care, including stigma, limited access to treatment, and fear of legal consequences. The speaker will cover the science and best practices in treating pregnant women with OUD and their infants, as well as a panel focused on case review and discussion. Educational Objectives: 1. Evaluate three research-based practices to treat pregnant women with opioid use disorder 2. Recognize barriers that may impede care for pregnant women with OUD 3. Summarize three signs of neonatal abstinence syndrome in opioid-exposed infants

Highlighted Resources

3 CEHs
In Person Training
Confidentiality and HIPAA
Location: UNR Cooperative Extension Southern Area, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
12/6/2019

This workshop will cover federal and Nevada​ specific rules of confidentiality with an emphasis on practical solutions to real problems. ​By the end of this training, participants will: understand the proper consent for release of information, be aware of the procedure to respond to a subpoena, ​and understand the important exceptions to the rules. Additionally LADC counselors, social workers and other professionals will understand how to apply their organization’s policy as well as individual policy in their practice. Note: This training has been approved for Domestic Violence CEUs by the Division of Public and Behavioral Health Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance. This course is has been approved for CEUs by the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners, NV19-1115CE.

This workshop will cover federal and Nevada​ specific rules of confidentiality with an emphasis on practical solutions to real problems. ​By the end of this training, participants will: understand the proper consent for release of information, be aware of the procedure to respond to a subpoena, ​and understand the important exceptions to the rules. Additionally LADC counselors, social workers and other professionals will understand how to apply their organization’s policy as well as individual policy in their practice. Note: This training has been approved for Domestic Violence CEUs by the Division of Public and Behavioral Health Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance. This course is has been approved for CEUs by the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners, NV19-1115CE.

4 CEHs
Online Video
Ethics (cc)
Location: Online
Anytime

Behavioral health professionals face many different and complex ethical issues. Concerns regarding dual relationship, scope of practice, professional conduct, mandatory reporting and other ethical issues frequently arise. In this course, these ethical issues will be discussed in the context of the ethical standards in the Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 641C, AAMFT Code of Ethics and NASW Code of Ethics. The techniques and principles presented in this workshop will benefit social workers, counselors and other behavioral health practitioners. Note: This workshop is pending approval by the State of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners for 6 hours of continuing education.

Behavioral health professionals face many different and complex ethical issues. Concerns regarding dual relationship, scope of practice, professional conduct, mandatory reporting and other ethical issues frequently arise. In this course, these ethical issues will be discussed in the context of the ethical standards in the Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 641C, AAMFT Code of Ethics and NASW Code of Ethics. The techniques and principles presented in this workshop will benefit social workers, counselors and other behavioral health practitioners. Note: This workshop is pending approval by the State of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners for 6 hours of continuing education.

3 CEHs
Online Video
xEthics for MFTs (CC)
Location: Online
Anytime

In this course, participants will discuss and practice resolving these and other ethical issues within the contact of the ethical standards in the Nevada Adm...

In this course, participants will discuss and practice resolving these and other ethical issues within the contact of the ethical standards in the Nevada Adm...