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Upcoming Trainings

6 CEHs
In Person Training
Foundations in Working with Psychosis
Location: UNR Cooperative Extension Southern Area, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
10/21/2019

Addresses understanding the symptoms of psychosis, and focuses a therapeutic approach that is can be used alongside the medical medication-management model. The curricula looks at psychosis holistically in addressing symptom management, healthy coping skills and integration of the self. CBT methods are introduced and covered as key principles in helping a person to reframe thinking and live a life of wellness and recovery. Relapse prevention with regard to psychosis is addressed, and resources are provided, including Hearing Voices groups, the Open Dialogue approach and First Episode Psychosis programs. Learning objectives include understanding the nature and prevalence of psychosis. Understanding and recognizing signs and symptoms. Developing tools to engage people experiencing psychosis in an effective and constructive way, including utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy principles alongside the medical/medication management model. Understanding and implementing relapse prevention strategies. Introduction to resources and programming that recognize the need to treat the whole person with a recovery oriented, person-centered approach.This course is has been approved for CEUs by the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners, NV19-1021CE.

Addresses understanding the symptoms of psychosis, and focuses a therapeutic approach that is can be used alongside the medical medication-management model. The curricula looks at psychosis holistically in addressing symptom management, healthy coping skills and integration of the self. CBT methods are introduced and covered as key principles in helping a person to reframe thinking and live a life of wellness and recovery. Relapse prevention with regard to psychosis is addressed, and resources are provided, including Hearing Voices groups, the Open Dialogue approach and First Episode Psychosis programs. Learning objectives include understanding the nature and prevalence of psychosis. Understanding and recognizing signs and symptoms. Developing tools to engage people experiencing psychosis in an effective and constructive way, including utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy principles alongside the medical/medication management model. Understanding and implementing relapse prevention strategies. Introduction to resources and programming that recognize the need to treat the whole person with a recovery oriented, person-centered approach.This course is has been approved for CEUs by the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners, NV19-1021CE.

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
10/23/2019

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
10/31/2019

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
Anger Management
Location: UNR Cooperative Extension Southern Area, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
11/1/2019

Anger is a fundamental human emotion that rarely appears alone. How we think and feel about anger, as well as how we express and respond to it, are the critical issues at hand. If we are to address one emotion, we are better served by addressing all of them and figuring out what they mean to our clients and how they help clients define and live productive lives. This workshop will combine current research with the basics to help behavioral health professionals better understand their clients’ emotional processes, and work more effectively to help clients understand, identify, and make behavioral choices around their experiences of emotions, with anger as a central focus. By the end of this training, participants will: Be able to identify a range of human emotions and their adaptive functions; Develop an understanding of emotions and their relationship to violence, thus identifying various risk factors for violence; Develop an cursory knowledge of other potential causes of violence (e.g., substance use and medical conditions); Learn about different ways to assess for violence, including biopsychosocial information as well as formal assessment instruments; and Develop a range of skills and knowledge related to deescalating and treating anger.

Anger is a fundamental human emotion that rarely appears alone. How we think and feel about anger, as well as how we express and respond to it, are the critical issues at hand. If we are to address one emotion, we are better served by addressing all of them and figuring out what they mean to our clients and how they help clients define and live productive lives. This workshop will combine current research with the basics to help behavioral health professionals better understand their clients’ emotional processes, and work more effectively to help clients understand, identify, and make behavioral choices around their experiences of emotions, with anger as a central focus. By the end of this training, participants will: Be able to identify a range of human emotions and their adaptive functions; Develop an understanding of emotions and their relationship to violence, thus identifying various risk factors for violence; Develop an cursory knowledge of other potential causes of violence (e.g., substance use and medical conditions); Learn about different ways to assess for violence, including biopsychosocial information as well as formal assessment instruments; and Develop a range of skills and knowledge related to deescalating and treating anger.

2 CEHs
Online Video
Nevada Law
Location: Online
Anytime

Do you deal with members of the criminal justice system professionally, but you have little idea as to the limits of what you can ask and the relative limits of their authority? Learn about the different levels of the justice system as it applies to addictions and counseling. Topics will include sentence structures, community based corrections, understanding the NRS, and the limits of court authority.

Do you deal with members of the criminal justice system professionally, but you have little idea as to the limits of what you can ask and the relative limits of their authority? Learn about the different levels of the justice system as it applies to addictions and counseling. Topics will include sentence structures, community based corrections, understanding the NRS, and the limits of court authority.

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.