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. 

IMPORTANT NEWS REGARDING COVID-19

Due to COVID-19 related safety concerns all in-person CASAT Training courses are POSTPONED THROUGH JUNE 2020. Individual registrants are being contacted regarding rescheduling and/or refund options. 

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Upcoming Trainings

2 CEHs
Webinar
Nevada Zero Suicide® Session #3: Identify
Location: Online
6/1/2020

In the Zero Suicide® Identify element session, attendees will gain knowledge on how to implement comprehensive screening and assessments within a health and behavioral health system. We will look at how an organization will screen for suicide in the people served. Looking at clearly describing policies and procedures for screening patients for suicide risk, and contains a comprehensive suicide risk formulation. The purpose of the screening element is not to predict suicide but to rather plan effectively for suicide safer care. Kelly Posner, PhD. will present on the Columbia-Suicide Severity Screening Scale and Richard Egan from the OSP will present on CALM Counseling on Access to Lethal Means.

In the Zero Suicide® Identify element session, attendees will gain knowledge on how to implement comprehensive screening and assessments within a health and behavioral health system. We will look at how an organization will screen for suicide in the people served. Looking at clearly describing policies and procedures for screening patients for suicide risk, and contains a comprehensive suicide risk formulation. The purpose of the screening element is not to predict suicide but to rather plan effectively for suicide safer care. Kelly Posner, PhD. will present on the Columbia-Suicide Severity Screening Scale and Richard Egan from the OSP will present on CALM Counseling on Access to Lethal Means.

1.5 CEHs
Webinar
A Guide to Effective Treatment Planning
Location: Online
6/5/2020

Learning Objectives: To be able to identify the characteristics of a clinically-driven individualized treatment plan​; To understand how individualized treatment plans can be used as a therapeutic tool and lead to better outcomes; To improve the quality of treatment plans to meet NAC 458 and Division Criteria standards; To improve the quality of care for the clients.

Learning Objectives: To be able to identify the characteristics of a clinically-driven individualized treatment plan​; To understand how individualized treatment plans can be used as a therapeutic tool and lead to better outcomes; To improve the quality of treatment plans to meet NAC 458 and Division Criteria standards; To improve the quality of care for the clients.

2 CEHs
Webinar
Gambling Problems in US Military Veterans
Location: Online
6/12/2020

This webinar will cover gambling problems among US Military Veterans. A review of the current/relevant studies will be discussed. Several case vignettes of veterans with gambling disorder and other mental health disorders will be shared and discussed with the audience. This discussion will be guided by data collected from two VA studies. Discussion around ways of engaging veterans into care with problem gambling. We will review data on screening for at-risk/problem gambling from two VA studies. We will discuss strategies for effective screening when working with veterans and non-veterans.ng veterans into care with problem gambling. Learning Objectives: Review co-occurring mental health disorders associated with Gambling Disorder among military veterans. Identify barriers to military veterans getting help for their gambling problem. Discuss screening and treatment approaches for treating veterans with Gambling disorder.

This webinar will cover gambling problems among US Military Veterans. A review of the current/relevant studies will be discussed. Several case vignettes of veterans with gambling disorder and other mental health disorders will be shared and discussed with the audience. This discussion will be guided by data collected from two VA studies. Discussion around ways of engaging veterans into care with problem gambling. We will review data on screening for at-risk/problem gambling from two VA studies. We will discuss strategies for effective screening when working with veterans and non-veterans.ng veterans into care with problem gambling. Learning Objectives: Review co-occurring mental health disorders associated with Gambling Disorder among military veterans. Identify barriers to military veterans getting help for their gambling problem. Discuss screening and treatment approaches for treating veterans with Gambling disorder.

Highlighted Resources

3 CEHs
Online Video
DSM-5
Location: Online
Anytime

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) 5 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. At the conclusion of the workshop participants will have a working knowledge of: • Case Formulation • Criterion for Clinical Significance • Diagnostic Criteria and Descriptors • Subtypes and Specifiers • Principle Diagnosis • Provisional Diagnosis • Coding and Reporting Procedures • Highlights of Changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5 • Overview of Disorders in theDSM-5 with a focus on Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders, but will also discuss differential diagnosis with other psychiatric disorders in the manual.

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) 5 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. At the conclusion of the workshop participants will have a working knowledge of: • Case Formulation • Criterion for Clinical Significance • Diagnostic Criteria and Descriptors • Subtypes and Specifiers • Principle Diagnosis • Provisional Diagnosis • Coding and Reporting Procedures • Highlights of Changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5 • Overview of Disorders in theDSM-5 with a focus on Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders, but will also discuss differential diagnosis with other psychiatric disorders in the manual.

1 CEHs
Online Video
Responding to Individuals with Intellectual and or Developmental Disabilities Training for First Responders
Location: Online
Anytime

This training is designed for firefighters,EMTs/Paramedics, and law enforcement personnel and includes guidance on how to identify characteristics or behaviors of people with disabilities and best practices to respond to those individuals. This training is provided by the Washoe County Health District for first responders working with persons with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. This publication is supported by the Nevada Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities through grant funds though the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Administration for Children and Families CFDA #93.630. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NGCDD or Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. This training has been approved for Continuing Education Credit (CEU) for fire/EMS personnel through REMSA's education department. Please allow 30 days from completion of training to receive your CEU certificate from the REMSA Training Center.

This training is designed for firefighters,EMTs/Paramedics, and law enforcement personnel and includes guidance on how to identify characteristics or behaviors of people with disabilities and best practices to respond to those individuals. This training is provided by the Washoe County Health District for first responders working with persons with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. This publication is supported by the Nevada Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities through grant funds though the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Administration for Children and Families CFDA #93.630. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NGCDD or Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. This training has been approved for Continuing Education Credit (CEU) for fire/EMS personnel through REMSA's education department. Please allow 30 days from completion of training to receive your CEU certificate from the REMSA Training Center.

1 CEHs
Online Video
Wellness Recovery Planning for PRSS
Location: Online
Anytime

A brief overview of Wellness Recovery Planning for Peers working as Peer Recovery Support Specialists (PRSS).

A brief overview of Wellness Recovery Planning for Peers working as Peer Recovery Support Specialists (PRSS).