Trainings

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 3 day (August 26,27,28)

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August

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of treatment that focuses on examining the relationships between thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Day one of this three-day workshop will focus on: examining an overview CBT, discussing the theorists, types of CBT and various therapies, reviewing the importance of homework in increasing adherence, as well as individual participation in various training exercises. Day Two will focus on homework and tracking, paper versus computer, chain-analysis, diary cards and “There’s an App for That!” Day Three will focus on DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), TF-CBT (Trauma-Focused CBT) and classroom exercises to review the information from the three-day training. REGISTRANTS MUST ATTEND ALL THREE DAYS OF TRAINING TO RECEIVES CEHs.

Everest College, 170 N Stephanie Street, Henderson, NV
18 CEHs

Substance Use, HIV, and Youth: What Clinicians Need to Know

In Person Training

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August

This training provides clinicians (including therapists and social workers, and counselors, specialists, and case managers) with a detailed overview of substance abuse and HIV among youth. The curriculum reviews important epidemiological data focused on adolescent substance use trends and HIV prevalence; reviews standardized screening and assessment techniques to support the move to improve treatment effectiveness; and concludes with evidence‐based and promising clinical strategies.

UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
6 CEHs

Culturally Competent Behavioral Health Care for LGBTQI

In Person Training

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September

This workshop will offer tools to help behavioral health providers implement best practices in engaging and treating individuals from the LGBTQI community. At the conclusion of the workshop the participants will: · Become familiar with common terms and learn tips on how to approach vulnerable topics (sex, spirituality/religion, relationships, gender transition, and more) · Understand why our sensitivity matters, and the "how" of being sensitive - including how repair our inevitable mis-steps · Review techniques to help clients who are struggling with internalized homophobia and shame; including how to identify "health" and how to encourage clients to move toward health · Understand the basics of diversity, privilege, and discrimination, including the latest research about how gay, lesbian, transgender clients see heterosexual and cisgender counselors, and how we can reduce the most common barriers · Learn the basics of co-occurring treatment - in particular for gender dysphoria and substance use concerns

Everest College, 170 N Stephanie Street, Henderson, NV
6 CEHs

Culturally Competent Behavioral Health Care for LGBTQI

In Person Training

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September

This workshop will offer tools to help behavioral health providers implement best practices in engaging and treating individuals from the LGBTQI community. At the conclusion of the workshop the participants will: · Become familiar with common terms and learn tips on how to approach vulnerable topics (sex, spirituality/religion, relationships, gender transition, and more) · Understand why our sensitivity matters, and the "how" of being sensitive - including how repair our inevitable mis-steps · Review techniques to help clients who are struggling with internalized homophobia and shame; including how to identify "health" and how to encourage clients to move toward health · Understand the basics of diversity, privilege, and discrimination, including the latest research about how gay, lesbian, transgender clients see heterosexual and cisgender counselors, and how we can reduce the most common barriers · Learn the basics of co-occurring treatment - in particular for gender dysphoria and substance use concerns

UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
6 CEHs

Clinical Supervision Refresher LV

In Person Training

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September

Attendance at the Clinical Supervision two-day training is a prerequisite. This one-day Clinical Supervision in-person training focuses on the concepts taught and standards discussed in the Clinical Supervision two-day training. Supervisors will practice 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.

Nevada CoOp Extension, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
6 CEHs

Substance Use, HIV, and Youth: What Clinicians Need to Know

In Person Training

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September

This training provides clinicians (including therapists and social workers, and counselors, specialists, and case managers) with a detailed overview of substance abuse and HIV among youth. The curriculum reviews important epidemiological data focused on adolescent substance use trends and HIV prevalence; reviews standardized screening and assessment techniques to support the move to improve treatment effectiveness; and concludes with evidence‐based and promising clinical strategies.

Everest College, 170 N Stephanie Street, Henderson, NV
6 CEHs

Heart and Soul of Ethical Practice

In Person Training

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September

Statutory, administrative and ethical requirements along with best practice ideas and processes will be discussed. We'll review the rules on mandated reporting for adults and adolescents, and will look at solutions and methods to enhance the client alliance and improve outcomes. This workshop will include examples of common breaches substantiated from actual investigations completed for the Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors.

UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
6 CEHs

Heart and Soul of Ethical Practice

In Person Training

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September

Statutory, administrative and ethical requirements along with best practice ideas and processes will be discussed. We'll review the rules on mandated reporting for adults and adolescents, and will look at solutions and methods to enhance the client alliance and improve outcomes. This workshop will include examples of common breaches substantiated from actual investigations completed for the Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors.

Nevada CoOp Extension, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
6 CEHs

Drug Awareness - What's Trending

In Person Training

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October

What drugs are trending in our area? How do these drugs affect the user physically and/or mentally? What can be done to deter potential users from using? Discover the challenges that police, social services and other behavioral health professionals are facing in Northern Nevada's drug culture.

UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
3 CEHs

Walking the Tightrope of Pain Management and Addiction

In Person Training

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October

Healthcare Professionals are on the front line to accurately assess, intervene upon and develop appropriate treatment plans for the chemically impaired patient with a chronic pain condition. This workshop will focus on the identification and effective intervention and treatment of prescription drug abuse for chronic pain patients. At the workshop we will: • Discuss how to identify the most common red flags of prescription drug abuse, • Look at the denial patterns patients use to avoid recognizing and/or dealing with their prescription drug abuse and/or addiction • Become familiar with common pain management drugs of abuse.

UNR Main Campus, Joe Crowley Theater
6 CEHs

Walking the Tightrope of Pain Management and Addiction

In Person Training

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October

Healthcare Professionals are on the front line to accurately assess, intervene upon and develop appropriate treatment plans for the chemically impaired patient with a chronic pain condition. This workshop will focus on the identification and effective intervention and treatment of prescription drug abuse for chronic pain patients. At the workshop we will: • Discuss how to identify the most common red flags of prescription drug abuse, • Look at the denial patterns patients use to avoid recognizing and/or dealing with their prescription drug abuse and/or addiction • Become familiar with common pain management drugs of abuse.

Nevada CoOp Extension, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
6 CEHs

Assertive Responses: Broken Record, Fogging, Negative Inquiry...

In Person Training

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October

Counselors, social workers and other behavioral health professionals must set healthy boundaries when working with clients, family members and other clinicians. In this workshop we'll discuss useful techniques including; broken record, fogging, negative Inquiry, workable compromise and expressing feelings. These same skills can be taught to clients who need practical guidance on how to set boundaries with toxic people and unhealthy situations they face in recovery.

UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
3 CEHs

Assertive Responses: Broken Record, Fogging, Negative Inquiry...

In Person Training

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October

Counselors, social workers and other behavioral health professionals must set healthy boundaries when working with clients, family members and other clinicians. In this workshop we'll discuss useful techniques including; broken record, fogging, negative Inquiry, workable compromise and expressing feelings. These same skills can be taught to clients who need practical guidance on how to set boundaries with toxic people and unhealthy situations they face in recovery.

Nevada CoOp Extension, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
3 CEHs

2 Day Nevada Suicide Prevention Conference Oct 22-23, 2015

In Person Training

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October

For information or to Register please copy and paste this link into your browser: https://casat.org/training/suicide-prevention

Las Vegas, NV
12 CEHs

Assessment for Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Co-Occurrin...

In Person Training

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October

This workshop will provide specific assessment techniques and information which is most helpful for accomplishing comprehensive and accurate assessments in substance abuse, as well as mental health and co-occurring disorders, in support of the comprehensive behavioral health model becoming the standard of care in the counseling profession. A large aspect of this workshop addresses cultural considerations in assessment, encompassing a broad definition of culture. At the end of this training, participants will have tangible tips and specific wording that will empower them to connect with clients more quickly and gain a better understanding of the client’s life and areas in which they would like improvement, which informs level of care recommendations, the treatment planning process and the structure of therapy.

Reno, NV
6 CEHs

Assessment for Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Co-Occurrin...

In Person Training

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October

This workshop will provide specific assessment techniques and information which is most helpful for accomplishing comprehensive and accurate assessments in substance abuse, as well as mental health and co-occurring disorders, in support of the comprehensive behavioral health model becoming the standard of care in the counseling profession. A large aspect of this workshop addresses cultural considerations in assessment, encompassing a broad definition of culture. At the end of this training, participants will have tangible tips and specific wording that will empower them to connect with clients more quickly and gain a better understanding of the client’s life and areas in which they would like improvement, which informs level of care recommendations, the treatment planning process and the structure of therapy.

Nevada CoOp Extension, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
6 CEHs

Recognizing and Treating Burnout

In Person Training

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October

Many behavioral health professionals reach the point of physical or emotional exhaustion as a result of personal or job-related stress. How can you spot "burnout" in yourself and in your peers, and what can you do about it? We'll identify the warning signs and discuss what steps to take to recover.

UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
3 CEHs

Recognizing and Treating Burnout

In Person Training

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October

Many behavioral health professionals reach the point of physical or emotional exhaustion as a result of personal or job-related stress. How can you spot "burnout" in yourself and in your peers, and what can you do about it? We'll identify the warning signs and discuss what steps to take to recover.

Nevada CoOp Extension, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
3 CEHs

ASAM Half-Day

In Person Training

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November

Managed care companies, treatment providers, and program evaluators use patient placement criteria to ensure that clients are placed in the appropriate level of care. By the end of the workshop, participants will: - become familiar with the patient placement criteria for clients with substance use disorders, adopted by the American Society of Addiction Medicine. - Review admission, continued stay and discharge criteria or both adults and adolescents. - Apply placement principles through case studies and in class discussion. This workshop is appropriate for; addiction counselors (especially individuals preparing for the oral licensure or certification exam), social workers, marriage and family therapists and probation/parole officers. No prior background in ASAM PPC-2R is required.

UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
3 CEHs

DSM-5 Half-Day

In Person Training

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November

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. At the conclusion of the workshop participants will have a working knowledge of: • Elimination of the Multiaxial System • Case Formulation • Criterion for Clinical Significance • Diagnostic Criteria and Descriptors • Subtypes and Specifiers • Medication Induced Movement Disorders • 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.

UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
6 CEHs

ASAM Half-Day

In Person Training

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November

Managed care companies, treatment providers, and program evaluators use patient placement criteria to ensure that clients are placed in the appropriate level of care. By the end of the workshop, participants will: - become familiar with the patient placement criteria for clients with substance use disorders, adopted by the American Society of Addiction Medicine. - Review admission, continued stay and discharge criteria or both adults and adolescents. - Apply placement principles through case studies and in class discussion. This workshop is appropriate for; addiction counselors (especially individuals preparing for the oral licensure or certification exam), social workers, marriage and family therapists and probation/parole officers. No prior background in ASAM PPC-2R is required.

Nevada CoOp Extension, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
3 CEHs

DSM-5 Half-Day

In Person Training

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November

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. At the conclusion of the workshop participants will have a working knowledge of: • Elimination of the Multiaxial System • Case Formulation • Criterion for Clinical Significance • Diagnostic Criteria and Descriptors • Subtypes and Specifiers • Medication Induced Movement Disorders • 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.

Nevada CoOp Extension, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
6 CEHs

Treatment Planning Goals and Objectives

In Person Training

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November

Do you use or hear these statements regarding treatment planning? “It’s meaningless and time consuming. It’s never seen again or ignored in the treatment process. I copy the same plan and just change the name at the top of the form. All our clients go through the same program, so they have the same plan.” (Treatment Planning M.A.T.R.S, 2007) This workshop will consider the DSM-5, ASAM, recent research and clinical experience to consider effective and useful treatment planning for substance use and co-occurring disorders. We will consider best practices in meeting the needs of clients relating to their goals, their diagnosis and their treatment plan. This workshop is appropriate for addiction, behavioral and mental health professionals.

UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
6 CEHs

Clinical Supervision for LADCs 2-day (November 9,10)

In Person Training

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November

The objectives of the Advanced Clinical Supervision inperson 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.

UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
12 CEHs

Treatment Planning Goals and Objectives

In Person Training

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November

Do you use or hear these statements regarding treatment planning? “It’s meaningless and time consuming. It’s never seen again or ignored in the treatment process. I copy the same plan and just change the name at the top of the form. All our clients go through the same program, so they have the same plan.” (Treatment Planning M.A.T.R.S, 2007) This workshop will consider the DSM-5, ASAM, recent research and clinical experience to consider effective and useful treatment planning for substance use and co-occurring disorders. We will consider best practices in meeting the needs of clients relating to their goals, their diagnosis and their treatment plan. This workshop is appropriate for addiction, behavioral and mental health professionals.

Nevada CoOp Extension, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
6 CEHs

Clinical Supervision for LADCs 2-day (November 12,13)

In Person Training

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November

The objectives of the Advanced Clinical Supervision inperson 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.

Everest College, 170 N Stephanie Street, Henderson, NV
12 CEHs

Drug Awareness - What's Trending LV

In Person Training

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December

What drugs are trending in our area? How do these drugs affect the user physically and/or mentally? What can be done to deter potential users from using? Discover the challenges that police, social services and other behavioral health professionals are facing in Northern Nevada's drug culture.

Nevada CoOp Extension, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
3 CEHs

Confidentiality & HIPAA Half-Day

In Person Training

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December

In this course, participants will discuss and practice resolving these and other ethical issues within the contact of the ethical standards in the Nevada Administrative Code 9NAC) 641C. These standards also will be compared to the ethical standards of other mental health practitioners and professional groups. This workshop includes the ethical code for licensed and certified alcohol and drug counselors, along with a review of the NAADAC ethical code.

TMCC Dandini Campus, 7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, NV 89512
3 CEHs

Ethics 1/2 Day

In Person Training

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December

In this course, participants will discuss and practice resolving these and other ethical issues within the contact of the ethical standards in the Nevada Administrative Code 9NAC) 641C. These standards also will be compared to the ethical standards of other mental health practitioners and professional groups. This workshop includes the ethical code for licensed and certified alcohol and drug counselors.

TMCC Dandini Campus, 7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, NV 89512
3 CEHs

Confidentiality & HIPAA Half-Day LV

In Person Training

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December

In this course, participants will discuss and practice resolving these and other ethical issues within the contact of the ethical standards in the Nevada Administrative Code 9NAC) 641C. These standards also will be compared to the ethical standards of other mental health practitioners and professional groups. This workshop includes the ethical code for licensed and certified alcohol and drug counselors, along with a review of the NAADAC ethical code.

Nevada CoOp Extension, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
3 CEHs

Ethics Half-Day LV

In Person Training

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December

In this course, participants will discuss and practice resolving these and other ethical issues within the contact of the ethical standards in the Nevada Administrative Code 9NAC) 641C. These standards also will be compared to the ethical standards of other mental health practitioners and professional groups. This workshop includes the ethical code for licensed and certified alcohol and drug counselors.

Nevada CoOp Extension, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
3 CEHs

Clinical Supervision Webinar (Part I) (CC)

Online Video

THIS WEBINAR IS EXCLUSIVELY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE TAKEN THE 2-DAY CLINICAL SUPERVISION WORKSHOP. IF YOU HAVE NOT ATTENDED THIS WORKSHOP, THEN YOU DO NOT QUALIFY TO TAKE THIS ONLINE VIDEO TRAINING. This webinar addresses competencies for clinical supervisors, creating development plans, and legal and ethical issues in clinical supervision. This is part one of the series that needs to be taken in order to fulfill the requirements to become/uphold the status of a clinical supervisor.

Online
2 CEHs

Clinical Supervision Webinar (Part II) (CC)

Online Video

THIS WEBINAR IS EXCLUSIVELY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE TAKEN THE 2-DAY CLINICAL SUPERVISION WORKSHOP. IF YOU HAVE NOT ATTENDED THIS WORKSHOP, THEN YOU DO NOT QUALIFY TO TAKE THIS ONLINE VIDEO TRAINING. This training, facilitated by Stephanie Woodard, focuses on an integrated development model of supervision and provides information on how to incorporate this model into practice. This is part two of the series that needs to be taken in order to fulfill the requirements to become/uphold the status of a clinical supervisor.

Online
2 CEHs

Confidentiality and HIPAA (CC) 2015

Online Video

Who can you tell and when? Who must you tell and when? This workshop will cover federal and Nevada rules of confidentiality with an emphasis on practical solutions to real problems. Topics will include: what is a proper consent for release of information, how to respond to a subpoena, exceptions to the rules, and child and elder abuse reporting requirements. (This course is required for interns as well as for licensed or certified counselors who are renewing their license or certificate.)

Online
6 CEHs

Discovering Pathways to Recovery (CC)

Online Video

The addiction recovery climate is changing quickly. Over the last few years, the Office of National Drug Control Policy, which has helped bring recovery support to the front lines has recognized the need and focus of recovery. In this webinar we will discuss the changes that have been made, the current recovery climate, and the direction it is headed. There will be time for questions in hopes to assist participants in adding recovery supports to existing programs or private practice.

Online
1 CEHs

Domestic Violence 2015 (CC)

Online Video

Interpersonal violence has affected many women and children. When love and life have been jaded by a violent history, relational and personal healing is critical to those traversing the road of recovery. Focusing on the connections between addiction and gender violence, this workshop will address how to move an addicted survivor from a path of just coping to one of personal empowerment and family engagement.

Online
4 CEHs

DSM 5 (CC)

Online Video

Dsm 5

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 • Criterion for Clinical Significance • Diagnostic Criteria and Descriptors • Subtypes and Specifiers • Medication Induced Movement Disorders • 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

Online
4 CEHs

Ethics for MFTs (CC)

Online Video

In this course, participants will discuss and practice resolving these and other ethical issues within the contact of the ethical standards in the Nevada Administrative code (9NAC) 641C. These standards also will be compared to the ethical standards of other mental health practitioners and professional groups. This workshop includes the ethical code for Marriage and Family Counselors (MFT's). This workshop also includes the ethical code for licensed and certified alcohol and drug counselors,along with a review of NAADAC's ethical code.

Online
3 CEHs

Ethics in Behavioral Health (CC)

Online Video

Alcohol and other drug treatment providers face many different and complex ethical issues. Concerns regarding dual relationship, scope of practice, and professional conduct frequently arise. In this course, these and other ethical issues will be discussed in the context of the ethical standards in the Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 641C. These standards will be compared to the ethical standards of other mental health professional groups. This workshop includes the ethical code for licensed and certified alcohol and drug counselors.

Online
5 CEHs

FASD Part I

Online Video

In this course, participants will discuss and practice resolving these and other ethical issues within the contact of the ethical standards in the Nevada Administrative code (9NAC) 641C. These standards also will be compared to the ethical standards of other mental health practitioners and professional groups. This workshop includes the ethical code for Marriage and Family Counselors (MFT's). This workshop also includes the ethical code for licensed and certified alcohol and drug counselors,along with a review of NAADAC's ethical code. "FASD Part I: From Brain & Science to Family, Institutional & Criminal Context Impacts, Progression in National Developments and Trends." Through video and related discussion, this keynote presentation presents an opportunity to learn about the problems that members of this population have to deal with throughout their lives. The video presentation will illustrate the type of brain dysfunction that is commonly observed in children and adults with FASD. In addition, the presentation will deal with other important considerations including the science that explains the cause of FASD and the cognitive, executive, and adaptive behavioral deficits caused by fetal alcohol exposure in utero. Other subjects of current interest include the family, institutional, and criminal context of FASD, the progression of knowledge regarding prevention and mitigation of the condition, and national developments and trends.

Online
2 CEHs

FASD Part II

Online Video

"FASD Part II: Ethical, Legal, and Policy Issues for Debate and Discussion." In this workshop, the participant will learn to recognize ethical, legal, and policy issues related to FASDs.

Online
2 CEHs

FASD Part III

Online Video

In this course, participants will discuss and practice resolving these and other ethical issues within the contact of the ethical standards in the Nevada Administrative code (9NAC) 641C. These standards also will be compared to the ethical standards of other mental health practitioners and professional groups. This workshop includes the ethical code for Marriage and Family Counselors (MFT's). This workshop also includes the ethical code for licensed and certified alcohol and drug counselors,along with a review of NAADAC's ethical code. FASD Part 3: Biological Effects of Alcohol on Fetus - Screen, Diagnose, Assess This workshop will cover the models of addiction, biological effects of alcohol on the fetus and screening. The participant will be able to apply concepts and models of addiction to women of childbearing age, including those who are pregnant, to provide appropriate prevention services, referral, and case management. Additionally, participants will learn to describe the effects of alcohol on the developing embryo and fetus. Lastly, participants will learn practical applications for screening, diagnosing, and assessing infants, children, adolescents, and adults for FAS and other prenatal alcohol-related disorders.

Online
2 CEHs

FASD Part IV

Online Video

FASD Part IV: Screening and Brief Interventions - Reducing the Risk of an Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancy In this workshop, participants will learn about the foundation of FASDs, including the basic biomedical foundation, clinical issues and psycho-social-cultural aspects of FASDs. The participant also will learn how to provide services aimed at preventing alcohol-exposed pregnancies in women of childbearing age through screening and brief intervention for alcohol use.

Online
2 CEHs

Foundations in Co-Occurring Disorders

Online Video

• This training series will provide essential information about new developments in the rapidly growing field of co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders. Providers will be introduced to terminology, assessment and treatment strategies and models. This training will also provide participants with foundational knowledge on evidence-based practices in behavioral health specifically designed for use by mental health professionals to assist them in enhancing their professional skills and abilities to address the needs of individuals with co-occurring disorders. The training will be based on the Treatment Improvement Protocol 42-Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with Co-Occurring Disorders with a special emphasis on translating knowledge into your clinical practice. To support implementation and integration into practice, this training will be conducted as a series.

Online
8 CEHs

MAT Medication Assisted Therapy (CC)

Online Video

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 of alcohol and the various classes of opioids, an overview of each medication, its indication, to whom it is administered, and how it works, and treatment settings for medication-assisted treatment. Medications will include: acamprosate, naltrexone, methadone, and buprenorphine. Time will be provided for discussion and questions. At the end of the MAT Webinar, participants will be able to: Describe at least three (3) acute and chronic effects of alcohol and opioids. Describe the prevalence of and key populations impacted by alcohol and opioid use, abuse, and dependence. Provide examples of at least three (3) medications that are available to treat alcohol and opioid addiction.

Online
1.5 CEHs

Mindfulness and its Role in Recovery (CC)

Online Video

Mindfulness is on a tipping point and being widely talked about by scientists, doctors, and celebrities. There are many benefits of practicing mindfulness, and research that supports its usefulness in long-term recovery; but there are important factors that must be addressed in order for this practice to be helpful rather than harmful. This workshop will describe mindfulness, the neuroscience that supports its use, participant screening, instructor qualifications, program resources and other modifications that should be considered in order to have a positive impact in recovery.

Online
1 CEHs

Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution to Prevent Fatal...

Online Video

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: * Describe basic trends in opioid overdose death rates at the national and local level * Identify factors that elevate patients’/clients' risk for opioid overdose * Understand how overdose education/naloxone distribution programs impact health outcomes * Develop a preliminary plan for integrating overdose education into existing services

Online
1 CEHs

Prescription Drug Abuse (CC)

Online Video

The webinar will look at the scope of prescription drug abuse in the United States and demonstrate how the abuse problem is deeply rooted in our culture. We'll look at the many legal, societal and educational obstacles to finding a remedy to the drug abuse epidemic.

Online
1.5 CEHs

Principles of Detoxification (CC)

Online Video

This course is designed to inform participants about the basic principles of caring for persons who suffer from withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs. The course will review the state of Nevada’s laws and regulatory guidelines for operating and working in a Level 111.2 D (Social Model Detox Program) and a Level 111.7 D (Modified Medical Detox Program), and will include a section on commonly used medications for detox along with a skills-based section on the proper way to measure, record, and report vital signs. A significant portion of the course will be dedicated to teaching participants about the biopsychosocial aspects of withdrawal from AOD and will also address engagement and retention strategies at this level of care. An Additional 2 CEHs are available by completing training with a registered nurse on how to use the blood pressure cuff to determine the client's blood pressure. When the hands-on the training is complete; fax, mail or scan and email a statement indicating your name and the date of the training, the nurse's credentials and signature and the signature of a supervisor. When this statement is received in the CASAT office a separate certificate for 2 CEHs will be prepared.

Online
4 CEHs

Smoking Cessation- Brief Interventions for Tobacco use (CC)

Online Video

Smoking tobacco products causes more deaths per year than illegal drugs, alcohol, motor vehicle accidents and murder combined. Smoking Cessation has many things in common with recovery from addiction to substances of abuse, however there are also unique issues in smoking cessation that will maximize client benefits. Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to encourage clients to quit smoking tobacco products, plan and implement an effective treatment plan, and identify when to integrate smoking cessation into the client treatment plan.

Online
1.5 CEHs

Teen Addicts: Gambling, Drugs, and Mental Health (CC)

Online Video

Underage gambling generally presents as dually-addicted, multiple-diagnoses, with issues ranging from depression or anger to getting caught with alcohol or cigarettes. This webinar will address "gamers and texters" along with ATOD and mentally ill youth, and will address prevention and wrap-around service suggestions for behavioral health professionals encountering the issues affecting teens in their practices and agencies.

Online
2 CEHs

Tracking the clues to your patient's diagnosis (CC)

Online Video

1. Describe the use of the provisional diagnosis in patient assessment 2. Explore the impact of medical conditions on mental health symptoms 3. Identify symptoms associated with commonly used substances

Online
1 CEHs

Wyoming Only - Ethics in Behavioral Health

Online Video

Exclusive to Wyoming residents: Alcohol and other drug treatment providers face many different and complex ethical issues. Concerns regarding dual relationships, scope of practice, and professional conduct frequently arise. In this course, these and other ethical issues will be discussed in the context of Chapters 1-17 of the Wyoming Rules and Regulations related to the Mental Health Licensing Board and the Wyoming Behavioral Health Substance Abuse Standards, Chapters 1-8. This workshop will include a discussion on ethical codes related to each specific license and certification in Wyoming.

Online
3 CEHs

Youth Gambling, Resources and Intervention (CC)

Online Video

This webinar will feature a discussion on the prevalence of gambling, ATOD issues and mental health concerns among teens and young adults and will include the results of conversations and interviews with current and past clients. Behavioral health professionals will benefit from an overview of current literature on this topic and a re-cap of resources and appropriate interventions.

Online
2 CEHs