Trainings

Clinical Supervision Refresher LV

In Person Training

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February

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

Mandated Reporting: Adolescent and Adult Clients

Webinar

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February

What is a mandated reporter required to report with regards to adolescent clients? Are the rules the same for what's to be reported with adults clients? How, when and where are reports to be made? Find out the rules, timelines and procedures mandated reporters are required to follow in the state of Nevada.

Online
2.5 CEHs

Anti-Psychotic Medications LV

In Person Training

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February

Dr. Cetl will discuss the use of Antipsychotic Drugs across the lifespan focusing on older adults, and will include information on the overuse and misuse of antipsychotic medications. The presentation will include the following subjects: • Review common antipsychotics that are inappropriately prescribed, and reveal the national and local data trends regarding prescribing patterns. • Discuss how to reduce inappropriate prescribing, to include alternatives to antipsychotic medications. • Discuss what parents, family members, and caregivers should know about antipsychotic medications, and how healthcare providers could approach a conversation with family members of an individual being prescribed an antipsychotic medication.

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

Medical and Recreational Marijuana Updates

In Person Training

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February

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 up-to-date information on medical and recreational marijuana uses and abuses, and current treatment approaches.

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

Medical and Recreational Marijuana Updates

In Person Training

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March

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 up-to-date information on medical and recreational marijuana uses and abuses, and current treatment approaches.

Everest College, 170 N Stephanie Street, Henderson, NV 89074
6 CEHs

ASAM Half-Day

In Person Training

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March

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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March

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
3 CEHs

ASAM Half-Day LV

In Person Training

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March

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 LV

In Person Training

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March

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
3 CEHs

Motivational Interviewing Training 2-Day

In Person Training

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March

This two-day training will introduce participants to the theory, spirit, four processes, and key strategies of Motivational Interviewing (MI). Participants will have a number of opportunities for practice and skills development through the use of role-plays, real-plays, and interactive group exercises. Video and live demonstrations will also be used to enhance the learning process. Participants in this course will  Learn about the theory, spirit, principles, and strategies of Motivational Interviewing;  Explore the four processes; Engaging, Focusing, Evoking, and Planning  Learn and practice the basic skills of Motivational Interviewing;  Explore how Motivational Interviewing fits into the work they do;  Practice strategies for eliciting and reinforcing change talk; and,  Practice using Motivational Interviewing skills to enhance motivation and decrease discord and sustain talk.

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

Clinical Supervision for LADCs 2-day LV

In Person Training

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March

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 89074
12 CEHs

Clinical Supervision for LADCs 2-day (Reno)

In Person Training

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March

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.

Reno, NV
12 CEHs

Brief, Solution Oriented Family Therapy 2-day

In Person Training

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April

Brief, Solution Oriented Family Therapy (B SOFT) has practice-based-evidence and evidence-based practice applications in Mental Health, Child Welfare and Addiction Counseling. Interventions involve identifying client strengths and eliciting goals and solutions through a clinical process that is within the scope of practice for Addiction Counselors. Counseling modality can be individual or family. Effective strategies for Mandated Clients and High-Risk, Low-Resource populations. Workshop includes counseling practice scenarios and report writing strategies.

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

Brief, Solution Oriented Family Therapy 2-day LV

In Person Training

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April

Brief, Solution Oriented Family Therapy (B SOFT) has practice-based-evidence and evidence-based practice applications in Mental Health, Child Welfare and Addiction Counseling. Interventions involve identifying client strengths and eliciting goals and solutions through a clinical process that is within the scope of practice for Addiction Counselors. Counseling modality can be individual or family. Effective strategies for Mandated Clients and High-Risk, Low-Resource populations. Workshop includes counseling practice scenarios and report writing strategies.

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

Motivational Interviewing Training 2-Day

In Person Training

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April

This two-day training will introduce participants to the theory, spirit, four processes, and key strategies of Motivational Interviewing (MI). Participants will have a number of opportunities for practice and skills development through the use of role-plays, real-plays, and interactive group exercises. Video and live demonstrations will also be used to enhance the learning process. Participants in this course will  Learn about the theory, spirit, principles, and strategies of Motivational Interviewing;  Explore the four processes; Engaging, Focusing, Evoking, and Planning  Learn and practice the basic skills of Motivational Interviewing;  Explore how Motivational Interviewing fits into the work they do;  Practice strategies for eliciting and reinforcing change talk; and,  Practice using Motivational Interviewing skills to enhance motivation and decrease discord and sustain talk.

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

Diagnosis and Treatment of Adolescents With Substance Use Dis...

In Person Training

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April

The workshop will look at the guidelines for screening and assessing teens for alcohol abuse and drug abuse disorders, including assessment for referral and treatment, confidentiality laws, screening and assessment in juvenile justice settings. We will also focus on tailoring substance abuse treatment for adolescents, including a discussion on treatment placement; successful treatment components; approaches used in 12-Step programs, therapeutic communities, and family therapy; teens with distinct needs; and legal issues. This workshop is appropriate social workers, mental health and substance abuse professionals.

Reno, NV
6 CEHs

Diagnosis and Treatment of Adolescents With Substance Use Dis...

In Person Training

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May

The workshop will look at the guidelines for screening and assessing teens for alcohol abuse and drug abuse disorders, including assessment for referral and treatment, confidentiality laws, screening and assessment in juvenile justice settings. We will also focus on tailoring substance abuse treatment for adolescents, including a discussion on treatment placement; successful treatment components; approaches used in 12-Step programs, therapeutic communities, and family therapy; teens with distinct needs; and legal issues. This workshop is appropriate social workers, mental health and substance abuse professionals.

Las Vegas, NV
6 CEHs

Dealing with Trauma & Grief as Clinicians

In Person Training

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May

Clinicians often suffer from secondary trauma, compassion fatigue, and grief as they work with clients who have experienced trauma or serious loss. The workshop will identify symptoms clinicians may experience, and offer tools to help them reduce the effects of grief-affected systems while helping clients work through their grief and/or trauma.

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

Dealing with Trauma & Grief as Clinicians LV

In Person Training

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May

Clinicians often suffer from secondary trauma, compassion fatigue, and grief as they work with clients who have experienced trauma or serious loss. The workshop will identify symptoms clinicians may experience, and offer tools to help them reduce the effects of grief-affected systems while helping clients work through their grief and/or trauma.

Las Vegas, NV
6 CEHs

New Ethical Dilemmas in the Digital Age: Telehealth Technolog...

Webinar

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May

To address ethical dilemmas in the current high technology and social media world, this presentation provides an overview of how telehealth technologies can be used to enhance increase access to substance use disorder treatment, including: counselor/client self-disclosure on the Internet; privacy/security; social media policies; clinical supervision; and ethical reasoning.

Online
1.5 CEHs

Confidentiality & HIPAA LV

In Person Training

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May

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.)

Las Vegas, NV
6 CEHs

Confidentiality & HIPAA

In Person Training

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May

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.)

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

Recovering from Trauma: Strengthening Resilience after Addict...

In Person Training

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May

To survive and escape a life of violence takes strength, opportunity and a desire to live free. All too frequently, women turn to alcohol or drugs to cope, creating a new and illusive enemy. As these women begin addiction recovery, they face complex personal and relational struggles. This workshop addresses how counselors can assist women in replacing the self-destructive coping mechanism of substance use and ineffective relationships with emotional release and regulation techniques, relational trauma tools, and improved family functioning to find true freedom. Trauma-based treatment protocols will be explored experientially.

Las Vegas, NV
6 CEHs

Clinical Supervision for LADCs 2-day LV

In Person Training

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June

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.

Las Vegas, NV
12 CEHs

Recovering from Trauma: Strengthening Resilience after Addict...

In Person Training

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June

To survive and escape a life of violence takes strength, opportunity and a desire to live free. All too frequently, women turn to alcohol or drugs to cope, creating a new and illusive enemy. As these women begin addiction recovery, they face complex personal and relational struggles. This workshop addresses how counselors can assist women in replacing the self-destructive coping mechanism of substance use and ineffective relationships with emotional release and regulation techniques, relational trauma tools, and improved family functioning to find true freedom. Trauma-based treatment protocols will be explored experientially.

Reno, NV
6 CEHs

Ethics in Reno

In Person Training

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June

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. This Ethics training will include updates made during the 2015 Nevada Legislative session.

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

Ethics LV

In Person Training

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June

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. This Ethics training will include updates made during the 2015 Nevada Legislative session.

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

Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors (CC)

Online Video

Suicide is a leading cause of death among people who abuse alcohol and drugs. This training will look at techniques for assessing suicidal ideation, review strategies to address thoughts and behaviors and increase overall awareness about the topic. The training will consider how suicide may or may not have impacted us personally and how our personal experience plays out in our practice.

Online
2 CEHs

Clinical Supervision Recorded Webinar (Part II) (CC)

Online Video

THIS WEBINAR IS EXCLUSIVELY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE TAKEN OR ARE SCHEDULED TO TAKE THE 2-DAY CLINICAL SUPERVISION WORKSHOP. Not available for the general public. Please download the attachment (PowerPoint) for this training. You will need to follow along on the PowerPoint as Dr. Stephanie Woodard speaks. This video, 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

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

Confidentiality and HIPAA (CC) 2016

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 2015-2016(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)a

Online Video

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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) Dec 2015-2016

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 (CC)

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

Leveraging Technology to Engage Students in Recovery (CC)

Online Video

The digital landscape has changed dramatically in the past 20 years. From the advent of email to the proliferation of social media and anonymous rant sites, identifying which platforms will be advantageous for increasing student engagement can be overwhelming. For example, the much-maligned app Yik-Yak has been criticized as a source of anonymous hate, but has the potential to reach vulnerable students, raise awareness about campus resources, and be a channel for anonymous positivity. The University of Texas at Austin has had success with an internal email listserv, a private Facebook group, a public-facing Facebook page, and text messaging, but has not successfully engaged students via GroupMe or Twitter. The University of North Texas, in contrast, has had great success with student engagement via GroupMe, Twitter, and CyberDust as well as more traditional digital platforms. There are also dozens of recovery-oriented mobile apps currently available or in development. As the social media, mobile app and school-specific digital landscape continues to evolve, collegiate recovery professionals must adapt to meet students in recovery wherever they gather and engage online.

Online
1 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

Peer Recovery Support Specialist Ethics (CC)

Online Video

A brief overview of Ethical practice guidelines and PRSS

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

Wellness Recovery Planning for PRSS (CC)

Online Video

A brief overview of Wellness Recovery Planning for Peers working as PRSS.

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