Trainings

DSM-5

In Person Training

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April

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.

Redfield Campus BLDG B (TMCC extension), 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
6 CEHs

ASAM

In Person Training

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April

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.

Redfield Campus BLDG B (TMCC extension), 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
6 CEHs

Confidentiality & HIPAA

In Person Training

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April

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.)

Redfield Campus BLDG B (TMCC extension), 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
6 CEHs

Confidentiality & HIPAA

In Person Training

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April

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.)

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

Invitation Only: Advanced Motivational Interviewing

In Person Training

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April

This one-day Advanced Motivational Interviewing training will provide participants with the opportunity to continue building upon the MI skills covered in the Introduction to MI course. The course will pay particular attention to using MI micro-skills and strategies to elicit change talk and reinforce client commitment. The training will be highly interactive and include several opportunities for practice. At the end of the training participants will be able to: • Demonstrate 2-3 strategies for eliciting change talk • Identify change talk and reinforce it through the strategic use of the OARS • Explore goals and values with clients in a way that will enhance motivation for change • Identify ways to use Motivational Interviewing in a group setting • Conduct a MI change planning session

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

Cultural Competencies

Webinar

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April

Developing cultural competence requires examining biases and prejudices and developing cross-cultural skills. Cultural competence requires that social workers, other practitioners and organizations have a defined set of values and principles, and demonstrate behaviors, attitudes, policies, and structures that enable them to work effectively cross-culturally.

Online
1.5 CEHs

(Rescheduled to May 5th) Invite Only: Motivational Interview...

Webinar

Invite Only

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April

You must receive an invitation to register for this class. This 90 minute webinar will provide participants with an opportunity to discuss their experience of using Motivational Interviewing in their practice settings. This webinar will focus on adapting the MI Method and Spirit to best fit the participant’s current practice setting and caseload. Resources for continuing to learn and develop proficiency in MI will be discussed and shared.

Online
1 CEHs

Social Media and the Behavioral Health Professional

Webinar

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April

Behavioral health professionals are faced with an ever changing culture of means of interacting with clients with a variety of available venues (e.g., social networking in particular). Many of the venues pose challenges and ethical pitfalls that need to be identified before the professional ventures into uncharted territory. This webinar will provide an overview of electronic and social media currently being used by behavioral health professionals, the risks and benefits of their use, and considerations for those who wish to use these communication modalities

Online
1.5 CEHs

Rescheduled from Apr 29 Invite Only: Motivational Interviewi...

Webinar

Invite Only

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May

You must receive an invitation to register for this class. This 90 minute webinar will provide participants with an opportunity to discuss their experience of using Motivational Interviewing in their practice settings. This webinar will focus on adapting the MI Method and Spirit to best fit the participant’s current practice setting and caseload. Resources for continuing to learn and develop proficiency in MI will be discussed and shared.

Online
1 CEHs

Uses and Misuses of Medical and Recreational Marijuana

In Person Training

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May

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

Clinical Supervision Refresher

In Person Training

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May

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

Clinical Supervision Refresher

In Person Training

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May

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.

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

Trauma, Substance use, Co-Occurring Disorders - Treatment

In Person Training

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May

Research indicates a connection between trauma and substance use. Often trauma related diagnoses including PTSD are an accurate assessment, but are these always adequate? Participants will consider the potential value of trauma treatment as well as what other co-occurring disorders might be overlooked. Through this workshop participants will have the tools for accurate assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and the value of integration to best meet the needs of the client. In addition, a review of current research will influence a discussion of best practices in treatment. This workshop is appropriate for addiction, behavioral and mental health professionals.

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

Uses and Misuses of Medical and Recreational Marijuana

In Person Training

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May

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.

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

Trauma, Substance use, Co-Occurring Disorders - Treatment

In Person Training

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May

Research indicates a connection between trauma and substance use. Often trauma related diagnoses including PTSD are an accurate assessment, but are these always adequate? Participants will consider the potential value of trauma treatment as well as what other co-occurring disorders might be overlooked. Through this workshop participants will have the tools for accurate assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and the value of integration to best meet the needs of the client. In addition, a review of current research will influence a discussion of best practices in treatment. This workshop is appropriate for addiction, behavioral and mental health professionals.

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

MAT Medication Assisted Therapy

Webinar

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May

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

DSM-5

In Person Training

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May

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

ASAM

In Person Training

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May

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
6 CEHs

Pleasure Unwoven - The Neuroscience of Addiction

In Person Training

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May

The last twenty years produced an explosion of understanding not only about addiction (substance use disorders) but how our brains enable our most human capacities such as hedonic valuation and decision-making. This training summarizes the most current neuroscientific research about addiction - research that explains how the brain constructs pleasurable experiences, what happens when this process goes wrong, and why this can have a dramatic impact in our ability to make proper choices. Course Outline: ~~Is addiction really a "Disease?" ~~What is "Disease?" - the evolution of the Disease Model ~~Neuroscience: The Five Current, Working Theories of Addiction ~~Implications of Addiction Being a Disease

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

Pleasure Unwoven; The Neuroscience of Addiction Video feed to...

In Person Training

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May

The last twenty years produced an explosion of understanding not only about addiction (substance use disorders) but how our brains enable our most human capacities such as hedonic valuation and decision-making. This training summarizes the most current neuroscientific research about addiction - research that explains how the brain constructs pleasurable experiences, what happens when this process goes wrong, and why this can have a dramatic impact in our ability to make proper choices. Course Outline: ~~Is addiction really a "Disease?" ~~What is "Disease?" - the evolution of the Disease Model ~~Neuroscience: The Five Current, Working Theories of Addiction ~~Implications of Addiction Being a Disease

Nevada State College
6 CEHs

Anti-Psychotic Medications

In Person Training

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June

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

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 3 day training

In Person Training

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July

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 TO RECEIVE CEHs.

Reno, NV
18 CEHs

Ethics

In Person Training

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July

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 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

Ethics in Reno

In Person Training

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July

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 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

Motivational Interviewing Training 2-Day

In Person Training

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July

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.

Las Vegas, NV
12 CEHs

Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors

Webinar

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July

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

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 3 day training

In Person Training

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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.

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

Motivational Interviewing Training 2-Day

In Person Training

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September

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.

Reno, NV
12 CEHs

Clinical Supervision Webinar (Part I)

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)

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

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

Prescription Drug Abuse

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

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

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

Tracking the clues to your patient's diagnosis

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