In Person Trainings

Clinical Supervision Refresher LV

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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

Medical and Recreational Marijuana Updates

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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

DSM-5 Half-Day

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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

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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 LV

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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

ASAM Half-Day LV

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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

Motivational Interviewing Training 2-Day

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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

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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)

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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.

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

Brief, Solution Oriented Family Therapy 2-day

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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

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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

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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...

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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...

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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

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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

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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

Confidentiality & HIPAA LV

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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

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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...

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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