In Person Trainings

Management of Benzodiazepine Disorder

In Person Training

08

June

Management of Benzodiazepine Disorder Learning Objectives 1. Distinguish between benzodiazepine dependence and benzodiazepine use disorder 2. Appropriately use diagnostic criteria for benzodiazepine use disorders 3. Be familiar with the pharmacology of benzodiazepines 4. Understand risk factors for developing benzodiazepine use disorder 5. Describe benzodiazepine withdrawal 6. List common treatment options including the Ashton method for tapering 7. Understand how other substances, including opioid,sinteract with benzodiazepines 8. Respond to common liability concerns with appropriate documentation 9. The risks associated with MAT Treatment and benzodiazepines

UNR Cooperative Extension Southern Area, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
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Management of Benzodiazepine Disorder

In Person Training

09

June

Management of Benzodiazepine Disorder Learning Objectives 1. Distinguish between benzodiazepine dependence and benzodiazepine use disorder 2. Appropriately use diagnostic criteria for benzodiazepine use disorders 3. Be familiar with the pharmacology of benzodiazepines 4. Understand risk factors for developing benzodiazepine use disorder 5. Describe benzodiazepine withdrawal 6. List common treatment options including the Ashton method for tapering 7. Understand how other substances, including opioid,sinteract with benzodiazepines 8. Respond to common liability concerns with appropriate documentation 9. The risks associated with MAT Treatment and benzodiazepines

UNR Redfield Campus, 18600 Wedge Parkway, Reno, NV 89511
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Ethics

In Person Training

12

June

Behavioral health professionals face many different and complex ethical issues. Concerns regarding dual relationship, scope of practice, professional conduct, mandatory reporting and other ethical issues frequently arise. In this course, these ethical issues will be discussed in the context of the ethical standards in the Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 641C, AAMFT Code of Ethics and NASW Code of Ethics. The techniques and principles presented in this workshop will benefit social workers, counselors and other behavioral health practitioners.

UNR Cooperative Extension Southern Area, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
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Suicide Assessment

In Person Training

12

June

In the Surgeon General’s 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action she emphasized the importance of instituting “training for all health, mental health, substance abuse and human services professionals concerning suicide risk assessment and recognition, treatment, management, and aftercare interventions.” This workshop is designed to provide a greater understanding of suicide. Objectives: define basic terms related to suicidality; be familiar with suicide-related statistics; describe the phenomenology of suicide; demonstrate understanding of risk and protective factors; understand the link between mental health and substance use diagnoses and suicide; screening questions.

UNR Cooperative Extension Southern Area, 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas 89123
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