In Person Trainings

Addiction Counselor Competencies

In Person Training

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February

This training will feature a brief overview of the SAMHSA publication TAP 21: Addiction Counseling Competencies: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice and TAP 21 -A: Competencies for Substance Abuse Treatment Clinical Supervisors. Participants will be given an electronic copy of the publication and will be offered assistance to design and implement basic in-service education about the publication at their own agencies. With many Social Workers working in the field of addictions and co-occurring disorders, the information offered in the TAP 21 guides, as explained in this training, are trans-disciplinary in nature focusing on referral, service coordination, clinical evaluation, and treatment planning.

Nevada State College, Nursing-Education building, 1300 Nevada State Drive # 200. Henderson, NV 89002
6 CEHs

Addiction Counselor Competencies

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February

This training will feature a brief overview of the SAMHSA publication TAP 21: Addiction Counseling Competencies: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice and TAP 21 -A: Competencies for Substance Abuse Treatment Clinical Supervisors. Participants will be given an electronic copy of the publication and will be offered assistance to design and implement basic in-service education about the publication at their own agencies. With many Social Workers working in the field of addictions and co-occurring disorders, the information offered in the TAP 21 guides, as explained in this training, are trans-disciplinary in nature focusing on referral, service coordination, clinical evaluation, and treatment planning.

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

Confidentiality and HIPAA

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February

This workshop will cover federal and Nevada​ specific rules of confidentiality with an emphasis on practical solutions to real problems. ​By the end of this training, participants will: understand the proper consent for release of information, be aware of the procedure to respond to a subpoena, ​and understand the important exceptions to the rules. Additionally LADC counselors, social workers and other professionals will understand how to apply their organization’s policy as well as individual policy in their practice.

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

Confidentiality and HIPAA

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February

This workshop will cover federal and Nevada​ specific rules of confidentiality with an emphasis on practical solutions to real problems. ​By the end of this training, participants will: understand the proper consent for release of information, be aware of the procedure to respond to a subpoena, ​and understand the important exceptions to the rules. Additionally LADC counselors, social workers and other professionals will understand how to apply their organization’s policy as well as individual policy in their practice.

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

SAPST Training Feb 7-10, 2017

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February

This innovative training, combining online and in-person components, offers prevention practitioners a comprehensive introduction to the substance abuse prevention field. Grounded in current research and SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework, the SAPST is designed to help practitioners develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement effective, data-driven prevention that reduces behavioral health disparities and improves wellness. It is appropriate for entry-level prevention practitioners, as well as professionals working in related fields. The SAPST consists of a five-hour, self-paced online module, followed by a four- day/26-hour interactive, in-person training.

Las Vegas, NV
26 CEHs

Behavioral Health: Gambling and Other Disorders

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February

In this workshop we'll discuss current co-morbidities in the Behavioral Health arena: gambling, substance abuse, mental illness, and sexual and pornography addiction. We'll also review; a therapist's responsibility with informed consent with emails and other electronic tools, clinical supervision for interns and supervisors, couples and family issues, legal concerns, and patient placement criteria. We'll look at treatment options with a focus on what is working in outpatient services.

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

Treatment for Adolescents with Co Occurring Disorders

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February

Adolescents in treatment present with different challenges than adults i.e. the involvement of a family system, puberty, and educational needs. Not all adolescents are created equal and addressing a 12- yr-old's needs are far different from a 17-yr-old's so do we put them all in the same treatment group? This workshop will discuss issues treatment providers face working with adolescents struggling with an AOD and mental health problem. Discussion will address assessments, family issues, sexual health, peer relationships, educational needs and challenges facing integration of care. This workshop is appropriate for social workers, mental health providers, and substance abuse professional.

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

Advanced Ethics Training Applications for Clinicians and Supe...

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February

Statutory, administrative and ethical standards along with best practice applications for Alcohol and Drug, MFT, and Social Work supervisors and practitioners will be summarized. We'll review mandated reporting requirements, introduce ideas for enhancing cooperation with court ordered clients, and look at applications to enhance the client alliance and improve outcomes. Scenarios with legal and ethical breaches involving both supervisors and clinicians will be discussed and processed.

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

Behavioral Health: Gambling and Other Disorders

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February

In this workshop we'll discuss current co-morbidities in the Behavioral Health arena: gambling, substance abuse, mental illness, and sexual and pornography addiction. We'll also review; a therapist's responsibility with informed consent with emails and other electronic tools, clinical supervision for interns and supervisors, couples and family issues, legal concerns, and patient placement criteria. We'll look at treatment options with a focus on what is working in outpatient services.

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

Clinical Supervision for LADCs 2-day

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March

Note: An LADC must be an active LADC for two years prior to taking the supervisors course, and should apply to the Board for approval. The objectives of the Advanced Clinical Supervision inperson training includes facilitating the development of a personal model of supervision and practicing skills to help shape the delivery of high quality, effective clinical services to those seeking assistance for substance use disorders. This training is aimed at preparing clinical supervisors to observe job performance, provide feedback and coaching, prioritize learning needs, develop achievable learning objectives, and continue monitoring performance to assess effectiveness. Examples of key topics/concepts discussed are: • The scope of clinical supervision, the supervisory relationship • Applying theoretical models to clinical supervision • Observation formats and methods, how to review tapes • Counselor assessment and goal development, developing your own model • Cultural considerations, including agency culture considerations • Discussion/review of TAP 21A competencies • Requirements, regulations, and legal aspects of supervision • Social Media. *Participants will receive 12 credits for attending BOTH days.

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

Treatment for Adolescents with Co Occurring Disorders

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March

Adolescents in treatment present with different challenges than adults i.e. the involvement of a family system, puberty, and educational needs. Not all adolescents are created equal and addressing a 12- yr-old's needs are far different from a 17-yr-old's so do we put them all in the same treatment group? This workshop will discuss issues treatment providers face working with adolescents struggling with an AOD and mental health problem. Discussion will address assessments, family issues, sexual health, peer relationships, educational needs and challenges facing integration of care. This workshop is appropriate for social workers, mental health providers, and substance abuse professional.

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

Advanced Ethics Training Applications for Clinicians and Supe...

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March

Statutory, administrative and ethical standards along with best practice applications for Alcohol and Drug, MFT, and Social Work supervisors and practitioners will be summarized. We'll review mandated reporting requirements, introduce ideas for enhancing cooperation with court ordered clients, and look at applications to enhance the client alliance and improve outcomes. Scenarios with legal and ethical breaches involving both supervisors and clinicians will be discussed and processed.

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

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

Military Culture and Transition PTSD

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March

Presentation will cover service member experience from basic training to combat and the transition back into the community. Discussions on building rapport with veterans and how to recognize symptoms of service related injuries.

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

Crimenogenics

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March

In this workshop we will: look at treatment considerations for substance abusing clients who are involved in the criminal justice system; review the differences between the criminogenic model and the medical model; learn the major set of criminogenic risk/need factors and describe how to use them in developing a treatment plan; and examine the eight principles of evidence-based practice and what works in changing offender behavior and reducing recidivism. This workshop is appropriate for substance abuse counselors, MFTs, social workers, nurses and other behavioral health practitioners.

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

Clinical Supervision for LADCs 2-day

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April

Note: An LADC must be an active LADC for two years prior to taking the supervisors course, and should apply to the Board for approval. 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.

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

Who's Doing What: Drug Trends

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April

It seems that new methods of abusing substances pop up daily. In this workshop we’ll take a look at what substances are being abused, and how these drug use trends are impacting people on a local, statewide and national level. We’ll also review the latest information on recreational and medical marijuana. At the conclusion of the workshop participants will have an increased knowledge and understanding of the current trends regarding alcohol and other drugs.

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

Suicide Assessment, Management and Treatment

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April

In this training we will explore the theoretical foundation in the clinical assessment, treatment, and management of suicidal risk over time through treatment with suicidal persons. In addition, participants will be provided instruction in “evidenced-based” and “best practices” for treatment and case management of the suicidal person. This will include coordination of services, and a review of how and when steps must be taken to refer suicidal persons and how to make the appropriate referrals. This workshop is appropriate for social workers, counselors and other behavioral health professionals.

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

Suicide Assessment, Management and Treatment

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April

In this training we will explore the theoretical foundation in the clinical assessment, treatment, and management of suicidal risk over time through treatment with suicidal persons. In addition, participants will be provided instruction in “evidenced-based” and “best practices” for treatment and case management of the suicidal person. This will include coordination of services, and a review of how and when steps must be taken to refer suicidal persons and how to make the appropriate referrals. This workshop is appropriate for social workers, counselors and other behavioral health professionals.

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

Clinical Supervision Refresher LV

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April

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

Neurobiology of Trauma

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April

This presentation will begin with an overview of the nature of traumatic events (such as sexual assault, domestic violence and witnessing violence) and the difference between normal, situational and traumatic stress. Dr. Cetl will then discuss the physiological components of trauma, such as the neurobiological structures, biochemistry and the essence of phenomena such as dissociation, hypervigilence and flashbacks that affect emotion and behavior. Additionally we’ll review the techniques and skills needed by behavioral health practitioners in dealing with trauma victims. Participants will learn how trauma affects victims’ emotions and behavioral presentations. Special attention will be given to examining how the brain processes and recalls traumatic events.

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

Who's Doing What: Drug Trends

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April

Description: It seems that new methods of abusing substances pop up daily. In this workshop we’ll take a look at what substances are being abused, and how these drug use trends are impacting people on a local, statewide and national level. We’ll also review the latest information on recreational and medical marijuana. At the conclusion of the workshop participants will have an increased knowledge and understanding of the current trends regarding alcohol and other drugs.

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

Motivational Interviewing Training 2-Day

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May

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

Neurobiology of Trauma

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May

This presentation will begin with an overview of the nature of traumatic events (such as sexual assault, domestic violence and witnessing violence) and the difference between normal, situational and traumatic stress. Dr. Cetl will then discuss the physiological components of trauma, such as the neurobiological structures, biochemistry and the essence of phenomena such as dissociation, hypervigilence and flashbacks that affect emotion and behavior. Additionally we’ll review the techniques and skills needed by behavioral health practitioners in dealing with trauma victims. Participants will learn how trauma affects victims’ emotions and behavioral presentations. Special attention will be given to examining how the brain processes and recalls traumatic events.

Sunrise Hospital 3186 S Maryland Pkway Las Vegas, NV 89109
6 CEHs

Nevada Law

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May

Do you deal with members of the criminal justice system professionally, but you have little idea as to the limits of what you can ask and the relative limits of their authority? Learn about the different levels of the justice system as it applies to addictions and counseling. Topics will include sentence structures, community based corrections, understanding the NRS, and the limits of court authority.

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

Nevada Law

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May

Do you deal with members of the criminal justice system professionally, but you have little idea as to the limits of what you can ask and the relative limits of their authority? Learn about the different levels of the justice system as it applies to addictions and counseling. Topics will include sentence structures, community based corrections, understanding the NRS, and the limits of court authority.

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

Clinical Supervision for LADCs 2-day

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May

Note: An LADC must be an active LADC for two years prior to taking the supervisors course, and should apply to the Board for approval. 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

Crimenogenics

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May

In this workshop we will: look at treatment considerations for substance abusing clients who are involved in the criminal justice system; review the differences between the criminogenic model and the medical model; learn the major set of criminogenic risk/need factors and describe how to use them in developing a treatment plan; and examine the eight principles of evidence-based practice and what works in changing offender behavior and reducing recidivism. This workshop is appropriate for substance abuse counselors, MFTs, social workers, nurses and other behavioral health practitioners.

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

Clinical Supervision Refresher Reno

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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

Ethics LV

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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.

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

Ethics in Reno

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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.

The Club at Arrow Creek
6 CEHs