In Person Trainings

Pleasure Unwoven - The Neuroscience of Addiction

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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...

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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 - 303 S Water St Henderson, NV 89002 Room 119 Downtown Campus
6 CEHs

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 3 day 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 Reno

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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

Ethics

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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

Motivational Interviewing Training 2-Day

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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.

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

Invitation Only: Advanced Motivational Interviewing

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July

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

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

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 3 day 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.

Everest College, 170 N Stephanie Street, Henderson, NV
18 CEHs

Substance Use, HIV, and Youth: What Clinicians Need to Know

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August

This training provides clinicians (including therapists and social workers, and counselors, specialists, and case managers) with a detailed overview of substance abuse and HIV among youth. The curriculum reviews important epidemiological data focused on adolescent substance use trends and HIV prevalence; reviews standardized screening and assessment techniques to support the move to improve treatment effectiveness; and concludes with evidence‐based and promising clinical strategies.

Reno, NV
6 CEHs

Motivational Interviewing Training 2-Day

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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

Culturally Competent Behavioral Health Care for LGBTQI

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September

This workshop will offer tools to help behavioral health providers implement best practices in engaging and treating individuals from the LGBTQI community. At the conclusion of the workshop the participants will: · Become familiar with common terms and learn tips on how to approach vulnerable topics (sex, spirituality/religion, relationships, gender transition, and more) · Understand why our sensitivity matters, and the "how" of being sensitive - including how repair our inevitable mis-steps · Review techniques to help clients who are struggling with internalized homophobia and shame; including how to identify "health" and how to encourage clients to move toward health · Understand the basics of diversity, privilege, and discrimination, including the latest research about how gay, lesbian, transgender clients see heterosexual and cisgender counselors, and how we can reduce the most common barriers · Learn the basics of co-occurring treatment - in particular for gender dysphoria and substance use concerns

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

Culturally Competent Behavioral Health Care for LGBTQI

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September

This workshop will offer tools to help behavioral health providers implement best practices in engaging and treating individuals from the LGBTQI community. At the conclusion of the workshop the participants will: · Become familiar with common terms and learn tips on how to approach vulnerable topics (sex, spirituality/religion, relationships, gender transition, and more) · Understand why our sensitivity matters, and the "how" of being sensitive - including how repair our inevitable mis-steps · Review techniques to help clients who are struggling with internalized homophobia and shame; including how to identify "health" and how to encourage clients to move toward health · Understand the basics of diversity, privilege, and discrimination, including the latest research about how gay, lesbian, transgender clients see heterosexual and cisgender counselors, and how we can reduce the most common barriers · Learn the basics of co-occurring treatment - in particular for gender dysphoria and substance use concerns

Reno, NV
6 CEHs

Substance Use, HIV, and Youth: What Clinicians Need to Know

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September

This training provides clinicians (including therapists and social workers, and counselors, specialists, and case managers) with a detailed overview of substance abuse and HIV among youth. The curriculum reviews important epidemiological data focused on adolescent substance use trends and HIV prevalence; reviews standardized screening and assessment techniques to support the move to improve treatment effectiveness; and concludes with evidence‐based and promising clinical strategies.

Las Vegas, NV
6 CEHs

Heart and Soul of Ethical Practice

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September

Statutory, administrative and ethical requirements along with best practice ideas and processes will be discussed. Practice solutions and methods to enhance the client alliance and improve outcomes will be offered. This workshop is facilitated by Saul Singer, MFT, LCADC, and includes examples of common breaches substantiated from actual investigations completed for the Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors.

Reno, NV
6 CEHs

Heart and Soul of Ethical Practice

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September

Statutory, administrative and ethical requirements along with best practice ideas and processes will be discussed. Practice solutions and methods to enhance the client alliance and improve outcomes will be offered. This workshop is facilitated by Saul Singer, MFT, LCADC, and includes examples of common breaches substantiated from actual investigations completed for the Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors.

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

Drug Awareness - What's Trending

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October

What drugs are trending in our area? How do these drugs affect the user physically and/or mentally? What can be done to deter potential users from using? Discover the challenges that police, social services and other behavioral health professionals are facing in Northern Nevada's drug culture.

Reno, NV
3 CEHs

Walking the Tightrope of Pain Management and Addiction

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October

Healthcare Professionals are on the front line to accurately assess, intervene upon and develop appropriate treatment plans for the chemically impaired patient with a chronic pain condition. This workshop will focus on the identification and effective intervention and treatment of prescription drug abuse for chronic pain patients. At the workshop we will: • Discuss how to identify the most common red flags of prescription drug abuse, • Look at the denial patterns patients use to avoid recognizing and/or dealing with their prescription drug abuse and/or addiction • Become familiar with common pain management drugs of abuse.

Reno, NV
6 CEHs

Walking the Tightrope of Pain Management and Addiction

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October

Healthcare Professionals are on the front line to accurately assess, intervene upon and develop appropriate treatment plans for the chemically impaired patient with a chronic pain condition. This workshop will focus on the identification and effective intervention and treatment of prescription drug abuse for chronic pain patients. At the workshop we will: • Discuss how to identify the most common red flags of prescription drug abuse, • Look at the denial patterns patients use to avoid recognizing and/or dealing with their prescription drug abuse and/or addiction • Become familiar with common pain management drugs of abuse.

Las Vegas, NV
6 CEHs

Assertive Responses: Broken Record, Fogging, Negative Inquiry...

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October

Counselors, social workers and other behavioral health professionals must set healthy boundaries when working with clients, family members and other clinicians. In this workshop we'll discuss useful techniques including; broken record, fogging, negative Inquiry, workable compromise and expressing feelings. These same skills can be taught to clients who need practical guidance on how to set boundaries with toxic people and unhealthy situations they face in recovery.

Reno, NV
3 CEHs

Assessment for Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Co-Occurrin...

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October

This workshop will provide specific assessment techniques and information which is most helpful for accomplishing comprehensive and accurate assessments in substance abuse, as well as mental health and co-occurring disorders, in support of the comprehensive behavioral health model becoming the standard of care in the counseling profession. A large aspect of this workshop addresses cultural considerations in assessment, encompassing a broad definition of culture. At the end of this training, participants will have tangible tips and specific wording that will empower them to connect with clients more quickly and gain a better understanding of the client’s life and areas in which they would like improvement, which informs level of care recommendations, the treatment planning process and the structure of therapy.

Reno, NV
6 CEHs

Assessment for Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Co-Occurrin...

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October

This workshop will provide specific assessment techniques and information which is most helpful for accomplishing comprehensive and accurate assessments in substance abuse, as well as mental health and co-occurring disorders, in support of the comprehensive behavioral health model becoming the standard of care in the counseling profession. A large aspect of this workshop addresses cultural considerations in assessment, encompassing a broad definition of culture. At the end of this training, participants will have tangible tips and specific wording that will empower them to connect with clients more quickly and gain a better understanding of the client’s life and areas in which they would like improvement, which informs level of care recommendations, the treatment planning process and the structure of therapy.

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

Recognizing and Treating Burnout

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October

Many behavioral health professionals reach the point of physical or emotional exhaustion as a result of personal or job-related stress. How can you spot "burnout" in yourself and in your peers, and what can you do about it? We'll identify the warning signs and discuss what steps to take to recover.

Reno, NV
3 CEHs

Recognizing and Treating Burnout

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October

Many behavioral health professionals reach the point of physical or emotional exhaustion as a result of personal or job-related stress. How can you spot "burnout" in yourself and in your peers, and what can you do about it? We'll identify the warning signs and discuss what steps to take to recover.

Las Vegas, NV
3 CEHs

DSM-5 Half-Day

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November

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.

Reno, NV
6 CEHs

ASAM Half-Day

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November

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.

Reno, NV
3 CEHs

DSM-5 Half-Day

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November

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.

Las Vegas, NV
6 CEHs

ASAM Half-Day

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November

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.

Las Vegas, NV
3 CEHs

Clinical Supervision for LADCs 2-day

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November

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

Clinical Supervision for LADCs 2-day

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November

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
12 CEHs

Confidentiality & HIPAA Half-Day

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December

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 licensed and certified alcohol and drug counselors, along with a review of the NAADAC ethical code.

Reno, NV
3 CEHs

Ethics 1/2 Day

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December

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 licensed and certified alcohol and drug counselors.

Reno, NV
3 CEHs

Confidentiality & HIPAA Half-Day LV

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December

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 licensed and certified alcohol and drug counselors, along with a review of the NAADAC ethical code.

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

Ethics Half-Day LV

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December

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 licensed and certified alcohol and drug counselors.

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