In Person 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.

UNR Redfield Campus, 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.

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

Confidentiality & HIPAA

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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

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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

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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

Uses and Misuses of Medical and Recreational Marijuana

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

DSM-5

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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

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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
6 CEHs

Anti-Psychotic Medications

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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

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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.

Reno, NV
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.

Las Vegas, NV
12 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.

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