Confidentiality & Privacy for Behavioral Health Providers
The webinar will cover Federal Drug and Alcohol Confidentiality Law (42 CFR Part 2) and the Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act (HIPAA). The training will provide information on which programs must comply with Federal Privacy Laws and under which circumstances, and to understand the interplay between the Federal Laws Governing Confidentiality Substance Use Treatment Patient Records and the Health the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Additionally, Nevada specific Privacy Laws will be explored and reviewed in light of Federal Privacy requirements. Finally, a summary of recent revisions to the Federal Laws will be reviewed.
Psychological First Aid: Helping Others in Times of Stress
Psychological First Aid Description: This instructor-led course provides a framework for understanding the factors that affect stress responses. The course introduces the principles of psychological first aid and guidelines for when to refer to a Mental Health professional. Learn how to assist individuals in the immediate aftermath of disaster. Purpose: The purpose of this training is to further understand how and when to provide Psychological First Aid in the immediate aftermath of a disaster event. This training will provide instruction on how to provide basic care, comfort and support to individuals, colleagues, students and community members who are experiencing disaster-related stress
Toxic Stress & High Risk Behaviors
Living in stressful environments can negatively affect an individual’s emotional, social, and physical development. Through this training, attendees will be provided with an overview of how stress can affect brain development and will learn how these changes in the brain may lead to the adoption of high-risk behaviors. The training further discusses substance misuse as a common coping strategy and participants will learn key action items to promote a public health approach and improve interactions with individuals engaging in high-risk behaviors.
Walking In Two Worlds: Helping Dual Diagnosis Clients Create ...
Having one mental health issue is hard enough, but when they co-occur, the challenges increase exponentially. The intertwined, and often complex interaction between the diagnoses makes it difficult to accurately assess which identified issue is creating the most impairment, which interventions will be the most effective, and how to effectively navigate the often difficult dynamics that exist in the therapeutic relationship. This workshop will specifically explore personality disorders, how their presence can complicate treatment, and the tools, tips and strategies you need to more effectively serve your dual diagnosed clients. We will provide an overview of personality disorders, describe what to look for and how to approach clients and provide effective interventions. We will also explore the effect co-morbidity has on client outcomes, and what you can do to facilitate a higher likelihood your clients will recover. Additionally, we will take a deep dive into how your mindset and approach have a significant effect on client success, and dispel the myths that keep both providers and clients stuck in negative beliefs about their ability to achieve recovery and live an improved life. Finally, we will use scenarios to enhance learning and provide an opportunity to apply the skills learned.
Medication Assisted Treatment Overview
Medication Assisted Treatment is now considered the gold standard for treating Opioid Use Disorders. This training will provide an overview of medication assisted treatment. The myths and facts surrounding MAT will be discussed. Information will be given on the pros and cons of using medication in treatment. Participants will learn about the three medications commonly used to treat Opioid Use Disorders. Attendees will know when and how to refer someone to treatment. Resources for getting more information and assistance will be provided.
Golden Thread Webinar Series
Clear and concise clinical documentation is an essential component of the treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. This training will provide participants with an understanding of the “Golden Thread” concept of clinical documentation, and the skills to apply it to assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, continued assessment reviews and discharge summaries. Application of this concept can not only improve documentation, but can lead to a more client-centered and clinically-driven approach to care. Note: This this 10 hour online webinar series will take place over five consecutive weeks, every Tuesday from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.
Motivational Interviewing Webinar Series
This 12 hour online webinar series will take place over four concsecutive weeks and will introduce participants to the theory, spirit, four processes, and key strategies of Motivational Interviewing (MI). Particular attention will be paid to using a couple of the MI basic skills and will discuss ways to support clients in identifying and reaching their goals. Participants will have some opportunities for practice and skills development through the use of role-plays, real-plays, and interactive group exercises. Video and live demonstrations may be used to enhance the learning process. The training will be highly interactive and include several opportunities for practice.
Addiction Among the Aging June 15-16, 2021
Addictions among the aging are a serious public health concern often referred to as an “Invisible Epidemic.” Too often warning signs of addiction are misinterpreted as signs of aging or other age-related conditions. This webinar series will provide you with the fundamentals necessary to serve your elder clients. Note: This webinar takes place over 2 days, June 15, 2021 and June 16, 2021 from 8:00 am - 11:00 am (PST).