How to Become a Substance Abuse Counselor in Nevada
“How to Become a Substance Abuse Counselor in 100 Easy Steps” This webinar will review the steps you need to take in the State of Nevada to become a certified or licensed drug and alcohol counselor regardless of level of education or where you come from geographically. We will start with folks with absolutely no college credits and work our way up to someone with a PhD and everyone in between including folks with lived criminal justice experience and the nuances for the Native American population. Please join us for an informative two hour journey into the world of NAC 641C. This step-by-step guide will ease the confusion many folks feel when they go to apply for certification or licensure. No matter your level of education, there is no wrong door into the profession for those who are committed and passionate about working with people with substance use disorders. We hope you will join us and we look forward to being your guide!
Suicide Assessment for Adolescent and Juvenile Populations
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. The training will focus on the juvenile and adolescent age population.
Compassion Fatigue for Community Health Workers and Peer Supp...
Participants will identify the symptoms of burn-out, compassion fatigue, and secondary trauma, assess personal functioning, and review self-care skills to ensure greater resilience. Attendees will leave with practical skills to apply to their professional and personal lives to prepare for continued service to the community and peers.
Minority Mental Health: The Disconnect
The webinar will discuss the disconnect between minority group (African Americans) and mental health services and how to bridge the gap to better serve them.