Behavioral interventions for managing and reducing defiance and noncompliance in children will be the focus of this course. Evidence-based approaches to disruptive behavior disorders, including oppositional defiant disorder, will be discussed. Participants will receive a tour of the major treatment manuals as well as a focused overview of the behavioral principles that are theorized to reinforce and sustain children’s noncompliance. View full flyer.
This skills-based program will teach clinicians concrete and practical skills for working with couples and families. The Relationship Enhancement® (RE) Model is a psychoeducational program and brief therapy model that employs a skills-training methodology for empowering distressed couples and families. The seminar will focus on ten RE skills: Empathic, Expressive, Discussion/Negotiation, Problem/Conflict Resolution, Facilitation, Conflict Management, Self-Change, Helping-Others Change,...
This clinical workshop is focused on parents and is designed to provide clinicians with effective tools and skills to engage parents and teach them how to emotionally regulate their own reactions within the cycle of parent-child interactions while also parenting strategically and effectively. View full flyer.
Featuring: Pat Harvey, LCSW-C, ACSW
This training will focus on a multi-tiered approach to suicide prevention, ranging from early identification to interventions for youth. Discussion will include an overview of current data and empirical literature on prevention strategies and assessment tools. Attendees will learn how to effectively implement safety planning and other techniques specific to suicidal clients. View full flyer.
Attendees will learn the diagnostic criteria for sexual addiction, common behaviors and problems encountered by sex addicts, strategies for eliminating problem sexual behavior and how to identify and understand Addiction Interaction Disorder. The relationship between sexual addiction and early trauma survival will be reviewed along with managing and pacing recovery in multiple related areas such as behavioral (addictions) and emotional/relationship (intimacy problems).
The baby boomer generation’s reduced stigma regarding the use of illicit substances and misuse of prescription medications and alcohol, coupled with changes in drug disposition, metabolism with aging, and prevalence of co-occurring mental health disorders is increasing the need for geriatric mental health services. This training will examine the complexities of working with this population and present concrete interventions to help clinicians engage older clients in substance use treatment....