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Trauma, Addiction and Men: Create Connection, Increase Vulnerability and Improve Treatment Outcomes with the Male Client (Feb 13, 2020)
Feb 13, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Downers Grove, Illinois
Trauma, Addiction and Men: Create Connection, Increase Vulnerability and Improve Treatment Outcomes with the Male Client is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 13, 2020 at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center Chicago-Downers Grove, Downers Grove, Illinois, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Case Managers • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Don’t be weak, don’t ask for help, don’t cry, don’t show emotion. These damaging expectations of masculinity are ruining your sessions, causing many male clients to bottle up the shame of past traumas, struggle to be vulnerable and open in therapy, and labor to leave emotion numbing drugs behind. It can make therapeutic progress seem impossible and leave you frustrated, questioning your competence, and feeling powerless when nothing you try seems to work. Treat male clients with trauma and addiction issues more effectively than ever before! No matter your own gender, this essential program will give you exactly what you need to: • Keep male clients from leaving treatment • Experience more productive sessions with men who struggle with “talk” therapy • Create greater openness in sessions with tips to overcome male shame and stigma • Add value to the clinical techniques you already use for trauma and addiction work Sign up today and experience new levels of therapeutic success with the guidance and tailored approaches you need to meet the needs of men in therapy! Objectives: • Assess how male roles and stereotypes are formed from society, culture, and family roles. • Analyze how self-esteem, self-worth, and self-efficacy are impacted through these roles and lead to maladaptive coping. • Determine how stereotyped behaviors drive rigid, addictive tendencies and develop solutions to increase willingness to change while keeping integrity in tact. • Evaluate the clinical research related to suicide, substance abuse and gender differences. • Integrate skills to help men increase their voice and choice since they are often the ‘forgotten, silent sufferers’ as it pertains to trauma. • Utilize reframing interventions, cognitive restructuring and distress tolerance techniques that cultivate and demonstrate the importance of vulnerability and intimacy in their lives.
2-Day: Neuroscience & Mindfulness for Transformational Healing: Life-Changing Tools in the Battle Against Anxiety, Trauma and Shame
Mar 19 - 20, 2020 | Contact Hours 12.60 | USD $499.99 | Downers Grove, Illinois
2-Day: Neuroscience & Mindfulness for Transformational Healing: Life-Changing Tools in the Battle Against Anxiety, Trauma and Shame is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Mar 19 - 20, 2020 at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center Chicago-Downers Grove, Downers Grove, Illinois, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 12. 6 contact hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
2-Day: Sacroiliac Joint Specialist Certification: Innovative Treatment Methods for Every Type of Lumbopelvic Dysfunction
Mar 21 - 22, 2020 | Contact Hours 12.50 | USD $499.99 | Downers Grove, Illinois
2-Day: Sacroiliac Joint Specialist Certification: Innovative Treatment Methods for Every Type of Lumbopelvic Dysfunction is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Mar 21 - 22, 2020 at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center Chicago-Downers Grove, Downers Grove, Illinois, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.5 contact hours / 1.25 CEUs. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Massage Therapists • Athletic Trainers • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists • Exercise Physiologists • Chiropractors • Personal Trainers Course Description: Whether your patients’ goals are to return to work, play with their kids or grandkids, or travel the globe, your hard work helps them progress toward their functional goals. But sacroiliac joint dysfunction, the source of pain for 1 out of 3 patients with back or hip pain, can mimic numerous dysfunctions that frustrate your ability to identify the root of your clients’ problem. In addition, the traditional way to treat focuses on singular patterns of movement dysfunction that yields short-term results instead of truly looking at how the body functions in group patterns for more lasting relief. You can easily find yourself going down the wrong treatment path, leaving you feeling defeated and worried that your patient will face surgery that could be avoided – and putting their goals even further from reality. Objectives: • Analyze the significant limitation of the malalignment theory of SIJD, and the limitation of the Muscle Energy Model. • Recognize asymmetrical and symmetrical movement dysfunction and effectively intervene. • Compare the traditional model with the Hesch Method. • Understand and integrate evidence-based practice in patient care. • Appreciate the principle of regional dependence in providing integrated treatment of the SIJ, pubic joint, hip joint and lumbar spine. • Recognize painful and non-painful movement impairments. • Utilize evidence-based practice principles for evaluation and treatment. • Discuss research and theoretical literature related to sacroiliac joint dysfunction. • Identify distal compensations within a whole-body perspective. • Describe joint, neuromuscular, posture, and movement models. • Understand that micromotion testing has greater relevance than gross motion landmark testing . • Perform palpation and spring testing and effectively treat hypomobility and hypermobility. • Effectively teach self-mobilization making patients independent of manual therapy within 1-3 visits. • Using Clinical Prediction Rules, evaluate and treat common patterns of symmetrical and asymmetrical dysfunction. 15. Prescribe effective exercise and self-care for patient with SIJD.
Lumbar Bio - Skills Lab is organized by Spine Intervention Society (SIS) and will be held from Sep 12 - 13, 2020 at Downers Grove, Illinois, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.