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Oppositional, Aggressive, Attention-Seeking & Uncooperative Children, Teens and Young Adults: High-Impact Strategies to Reduce Chronic Misbehavior (Jan 22, 2020)
Jan 22, 2020 | CE Hours 6.25 | USD $249.99 | Northbrook, Illinois
Oppositional, Aggressive, Attention-Seeking & Uncooperative Children, Teens and Young Adults: High-Impact Strategies to Reduce Chronic Misbehavior is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 22, 2020 at Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel, Northbrook, Illinois, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 hours of continuing education credit / 6.0 contact hours. Target Audience: • Psychologists • Social Workers • Counselors • Occupational Therapists • Speech Language Pathologists • Educators • Probation Officers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Other Helping Professionals that work with children Course Description: This seminar is for YOU if you work with young adults, teens or children who: • Debate and invite power struggles with parents or teachers • Display hostile, angry, revengeful, exploitative or predatory tendencies • Use silly immature tactics to gain attention and get noticed • Engage in property destruction, fire-setting, vandalism or animal cruelty • Have diagnoses such as ADHD, ODD, Bipolar Disorder, or Conduct Disorder • Act irresponsible, helpless, negligent or tardy • Snicker at charts-and-stars and other “behavior modification” attempts Attend this seminar and learn a wealth of high-impact techniques that cut across diagnostic lines and apply universally, from early childhood to young adult. Using these techniques will enable you to accomplish quickly what can often be missed in months of regular talk therapies, counseling or behavior modification reward systems. You’ll learn how to stop pre-delinquent clients’ manipulations such as victim playing, power struggling, denial, minimizing, defiance, evasive lying, excuse making, blaming, and justifying. You’ll learn key strategies for “reading” misbehavior to uncover its underlying needs and motivations. You can share these methods with teachers and parents to free them from “ignore-nag-yell-punish” cycles and senseless power struggles. Discover powerful techniques to divert and reduce hostility and revenge in oppositional, predatory, violent adolescents and young adults. You’ll be able to introduce presocial adaptive behaviors that develop conscience and satisfy their unmet needs that trigger misbehavior. Objectives: • Use at least 5 clinical interventions to reduce attention-seeking misbehavior in clients. • Demonstrate at least 4 clinical interviewing strategies to address resistance, reduce defensiveness and build trust with clients. • Implement at least 5 intervention methods to reduce power-displaying misbehavior in clients. • Incorporate effective interventions to help clients express anger in a constructive, healthy manner. • Teach caregivers behavioral strategies to increase compliance and cooperation at home and school. • Assess the client’s worldview and interpret the meaning behind maladaptive behavior in order to develop an individualized treatment plan.
Trauma, Addiction and Men: Create Connection, Increase Vulnerability and Improve Treatment Outcomes with the Male Client (Feb 14, 2020)
Feb 14, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Northbrook, 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 14, 2020 at Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel, Northbrook, 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.