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Jan 20, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $250 | South Bend, Indiana
Anxiety, Worry & Panic: Effective Strategies to Calm the Anxious Mind is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 20, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel South Bend, South Bend, Indiana, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapist Assistants • Speech Language Pathologists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Do you want to gain powerful techniques for your clients who struggle with treatment resistant anxiety, worry and panic? Learn how to assess anxious habits, symptoms and behaviors using effective cutting-edge, evidence-based strategies…even with your toughest clients! Dr. Jennifer Abel will teach you how to stop the anxiety spiral early to significantly reduce the habit of worry and panic using self-controlled desensitization. Experience how evidence-based treatments can help your clients problem solve, reduce tension, and increase energy. Learn unique, effective approaches to mindfulness, cognitive therapy, and exposure, including thought-labeling, interoceptive exposure, and better-but believable thoughts. Case studies, role plays, demonstrations and interactive discussions will be utilized in this cutting-edge seminar. Objectives: • Articulate components of the “anxiety spiral” and utilize several evidence-based strategies (including self-controlled desensitization) to prevent exacerbation of symptoms. • Specify five potential anxiety treatment pitfalls and learn evidence-based approaches to avoid or correct them. • Implement four mindfulness strategies for treating anxiety symptoms in a clinical setting. • Evaluate the inverse relationship between worry and problem solving, and identify its implications for treatment of anxiety. • Examine the clinical presentation of panic, worry and fear of guilt and how they compare to Obsessive • Compulsive Disorder; learn clinical strategies to stop these cycles of negative reinforcement. • Develop clinical skills to address treatment-resistant issues, including perfectionism, subjugation, procrastination, hypochondriasis, and catastrophizing/intolerance of uncertainty.
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors (Feb 24, 2020)
Feb 24, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $250 | South Bend, Indiana
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 24, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel South Bend, South Bend, Indiana, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Guidance Counselors • Case Managers • Nurses • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children Description: Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger’s, anxiety, mood and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical, school and parenting challenges. Attend this seminar and learn new, effective non-medication strategies for your client’s most challenging behaviors including: • Tantrums • Running out/away • Noncompliance • Nagging • Refusing to work/help • Yelling/screaming • Bullying • Panic/anxiety reactions • Lack of follow through • Not following directions You will walk away with immediate strategies for out of control behaviors and techniques for emotional regulation along with long-term treatment strategies to help kids at home and school. Jennifer Wilke-Deaton is a clinical expert and has worked with the most challenging kids both in clinical and school settings. Through the use of case studies and action oriented handouts, you will leave this seminar with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around. Objectives: • Utilize clinical strategies to reduce the frequency, duration and severity of behavioral episodes that challenge therapists, educators, professionals and parents. • Implement both proactive and reactive strategies for oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior in children and youth. • Discriminate between the clinical presentation of behavioral episodes and psychiatric symptoms to inform treatment. • Communicate how a skilled observation of behavior informs your treatment approach. • Develop clinical skills for establishing a therapeutic rapport to overcome treatment resistance in children and adolescents. • Effectively develop a behavior intervention plan and safety plan across all settings including home and school.
Mar 17, 2020 | CE 6.00 | South Bend, Indiana
Indiana Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 17, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel South Bend, South Bend, Indiana, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 CE / 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Join Susan Lewis, psychologist and attorney, for this must-attend seminar that will prepare you for litigation issues which can put your client, your license and your practice at risk. You will learn how to structure your practice to limit exposure of risk, as well as discover simple records, notes and actions that will protect you in the event of a complaint. Susan will provide you with the following take-home tools to minimize risk: • Updates on HIPAA and Indiana laws and regulations • Risk management strategies • How to minimize litigation dilemmas, complaints and malpractice actions • Best practices in the professional relationship, informed consent and office policies You will learn through problem-solving discussions that are representative of actual ethical decisions you encounter in your clinical practice. The blending of Susan’s experience as a lawyer, work within the court system and extensive clinical experience makes her a hands-on, knowledgeable instructor! Learning Objectives: • Communicate how to minimize litigation dilemmas, licensing complaints and malpractice actions. • Describe the legal and ethical considerations for the treatment of minor populations in Indiana with regard to age of consent, confidentiality and custody concerns. • Communicate how an understanding of common boundary and dual relationship issues/dilemmas can help you maintain appropriate relationships with your clients. • Recognize ethical challenges you should consider when responding to subpoenas that request disclosure of client records. • Analyze the limits of confidentiality as it relates to duty to warn law in Indiana. • Articulate how risk management strategies regarding technology can keep client information secure and avoid violating HIPAA.