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Apr 18 - 19, 2019 | USD $439.99 | Livonia, Michigan
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Certificate Course; 2-Day Intensive Training is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Apr 18 - 19, 2019 at Laurel Manor, Livonia, Michigan, United States of America. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Social Workers • Marriage and Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Case Managers • Nurses • Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an empirically validated approach for working with mental health, chemical dependency, and complex co-morbidity. Designed to empower clients to establish mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness, DBT assists clinicians in treating clients with emotional problems, suicidal, self-harm, and self-sabotaging urges and behaviors, and challenging interpersonal styles. Attend this 2-day certificate course and receive a detailed understanding and foundation of the skills of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as applied to clients with mental health and chemical dependency issues. Going beyond symptom management, these skills are designed to improve functioning to build satisfying lives. This course explores DBT’s theoretical basis, specific DBT interventions, and how to teach skills in individual and group settings. Familiarity with these skills and techniques along with experiential exercises will enhance your clinical skills and professional development. Course Objectives: Day 1: • Integrate the theory and techniques of DBT into your clinical practice. • Teach DBT skills in the areas of Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotional Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness. • Incorporate how to integrate DBT skills into your individual and group therapy. • Utilize DBT skills in mental health, chemical dependency and complex co-morbidity. • Designate additional tools and resources for implementing DBT. • Articulate a variety of strategies for teaching DBT skills. Day 2: • Create an effective DBT clinical process. • Practice DBT to a variety of clinical presentations. • Implement DBT in different formats and settings. • Practice streamlined diary cards and chain analysis. • Explore how to balance levels of validation with the most effective behavior change methods. • Develop a plan to increase your DBT competency. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Therapeutic Art Interventions for Children and Teens: Creative Ways to Calm Anxiety, Reduce Social Withdrawal, & Diffuse Anger and Rage - Livonia
Jun 07, 2019 | USD $229.99 | Livonia, Michigan
Therapeutic Art Interventions for Children and Teens: Creative Ways to Calm Anxiety, Reduce Social Withdrawal, & Diffuse Anger and Rage is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jun 07, 2019 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit Livonia Novi, Livonia, Michigan, United States of America. Target Audience • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Psychiatrists • Marriage & Family Therapists • School Counselors • School Psychologists • Educators • Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants • Speech-Language Pathologists • Creative Arts Therapists Course Description: Do you have clients who are stuck, repeating the same patterns over and over and you feel like you’re powerless to help them? You know, the ones who repeatedly refuse to listen and don’t stop to think before they act. Or those who refuse to take responsibility for their behaviors and constantly pass blame onto others. Do they leave you feeling stagnant and burnt out in your practice? Do you work with challenging children, teens and families who seem absolutely resistant to every intervention you offer? Let Janet Bush, a certified art psychotherapist, mental health clinician, art educator, and addictions counselor help you! Attend this seminar and learn innovative interventions that are guaranteed to help even your most resistant clients become unstuck. Your day will consist of creative, interactive, hands-on training that will re-energize your work. You will leave with fresh new art strategies and approaches that you can use immediately to engage even your most difficult and challenging clients. These tools are fun and playful. They will offer you an opportunity to refresh yourself as well! No art experience is necessary, just an openness to try something creative. Objectives: • Apply therapeutic art directives and immediately implement into your therapy practice to help children, teens, adults and families regulate their emotions and behaviors. • Analyze the ethical implications and your scope of practice when selecting therapeutic artmaking approaches. • Assess the stages of children’s normative development, and warning signs suggesting a possibility for additional clinical support. • Implement the use of simple and economic art materials; what to use and when, so you can feel immediately confident using art in your practice. • Prepare a plan for introducing art into clinical practice for treatment-resistant and challenging children and families. • Playfully practice the creative process via interactive hand-on therapeutic art-making experiences. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.