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Multicultural Awareness & Diversity: Powerful Strategies to Advance Client Rapport & Cultural Competence - Edison
May 30, 2019 | CE 6.25 | USD $229.99 | Edison, New Jersey
Multicultural Awareness & Diversity: Powerful Strategies to Advance Client Rapport & Cultural Competence is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on May 30, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Edison, Edison, New Jersey, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education. Target Audience • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Attend this workshop and reduce those fears by increasing your understanding of cultural experiences with which you are not personally or professionally familiar. Without learning multiple languages or becoming an expert on every possible culture, you can become more culturally competent and feel more confident in your ability to counsel any client from any culture. Beyond ethnicity, you will also explore issues of age, gender, sexuality, religion, acculturation, and social justice, as well as opportunities to strengthen the therapist’s own cultural self-awareness. Join Lambers Fisher, MS, LMFT, MDIV, for this adventure into the world of cultural competency. Take away immediately applicable and practical strategies to: • Improve assessment • Avoid ethical dilemmas • Overcome fears • Reduce unintentional cultural offense • Build significant therapeutic rapport • Help clients of any cultural background make meaningful change in their lives Objectives: • Implement the DSM-5 criteria and cultural formulation interview to accurately assess for cultural influences as it relates to diagnosis. • Recognize biases to improve clinical strategies, rapport, and engagement with a variety of clients. • Develop a deep understanding of the impact of varying cultural group experiences to enhance empathy in session. • Establish ethical standards for a culturally competent practice related therapeutic authority and self disclosure. • Utilize clinical strategies to address unintentional cultural offenses towards clients to increase treatment effectiveness. • Apply skills to overcome cultural barriers such as language, religion and different belief systems to improve session outcomes.
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain: Evidence-Based Techniques to Move People from Hurt to Hope - Edison
Jun 20, 2019 | USD $229.99 | Edison, New Jersey
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain: Evidence-Based Techniques to Move People from Hurt to Hope is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jun 20, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Edison, Edison, New Jersey, United States of America. Target Audience • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Addiction Counselors • Occupational Therapists • Psychotherapists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Case Managers • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Other Helping Professionals Course Description: We are in the midst of a nationwide push to treat chronic pain and address ours out of control opioid prescribing. At least 1/3 of the people we treat are dealing with this condition, yet most of us are ill-prepared to address this with skill and expertise. The CDC recently published recommendations for the treatment of chronic pain, specifically highlighting behavioral treatment as an approach that should be tried before opioids are prescribed. We are witnessing a devastating public health crisis that is ruining individual’s lives, tearing up families, and ripping through communities. We need to arm ourselves with the skills needed to offer our clients evidence-based behavioral interventions that will help them live healthy and productive lives. Come to this interactive and cutting-edge training and learn creative tools and techniques to transform your practice. Learn powerful mindfulness interventions and motivational interviewing techniques to move your clients towards behavior change. Master the four pain-changing CBT tools. You will leave with the skills and confidence to provide practical and life-changing help to help people move out of chronic pain and into active, healthy, and meaningful lives. Course Objectives: • Describe how the emotional aspect of client’s pain can be more problematic than the physical aspect. • Specify the differences in risks of opioid medications use in men, women and the elderly and the related treatment implications. • Assess the psychological, physical, social, and behavioral factors that contribute to chronic pain and articulate their treatment implications. • Implement motivational interviewing techniques to motivate clients towards behavior change that reduce the symptoms of chronic pain. • Summarize the CDC recommendations for the treatment of chronic pain and communicate how that impacts clinical treatment. • Utilize mindfulness-based strategies to decrease symptoms of chronic pain in clients. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 26, 2019 | USD $229.99 | Edison, New Jersey
Chronic Anxiety: Powerful Treatment Methods to Break the Anxiety Cycle is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jun 26, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Edison, Edison, New Jersey, United States of America. Target Audience • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Nurses • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapist Assistants • Marriage & Family Therapists • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Chronic anxiety disorders all involve a “threat” that doesn’t occur. Panic attacks don’t kill, obsessive doubts about the stove don’t cause fires, social anxiety doesn’t lead to disgrace and isolation, worry doesn’t lead to insanity. The feared outcomes recede into the future the way an optical illusion recedes into the horizon. Why are anxiety disorders so powerfully chronic? It’s because chronically anxious clients get tricked by their own efforts to avoid, distract from, and protect against the perceived dangers. When the dangers don’t come to pass, they believe they had a narrow escape from a terrible calamity, and feel more vulnerable going forward rather than less. They become increasingly afraid of more and more improbable events. What we call the “anxiety disorders” could be more accurately termed “the disorders of excessive self-protection”, because that’s how they function! How can you help them recover? By teaching them how to disengage from the self-protective behaviors that trick them. Attend this workshop and learn how to help your anxious clients find the evidence of this in their own lives, so you can help them approach and accept, rather than avoid and resist, the experience of anxiety. This workshop will teach you to empower your anxious clients to see themselves as good, capable people who have been fooled by anxiety, rather than defective people who need protection. Discover how to motivate your clients to seek out, rather than avoid, the corrective experiences they need for recovery. Take home effective strategies from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Paradoxical Therapy, Metacognitive Therapy, and traditional CBT to help your clients rediscover the hopes and dreams they had for life before they were derailed by their struggle against anxiety. You, and your clients, will be glad you did! Objectives: • Communicate how anxiety can impede clients’ ability to engage in treatment and utilize clinical strategies to alleviate this issue. • Analyze the efficacy of various anxiety treatment approaches, including CBT, ACT, Metacognitive Therapy and paradoxical methods. • Implement clinical techniques to address clients’ thoughts, feelings and behavior that underlie anxiety, including shame, blame and excessive self-protection. • Teach a simple breathing technique that both decreases acute anxiety symptoms and serves as a metaphor for management of future anxiety. • Apply simple yet effective clinical interventions in sessions to help clients acquire a new perspective of chronic anxiety and a more adaptive approach to managing symptoms. • Utilize specific behavioral interventions to decrease symptoms of Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and Specific Phobias. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.