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Clinical Action for Dementia, TBI, Concussion, Stroke and Other Cognitive Declines: Assessment and Treatment Techniques for Cognitive Rehabilitation and Neuroplasticity (Nov 21, 2019)
Nov 21, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | Poughkeepsie, New York
Clinical Action for Dementia, TBI, Concussion, Stroke and Other Cognitive Declines: Assessment and Treatment Techniques for Cognitive Rehabilitation and Neuroplasticity is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Nov 21, 2019 at Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, Poughkeepsie, New York, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Neuropsychologists • Occupational Therapists • Physical Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Nurses • Nursing Home Administrators • Assisted Living Facility Administrators • Long Term/Acute Care Professionals • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists Conference Description: The treatment landscape for dementia and brain related cognitive interventions is rapidly changing, making it difficult to stay abreast of treatments that work and those that have been over-hyped. With the popular understanding of brain plasticity increasing while concussion-related conditions are gaining wealth of media focus, patients are looking to you to help them separate fact from fiction about brain health and rehabilitation. Using the latest science, Dr. All will teach you practical interventions to best help your clients build and maintain cognitive skills and functional independence. You will leave the day with a comprehensive toolbox of evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation interventions and the skills you need to match them to the cognitive domains for which they are most effective. Drawing on over 15 years of clinical experience, Dr. All will teach you techniques and interventions to effectively: • Assess for cognitive decline and accurately interpret complicated assessment reports • Determine when to refer out to a specialist for more detailed assessment • Put the recommendations of a neuropsychological report into action • Create actionable treatment plans to immediately start helping your clients • Expand working memory and enhance attention, generalizing to real-world functioning • Improve memory encoding, consolidation, and retrieval to improve client independence • Expand executive functions including planning and problem solving to promote flexible thinking • Improve visuospatial function and language to enhance client independence and social functioning Walk away with practical and useful techniques that can be implemented immediately within your practice. Sign up today and start feeling confident in delivering the rehabilitation interventions your clients facing cognitive decline so desperately need! Conference Objectives are: • Evaluate the usefulness of cognitive screeners such as the MOCA and SLUMS versus when to refer out to a qualified neuropsychologist for a comprehensive neurocognitive assessment. • Design treatment interventions based on realistic treatment goals and the evidence supporting compensatory vs. restorative strategies and determine the difference between cognitive stimulation, cognitive training and cognitive rehabilitation. • Determine the impact of client anxiety and false beliefs to inform the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions and clinical outcomes. • Utilize motivational interviewing techniques and appropriate selection of rehabilitation interventions to improve client engagement. • Utilize specific interventions to enhance attention, memory, visuospatial, language and executive skill functioning to improve client level of functioning. • Implement treatment interventions to improve holistic brain health in clinical settings. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Borderline, Narcissistic, Antisocial and Histrionic Personality Disorders: Effective Treatments for Challenging Clients (Dec 04, 2019)
Dec 04, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | Poughkeepsie, New York
Borderline, Narcissistic, Antisocial and Histrionic Personality Disorders: Effective Treatments for Challenging Clients is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 04, 2019 at Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, Poughkeepsie, New York, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 continuing education credits. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Marriage and Family Therapists • Case Managers • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Conference Description: Join Dr. William Elliott as he delivers an intensive workshop and seminar designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to identify and treat your most difficult personality disordered clients. Better understand your clients with Antisocial, Narcissist, Histrionic and Borderline Personality Disorder and make a breakthrough in clinical treatment. • Manage the manipulative and possibly violent Antisocial Personality Disorder in-session. • Overcome the Narcissistic Personality Disorder trait of perfectionism and combat their need to overpower you as the therapist. • Better understand your clients diagnosed with Histrionic Personality Disorder whose intense emotions and need for attention will test your patience and compassion. • Help the Borderline Personality Disorder client deal with their explosive emotions, self-harm tendencies and cravings for chaos. Case studies and video examples will be used to illustrate client symptom presentation, treatment, and management of each Cluster B client type. You will explore various modalities that are effective with antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic, and borderline personality disorders, such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioral, Interpersonal, and Dialectical therapies. Each of these theories will be explored to provide you with solid and useable skills to include in your daily practice. Conference Objectives are: • Determine how the changes with the DSM-5® impacts diagnosis and treatment of the Cluster B Personality Disorder. • Identify and diagnose clients with antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic and Borderline Personality Disorders to effectively inform your choice of treatment interventions. • Utilize case studies to differentiate symptom overlap, effective treatment and emotional management of each Cluster B Personality Disorders client type. • Manage the manipulative and potentially violent behaviors with your clients diagnosed with Antisocial Personality Disorder in session to make therapeutic progress. • Implement CBT techniques to clarify behaviors, values and goals with clients diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. • Incorporate techniques to decrease explosive emotions, self-harm tendencies and cravings for chaos for clients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. • Utilize MI and DBT techniques with clients diagnosed with Histrionic Personality Disorder to help manage cognition and improve emotional regulation.
Jan 14, 2020 | Contact Hours 7.50 | USD $249.99 | Poughkeepsie, New York
Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 14, 202 at Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, Poughkeepsie, New York, United States of America. This CE Course has been approved for a maximum of 7.5 contact hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychotherapists • Psychologists • Social Workers • Nurse Practitioners • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Pharmacists • School Psychologists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Most clients with DSM-5® diagnoses are being treated with a combination of psychological and pharmacological treatments. Newer drugs are being developed to treat mental disorders based on a better understanding of neurobiological contributions to mental disorders and the latest pharmacological research. To provide appropriate services, you are expected to have a thorough understanding of these common and complex issues. As a mental health professional, keeping up-to-date is essential. This seminar will update and increase your knowledge of: • Neurobiological underpinnings of major DSM-5® diagnoses • Effects and side effects of drugs used to treat these diagnoses • Responsibilities of the non-prescribing therapist to clients taking psychiatric medication Specifics of the pharmacological treatment and drugs of choice for Depressive, Bipolar, Schizophrenia Spectrum, Anxiety, OCD, Sleep-Wake, ADHD and Neurocognitive disorders will be presented. Unique to this seminar is information on the common types of psychotherapeutic drugs and other drugs that are abused, and methods for prevention and early detection. Throughout the day, representative case studies will generate discussion and examination of the latest drug treatment for DSM-5® disorders. You will leave this seminar with knowledge and confidence regarding effective and safe application of pharmacological drugs. Course Objectives: • Explain the neurotransmitter systems and neuroanatomy underlying the biological basis for mental disorders and pharmacotherapy. • Define the role of mental health professionals who treat clients receiving both psychotherapeutic medications and psychotherapy. • Describe the major classes of drugs used to treat mental disorders and which mental disorders are appropriately treated with each class of drugs. • Compare the effects and side effects of various psychotropic medications, including antipsychotics, antidepressants, benzodiazepines and anticonvulsants. • Discuss the abuse liability of drugs used in the treatment of anxiety, insomnia, pain and ADHD. • Describe methods for prevention and early identification of prescription drug abuse among clients.