Upcoming Medical Conferences in YoungstownSearch Criteria : United States of America Youngstown
May 22, 2019 | USD $229.99 | Youngstown, Ohio
Personality Disorders: The Challenges of the Hidden Agenda is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on May 22, 2019 at Holiday Inn Youngstown-South (Boardman), Youngstown, Ohio, United States of America. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: The client whose problems meet the DSM-5® criteria for a Personality Disorder can be the most difficult client in your caseload to treat. They may require more time in therapy, more energy and involvement on your part, experience a greater number of life crises, and create more upset with their family, work, and social systems than virtually any other diagnostic group. Often being “sent” for therapy rather than choosing therapy, their motivation for change may be limited and their personality disorder is likely-co-morbid with other exacerbating disorders. Join Gregory W. Lester, PhD, and take home an integrated approach for working with these challenging clients. Take home: • Evidence-based skills for successful treatment • Techniques to assess and treat comorbid personality • A framework for treatment planning • Skills to assist the client toward greater coping and adaptation Objectives: • Categorize the essential characteristics of each of the personality disorders in DSM-5® for clinical assessment. • Determine the “hidden agendas” of each of the personality disorders as they relate to case conceptualization. • Describe how transference and countertransference can affect clinical management and treatment outcomes. • Explain the boundary violation traps inherent in each of the personality disorder relationships as it relates to clinical treatment. • Utilize tools to assess treatability and prognosis early on in the therapy. • Evaluate the efficacy of various treatment methods for personality disorders including DBT and CBT. • Manage client’s suicidality, self-injurious behavior and violence with clinical strategies. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches For the Most Challenging Behaviors - Youngstown
Jun 12, 2019 | USD $229.99 | Youngstown, Ohio
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches For the Most Challenging Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jun 12, 2019 at Holiday Inn Youngstown-South (Boardman), Youngstown, Ohio, United States of America. 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 Course Description: Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger's, anxiety, mood and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical and parenting challenges. Attend this seminar and learn new, effective non-medication strategies for your clients' 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. Scott Walls 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 & 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. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 24, 2019 | USD $229.99 | Youngstown, Ohio
Psychopharmacology: What You Need to Know Today about Psychiatric Medications is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jul 24, 2019 at Holiday Inn Youngstown-South (Boardman), Youngstown, Ohio, United States of America. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Addiction Counselors • Pharmacists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Mental Health & HealthCare Professionals Course Description: Most Up-To-Date Psychotropic Medication Info Demands on mental health professionals to expand their knowledge of psychotropic meds are like never before…not only do you need to be on top of the latest developments and what is on the horizon, but you also have to take that information, and use it most effectively for your client. • Improve clients’ understanding of their mental illness, and how medication aids recovery • Identifying treatment concerns with inappropriate, inadequate doses of medication • Tools to help clients manage unpleasant side effects • Strategies to improve client adherence to medications • Depression, bipolar, anxiety, schizophrenia, ADHD -- the latest trends in medication management Objectives: • Articulate the clinical uses of the five major psychotropic medication classes – antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anti-anxiety agents, antipsychotics and psychostimulants –including their efficacy and their common side effects. • Communicate the potential benefits and risks of using psychotropic medication to treat a wide array of conditions. • Explore psychotropic medication treatment options for clients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. • Analyze the actions, therapeutic uses, and side effects of antidepressants in adults and children. • Implement effective methods for collaborating with clients, families and prescribers in order to build a comprehensive treatment plan. • Explore specific ethical issues and their resolve to the everyday practice of clinical psychopharmacology. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.