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Dec 19, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Chattanooga, Tennessee
Suicide & Self-Harm: Stopping the Pain is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 19, 2019 at Marriott Chattanooga at the Convention Center, Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America. This CE Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Teachers • School Administrators • Marriage & Family Therapists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Using case studies taken from his 45-year career as a suicidologist and the DSM-5®’s expanded and comprehensive approach to suicide and self-mutilation – Jack Klott will bring to life the ideas, theories and concepts presented in this engaging one-of-a-kind workshop. After examining the goals of suicide and the goals that the self-mutilator desires to achieve, you will delve into treatment strategies that will help guide your client to achieve those goals with other, less damaging strategies. You will learn which personality types are most vulnerable to acts of suicide and self-mutilation, as well as the essential link between these behaviors and addiction disorders. Most importantly, your attention will be focused on the treatment relationship and the key to hope for both the suicidal and the self-harm clients. Course Objectives: • Implement a risk assessment strategy that helps clinicians determine which clients present the highest risk for suicide and self-harm. • the concept of suicide “contracts” and communicate their impacts on clients, clinicians, and clinical vigilance. • Explain how intent differentiates self-mutilation from suicide attempts and accurately identify the one form of self-mutilation that is a warning sign for potential suicide completion. • Implement techniques for effectively intervening in crisis situations and develop a strategy for determining when and how to hospitalize clients. • Articulate the role of addictions in the suicidal and self-mutilating population and employ a multi-faceted therapeutic approach that ensures client safety and addresses treatment of the addiction. • Determine the purpose behind self-injuring behavior and communicate how alternative coping strategies can be introduced in therapy to help clients manage triggering situations without self-harm.
Mar 28 - 29, 2020 | USD $575 | Chattanooga, Tennessee
The Basics of Sacroiliac Mobilization is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Mar 28 - 29, 2020 at Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America. Course Description: The greatest strength of this class is its ability to simplify a seemingly complex region of the body and give the clinician a set of tools to use with confidence on Monday morning. This class is evidence based and demonstrates both theoretically and with specific case examples how the pelvis contributes to low back pain in patients. A unique aspect of this course is how it clarifies often ambiguous treatments with the pelvis; giving both new and seasoned clinicians a more comprehensive way of treating the pelvis. As with all of our manual therapy courses, this seminar will follow a progression of principles and reinforce them throughout the 16 hours, is at least 75% hands-on lab, and will give the clinician hands-on skills they use immediately upon their return to the clinical setting. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Independently discuss rationale for sacroiliac mobilization. • Independently and correctly perform a sacroiliac evaluation to determine dysfunction. • Correctly perform multiple movement dysfunction tests to ascertain the side of dysfunction • Correctly palpate the landmarks of the pelvis to ascertain the type of dysfunction present in the pelvic girdle • Demonstrate the ability to follow the correct order of treatment in the pelvis to best correct dysfunction • Demonstrate correct application of specific mobilizations Topics Covered: • Review of pertinent anatomy • Introduction and review of biomechanics of the sacroiliac joint and how it will be assessed • Palpation of bony structures this will be reviewed throughout the course • Diagnostic testing static and motion assessment • Treatment of pubic dysfunction • Treatment of iliosacral dysfunction flares, rotations & slips • Treatment of sacroilial dysfunction sacrum • Review of each assessment and treatment technique • Application to specific clinical situations Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.