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Idaho State University Department of Counseling has been approved by National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 3010. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Idaho State University Department of Counseling is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. CEs for Licensed Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Teachers, Psychologists, and other Mental Health Professionals. 

Please note: Clinicians are responsible for ensuring the CEs we provide fit the continuing education requirements of their particular licensing board.

 

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OCTOBER 23, 2020 - LIVE WEBINAR

Neurobiologically-Informed Complex Trauma Treatment Across the Lifespan

Franc Hudspeth, Ph.D.

3 CONTACT HOURS

Workshop Description:

Complex or developmental trauma can be overt or covert and are typically ongoing/repetitive. As such complex/developmental trauma should be addressed, in stages, with neurobiologically-informed, developmentally appropriate models that include: (a) building on the safety and security of caregivers and community, (b) being developmentally sensitive, and (c) addressing affective-behavioral dysregulation.

Learning Objectives:

1. Conceptualize what is meant by neurobiologically-­informed treatment

2. Describe the characteristics of complex and/or developmental trauma and be able to identify the neurobiological changes, in children, adolescent, and adults, associated with complex trauma

3. Discuss the components of evidence-based treatments that are neurobiologically-informed & developmentally appropriate and incorporate aspects of these treatments into your practice with children, adolescents, and adults

Registration Fee: $60

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 11:00am-2:00pm (Mountain Time) 12pm-3pm (Central Time)

Location: Live Webinar using Zoom video conferencing platform (more on Zoom in the General Information)

 

November

NOVEMBER 6, 2020 - POCATELLO - (Workshop Canceled)

Advanced Treatment Strategies for Working with Clients with Substance Use Disorders

Chad Yates, Ph.D., LPC, Seneka Arrington, M.S., Amirah Nelson, MA, CAGS

3 CONTACT HOURS

Workshop Description:

This presentation will explore treatment strategies to use when working with clients who have substance use disorders (SUDs). The presentation will explore skills that can be used by non-substance abuse counselors and substance abuse counselors alike. Topics covered include the assessment of SUDs within clients, motivational enhancement strategies, relapse avoidance strategies, and community resources that promote recovery. Attendees will participate in a discussion about the topics above and live role-plays to cement skill usage. In addition, participants will gain access to screening instruments, psychoeducation materials, and videos to utilize within their practice.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Attendees will learn effective counseling skills that can be utilized.
  2. Attendees will learn about resources and strategies to promote recovery.
  3. Attendees will learn about implications and cultural considerations.

Registration Fee: $60

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 9:00am-12:00pm

Location: ISU, 1400 E. Terry Street, Pocatello, ID, Garrison Hall, Building 63, Room 726

 

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