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Abuse: An Overview
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Abuse, in its simplest form, is the maltreatment of something or someone. For the purposes of this course, we will focus on the abuse of other people. Abuse implies intention, maltreatment and the violation of the rights of an individual by another. Abuse is often thought of within families, but it is also includes work relationships and friendships. This course will provide an overview of... more

Adolescents with Substance Related Disorders
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

It is believed that 70% of adolescents have tried alcohol and 50% will have tried an illegal drug by their senior year of high school. In this same period of time, 40% of adolescents will have smoked a cigarette and 20% will have taken prescription pills for the purpose of getting high (NIDA, 2014). As a result of the number of adolescents who are engaging in substance use, over one million... more

Anxiety Disorders: An Introduction
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress that arises in life that everyone has experienced. Anxiety alerts us when something is dangerous and can help prepare us to respond to situations. While similar to fear, anxiety is different in that it is focused on the anticipation of a threat at some point in the future and might be quite general in its nature. Sometimes, anxiety can become so... more

Anxiety in Children and Adolescents
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Anxiety disorders impact more than twenty-five million people in the U.S., and these disorders are the most common mental health diagnoses given to children and adolescents. Anxiety disorders are often identified by common symptoms that may include the overwhelming feeling of panic and fear, obsessive thoughts, and recurring nightmares. In both children and adolescents, anxiety disorders often... more

Autism Spectrum Disorder
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a group of developmental disorders characterized by ongoing social problems, repetitive behaviors, and symptoms that appear early in childhood and impact functioning socially. Individuals identified with an Autism spectrum disorder may be mildly impaired or severely disabled. This course will provide an overview of Autism spectrum disorder and... more

Behavior Management Techniques
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

As a result of trauma experienced within their biological families, children in foster care have often been found to demonstrate sexual, aggressive, abusive, and inappropriate behaviors. Other challenging behaviors commonly seen with foster children include lying, stealing, anger, running away, efforts to self-harm, sleep problems, and bed wetting. The challenging behaviors exhibited as a... more

Behavioral Health Advance Directives
CE Hours : 1.25 | Course Hours: 1.25
$20.00

When individuals living with mental illness face a crisis like a hospitalization, managing a crisis can be extremely challenging, especially when there are no plans in place. Behavioral health advanced directives should be developed and implemented to assist individuals during a time of crisis. This course will introduce you to behavioral health advance directives for individuals living with a... more

Borderline Personality Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Borderline personality disorder is characterized by difficulties in regulating emotions. This inability to regulate emotions can lead to impulsivity, outbursts, conflict in relationships, and even psychotic behaviors. Borderline personality disorder also often co-occurs with other mental disorders, increasing the treatment complexity. This course will discuss symptoms, diagnosis, and current... more

Case Management: An Overview
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Case management has become standard practice and an essential component in providing support to clients throughout health and human services. The case manager is tasked with helping clients minimize their stay in hospitals and to locate services in their communities in order to receive treatment as well as support. Case managers are a support to clinical staff and a advocate for clients. This... more

Child Abuse and Neglect
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

This course will provide an overview of child abuse including recognition of abuse, reporting, and how abuse affects our society as a whole. Although this is an issue that takes place globally, this course will focus solely on child abuse in the United States. Specifically, this course will identify the different types of abuse that can happen to children including physical, psychological,... more

Client-Patient Rights
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

In this day and age with all the things that can happen to a person and all of their information, client and patient rights are important to know and understand. Client-patient rights have changed from when they first became a part of medical and research programs to what we know now. While rights vary from state to state and county to county, the rights of patients and clients are a very... more

Client/Patient Grievances
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

While there are a number of reasons for individuals to experience poor outcomes in treatment, there are occasions when the failure to complete part or all of treatment results from something done by the professionals overseeing treatment and not the client. When the client is not responsible for a treatment failure, they may view that as a grievance against their provider. Grievances are... more

Co-Occurring Disorders: Treatment Integration
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Over half of the individuals with mental health disorders also deal with substance related issues. In many cases, the combination of dug or alcohol use and mental health disorders is attributed to self-medicating behaviors. Specifically, drugs and alcohol can be in the form of self-medication, where individuals with an untreated mental illness like anxiety or depression have their symptoms... more

Conflict of Interest
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

One of the central concepts of mental health, health care, social work, and substance abuse treatment is the therapeutic relationship. The therapeutic relationship provides the basis for successful treatment, and it is guided by the ethical guidelines identified in each specialty of behavioral health. Therapeutic boundaries and conflicts of interest typically arise together during treatment,... more

Crisis Intervention
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Crisis intervention is a currently evolving field as we face an increase of workplace violence and aggression as well as societal changes. Professionals working with people on a regular basis will experience conflict at some point. For those working in medical or behavioral health settings, it is also likely that a crisis on a small or potentially larger scale will be experienced at some point... more

Customer Service in Behavioral Health
Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Excellent customer service is one of the most important things in providing quality health care and can make a significant difference for service providers as well as their clients, patients, and consumers. This course provides an introduction to customer service in the behavioral healthcare setting and how to identify the difference between mediocre and exceptional customer service.

Depression in Children and Adolescents
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Depression is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders found in children and it can have a devastating impact on child and adolescent academic and social functioning. Childhood depression has been linked to abuse and neglect, as well as traumatic experiences such as bullying, teasing, social isolation, racial discrimination, and poverty. Untreated depression in children can lead to... more

Dissociative Identity Disorder
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

This course is designed to present an overall view of dissociative identity disorder, formerly called Multiple Personality Disorder.  Most people have experienced some type of mild dissociation, such as daydreaming or losing themselves in a project.  However, Dissociative Identity Disorder is thought to stem from trauma experienced by the person with the disorder.  The dissociative aspect is... more

DSM-5: Anxiety and OCD Disorders
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Both Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders can be diagnosed in childhood or adulthood. There are many different types of anxiety disorders, depending on the type of object or situation that provokes the excessive or inappropriate response. Like Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders can also have a pervasive negative impact on the quality of life. While we have all... more

DSM-5: Depressive Disorders
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

An entire chapter in the DSM-5 is devoted to depressive disorders. Depressive disorders are among the most frequently diagnosed mental disorders that clinicians are likely to encounter in their practice. However, not only the underlying causes and presenting symptoms but the duration and pervasiveness of the illness and degree of impairment vary greatly. All depressive disorders are... more

DSM-5: Feeding and Eating Disorders
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

The decision of the DSM-5 manual authors to present the chapter on Feeding and Eating Disorders immediately following Somatic Symptoms Disorders makes sense since both categories of disorders are predominantly manifested by symptoms that are not just behavioral but physiological. Feeding and eating disorders entail a persistent disturbance in behavior associated with eating, resulting in the... more

DSM-5: Introduction and Historical Overview 
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

This course provides a basic but comprehensive overview of one of the American Psychiatric Association’s major publications, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Although previous editions of the manual will be referred to briefly in the discussion as background material, the focus will be on the latest revised version. This is the edition published in May,... more

DSM-5: Neurocognitive Disorders
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

The chapter in DSM-5 immediately following Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders is devoted to a group of mental conditions categorized as neurocognitive disorders (NCDs). These illnesses were classified as “Dementia, Delirium, Amnestic, and Other Cognitive Disorders” in DSM-IV. The common underlying feature in all of these diagnoses is a clinical deficit in cognitive... more

DSM-5: Neurodevelopmental and Impulse Control Disorders
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Both Neurodevelopmental and Impulse-Control disorders are likely to be diagnosed during childhood. The symptoms of these categories of disorders vary greatly, but both categories contain diagnoses where significant and often severe impairment occurs in both home and school life. Together, these chapters contain the most common disorders seen in children and adolescents. This course discusses... more

DSM-5: Paraphilic Disorders and Other Disorders of Clinical Attention
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Paraphilia refers to intense and persistent sexual interests that fall outside the realm of what is considered phenotypically normal. In addition to clinical disorders in DSM-5, there are also several small sections devoted to other disorders and considerations for diagnosis. Those will be included in this course. This course, then, will include an overview of disorders that warrant... more

DSM-5: Personality Disorders
CE Hours : 2 | Course Hours: 2
$20.00

Our personality is who we are and how we present ourselves to the world. Personality disorders are considered traits that create a pattern of interacting that leads to distress or impairment. This course will discuss the types of personality disorders recognized in the DSM-5, diagnostic criteria and symptoms, and what is known about the prognosis and course of each disorder. 

DSM-5: Schizophrenia and Bipolar Related Disorders
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

An entire chapter of DSM-5 is devoted to Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders. These disorders cover a wide range of symptoms and degrees of severity. However, a defining characteristic of all of them is the presence of one or more of the following symptoms: delusions, hallucinations, and disorganized thinking. Another large group of disorders addressed in a separate chapter in... more

DSM-5: Sexual Dysfunction and Gender Dysphoria
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

These two chapters address a diverse group of mental disorders. Sexual dysfunctions are characterized by a clinically significant disturbance in the individual’s ability to respond sexually or experience sexual pleasure. The chapter that follows addresses gender dysphoria, which includes clinical problems created by the lack of congruence that occurs in some people between the gender... more

DSM-5: Sleep-Wake Disorders
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Sleep-wake disorders are grouped together in a chapter of mental disorders in DSM-5. Appropriate treatment methods vary depending on the nature and severity of the condition, but in some instances, follow up with a sleep specialist is advisable. Sleep disorders are often accompanied by other symptoms of mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, and cognitive changes. In addition,... more

DSM-5: Somatic and Elimination Disorders
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

These two chapters in the DSM-5 may have little in common in terms of symptoms, but they are both chapters that include disorders that impact a broad cross-section of the population and include physical symptoms manifesting cognitive and emotional distress. Somatic Symptom Disorder and the other related disorders that are grouped together all focus on disorders that manifest through somatic... more

DSM-5: Substance Use Disorders
CE Hours : 4 | Course Hours: 4
$20.00

The DSM-5 chapter immediately following Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders is a very extensive chapter on Substance Related and Addictive Disorders. The substance-related and addictive disorders are in some respects very similar to the disruptive, impulse-control, and conduct disorders because, like the latter, they are characterized by a tendency to act impulsively without... more

DSM-5: Trauma, Stressor-Related, and Dissociative Disorders
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

These disorders are separated into two chapters in DSM-5. One covers Trauma and Stressor-Related disorders while the chapter that follows it addresses dissociative disorders. All of these disorders share some common characteristics in trauma experienced or witnessed at some point in one’s life that results in the presenting symptoms and disorder. This course will discuss the... more

Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Adolescence is a period of growth and discovery as well as rapid physical and psychological changes. As young men and women undergo the physical and psychological changes of adolescence, many experience confusion and dissatisfaction with their bodies. Although the majority of individuals who experience body dissatisfaction eventually accept, if not embrace, their appearance, extreme cases of... more

End of Life Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Terminal illness can present a myriad of needs that have to be addressed in order to ensure that the person approaching end of life receives the best care to ensure the best quality of life in their remaining days. The needs of the terminally ill range from the immediate and physical, such as the management of pain and suffering, to psychological in order to address feelings of fear, anger,... more

Ethics in Behavioral Health: An Overview
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Ethics are the standards of behavior that we hold as individuals and groups, telling us how we should act in life both personally and professionally. They are our value system in practice. In our professional lives, ethics define what it means to be a good professional in one’s chosen field. Within behavioral health professions, there are numerous ethical codes... more

Family Therapy for Substance Related Disorders
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

With both high drop out and relapse rates, substance abuse treatment continues to be difficult for the millions of people facing addiction. In order to address these addiction treatment challenges, more effective treatment methods are needed. Family therapy is seen as critical for the successful treatment of alcoholism and chemical dependence. This course on family therapy and substance-... more

Geriatric Care Management
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

As our lifespan has increased, our health care needs will continue to increase. Demands for more healthcare professionals with increased training in geriatric needs will also continue to increase in the years ahead. Healthcare professionals should be prepared to meet the challenges and issues of an aging patient population. Creating and implementing geriatric goals and care plans help elderly... more

Intervening in a Crisis
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

An increasing number of youth are experiencing crises which affect their functioning in their homes, their schools, and their communities. A crisis can affect anyone and many types of crises (like natural disasters, divorce, etc.) are universal. There are, however, specific effects of crises on children and adolescents. In particular, children and adolescents have been found to exhibit a... more

Marijuana Use
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Known for creating feelings of euphoria, relaxation, as well as pain relief, marijuana has always been popular for both recreational and medical purposes. Marijuana is widely believed to be the most popular and accessible drug in the United States, with 48 percent of adults acknowledging that they tried it at least once. The legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington, as... more

Motivational Interviewing
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

While Motivational Interviewing (MI) was originally developed to help substance abusers, it has been found to be helpful in several other ways. Not only when helping with mental health treatment but behavioral health and corporate settings as well. It is a client-centered counseling style and focuses on helping clients change behaviors. Training of Human Service personnel, counselors, and... more

Oppositional Defiant Disorder
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

It is normal for children and adolescents to occasionally argue with their parents and defy authority, particularly when they are tired, hungry, or upset. Boundary testing is also seen as a normal part of adolescent development; however, there are cases where challenges to adult authority goes beyond what is considered to be normal. When children and adolescents regularly express anger and... more

Pain Screening
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Pain is one of the most pervasive medical conditions in today’s society. Living with pain affects people physically and mentally, causing deterioration in their overall wellbeing. Pain screening is considered to be an essential component of creating a comprehensive treatment plan and educating individuals to understand that pain is not a necessary part of daily life and what methods... more

Pain Screening (Detección del Dolor)
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

El dolor es una de las condiciones médicas más generalizadas en la sociedad actual. Vivir con dolor afecta a las personas física y mentalmente, causando un deterioro en su bienestar general. Las pruebas de detección del dolor son esenciales para explorar el grado de dolor que experimenta una persona y para conocer el historial de dolor del paciente. Este curso discutirá la importancia de la... more

Palliative Care : An Introduction
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Since the 1980's, palliative care programs have become more available in the United States. All healthcare providers benefit from a clear understanding of palliative care in order to assist their patients in their overall treatment and care needs. This course will introduce you to palliative care and what it means to healthcare professionals and patients as well as how to know when and how to... more

Patient Wellness
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Wellness is a philosophy that establishes a lifestyle to help people become more satisfied, productive, and happy through making conscious choices in order to live a more satisfying lifestyle. The healthy habits cultivated within the wellness philosophy helps individuals avoid self-destructive behaviors such as substance abuse, toxic relationships, and environments; while encouraging healthy... more

Person-Centered Planning
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Person-centered planning is an approach to treatment that began in clinical work with individuals with disabilities and has expanded to be used in a variety of populations. In general, person-centered planning is a collection of planning styles with a set of shared principles that focus on the unique needs and personality of the individual. This overview will include information about the... more

Person-Centered Planning (La Planificación Centrada En La Persona)
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

La Planificación Centrada en la Persona es un enfoque del tratamiento que comenzó en el trabajo clínico con personas con discapacidades y se ha expandido para ser utilizado en una variedad de poblaciones. En general, una planificación centrada en la persona, es una colección de estilos de planificaciones con un conjunto de principios compartidos que se centran en las necesidades especiales y... more

Proper Documentation in Behavioral Health
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Although it receives less focus than service provision and the professional-client relationship, proper documentation is an essential part of successful outcomes in behavioral health. Documentation has been identified as a fundamental and critical skill needed to communicate patient needs and responses to treatment. Documentation also allows behavioral health professionals the opportunity to... more

PTSD: A Practical Overview
CE Hours : 0.5 | Course Hours: 0.5
$20.00

This course is designed to present an overall picture of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder. Terminology and related concepts are discussed using real-world scenarios and case studies. The categories of symptoms are described as well as their potential impact on a victim’s life. This course provides practical guidelines for identifying symptoms and initial steps for methods of... more

PTSD: An Overview (Una Descripción General Del TEPT)
CE Hours : .5 | Course Hours: .5
$20.00

El Trastorno por Estrés Postraumático puede presentarse tanto en niños como en adultos y es una respuesta a la exposición de al menos un evento traumático. El impacto del TEPT en la vida de las personas puede variar debido a múltiples factores y a la complejidad del trauma que lo precipita. En este curso se explicará la terminología y los conceptos relacionados con el TEPT a través de estudios... more

Reactive Attachment Disorder
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

When young children have a negative and chaotic relationship with their caregivers, they have a risk for developing an attachment disorder. One of the most severe types of attachment disorders seen in children who have experienced abuse and neglect is reactive attachment disorder, which has resulted in general behavioral problems, social problems, and mental health problems in children.... more

Restrictive Practices: Seclusion and Restraints
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

The need for restrictive practices as a response to violent behavior remains one of the most controversial approaches to patient care in hospitals, mental health facilities, and schools.  Although the practice continues to be used in emergency situations to prevent injury to patients and staff, there is increased focus on eliminating the need for restraints and seclusions.  De-escalation... more

Schizophrenia
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

This course will focus on an overview of Schizophrenia as a disorder as well as its causes and treatment. Schizophrenia affects a person’s perceptions of the world, interactions with others, and thinking. Individuals with schizophrenia lose touch with reality and therefore have significant challenges negotiating daily activities.  Schizophrenia is a chronic brain disorder; with the... more

Self-Harming Behaviors in Children and Adolescents
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Deliberate self-harm is an important public health concern impacting children and adolescents. Although once considered rare, an increasing number of children and adolescents engage in deliberate self-harm or self-mutilating behaviors, including hitting, cutting, burning, hair-pulling, skin picking, and other behaviors intended to create injury. While self-harming behaviors are frightening to... more

Sexualized Behavior in Children
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Childhood sexual abuse has multiple negative impacts across the lifespan. In the U.S. alone, an estimated one out of three females and one out of five males will be sexually victimized before they turn 18 years old. Prior sexual abuse can often manifest through sexualized behaviors and mental health disorders in children and adolescents. Children who have been sexually or physically abused... more

Stages of Change
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Behavioral health clinicians use the stages of change model to assess the willingness of clients to change maladaptive behaviors. This model is based on the understanding that change is a process and that individuals have to be willing to change in order to effectively engage in treatment.  Incorporating the stages of change model is important to determine the most effective treatment... more

Substance Related Disorders and Anxiety EBP
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Substance use is believed to be particularly high among individuals who suffer from anxiety disorders, which is attributed to a belief that drug and alcohol use reduces anxiety and tension. Furthermore, there is a belief that a reciprocal, causal relationship exists between anxiety and substance abuse over time due to the positive relationship between anxiety disorders and alcohol dependence.... more

Suicide Prevention
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Over the past decade, the number of suicides has risen as more individuals report suicidal thoughts and risk factors continue to increase. With the increase of attempts and completed suicides, the need for suicide prevention is greater than ever. The impact that suicide has had on society cannot be measured as families and entire communities can be impacted when someone commits suicide,... more

Suicide Prevention (Prevención del Suicidio)
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

En la última década, el número de suicidios ha aumentado a medida que más personas reportan pensamientos suicidas y los factores de riesgo continúan en aumento. Con el aumento de los intentos y suicidios completados, la necesidad de prevenir el suicidio es mayor que nunca. El impacto que ha tenido el suicidio en la sociedad no se puede medir ya que las familias y comunidades enteras pueden... more

The History of Psychology
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

The field of psychology can trace its roots back to Greece and Rome with many scientists and philosophers lending their expertise as the field has grown throughout history. Understanding the practice of psychology today means knowing where different schools of thought developed to understand human behavior and thought. This course discusses how psychology developed as a discipline, the... more

Therapeutic Alliance
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Whether working with individuals or families, the therapeutic alliance is an essential aspect of treatment success and positive outcomes. Understanding how to form a positive, effective alliance with clients is an essential skill for all therapists as well as anyone working directly with clients. Building an alliance is a necessary step in any discipline involved in the direct mental health... more

Therapeutic Boundaries
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Therapeutic boundaries are created to establish limits and to define a safe, therapeutic bond between professionals and their patients. Boundaries keep clinical interventions and service provisions focused first on the client and their needs. The establishment of therapeutic boundaries is a primary reason the therapeutic relationship is able to develop and flourish. This course discusses how... more

Transporting Emotionally and Developmentally Disabled Children
Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Transporting our children to and from school is an important job.  For students with disabilities, it can be challenging. Knowing as much as possible to assist a child with disabilities is important. Familiarity with a child's Individual Education Plan (IEP) can assist transportation personnel in working with school faculty, parents, and the child to make transportation successful. This course... more

Treatment Planning and Documentation
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Treatment plans are considered road maps for behavioral health care, including all interactions. The treatment plan is created through a collaborative effort between the client and professional, providing regular opportunities for the development of rapport. When the goals and objectives of treatment planning focus on the client's needs, treatment plans are considered to be an essential tool... more

Unaddressed Trauma in Foster Children
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Children in foster care are more likely to experience adverse childhood experiences, which increases their risk of negative outcomes in childhood and into adulthood. Many of the adverse experiences are highly traumatic and ultimately result in foster care placement. Because trauma is known to result in increased stress, children unable to adapt to the stress will find it more challenging to... more

Understanding Grief
CE Hours : 0.5 | Course Hours: 0.5
$20.00

Grief and loss are often not comfortable topics to discuss. Just the thought of a loss conjures up in our minds unpleasant memories, events, hard times, loneliness, anger, and confusion. Trying to understand and heal from a significant loss, whether it is a person, a pet, a house, an income, the loss of respect, a goal, to name a few, can be difficult and scary. Within this course you will... more

Understanding Marijuana Use for Parents
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Recognizing the potential dangers of marijuana and being aware of existing resources can help parents protect their children from the harmful consequences of cannabis use disorder. This course will explore the prevalence of marijuana among teens and its rise in popularity over the past decade. This overview will also provide parents with guidance on how to prevent marijuana use among children... more

Working with Youth From a Strength-Based Perspective
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

Service providers have long struggled with finding effective ways to provide services and interventions to youth at-risk for a range of negative outcomes including substance related disorders, mental illness, and criminal activity. Strength-based approaches to treatment create the opportunity for positive outcomes and promote resiliency for at-risk youth. Strength-based approaches recognize... more