Right vs. Wrong and Right vs. Right: Health Care Ethics and Not-Wrong Decisions

Fri, Sep 14, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 03:15 PM

This workshop will look at the challenges of balancing ethical, legal, clinical and practical concerns in providing behavioral health care services, with specific reference to the laws and rules governing behavioral health practice, professional ethics codes and standards across the behavioral health provider licenses.

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Addiction, Medical Illness and Trauma: Brain-Changing Techniques for Recovery

Fri, Nov 16, 2018 - 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Over the past couple of decades there has been an exciting merging of psychotherapy and neuroscience research that is revolutionizing clinical practice. Cognitive, affective, and social neuroscience research provides profound insight into the brain changes humans are capable of producing, as well as how ACEs, and trauma more broadly, may negatively impact the brain. We are beginning to learn, through neuroscience research, how the brain can change with the practice of psychotherapeutic techniques that target and improve the functioning of specific brain structures. This seminar, led by clinical expert Dr. Jennifer Sweeton, shares the most up-to-date research discoveries on the neuroscience of trauma, addiction, and medical illness, and teaches highly effective psychotherapy techniques clinicians can begin using tomorrow to help clients recover.

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