Using Interpersonal Skills to Improve Emotional Regulation

Fri, Jun 21, 2019 - 12:00 PM - 03:15 PM

This workshop will review RBMS (Title 19) requirements for individual and group psychotherapy. Many clients admitted to both acute and residential levels of treatment demonstrate deficits in emotional regulation, with resulting problematic behaviors. Targeted used of interpersonal skills focused on processing feelings, thoughts, behaviors, and outcomes in both individual and groups counseling interventions may produce both immediate and lasting improvements in emotional regulation and social behavior. Focal points of this workshop include a combination of structured social learning theory, cognitive behavior therapies, and interpersonal problem-solving approaches.

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A Refresher in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT): Using Case Conceptualization and Cultural Context to Guide Practice

Thu, Aug 22, 2019 - 12:00 PM - 03:15 PM

This workshop is a great refresher of what it means to be a CBT therapist or to be doing CBT therapy. It may give participants more confidence in their ability to go beyond CBT as merely a source for tools to being more of a working framework for creating positive change in clients lives. We will start with discussing a theoretical foundation for a CBT approach to therapy and look at case conceptualization from a CBT lens...

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Ethical and Legal Concerns 2019 - Brave New World or Same Old Same Old?

Fri, Sep 13, 2019 - 12:00 PM - 03:15 PM

The changing world of health care includes the evolving digital world, revisions of laws, new methods and techniques for assessment and therapy, changing practice models, modifications of diagnostic and procedure codes, changes in funding and reimbursement streams, changing public and legislative perceptions and attitudes toward behavioral health issues, and who knows what next.

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Substance Use Disorder: 50 Years of Policy, Research, and Treatment

Thu, Nov 14, 2019 - 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM

Substance use disorder continues to be one of the most endemic clinical and public challenges facing the U.S. and most middle- and high-income countries globally. During the past 50 years since the initial declaration of the “war on drugs” in 1970, significant changes have occurred reflected by substantial shifts in drug policy, the forming of major national institutes of health research and dissemination and the production of dozens of empirically supported treatments for addressing substance use disorder.

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