Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

Counselor Toolbox - Addiction, Counseling, and Mental Health Continuing Education | Recovery | Relationships | Clinical | Psychology | Family | Social Work | Mindfulness | CEUs | AllCEUs | By Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

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Counselor Toolbox - Addiction, Counseling, and Mental Health Continuing Education | Recovery | Relationships | Clinical | Psychology | Family | Social Work | Mindfulness | CEUs | AllCEUs | By Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

Description

Counselors, coaches and sober companions help hundreds of thousands of people affected by Addictions and Mental Health issues each year. Learn about the current research and practical counseling tools to improve your skills and provide the best possible services. Counselor Toolbox targets counselors, coaches and companions, but can also provide useful counseling self-help tools for persons struggling with these issues and their loved ones. AllCEUs is an approved counseling continuing education provider for addiction and mental health counselors in most states. Counseling CEUs are available for each episode.

Episodes

381 -Nonpharmacological Pain Management — CBT for Chronic Pain

Apr 13, 2019 69:47

Description:

Learn about a variety of techniques that can be used to help people with chronic pain and develop a better understanding of the chronic pain experience and associated cognitions. CEUs are available for this podcast at allceus.com/counselortoolbox

380 -Addressing Emotional Triggers

Apr 10, 2019 61:01

Description:

Addressing emotional triggers means eliminating unnecessary triggers, developing strategies to mitigate unavoidable ones and helping people be as healthy, happy and relaxed as possible so they have the energy to deal with triggers when they arise. CEUs are available for this podcast at AllCEUs.com/counselortoolbox

379 -Treating Addictions and Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms

Apr 6, 2019 61:01

Description:

Symptoms of addiction and borderline personality disorder are very similar and overlap. Explore how those symptoms may have developed as a protective mechanism and interventions to assist in addressing them. CEUs are available for this presentation. See the link in the show notes.

378 -Contextual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Apr 3, 2019 61:09

Description:

Learn how context creates a phenomenological reality that influences each individual's perceptions of the present and why that is important in the recovery process. CEUs are available for this presentation at AllCEUs.com see the link in the show notes.

377 -The Porn Trap

Mar 29, 2019 0:00

Description:

Review the neurochemical underpinnings of pornography addiction and interventions to help the person begin to recover. CEUs are available for this presentation at allceus.com for those in the US and australia.allceus.com for those in the AU.

376 -Love You Hate the Porn

Mar 27, 2019 0:00

Description:

Learn about the consequences of problematic pornography use on the significant other and ways to help the couple recover. CEUs are available for this presentation at allceus.com for those in the US and australia.allceus.com for those in the AU.

375 -Breaking the Cycle of Pornography Addiction

Mar 23, 2019 0:00

Description:

Pornography can have many negative effects on a person's mood, work product, ability to concentrate, relationships and overall health. Learn about risk factors, reasons porn can be addictive and steps to take to break the cycle of porn addiction. CEUs are available at allceus.com/counselortoolbox

374 -Enhancing Trauma Resilience

Mar 20, 2019 0:00

Description:

Learn how to enhance trauma resiliency to prevent PTSD and break the cycle of intergenerational trauma. CEUs are available at allceus.com/counselortoolbox

373 -Grief, Trauma and Personality Disordered Symptoms

Mar 16, 2019 54:47

Description:

Learn how many of the symptoms of personality disorders can be seen as adaptive responses after a trauma which occurred in early adulthood or before. CEUs or OPD/CPD hours can be earned for this podcast by going to https://allceus.com/counselortoolbox in the US or https://australia.allceus.com in Australia.

372 -Complicated Grief and Attachment

Mar 13, 2019 58:48

Description:

When examining the behaviors of adult or adolescent clients whose primary attachment was disrupted, the traumatic impact can be seen. Learn steps to help people reconcile the trauma. Earn CEUs for this podcast at https://allceus.com/counselortoolbox

371 -Psychosocial Impact of Trauma

Mar 9, 2019 1:09

Description:

After a trauma people need time to re-group and find their “new-normal” Learn how to assist trauma survivors. To access the CEU course go to https://allceus.com/counselortoolbox in the US or https://australia.allceus.com/counselortoolbox if you are in Australia.

370 -Counseling Clients Who Self-Harm

Mar 6, 2019 0:00

Description:

NSSI usually represents a way of dealing with distress the best the person knows how. Learn the reasons for self-injury and interventions to assist you. To access the CEU/OPD/CPD course go to https://allceus.com/counselortoolbox in the US or https://australia.allceus.com/counselortoolbox if you are in Australia.

369 -The Mathis Method with Dr. Jennifer Mathis

Mar 4, 2019 37:53

Description:

Learn about the Mathis Method developed by Dr. Jennifer Mathis to provide trauma-informed treatment services.

368 -Introduction to 12-Step Programs with John M of Sober Speak

Mar 2, 2019 73:05

Description:

Learn more about 12-Step Programs, the Big Book, the 12 & 12. Hear from Sober Speak Podcast Host John M. about a variety of tools from the trenches, how clients can get started in 12-Step programs. After a trauma people need time to re-group and find their “new-normal” To access the CEU/OPD/CPD course go to https://allceus.com/counselortoolbox in the US or https://australia.allceus.com/counselortoolbox if you are in Australia

367 -Ethics, Self Care, Counseling Skills and Ongoing Supervision

Mar 1, 2019 56:44

Description:

Review the philosophical ethical principles. Explore how the following are ethical imperatives and how to fit them in: Counseling Skills Development, Ongoing Supervision, Self-Care

366 – Person Centered Theory of Personality and Behavior

Feb 27, 2019 58:37

Description:

Define “person centered theory” Explore how the PCT can help us understand differences in individuals responses to situations. Explore how PCT can be useful in developing effective treatment plans/interventions

365 -Estrogen, Progesterone, Testosterone and Mood

Feb 24, 2019 59:16

Description:

Identify the effects of estrogen, progesterone and testosterone levels on mood. Explore the effect of cortisol on sex hormones (and mood). Identify causes of sex hormone imbalances and possible interventions

364 -Neurotransmitters and Mood: Glutamate and GABA

Feb 23, 2019 42:16

Description:

GABA is our natural Xanax and Glutamate is our main get-up-and-go neurochemical. Learn how these are interrelated, how they impact serotonin, dopamine and norepinepherine and ways to normalize levels.

363 – Gamification in Counseling

Feb 20, 2019 41:42

Description:

Learn how gamification can increase motivation, attention and improve outcomes and explore multiple easy ways to gamify most counseling issues.

362 -Cannabidiol (CBD) and Mental Health

Feb 16, 2019 56:44

Description:

CBD is a component of cannabis that has anti-anxiety, anti-epileptic, anti-psychotic and anti-inflammatory effects. Learn about the benefits as well as cautions for CBD.

361 – Protective Factors for Addictions and Co-Occurring Disorders

Feb 15, 2019 0:00

Description:

Learn about factors that we can enhance to help prevent or mitigate mental health and/or addiction issues.

360- Food Addiction and Eating Issues

Feb 13, 2019 54:59

Description:

Learn about how food can be used as addictive behavior and interventions to help people address emotional eating.

359 -Adrenal Fatigue and How It Impacts Recovery (Re-Release)

Jan 31, 2019 59

Description:

To my listeners, I apologize for repeating content, but have been called away with a family emergency.  I will repost new content beginning in February. These were recorded in 2016, so, hopefully they are new to you.  ~Dr. Snipes

358 -Treating Chronic Pain in People with Substance Abuse Issues (Re-Release)

Jan 26, 2019 0:00

Description:

To my listeners, I apologize for repeating content, but have been called away with a family emergency.  I will repost new content beginning in February. These were recorded in 2016, so, hopefully they are new to you.  ~Dr. Snipes

357 – Thinking Errors (Re-Release)

Jan 23, 2019 59:00

Description:

To all my loyal listeners, I apologize for recycling podcasts, however, my mother suddenly passed away Saturday and we are a bit off schedule.  I will release new podcasts beginning the first week in February. ~Dr. Snipes

356 -Norepinephrine: Your Get Up and Go

Jan 16, 2019 58:39

Description:

Norepinephrine is activates your system to fight or flee. Too little can lead to hypotension, bradycardia, confusion, difficulty concentrating, fatigue and sleep issues. Too much can produce panic like symptoms. Elevated levels of norepinephrine over an extended period of time actually causes the body to reduce the amount available causing symptoms of insufficiency.

355 -Dopamine: It is more than a pleasure chemical

Jan 12, 2019 59:57

Description:

Dopamine is involved in reward, motivation, muscle coordination, wakefulness, mood and much more. Learn how a dopamine imbalance impacts your mind and body.

354 -Serotonin: The Multifunctional Neurotransmitter

Jan 9, 2019 58:48

Description:

Learn about the functions of serotonin and how it impacts other neurotransmitters like dopamine and norepinepherine. Also learn how SSRIs and other medications impact serotonin receptors, but also alter other neurotransmitters in the process.

353 -Gut Health and Mental Health

Jan 4, 2019 57:52

Description:

Learn how alterations in the gut bacteria have been implicated in multiple host diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and inflammation, while recent evidence suggests a potential role of the microbiota-gut-brain axis in neuropsychiatric disorders, such as depression and anxiety via leaky gut.

352 -Attachment Issues in Counseling

Jan 4, 2019 0:00

Description:

Learn about what attachment is and how problems in the attachment process can lead to mood, behavioral and relationship issues.

350 -Intro to Problem Gambling and Gambling Disorder

Jan 3, 2019 34:43

Description:

Screening for gambling problems is important because few people seek treatment for these problems and instead seek help for other complaints. Learn about different types of gambling, risk and protective factors and warning signs of gambling problems.

351 – Problem Gambling and Mental Health

Dec 31, 2018 22:30

Description:

People often refuse to seek help for gambling disorder because of stigma. Stigma regarding gambling appears to be largely culturally created. Exposure to people who have pathological gambling disorder to reduce othering shows the greatest promise for the reduction of stigma.

349 -Polyamory: An Overview for Counselors

Dec 28, 2018 55:26

Description:

There are a variety of reasons people engage in polyamorous relationships. Approximately 4% or 9.8 million adults are engaging in some form of polyamorous relationships. Polyamorous relationships are not always about sex. They are about dedication and commitment to being there for the other person. Learn more about these relationship structures and how to assist clients who are in polyamorous relationships.

348 -Dom-sub and Female Led Relationships: Overview for Counselors

Dec 26, 2018 54:23

Description:

D/s relationships can take many forms. They can be bedroom relationships or 24/7 TPEs. There are very significant differences between the different types of relationships which clients should explore prior to entering into a contract.

347 -Overview of BDSM for Counselors

Dec 22, 2018 54:16

Description:

As many as 20-50% of people have engaged in some type of BDSM behavior, bondage and spanking being the most common. Part of becoming a kink-aware therapist is recognizing that some of your clients engage in some type of BDSM activities which may ---or may not---be contributing to their distress. BDSM covers a wide range of activities, almost all involving some level of power exchange. BDSM practitioners have been found to be at least as “well adjusted” as sexually normative culture.

346 -Overview of Kink and Sexuality for Counselors

Dec 18, 2018 59:32

Description:

A majority of adults experiments with kink-related behaviors in their lifetime. It is important for therapists to understand the range of behaviors which might occur and be sensitive to the needs of those with alternative sexual lifestyles. Therapists are advised to do significant reflection on their own attitudes and values about sex as well as the variety of sexual behaviors.

345 -Human Sexuality and Cultural Responsiveness

Dec 14, 2018 60:10

Description:

A majority of the population dabbles in some form of kink Practitioners who embrace kink, especially BDSM and polyamory are often reluctant to disclose these issues to their medical or mental health providers Issues of shame and guilt often arise when people first discover their alternate sexual preferences and can be compounded by a culturally insensitive therapist.

344 -Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Screening and Interventions

Dec 11, 2018 60:49

Description:

The number of people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders is increasing, and these clients are disproportionately represented in the legal and child welfare system, and often have significant challenges in school Early and effective differential diagnosis can help a person with an FASD achieve the highest quality of life.

343 -Spiritual Steps to Happiness Part 4

Dec 8, 2018 0:00

Description:

Learn how authenticity, gratitude and patience can help people be less stressed and actually increase their happiness.

342 -Recovery Residences-What They Are and Effectiveness

Dec 4, 2018 59:03

Description:

Learn about different types of recovery residences, the varying levels and phases and explore the benefits of the milieu created by the social model.

341 – Spiritual Steps to Happiness Part 3

Dec 1, 2018 61:13

Description:

Spiritual Steps to Happiness Part 3 Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Counselor Toolbox Podcast Objectives ~ Openmindedness/Teachability/Curiosity ~ Optimism ~ Compassion Openmindedness/Teachability/Curiosity ~ Why this logically makes sense that it could improve happiness and reduce distress ~ When people are openminded, they are not fighting against other points of view or trying to control everything or fit […]

340 -Trauma Informed Interventions

Nov 23, 2018 58:18

Description:

Learn how to create safety and develop trust through the use of cultural resources, peer support, transparency, collaboration and empowerment to help people explore events, experiences and effects, and respond in a way that helps them live a rich and meaningful life without feeling retraumatized.

339 -Spiritual Steps to Happiness Part 2

Nov 22, 2018 58:44

Description:

Learn how to develop honesty, awareness and acceptance to help you live a happier life.

338 -Burnout Prevention and Self-Care

Nov 21, 2018 59:19

Description:

Burnout and Self Care in Human Service Professions Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LPC-MHSP Counselor Toolbox Podcast Objectives ~ Identify signs and causes of burnout ~ Explore techniques for burnout prevention Signs of Burnout ~ Physical and emotional exhaustion ~ Insomnia ~ Impaired concentration or memory ~ Physical symptoms (heart palpitations, HBP) ~ Appetite changes ~ […]

337 -Relapse Prevention and Accountability

Nov 20, 2018 37:22

Description:

Relapse prevention planning should begin at admission (when the person has stopped using, or made the decision to try to change). Relapse prevention plans are ineffective if they are not followed. It takes at least 6 months to get in the groove of a recovery lifestyle. Accountability will help people maintain motivation through social, behavioral and/or financial reinforcement

336 -Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Trauma

Nov 19, 2018 62:55

Description:

From an ACT perspective, the goal of treatment is not to experience anxiety reduction, but to increase psychological flexibility in the presence of painful and anxious internal experiences so that engagement in valued activities can be re-established. “Living in the And”

335 -Spiritual Steps to Happiness

Nov 17, 2018 64:48

Description:

Developing a sense of connectedness and awareness of our impact on the universe and the universe's impact on us, cultivation of a sense of awe and wonder and exploration of faith to help can help people identify those things over which they do and do not have control, ways to improve their corner of the universe and what to change or avoid because it has negative effects on them.

334 -Preventing Trauma and Depression During the Holidays

Nov 14, 2018 61:29

Description:

The holidays can bring up feelings of grief, guilt, loneliness, anger, trauma/helplessness, and depression/hopelessness. We will discuss common holiday-related triggers and potential interventions.

333 -Meditation Techniques for Reducing Distress and Improving Health and Happiness

Nov 10, 2018 61:07

Description:

Meditation has been shown to help people cultivate happy feelings. Meditation can tame monkey mind and improve concentration and clarity. Meditation can reduce blood pressure and improve sleep. There are a variety of different types of meditation, it is important for people to find one that “fits” for them.

332 -Encouraging Optimism Based on Positive Expectations

Nov 7, 2018 58:13

Description:

Learn how to help people start learning optimism. Create Positivity. Start looking at events in terms of what you want instead of what you lost or do not have.

331 -Developing Interpersonal Effectiveness Self Esteem

Nov 3, 2018 56:47

Description:

Self-Esteem Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Objectives ~ The Nature of Self-Esteem ~ Identifying and Disarming the Critic ~ Creating an Accurate Self Assessment ~ Identifying Cognitive Distortions ~ Developing Compassion ~ Shaking the Shoulds ~ Handling Mistakes ~ Responding to Criticism ~ Goal Setting ~ Core Beliefs ~ Building Self Esteem […]

330 -Developing Healthy Support Networks

Oct 31, 2018 59:57

Description:

Healthy relationships are vital to a healthy life. By becoming interpersonally effective, people can better get their needs met and meet the needs of others. The 7 Habits can serve as a reminder for important things to do to build healthy relationships. By understanding temperament people can better understand themselves and others and communicate and synergize in meaningful ways.

329 -Addressing Codependency and Abandonment Fears

Oct 27, 2018 60:42

Description:

Identifying and being mindful of abandonment triggers in the present can help people choose alternate, more helpful ways of responding. Learn tools to help clients do just that in this episode.

328 -Recovering from an Addicted or Borderline Parent

Oct 24, 2018 58:37

Description:

Recovering from Growing Up with an Addicted or Borderline Parent Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs.com Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox Based On Objectives ~ Review the characteristics of BPD ~ Compare and contrast BPD with addictive behaviors ~ Examine ways to implement the activities presented in the book in a group format Characteristics of […]

327 -Finding Meaning with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Oct 20, 2018 58:37

Description:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Skills Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director, AllCEUs Objectives ~ The Goal of ACT ~ What is Mindfulness? ~ How Does ACT Differ from Other Mindfulness-based Approaches? ~ What is Unique to Act? ~ Destructive Normality ~ Experiential Avoidance ~ Therapeutic Interventions ~ Confronting the Agenda ~ Control is […]

326 -Stress Management with Dialectics and Locus of Control | Journey to Recovery Series

Oct 17, 2018 59:31

Description:

Locus of control helps people realistically examine how much control they have over a situation. Dialectics help people deal with distress by embracing and examining the opposing forces or points in a situation.

325 -Cognitive Behavioral Activities for Group and Individual Work

Oct 13, 2018 66:47

Description:

By developing a broader understanding of situations people can explore the effectiveness of their thinking in terms of how it impacts their ability to live a rich and meaningful life.

324- Group Activities to Teach Coping and Defense Mechanisms

Oct 10, 2018 59:06

Description:

~ Differentiate between coping skills and defense mechanisms and identify the purpose for each. Explore common defense mechanisms and how they can assist as well as hinder treatment. Explore how to teach these concepts via individual and group activities.

323 -Depression Group and Individual Interventions

Oct 7, 2018 63:17

Description:

Learn how to teach the common symptoms for anxiety and depression-based disorders, and how a positive change in one area or symptom can have positive effects on all symptoms or areas.

322 -Guilt Individual and Group Interventions | Journey to Recovery Series

Oct 6, 2018 57:54

Description:

Guilt comes in many forms. It is largely anger at ourselves and energy tied up in the past. Holding on to guilt weighs us down. Identifying your sources of guilt and addressing them is the first step.

321 -Grief and Loss Individual and Group Interventions | Journey to Recovery Series

Oct 3, 2018 62:22

Description:

Losses encompass more than death or a person or loss of property. Failure to acknowledge losses can cause unhelpful reactions in similar future situations. It is important to explore feelings and reactions in terms of their functionality---how are they benefitting the person

320 -Anger and Anxiety Group and Individual Interventions | Journey to Recovery Series

Sep 29, 2018 55:46

Description:

By helping people identify the roots of their anger and more effective strategies, they can be empowered to reduce the frequency and intensity of these emotions and more effectively cope when they do arise.

319 -Distress Tolerance Group and Individual Activities: Journey to Recovery Series

Sep 26, 2018 59:04

Description:

The goal of distress tolerance is to accept, find meaning for and tolerate distress. Pain and distress are part of life. Refusing to accept this leads to suffering

318 -Seeking Safety Overview

Sep 23, 2018 60:15

Description:

“Safety” is an umbrella term that signifies various elements: ~ discontinuing addictive behaviors ~ reducing suicidality ~ minimizing exposure high-risk situations ~ letting go of dangerous relationships ~ gaining control over extreme symptoms (such as dissociation) ~ stopping self-harm behaviors (such as cutting).

317 -Introduction to Restoring Sanctuary Part 2

Sep 23, 2018 68:19

Description:

Issues of exposure to trauma and adversity in childhood are central to the development of most mental illness

316 -Introduction to Restoring Sanctuary Part 1

Sep 22, 2018 64:18

Description:

Sanctuary helps people become aware of the function of their behaviors and break unhelpful re-enactment cycles

315 -Introduction to Trauma Informed Care

Sep 22, 2018 48:25

Description:

Organizational Guidelines for Trauma Informed Care Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Objectives ~ What do we mean by trauma? ~ What do we mean by a trauma-informed approach? ~ What are the key principles of a trauma-informed approach? ~ What is the suggested guidance for implementing a trauma-informed approach? ~ What are the core […]

314 -Special Series Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Part 3

Sep 21, 2018 49:17

Description:

An effective tobacco control strategy includes multiple levels of prevention that keep people from starting nicotine use, help them prevent further problems caused by nicotine use and help them manage existing conditions caused by nicotine use (i.e. COPD)

313 -Special Series Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Part 2

Sep 21, 2018 54:59

Description:

Management of Tobacco Use Part 2 Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director, AllCEUs.com Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Barriers to Engagement ~ Screening ~ Preparing for Change ~ Practical Interventions ~ Relapse Prevention ~ Essential Education ~ Motivational Interviewing Techniques ~ Tips for Supporters Barriers to Engagement […]

312 -Special Series Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Part 1

Sep 21, 2018 51:51

Description:

Identify clinical interventions, both for patients willing and unwilling to make a quit attempt at this time

311 Sleep’s Effect on Mood | Journey to Recovery 2nd Edition

Sep 19, 2018 57:34

Description:

If you are only willing to change one thing this month to start being happier, more energetic and clearer headed, sleep might be a great place to start.

310 Effect of Light and Exercise on Mood | Journey to Recovery 2nd Edition

Sep 15, 2018 50:10

Description:

Light helps set our circadian rhythms which impacts cortisol, serotonin, sex hormone and melatonin levels as well as thyroid hormones, thermogenesis, and insulin. Disruptions in circadian rhythms produces many emotional, cognitive and physical symptoms similar to anxiety and depression

309 Nutrition | Journey to Recovery 2nd Edition

Sep 12, 2018 57:25

Description:

About 86% of Americans have suboptimal neurotransmitter levels leading to fatigue, depression, anxiety and weight gain. Chronic stress, poor diet, environmental toxins, drugs (prescription and recreational), alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine can cause neurotransmitter imbalances. Learn why decent nutrition is important and how easy it is to work in a few healthy foods.

308 Mindfulness | Journey to Recovery 2nd Edition

Sep 9, 2018 60:42

Description:

Learn how to teach practical mindfulness to your clients or kids.

307 Emotion Regulation

Sep 8, 2018 55:13

Description:

Continuing from the last podcast, explore the concept of dysregulation, and important steps to start living in harmony with your emotions instead of fighting against them.

306 The Biopsychosocial Aspect of Emotions | Journey to Recovery 2nd Edition

Sep 5, 2018 59:16

Description:

Learn how everything from hormone imbalances to pain, poor nutrition, sleep deprivation and even stressful environments can contribute to depression and anxiety (and what to do about it)

305 – Relapse Prevention | Journey to Recovery Series

Sep 1, 2018 56:38

Description:

Learn about creating a relapse prevention plan and how to identify relapse triggers and warning signs.

304 -Behavior Modification | Journey to Recovery Series

Aug 29, 2018 61:33

Description:

By understanding what rewards(causes and motivates) people’s behavior or discourages (punishes/strains) their behavior, we can better address their issues

302 Special Series -Counseling People with Co-Occurring Disorders SAMHSA TIP 42 Part 8

Aug 26, 2018 64:38

Description:

SAMHSA TIP 42 A Brief Overview of Specific Mental Disorders and Cross-Cutting Issues

299 Special Series -Counseling People with Co-Occurring Disorders SAMHSA TIP 42 Part 5

Aug 26, 2018 44:47

Description:

SAMHSA TIP 42 Guidelines Working With a Client Who Has A Co-Occurring Disorder

303 Special Series -Counseling People with Co-Occurring Disorders SAMHSA TIP 42 Part 9

Aug 26, 2018 50:43

Description:

Treatment of Persons with Co-Occurring Disorders Based on SAMHSA TIP 42 Part 9 Host: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director: AllCEUs Counselor Education Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox and Addiction Counselor Exam Review Objectives ~ Substance Induced Disorders ~ Substance-induced persisting amnestic disorder ~ Substance-induced psychotic disorder ~ Substance-induced mood disorder ~ Substance-induced sexual dysfunction ~ Substance-induced […]

301 Special Series -Counseling People with Co-Occurring Disorders SAMHSA TIP 42 Part 7

Aug 26, 2018 47:10

Description:

SAMHSA TIP 42 Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment Special Settings and Specific Populations

300 Special Series -Counseling People with Co-Occurring Disorders SAMHSA TIP 42 Part 6

Aug 26, 2018 61:06

Description:

SAMHSA TIP 42 Identify essential programming for clients with COD

298 Special Series -Counseling People with Co-Occurring Disorders SAMHSA TIP 42 Part 4

Aug 26, 2018 51:31

Description:

SAMHSA TIP 42 Part 4 Screening and Assessment of People with Co-Occurring Issues

296 Special Series -Counseling People with Co-Occurring Disorders SAMHSA TIP 42 Part 1 & 2

Aug 26, 2018 45:38

Description:

SAMHSA TIP 42 Define Co-Occurring Disorders and explore some of the unique clinical challenges.

297 Special Series -Counseling People with Co-Occurring Disorders SAMHSA TIP 42 Part 3

Aug 26, 2018 55:40

Description:

SAMHSA TIP 42 guiding principles in treatment and core components in the delivery of services to people with Co-Occurring Disorders

295 Teaching Clients to Set SMART Goals | Journey to Recovery Series

Aug 25, 2018 56:39

Description:

Journey to Recovery Series Goal Setting Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Identify the purpose of setting goals ~ Learn about SMART goals and how to set them ~ Explore pitfalls in goal setting Why Do I Care ~ Goal setting is […]

294 -Teaching Clients How to Enhance Motivation | Journey to Recovery Series

Aug 22, 2018 58:39

Description:

Journey to Recovery Series Enhancing Motivation Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Define motivation ~ Explore the various types of motivation Definition ~ Motivation is a combination of desire, willingness and ability. It is your ability to keep your eye on the […]

293 -Understanding Learning Styles to Improve Group and Individual Interventions

Aug 18, 2018 49:36

Description:

~ Learn why it is important to understand learning style ~ Identify the three components of learning ~ Explore the multiple facets of learning ~ Synthesize the components and facets of learning to understand how you most effectively learn

292 -Individualizing Treatment for Temperaments

Aug 15, 2018 58:52

Description:

Explore how temperament impacts treatment approaches, interventions and settings. Identify common goals for treatment and ways to individualize them.

291 -Transtheoretical and Transdiagnostic Approaches to Recovery | Journey to Recovery 2nd Edition

Aug 11, 2018 57:09

Description:

Symptoms of depression can be caused by unhelpful thoughts, environmental and situational stressors, poor nutrition, lack of sleep and more. For that reason it is essential to help clients understand not only what symptoms they have , but also what is causing each symptoms for them

23 -Case Management | Addiction Counselor Exam Review

Aug 9, 2018 45:50

Description:

Review the components and function of Case Management for the Addiction Counselor Exam.

290 – Understanding the Mind-Body Connection in Recovery | Journey to Recovery 2nd Edition

Aug 8, 2018 52:31

Description:

In this episode we examine ways to help clients answer: What causes feelings? Can your health really impact your mood? What are steps you can take to prevent depression, reduce cravings and enhance happiness?

289 Environmental Interventions for Depression

Aug 5, 2018 50:56

Description:

Your environment can trigger a variety of different feelings based on your prior experiences and personal preferences. Register for CEUs for this presentation by going to allceus.com/podcastceus Environments that are too noisy, bustling and chaotic can be exhausting for introverts, but environments that are too quite and subdued can make extroverts feel depleted. ~ Environments that trigger memories of happy times can help people feel less alone, more energetic and empowered.

288 Spiritual Interventions for Depression

Aug 4, 2018 56:39

Description:

Recovery from depression can be a spiritual journey. It involves getting honest with yourself and others about what you can and cannot change, developing compassion for yourself and others and living mindfully, devoting energy to those things that are important to you. It is a journey that requires you to identify where you want to go, instead of aimlessly wandering through life. Register for CEUs for this presentation by going to allceus.com/podcastceus

22 -Pharmacology | Addiction Counselor Exam Review

Aug 2, 2018 46:40

Description:

It is important to be aware of signs of intoxication and withdrawal both to identify clients who relapse, but also to be able to identify and accommodate symptoms of post acute withdrawal syndrome in treatment and relapse prevention planning.

287 Mental Health and Mental Illness Fundamentals Part 2

Aug 1, 2018 59:33

Description:

~ Mental health issues are mediated by brain function ~ Mental disorders are defined by signs, symptoms, and functional impairments as opposed to causes ~ 20% of Americans experience a mental disorder in a given year. ~ A range of treatments including counseling and psychopharmacology exist for most disorders ~ The consumer movement has increased the involvement of individuals with mental disorders and their families in mutual support services, consumer-run services, and advocacy. ~ The Recovery Concept reflects renewed optimism about the outcomes of mental illness

286 Social Interventions for Depression | Group and Individual Activities

Jul 28, 2018 61:07

Description:

Benefits of Social Support ~ Sense of belonging. Spending time with them helps ward off loneliness. Whether it's other new parents, dog lovers, fishing buddies or siblings, just knowing you're not alone can go a long way toward coping with stress. ~ Increased sense of self-worth. Having people who call you a friend reinforces the idea that you're a good person to be around. ~ Feeling of security.

21 Ethics and Professional Development | Addictions Counselor Exam Review

Jul 27, 2018 56:51

Description:

Addiction Counselor Exam Review Podcast Episode 21 Ethics Host: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director: AllCEUs Counselor Education Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox and Addiction Counselor Exam Review Objectives ~ Define ethics ~ Review the rationale for ethics ~ Explore ethical issues that counselors need to be aware of ~ Learn a model of ethical decision making. […]

285 Physical Interventions for Depression | Group and Individual Activities

Jul 25, 2018 49:58

Description:

~ A healthy body is necessary to feel your best emotionally ~ Brain chemicals that help you feel happy and relaxed are created from the foods you eat ~ Sunlight sets your circadian rhythms so you get quality sleep and produces vitamin D which helps relieve depression ~ Exercise, stretching and yoga can all help increase the happy chemicals, reduce pain and improve sleep. ~ Pain is a fact of life. There are many options for pain management other than drugs. (Many pain medications are system depressants)

284 Mental Health and Mental Illness Fundamentals Part 1

Jul 21, 2018 43:41

Description:

~ Explore the neuroscience of mental health ~ Explore how mental illness manifests itself ~ Learn about the prevalence (epidemiology) and costs of mental illness ~ Explore the biological, psychosocial and individual risk factors for mental illness and review the difference between correlation, causation and consequences

20 – Counseling Special Populations | Addiction Counselor Exam Review Podcast

Jul 20, 2018 52:53

Description:

~ Just like it is vital to be aware of the special needs of persons from different races and ethnicities, it is also vital to recognize that there are other factors that require specialized skills. ~ Gender and age differences themselves produce a range of special issues that need to be considered in ~ Prevention ~ Assessment ~ Engagement ~ Treatment setting recommendations ~ Treatment approaches

283 -Cognitive Interventions for Depression

Jul 18, 2018 57:22

Description:

~ The way people think and perceive situations has a huge impact on how they feel ~ Helping people embrace the dialectics can help them feel more positive and empowered ~ Just like it is imperative to add happy emotions, it is imperative to add happy thoughts as well ~ By practicing optimism and addressing unhelpful thoughts people can reduce their overall stress, sleep better, gain more energy and feel less hopeless and helpless (depressed).

19 -Therapeutic Approaches

Jul 14, 2018 62:00

Description:

~ Review different therapeutic approaches including CBT, MET, Contingency Management and Trauma Informed ~ Types of treatment (individual, group, family) and benefits and drawbacks of each ~ Culturally appropriate strategies ~ Family Engagement ~ Overview of Crisis Intervention ~ Relapse Prevention

282 -Emotional Interventions for Depression

Jul 13, 2018 59:09

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Summary When people are depressed, they often feel helpless and hopeless and nothing makes them happy. By adding in happy things, people can buffer against the depression By addressing the unpleasant feelings, they happy chemicals can be more effective. Emotional interventions help you address the unpleasant feelings and add pleasant feelings By developing a better feelings vocabulary, it will be easier to identify how you are feeling and address it. Mindfulness helps you stay in the present moment so you are in touch with your feelings and don’t let them fester like a dirty wound (or a bag of poop)

281 -Infant Toddler Development Part 3

Jul 11, 2018 59:38

Description:

Infant Toddler (Birth to Three) Development Series. ~ Define the issues and trends related to assessment of young children with disabilities ~ Describe characteristics of and various formats for effective observation ~ Describe the critical role the family plays in the screening, evaluation and assessment processes ~ Identify strategies to establish a collaborative partnership with the family and engage them in the assessment process ~ Describe effective communication principles and techniques with families including consideration of cultural and linguistic differences ~ Demonstrate knowledge of home based and group-care based curriculum strategies for infants and toddlers with special needs. ~ Identify the relationship of an infant/toddler's functional outcome goals on his/her IFSP created by the family and other team members with integrated interventions. ~ Assist the family in accessing services in the most natural service delivery environments

280 -Infant Toddler Development Part 2

Jul 7, 2018 64:12

Description:

Infant Toddler Development (0-3) ~ Define the issues and trends related to assessment of young children with disabilities ~ Describe characteristics of and various formats for effective observation ~ Describe the critical role the family plays in the screening, evaluation and assessment processes ~ Identify strategies to establish a collaborative partnership with the family and engage them in the assessment process ~ Describe effective communication principles and techniques with families including consideration of cultural and linguistic differences ~ Demonstrate knowledge of home based and group-care based curriculum strategies for infants and toddlers with special needs. ~ Identify the relationship of an infant/toddler's functional outcome goals on his/her IFSP created by the family and other team members with integrated interventions. ~ Assist the family in accessing services in the most natural service delivery environments

18 -Counseling Skills | Addiction Counselor Exam Review

Jul 7, 2018 48:27

Description:

Review for the Addiction Counselor Exam. Objectives ~ Identify the purpose and function of counseling ~ Define skills a counselor needs ~ Identify necessary attitudes for counselors ~ Explore how to develop the therapeutic alliance ~ Discuss motivation and how to increase it

279 -Infant Toddler Development Early Intervention Series Part 1

Jul 3, 2018 63:18

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Objectives • Define child development and atypical development • Explain how culture impacts development • Identify factors that may lead to atypical development • Identify developmental signals that indicate a possible developmental delay or problem from birth to three years of age • Identify things that make it difficult to pinpoint a possible delay • Explain the effect of developmental disorders on child development (e.g., sensory impairments, chronic illness, genetic syndromes, and cognitive delays) and the family CEUs are available for this presentation at AllCEUs

278 -Child and Adolescent Development

Jun 30, 2018 72:45

Description:

Objectives • Define theories of child development and identify how they can be useful in working with young children and their families • Explore how knowledge of developmental theories can guide you in your interactions with children (and parents) • Identify the thought leaders in developmental psychology • Identify the major psycho-social milestones for each age group • Learn about things that may thwart development • Identify protective factors for healthy development • Conceptualize behaviors as goal-driven in order to better understand their purpose and provide appropriate redirection CEUs are available at AllCEUs

17 -Treatment Models and Methods

Jun 30, 2018 45:37

Description:

Objectives ~ Learn ASAM Dimensions ~Review Self help approaches ~ Identify different approaches to and levels of treatment ~ Define evidence based practices and clinical guidelines and identify where you can find them AllCEUs offers addiction counselor CEUs and precertification/prelicensure training for less than $3/hour

277 -Treatment Planning Using the ASI and MATRS

Jun 27, 2018 58:55

Description:

Objectives • Examine how Addiction Severity Index information can be used for clinical applications and assist in program evaluation activities. • Identify differences between program-driven and individualized treatment planning processes. • Gain a familiarization with the process of treatment planning including considerations in writing and prioritizing problem and goal statements and developing measurable, attainable, time-limited, realistic, and specific (M.A.T.R.S./SMART) objectives and interventions. • Define basic guidelines and legal considerations in documenting client status.

276 -Treatment Planning Using the CASSP Model | Counselor Toolbox Podcast

Jun 23, 2018 67:37

Description:

Summary • Treatment plans are like recipes • Goals must be stated in positive terms (what are you going to achieve (make) • Objectives are like the steps in a recipe. • Objectives identify what each step is (combine all wet ingredients) • Interventions identify who, what, when, where, why, how and how often something is to be done (1/2 t. vanilla, 3 eggs, ½ c. milk, ¼ c. coconut oil and blend on medium for 1 minute) • Goals, objectives and interventions must be specific, observable, measurable, achievable, time limited and clearly related to the overall goal for treatment

15 -Treatment Planning Using the CASSP

Jun 23, 2018 58:21

Description:

Objectives • Learn the principles of the CASSP model • Review the difference between goals, objectives and interventions • Identify qualities of good goals, objectives and interventions

16 -Treatment Planning Using the MATRS and ASI

Jun 23, 2018 57:24

Description:

Objectives • Examine how Addiction Severity Index information can be used for clinical applications and assist in program evaluation activities. • Identify differences between program-driven and individualized treatment planning processes. • Gain a familiarization with the process of treatment planning including considerations in writing and prioritizing problem and goal statements and developing measurable, attainable, time-limited, realistic, and specific (M.A.T.R.S./SMART) objectives and interventions. • Define basic guidelines and legal considerations in documenting client status.

275 -Recovery Oriented Systems of Care

Jun 20, 2018 57:54

Description:

Recovery Oriented Systems of Care Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP Executive Director: AllCEUs Counselor Continuing Education Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox, Addiction Counselor Exam Review & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives • Define a Recovery Oriented System of Care • Discuss the 17 Elements of a ROSC • Explore the Guiding Principles of Recovery Recovery Oriented […]

274 -Domestic Violence and Mental Health

Jun 16, 2018 63:42

Description:

Learn about the impact of domestic violence on people, the prevalence of domestic violence against men and some unique challenges they face and resiliency factors that assist people in recovering after domestic violence.

14 -Client, Family and Community Education Skills

Jun 16, 2018 40:57

Description:

Addiction Counselor Exam Review Podcast Hosted by Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director: AllCEUS.com Counselor Training Unlimited CEUs $59 and Addiction Counselor Precertification Training $149 Objectives • Examine the counselors function in providing client, family and community education • Identify the benefits of outreach and education • Identify qualities of effective education efforts Client, family and […]

273 -Psychological Triage and First Aid

Jun 13, 2018 62:04

Description:

Psychological triage helps parents, clergy, counselors, teachers, employers and non-clinical staff identify people experiencing a crisis earlier and provide basic care to assist them in readjusting after a crisis. Provided adequate social support and necessary resources, most people adjust after a trauma without needing professional intervention. A CEU course based on this podcast can be found at https://allceus.com/webinar

272 -Parenting Skills

Jun 9, 2018 73:46

Description:

This very brief overview identifies how parenting and teaching children of different ages requires different approaches based on their physical, cognitive, emotional, social and moral development. A CEU course based on this podcast can be found at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/101/c/

13 -Models of Treatment Addiction Counselor Exam Review Podcast

Jun 8, 2018 22:34

Description:

Review the models of treatment to prepare for the addiction counselor exam review.

271 -Elder Abuse and Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention

Jun 6, 2018 63:07

Description:

Preventing Elder Abuse Objectives ~ Define elder abuse ~ Examine the prevalence of elder abuse ~ Identify risk factors for elder abuse ~ Explore prevention strategies A direct link to the counseling CEU course based on this podcast can be found at https://allceus.com/podcastCEUs

270 -Attachment Theory and Adult Relationships

Jun 2, 2018 60:12

Description:

A direct link to the counseling CEU course based on this podcast can be found at https://allceus.com/podcastCEUs Objectives ~ Briefly define attachment theory ~ Learn about the impact of attachment ~ Identify triggers for attachment behaviors ~ Explore the relationship between ACEs and attachment issues ~ Learn about adult attachment theory ~ Examine how attachment impacts emotional regulation and vice versa ~ Identify ways to help people become more securely attached.

12 -Intake and Orientation Addiction Counselor Exam Review

Jun 1, 2018 36:22

Description:

Review for the Alcohol and Drug Counselor Exam Intake and Orientation Screening and Assessment • Demonstrate verbal and nonverbal skills to establish rapport and promote engagement • Discuss with clients the rationale, purpose and procedures associated with screening and assessment • Assess clients immediate needs including detoxification • Administer evidence based screening and assessment instruments […]

269 -Mental Health in Children

May 27, 2018 62:47

Description:

CEU course is available at https://allceus.com/podcastCEUs • Recognize normal developmental stages in children and signs of problems in development. • list risk factors that negatively affect children’s mental health. • describe and identify symptoms of childhood mental health disorders. • name community-based prevention/treatment resources and identify major services offered by these organizations. • gain knowledge of treating children’s mental health problems.

11 – Stages of Readiness for Change, Engagement and Building Rapport

May 27, 2018 47:17

Description:

Review for the Alcohol and Drug Counselor Exam • Past 30 Day statistics, According to the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, • 6.5% of the population over 12 reported heavy drinking • 9.2% reported illicit drug use • The majority of people who use recreationally will not need treatment • Addiction is […]

10 -Starting and Running Individual and Group Sessions

May 26, 2018 43:55

Description:

Tips for Individual and Group Counseling Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes LPC-MHSP, LMHC Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox and Addiction Counselor Exam Review Objectives • Review techniques to start and facilitate individual sessions • Learn ways to facilitate • Process groups • Random and planned psychoeducational groups General • How you start and manage individual and group […]

09 -Models of Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment | Addiction Counselor Exam Review

May 26, 2018 42:19

Description:

Models of Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LMHC Executive Director, AllCEUs.com Learner Objectives ~ Identify the most common settings for co-occurring disorders treatment ~ Differentiate between the levels of treatment from intervention to residential level IV. ~ Identify specific characteristics of treatment in problem solving courts, jails Settings ~ Health Departments and […]

268 -Child and Elder Abuse Indicators

May 26, 2018 62:47

Description:

CEU course is available at https://allceus.com/podcastCEUs • Define terms related to sexual, physical, mental and financial abuse and neglect of children and adults • Identify signs of abuse or neglect in the victim as well as in the caregivers • Learn about mandatory reporting • Identify resources for the most up-to-date reporting guidelines

267 -Domestic Violence Review

May 23, 2018 59:20

Description:

CEU course is available at https://allceus.com/podcastCEUs

08 -Life Skills-Addiction Counselor Exam Review

May 23, 2018 96:27

Description:

Life Skills Instructor; Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LPC-MHSP Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Review common life skills Communication Skills ~ Types ~ Written ~ Nonverbal ~ Oral Communication Skills ~ Assertiveness ~ Being open in expressing wishes, thoughts and feelings and encouraging others to do likewise. ~ Listening to […]

07 -Recovery Oriented Systems of Care-Addiction Counselor Exam Review

May 19, 2018 60:11

Description:

Recovery Oriented System of Care and Service Coordination Recovery Oriented Systems of Care ~ Affirms the real potential for permanent resolution of behavioral health problems ~ Offers solutions to behavioral health problems on a community and cultural level ~ Shift away from risk management and relapse prevention toward encouraging clients to self-define goals and take […]

266 -Child Development in a Social Context

May 19, 2018 60:51

Description:

CEU course is available at https://allceus.com/podcastCEUs Milestones of Childhood development...preventing stuck points.

265 -Milestones of Child Development

May 17, 2018 66:39

Description:

Identify the major psycho-social milestones for each age group. Learn about things that may thwart development. Identify protective factors for healthy development. Conceptualize behaviors as goal-driven in order to better understand their purpose and provide appropriate redirection

06 -Documentation-Addiction Counselor Exam Review

May 16, 2018 76:19

Description:

Review characteristics and procedures for effective clinical documentation

05 -Diagnosis-Addiction Counselor Exam Review

May 12, 2018 39:23

Description:

Learn mnemonics to identify signs of intoxication and withdrawal of various substances as well as mental health symptoms

264 -Addressing Adult ADHD

May 12, 2018 59:07

Description:

Participants will identify current points to remember about ADHD, Learn how to help motivate a person with ADHD, Identify ways to get someone with ADHD started even without motivation, Review treatment goals for clients, Identify interventions that can help people reach treatment goals, Explore an activity to help clients develop their action plan.

04 -Assessment-Addiction Counselor Exam Review

May 9, 2018 49:20

Description:

Review methods for conducting assessment, which is an indepth process that involves information from the client and collateral sources to determine the nature, course and severity of the issues

263 -Animal Assisted Therapy

May 8, 2018 68:44

Description:

Define Animal Assisted Therapy. Explore the research around animal assisted therapy. Review some techniques that can be used and some general cautions

262 -Supporting Student Mental Health

May 5, 2018 65:13

Description:

Review general guidelines for supporting student mental health ~ Specific information regarding student athletes ~ Explore some information relevant to students regarding alcohol and drug use and disordered eating ~ Identify the basics for early crisis intervention

03 -Screening-Addiction Counselor Exam Review

May 4, 2018 42:46

Description:

Objectives~ Review key skills for engagement~ Discuss factors impacting engagement~ Define screening~ Explore how to do a screening~ Identify types of screening instruments

261 -Addressing Transition Issues in High School and College Students

May 3, 2018 60:06

Description:

Learn about 15 common stressors for students who are transitioning to college life from high school, and techniques parents, teachers, and college administration can use to ease the transition and ensure student success

260- Best Practices in Anxiety Treatment

May 3, 2018 77:08

Description:

Learn about current best practices including FLOAT, Positive Writing and new recommendations regarding the use of benzodiazapines in the treatment of anxiety.

02 -Counseling Theories NCMHCE and Addiction Counselor Exam Review

Apr 30, 2018 59:49

Description:

Review the most common counseling theories and related interventions

259 -Addressing the Unique Mental Health Needs of College Students

Apr 24, 2018 67:16

Description:

~ To thrive, students need access to services and programs of outreach, education, and prevention that: ~ Nurture a supportive tone and attitude about mental health in campus culture ~ Challenge stereotypes about mental health problems ~ Undermine prejudices and stigma about counseling ~ Provide encouragement to students to reflect on their own mental health and seek services when needed

01-Review for the Alcohol and Drug Counselor Exam, Understanding Addiction

Apr 23, 2018 59:59

Description:

Introduction ~ Past 30 Day statistics, According to the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, ~ 6.5% of the population over 12 reported heavy drinking ~ 9.2% reported illicit drug use ~ The majority of people who use recreationally will not need treatment ~ Addiction is characterized by compulsive craving for the substance […]

257 -Supporting the Person Without Enabling

Apr 21, 2018 62:49

Description:

Supporting the Person Without Enabling Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director: AllCEUs Counselor Continuing Education Podcast host: Counselor Toolbox and Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Explore how a person becomes an enabler ~ Define enabling ~ Examine the consequences of enabling ~ Learn about the connection between enabling and co-dependency ~ Define characteristics of […]

258 -Hazing Prevention on College and High School Campuses

Apr 21, 2018 67:51

Description:

~ Define hazing ~ Explore the purpose of hazing ~ Identify alternatives to hazing ~ Identify the timeline for hazing prevention ~ Identify the role of administrators, coaches, the Panhellenic council, student-athletes, sorority and fraternity members and presidents, and counseling departments ~ Review the hazing “test”

256- Developing Social Justice and Culturally Responsive Care

Apr 15, 2018 59:32

Description:

Summary ~ Most people are unaware of all of their role, how those roles interact and how those roles impact how they interact with the world at large. ~ Increasing awareness of self and others is the first step in increasing social justice and reducing stress, conflict and depression ~ People need to become aware of different cultures in order to better understand other people ~ When people see discrimination or bias, they need to be able to identify it as such and be encouraged to take action.

255 -A Strengths Based Biopsychosocial Approach to Treating Addiction and Co-Occurring Disorders

Apr 14, 2018 77:46

Description:

Summary ~ A strengths based approach helps people build on what is working for them, what has worked in the past or what they think might work in the future ~ It emphasizes client choice and self-direction in goal setting to increase empowerment, investment and self-efficacy

252 Helping Families with Premature Infants

Apr 14, 2018 65:39

Description:

Families with infants in the NICU face unique challenges. Learn about special issues facing premature infants as well as how to help families who have a child in the NICU

251 Using a Strengths-Based Approach to Addressing Depression

Apr 11, 2018 60:44

Description:

A strengths based approach helps people build on what already works to help them achieve their goals.

254- A Strengths Based Biopsychosocial Approach to Addressing Bipolar Disorder

Apr 10, 2018 63:36

Description:

Strengths Based Biopsychosocial Approach to Recovery from Bipolar Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director, AllCEUs Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox and Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives What is bipolar What causes bipolar disorder (and how to mitigate it) Emotionally (Stress reduction, Anger Mangement, Happiness) Mentally (Cognitive Errors and Negativity, Self-Esteem) Physically (Exercise, Nutrition, Sleep, […]

253 -Postpartum Depression and Perinatal Mental Health Issues

Apr 7, 2018 73:21

Description:

Objectives ~ Define postpartum depression ~ Identify signs of postpartum psychosis ~ Identify Risk factors of PPD ~ Identify screening tools and protocols ~ Discuss the impact of PPD on the mother, child and family ~ Identify the cause of PPD ~ Explore current biopsychosocial interventions for PPD

250 Using a Strengths-Based Approach to Addressing Panic Disorder

Apr 7, 2018 62:04

Description:

A strengths based approach helps people build on what already works to help them achieve their goals.

249 Using a Strengths-Based Approach to Addressing Anxiety

Apr 4, 2018 69:31

Description:

A strengths based approach helps people build on what already works to help them achieve their goals.

248 Using Adult Learning Theory to Improve Treatment Delivery and Planning

Apr 1, 2018 60:26

Description:

Adult Education & Teaching Skills to Improve Treatment/Service Planning Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LMHC Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox and Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Find CEUs for this podcast on the Counselor Toolbox CEU spreadsheet Objectives ~ Redefine treatment plans ~ Examine how adult learning theory can help us create more individualized plans and objectives What […]

247- Assertiveness Skills

Mar 31, 2018 67:17

Description:

Assertiveness Skills Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox and Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Find CEUs for this podcast on the Counselor Toolbox CEU spreadsheet Objectives ~ Define Assertiveness ~ Overcoming the Stress Barrier ~ Overcoming the Social Barrier ~ Overcoming the Belief Barrier ~ Reality Check ~ Nonverbal behavior […]

246 Helping Clients Deal with Grief

Mar 28, 2018 66:15

Description:

~ Define grief ~ Conceptualize grief in terms of any loss ~ Identify how failure to deal with grief can impact a person ~ Explore the stages of grief ~ Review activities and interventions to help people grieve

245 – Neurobiology Understanding the Big 6 Neurotransmitters

Mar 27, 2018 0:00

Description:

Objectives ~ Define Neurobiology ~ For the following neurotransmitters, Dopamine, GABA, Serotonin, Acetylcholine, identify: Their mechanism of action/purpose, Symptoms of excess & insufficiency and more. CEU course is available at https://allceus.com/podcastCEUs

244 – Mindful Steps to Self Esteem

Mar 26, 2018 0:00

Description:

Understand what self esteem is, why it is important and how to develop it and all the different factors influencing it. CEU course is available at https://allceus.com/podcastCEUs

Special Episode | Surfing the Worry Imp’s Wave

Mar 23, 2018 30:08

Description:

Surfing the Worry Imp's Wave What  prompted you to write this book? I talk a lot in my classes about basic fears of rejection, isolation, failure, loss of control and the unknown triggering the fight or flight response.  What types of things do children often worry about? Why do children worry about things that adults […]

243 – Overview of Sex & Pornography Addiction and Interventions

Mar 21, 2018 55:42

Description:

Explore sex and pornography addiction, its functions and interventions to help clients gain control of their sexual behaviors. CEU course is available at https://allceus.com/podcastCEUs

242 -Addressing Eating Issues and Food Addiction

Mar 18, 2018 58:06

Description:

Food Addiction Counseling CEU Course: https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/493/c/ Objectives ~ Examine the difference between overeating and food addiction ~ Evaluate myths about food addiction ~ Explore the behavioral and biological mechanisms underlying food addiction ~ Identify ways to address food addiction triggers Why I Care/How It Impacts Recovery ~ Excessive food consumption is socially acceptable and food […]

241 -Relapse Prevention Strategies

Mar 17, 2018 61:13

Description:

Relapse Prevention for Co-Occurring Disorders Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director, AllCEUs Counseling CEU Course link https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/18/c/ Objectives ~ Define Relapse ~ Identify triggers and warning signs of relapse ~ Review Relapse Syndrome and possible interventions ~ Explore the acronym DREAM ~ Define and identify vulnerabilities ~ Define and identify exceptions ~ Develop […]

240 -Addressing Co-Dependency and Addiction

Mar 14, 2018 55:20

Description:

Co-Dependency Counseling CEU Course https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/492/c/ Objectives ~ Define codependency ~ Identify characteristics of the codependent relationship Why I Care/How It Impacts Recovery ~ Co-dependency can serve as an alternate addiction or distraction ~ Co-Dependents may use relationships to try to deal with depression or anxiety ~ Ultimately codependency is self-defeating because one of the few […]

239 -Addressing Depressive Symptoms in Early Recovery

Mar 11, 2018 72:28

Description:

Depression management interventions need to be individualized to address: ~ Acute crisis and dangerousness ~ Biomedical conditions and complications ~ Emotional, behavioral or cognitive issues ~ Readiness for change for EACH issue/objective ~ Strengths for addressing each issue ~ Relapse or continued problem potential ~ Stage of readiness for change ~ Recovery environment

238 -Addressing Vulnerabilities

Mar 10, 2018 62:28

Description:

Vulnerabilities are situations or things that make it more difficult to deal with life on life’s terms leading to depression, anxiety or “stress” or make it easier for you to over-react or get stuck. Learn how common sense strategies like good nutrition and adequate sleep can help reduce emotional turmoil.

237 -Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient

Mar 7, 2018 81:29

Description:

Intensive Outpatient Services: Clinical and Administrative Issues TIPs 46 & 47 Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LMHC Overview IOT ~ Multidimensional/Biopsychosocial ~ Recognizes dual disorders as chronic ~ Values case management ~ Blends evidence-based with community based services Core Features ~ 6–30 contact hours per week ~ Individualized step-up and step-down levels of care ~ Minimum […]

236 -Identification and Intervention with Complicated Grief

Mar 4, 2018 77:16

Description:

Complicated Grief Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox and Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Define Complicated Grief ~ Examine the impact of CG ~ Identify risk factors for CG ~ Explore tasks for successful grief resolution Definitions: ~ Loss: Change that includes being without someone or something; physical loss of something […]

235 -Suicidality Awareness and Treatment

Mar 3, 2018 77:35

Description:

Crisis Intervention and Preventing Suicide Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LMHC Objectives ~ The student will learn about: ~ How to estimate suicide risk ~ Factors altering risk of suicide and attempted suicide ~ Additional considerations in specific treatment settings ~ Strategies for enhancing motivation and promoting treatment engagement ~ Education points for the client and […]

234 -Legal Issues in Adult Mental Health

Mar 1, 2018 68:25

Description:

Legal Issues in Adult Mental Health Services Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox and Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Review common Legal issues in Adult Mental Health ~ Rights ~ Protection ~ Involuntary commitment ~ The ADA ~ Emotional Support Animals Legal and Ethical Concepts ~ Principles of Ethics ~ Beneficence: Duty […]

233 -Stigma and Discrimination Prevention

Feb 25, 2018 64:19

Description:

Reducing Stigma and Discrimination Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Ph.D., LMHC, LPC-MHSP Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox and Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Define stigma and discrimination ~ Explore the protections under the ADA ~ List several ways our consumers are stigmatized or discriminated against ~ Identify ways to fight discrimination Data ~ People experiencing mental health […]

232 -Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) CEU Workshop

Feb 25, 2018 47:59

Description:

~ Review the function of the SAP and how the SAP and LPC/LCSW may need to function together on an interdisciplinary team or in a co-occurring disorders treatment facility. ~ Review DOT policy on recreational and medical marijuana to ensure all LPCs and LCSWs are familiar with the restrictions on any of their clients who may fall under DOT supervision ~ Review the Final Rule that Changes the Definition of 'Service Agent' ~ Review the procedures for the Revised Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form (CCF) ~ Review the Final Rule: Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs

231 -Prevention of Mental Illness

Feb 21, 2018 62:35

Description:

Objectives ~ Identify strategies for the prevention of mental illness including ~ Community education ~ Early intervention services ~ Community resource development ~ Improving accessibility ~ Improving cultural sensitivity ~ Enhancing protective factors in the environment ~ Drug and domestic violence courts to break the cycle

230 -Trauma Informed Care Clinical Issues

Feb 18, 2018 62:33

Description:

Objectives ~ Define Trauma Informed Prevention and Treatment Objectives ~ Highlight Treatment Issues ~ Understand When and How to Make Referrals to Trauma Specific Services ~ Explore Trauma Specific Treatment Models, Integrated Models for Trauma, and Emerging Interventions

229 -Trauma Informed Care: The Impact of Trauma

Feb 17, 2018 62:23

Description:

Objectives ~ Learn About The Sequence of Trauma Reactions ~ Explore Common Immediate and Delayed Experiences and Responses to Trauma (Emotional, Physical, Cognitive, Behavioral and Existential) ~ Identify Specific impacts of Trauma ~ Explore the Impact of Trauma on the Family

Special Episode: Etherapy Treatment Modalities

Feb 16, 2018 55:07

Description:

Objectives ~ Review the different modalities and most common usages in counseling ~ Identify potential clinical and ethical issues ~ Learn about at least 3 unique ideas for doing online counseling ~ Define Treatment Structure

228 -Trauma Informed Care: Trauma Awareness

Feb 14, 2018 59:46

Description:

Objectives ~ Define and differentiate between the different types of trauma (individual, group, mass, natural or human caused) ~ Explore how trauma effects communities and cultures ~ Identify staff and agency issues that could cause retraumatization ~ Explore the objective and subjective characteristics of trauma and their biopsychosocial impact. ~ Identify characteristics that nurture resilience among individuals from diverse groups.

227 – Trauma Informed Care: A Sociocultural Perspective

Feb 11, 2018 64:48

Description:

Objectives ~ Define "What is Trauma" ~ Explore why trauma informed care is important ~ Learn the 3 key elements to a trauma informed approach: Realizing, recognizing and responding ~ Identify trauma informed intervention and treatment principles ~ Learn how to anticipate the interplay between treatment elements and clients' trauma histories ~ Identify the cross-cutting factors of culture

226 -10 Issues Unique to Treating Adolescents

Feb 10, 2018 61:47

Description:

TIPs 31 and 32 Screening, Assessment and Treatment of Adolescents Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LMHC Objectives ~ Identify 10 Unique Issues to the Assessment and Treatment of Adolescents Not Little Adults ~ Adolescent treatment requires an awareness of: ~ Developmental stages ~ Adolescent culture Adolescent Development ~ Cognitive ~ Early Adolescence ~ Emphasizes immediate reactions […]

225 -Bipolar and Depression: Assessment and Addressing 10 Side Effects of Medications

Feb 7, 2018 59:41

Description:

Bipolar and Depression Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LMHC Executive Director, AllCEUs.com Objectives ~ Differentially Diagnose Bipolar Disorder and Depression ~ Recognize general medical conditions and drugs that may mimic depression or mania ~ Understand the goals of psychiatric management of bipolar disorder and depression ~ Identify bipolar patients at increased risk of suicide ~ Understand […]

224 -Overview of Brief Interventions

Feb 4, 2018 61:35

Description:

10 Useful Brief Interventions and Brief Therapies Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Objectives ~ We will review: ~ Stages-of-Change Model ~ Goals of Brief Intervention ~ Components of Brief Interventions and Effective Brief Therapy ~ Essential Knowledge and Skills for Brief Interventions ~ When To Use Brief Therapy ~ Approaches to Brief Therapy […]

223 -Trauma Informed Care Assessment

Feb 3, 2018 56:06

Description:

16 Principles for Trauma Informed Assessment and Treatment ~ Promote Trauma awareness and understanding ~ Recognize That Trauma-Related Symptoms and Behaviors Originate From Adapting to Traumatic Experiences ~ View Trauma in the Context of Individuals’ Environments ~ Minimize the Risk of Retraumatization or Replicating Prior Trauma Dynamics ~ Create a Safe Environment ~ Identify Recovery […]

222 -Overview of Working with Alzheimer’s and Dementias

Jan 31, 2018 61:00

Description:

Explore symptoms of cognitive impairment in ~ Alzheimer’s ~ Dementias ~ Review APA Treatment Guidelines for counselors working with persons with Alzheimer’s ~ Identify methods for effective communication ~ Learn how to handle difficult behaviors

Special Episode- You Don’t Know What Your Don’t Know

Jan 30, 2018 40:54

Description:

Cecilia Briseno, LCSW-S discusses her workshop to help MSWs and BSWs identify the next step toward their LCSW and educates us about the training she does to teach clinicians how to do hardship evaluations for immigration

221 -TIP 26 Gambling and Addictions Issues and Interventions In the Elderly

Jan 29, 2018 59:03

Description:

Objectives ~ Review the data about substance abuse and gambling issues in older adults ~ Review screening for substance use and mental health disorders in the elderly ~ Identify risk factors for SA and MH issues ~ Review placement and treatment issues specific to older adults

220 -Tips for Enhancing and Understanding Mental Health in the Elderly

Jan 28, 2018 61:14

Description:

Important aspects of mental health for older adults include stable intellectual functioning, capacity for change and productive engagement with life. Cognitive Decline is often partly preventable

219 – Therapy with Eating Disorders

Jan 27, 2018 59:10

Description:

When working with people with eating disorders, it is important to shift paradigms to one of resourcefulness vs. sickness The therapeutic relationship determines clients willingness to openly discuss and explore behavior patterns, consider altering eating behavior and disclose accurate information. You can improve motivation by creating mutually agreeable goals for treatment, and understanding and tipping […]

218 – Eating Disorder Assessment Part 2

Jan 24, 2018 57:53

Description:

Eating Disorders Assessment Part 2 Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LPC, LMHC Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Review the prevalence of eating disorders ~ Identify assessment areas ~ Identify risk and protective factors ~ Explore complications ~ Explore potential guidelines for treatment ~ Based on APA Guidelines for Eating […]

217 – Eating Disorder Assessment Part 1

Jan 21, 2018 57:57

Description:

Eating Disorders Assessment Part 1 Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LPC, LMHC Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Review the prevalence of eating disorders ~ Identify assessment areas ~ Identify risk and protective factors ~ Explore complications ~ Explore potential guidelines for treatment ~ Based on APA Guidelines for Eating […]

216 – 10 Session Anger Management Protocol

Jan 20, 2018 56:39

Description:

Objectives ~ Learn about anger and it’s functions ~ Explore events and cues ~ Develop an anger control plan ~ Learn about the aggression cycle and how to change it ~ Review the ABCDEs and thought stopping ~ Assertiveness and conflict resolution skills ~ Alternatives for expressing anger ~ Relaxation Interventions ~ Explore how past learning from your family of origin can influence current behavior

215 -10 Risk Factors, Warning Signs and Protective Factors for Suicidality

Jan 17, 2018 59:25

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~ Explore/review risk and protective factors for suicidality ~Discuss ways to reduce risk and enhance protective factors ~ Identify suicide warning signs IS PATH WARMED ~ Learn the SPLASH acronym for suicide screening

214 -Culturally Responsive Counseling with Persons Who Are LGBTQ2IK

Jan 14, 2018 57:24

Description:

~ Learn terminology specific to the LGBTQ2IK community ~ Explore specific verbal and nonverbal communication issues ~ Learn the stages of the coming out process ~ Review Neisen's 3-Phase Model for Recovery From Shame and counselor tasks ~ Identify LGBTQ2IK Cultural Issues ~ Identify how race, culture and ethnicity impact identity development and acculturation ~ Identify specific treatment issues which may be unique to this population ~ Learn about the Family Acceptance Project

213 -15 Principles of Client Centered Care

Jan 13, 2018 59:47

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~ Client Centered Care empowers the client to actively participate in his/her care and develop an understanding of the interaction between his/her environment and self. ~ Improves treatment compliance ~ Leads to more rapid and enduring improvements ~ Starts with caring

212 10 Principles of Crisis Intervention

Jan 12, 2018 57:05

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Define crisis ~ Identify the 6 basic threats and how they relate to crisis ~ Discuss characteristics of crisis ~ Examine cultural influences in behaviors ~ Explore the SAFERR model ~ Identify 10 principles of crisis intervention

211 -Relapse Prevention Strategies for Coaches and Counselors

Jan 7, 2018 57:03

Description:

Relapse Prevention Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director AllCEUs Objectives ~ Define relapse in terms of addiction as well as mental health ~ Examine relapse prevention techniques ~ Explore needs of the person: Psychosocial and Maslovian What is Relapse ~ Relapse is the return to addictive behaviors or the recurrence of mood symptoms […]

210 -Brief Interventions and Brief Therapies

Jan 6, 2018 57:52

Description:

8 Useful Brief Interventions and Brief Therapies Objectives ~ We will review: ~ Stages-of-Change Model ~ Goals of Brief Intervention ~ Components of Brief Interventions and Effective Brief Therapy ~ Essential Knowledge and Skills for Brief Interventions ~ When To Use Brief Therapy ~ Approaches to Brief Therapy ~ Components of Effective Brief Therapy ~ […]

209 -Culturally Responsive Services for African Americans

Jan 4, 2018 58:01

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Culturally responsive Service with African American Clients Objectives ~ African Americans or Blacks are people whose origins are “in any of the black racial groups of Africa” ~ The term includes ~ Descendants of African slaves brought to this country against their will ~ More recent immigrants from Africa, the Caribbean, and South or Central […]

352 -Attachment and Its Impact on Mental Health

Jan 3, 2018 60:36

Description:

Attachment with a primary caregiver helps us for our initial map or model of what relationships are supposed to be like. While difficult, damage done from an insecure or nonexistent primary attachment can be repaired. As we age, we develop adult attachments which are bidirectional and formed with multiple people to help us navigate through life.

207 -Culturally responsive Services with Asian Persons

Dec 31, 2017 59:45

Description:

Improving Cultural Competence Working with Asian People Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Learn about Asian cultures, traditions and values as they relate to mental health ~ Learn about communication styles to help the counselor more effectively communicate […]

206 -Culturally Responsive Services with Hispanic Patients

Dec 30, 2017 53:44

Description:

Improving Cultural Competence Working with Latino/Latina Persons Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives A Framework ~ The ecological systems approach provides a structure for understanding the importance of cultural adaptation in social work practice. ~ Macro Level: Culture frames […]

205 -Culturally Responsive Services with Native American Clients

Dec 27, 2017 60:40

Description:

There are 566 federally recognized American Indian Tribes, and their members speak more than 150 languages, and numerous other Tribes recognized only by states and others that still go unrecognized by government agencies of any sort. Native Americans who belong to federally recognized Tribes and communities are members of sovereign Indian nations that exist within […]

204 -Overview of Multicultural Counseling

Dec 24, 2017 59:44

Description:

Improving Cultural Competence SAMHSA TIP 59 Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director: AllCEUs.com Counselor education Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox, Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Define assumptions about cultural competence ~ Define Race, Ethnicity and Culture ~ Explore the problems with limited cultural competence ~ Explore ways in which culture impacts ~ […]

203 -Motivational Enhancement Techniques Part 2

Dec 23, 2017 59:19

Description:

Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment Part 2 Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Learn about the nautre of change ~ Explore the different stages of readiness for change ~ Learn about goals and interventions for […]

202 -5 Motivational Enhancement Techniques Part 1

Dec 21, 2017 57:25

Description:

Motivation is positive and a key to change. It “harnesses” energy to use to accomplish a task. It is important to realize that motivation is multidimensional including what will make the client feel happy, have more energy, reduce pain, improve health, improve relationships, earn more money, or be more successful. However, motivation can fluctuate over […]

201 -Overcoming Biases and Anxieties in Clinical Supervision

Dec 16, 2017 60:48

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Providing Feedback, Addressing Anxiety and Overcoming Biases Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Review types of supervisory intervention ~ Identify types of biases and ways to overcome them ~ Identify types of anxieties and how to address them […]

200 -Creative Ways to Use Observation in Clinical Supervision

Dec 16, 2017 56:34

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Creative Methods of Supervision Creative ways to use video and audio tapes Run the video in fast-forward to convey a heightened image of the counselors and clients body movements On a video, turn down the audio to try to fill in what is being said on the basis of nonverbals On a video, cover the […]

199 -12 Things Supervisees Need to Learn in Clinical Supervision

Dec 13, 2017 58:12

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12 Things Counselors Need to Learn and How Supervisors Can Facilitate Them Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Define 12 things counselors need to learn and discuss how supervisors can facilitate them What Counselors Need to Learn ~ […]

198 -3 Stages of Supervisor and Supervisee Development

Dec 10, 2017 54:34

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3 Stages of Supervisor & Supervisee Development Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Review the stages of supervisor and supervisee development ~ Forming ~ Storming ~ Norming Supervisor and Supervisee Development The supervisor provides: ~ Nonjudgmental support ~ […]

197-5 Influences on the Supervisory Relationship

Dec 9, 2017 57:29

Description:

5 Main Influences in Clinical Supervision Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Explore the 5 Main Influences in Clinical Supervision ~ Philosophical foundation ~ Descriptive dimensions ~ The supervisor’s stage of development ~ The supervisee’s stage of development […]

196 -10 Common Errors in Clinical Supervision

Dec 6, 2017 61:06

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12 Common Errors in Supervision Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Error 1: Doing Harm to the Counselor ~ Error 2: Failing to Observe ~ Error 3: Passive Supervision ~ Error 4: Failure to Focus on Reciprocal Effects […]

195 -10 Issues in the Diagnosis of Developmental and Neurocognitive Disorders

Dec 3, 2017 55:57

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10 Issues in the Diagnosis of Developmental and Neurocognitive Disorders Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ~ ADHD ~ Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorder ~ Dementia (Vascular, Lewy Body) ~ Mystery Dx Autism Spectrum Disorder […]

194 -10 Issues in the Diagnosis of Addictions and Eating Disorders

Dec 2, 2017 59:43

Description:

12 Errors in Addiction and Eating Disorder Diagnosis Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder ~ Anorexia ~ Bulimia ~ Binge Eating Disorder ~ Substance Use Disorder ~ Internet Gaming Disorder ~ Gambling Disorder ~ […]

193 -8 Common Errors in the Diagnosis of Personality Disorders – Addiction Counselor Training Series

Nov 27, 2017 59:03

Description:

8 common errors that can keep people from accessing adequate and accurate treatment

192 -10 Ways to Use Patient Placement Criteria to Improve Treatment – Addiction Counselor Training Series

Nov 25, 2017 58:35

Description:

Learn how to use the ASAM and FARS to guide treatment planning and increase patient motivation

191 -10 Common Errors in the Diagnosis of Mood Disorders and PTSD – Addiction Counselor Training Series

Nov 22, 2017 60:00

Description:

Ever wonder why diagnoses seem to change? It could be becomes of some of these common diagnostic errors

190 -Communicating with the Cognitively Impaired

Nov 20, 2017 61:41

Description:

Cognitive impairments can happen with age, as a result of drug use or due to brain trauma from exposure to alcohol in-utero, car accidents, sports injuries etc. Clinicians need to be aware of what to look for in their patients and regularly screen for cognitive impairments.

189 -Using Research to Enhance Your Practice

Nov 19, 2017 55:02

Description:

Research involves being an informed consumer of current research, conducting your own research and finding best and promising practices to enhance your effectiveness and efficiency. Review how to evaluate research, sources of free, peer-reviewed research and sources of research-based best practices (also free in many cases)

188 -Role of the Family and Community in Prevention and Treatment | Addiction Counselor Training Series

Nov 15, 2017 59:10

Description:

Addiction and mental health issues are very complex. Unless the aspects of the environment in which the person lives and works which triggered the problem to begin with are addressed, individual interventions will only be moderately helpful. Learn about the myriad of different interventions which can be deployed through daycare, schools, community centers, physicians and more to prevent the onset of mental health and behavioral disorders

187 -Models of Treatment

Nov 12, 2017 58:04

Description:

Models of Treatment Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Define the principles of effective treatment ~ Explore current trends and practices ~ Identify common approaches to treatment ~ Identify the main components of each approach ~ Compare and contrast […]

186 -Mental Disorders Caused by Substance Abuse | FASD and Alcoholic Dementia

Nov 11, 2017 59:56

Description:

Mental Disorders Caused by Addiction Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Define Alcohol Related Brain Damage ~ Explore how an awareness of ARBD is vital for mental health as well as addiction counselors ~ Learn about the symptoms of […]

185 -Common Co-Occurring Issues

Nov 8, 2017 59:25

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Common Co-Occurring Issues: Exploring the interaction between mental health, physical health and addiction Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Objectives ~ Review what a healthy person needs ~ Review how different addictions may cause or be caused by ~ Mood disorders […]

Special Episode Opiate Commission Report

Nov 6, 2017 36:30

Description:

Opiate Commission Preliminary Report Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director: AllCEUs Counseling Education https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/whitehouse.gov/files/ondcp/commission-interim-report.pdf Training on basic addiction counselor competencies  or Addiction Counselor Certification Training Intro ~ In 2015, 27 million people reported current use of illegal drugs or abuse of prescription drugs. ~ Only 10 percent of the nearly 21 million citizens with a substance […]

184 -Differential Diagnosis: Exploring the Framing Bias

Nov 5, 2017 56:41

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Differential Diagnosis Exploring the Framing Bias Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director: AllCEUs.com, Counselor Education and Training Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Counseling CEUs are available at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/search?q=framing+bias Objectives ~ Define the framing bias ~ Explore medial, substance and mood symptoms which may overlap ~ Identify how many “problem” behaviors are […]

183 -Neuropsychobiology: Dopamine, Serotonin, GABA | Addiction Counselor Certification Training

Nov 4, 2017 57:29

Description:

Neurobiology: Dopamine, GABA, Serotonin, Acetylcholine Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director, AllCEUs.com Counseling CEUs for this podcast can be found at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/752/c/ Objectives ~ Define Neurobiology ~ For the following neurotransmitters, Dopamine, GABA, Serotonin, Acetylcholine, identify ~ Their mechanism of action/purpose ~ Where they are found ~ Symptoms of excess & insufficiency ~ […]

182 -Human Development and Mental Health: Adulthood Thorough Old Age | Addiction Counselor Certification Series

Nov 1, 2017 57:48

Description:

Human Development Part 2 Adulthood through Old Age Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director: AllCEUs Counseling CEUs and Specialty Certificates Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox, Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Counseling CEUs can be found at AllCEUs Counseling Continuing Education Objectives ~ Review stages of Adult Development (Erickson, Valliant, Levinson) ~ Identify biological, psychological […]

181 -Developmental Issues Impacting Mental Health

Oct 29, 2017 59:10

Description:

Our ability to form healthy relationships, define our identity and cope with life is strongly impacted by what happens as we grow up. This presentation discusses what needs to happen at each stage, how parents can prevent problems, and how adults can "reparent" themselves to address issues stemming from their childhood.

180 -Continuum of Co-Occurring Mental Health and Addictive Disorders

Oct 28, 2017 58:18

Description:

Continuum of Co-Occurring DisordersContinuum of Co-Occurring Disorders Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC  Executive Director: AllCEUs Counseling CEUs and Specialty Certificates  Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox, Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery CEUs can be earned for this podcast at AllCEUs.com.  Learn more about our addiction counselor training options at https://allceus.com/certification Objectives~ Explore a couple cross cutting […]

179 – Biopsychosocial Impact of Addiction & Mental Health Issues on the Family and Community

Oct 25, 2017 58:55

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Biopsychosocial Impact of Addiction on Family and CommunityBiopsychosocial Impact of Addiction on Family and Community Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director: AllCEUs Counseling CEUs and Specialty Certificates Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox, Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery CEU courses based on this project are at https://allceus.com OR Register for the live webinar-based addiction counselor […]

178 Biopsychosocial Effects of Co Occurring Disorders | Addiction Counselor Certification

Oct 22, 2017 66:04

Description:

Explore the biopsychosocial impact of anxiety, depression and addiction on the individual, learn about the history of drug use. Part of the Addiction Counselor Certification Training and Mental Health Counselor Continuing Education Series

177 -Systems Impact on Mood and Addictive Disorders

Oct 21, 2017 58:46

Description:

Learn about the impact of the exosystem (culture, community, politics, economics etc.) on the development of mood and addictive disorders. Part of the Addiction Counselor Certification Training and Mental Health Counselor Continuing Education Series

176 Sociological Approach to Reducing Risk and Increasing Resilience | Live Addiction Counselor Certification

Oct 18, 2017 59:57

Description:

Examine factors impacting the development of mood and addictive disorders from the individual to the family, community, work/school and ways to enhance resiliency factors. Part of the Addiction Counselor Certification Training and Mental Health Counselor Continuing Education Series

175 -Models and Theories of Mental Disorders and Addiction

Oct 15, 2017 56:04

Description:

To effectively address mood or addictive disorders you need to have a model in mind of what causes them, just like to prevent or treat a cold, you have to know what causes it. This podcast reviews some of the more prominent models used to describe the development of both mental health and addictive disorders. Part of the Addiction Counselor Certification Training and Mental Health Counselor Continuing Education Series

174 -Addressing Procrastination

Oct 14, 2017 52:56

Description:

Learn why we often put off until tomorrow what we could do today. Help clients increase motivation and develop tools to overcome procrastination. Part of the Mental Health Counselor Continuing Education Series

173 Happiness Habits

Oct 7, 2017 67:33

Description:

Happiness Habits Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director: AllCEUs Counseling CEUs and Specialty Certificates Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox, Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery A direct link to the counseling CEU course is https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/745/c/ Objectives ~ Learn why these habits contribute to recovery from addiction and mood issues and techniques to help clients implement […]

172 -Spiritual Steps to Recovery

Oct 1, 2017 54:55

Description:

Spiritual Steps to Recovery Here is a direct link to the counseling CEU class Objectives ~ Define spirituality ~ Explore why the following spiritual principles are important to recovery and how to develop them ~ Honesty ~ Hope ~ Faith ~ Courage and Willingness ~ Discipline Define Spirituality ~ Spirituality can be thought of as: […]

171 -Empowering Clients to Embrace Success

Oct 1, 2017 51:32

Description:

Embracing success improves confidence and enhances motivation. A failure mindset or being only partially confident or committed often leads to poor follow through and outcomes.

170 -The Many Facets of Anger (And Interventions)

Sep 30, 2017 57:32

Description:

Anger comes in many shapes: Jealousy, envy, rage, irritation, resentment, guilt and shame to name a few. It is important to understand that all of these feelings represent a perceived threat to your person or self concept and to address them accordingly so they do not drain energy that could be used for positive pursuits.

169 -Cognitive Behavioral Group Activities

Sep 24, 2017 60:11

Description:

Cognitive behavioral has at its core addressing unhelpful thoughts. In groups a variety of people can contribute different perspectives and help each other identify a more helpful way of approaching distress. We explore ABCs, cognitive restructuring, contracting, functional analysis and more....

168 -Behavior Modification | Universal Application

Sep 23, 2017 59:33

Description:

Learn how to apply principles of reinforcement, punishment and create triggers in the environment to increase positive behaviors.

167 -Developing Momentum in Therapeutic Relationships

Sep 17, 2017 52:23

Description:

Identify reasons progress may stall out and ways to address it to keep momentum going and help clients create a rich and meaningful life.

166 -Group Activities for Teaching Interpersonal Skills

Sep 16, 2017 58:55

Description:

Learn why it is important to help clients develop interpersonal skills and identify activities that can be used in group and individual counseling to teach interpersonal effectiveness skills.

165 -Don’t S***on the Present | Addressing Anxiety and Regret

Sep 10, 2017 56:06

Description:

Don’t S*** on the Present Addressing Anxiety and Regret Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director: AllCEUs Counseling CEUs and Specialty Certificates Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox, Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Counseling CEUs can be earned for this presentation at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/716/c/2 Objectives ~ Explore the concept of anxiety and regret being energy tied up […]

164 -Walking the Middle Path -Attributions and Locus of Control

Sep 9, 2017 50:59

Description:

Walking the Middle Path Locus of Control and Attributions Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director: AllCEUs Counseling CEUs and Specialty Certificates Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox, Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Counseling CEUs can be earned for this presentation at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/715/c/2 Objectives ~ Define Locus of Control (Empowerment vs. Powerlessness) ~ Explore how both […]

Disaster Response Tips for Counselors | Special Episode

Sep 9, 2017 74:33

Description:

During and after a disaster there is often an increase in people dealing with symptoms of distress. Learn tips and tools to help people address stress while in shelters, sheltering in place and immediately after the disaster before things return to "normal."

163 -Addressing Treatment Noncompliance and Resistance

Sep 3, 2017 55:58

Description:

Examine why clients may not do what we want them to do and interventions to help us better tailor interventions to meet their needs and maintain their motivations

162 -Jungian Archetypes and Personality

Sep 2, 2017 70:53

Description:

Explore Jungian archetypes, the collective unconscious and potential stuck points for each personality type.

160 -Acronyms for Addiction and Mental Health Recovery

Aug 28, 2017 57:00

Description:

Acronyms provide a useful way for clients to remember tools for recovery. Clinicians can use these in group by introducing the acronym, explaining the importance of the concept for recovery and helping clients define how they can use each element of the acronym in their recovery.

161 -Acceptance Tools for Recovery

Aug 27, 2017 53:56

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Acceptance is one of the first and last steps to helping people identify and let go of stuck points. Once people quit fighting with what should or should not be, they can accept what is and decide the next course of action to continue moving toward those things that are meaningful to them

159 -7 Habits to Recovery from Depression and Anxiety

Aug 20, 2017 46:51

Description:

7 Habits for Effective Recovery Counseling CEUs are available for this presentation at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/710/c/ Objectives ~ Review the 7-Habits of Highly Effective People and how they apply to recovery from mental health and addiction issues Be Proactive ~ Be response-able ~ Your life (Vehicle) ~ What people things and activities are important to your life? […]

158 -Building Resilience

Aug 19, 2017 56:23

Description:

Building Resilience Counseling CEs are available for this presentation at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/709/c/ The Art of Resilience ~ Resilience is a process or lifestyle that enables people to bounce back in the face of adversity ~ “a dynamic process encompassing positive adaptation within the context of significant adversity” (Luthar, Cicchetti, & Becker, 2000) ~ Resilience develops over […]

157 Preventing PTSD in First Responders

Aug 13, 2017 59:46

Description:

Learn about cumulative PTSD and what can be done to best strengthen the individual and the organization to help prevent PTSD from developing. These techniques include regularly helping people find meaning in what they do, ensuring that they get support and encouragement after stressful events and educating them about health practices which can prevent vulnerabilities.

156 -Cognitive Processing Therapy with Anxiety, PTSD and Chronic Illness

Aug 13, 2017 59:07

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Cognitive Processing Therapy helps people take a step back, unhook from their feelings and identify and process thoughts which are keeping them stuck feeling helpless. Learn how this can be applied not only to PTSD but also anxiety disorders and chronic illnesses.

155 -Helping Patients with Borderline Parents

Aug 12, 2017 61:13

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Borderline parenting styles can leave children feeling unlovable, out of control and unable to deal with their own emotions and fears of abandonment. In this presentation we examine how adult children of borderline parents can address some of the damage that was done.

154 -Addressing Abandonment Fears

Aug 6, 2017 59:49

Description:

Low self esteem often means people rely on others to tell them they are good enough and lovable. When you are not able to tell yourself these things, then it is terrifying if other people reject you or go away. We examine some of the traits that underlie abandonment fears and how to address them

152 -Addressing Personality Disordered and Addictive Behavior

Aug 5, 2017 57:10

Description:

Learn how many of the symptoms of active addiction and borderline personality are similar and how to help people manage these pervasive, unhelpful ways of dealing with distress

151 -Strengths Based Approach to Treating PTSD

Jul 23, 2017 55:00

Description:

PTSD impacts millions of people. Learn about why the symptoms make sense from a survival perspective and ways to address and reduce those symptoms

150 -Strengths Based Approach to Anxiety Treatment

Jul 22, 2017 54:59

Description:

Anxiety plagues millions of people. Instead of trying to learn all new skills to address it, this presentation helps you consider skills and tools that you already have that are currently working.

149 -Acceptance And Commitment Therapy Overview

Jul 16, 2017 58:46

Description:

ACT and the Matrix What Every Counselor Should Know with Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery CEUs based on this video are available at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/519/c/ Objectives ~ Review the main points of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ~ Review how to apply the matrix ~ Identify the shortcut […]

148 -Medical Error Prevention in a Comprehensive System of Care

Jul 15, 2017 53:42

Description:

Medical Error Prevention in Comprehensive Integrated Systems of Care 2017 Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP Executive Director: AllCEUs Counselor Education Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox, Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery CEUs are available on demand for this video at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/698/c/ Objectives ~ Identify medical errors common in a comprehensive integrated system of care including pain management […]

146 -Assessment and Patient Placement Instruments

Jul 9, 2017 47:43

Description:

Assessment Tools  ASAM, FARS, LOCUS Counseling CEU courses which include this podcast can be found at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/search?q=patient+placement+criteria Objectives ~ Differentiate between level of care guidelines and patient placement criteria ~ Learn about the Functional Assessment Rating Scale (Required in some states) ~ Learn about the ASAM (Required by most insurers) ~ Learn about the LOCUS […]

147 -Serotonin Syndrome Overview for Clinicians (Medical Error Prevention)

Jul 9, 2017 38:35

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Serotonin syndrome is a life threatening issue which can be caused by taking recreational, over-the-counter or prescription drugs. Find out which common drugs or herbal supplements your patients might take which could kill them.

145b -Ethics, Business Practices and Online Counseling

Jul 1, 2017 37:05

Description:

Online Counseling Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Ph.D., LMHC, LPC-MHSP Charles Snipes IT Director AllCEUs.com & DataTriangle.com Overview ~ History of Online Counseling ~ Reasons for Online Counseling ~ Methods of Online Counseling ~ Ethics of Online Counseling ~ The Business Aspects – Choosing a Virtual Office – Possible Features – How much to charge – Marketing: […]

145 -Online Counseling Business Practices

Jul 1, 2017 23:36

Description:

Online Counseling Business Practices 2 Hours Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LPC-MHSM, LMHC Executive Director: AllCEUs Counselor Education Host: Counselor Toolbox Objectives ~ Provide information about website development ~ Discuss search engine optimization ~ Identify ways to attract clients and market ~ Review methods for accepting payment and setting appointments Website Development ~ Website development services. […]

144 -Improving Cultural Competence Part 3 Understanding the Cultures of Addiction and Recovery

Jun 30, 2017 54:04

Description:

Recovery from mental health or addiction issues requires a shift from the culture of illness to the culture of recovery. We explore some of the challenges faced and how becoming acculturated to recovery can add stress and what clinicians can do to help.

143 -Improving Cultural Competence Part 2

Jun 25, 2017 61:21

Description:

Learn about how your clinical worldview and the culture of counseling impacts your work with clients

142 -Improving Cultural Competence SAMHSA TIP 59 Part 1 of 3

Jun 24, 2017 64:23

Description:

The first in a 3 part series, we examine how culture is even more diverse than we once thought and at the impact on clinicians who are culturally encapsulated.

141 Technology Assisted Care SAMHSA TIP 60

Jun 18, 2017 57:58

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As generation Z comes of age and technology becomes more mainstream it will become a cultural imperative to be able to offer online resources for clients to improve access and become responsive to their ways of learning, communicating and being

140 -Disaster Planning for Mental Health and Recovery Residences

Jun 17, 2017 57:32

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Disaster Planning: An Ethical Obligation Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director: AllCEUs Counselor Education Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery This course is available on-demand here: https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/search?q=Risk+and+Disaster+Management or as part of our Recovery Residence Administrator Training Program https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/619/c/ Objectives ~    Rationale and Process for Disaster Planning ~    Preparing for Disaster ~    Continuity Planning […]

139 -Risk Management for Mental Health and Recovery Residences

Jun 11, 2017 57:52

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This course is available on-demand here: https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/search?q=Risk+and+Disaster+Management or as part of our Recovery Residence Administrator Training Program https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/619/c/ Objectives What is Risk ~    The combination of the probability of an event and it’s consequences Benefits of Risk Management ~    Provides a framework for consistent, quality services ~    Improves decision making, planning and prioritization ~    Contributes to […]

138 -Confidentiality, HIPAA and HITECH Overview Part 2

Jun 10, 2017 43:19

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HIPAA, HITECH provide baseline standards for not only protecting confidentiality, but also ensuring accessibility to protected health information during a disaster, to coordinate care and for the patient to review.

137 -Confidentiality, HIPAA and HITECH Overview Part 1

Jun 10, 2017 57:20

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Confidentiality, HIPAA and HITECH Brought to you by AllCEUs.com Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes An on-demand CEU course will be available for this class at allceus.com Objectives ~ Review HIPAA and HITECH regulations as they pertain to maintaining confidentiality and security of PHI ~ Encourage critical assessment of your work practices for compliance. ~ Get through the presentation with […]

136 -Identifying and Addressing Irrational Thoughts to Reduce Anxiety and Depression

Jun 4, 2017 53:42

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Irrational thoughts are often full of cognitive distortions which keep clients feeling unlovable, unworthy and afraid. By helping them address their unhelpful thinking styles and replace them with more moderate or even positive thoughts, they can start moving toward their goal of happiness and recovery.

Cognitive Distortions – Understanding and Addressing Them

Jun 3, 2017 61:48

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Cognitive distortions are unhelpful ways of thinking such as viewing events in all or none terms or taking everything personally. This presentation helps you examine ways to encourage clients to develop psychological flexibility and dispute unhelpful thoughts that are keeping them stuck.

Behavior Modification and Goal Setting: Avoiding Traps and Pitfalls

May 28, 2017 61:51

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Changing behaviors means being aware of discriminitive stimuli (triggers) to minimize the triggers for the negative behaviors and enhance the triggers for new, positive behaviors. It also involves understanding what make a behavior rewarding and punishing for each person in order to ensure motivation. Finally, we want to ensure frequent rewards and successes by setting and rewarding achievement of small goals.

133 -Pharmacology of Opiates

May 27, 2017 39:14

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Pharmacology of  Opiates Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director: AllCEUs.com Counseling Continuing Education Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox, Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Counseling and social work CEUs are available on Demand for this podcast at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/search?q=opiates Objectives ~    Examine the following for opiates ~    Types of drugs ~    The short and long term effect […]

132 -Triggers and Cravings

May 21, 2017 53:52

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Triggers and Cravings CEUs are available on demand for this podcast at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/19/c/ Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director, AllCEUs.com Objectives ~    Define a trigger ~    Discuss the function of triggers ~    Explore triggers for mental health symptoms ~    Explore how triggers lead to cravings and obsessive thinking ~    Explore the concept of […]

131 -Group Counseling with Anger, Anxiety, Addiction and Depression

May 20, 2017 56:08

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Using Groups to Address Anger, Anxiety, Depression and Addiction Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes  Executive Director, AllCEUs Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness isn’t Brain Surgery Author: Journey to Recovery (2015) & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery (2017) Objectives Review the benefits of groups Identify the modalities for group goals for psychoeducational and skills groups addressing […]

130 -Group Counseling 6-7

May 14, 2017 58:14

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Group Therapy (TIP 41) Chapter 6&7 Leadership Skills & Common Errors Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC, NCC Executive Director, AllCEUs Module 6 Objectives Objectives: ~ Discuss the characteristics of group leaders. ~ Describe concepts and techniques for conducting substance abuse treatment group therapy. Leaders Choose ~ How much leadership to exercise ~ How to structure the group ~ When […]

129 -Group Counseling 3-5

May 13, 2017 54:10

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Group Therapy (TIP 41) Chapters 3-5 Stages of Treatment and Process Issues Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC, NCC Executive Director, AllCEUs Module 3 Goal and Objectives Goal: Provide an overview of how to match clients with groups, depending on clients’ readiness to change and their ethnic and cultural experiences. Objectives: ~ Match clients with substance […]

128 -Group Counseling 1-2

May 7, 2017 51:50

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Group Therapy (TIP 41) Chapter 1 Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC Executive Director, AllCEUsTraining Objectives ~ Goal: ◦ Provide an overview of group therapy used in substance abuse treatment. ~ Objectives: ◦ Discuss the use of group therapy in substance abuse treatment. ◦ Define five group therapy models used in substance abuse treatment. ◦ Explain the advantages of group therapy. […]

127 -Treating Opiate Addiction

May 6, 2017 56:53

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Treating Opiate Addiction Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs California Drug and Alcohol Treatment Assessment's Findings ~ Treatment was cost beneficial averaging $7 returned for every dollar invested ~ Patients in MAT showed the greatest reduction in intensity of heroin use ~ Decreased healthcare use ~ Number of days of hospitalization, down  more than half during MAT […]

126 -Problem Solving Skills

Apr 30, 2017 51:50

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Problem Solving Strategies Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Objectives ~    Review the 4 options for problem solving ~    Go over problem solving steps ~    Review concepts such as force field analysis, root cause analysis, backward chaining Problem Solving Options ~    Stay Miserable or, Make Things Worse, by creating […]

125 -Using Dialectics to Reduce Emotional Turmoil

Apr 29, 2017 54:43

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Dialectical Strategies Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes CEUs are available for this series at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/665/c/ Objectives ~    Define Dialectical Theory ~    Review Dialectical Strategies to help clients identify ~    Truth ~    Reality Walking the Middle Path-Dialectics ~    The universe is filled with opposing sides/forces Ex. Losses, Changes, Recovery ~    Good/Bad ~   […]

124 -Interpersonal Effectiveness

Apr 23, 2017 56:16

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Interpersonal Effectiveness Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs counselor education Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery CEUs are available for this podcast at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/665/c/ Objectives ~    Define interpersonal effectiveness ~    Examine the goals of interpersonal effectiveness ~    Identify barriers to interpersonal effectiveness Definition and Goals ~   […]

123 -Dialectical Behavior Therapy Part 2 Mindfulness

Apr 22, 2017 56:43

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Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery: Mindfulness and Relaxation Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Host: Counselor Toolbox CEUs are available for this podcast at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/665/c/ Objectives ~    Review the function of mindfulness and a variety of mindfulness techniques ~    Explore the concept of relaxation ~    Identify different methods of relaxation Mindfulness ~    Being aware […]

122 -Dialectical Behavior Therapy Part 1 Understanding Dialectical Theory

Apr 16, 2017 50:31

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Dialectical Theory Facilitator: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes CEUs for this webcast can be earned through ondemand classes found at CEUs are available for this podcast at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/665/c/ Objectives ~    The Basics of DBT ~    The B in DBT: What You Need to Know About Behavior ~    Mindfulness ~    Reducing Emotional Reactivity ~    Distress Tolerance Skills ~   […]

121 -Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Part 2

Apr 15, 2017 57:24

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Trauma Focused CBT Part 2 Treating Trauma and Traumatic Grief in Children & Adolescents Objectives ~    Continue learning about TF-CBT ~    Explore ~    Cognitive Triangle ~    Creating the Trauma Narrative ~    Cognitive Processing ~    Behavior Management ~    Parent-Child Sessions ~    Explore ways to use TF-CBT with adult clients Cognitive Coping ~    Recognize and understand the […]

120 -Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Part 1

Apr 8, 2017 53:56

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Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a useful tool to assist clients, especially children and adolescents who have been exposed to trauma and are experiencing trauma-related, acute stress or Post Traumatic Stress symptoms.

119 -Addictions and Co-Occurring Disorders: Common Issues and Interventions

Apr 6, 2017 56:13

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There are many issues common across disorders in early recovery. It helps clients increase a sense of control, hope and motivation when these issues are identified early and they are given tools and tasks to help them start improving their quality of life.

118 -Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Mental Health

Apr 2, 2017 59:22

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Mental Health and Criminal Justice Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director AllCEUs.com, Counseling Continuing Education Podcast Host: Counselor Toolbox & Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery CEUs are available for this podcast at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/127/c/ Objectives ~    Where to begin… ~    Explore the scope of the problem ~    Identify the impact of the […]

117 -Motivational Enhancement

Apr 1, 2017 55:13

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Enhancing motivation enables people to not only get excited, but stay excited and determined to change. It involves identifying what they want to work on and their hoped for outcome and helping them make that happen.

116 -Understanding Complex Trauma in Children and Adolescents

Mar 29, 2017 61:22

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Complex Trauma in Children and Adolescents CEUs can be earned for this presentation at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/158/c/ Resources ~ This presentation is based, in part, upon ~ a white paper from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network: “Complex Trauma in Children and Adolescents” 2003 ~ Child-Witnessed Domestic Violence and its Adverse Effects on Brain Development https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4193214/ ~ The Adverse Childhood Experiences […]

115 -Relapse Prevention for Addiction and Mental Health Issues

Mar 26, 2017 58:54

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Relapse is a return to a prior state. This can be anxiety, depression, addiction or other states. Relapse prevention involves being mindful of your relapse warning signs, and increasing effort and focus on the relapse prevention plan.

114 -PTSD: Understanding the Functional Nature of Symptoms

Mar 25, 2017 56:24

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From a survival standpoint, the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress make a lot of sense. We will explore the possible reasons for these symptoms and interventions that can be used to assist clients in creating a resilient recovery narrative.

113 -Medication Assisted Therapies: A Primer for Mental Health Clinicians

Mar 22, 2017 58:40

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There is a lot of controversy about medication assisted therapy. In this episode we explore the types of MAT for nicotine, opiates and alcohol and different ways medication can be used to assist people in reducing cravings and maintaining recovery from other drugs or abuse and addictive behaviors

112 -The Neurobiological Impact of Psychological Trauma: The HPA-Axis

Mar 19, 2017 57:44

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The Neurobiological Impact of Psychological Trauma: The HPA-Axis An on-demand course based on this product is available for CEUs at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/650/c/ Objectives ~    Define and explain the HPA-Axis ~    Identify the impact of trauma on the HPA Axis ~    Identify the impact of chronic stress/cumulative trauma on the HPA-Axis ~    Identify symptoms of HPA-Axis dysfunction […]

111 -Addiction and Co-Occurring Disorders Part 2: Physiology of Addiction and Mental Health Issues

Mar 18, 2017 48:59

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Assessment: Neurobiology of Mental Health and Addiction Issues An on-demand course based on this product is available for CEUs at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/650/c/ Objectives ~Neurotransmitters ~Sex Hormones ~Thyroid Hormones ~Stress Hormones ~Physiology of Emotion and Motivation ~Physiology of Sleep ~Physiology of Eating ~Physiology of Stimulants ~Physiology of Depressants Neurotransmitters–Inhibitory ~Serotonin ~Broken down to make melatonin/sleep ~Bowel function […]

110 -Assessment of Addiction and Mental Health Issues

Mar 15, 2017 58:30

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Mental health and addiction issues are not one size fits all. Learn about the transtheoretical method of assessment and how to best help your clients take the next step forward.

109 -Anger, Anxiety and Depression: Exploring the Connection

Mar 13, 2017 52:46

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Anger, Anxiety and Depression Making the Connection Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Objectives Define the transdiagnostic and transactional theories Define anger and anxiety Explore types of threats and threat assessment techniques Explore intervention techniques Define depression Examine the connection between depression, anger and anxiety Identify transdiagnostic interventions Transdiagnostic & Transactional Approaches ~Transdiagnostic […]

108 -Dialectical Behavior Therapy- Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills

Mar 12, 2017 57:11

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Interpersonal effectiveness is the ability to ask for what you want and say no to unwanted requests Learn how to get others to do things you want them to do and take you seriously, effectively say no to unwanted requests, strengthen current relationships, and find and build new relationships.

107 -Dialectical Behavior Therapy Techniques Distress Tolerance

Mar 6, 2017 57:32

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Preventing distress when possible is ideal, but what about when you cannot avoid it? Learn how to accept and tolerate unpleasant emotions until you can think more clearly and make a wise decision about the next course of action.

106 -Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Emotional Regulation

Mar 5, 2017 55:00

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What makes you vulnerable to emotional overload? How can you prevent, or cope with emotional overload in the face of unavoidable stressors?

105 -Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Addressing Negative Thoughts

Mar 4, 2017 54:25

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Your thoughts have a huge impact on how you feel. Learn techniques to address unhelpful thoughts and start feeling better.

104 -The ACT Matrix: What Every Counselor Should Know

Mar 3, 2017 58:58

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The ACT matrix will help anyone easily make decisions about the most effective course of action when faced with multiple possible behaviors

103 -Goal Setting: Creating Realistic, Achievable Goals

Mar 2, 2017 57:09

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Often goals fail because they are too big, vague or don't consider all the factors. Learn what SMART goals are, how to set and individualize good goals for yourself and a little bit about behavior modification.

102 -Motivation: What Is It & How to Keep It

Mar 1, 2017 58:20

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When motivation wanes, people relapse. Learn principles of effective motivational enhancement and some of the main reasons that motivation wanes and how to address them.

101 -Preventing Vulnerabilities: Pain Management

Feb 28, 2017 54:04

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Pain can disrupt sleep and increase frustration, anxiety and depression. Frustration, anxiety and depression can increase pain further. Learn about pain and multiple methods of addressing pain even if you are in recovery from a substance use disorder (addiction).

100 -Preventing Vulnerabilities: Eating to Support Mental Health

Feb 27, 2017 57:27

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What you eat provides the building blocks for the neurotransmitters and other systems involved in mood, sleep and energy regulation. Some nutrients you can only get from food, so a balanced diet is essential in recovery and wellness. This aims to provide a general education, not to make meal time boring, painful or unpleasant. Pizza has a lot of good nutrients :)

099 -Preventing Vulnerabilities: How Sleep Impacts Mental Health

Feb 26, 2017 46:45

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What causes fatigue, difficulty concentrating, reduced pain tolerance, irritability and (sometimes) a sense of hopelessness and helplessness? Lack of QUALITY sleep. Sleep hygiene is one of the most overlooked causes and interventions for the treatment of anxiety and depressive symptoms. It usually does not fix everything, but it is something most people can start doing immediately to help improve their mood and motivation.

098 -Differential Diagnosis: What Causes That Symptom

Feb 25, 2017 64:02

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While the same cluster of symptoms may characterize depression, there are a variety of things besides moods that cause those same symptoms. In this podcast we examine some of the many causes of lack of pleasure and motivation, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, overeating and sleep problems. Antidepressant medications may not be addressing the true CAUSE of your symptoms

097 -Understanding the Mind-Body Connection: The Interaction Between Neurotransmitters, Thoughts & Emotions

Feb 24, 2017 51:32

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Explore how brain chemicals "cause" feelings and how you can use your thoughts, nutrition, pain management and sleep to reduce distress and change your mood.

096 -Temperament– Judging and Perceiving

Feb 23, 2017 51:03

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The final dimension of temperament focuses on time and resource management

095 – Temperament: Thinking and Feeling

Feb 18, 2017 62:46

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This segment deals with helping you understand the problem solving and motivational points for the different temperaments

094 -Understanding Temperament in Recovery and Relationships: Sensing and iNtuitive

Feb 17, 2017 55:01

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Temperament impacts everything we do. Sensing and iNtuitive refers to how people generally handle information, learn and plan. Learn how to address this often overlooked dimension to improve relationships, reduce stress and sustain recovery and happiness.

093 – Understanding Temperament in Recovery and Relationships: Extroverts and Introverts

Feb 12, 2017 53:42

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Temperament impacts everything we do. Learn how to address this often overlooked dimension to improve relationships, reduce stress and sustain recovery and happiness.

092 -Child Development 101: The High School Years

Feb 11, 2017 60:13

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Child Development 101: The Middle School Years Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Continuing Education (CE) credits can be earned for this presentation at  https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/613/c/ Objectives ~    Review developmental tasks children accomplish at this stage ~    Examine how teens thinking patterns are different than that of both pre-teens and adults ~    Explore ways […]

091 -Child Development 101: The Middle School (Tween) Years

Feb 5, 2017 59:12

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Child Development 101: The Middle School Years Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Continuing Education (CE) credits can be earned for this presentation at  https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/613/c/ Objectives ~    Review developmental tasks children accomplish at this stage ~    Examine how children’s thinking patterns are different than that of both toddlers and adolescents ~    Explore ways […]

090 -Relationship Skills: Tips to Improve Relationships

Feb 4, 2017 59:42

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Learn simple tools for overcoming communication barriers and improving relationships with partners, kids and others.

089 -Child Development 101: The Elementary Years

Jan 29, 2017 70:36

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The elementary years is a time of rapid development, but children at this age still do not think the same way as adults. Learn how problems in development at this stage can contribute to issues in later life. Identify parenting practices to prevent problems and reparenting skills to address problems in older patients.

088 -Common Counseling Ethical Violations and Prevention

Jan 28, 2017 51:19

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Common Ethical Violations Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Continuing Education (CE) credits can be earned for this presentation at  https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/614/c/ Objectives ~    Explore ethical guidelines with respect to ~    Multiculturalism ~    Confidentiality ~    Informed consent ~    Documentation ~    Discharge vs. Abandonment Ethical Guidelines ~    Act in the best interests of the clients […]

087 -Ethics: Beneficence and Non-malfeasance in Counseling

Jan 21, 2017 47:47

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Ethical behavior is a high standard which each clinician strives to achieve. In this presentation we explore some common violations of beneficence and nonmalfeasance as well as some things the clinician can do to become even more ethical.

086 -Child Development 101: The Toddler

Jan 21, 2017 58:45

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Child Development 101: The Toddler Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Continuing Education (CE) credits can be earned for this presentation at  https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/613/c/ Objectives ~    Examine how the child is starting to develop self esteem through initiative and independence ~    Explore what can go wrong in each stage and what can be done […]

Opiates: What’s the Problem Preview of Upcoming Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery with Doc Snipes Podcast

Jan 17, 2017 32:26

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Why are so many people overdosing on opiates? Why are opiates so addictive? What is the difference between physical tolerance and addiction? All of these questions and more are answered in this BRIEF introduction to opiates.

085 -Child Development 101: The Infant Stage

Jan 14, 2017 52:30

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Child Development 101: The Infant Stage Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Continuing Education (CE) credits can be earned for this presentation at  https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/613/c/ Objectives ~    Explore the developmental tasks and needs of the infant stage (0-2 years old) ~    Maslow (Biological and safety needs) ~    Erickson (Trust vs. Mistrust) ~    Bowlby (Attachment) […]

084 -Relationship Saboteurs and Interventions

Jan 14, 2017 67:39

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Nobody intends to sabotage their relationships. It is often a protective action learned from prior relationships. Some people are well aware that they sabotage their relationships, but are not sure why or how to address it. Learn some of the most common behaviors that sabotage relationships, their impact and ways to start developing healthier relationships.

083 -Relationship Skills 101 for Teens Using DBT to Deal with Intense Emotions

Jan 8, 2017 53:57

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It is hard being a teenager. In this episode we examine some tools teens can use to enhance their relationships and develop a greater sense of self-confidence and self-esteem.

082 -Relationship Skills and Saboteurs

Jan 8, 2017 67:39

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Relationship Skills and Relationship Saboteurs Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Counseling CEs for this topic can be earned at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/612/c/ Objectives ~     Tips for Sweetening Your Relationship ~     Steps for Building Empathy ~     Tips for a Closer Relationship ~     Tips for Compromise ~     Tips for Getting Your […]

081 -Addressing Abandonment Anxiety

Dec 24, 2016 58:21

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Abandonment fears are formed in early childhood, which, by the nature of a child's brain, means they are likely very all-or-nothing. When these fears or ideas about the trustworthiness of people remain unchecked as the person gets older, it can lead to extreme ways of thinking about people, relationships and behavior. Learn how to help your clients or yourself address negative messages that still may be held and develop a more compassionate, and aware approach to relationships.

080 -Emotional Eating

Dec 18, 2016 62:50

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Emotional eating not only sabotages some people's diets, but it is also a relapse warning sign for mental health and substance abuse issues and can be an addiction in and of itself. We all eat to self-soothe occasionally, but when it is done consistently and sabotages our health or prevents us from actually addressing what is upsetting us, then it becomes a problem.

079 – Assertiveness Skills: Help Clients Feel Heard and Improve Communication

Dec 18, 2016 47:21

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Lack of assertiveness leaves people feeling angry, resentful and misunderstood. This video identifies tools that people can use, and counselors can use with clients, to improve assertiveness skills.

078 -Conquering the Critical Inner Voice

Dec 11, 2016 39:45

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Everyone has a critical inner voice that keeps us from stepping outside the comfort zone or believing in our own strength and value. Learn why many people continue to hold on to unhelpful thoughts, why positive affirmations don't work and what you can do to silence the heckler in your head.

077 -Crisis Intervention and Promoting Resilience

Dec 11, 2016 57:53

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Learn new way to look at crisis and develop skills to help yourself and others through all types of crisis from situational to developmental.

076 -50 Mindful Steps to Improved Self-Esteem

Dec 4, 2016 44:11

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Learning about yourself, your strengths, your triggers and your values helps you live a more genuine life, with the energy to choose mindfully how to use your energy to help you develop into the person you want to be.

075 -Self Esteem Building

Dec 4, 2016 52:39

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Before you can form a truly healthy relationship with another person, you need to have a healthy relationship with yourself. Self-esteem helps you avoid looking to others for rescue and validation.

074 -101 Mindfulness Exercises for Children and Adolescents

Nov 27, 2016 58:46

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101 Mindfulness Exercises for Children and Adolescents Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Continuing Education (CE) credits for addiction and mental health counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists can be earned for this presentation at  https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/586/c/ Objectives ~    Core Mindfulness ~    Walking the Middle Path ~    Distress Tolerance ~    Emotion Regulation […]

073 -DBT Made Simple

Nov 26, 2016 52:13

Description:

Many people struggle with overwhelming emotions. DBT skills can help people learn to understand, predict and address their emotional turmoil

072 -Bullying: Understanding the Dynamics to Create Better Intervention Programs

Nov 20, 2016 39:08

Description:

Learn why people bully, types of bullying, characteristics of victims, consequences of bullying and interventions for parents, teachers and counselors

071 -Emotional Eating: Making Peace with Food

Nov 19, 2016 45:38

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Emotional eating plagues millions of Americans. They feel ashamed and frustrated because diet after diet doesn't work. Diets won't work if your eating habits are hijacked by emotions. Learn about ways to address emotional eating and develop more effective coping skills to help you feel better.

070 -Relapse Prevention During the Holidays

Nov 14, 2016 48:17

Description:

While the holidays are supposed to be filled with joy, for many people, the holidays bring with them anger, depression, isolation and relapse. In this podcast we provide some practical tools to prevent holiday stress and subsequent relapse traps.

069 -Helping Clients Deal with Grief

Nov 14, 2016 57:27

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Losses encompass more than death or a person or loss of property. Failure to acknowledge losses can cause unhelpful reactions in similar future situations. Helping clients learn how to identify and address grief can help them more easily work through losses in the future.

068 -Anger Management Part 2

Nov 5, 2016 56:44

Description:

Reviews a variety of practical tips, tools and techniques to help defuse and deal with anger.

067 -Anger Management Part 1

Oct 30, 2016 51:57

Description:

Learn why you get angry, the benefits and consequences of getting angry and how to start making a change to let go some of the unnecessary upset.

066 -Emotion Efficacy Therapy

Oct 29, 2016 51:29

Description:

Emotion Efficacy Therapy is a manualized, 8-week treatment protocol based on research of three foundational ideas for its treatment structure and content ~ A transdiagnostic approach is the most effective way to treat clients with emotion problems ~ Transemotional learning, which involves all four components of emotion, is essential to learning ~ New learning is enhanced in an activated state

065 -Compassion Focused Therapy

Oct 23, 2016 56:27

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Many clients are very skilled at cognitive behavioral therapy, but are still overcome with anger, anxiety or depression. Many of these clients are highly self-critical and guilt-laden. Compassion Focused Therapy explores the reasons clients may be unable to self-soothe and/or be self-compassionate, and provides tools to help clients overcome their fears of contentment, abandonment and compassion.

064 -Adjunct Therapies: Aromatherapy, Meditation, Guided Imagery

Oct 22, 2016 57:59

Description:

Aromatherapy, Meditation and Guided Imagery can all be used to address stress, anxiety, depression, anger, sleep problems and addictive behaviors.

063 -Multiple Dimensions of Motivation

Oct 16, 2016 29:56

Description:

Motivation is the reason we do things. The greater the motivation, the more likely people are to begin and persevere on a task in the face of challenges. This presentation identifies a way of enhancing and maintaining motivation for different people.

062 -Mindfulness and Relaxation for the Family

Oct 15, 2016 54:08

Description:

Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery: Mindfulness and Relaxation For the Family Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Continuing Education (CE) credits can be earned for this presentation at  https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/576/c/ Objectives ~    Review the function of mindfulness and a variety of mindfulness techniques ~    Explore the concept of relaxation ~    Identify different methods of relaxation […]

061 – Hardiness and Resilience

Oct 9, 2016 50:28

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Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery: Hardiness and Resilience Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Continuing Education (CE) credits can be earned for this presentation at  https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/576/c/ Objectives ~    Define resilience ~    Identify characteristics that make people more resilient and ways we can enhance those characteristics ~    Define Hardiness ~    Examine what hardiness is important […]

060 -Behavior Modification Part 3 Shaping and Chaining

Oct 9, 2016 30:13

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Shaping means gradually altering someone's behavior by rewarding incremental changes, for example walking to jogging to running. Chaining means examining the behaviors, stimuli, reinforces and punishments leading up to a behavior. Backwards chaining means examining behaviors in revers to see how the person got here. It can be helpful in identifying triggers for upset, as well as interventions or behaviors the person currently uses to avoid the upset.

059 -Behavior Modification Basics Part 2

Oct 1, 2016 55:18

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In Understanding Behavior Modification part 2 we examine how reinforcement and punishment can be used to motivate behavior, and as a tool in motivational interviewing.

058 -Behavior Modification Basics Part 1

Sep 25, 2016 51:49

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Behavior modification is an excellent tool to help understand what triggers people's behavior. In this presentation we examine how it can be useful in a clinical setting and begin exploring the concept of conditioned and unconditioned stimuli.

057 -Mindfulness

Sep 25, 2016 24:23

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MindLESSness often leads to ignoring small stressors and running on autopilot until you crash and burn. Mindfulness helps you stay focused on how you are feeling, address vulnerabilities and make sure you are enjoying life.

056 -SNAP-T Using Temperament to Develop Effective, Individualized Relapse Prevention Plans

Sep 24, 2016 24:43

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Temperament helps people understand what environments are stressful for them, what environments are energy producing, how they view and conceptualize the world (details vs. big picture), what motivates them (logic or feelings),and how they prefer to manage time(structured vs. spontaneous). By ensuring behavior change plans, living environments and treatment are provided in a way that most closely matches people's individual needs we can ensure the greatest likelihood of success.

-055 -Adult Learning Theory and Styles

Sep 18, 2016 29:39

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Adult learners have so many other competing demands it is important to present information that is easily received and meaningful and learning experiences are flexible. Whether people are learning skills for a new job, a new hobby, or skills for recovery from addiction and depression, it is vital to make the learning process as efficient and effective as possible. Everyone can learn, but everyone learns differently.

-054 -Self Esteem

Sep 18, 2016 17:51

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Much distress is caused by people seeking validation and acceptance from others, because they cannot or do not know how to provide it to themselves. Self-Esteem is how people feel about themselves. By developing self-esteem anxiety, fears of abandonment and depression can be reduced and relationships with others, energy and overall well-being can be improved.

-053- Counseling Theories

Sep 11, 2016 48:49

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By understanding the origins of distress, we are better able to deal with distress. Counseling Theories assert that problems stem from ineffective relationships or thoughts in adulthood. Personality Theories speculate that distress stems from more innate, long standing problems often starting in childhood Learning Theories emphasize the fact that distress and behavior is learned from […]

-052- Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery Understanding Addiction

Sep 5, 2016 45:20

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Happiness Isn-t Brain Surgery: Understanding Addiction Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Continuing Education (CE) credits for addiction and mental health counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists can be earned for this presentation at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart?c=3 Objectives – Learn about addiction – Prevalence – Cause – Functions of addiction – Develop an […]

-051- Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery What is Differential Diagnosis

Sep 4, 2016 30:00

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Happiness Isn-t Brain Surgery: What is Diagnosis Presented by: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Executive Director, AllCEUs Continuing Education (CE) credits for addiction and mental health counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists can be earned for this presentation at  https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/search?q=differential Objectives – Define Diagnosis – Identify the Reasons for Diagnosis – Discuss the Drawbacks to […]

-050- The Mind Body Connection – Part 2

Aug 28, 2016 52:45

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Happiness Isn-t Brain Surgery Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSM, LMHC, NCC Executive Director, AllCEUs Host, Counselor Toolbox President, Recovery and Resilience International Continuing Education (CE) credits for addiction and mental health counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists can be earned for this presentation at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/570/c/ Objectives – Learn about how the brain, body […]

-049- The Mind Body Connection – Part 1

Aug 27, 2016 44:34

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Happiness Isn-t Brain Surgery: The Mind-Body Connection Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSM, LMHC, NCC Executive Director, AllCEUs Host, Counselor Toolbox President, Recovery and Resilience International Continuing Education (CE) credits for addiction and mental health counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists can be earned for this presentation at https://www.allceus.com/member/cart/index/product/id/570/c/ Objectives – Learn about your […]