Emotions, Aggression and Morality in Children: Bridging Development and Psychopathology

Drawing largely from social information processing and moral domain theories, the chapters demonstrate how early affective experiences and relationships provide a foundation for children's subsequent social cognitive understanding of victimization, harm and moral intentionality. Learning Objectives Describe the theoretical models of how emotional processes influence children’s aggression and moral development. Explain the factors that facilitate, and the factors that hinder, children’...
American Psychological Association

Shy Children, Phobic Adults: Nature and Treatment of Social Anxiety Disorder, Second Edition

This book describes the clinical presentation of social anxiety disorder, presents theoretical perspectives on its etiology, and examines the latest empirical data with respect to both pharmacological and behavioral interventions. Includes information from new studies differentiating patterns of distress characteristic of social anxiety disorder vs. social phobia. Learning Objectives Comprehend the psychopathology of social anxiety disorder in children and adults, and how physical cogniti...
American Psychological Association

Grief in Childhood: Fundamentals of Treatment in Clinical Practice

This book presents Integrated Grief Therapy for Children — an evidence-based model for treating bereaved children that draws extensively on cognitive–behavioral, family systems and narrative approaches to therapy. The model shows clinicians how to assess the needs of bereaved children, treat common distressing symptoms (depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety and behavioral problems) and address the grief itself while fostering resilience. Learning Objectives Describe risk a...
American Psychological Association

A Social Cognitive Perspective on Coping with Cancer: Theory, Research and Intervention

A Social Cognitive Perspective on Coping with Cancer: Theory, Research and Intervention presents a model of restorative well-being as a framework for reviewing research and for optimizing post-treatment adjustment. The authors depict the interrelations of variables such as personality and affective dispositions, efficacy beliefs, social cognitive variables and environmental supports in the coping process in hopes of informing future interventions and research. The authors demonstrate that whil...
American Psychological Association

Recognizing and Initiating Treatment of Addictions in Mental Health Settings

Addictions are more common in mental health than in addiction treatment settings. This INTRODUCTORY workshop examines the personal, professional, and contextual reasons why these addictions rarely are recognized. Designed to meet the unique training needs of mental health professionals, participants are presented with a broadened conceptualization of addictions that includes substances and behaviors that vary along a continuum of severity. Based on this conceptualization, participants learn an...
American Psychological Association

Methamphetamine Addiction: Biological Foundations, Psychological Factors, and Social Consequences

This book presents a biopsychosocial perspective on this drug addiction, taking into account the biochemistry of the drug, the predispositions and behavioral patterns of the individual user, and the effects of the drug on the immediate and wider social environments of these drug users. Learning Objectives Describe the sociohistorical and contemporary contexts of methamphetamine use. Explain the pharmacological properties of methamphetamine and their effects on physical and psychological f...
American Psychological Association

Treating Substance Use Disorders With Adaptive Continuing Care

This book provides a comprehensive review of the latest research on both standard approaches to continuing care and newer adaptive models for treating substance use disorders. Learning Objectives Identify reasons for using adaptive continuing care for the treatment of substance use disorders. Describe the outcomes of recent research using adaptive continuing care treatments. Explain limitations to current treatment-as-usual for substance use disorders. Describe the adaptive care algorit...
American Psychological Association

Drug and Alcohol Abuse

In Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Dr. William Richard Miller demonstrates his approach to treating clients with problems involving substance abuse. Drug and alcohol abuse are a common presenting problem in therapy, second only to depression, so it benefits therapists to have an approach ready for this issue. Dr. Miller uses motivational interviewing, a Rogerian technique designed to increase a client's sense that he or she is capable of handling the problems they confront. Learning Objectives Und...
American Psychological Association

Addictive Behaviors: New Readings on Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment

Since the successful predecessor of this volume was first published, a new generation of research has become available on addictive behaviors such as drinking, smoking, and other substance use. The articles in this collection, reprinted from American Psychological Association journals, describe a wide range of biological, psychological, and social approaches to researching and treating addictive Behaviors. Learning Objectives Analyze the role of specific psychological interventions in the ...
American Psychological Association

Substance Abuse and Emotion

There is a recurring debate over the causes of substance abuse that typically divides along two common assumptions: People either abuse drugs and alcohol out of sheer pleasure-seeking drives run amok or to escape or assuage aversive states of comorbid anxiety or depression. Substance Abuse and Emotion goes beyond this dichotomy in its exploration of recent, significant field observations, theory construction and rigorous testing, and laboratory research to advance working models for a new rese...
American Psychological Association

Methamphetamine

This program consists of a research report on methamphetamine use and abuse. It describes the patters of use, prevalence rates, mechanisms of delivery, and forms of treatment associated with the use and abuse of methamphetamine. Learning Objectives Describe the mechanisms of delivery of methamphetamine use, Distinguish the effects of cocaine from methamphetamine, Discuss the treatment options available for methamphetamine abuse
American Psychological Association

Comorbidity: Addiction and Other Mental Illnesses

The occurrence of substance use disorders and other mental health issues is quite common. This co-morbidity carries implications for the diagnosis and the treatment of these disorders. This program provides the latest updates on research and treatment in relation to comorbid disorders. Learning Objectives Discuss the risk factors for co-morbidity, Identify the prevalent rates for co-morbidity in relation to a range of different disorders, Discuss diagnostic and treatment challenges in re...
American Psychological Association

Addressing Substance Use in General Practice: Tools for Practitioners

Data on co-occurrence of substance use with other mental health issues suggest that one-third to one-half of patients seeking mental health services have substance use issues or suffer from substance use disorders. Most clinicians receive little or no specific training in identifying and working with these patients. In this workshop participants will learn how to screen for, briefing assess, and intervene with substance users in general practice settings. Participants will be provided with too...
American Psychological Association

Drug Use and HIV Disease

In this program, participants will explore the relationships between mental health, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS. Topics covered include: a) the effects of mental health and substance abuse disorders on sexual risk taking; b) the ways in which illicit drug use and mental health issues affect engagement and retention in HIV care; and, c) evidence-based approaches to the treatment of people with HIV/AIDS who struggle with co-occurring disorders. Case study vignettes are used to highlight evidenc...
American Psychological Association

Addiction Screening in Psychotherapy

Administering an addiction screening tool at the start of treatment is an important first step in improving identification of addictive disorders. Screening, by itself, has been shown to decrease the behavior. However recommending that psychologists do routine screenings is far from a cure all for overlooked or misdiagnosed addictions. Part of the Online Article CE Series (OACES). Learning Objectives Develop a sense of role adequacy in relation to screening for behavioral and substance ad...
American Psychological Association

Identifying and Treating Your Patients' (Often Unrecognized) Addictions

This workshop will clarify the new DSM-5 addiction category and present the core knowledge about addictions that mental health practitioners need to know. You will learn about substance-related disorders and behavioral addictions such as Internet, sex and exercise addiction and the factors that impede their recognition. You will be introduced to screening tools, subtle early warning signs of addiction that set the stage for early intervention, and methods for treating addictions that can be se...
American Psychological Association

Trauma and Addictions in the Workplace

This workshop is designed to provide each attendee with a working knowledge of trauma and addictions in the workplace e.g. combat trauma, problem gambling and eating disorders. Emphasis will be placed on identifying signs and symptoms. The diagnostic criteria for various trauma categories and appropriate treatment approaches will be discussed. Objectives: Participants will be able to identify various addictions and compulsive behaviors. Participants will be able to identify kinds of traum...
Treatment Solutions

Internet Addiction at Work, And What about Home

What is internet addiction? What are the signs? The work shop will give the audience an idea of what internet addiction is and whom it affects, the cost of this addiction emotionally, and financially. Who monitors the user’s computer? And how does the internet addicted person receive help. Learning objectives: To explain what Internet addiction is. Is it real or not? What is the effect/affect and the warning signs? To show the participants the methods of monitoring internet addiction....
Treatment Solutions

Psychologically Fit for Work

In this course, we discuss how to develop a credible system that will provide wrap-around services to assess, treat, and be pro-active in maintaining psychological fitness. This includes negotiating boundary issues, coping with different systems, and maintaining good communication understand the rules of the various systems. Learning Objectives: Participants will learn how to find and/or develop a credible system that will provide wrap-around services that will assess, treat, and be pro-ac...
Treatment Solutions

Armed and Dysfunctional

Is using peers or other officers the only way an EAP can work in the Law Enforcement Community? A simple problem can become a very serious and dangerous situation very rapidly. The work done by police & Correction officers is so special. Just imagine the difference in an officers going to work angry or upset versus a manager of a super market or library going to work upset. Discuss the unique roadblocks to recovery and specific strategies that work best with this population. Objectives: Be...
Treatment Solutions

Crisis Intervention for Co-Morbid and Complex Populations

This presentation covers, taking a good history, defining crisis, review of 5 axis as they relate to intervention clients and a protocol for suicidal and violent clients. We will also review Duty to report, working with outside agencies such as Police, EMS and Emergency rooms and finally, making an intervention case. Objectives: Individuals will gain a better assessment techniques and interviewing strategies for complex populations Participants will gain better insight into how to plan a...
Treatment Solutions

Philosophy of Integrated Treatment

Session will discuss the special needs and challenges of treating complex clients with co-occurring Mental Health/Substance Abuse disorders. We will explore field tested, real-world, evidence based treatment (EBT) strategies, along with measurable methods for determining the treatment agency's fidelity to the principles of integrated EBT. Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: Recognize the special needs of complex clients Learn about Evidence Based Treatment strategies Gain...
Treatment Solutions

Back to the Basics: Leveraging Our Experience and Resources

Unions and their membership continue to face uphill battles in healthcare funding and benefits, in particular, mental health and substance abuse. As we move into an even more uncertain future, we need to take a closer look at how Unions have traditionally used internal as well as local resources (Critical Debriefing Teams, local Self-Help groups, etc.) and our own ingenuity to cover the gaps. This is only one leg of a three prong strategy to continue to assist members and their families strugg...
Treatment Solutions

Does Pot Kill Brain Cells?

Despite being the most used and abused illegal substance, many educators, clinicians, parents and users aren't aware of the facts about Cannabis. Adolescent and adult Cannabis use is not taken as seriously when compared to the use of alcohol and "hard drugs". This program will provide practitioners with specific facts and best practice clinical strategies that can be immediately employed in their practice regardless of specialty, training or philosophy of treatment. Objective: What you wi...
Treatment Solutions

Challenges in Identifying & Addressing Co-occurring Substance Use & Personality Disorders

There are a multitude of challenges in counseling persons with substance use disorders, not the least of which is the challenge of personality disorders. Oftentimes these terms are thrown around lightly, especially Borderline and Antisocial. As addictions professionals we need to take these disorders seriously as a necessary component of the treatment plan. It is estimated that between 11 and 23% of Americans are affected with personality disorders, and 50 to 60% of those with a SUD also have ...
NAADAC

Healing the Addicted Brain - Cutting Edge Science and Brain Neurochemistry

Findings from decades of NIH research on alcoholism and addiction rarely find their way into clinical addiction treatment programs. Consequently, this session’s purpose is to provide accurate, scientifically excellent information about alcohol and drug addiction treatment which can allow addicts to control cravings and reduce the physical brain injury caused by addiction, in order to inspire hope in the attendee. This session can provide valuable information for the entire court team and tr...
NAADAC

The Ins & Outs of Medication-Assisted Treatment & Recovery for Opioid Dependence

Over the past decade, the treatment of substance use disorders has entered into a new phase in which medications can play a vital role in helping someone recover. This webinar will discuss how new advancements in pharmacotherapy can help support and augment traditional evidence-based treatment practices for opioid dependence. The presenter will discuss the current myths, opinions and biases and the environment of addiction treatment. In addition, she will outline the psychopharmacology of opio...
NAADAC

The Ins & Outs of Medication-Assisted Treatment & Recovery for Alcohol Dependence

Over the past decade, the treatment of substance use disorders has entered into a new phase in which medications can play a vital role in helping someone recover. This webinar will discuss how new advancements in pharmacotherapy can help support and augment traditional evidence-based treatment practices for alcohol dependence. The presenter will discuss the current myths, opinions and biases and the environment of addiction treatment. In addition, she will outline the psychopharmacology of alc...
NAADAC

Understanding Cannabis Use and Related Disorders

Cannabis, also referred to as “marijuana,” “weed,” or “pot,” “reefer” or “grass,” has a long history of use around the world, today in the United States being no exception. With the exception of alcohol, it is currently the nation’s most widely used psychoactive drug among adults and juveniles alike. This webinar will discuss clinically relevant specifics of marijuana use for individuals of various ages and related health concerns. The presenter will also discuss treatmen...
NAADAC

Emerging Drugs - Bath Salts, Herbal Incense and Purple Drank

New drugs of abuse have been appearing on the American streets in increasing numbers over the last several years, and they present an on-going challenge to addiction treatment providers. Until recently, only limited, often inconsistent information was available about these substances. In this webinar, participants will be introduced to three substances (“bath salts”, "herbal incense" and “purple drank”) that are gaining in popularity and availability. Specific issues that will be discu...
NAADAC

What Does Science Say? Reviewing Recovery Research

This free webinar will review what is known about the resolution of severe alcohol and other drug problems from the standpoint of scientific and historical research. The review will include information on the prevalence of recovery as well as the pathways, styles, stages, degrees and durability of recovery. Learning Objectives: As a result of participating in this webinar, you will be able to: report the estimated number of adults in remission from substance use disorders in the United ...
NAADAC

Exploring Techniques to Support Long-term Addiction Recovery

Techniques employed during treatment and early stages of recovery are different than those used to support long-term recovery. This webinar outlines the differences between professionally directed, long-term treatment planning and patient-directed long-term recovery planning and the role of addiction professionals in long-term recovery of their clients and families. The presenter will also explore specific post-treatment support skills and techniques used to help guide the individual into lo...
NAADAC

Collaborating with Other Professions, Professionals & Communities

Being an addiction professional requires working in collaboration with other professionals, professions and communities, but this is not always easy. This free webinar outlines how to work within multidisciplinary teams, how to build community networks and how to work with managed care behavioral health organizations. The presenter will also discuss collaboration with and assertive linkage procedures to recovery mutual aid organizations and rapidly expanding recovery community organizations....
NAADAC

Using Recovery-Oriented Principles in Addiction Counseling Practice

According the SAMHSA, there are ten guiding principles of recovery: Recovery emerges from hope Recovery is person-driven Recovery occurs via many pathways Recovery is holistic Recovery is supported by peers and allies Recovery is supported through relationship and social networks Recovery is culturally based and influenced Recovery is supported by addressing trauma Recovery involves individual, family and community strengths and responsibilities Recovery is based on respect Design...
NAADAC

The History of Recovery in the United States and the Addiction Profession

Since its inception, the addiction profession has been a leader in the recovery movement. This webinar will outline major milestones in the history of addiction recovery in the United States and its role in the addiction profession. The presentation will span the rise of Native American recovery circles in the 1700s through the rise of a new recovery advocacy movement, new recovery support institutions and new recovery support roles in the opening of the 21st century. The Webinar will concl...
NAADAC

Defining Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC)

There has been much discussion about recovery-oriented systems of care and its acronym ROSC within the addiction prevention, treatment and recovery community. However, not all professionals understand ROSC or how it affects the addiction profession. This webinar is specifically designed to provide a crash course on ROSC: what it means, how it is changing the addiction profession landscape across the country, and how it affects you and your practice. The history of the addictions field has b...
NAADAC

Defining Addiction Recovery

The word "recovery" is often used, but what does it really mean? This webinar will highlight the emergence of recovery as an organizing paradigm for addiction treatment, outline the challenges in defining recovery and related concepts, review samples of work to date to define recovery, and discuss areas of emerging consensus and continued contention in defining recovery. Learning Objectives: As a result of participating in this webinar, you will be able to: list at least three factors t...
NAADAC

Rein in Your Brain: From Impulsivity to Thoughtful Living in Recovery

This free webinar is an overview of an upcoming book and international training, Rein in Your Brain, where addiction experts, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy and Emmy Award-winning science journalist Victoria Costello, offer ten tools for breaking the cycle of impulsivity. This webinar introduces how to incorporate these techniques into one’s daily interactions and lifestyle so relationships can move from those of conflict to mutual respect and understanding. Join us to help reduce relapse and sustain ...
NAADAC

Including Family and Community in the Recovery Process

It is widely understood that addiction affects more than just the individual; it affects the family system and community, as well. But less is understood about how to include the family and community in the recovery process. This free webinar will explain theories of recovery that are inclusive of family and community, the role of personal characteristics, community culture and community recovery capital in predicting long-term recovery outcomes and various cultures of recovery. The present...
NAADAC

Can Alternative Paths help in Recovery?

This presentation will explore the use of alternative pathways to healing in recovery. By looking at the four universal addictions the participation will have a broader scope of knowledge and useful tools in helping overcome barriers in all areas of life. Universally, the addiction to Intensity, the Addiction to Perfection, the Addiction of the Need to Know and the Addiction to being fixated on what is Not working speaks to and reaches beyond the standard models of working with chemical depend...
Treatment Solutions

Elderescence: The Gift of Longevity - Behavioral Health

Introducing the concept of a new life stage called elderescence this basic level course provides behavioral health professionals with an understanding of the implications of increased longevity and evolving concepts of retirement. It explores changing attitudes toward aging and sociological and psychological theories of retirement since the 1900s. Through narratives from contemporary elderescents age 65 - 90 the authors present both the challenges confronted and the gifts derived in this newly...
Western Schools

The Joint Commission Life Safety and Environment of Care Survey Process

The Environment of Care and Life Safety Standards are heavily cited standards by The Joint commission Surveyors.  This program will be beneficial to all departments and their staff.  It also will be of tremendous benefit to the leaders of each area of the Environment of Care; (Safety, Security, Hazardous Materials and Waste, Fire Safety, Medical Equipment, Utilities) and the Safety Committee.  The reasonable cost makes this program perfect to capture the attention of staff who h...
INQUISIT

CMS Nursing Standards

Did you know there were nine recent memos of importance to nurse managers and chief nursing officers in the past year? Also, there are new changes to nine of the tag numbers in the nursing service chapter in the past year? Many changes include timing of medications, standing orders, restraint, and plan of care, verbal orders, blood transfusions, IV medication, third revised worksheet, and drug orders along with final interpretive guidelines that went into effect June 7, 2013. There were also t...
INQUISIT

Diabetes and Pregnancy: A Clinicians Management Guide

As the incidence of diabetes continues to rise it increasingly affects individuals of all ages including women of child bearing age.  It is estimated that 18% of all pregnancies are affected by gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and women with GDM have a 35 – 60 percent chance of developing diabetes in the future.  An understanding of risk factors and the diagnostic criteria for GDM will help identify women earlier in the course of the disease.  Furthermore, proper precon...
INQUISIT

Promoting Healthcare Personnel Influenza Vaccination: Using a Carrot or a Stick?

For the 2011-12 influenza season, the overall influenza vaccination rate among HCP was only 67%.  The lowest rate (50%) was among HCP working in long-term care facilities.  In this program, you will learn about a wide variety of strategies to increase your HCP vaccination rate, from educational campaigns and incentives to mandatory vaccination. This program will also answer frequently asked questions about new requirements to report HCP influenza vaccination rates to the Centers for ...
INQUISIT

Substance Abuse & Medication Misuse in Older Adults

Substance abuse and medication misuse is becoming a major health concern as the “baby boomers” enter the age of retirement.  This webinar will compare the current generation and the baby boomers’ use of alcohol, illicit drugs and other abused medications.   The difficulty in recognizing substance use/ abuse disorders in older adults will be discussed.  How clinical staff can prevent issues of medication misuse and abuse will be emphasized.  Finally, c...
INQUISIT

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Inquisit is proud to be affiliated with more than 25 accrediting agencies. Earn CE for many of Inquisit's educational programs. Take the next step in continuing your health care education!
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EMPLOYERS! Launch Your Own Jobs/Careers Mobile App!

Your institution will eventually require a mobile jobs app to maintain a strong recruiting presence with the mobile generation. Going it alone and building a custom mobile app (in-house or outsourced) is expensive, time-consuming, and rife with pitfalls. Have you budgeted for the development costs and ongoing maintenance expenses? Do you have an experienced project manager? Are you prepared for the endless meetings and decisions? What if the end result falls short of expectations? We can...
Job & Career Search Mobile Apps

MyCred Presentation Portfolios for Healthcare Professionals

MyCred Portfolios are electronic credential and achievement presentation portfolios designed to store and present an individual’s educational, professional, and experiential accomplishments. MyCred Portfolios serve to educate, influence, and inspire an individual’s viewing audience leading to stronger professional relationships and positive outcomes. MyCred Portfolios offer the flexibility, scalability, and portability to support an individual throughout their continuum of education ...
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Update on HIV Drug Resistance

Learning Objectives As a result of participating in this activity, participants should be better able to: --Review resistance patterns to newest antiretroviral drugs. --Discuss implications of drug resistance on sequencing of antiretroviral regimens. This activity was originally presented as part of the American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) 2013 Annual Conference, which was held March 21-23, 2013 in Denver, CO.
American Academy of CME

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