You will learn 9 hours of CEU credit for the Crisis and Trauma Counseling course, and 3 hours for the professional ethics course, a total of 12 hours.
This course focuses on the DSM-5 criteria for PTSD, with interventions provided that correspond to the criteria used in counseling, psychology, social work and therapy for the diagnosis and treatment of PTSD.
This course looks at pornography in the context of both addiction models, and impulse disorder models. Attention is paid to counselor bias in assessment of client condition, and assessment from within the framework of the clients presenting cultural experience. Interventions ranging from community support to individualized interventions for obsessive thoughts, emotional distress and impacting the [...]
This course overviews the ideas of Positive Psychology, the study of happiness, and the relationship between both Positive Psychology on an individual level and Appreciative Inquiry on a community level. Attention is paid the practical application of the ideas presented in this lecture.
This course overviews the DSM-5 criteria for ADD/ADHD with emphasis on creating treatment interventions for both adults, teens and children. The course is a video course in two parts, with the first focused on diagnosis and the second on interventions. Practical skills are taught and demonstrated throughout this video presentation.
This course teaches professionals how to help people who have killed other people in a variety of scenarios deal with the trauma and impact of such actions. Topics include those who have killed in war, in law enforcement, by accident, and those who have killed with intention. Attention is paid to many factors in each [...]
Working with non-compliant, manipulating and sabotaging clients can be extremely frustrating. Based on strategies from Richard’s acclaimed book on difficult clients, this course offers honest reasons why clients are difficult – and provides solutions to help overcome these challenges. Eliminate denial, increase motivation and make healthy progress.
Explore the 3 key assessment issues necessary to develop targeted intervention strategies for effective smoking cessation treatment. Helping people to quit smoking should be a vital component of all professional counseling, nursing, social work and psychology practices.
This course, based on Dr. Richard Nongard’s book, offers powerful strategies for working with and overcoming co-existing narcissistic and dependent personality traits. Help clients focus on and maximize use of their existing personality strengths, to overcome frustrating deficits and cycles of almost success followed by failure, again.
This course provides a structured response protocol for all mental health, social work and allied helping professionals, for responding to community and national crisis and disaster with emergency relief assistance. Includes specifics for working directly with clients and also coordinating and training professional and lay relief workers.