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Behavioral Healthcare Education Live Webinars

Behavioral Healthcare Education offers a number of webinars that are informative, convenient and can be accessed from your office or home. These courses include several important topics that are usually booked to capacity in our live training series. All BHE courses, live and online, offer continuing education credits.

2021 Webinars

December 7, 2021, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WOL210 Beyond a Contract: Managing Suicide Risks in Adults

Training fee: $40
Instructor: Lindsay Martin, PhD, LPC

The rate of suicide in the United States has surged to the highest levels in decades with increases in nearly every age group. Unfortunately, suicide is still somewhat uncomfortable to discuss in our society and even, at times, in our professional practice. This course focuses on strategies for screening and assessing adults who may be at risk. We also examine recommended approaches for working with people who are suicidal. Additionally, suggestions are provided regarding ways that we, as helpers, can practice self-care while meeting the challenges of this aspect of our work.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this web-based training, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss barriers to talking about suicide.
  • Examine risk factors for suicide.
  • Describe general strategies and tools for screening and assessing suicide risk.
  • Identify recommended approaches for treating people at acute risk for suicide.
  • Discuss ways to address the impact on helpers of working with people who are suicidal.

CE Credits:
APA-5, CPRP-5, LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT-5, NBCC-5, PA Act48-5, PCB-5, PSNA-5, IACET-.5

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December 16, 2021, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WOL285 Current Approaches to Working with Trauma and Families*

Training fee: $40
Instructor: Chris Owens, MA, LPC, CCTP, and Lindsay Martin, PhD, LPC

The impact on the entire family when any member experiences trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is often overlooked. This course examines the range of responses in family members, the concept and reality of secondary trauma, and current approaches for treatment and related interventions for family members.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this web-based training, participants will be able to:

  • Distinguish between family therapy and family psychoeducation in their efficacy for helping family members.
  • Examine cultural factors in a family’s response to trauma.
  • Discuss the manifestations of secondary trauma in family members.
  • Describe risk factors for co-occurring disorders such as substance-related disorders.
  • Use information about current effective intervention approaches with families..

CE Credits:
APA-5, CPRP-5, LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT-5, NBCC-5, PA Act48-5, PCB-5, PSNA-5, IACET-.5

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December 21, 2021, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WOL164 DSM-5 Disorders: Developmental Perspectives and Young Persons

Training fee: $40
Instructor: Chris Owens, MA, LPC, CCTP

This seminar is designed for practitioners who work primarily with children, adolescents, and/or their family members. It examines the neurodevelopmental effects of specific categories of diagnoses as well as the potential psychosocial ramifications of being diagnosed with one or more of these disorders. Ways of working with both young persons and their primary caregivers to help them better understand, cope, and manage symptoms of specific disorders are discussed. Questions and discussion are welcomed.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this web-based training, participants will be able to:

  • Examine diagnostic categories presented in the DSM-5 from a developmental perspective.
  • Identify what is currently known about the neurodevelopmental effects of specific disorders and ongoing questions regarding other disorders.
  • Identify factors that affect diagnosis, including prevalence rates, age and gender distribution, heritability factors, and other risks.
  • Explore means of partnering with young people and their families to learn ways of more effectively minimizing the negative effects of symptoms and promoting recovery and resilience.
  • Use the DSM-5 with increased knowledge and familiarity.

CE Credits:
APA-5, CPRP-5, LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT-5, NBCC-5, PA Act48-5, PCB-5, PSNA-5, IACET-.5

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*These courses are part of the 2021–2022 ten-course Trauma Series

If you cannot attend a webinar, we offer a number of other on-demand trainings. Learn more.