Next Webinar

Wednesday, May 26th 12pm – 1pm MT

Ethics

Presented by: Michael Maassel
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Past Webinars


The Importance of Engaging Families in Recovery

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

This workshop will focus on why family engagement is a vital role in recovery for the individual and the family system, how COVID has impacted family support, and the tools used today in 2021 to keep families engaged in their own recovery work.

Presented by:
Morgan Roy, MA, MFTC
Family Therapist – Harmony Foundation, Inc.

Morgan Roy has a Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology with a specialization in Positive Psychology and a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Regis University. Morgan has extensive experience working with family systems, couples, young adults, and adolescents. Morgan has training and education in Gottman Method couples therapy and is currently Level 2 certified and a certified leader of The Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work.

The Wellbriety Movement

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

Mr. Coyhis will introduce the concept of Wellbriety as balance and connection to the natural laws that create healing within the native community. He will present concepts of the current impacts of Intergenerational Trauma. A combination of immense losses and traumatic events that have perpetrated an entire culture need healing as natives across the
nation are encouraged to seek to reinstate cultural ways, language and sacred traditions. The unfortunate consequences of trauma include not believing you have a future, difficulties within families and a distrust of the outside world. Mr. Coyhis will describe how we can be more effective in recovery and prevention strategies by integrating cultural knowledge. Healing will take place through application of cultural and spiritual
knowledge.

Presented by: Don Coyhis, Mohican Nation
President, White Bison, Inc.

Don Coyhis, Mohican Nation currently lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is the
President of White Bison, Inc., an American Indian 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation
dedicated to creating and sustaining a grassroots Wellbriety Movement that provides
culturally based healing to the next seven generations of Indigenous People. Through the
leadership of White Bison, the Wellbriety Movement has taken a prominent role in the
recovery of many Native Americans and their communities. Don has published many
Wellbriety books and resources.

For over 30 years, Don has been called upon to provide
technical assistance by national policy organizations such as the White House Office of
Drug Control Policy, SAMHSA, and other national recovery organizations to develop
culturally-based prevention and recovery programs for Indigenous communities. He has
also received many prestigious awards, including the 2009 Purpose Prize.

 

Assertive Community Treatment

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

In this presentation we will discuss an interdisciplinary team approach that provides flexible, ongoing and comprehensive support to individuals with co-occurring disorders and their families. ACT is based around the idea that people receive better care when their mental health care providers work together. The mission of ACT is to help people become independent and integrate into the community as they experience recovery. Continue reading “Assertive Community Treatment”

The Triple Pandemic: How NAATP is Helping Providers Fight Racism, COVID-19, and Addiction

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

This presentation addresses the challenges of providing addiction healthcare during a ‘triple pandemic’ and identifies the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP’s) current initiatives toward positive systemic change.  Addiction has been considered to be a public health crisis for many years and continues to worsen.  Continue reading “The Triple Pandemic: How NAATP is Helping Providers Fight Racism, COVID-19, and Addiction”

Creative Flexibility: Integrating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Music Therapy

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

Join us to discuss Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Music Therapy, and how the intersection of these treatment methods is effective with dual diagnosis populations. Together, we will explore integrative approaches within multiple different treatment settings and experience effective interventions through real-time experientials. Continue reading “Creative Flexibility: Integrating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Music Therapy”

Sensory Based Strategies for Self-Regulation

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

Learn how our senses impact self-regulation and how can they can be used as tools to help calm or alert the brain and body. Sensorimotor strategies can be used to organize the brain and there are many ways to use them with your clients/patients beyond just sensory rooms. We will explore the 8 senses, review alerting and calming strategies within each sensory system, and review the differences between a sensory diet and sensory toolkit. This presentation will introduce sensory and sensorimotor as a therapeutic lens for working with your clients. Continue reading “Sensory Based Strategies for Self-Regulation”

School Mental Health Providers: Another Resource for Addiction Counselors and Others

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

 

School Mental Health services have been in the spotlight lately on a national level, yet if you are not a school based provider it can be unclear as to what the term means. While there are some similarities, there are significant differences between school based and clinical or community based mental health services. Continue reading “School Mental Health Providers: Another Resource for Addiction Counselors and Others”

Engaging the Warrior: Tools for the Non-Veteran Serving the Veteran

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

Currently there are approximately 18.5 million military veterans in the United States. Only  9 million seek services through Veteran Health Administration.  Substance use disorders (SUDs) are a significant problem among military veterans and are associated with numerous harmful effects including physical and mental health. Continue reading “Engaging the Warrior: Tools for the Non-Veteran Serving the Veteran”

Overview of Crisis Services, Levels of Care, and M-1/EC Holds

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

Crisis services are a continuum of services that are provided to individuals experiencing a psychiatric emergency. The primary goal of these services is to stabilize and improve psychological symptoms of distress and to engage individuals in an appropriate treatment service to address the problem that led to the crisis. Core crisis services include: 23-hour crisis stabilization/observation beds, short term crisis residential services and crisis stabilization, mobile crisis services, 24/7 crisis hotlines, warm lines, psychiatric advance directive statements, and peer crisis services. This presentation will take a brief look and overview of our crisis services, levels of care, and M-1/EC holds. Continue reading “Overview of Crisis Services, Levels of Care, and M-1/EC Holds”

College Re-entry During COVID-19: Enrollment, Deferment, and More!

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*

Returning to college after residential treatment is tough enough as it is. Factor in a global pandemic and the hourly development of changes in higher education and you have yourself the perfect storm for a chaotic re-entry into collegiate life. Unfortunately, the landscape of higher education is going to become more complex and virtual, rather than as-expected and in-person. In this webinar we will highlight the “normal” challenges to enrolling in college post-treatment, discuss the most recent national trends in Admissions and Enrollment, and talk about some out-of-the-box resources those who are in treatment may need to start exploring. This presentation will validate and support attendees’ concerns about re-entry onto the college campus, and reinforce the importance of ensuring each young adult has the support they need before going back to school. Continue reading “College Re-entry During COVID-19: Enrollment, Deferment, and More!”