Events

Iceberg Ahead – Turning the Titanic in Adolescent Substance Use

Live Online 8225 Florissant Rd, Saint Louis

This presentation will engage in discussion about adolescent substance use. Addiction and the effects of addiction will be explained. Vaping and whether it is a gateway drug, and vaping in the school system will be discussed. The role of parent/guardians, group therapy and group ideas will also be discussed. Various modes of treatment will be…
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$69

Exploring Effective Trauma Treatment Strategies

The treatment of trauma continues to be a central focus in psychotherapy. This workshop is designed to explore specific resilience-based trauma therapy interventions for clients who have experienced trauma. The eight guides to trauma treatment will be presented along with core trauma competencies for clinicians. Cultural considerations in advanced trauma treatment will be discussed and…
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$69

Effective Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment

Live Online 8225 Florissant Rd, Saint Louis

The majority of clients with substance use disorders have a concurrent mental illness. Compared with clients with a single diagnosis of substance use disorders or mental illness, those with co-occurring disorders experience more relapses, hospitalizations, arrests, evictions, suicide attempts and actual suicides. When co-occurring disorders are unaddressed, clients are vulnerable to "slipping through the cracks."…
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$75

HIV Basics

Kamina Ballard, began her career in 1996 volunteering at Camp Hope which is a worry-free weekend retreat for children living with HIV and their entire family under the umbrella of Project ARK, a HIV/AIDS service organization dedicated to support the needs of women, children and youth impacted by HIV/AIDS. From this volunteer opportunity, Kamina became…
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Free

Social Work Supervision: Overcoming Common Challenges

Live Online 8225 Florissant Rd, Saint Louis

As if practicing social work was not challenging enough, many find that providing social work supervision presents additional challenges. These challenges can include supervisee skill & development, agency issues, process & systemic issues & the licensing requirements. Being able to effectively address these challenges will lead to a more productive & satisfying supervisory experience, both…
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$69