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Human Service

Keeping Compassion in What You Do

Human Services professions cover a span of industries and provide services to all age groups and many diverse individuals. Though the care you provide varies greatly, there is one thing that remains the same - your passion for what you do is at the forefront. We are dedicated to creating meaningful and impactful human services training so you can continually provide the best care possible. Whether you are looking for the latest treatment techniques or need to fulfill your licensing requirements with interesting topics, you will find relevant programming with us.

Programs in Human Service

  1. Adolescent Mental Health Certificate

    Eau Claire

    In today’s world, there are several unique challenges facing kids and teens as they grow up. As a result, knowing how to address adolescent mental health is becoming increasingly important. Become informed and earn a certificate with this course.

  2. Better than OK: Moving from Illness to Happiness


    The traditional goal of mental health treatment has been to alleviate symptoms, rather than promote health and happiness. This course provides professionals the opportunity to learn about positive psychology and explore the science of happiness.

  3. Beyond Dennis the Menace and Spoiled Brat Syndrome: Understanding Oppositional Defiant Disorder from an Evidence-based Perspective


    In this virtual program, clinicians will learn about the emerging information surrounding Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Better understand challenging behaviors in children and learn evidence-based treatment methods.

  4. Collaborative Community Approaches to Hoarding


    Whether you have years of experience dealing with individuals with hoarding disorders or none at all, this program will help you bring together a team to effectively work with individuals suffering from this mental illness in your community.

  5. Confusing Clusters: Ambiguity in Diagnosis and Treatment in Mental Health Care | Affective Disorders, ADHD, Borderline Personality, Trauma


    In the world of mental health care, treatment is not always precise. In this program, we will examine a cluster of mental illnesses, their common indicators, and the best treatment options.

  6. Conversations about Change II: Advanced Motivational Interviewing


    This online training is designed for those with prior introductory or intermediate training in Motivational Interviewing. This additional level of training will enhance participants’ skills and application of Motivational Interviewing strategies.

  7. Conversations about Change: Introduction to Motivational Interviewing


    This online training will provide you with the most-up-do-date information about Motivational Interviewing and how you can help clients make positive and lasting changes in their lives.

  8. Creativity and Resiliency for Compassionate Care


    In this interactive program, care providers will learn how to create their own method of self-care by exploring creative therapy methods. This program is open to all care providers, not just those who consider themselves creative.

  9. Ethics and Boundaries: Biological Foundations


    Studying ethical behavior in the research setting leads to some surprising insights, notably, we humans are remarkably similar in the way we construct our moral codes and remarkably inconsistent in how we apply them.

  10. Ethics and Boundaries: Compassion Fatigue, Burnout, and Self Care


    The pandemic has caused an increase in workloads and longer waitlists for mental health professionals leading many professionals to work beyond their capacity. Self-care has never been more important.

  11. Ethics and Boundaries: Ethical Practice in Rural Settings


    Participants will explore the ethical considerations for social workers and counselors while working with people in rural settings. You will study a decision-making model and apply ethical principles to some realistic scenarios.

  12. Ethics and Boundaries: Ethics and the Law


    Understand how the intersection of law and professional ethics can complicate ethical decision making. Earn 4 Contact Hours (0.4 CEUs) while covering this topic through live, online training.

  13. Ethics and Boundaries: Navigating Challenging Colleague Relationships


    Ethics and boundaries topics go beyond caring for our patients and clients. Learn best practices for working cohesively with challenging teammates through this online program offering.

  14. Ethics and Boundaries: Power and Bias


    Take a journey to provide light and clarity; removing the blindfold of bias

  15. Ethics and Boundaries: Telehealth and Technology


    The pandemic has forced us into a new digital transformation. In just a short time we have moved more services online and rely even more on digital technologies to communicate and do our jobs. But where are our boundaries in the new digital age?

  16. Ethics and Boundaries: Understanding EDI to Leverage Cultural Humility


    Do you know me?  How can I trust that you are someone that understands me, my culture, and will speak to the needs of diversity, equity, and inclusion when asked? 

  17. Ethics and Boundaries: Working with Geriatric Populations


    Working with geriatric individuals is a rewarding career path. There can be some unique challenges of providing care and support to this population including social, emotional, and physical considerations. Deepen your knowledge at this half-day program.

  18. Ethics and Boundaries: Working with Immigrant and Refugee Populations


    Cultural competence when working with diverse populations is critical. In this online program, you will learn how to deliver culturally competent care to your clients while being cognizant of professional boundaries.

  19. Geriatric Mental Health


    In this virtual program, nurses, hospice care workers, social workers, therapists, and other professionals who work with the elderly population will learn to assess and identify mental illness in geriatric patients.

  20. Growing Up Transgender


    In this two-day seminar, we will explore what it means to be transgender. Health and human services professionals will learn the difficulties transgender people face and how we can best support and advocate for the transgender community.

  21. Hoarding: Identifying, Assessing, and Addressing


    Hoarding is a mental health disorder that can be challenging to address. At this online training professionals will learn skills and strategies to work with clients compassionately and collaboratively.

  22. Mindfulness for Addictions


    Our understanding of addiction has evolved beyond chemical addictions. During this program, we will explore a number of addictive behaviors and how mindfulness can change your client's mindset, so they have a different response to addictive behavior.

  23. Mindfulness for Chronic Pain


    Mindfulness and meditation are alternative healing methods for managing the debilitating effects of chronic pain. Understanding the relationship between physical and emotional pain in the body so your clients can live a more rewarding life.

  24. Mindfulness for Dementia


    Mindfulness is a powerful strategy to help relieve anxiety and stress. Learn the latest research and relevant strategies on how mindfulness can benefit those with dementia and their caregivers.

  25. Mindfulness for Mood Disorders


    Mindfulness is a growing evidence-based method to combat stress, improve mental health and bring awareness to the reactions of the body. This webinar will teach you powerful mindfulness tools to help your clients reach health and wellness goals.

  26. Mindfulness for Trauma-Based Emotional Dysregulation


    Mindfulness is an excellent tool to support recovery from trauma; including resilience, self-compassion, presentness and learning to self-regulate mood variations. Meditation is a natural, powerful method of healing supporting the recovery process.

  27. Mindfulness Practicum


    As a culmination of the virtual Mindfulness in the Clinical Setting Series, this interactive practicum will help health care and human services providers learn mindfulness exercises and how to apply them in their practice.

  28. Mood Disorders in Adults, Children, and Adolescents


    Major depression and bipolar disorder can cause enormous personal, social, and economic suffering throughout the world. This workshop will present evidence-based data in a clinically informed context dealing with the complexities of diagnosis and more.

  29. More than a Childhood Condition: Making Sense of Adolescent and Adult ADHD


    In this virtual program, clinicians will learn how ADHD can affect individuals through adolescence and beyond. New research suggests symptoms can show themselves differently in adults than in children, making ADHD challenging to address.

  30. Navigating the Professional Role in End of Life Care


    This single-day training will cover important and relevant topics such as understanding Hmong culture at end of life, kids and grief, and dementia care at end of life. Expert presenters will share their knowledge and experience on these important topics.

  31. Sorting Out the Personality Disorders


    In this virtual program, participants will unravel several different personality disorders to better understand their behavior patterns. You will leave feeling more confident about diagnosing personality disorders.

  32. Teaching Students With Autism: Strategies for Success Online


    This online program teaches you the science behind students with Asperger’s and high-functioning Autism and how to implement strategies to help them succeed.

  33. Trauma + Resiliency


    Trauma can happen as a result of various events and can have a lasting impact on a person’s well-being. Learn how to identify trauma and apply healing interventions through an intersection of stories and research.

  34. Treating Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Comorbid Psychiatric Conditions


    In this virtual program, we will break down Autism Spectrum Disorder, learn new approaches to apply to your practice, and participate in personalized coaching sessions to solidify your new skills.

  35. Updates on Psychopharmacology


    The pharmaceutical industry continues to try and create innovative psychiatric medications, but progress is slow. This workshop will discuss alternative treatment options, the placebo effect, treatment adherence, antidepressant research, and more.