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Focus on Mental Health

You care a great deal about your clients and want the best outcomes for them. What better way to refresh and recharge than to discover the most current research-based assessment tools, intervention techniques, and treatment strategies to help your clients thrive?

The Focus on Mental Health Series is perfect for social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, or any other professional working with clients who struggle with mental health issues. The series theme “Unraveling Diagnoses" allows for each program to hone in on specific conditions so you can better understand the unique indicators of various mental illnesses. You will learn what sets diagnoses apart and how to identify and treat them. 

These virtual programs are a convenient, affordable way to earn continuing education contact hours to fulfill your license and certification requirements.

The workshops feature:

  • The latest research
  • Practical applications you can use right away
  • Interactive learning
  • Discussions with peers   
  • Expert instructors - a combination of faculty researchers and clinicians/practitioners

Programs in this Series

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

Key Program Information
Series Focus on Mental Health
Next Session June 3, 2021
Description 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.
Delivery Format Online

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

Key Program Information
Series Focus on Mental Health
Next Session November 23, 2020
Description 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.
Delivery Format Online

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

Key Program Information
Series Focus on Mental Health
Next Session January 21, 2021
Description 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.
Delivery Format Online

Sorting Out the Personality Disorders

Key Program Information
Series Focus on Mental Health
Next Session March 25, 2021
Description 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.
Delivery Format Online

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