Symptom Contextualization: Psychosis
Aug
1
9:00 AM09:00

Symptom Contextualization: Psychosis

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Master the principle of symptom contextualization for psychosis.

•Master the differential diagnoses for psychosis.

•Master the available interventions for symptoms of psychosis.

•Become familiar with and master the concept of symptom contextualization.

•Role play, practice and learn to implement principles and techniques. 


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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How do I help my Clients Make Better Decisions? The Socratic Method and Motivational Interviewing
Aug
15
9:00 AM09:00

How do I help my Clients Make Better Decisions? The Socratic Method and Motivational Interviewing

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Become familiar with MI and its principles.

•Learn about the implementation of MI strategies.

•Master key principles to evoke change.

•Learn how to use the Socratic Method and Motivational Interviewing to maximize results with patients and clients.  


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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New Strategies for Writing Effective Court Evaluations
Sep
5
9:00 AM09:00

New Strategies for Writing Effective Court Evaluations

At the end of this course, attendees will:

•Identify, master and contextualize the essential components of a mitigation report used for pre-pleading memorandums, pre-sentencing, advocacy, and persuasive, writing.

•Master the art and science of effective persuasive writing.

•Bridge the gap between the clinical, legal, social justice, and public health components of persuasive writing.

•Develop both a well based and flexible framework for advocacy and persuasive writing.

•Practice and learn to implement principles and techniques.


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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Will they Die by Suicide or Not? The Secrets of Suicide Risk Assessment
Sep
19
9:00 AM09:00

Will they Die by Suicide or Not? The Secrets of Suicide Risk Assessment

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Develop full competency in doing a comprehensive, and reliable suicide risk assessment.

•Expand expertise in managing chronic and acute suicide risk.

•Learn to make use of the biopsychosocial and cultural model for complete risk determination and mitigation plan.


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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New Strategies for Working with Justice-Involved Individuals 
Oct
3
9:00 AM09:00

New Strategies for Working with Justice-Involved Individuals 

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Learn the Why, How, What and, Then What of working with Justice-Involved patients and clients.

•Become familiar with and master different techniques used in clinical settings with Justice-Involved patients and clients.

•Learn and master the general principles, and the do’s and don’ts of working with Justice-Involved patients and clients.  

•Role play, practice and learn to implement learned principles and techniques.


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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New Strategies to Working with Traumatized Clients
Oct
17
9:00 AM09:00

New Strategies to Working with Traumatized Clients

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Become versed in the differential diagnoses for PTSD and the several pitfalls to avoid from a symptom contextualization perspective.

•Master the diagnostic formulation of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

•Master the differential diagnoses for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

•Master the available interventions for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. 

 


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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New Strategies for Engaging Patients and Clients 
Oct
31
9:00 AM09:00

New Strategies for Engaging Patients and Clients 

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Learn and master advanced tools to best engage patients and clients.

•Become familiar with and master the barriers to engagement.

•Become familiar with and master the engagement promoting factors.

•Learn and master The Why, The How, and The What of Engagement.

•Learn and mater the Tips to Maximize Engagement.

•Role play, practice and implement learned principles and techniques.


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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De-escalation Skills Training
Nov
16
9:00 AM09:00

De-escalation Skills Training

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Learn the Why, How, What and, Then What of De-Escalation.

•Learn the five reasons why clients and patients are likely to escalate

•Become familiar with different de-escalation techniques used in clinical settings and fieldwork.

•Learn the general principles, and do’s and don’ts of de-escalation.

•Practice the de-escalations strategies discussed and learn how to best implement them in daily practice.  


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)


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Wearing your Psychodynamically Informed Hat
Dec
5
9:00 AM09:00

Wearing your Psychodynamically Informed Hat

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Become familiar with and master the key concept of psychodynamically informed Care.

•Become familiar with and master new strategies to working in a psychodynamically informed manner.

•Master the concept of defense mechanism and using it to better understand and treat our clients.

•Learn and master strategies to wear your psychodynamic hat when using CBT, MI, supportive therapy or any other treatment modalities.

•Role play, practice and learn to implement learned principles and techniques.


Location:

535 5th Avenue, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th street)

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Do Gangs, Jails, and Prisons Have Their Own Culture: Cultural Sensitivity in Agency Practice
Dec
19
9:00 AM09:00

Do Gangs, Jails, and Prisons Have Their Own Culture: Cultural Sensitivity in Agency Practice

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Become familiar with cultural nuances in clinical practice.

•Master the different cultures and subcultures in clinical practice.

•Become familiar with the most common cultural bound syndromes.

•Learn to engage individuals from different cultures and subcultures. 


Location:

535 5th Avenue, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th street)

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The Secrets and Soft skills of CBT
Jul
18
9:00 AM09:00

The Secrets and Soft skills of CBT

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Develop a framework and arm themselves with the secret tools of CBT. 

•Become familiar with the foundations of CBT.

•Develop mastery of some key techniques of CBT.

•Develop a framework when using CBT.


LOCATION:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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New Strategies for Addressing the needs of our Patients and Clients: The Social Determinants of Health
Jul
6
9:00 AM09:00

New Strategies for Addressing the needs of our Patients and Clients: The Social Determinants of Health

At the end of this course, attendees will:

•Develop a deep understanding of the relationship between mental health, physical health, and social determinants.

•Gain expertise on how to best assess for social determinants and effectively intervene.

•Master the principles, techniques of The How of Addressing the Social Determinants of Health.

•Using a collaborative, multidisciplinary team, based approach to Addressing the Social Determinants of Health.

•Role play, practice and learn to implement principles and techniques.


LOCATION:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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Working with Challenging Patients and Clients: The Do’s and Don’ts
Jun
22
9:00 AM09:00

Working with Challenging Patients and Clients: The Do’s and Don’ts

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Master the reasons why of the challenges that come with working with special populations.

•Learn and master the principles and techniques to working with challenging clients.

•Master the do's and don'ts of working with challenging clients.

•Role play, practice, and implement principles, techniques when working with several types of challenging populations. 


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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Physical Health and Mental Health: Integrating the Two for Better Care for our Patients and Clients 
Jun
6
9:00 AM09:00

Physical Health and Mental Health: Integrating the Two for Better Care for our Patients and Clients 

At the end of this course, attendees will:

•Become familiar with the main chronic general medical conditions.

•Develop a deep understanding of the relationship between mental health and physical health.

•Learn and master the basics of the relationship between psychiatric medications and physical health.

•Learn how to best provide integrated care skills to the African American, Latino, and LGBTQ, population.

•Learn and master how to best provide integrated care in a collaborative, multidisciplinary team, based approach.

•Role play, practice and learn to implement principles and techniques.


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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Working with Clients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder
May
23
9:00 AM09:00

Working with Clients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Understand the key elements needed in the diagnostic formulation of Borderline Personality Disorder and its’ symptom contextualization.

•Master the diagnostic formulation of Borderline Personality Disorder.

•Master the differential diagnoses for Borderline Personality Disorder.

•Master the available interventions for Borderline Personality Disorder. 


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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Preventing Burnout: Self-care for Clinicians and Advocates
May
9
9:00 AM09:00

Preventing Burnout: Self-care for Clinicians and Advocates

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Learn the 15 reasons why it is crucial to prevent burnout and promote self-care.

•Learn the five principles of preventing burnout and promoting self-care.

•Master the do's and don'ts of promoting self-care.

•Learn how to make self-care a best practice.

•Learn techniques to unblock, stimulate, self-regulate, and practice mindfulness


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)


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New Strategies for  Substance Use Assessment
Apr
25
9:00 AM09:00

New Strategies for Substance Use Assessment

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Learn new and effective methods to the Why, How, and What of a Substance Use Assessment.

•Learn the strategies and principles of an effective and comprehensive Substance Use Assessment.

•Learn the do’s and don’ts of an effective and comprehensive Substance Use Assessment.


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)


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Dealing Effectively with Inappropriate Behaviors
Mar
9
12:00 PM12:00

Dealing Effectively with Inappropriate Behaviors

At the end of this seminar, attendees will:

•Become familiar with and master the reasons why patients and clients display inappropriate behaviors

•Become familiar with and master the principles of effectively dealing with inappropriate behaviors

•Learn and master the steps, techniques, the do’s and don’ts when dealing with inappropriate behaviors

•Learn and master the art and science of behavioral contracts

•Role play, practice and learn to implement principles and techniques


Location

535 5th Avenue, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th street)

 

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New Strategies for Mental Health Assessment
Feb
21
9:00 AM09:00

New Strategies for Mental Health Assessment

At the end of this course, attendees will:

•Learn new and effective methods to the Why, How, and What of a mental health assessment.

•Learn and master the strategies and principles of an effective and comprehensive mental health assessment.

•Learn and master the do’s and don’ts of a strategic, effective and comprehensive mental health assessment. 


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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Psychopharmacology: Antipsychotics
Jan
24
9:00 AM09:00

Psychopharmacology: Antipsychotics

At the end of this course, attendees will:

•Develop a strong foundation and understanding of antipsychotic medications to better support their patients or clients.

•Become familiar with the most common antipsychotic medications prescribed to our patients and clients.

•Become familiar with the indications and common side effects of antipsychotics.

•Learn how to effectively talk to patients and clients about antipsychotic medications they are prescribed. 


Location:

535 5th Ave. 4th floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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De-escalation Skills
Nov
29
9:00 AM09:00

De-escalation Skills

General Principles

At the end of this course participants will become familiar with or sharpen different de-escalation techniques used in clinical settings and fieldwork. They will learn the overview, the general principles, and the do’s and don’ts of de-escalation. Attendees will take part of a discussion about maintaining equilibrium between being a trauma-informed practitioner and personal/professional safety. Clinicians will learn tools readily available to use in their daily practice. 

Case scenario and Overall process

With the second part of this course, clinicians will have the opportunities to use case scenarios and role-play to practice and incorporate evidence based de-escalation techniques. They will leave this course with practical tools for everyday use.


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

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CEU course
Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

CEU course

Symptom Contextualization: Psychosis

Pitfalls to avoid

The purpose of this course is to become familiar with the meaning and context of psychosis framed within the principle of symptom contextualization. By the end of the course, participants will understand the differential diagnoses for psychosis, and master the available interventions for symptoms thereof. 


Location:

535 5th Ave, 4th Floor

NY, NY 10017

(Entrance on 44th Street)

 

 

 


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CEU course
Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

CEU course

Addressing The Social Determinants of Health: The Basics, The Content, and The Process

The purpose of this course is to become familiar with the concept of social determinants of health, specifically how financial stressors, unstable living, neighborhoods, food insecurity, education, and trauma, impact mental health, wellness and recovery. By the end of the course participants will have a deeper understanding of these relationships, but will also know how to best assess for social determinants, intervene, and develop fully comprehensive treatment plans. 

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