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Addressing & Resolving Ethical Issues: Decision-making for Social Workers has a level of complexity unknown to other fields, which can create the feeling of isolation or worse; fear to act. This training will review the ethical standards mandated by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board and the National Association of Social Workers to ensure a competent understanding for effective application.
The Impact of Racial Trauma in Behavioral Health: Awareness of Advocacy- This training helps clinicians and providers of behavioral health understand racial trauma and develop tangible steps to advocate for necessary changes within the field.
Clinical Documentation: Writing Effective Treatment Plans, Progress Notes and More: Clinical professionals are ethically responsible for meeting the documentation standards of their respective licensing board and the level of care requirements for insurance. Understanding the needs for such documents while writing to reflect the therapeutic details of the session is critical to the success of all clinicians and their respective agencies. Learn the key components of clinical documentation standards of treatment plans and progress notes with guided facilitation and case studies.
Emotional Regulation: This workshop focuses on effectively reducing and, when possible, preventing dysregulation often associated with traumatic experiences and/or mental health needs. Risk factors linked to depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and substance use will also be reviewed.
Trauma 101: This training will provide a historical overview of the origins of trauma treatment, common perceptions, and the current statistics in the field. We will explore the behavioral and biological symptoms associated with traumatic stress and experiences to view trauma from varying perspectives. By evaluating the DSM 5 trauma and stress-related disorders, you will be able to identify criteria for diagnosis. Current evidence-based treatment modalities and clinical interventions are reviewed for practical application.
Examining Unconventional and Mischaracterized Trauma Expressions in Black Males: This training raises social workers’ awareness of the possibility of misdiagnosis and treatment referrals based on a lack of cultural inclusion surrounding Black males who exhibit aggression and apathy. It allows for a deeper understanding of how traumatic experiences can manifest into aggression and apathy based on cultural norms and environmental factors that have not been evaluated within the DSM 5
Recognizing and Responding to Distress: Officer Wellness: The impact of serving in law enforcement on wellness if often dismissed or overlooked due to the false narrative about strength and mental health stigma. This training focuses on addressing the complexities of service, the potential risk factors influencing wellness, and effective and practical strategies to intervene. Participants will identify early signs of distress in self and co-workers, understand the mental, emotional and physical impact of experiencing direct and vicarious trauma, and develop coping skills to effectively respond to grief, stress, and traumatic experiences.