Dissociative Identity Disorder
Standard CEUs/NBCC CEUs: 8
Course Cost: $24
Considerable progress has been made in the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of dissociative identity disorders (DID) during the past decades, as reflected by increased clinical recognition of dissociative conditions, the publication of numerous research and scholarly works on the subject, and the development of specialized diagnostic instruments. Treating Dissociative Disorders in Adults is a course that was developed using guidelines from the Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, which summarizes expert consensus concerning safe and effective treatment for DID patients. The course material offers a practical guide for the management of these patients and would be appropriate for any professionals who may encounter these clients or for anyone interested in gaining further knowledge about Dissociative Identity Disorder.
Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abusing Clients
Standard CEUs: 12 Cost: $36
NBCC CEUs: 14 Cost: $42
This informative course was developed using material from the Treatment Improvement Protocol, Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients During Early Recovery, developed by the US Department of Health and Human Services Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. The material was designed for use by substance abuse treatment counselors and other professionals who work with clients who have substance abuse issues and depressive symptoms. When depressive symptoms occur in substance abuse treatment, they can interfere with the clients’ recovery and ability to participate in treatment. This course will help professionals gain the skills necessary to assist clients who are struggling with depressive symptoms, particularly in the first year of treatment. The course also includes several vignettes which provide specific examples of how to work with clients facing substance abuse and depressive symptoms.
Veterans and Substance Abuse
Standard CEUs: 2 Cost: $6
NBCC CEUs: 1 Cost: $3
Numerous studies show that rates of alcohol and other drug use disorders are high among veterans within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) health care system. This course gives a brief overview of clinical considerations in the treatment of veterans with substance use disorders and other co-occurring mental health issues. This is an excellent course for any professional who may come in contact with this population or for anyone who is interested in gaining knowledge in this subject area.