The goal of this training is to give clinicians an overview of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and Reality Therapy in working with angry, aggressive clients. Viewers will learn practical strategies on how to work with millennium youth to help them be more academically and socially successful. This training will be especially helpful to those who work with adolescents in a school setting or in a private practice.
Presenter: Dacia L. Moore, MA, LPC, NCC Dacia L. Moore, MA, LPC, NCC, President and founder of Second Wind Counseling & Consulting, is a Licensed Professional Counselor, author, trainer and motivational speaker. She has a Masters Degree in Counseling from Webster University and is a National Board Certified Counselor. As an adjunct professor, Dacia teaches Master’s level courses at Webster University and also serves as a Board Member for the American Counseling Association of Missouri and the Kansas City Chapter of the American Counseling Association. Before starting her company, Dacia was V.P. of Programs at a residential treatment facility where she routinely dealt with difficult diagnoses such as ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Depression and Bipolar Disorder. Dacia has had the honor of studying REBT under Albert Ellis, PhD and holds an advanced REBT certification from the Albert Ellis Institute. Dacia specializes in professional development training for those who work with angry, aggressive youth. Her modality is using Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), which is very effective in treating youth with mood disorders. Dacia conducts a variety of training sessions, teaching participants how to reduce angry aggressive classroom behavior.
The University of Missouri, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and will maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. MIMH will award 1 clock hour or 1.2 contact hours (.1 CEU) for this program. MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.
This module will talk about early mental health care centers in the state of Missouri including State Hospital Number One in Fulton, the St. Louis County Insane Asylum, and the Saint Louis Hospital for Social Evils. The history of these hospitals, the treatments offered patients, and the management of people with mental illness as affected by social and medical movements form the core of this presentation.
In this program, Dr. Alec Pollard discusses the changes in approaches to treating complex Anxiety Disorders, the move from diagnosis- driven interventions to model-driven interventions, the significant role basic laboratory research plays in the life of the clinician, the use of medications alongside psychotherapies, and near- and far-term research. Treatment resistance and ambivalence, and family inclusion are also addressed.
One of the greatest misconceptions about Deaf culture is that it is “just a disability.” Deaf culture has its own language, values, behavioral norms and forms of artistic expression. In this presentation, Elijah Buchholz, LPC, will instruct viewers on how to provide culturally sensitive and competent mental health services to members of the Deaf community through understanding of the culture and its specific needs. He will also discuss Sign Language and how it can affect the process of communication in mental health treatment. Viewers will learn the “dos and don’ts” of communicating with deaf clients and how to work effectively with interpreters in mental health settings.