LIST OF COURSES

For more information about individual courses, please click on course title.


Psychological Issues Of Medical Disorders NEW

Ethical Counseling Issues

Skilled Empathy

Zen and Psychotherapy

Dual Disorders

Substance Abuse and Disabilities

Vocational Services and Substance Abuse

Neuropsychology and Work Injuries

Ethical Decision Making NEW

Counseling Older Adults NEW

Mental Health Diagnosis NEW

Adults in Transition

Understanding Disability

Drug Treatment: I

Drug Treatment: II

More Effective Interviewing

Grief Counseling

 

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Psychological  Issues Of  Medical Disorders

Increase awareness of mental symptoms that occur in physical disorders.
Learn to:

  • Recognize common symptoms
  • Consider medical sources
  • Identify mental symptoms for medical intervention

Text:  When Psychological Problems Mask Medical Disorder, 2nd Edition,
 by James Morrison  MD
 
16 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours.

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Course # PMD      $135  Complete course with textbook
Course # PMD-E    $95  Registration and exam only, textbook not included

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Ethical Counseling Issues

Proactive approach to ethics. Thought provoking case examples. Learn to:

  • Analyze dilemmas
  • Apply ethical techniques
  • Understand disclosure, boundaries, confidentiality

Text: Counseling Ethics, Jungers PhD, LPCC, NCC and Gregoire EdD, LPC, NCC, and supplemental reading

12 Hours CRC approved for Ethics

12 Hours CDMS (2 of which are approved for Ethics)

12 Hours CCM/RN but not for CCM ethics credit
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours.

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Course # COU      $175 Complete course with textbook

Course # COU-E   $95 Registration and exam only (Includes supplemental reading material, but not the textbook)

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Skilled Empathy                

A “how to” guide for counselors and health care professionals.  Learn to effectively:

  • Recognize and respond to feelings
  • Maintain a therapeutic relationship
  • Work with traumatized clients

Text:  Skilled Empathy: Creating Safety Through Therapeutic Attachment
by Laura E. Gollnick, MS, MFT

NOTE:  Text material for this course is available in CD-ROM format, not in printed textbook.

24 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours.

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Materials for this course are also available online for a
reduced registration fee.
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Course # SKE     $175 Complete course with CD-ROM
Course # SKE-E  $110 Registration and exam only, CD-ROM not included

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Zen and Psychotherapy

Increase effectiveness using Zen principles.  Learn to:

  • Identify useful Zen principles
  • Integrate Zen concepts into therapy
  • Apply to clients

Text:  Zen and Psychotherapy, Mruk PhD, and Hartzell RN, MA

18 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours

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Course # ZEN      $135  Complete course with textbook
Course # ZEN-E   $ 95  Registration and exam only, textbook not included

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Dual Disorders

Substance abuse and psychiatric disorders as dual disorders present unique problems. Learn to: 

  • Improve assessment     
  • Increase treatment effectiveness
  • Identify overlapping symptoms

Text: Assessment and Treatment of Patients with Coexisting Mental Illness and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, Richard Ries, MD

14 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours

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Course # DUL     $115 Complete course with textbook
Course # DUL-E   $95 Registration and exam only, textbook not included

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Substance Abuse and Disabilities

Up to 40% of substance abuse clients have coexisting disabilities. Learn to:

  • Screen for physical and cognitive disabilities
  • Improve substance abuse treatments
  • Provide accommodations

Text: Substance Use Disorder Treatment For People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

16 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours

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Course  # SAD    $115 Complete course with textbook
Course # SAD-E  $95 Registration and exam only, textbook not included

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Vocational Services and Substance Abuse

Substance abuse treatment should address vocational concerns.  Learn to:

  • Assess vocational issues
  • Provide effective services
  • Plan effective collaboration

Text:  Integrating Substance Abuse Treatment and Vocational Services, by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
                                 
16 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours.

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registration fee.
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Course # VSA     $115 Complete course with textbook
Course # VSA-E  $95 Registration and exam only, textbook not included 

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Neuropsychology and Work Injuries

Injuries often present neuropsychological problems.  Learn to:

  • Recognize impact of PTSD and depression
  • Improve client assessment
  • Identify brain injury and chronic pain issues

Text:  Neuropsychological Assessment of Work-Related Injuries, by Bush PhD and Iverson PhD

28 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours

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Course # NPW     $205  Complete course with textbook
Course # NPW-E  $120  Registration and exam only, textbook not included

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Ethical Decision Making 

Increase awareness of ethical issues and avoid ethical problems. Learn to: 

  • Identify potential conflict 
  • Analyze ethical challenges 
  • Apply American Counseling Association Code of Ethics 

Text: Ethics and Decision Making in Counseling and Psychotherapy

by Cottone, PhD, and Tarvydas, PhD, LMHC, CRC 

18 Hours CRC approved for ethics 

18 Hours NBCC 

18 Hours CCM/RN/CDMS but does not qualify for CCM OR CDMS ethics hours 

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Course # EDM $185 Complete course with textbook 
Course # EDM-E $105 Registration and exam only, textbook not included

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Counseling Older Adults

Enhance your skills to better serve the growing population of older adults. Learn to:

  • Apply assessment and treatment techniques
  • Recognize unique cognitive problems
  • Identify special depression and anxiety issues

Text: Psychological Treatment of Older Adults: A Holistic Model, by Hyer, PhD, ABPP

22 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN/NBCC

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Course # COA $195 Complete course with textbook

Course # COA-E $115 Registration and exam only, textbook not included

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Mental Health Diagnosis

Increase understanding of DSM mental health diagnosis.  Includes case examples.
Learn to:

  • Identify physical issues affecting mental diagnosis
  • Assess factors of diagnosis
  • Apply techniques to obtain information

Text:  Diagnosis Made Easier, Principles and Techniques for Mental Health Clinicians (Second Edition), by James Morrison, MD.

14 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN/NBCC

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Course # MHD      $125  Complete course with textbook
Course # MHD-E  $   95  Registration and exam only, textbook not included

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Adults in Transition

Clients cope with transition: health, work, relationships.  Learn to:

  • Understand transition issues
  • Apply effective interventions
  • Empower clients to adjust

Text:  Counseling Adults in Transition, 4th Edition, Anderson PhD, Goodman PhD, Schlossberg EdD

28 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours

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Course # TRA    $195  Complete course with textbook
Course # TRA-E $120  Registration and exam only, textbook not included

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Understanding Disability      

Increase knowledge of medical, psychological, and vocational issues of disability.  Learn to:

  • Understand medical aspects
  • Recognize psychological issues
  • Identify vocational implications

Text:  Medical Aspects of Disability, 4th Edition, by Flanagan MD, Zaretsky PhD, and Moroz MD
 
60 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours

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Course # UND    $295 Complete course with textbook
Course # UND-E $235 Registration and exam only, textbook not included

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Drug Treatment:  I

Compare drug treatment approaches.  Learn techniques for:

  • Relapse prevention  
  • Group counseling 
  • Dealing with common problems

Text:  Approaches to Drug Abuse Counseling, U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services

10 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours.

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Course # DTA    $115  Complete course with textbook
Course # DTA-E $95  Registration and exam only, textbook not included

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Drug Treatment:  II

Compare more drug treatment approaches.  Learn to:

  • Deal with resistance   
  • Minimize clinical problems 
  • Increase counseling effectiveness

(Note: The “Drug Treatment: I” course is NOT a prerequisite for this “Drug Treatment: II” course)

Text:  Approaches to Drug Abuse Counseling, U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services

8 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours.

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Materials for this course are also available online for a reduced registration fee. 
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Course # DTB       $115 Complete course with textbook
Course # DTB-E    $95 Registration and exam only, textbook not included

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More Effective Interviewing

Improve interviewing skills. Learn to:

  • Resolve conflict and interview difficult people
  • Improve team communication
  • Identify best communication techniques

Text: People Skills, Robert Bolton PhD

26 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours.

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Course # MEI     $145 Complete course with textbook

Course # MEI-E  $110 Registration and exam only (Includes supplemental reading material, but not the textbook)

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Grief Counseling

Grief is an adaptive response to death and other types of loss, such as job and relationship.  Learn to:

  • Facilitate the adaptive response
  • Apply successful interventions
  • Identify key issues

Text:  Principles and Practice of Grief Counseling, Second Edition, by Harris PhD and Winokuer, PhD

16 Hours CRC/CCM/CDMS/RN
This course does not qualify for NBCC credit hours

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Course # GRI    $135  Complete course with textbook
Course # GRI-E $80  Registration and exam only, textbook not included

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