Affordable CEUs for Therapists

All classes are held at our TPRC office. To register for any of our courses, please call  (505) 217-1717.  Payment can be made over the phone via credit card, and guarantees your spot in the class.  Class sizes will be limited. CEUs are recognized by the NM Counseling & Therapy Board.

Date/Time: Friday, June 2nd, 9 am to 3 pm - 6 CEUs

Facilitator: Bobbie Anderson, MA, NCC, LPCC

Cost: $50

Course: Bipolar and substance abuse disorder.

Course Summary: Bipolar disorder involves a spectrum of psychiatric symptoms often compounded by a substance use disorder and addiction. Clinicians are often challenged to identify co-occurring symptoms and treatment goals. The purpose of this course is to provide clinicians with knowledge on co-occurring bipolar disorder and substance use disorder to plan effective treatment.

Course syllabus
Introduction
DSM-V Criteria to Diagnose Substance Use and Addiction
Bipolar Disorder Classifications
Causes of Bipolar Disorder and Demographics
Phases of Bipolar Disorder
Relationship between Bipolar Disorder and Substance Use
Impact of Bipolar Disorder on Substance Use and Addiction
Treatment Developing a Treatment Plan
Learning Objectives -Identify the common demographics of individuals with a combined bipolar disorder and substance use diagnosis. Describe the phases of bipolar disorder. Describe the role of alcohol and drugs in triggering bipolar phases. Identify treatment options for individuals with dual diagnoses.

 


Clinical Supervision & Professional Development of a Substance Abuse Counselor

Date/Time: Friday, June 30th, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm;  6 CEUs

Facilitator: Bobbie Anderson, MA, NCC, LPCC

Cost: $50

Overview of Course:

This supervision continuing education course presents best-practice guidelines and basic information for clinical supervisors and program administrators. This course examines the basics of clinical supervision, including representative vignettes of specific scenarios, master supervisor notes and comments to show the thinking behind the supervisor’s approach in each vignette, and how-to descriptions of effective techniques.  Although it will be geared toward substance abuse counselors, this information will help all professionals in the field and is open to everyone even if you’re not in a supervisory position.

Course outline:

Central Principles of Clinical Supervision Guidelines for New Supervisors

Models of Clinical Supervision

Developmental Stages of Counselors

Developmental Stages of Supervisors

Cultural and Contextual Factors

Ethical and Legal Issues

Monitoring Performance

Methods of Observation

Practical Issues in Clinical Supervision

Methods and Techniques of Clinical Supervision Administrative Supervision

Key Issues for Administrators in Clinical Supervision

Legal and Ethical Issues for Administrators

Learning Objectives:

Discuss the various models of supervision. Describe different counselor characteristics. Explain the continuum of cultural competence. Explain balancing clinical and administrative functions. Discuss the different methods of clinical supervision.