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Adolescent Suicide Prevention Assessment and Intervention by Anne Brantley Segall, LMSW, BCD explores the epidemiology of adolescent suicide, including sociocultural and familial risks, as well as treatment issues. This would be appropriate for NBCC, CMHP, QMHP. 

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This presentation will cover recent scientific advances in understanding the causes and life course of autistic syndromes, with particular emphasis on findings that will inform a next generation of interventions for autism and related disorders. Discoveries in developmental psychobiology, genetics, neuro-imaging, epidemiology, and intervention science have highlighted critical frontiers in which continued progress is expected to translate into innovative and more effective treatments. Dr. Constantino identifies recent scientific advances in the genetic and neurobiological causes of autistic syndromes and discusses the utility, value, and importance of research for treatment of Autism, Developmental Disabilities, and Co-Occurring DD/MI disorders in Community Mental Health. This course will take approximately 90-100 minutes to complete. This would be appropriate for NBCC, QIDP, CHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This course will take approximately 2.0 hours to complete. MDCH require that all members of the community mental health workforce complete training in the topic area of cultural competence a minimum of once every three years. This course addresses the cultural competence model through the prism of historically marginalized populations, specifically through the American Indian population. It will emphasize how racial and ethnic identity formation theory, and how an individual’s’ cultural beliefs and values determine how they utilize mental health services. This would be appropriate for NBCC, CMHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This course covers basic ethics concepts, the purpose of a Code of Ethics, and a review of codes from various professions. It also covers the importance of confidentiality in family therapy and building professional boundaries in family therapy. This would be appropriate for NBCC, CMHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This training will address the need for understanding the differing cultural aspects of gender identity and sexual expression in children and youth including current best practices for when and how to talk about gender identity and sexual orientation issues. Specifics will include the basic understanding of terms such as transgender, DSD (Disordered Sexual Development), intersex, asexual, pansexual, gender queer, Two Spirit, gay, lesbian, bisexual and questioning. Participants will be given resources they can readily use in their practice/groups/classrooms including a Bibliography, glossary, videos they can access from the web, and national web sites with updated information. This would be appropriate for NBCC, CMHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

Navigating Community Mental Health will provide information pertaining to accessing community mental health services in Wayne County within a System of Care.This course will explain Developmental Disability and Serious Emotional Disturbance and the services available to them.It will explore the development and implementation of a countywide System of Care, collaborating across all systems including Child Welfare, Community Mental Health, Juvenile Justice and the Public School System, learning the positive impact on children and families.

This course should take approximately two hours to complete. This would be appropriate for NBCC, QIDP, CMHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

Navigating Special Education Services within Wayne County presents numerous barriers for children, youth and their families, resulting in children and youth experiencing a delay in accessing Special Education services. This increases the need for mental health services due to stressors associated with micro and macro level systemic barriers. This training will assist with educating the public as it relates to accessing Special Education Services in Wayne County, empowering children, youth and families and those who serve them. This would be appropriate for QIDP, CMHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This training explores the dynamics of trauma in relational and developmental context and play therapy intervention. Learners will develop skills in assessing levels of complexity of trauma and appropriate play therapy intervention. This would be appropriate for NBCC, CMHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

Evidence exists that children with trauma history experience sensory processing disorders across three different typologies, with sensory modulation disorders being most prevalent. Identification of behaviors that reflect sensory processing challenges is the first step in creating supportive responses, which include natural, inexpensive methods. This would be appropriate for NBCC, CMHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This is a free training course intended for service providers in Michigan's public service agencies, including: Community Mental Health Services Providers, Department of Human Services, MI Choice Waiver Agents, Area Agencies on Aging, Special Education professionals, and anyone who serves people with brain injury.

This course is presented in four modules. Each module requires approximately 20 minutes to complete. You may stop this training at any point and resume where you left off. You must successfully complete all four modules in order to receive your certificate. This would be appropriate for CRC/CRCC, CMHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This course is a five (5) part series upon which each series is a building block toward preventing, avoiding and resolving resistance. One of the pivotal points of effective therapy is the successful management of resistance. Dr. Clifton Mitchell acknowledges that most behavioral health professionals have been trained in the theoretical approaches for resistance; however the techniques covered in this particular series should be integrated with theoretical approaches and applied across the vast array of challenges that individuals may experience. Dr. Mitchell defines resistance and presents a model that empowers therapists in their objective of managing resistant individuals. This course will take approximately one hour 15 minutes to complete. This would be appropriate for NBCC, CMHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This course is Part (2) of a five (5) part series whereby Dr. Clifton Mitchell delves further in a discussion about the general principles for dealing with resistance. He utilizes his professional experience; as well varied scenarios to assist participants in identifying common mistakes of therapists that can subsequently cause and/or promote resistance. This course will take approximately one hour 15 minutes to complete. This would be appropriate for NBCC, CMHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This course is Part (3) of a five (5) part series whereby Dr. Clifton Mitchell identifies and discusses more specific approaches and techniques with particular attention dedicated to utilizing the inherent poser of language to circumvent resistance in individuals. This course will take approximately one hour to complete. This would be appropriate for NBCC, CMHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This course is Part (4) of a five (5) part series whereby Dr. Clifton Mitchell addresses the possible impasses a therapist may experience with resistant individuals. Essentially, Dr. Mitchell suggests appropriate approaches to be utilized when an individual responds; "Yes, but..." or "I don't know." The techniques and approaches are applicable to varied scenarios. This course will take approximately 45 minutes to complete.  This would be appropriate for NBCC, CMHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.

This course is Part (5) of a five (5) part series whereby Dr. Clifton Mitchell summarizes the content of the course and reviews the broad array of techniques that therapists may add to their repertoire to aid in the reduction of stress that can accompany engagement with their most frustrating clients. This course will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. This would be appropriate for NBCC, CMHP, QMHP.

This course is not currently certified for any specific CEU Credits.