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Decoding Coercive Control: Advanced Strategies for Proficient Domestic Violence Assessment
Presented by Sybil Cummin, MA, LPC, ACS
Course: #2117Level: Intermediate1.02 Hours
Incorporating the patterns of coercive control in domestic violence assessments has been shown to have the most long-term impact on victims and survivors. This course explores strategies for moving away from assessing domestic violence from an incident model approach to incorporate the patterns of coercive control into assessment.

The Psychology Behind the Need for Technology in U.S. Society
Presented by Taeler Hammond, MA
Course: #2183Level: Intermediate1 Hour
With average screen usage exceeding four hours daily in U.S. society, humanity's attachment to technology raises mental health concerns. This course explores the psychological drivers behind excessive technology engagement and equips professionals with strategies to help clients develop healthier tech habits. Empirical research, case studies, and clinical applications on technology overuse will be examined.

Social Isolation and Loneliness: Who's At Risk and How to Help
Presented by Christina Marsack-Topolewski, PhD, MSW, LMSW
Course: #2112Level: Intermediate1.52 Hours
Social isolation and loneliness have been recognized challenges in recent decades, and the COVID-19 pandemic provided further visibility of these realities. This course offers a look at who is at risk for loneliness, the signs of loneliness, and effective ways to reduce social isolation and loneliness while promoting overall mental and physical health outcomes for clients and consumers. Implications for practice are discussed.

Cultural Competency in Behavioral Health
Presented by Sophie Nathenson, PhD
Course: #2069Level: Introductory1.02 Hours
In this course, the concept of cultural competency will be introduced as it applies to behavioral health fields, including the role of cultural humility in culturally responsive care. An overview of sources of health disparities are discussed as they relate to cultural competency. Evidenced-based approaches are presented that may enhance the effectiveness of mental health interventions, in addition to specific policy recommendations for future education and research.

Supporting Children Who Have Been Affected by Divorce
Presented by Sybil Cummin, MA, LPC, ACS
Course: #1774Level: Intermediate1.05 Hours
Divorce is common therefore, practitioners need to understand how to work with children impacted by divorce effectively. This course provides a framework to assess and work with children who are experiencing divorce based on their stages of development, as well as how to engage with parents safely.

The Effect of Childhood Family Trauma on Adult Relationships Podcast
Presented by Benjamin T. Bencomo, DSW, LISW, LCSW, Kaytlyn Gillis, MSW, LCSW-BACS
Course: #1886Level: Intermediate1.07 Hours
Family trauma is prevalent therefore understanding what family trauma is and how it manifests in adult relationships is necessary for effective practice. This podcast explores childhood family trauma, how childhood family trauma affects adult relationships, and the stages of healing from childhood family trauma. This is part of the Continued Learning Podcast series.

The Opioid Crisis: A Sociological Perspective
Presented by Sophie Nathenson, PhD
Course: #2087Level: Intermediate1 Hour
In this course the social context of the opioid crisis will be discussed, including societal-level contributing factors. A holistic approach to addressing the crisis is presented, with applications to the health professional’s role.

Self-Care and Systems Change for Behavioral Health Professionals
Presented by Sophie Nathenson, PhD
Course: #2083Level: Intermediate1.08 Hours
In this course, participants will learn about the relationship between systems change work and self-care. We will cover factors contributing to burnout in systems changes from an equity/diversity lens and practices that can enhance well-being and contribute to the sustainability of mental health promotion programs.

School Social Work and Efforts to Support Students in Public Schools Post-Pandemic Podcast
Presented by Benjamin T. Bencomo, DSW, LISW, LCSW, Capella Hauer, MSW, NCSSW
Course: #1818Level: Intermediate1.03 Hours
School social workers use clinical expertise and evidence-based strategies to work with to support students. This podcast explores school social work and the impact of COVID-19 on students. In addition, best practices for effectively supporting students are examined. This is part of the Continued Learning Podcast series.

Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma: Recognition, Prevention, and Long-term Impact
Presented by Alison D. Peak, LCSW, IMH-E
Course: #1602Level: Intermediate1.5 Hours
This course provides information on signs, symptoms, and prevention efforts to address Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma (PAHT).

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