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November 8, 2023(2 events)

9:00 am: Person-Centered Thinking, Planning and Client Rights: Whose Goal is it, Anyway?

9:00 am: Person-Centered Thinking, Planning and Client Rights: Whose Goal is it, Anyway?


November 8, 2023

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Trainer: Brooke Schultz, LICSW Associate Director of Clinical Services

Length: 3.0 training hours

The concept of Person-Centered Care is integral to how RADIAS approaches work we do with people we serve. This training provides a broad overview of the Person-Centered Approach in supporting persons served.

 

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the context of person-centered care in Minnesota's systems
  • Be aware of examples of person-centered language (as well as language to avoid)
  • Practice using several tools to provide a person-centered approach

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Virtual Location

1:00 pm: Applied DBT Skills

1:00 pm: Applied DBT Skills


November 8, 2023

 

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Trainer: Laura Lynett, LPCC, DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Clinician

Length: 3.5 training hours

This course will highlight several of the skills taught in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. We will follow a fictional client throughout the training and participant will discuss ways this client can utilize the skills discussed. It is recommended that participants take the "Introduction to Borderline Personality Disorder and DBT" training or have a basic understanding of Borderline Personality Disorder and DBT prior to taking this training.

Objectives:

Participants will be able to name the skills training modules used in DBT

Participants will have a basic understanding of the types of skills taught in DBT

Participants will be able to provide basic coaching around skill use

Participants will be able to practice skill use and coaching during the training

 

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Virtual Location
November 9, 2023(1 event)

8:30 am: Crisis Intervention and De-escalation: Being Effective while Keeping Yourself Safe

8:30 am: Crisis Intervention and De-escalation: Being Effective while Keeping Yourself Safe


November 9, 2023

 

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Trainers: ; Jessica Metkowski-Gulden, LPCC, ACT Manager, Kelsey Gries, F-ACT Practitioner

Length: 4 hours

 

This training will provide an overview of crisis prevention, intervention, and de-escalation strategies through early intervention and nonphysical methods for preventing and managing individuals experiencing a crisis. The course will include discussion of: the crisis development model, staff's attitudes and approaches, non-verbal communication, verbal intervention, precipitating factors of a crisis, importance of developing rapport and knowing clients' history, environmental assessment, rational detachment, and follow up after a crisis. Staff will also learn personal safety techniques in the event a strike or grab occurs during a crisis situation. A post-test will be given to all participants at the end of this training.

 

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Virtual Location
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November 14, 2023(2 events)

8:30 am: Treating Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorder Together: What You Need to Know (IDDT) - Part 1

8:30 am: Treating Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorder Together: What You Need to Know (IDDT) - Part 1


November 14, 2023

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Trainers:  Brooke Schultz, LICSW Associate Director of Clinical Services

Kellie Geisler, LPCC, TCM Manager

Length: 10.5 hours (three ½ days)

This is a three-day training. Participants can take one or all days of the training, however, we highly encourage staff to attend all three days to get the best amount of knowledge and experience out of this training. You will receive information about illicit substances, their impact on the brain when a person also has a mental illness, and how to intervene during the stages of change. Instructors use a variety of large and small group exercises during all days of this training.

Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify various illicit substances and prescription medications that are commonly misused
  •  Participants will become aware of assessment tools and clinical criteria to identify substance use disorders
  • Participants will be able to list various harm reduction strategies
  • Participants will be able to identify how mental illness and substance use disorders are inter-related and will receive basic information about brain chemistry as it relates to substance use disorders.
  • Participants will be able to identify stages of change and stages of treatment
  •  Participants will review and identify appropriate interventions for each stage of change
  • Participants will become familiar with basic concepts of Motivational Interviewing
  • Participants will have the opportunity to create a treatment plan based on diagnostic information and scenarios.

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Virtual Location

9:00 am: Ethics

9:00 am: Ethics


November 14, 2023

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Trainers:   Matthew Kustritz, LICSW Mental Health Therapist, Community Foundations 

Length: 3 training hours 

This course will review the key aspects of ethical standards for various Minnesota mental health professionals as well as the agency ethics policy. It will also address various aspects of ethics in the Internet age, including issues raised by various forms of social media. Participants will be presented with a range of situations which raise ethical issues or present dilemmas, and will discuss how standards may be applied. Attention will be given to situations with competing ethical values. 

Objectives: 

  • Participants will examine their own values in relation to agency and professional ethics. 
  • Participants will have a framework for exploring ethics within the context of social evolution.  
  • Participants will articulate strategies for examining and making ethical decisions. 

 

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Virtual Location
November 15, 2023(1 event)

8:30 am: Treating Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorder Together: What You Need to Know (IDDT) - Part 2

8:30 am: Treating Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorder Together: What You Need to Know (IDDT) - Part 2


November 15, 2023

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Trainers:  Brooke Schultz, LICSW Associate Director of Clinical Services

Kellie Geisler, LPCC, TCM Manager

Length: 10.5 hours (three ½ days)

This is a three-day training. Participants can take one or all days of the training, however, we highly encourage staff to attend all three days to get the best amount of knowledge and experience out of this training. You will receive information about illicit substances, their impact on the brain when a person also has a mental illness, and how to intervene during the stages of change. Instructors use a variety of large and small group exercises during all days of this training.

Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify various illicit substances and prescription medications that are commonly misused
  •  Participants will become aware of assessment tools and clinical criteria to identify substance use disorders
  • Participants will be able to list various harm reduction strategies
  • Participants will be able to identify how mental illness and substance use disorders are inter-related and will receive basic information about brain chemistry as it relates to substance use disorders.
  • Participants will be able to identify stages of change and stages of treatment
  •  Participants will review and identify appropriate interventions for each stage of change
  • Participants will become familiar with basic concepts of Motivational Interviewing
  • Participants will have the opportunity to create a treatment plan based on diagnostic information and scenarios.

Click Here to Register for this training.

Virtual Location
November 16, 2023(1 event)

8:30 am: Treating Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorder Together: What You Need to Know (IDDT) - Part 3

8:30 am: Treating Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorder Together: What You Need to Know (IDDT) - Part 3


November 16, 2023

Click Here to Register for this training.

 

Trainers:  Brooke Schultz, LICSW Associate Director of Clinical Services

Kellie Geisler, LPCC, TCM Manager

Length: 10.5 hours (three ½ days)

This is a three-day training. Participants can take one or all days of the training, however, we highly encourage staff to attend all three days to get the best amount of knowledge and experience out of this training. You will receive information about illicit substances, their impact on the brain when a person also has a mental illness, and how to intervene during the stages of change. Instructors use a variety of large and small group exercises during all days of this training.

Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify various illicit substances and prescription medications that are commonly misused
  •  Participants will become aware of assessment tools and clinical criteria to identify substance use disorders
  • Participants will be able to list various harm reduction strategies
  • Participants will be able to identify how mental illness and substance use disorders are inter-related and will receive basic information about brain chemistry as it relates to substance use disorders.
  • Participants will be able to identify stages of change and stages of treatment
  •  Participants will review and identify appropriate interventions for each stage of change
  • Participants will become familiar with basic concepts of Motivational Interviewing
  • Participants will have the opportunity to create a treatment plan based on diagnostic information and scenarios.

Click Here to Register for this training.

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