America is facing an epidemic of substance misuse, but there’s a major obstacle to getting people the help they need: There’s simultaneously a nationwide lack of training in addiction treatment for professionals as well as a massive need for people with this training. These problems are severe; many future mental health providers are graduating without ever completing a single course in substance abuse treatment.
But substance abuse is very much part of the real world of mental health treatment – even if that’s not why your clients came into your office. Be prepared to recognize substance use and get your clients the help they need.
Watch me, Paul Brasler, LCSW, for this intensive two-day seminar and I’ll walk you through numerous proven strategies and interventions that you need to effectively recognize and treat substance use disorders.
Complete this program, and through a combination of the latest addiction research and clear examples of treatment, you’ll learn:
Best of all, upon completion of this seminar, you’ll be eligible to become a Certified Addictions-Informed Professional (CAIMHP) through Evergreen Certifications. Certification lets colleagues, employers, and clients know that you’ve invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of treating addictions in clients. Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/caimhp for details.
CERTIFICATION MADE SIMPLE!
Attendees will receive documentation of CAIMHP designation from Evergreen Certifications 4 to 6 weeks following the program. *Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/caimhp for professional requirements.
This online program is worth 12.75 hours CPD.
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|Manual - Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP) (115.8 MB)
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Paul Brasler, MA, MSW, LCSW, became a licensed clinical social worker in 2002. He is the owner of Providence Consulting & Education, LLC, through which he provides clinical supervision and professional education services. Additionally, Paul provides Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy and other clinical services as part of a small practice. Paul has extensive experience in working with people in crisis and people living with substance use disorders, including adolescent residential treatment, community mental health settings, hospital emergency departments, Juvenile Court, and private practice.
Paul has been a PESI national presenter since 2016, and he has presented classes across the country on mental health emergencies, high-risk clients, resiliency, and a certification course for clinicians working with people with substance use disorders. His second book, The Clinician’s Guide to Substance Use Disorders: Practical Tools for Assessment, Treatment & Recovery, PESI Publishing, was published in October 2022. Paul lives in Richmond, Virginia, with his beautiful wife, three sons, a cowardly dog, and two dwarf rabbits who are quietly plotting to destroy the world.
Financial: Paul Brasler maintains a private practice and has employment relationships with LifeStance Health and Alchemy Wellness. He receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from Psychotherapy Networker and PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Paul Brasler has no relevant non-financial relationships.
The Science Behind Substance Use Disorders
Signs of Intoxication & Withdrawal Symptoms
Assessment of Substance Use Disorders
Treatment Planning: Determine Level of Care
Recognize & Treat Behavioural/Process Addictions
Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
Strategies to Improve Client Engagement & Treatment Compliance
Substance Use Disorders & The Family
Treatment Strategies for Special Populations
Group Therapy Strategies
Legal & Ethical Issues in Treating Substance Use Disorders
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