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Training to develop CNAs and paraprofessionals for healthcare organizations specifically in those states that require CNA courses meet time restrictions
Training to develop CNAs and paraprofessionals for healthcare organizations specifically in those states that require CNA courses meet time restrictions
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Produced by: In The Know, Inc
Training to develop CNAs and paraprofessionals for all types of healthcare organizations
Training to develop CNAs and paraprofessionals for all types of healthcare organizations
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Produced by: In The Know, Inc
Improve Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Care. Additionally, provide theoretical and clinical treatment guidelines and recommendations for mental health clinicians
Improve Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Care. Additionally, provide theoretical and clinical treatment guidelines and recommendations for mental health clinicians
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This short CE course is designed to encourage health care facilities to consider how to better prepare for an active shooter incident. It focuses on planning for an active shooter incident identifying...
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This short CE course is designed to encourage health care facilities to consider how to better prepare for an active shooter incident. It focuses on planning for an active shooter incident identifying pre-attack behaviors applying the 'Run Hide Fight' model in a health care setting post-event assessments and relevant HIPAA privacy rule 'permissions'.
This short CE course is designed to encourage health care facilities to consider how to better prepare for an active shooter incident. It focuses on planning for an active shooter incident identifying pre-attack behaviors applying the 'Run Hide Fight' model in a health care setting post-event assessments and relevant HIPAA privacy rule 'permissions'.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This CE course provides clinicians and other professionals working with the homeless knowledge on the following topics: the current trends in family homelessness; the conventional responses to shelter...
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This CE course provides clinicians and other professionals working with the homeless knowledge on the following topics: the current trends in family homelessness; the conventional responses to shelter shortages; an alternative model to a shortage of resources for homeless families; program strategies to overcome housing attainment barriers; and practices of family-friendly services.
This CE course provides clinicians and other professionals working with the homeless knowledge on the following topics: the current trends in family homelessness; the conventional responses to shelter shortages; an alternative model to a shortage of resources for homeless families; program strategies to overcome housing attainment barriers; and practices of family-friendly services.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This guide will help you conduct fast effective alcohol screens and interventions with your patients even during brief acute care visits. The tools tips and resources are designed to help you surmount common...
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This guide will help you conduct fast effective alcohol screens and interventions with your patients even during brief acute care visits. The tools tips and resources are designed to help you surmount common obstacles to youth alcohol screening in primary care. Typical barriers include insufficient time unfamiliarity with screening tools the need to triage competing problems and uncertainty about how to manage a positive screen (Van Hook et al. 2007).
This guide will help you conduct fast effective alcohol screens and interventions with your patients even during brief acute care visits. The tools tips and resources are designed to help you surmount common obstacles to youth alcohol screening in primary care. Typical barriers include insufficient time unfamiliarity with screening tools the need to triage competing problems and uncertainty about how to manage a positive screen (Van Hook et al. 2007).
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course is intended to build a better understanding of the characteristics and benefits of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by discussing: features of TF-CBT; key components; target population;...
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This course is intended to build a better understanding of the characteristics and benefits of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by discussing: features of TF-CBT; key components; target population; effectiveness of TF-CBT; what to look for in a therapist; and considerations for child welfare agency administrators
This course is intended to build a better understanding of the characteristics and benefits of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by discussing: features of TF-CBT; key components; target population; effectiveness of TF-CBT; what to look for in a therapist; and considerations for child welfare agency administrators
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course addresses abuse and neglect by looking at: the legal definition; federal law related to child abuse. Assessing the signs and symptoms; what is known about chronic neglect; ways to work with...
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This course addresses abuse and neglect by looking at: the legal definition; federal law related to child abuse. Assessing the signs and symptoms; what is known about chronic neglect; ways to work with families experiencing chronic neglect including critical elements of successful casework practice; examples of what agencies are doing and ways agencies can integrate child welfare approaches to chronic neglect with prevention and early intervention efforts. Also discussed are the long-term physical psychological behavioral and societal consequences of child abuse and neglect; and the importance of prevention as a critical component of the nation's child protection system will be looked at by outlining programs and strategies that are proving beneficial in reducing the likelihood of child maltreatment
This course addresses abuse and neglect by looking at: the legal definition; federal law related to child abuse. Assessing the signs and symptoms; what is known about chronic neglect; ways to work with families experiencing chronic neglect including critical elements of successful casework practice; examples of what agencies are doing and ways agencies can integrate child welfare approaches to chronic neglect with prevention and early intervention efforts. Also discussed are the long-term physical psychological behavioral and societal consequences of child abuse and neglect; and the importance of prevention as a critical component of the nation's child protection system will be looked at by outlining programs and strategies that are proving beneficial in reducing the likelihood of child maltreatment
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course is intended to help mental health professionals and other mandated reporters (teachers nurses etc) who come into contact with children to understand the California Child Abuse Reporting Law and be...
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This course is intended to help mental health professionals and other mandated reporters (teachers nurses etc) who come into contact with children to understand the California Child Abuse Reporting Law and be aware of their reporting responsibilities regarding child abuse.
This course is intended to help mental health professionals and other mandated reporters (teachers nurses etc) who come into contact with children to understand the California Child Abuse Reporting Law and be aware of their reporting responsibilities regarding child abuse.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This CEU course provides help with facilitating communication and cooperation between child welfare agencies and federal prisons so that parents can stay engaged in their children's lives. Explained in this...
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This CEU course provides help with facilitating communication and cooperation between child welfare agencies and federal prisons so that parents can stay engaged in their children's lives. Explained in this course are common questions: social workers may have when managing cases of children with parents in federal prison; unit teams in federal prisons may have when working with incarcerated parents with children in foster care; and for those at residential reentry centers. Also discussed is the incarceration process from arrest to release and the child welfare system's process from initial report and the child's placement in foster care to case planning and working towards a permanent solution.
This CEU course provides help with facilitating communication and cooperation between child welfare agencies and federal prisons so that parents can stay engaged in their children's lives. Explained in this course are common questions: social workers may have when managing cases of children with parents in federal prison; unit teams in federal prisons may have when working with incarcerated parents with children in foster care; and for those at residential reentry centers. Also discussed is the incarceration process from arrest to release and the child welfare system's process from initial report and the child's placement in foster care to case planning and working towards a permanent solution.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
SUD treatment counselors are in a good position to help their clients with undiagnosed EDs by being aware of the disorders screening clients for EDs in the SUD treatment setting and/or supporting their...
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SUD treatment counselors are in a good position to help their clients with undiagnosed EDs by being aware of the disorders screening clients for EDs in the SUD treatment setting and/or supporting their recovery from SUDs and EDs. The goals of this Advisory are to raise counselors' awareness of EDs and their relationship to SUDs and provide an overview of screening and evidence-based treatments for EDs. The Advisory does not provide comprehensive how-to information for treating clients with EDs. Resources for more information are listed throughout the document and in the Resources section.
SUD treatment counselors are in a good position to help their clients with undiagnosed EDs by being aware of the disorders screening clients for EDs in the SUD treatment setting and/or supporting their recovery from SUDs and EDs. The goals of this Advisory are to raise counselors' awareness of EDs and their relationship to SUDs and provide an overview of screening and evidence-based treatments for EDs. The Advisory does not provide comprehensive how-to information for treating clients with EDs. Resources for more information are listed throughout the document and in the Resources section.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course provides a thorough discussion of trauma-informed prevention and treatment objectives along with practical counselor strategies. Specific treatment issues related to working with trauma survivors...
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This course provides a thorough discussion of trauma-informed prevention and treatment objectives along with practical counselor strategies. Specific treatment issues related to working with trauma survivors in a clinical setting are discussed as well including client engagement pacing and timing traumatic memories and culturally appropriate and gender-responsive services. This course also gives guidelines for making referrals to trauma-specific services.
This course provides a thorough discussion of trauma-informed prevention and treatment objectives along with practical counselor strategies. Specific treatment issues related to working with trauma survivors in a clinical setting are discussed as well including client engagement pacing and timing traumatic memories and culturally appropriate and gender-responsive services. This course also gives guidelines for making referrals to trauma-specific services.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
The purpose of this course is to develop a working concept of trauma and a trauma-informed approach and to develop a shared understanding of these concepts that would be acceptable and appropriate across an...
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The purpose of this course is to develop a working concept of trauma and a trauma-informed approach and to develop a shared understanding of these concepts that would be acceptable and appropriate across an array of service systems and stakeholder groups. The desired goal is to build a framework that helps systems talk to each other to understand better the connections between trauma and behavioral health issues and to guide systems to become trauma-informed.
The purpose of this course is to develop a working concept of trauma and a trauma-informed approach and to develop a shared understanding of these concepts that would be acceptable and appropriate across an array of service systems and stakeholder groups. The desired goal is to build a framework that helps systems talk to each other to understand better the connections between trauma and behavioral health issues and to guide systems to become trauma-informed.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course focuses on key workforce development activities such as: recruiting hiring and retaining trauma-informed staff; training behavioral health service providers on the principles of and evidence-based...
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This course focuses on key workforce development activities such as: recruiting hiring and retaining trauma-informed staff; training behavioral health service providers on the principles of and evidence-based and emerging best practices relevant to TIC; developing and promoting a set of counselor competencies specific to TIC; delineating the responsibilities of counselors and addressing ethical considerations specifically relevant to promoting TIC; providing trauma-informed clinical supervision; and committing to prevention and treatment of secondary trauma of behavioral health professionals within the organization. Addressing each of these areas is essential to building a trauma-informed workforce and an organizational culture that supports TIC
This course focuses on key workforce development activities such as: recruiting hiring and retaining trauma-informed staff; training behavioral health service providers on the principles of and evidence-based and emerging best practices relevant to TIC; developing and promoting a set of counselor competencies specific to TIC; delineating the responsibilities of counselors and addressing ethical considerations specifically relevant to promoting TIC; providing trauma-informed clinical supervision; and committing to prevention and treatment of secondary trauma of behavioral health professionals within the organization. Addressing each of these areas is essential to building a trauma-informed workforce and an organizational culture that supports TIC
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This CEU course outlines how to create child and adolescent fair courtrooms and addresses issues such as: who would be a good support person for a young child who has to testify; are therapy animals allowed...
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This CEU course outlines how to create child and adolescent fair courtrooms and addresses issues such as: who would be a good support person for a young child who has to testify; are therapy animals allowed as comfort items for a child who is afraid of testifying in court; can a courtroom set-up be physically altered; how to make the oath more meaningful for the children who testify; can the judge order the attorneys to speak and behave in a certain way around children; and how to help a child that is experiencing difficulty in the courtroom.
This CEU course outlines how to create child and adolescent fair courtrooms and addresses issues such as: who would be a good support person for a young child who has to testify; are therapy animals allowed as comfort items for a child who is afraid of testifying in court; can a courtroom set-up be physically altered; how to make the oath more meaningful for the children who testify; can the judge order the attorneys to speak and behave in a certain way around children; and how to help a child that is experiencing difficulty in the courtroom.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course summarizes the evidence base on the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different types of crisis services and then presents case studies of different approaches that states are using...
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This course summarizes the evidence base on the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different types of crisis services and then presents case studies of different approaches that states are using to coordinate consolidate and blend fund sources in order to provide robust crisis services.
This course summarizes the evidence base on the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different types of crisis services and then presents case studies of different approaches that states are using to coordinate consolidate and blend fund sources in order to provide robust crisis services.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
Extracted from a guide created by the National Center on Trauma-Informed Care as a technical assistance document to help make trauma-informed peer support available to women who receive or have received...
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Extracted from a guide created by the National Center on Trauma-Informed Care as a technical assistance document to help make trauma-informed peer support available to women who receive or have received services in behavioral health or other human service systems. This course provides basic information about how cultural considerations impact the meaning a person makes of their experiences and can affect both the experiences of trauma and the development of peer support relationships. This course also explores how assumptions about others can affect peer support and how services sometimes fail women of color refugees and immigrants people who live in rural areas and women viewed as "different" because of sexual orientation religion or other cultural factors.
Extracted from a guide created by the National Center on Trauma-Informed Care as a technical assistance document to help make trauma-informed peer support available to women who receive or have received services in behavioral health or other human service systems. This course provides basic information about how cultural considerations impact the meaning a person makes of their experiences and can affect both the experiences of trauma and the development of peer support relationships. This course also explores how assumptions about others can affect peer support and how services sometimes fail women of color refugees and immigrants people who live in rural areas and women viewed as "different" because of sexual orientation religion or other cultural factors.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course was developed from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration informational and Truven Health Analytics report which presents (1) the prevalence of mental and physical illnesses...
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This course was developed from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration informational and Truven Health Analytics report which presents (1) the prevalence of mental and physical illnesses and (2) the utilization of health care services among children in foster care (FC) who are covered by Medicaid. Disparities between the children in FC and children covered by Medicaid who are not in FC are also identified.
This course was developed from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration informational and Truven Health Analytics report which presents (1) the prevalence of mental and physical illnesses and (2) the utilization of health care services among children in foster care (FC) who are covered by Medicaid. Disparities between the children in FC and children covered by Medicaid who are not in FC are also identified.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course addresses the first step in selecting evidence-based practices: understanding the population of interest. It identifies risk factors protective factors behavioral manifestations across three...
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This course addresses the first step in selecting evidence-based practices: understanding the population of interest. It identifies risk factors protective factors behavioral manifestations across three developmental stages diagnostic criteria co-occurring conditions and the course of these disorders.
This course addresses the first step in selecting evidence-based practices: understanding the population of interest. It identifies risk factors protective factors behavioral manifestations across three developmental stages diagnostic criteria co-occurring conditions and the course of these disorders.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This guide is published by the National Institute of Mental Health. It provides a very basic overview of what eating disorders are and what can be done to better understand and treat eating disorders.
This guide is published by the National Institute of Mental Health. It provides a very basic overview of what eating disorders are and what can be done to better understand and treat eating disorders.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This CE course provides child welfare professionals with knowledge on: engaging families in case planning; caseworker strategies that support family engagement in case planning; agency strategies that support...
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This CE course provides child welfare professionals with knowledge on: engaging families in case planning; caseworker strategies that support family engagement in case planning; agency strategies that support family engagement in case planning; findings in the Child and Family Services Reviews; and state and local examples.
This CE course provides child welfare professionals with knowledge on: engaging families in case planning; caseworker strategies that support family engagement in case planning; agency strategies that support family engagement in case planning; findings in the Child and Family Services Reviews; and state and local examples.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course addresses the specific challenges of permanency planning with youth and highlights successful models and strategies by examining the: importance of focusing on youth and family connections;...
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This course addresses the specific challenges of permanency planning with youth and highlights successful models and strategies by examining the: importance of focusing on youth and family connections; federal legislation supporting youth permanency; strategies for permanency planning with youth; and barriers to permanency for youth.
This course addresses the specific challenges of permanency planning with youth and highlights successful models and strategies by examining the: importance of focusing on youth and family connections; federal legislation supporting youth permanency; strategies for permanency planning with youth; and barriers to permanency for youth.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
Social workers and other behavioral health professionals are expected to protect the well-being of their clients and adhere to the values ethical principles and standards of the profession. The purpose of...
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Social workers and other behavioral health professionals are expected to protect the well-being of their clients and adhere to the values ethical principles and standards of the profession. The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of issues that social may face in the areas of competence social diversity informed consent conflicts of interest privacy and confidentiality as well as other concerns. Ethical responsibilities to clients society and the profession are discussed along with the evolution of ethical standards in the profession. Finally several clinical vignettes are presented that offer practical examples of dilemmas that social workers may face as well as possible strategies to manage such conflicts.
Social workers and other behavioral health professionals are expected to protect the well-being of their clients and adhere to the values ethical principles and standards of the profession. The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of issues that social may face in the areas of competence social diversity informed consent conflicts of interest privacy and confidentiality as well as other concerns. Ethical responsibilities to clients society and the profession are discussed along with the evolution of ethical standards in the profession. Finally several clinical vignettes are presented that offer practical examples of dilemmas that social workers may face as well as possible strategies to manage such conflicts.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This CE course examines family reunification by reviewing the following strategies: family reunification in different States as determined by the Child and Family Services; family reunification as discussed...
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This CE course examines family reunification by reviewing the following strategies: family reunification in different States as determined by the Child and Family Services; family reunification as discussed in other literature sources; and examples of successes from the field.
This CE course examines family reunification by reviewing the following strategies: family reunification in different States as determined by the Child and Family Services; family reunification as discussed in other literature sources; and examples of successes from the field.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course was developedusing an excellent paper written by Dr. Donald Meichenbaum Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo Canada and Research Director of the Melissa Institute for...
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This course was developedusing an excellent paper written by Dr. Donald Meichenbaum Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo Canada and Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment in Miami Florida.Dr. Meichenbaum covers topics such as risk factors danger signs assessment treatment options for both victims and perpetrators an overview of batterer programs - do they work? how to improve treatment of batterers couples treatment and prevention programs.
This course was developedusing an excellent paper written by Dr. Donald Meichenbaum Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo Canada and Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment in Miami Florida.Dr. Meichenbaum covers topics such as risk factors danger signs assessment treatment options for both victims and perpetrators an overview of batterer programs - do they work? how to improve treatment of batterers couples treatment and prevention programs.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education