Kodiak Classroom Learning

To register for Clinical Supervision 2 please email or phone Julie Beehler @ 907-481-2431 or email: Julie.beehler@providence.org
Advanced Motivational Interviewing
Participants will deepen the core skills of using MI to support behavior change, with an emphasis on practicing strategies to evoke and reinforce change talk, and respond to sustain talk. Video, live demonstration, and interactive group exercises provide ample opportunity for continued skill development. This course is intended for providers who have completed an introductory level of MI training.
Hours: 12
Date: April 19-20, 2018
Time: 8:30 - 3:30 pm
Instructor: Paul Hunziker, MA, LMFT, CDP
Location: TBD
To register for the above class phone or email Julie Beehler @907-481-2431 or email: Julie.Beehler@providence.org
Class to be held @ Kodiak College
117 Benny Benson Dr
Room 129/130 Benny Benson Building
Intro to Addictive Behavior This course will provide an overview of substance use disorders/addiction from etiology to treatment. The course will focus on CSAT's model of addiction that looks at how the brain and body responds even before exposure to the object of addiction. The course will also cover the effects of drugs on the brain - both long and short term, pharmacotherapy, triggers, cravings, and recovery issues.Hours: 8
Date: May 14, 2018
Time: 8:30 - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Janet M. Carter, M.Ed
Location: St Herman's Seminary
Prevention and Community Development
Students will be provided with foundational philosophy and practice information on prevention and community development/readiness. Key features of prevention (universal, selected, indicated) strategies as promoted by SAMHSA will be presented in relation to community application. Students will be given an understanding of environmental strategies. Applied exercises will help trainees practice their developing skills associated with developing various prevention efforts and making brief public presentations.
Hours: 8
Date: May 15, 2018
Time: 8:30 - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Janet M Carter, M. Ed
Location: St. Herman's Seminary
Crisis Intervention
An introduction to foundational practice information about general crisis events, such as medical, violence, depression, relapse, job loss/financial problems, death, serious personal illness, and loos of a relationship.
Hours: 8
Date: May 16, 2018
Time: 8:30 - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Marian Okitkun, RN, BSN, MPH
Location: St. Herman's Seminary
Intro to Client Centered Counseling
This course will provide information on the characteristics of the effective counselor, establishing a counseling relationship, and defining counselor and client roles. Through applied exercises students will be introduced to the practice of the client –centered approach, using communication skills such as listening, attending, reflection, paraphrasing, and summarizing.
Hours: 16
Date: May 17-18, 2018
Time: 8:30 - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Gloria Eldridge, Ph.D
Location: St. Herman's Seminary
To register for the above classes please email or phone Beth Dunlap @ 907-486-3524 or email: registrar@sthermanseminary.org
Classes to be held at
St. Herman's Seminary
414 Mission Rd
Kodiak, AK
Clinical Supervision II
This course builds upon the foundation of structure and methods utilized in the model described in SAMHSA's TIP 52. Complex topics addressed include:
a) Conducting a corrective interview
b) Practicing a model of ethical decision-making with real life scenarios
c) Facilitating a Motivational Interviewing model of Case Consultation; and
d) gaining a deeper understanding of cultural influences on the supervisory relationship using Hays' ADDRESSING Framework.
Other content sources include SAMHSA's TAP 21. Behavioral health professionals will find this training applicable in many clinical settings.
Hours: 15
Date: May 24-25, 2018
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Trainer: Paul Hunziker, MA, LMFT, CDP, MAC
Location: PKIMC
Pillar/Pyramid Rooms