Kodiak Classroom Learning

Location to be Announced

Ethics


This course will introduce students to various codes of ethics with focus on behavioral health/substance abuse code. The issue of professional boundaries will be covered in depth. Applied exercises and discussion will assist students in practicing identification of potential ethical issues, and providing client services.
Hours: 4 CEU
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Date: December 11, 2018
Instructor: Debbie Emery, MSW, MPA
Cost: $35.00

Confidentiality


The course will provide information on the federal requirements of 42 CFR Part 2, and HIPPA regarding client confidentiality and protection of client confidential information in behavioral health counseling. Students will discuss handling various confidential issues that may arise in the behavioral health field.
Hours: 4 CEU
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Date: December 11, 2018
Instructor: Debbie Emery, MSW, MPA
Cost: $35.00

Trauma Informed Care


Trauma Informed Care is a way of looking at patients with addictive behaviors through the lens of historical adversity. Trauma Informed Care helps providers and staff change their framework and mindset when patients have been impacted by simple and complex traumatic events. The course will:

Help providers and staff be more psychologically prepared to work with complex patients

Help for better understanding of assessment, diagnosis, referral, treatment and intervention

Provide a better understanding of ineffective behaviors such as substance use, medical no-compliance and self-neglect.
Hours: 8 CEU
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Date: December 12, 2018
Instructor: Debbie Emery, MSW, MPA
Cost: $35.00
Classes will be held at:Kodiak Seafoof and Marine Science Center
118 Trident Way
Kodiak, AK 99615

Contact Jennifer DiSalle at 907-481-2431 or email her @ Jennifer.disalle@prvidence.org to register.

What Mental Health Clinicians Need to Know about Pharmacology of Street Drugs



Students will review the different types of drugs and their side effects. The course will familiarize participants with newer forms of drugs and how they differ from the original formulations. Students will discuss reasons why clients use certain drugs and how they may or may not be getting the intended effect. Students will practice utilizing skills in working with clients who use certain drugs of abuse.

Hours: 8 CEU
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Date: May 23, 2019
Instructor: Paul Hunziker, MA, LMFT, MAC, CDP
Cost: $35.00

Substance Use Challenge in Psychotherapy Practice


Students will review the current state of science with regards to substance use problems and the prevalence of the issues in psychotherapy practice. The course will familiarize participants with available screening and assessment tools which can help assist therapists in identifying substance use challenges. Discussion of current evidence based practices and how they are similar to current psychotherapy practices. Students will practice utilizing skills in working with clients with substance use challenges.
Hours: 8 CEU
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Date: May 24, 2019
Instructor: Paul Hunziker, MA, LMFT, MAC, CDP
Cost: $35.00