Courses

This is the second of two modules addressing evidence based strategies for the treatment of sexual trauma. This lesson will address relational approaches to sexual trauma, primarily Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy. Participants will consider attachment theory as a useful framework for conceptualizing childhood or adult sexual trauma as well as explore Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) for treating trauma. Specifics of addressing and treating sexual health for an individual or couple will be included. Note: Within two business days of completing your registration, you will receive an email which will include login instructions and a link to the online classroom, Blackboard. Registrations received on weekends and holidays will be processed on the following business day.

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This module covers the history of the biopsychosocial approach and its tenets. Application of the biopsychosocial approach to case vignettes and its use in the military are reviewed. Note: Within two business days of completing your registration, you will receive an email which will include login instructions and a link to the online classroom, Blackboard. Registrations received on weekends and holidays will be processed on the following business day.

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This module includes historical and theoretical background, brief assessment and treatment techniques, and resources for the public and professionals. More specifically, the history of family therapy and systems and cybernetic theory are initially presented. Following this is a discussion of the family life cycle and brief family system assessment. The module concludes with a presentation of brief interventions for common family therapy issues. Note: Within two business days of completing your registration, you will receive an email which will include login instructions and a link to the online classroom, Blackboard. Registrations received on weekends and holidays will be processed on the following business day.

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This module discusses best practice strategies for some of the more common areas where ethics may be breached. Suggestions for avoiding ethical violations and prevailing ethical standards to deal with various dilemmas are presented. The module ends with a brief discussion on responding when ethical breaches happen. Note: Within two business days of completing your registration, you will receive an email which will include login instructions and a link to the online classroom, Blackboard. Registrations received on weekends and holidays will be processed on the following business day.

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This module prepares students to become familiar with the historical development of Contextual Family Therapy and its application. Included here are discussions of the four key dimensions of Contextual Family Therapy along with introductions to the concepts of relational ethics as well as obligations and entitlements. An in-depth case presentation is used to facilitate application of these ideas. Note: Within two business days of completing your registration, you will receive an email which will include login instructions and a link to the online classroom, Blackboard. Registrations received on weekends and holidays will be processed on the following business day.

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The Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) and Child First programs are interventions that look at the relationship-based treatment for parents and young children. These programs aim to help restore normal developmental functioning in the wake of violence and trauma. The CPP and Child First programs focus on the attachment between the caregiver and child. These intervention programs improve and strengthen the therapeutic relationship by alleviating stressors and treating the trauma that the child and/or caregiver have experienced. The purpose of the lecture will define trauma and how it affects babies. It will also look at how attachment develops between a baby and their caregiver.
This is one of two modules addressing evidence based strategies for the treatment of sexual trauma. This module will address Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, primarily Prolonged Exposure, for the treatment of sexual trauma. The uniqueness of military sexual trauma and the diagnosis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder will be discussed. Note: Within two business days of completing your registration, you will receive an email which will include login instructions and a link to the online classroom, Blackboard. Registrations received on weekends and holidays will be processed on the following business day.

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This module contextualizes military marriages, details criteria for diagnosing PTSD, and outlines military factors that increase likelihood of PTSD. This module also discusses psychosocial factors common in military marriages, such as secondary stress, and relationships between physical, psychological, and social health risks for military couples. The module ends with applications for working with these couples.

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Most presentations and talks on ethics delineate what the Code of Ethics consist of and present case histories of what occurred in unethical behavior. This presentation utilizes a dynamic, research informed format which may assist students, professionals and clients to become more self-aware; therefore, prevent or overcome ethical breaches. There are fascinating reason why ethics are compromised and include but not limited: self-attribution, emotional states, creativity, altruistic beginnings, ego depletion, and moral erosion. This workshop will assist in preventing unethical breaches include but not limited to: monitoring, honor pledge, slow ethical consideration, moral saliency, and changing frame of reference.

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This module was designed to give a brief introduction to family systems theory. It will cover the historical groundwork of Systems Theory as well as its development into family systems theory. Information on the basic assumptions as well as the main concepts and terminology will be introduced. The final portion of this module covers practical application of systems theory to clinical work with individuals, families, couples, and larger systems. Note: Within two business days of completing your registration, you will receive an email which will include login instructions and a link to the online classroom, Blackboard. Registrations received on weekends and holidays will be processed on the following business day.

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This module provides a review of aspects of military life that may complicate effective mental health treatment. Different scenarios in which couple separations due to military deployments may impact maternal health and family well-being are presented. Interventions and application of techniques are also included in this presentation. Note: Within two business days of completing your registration, you will receive an email which will include login instructions and a link to the online classroom, Blackboard. Registrations received on weekends and holidays will be processed on the following business day.

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This module reviews the groundwork for motivating families alongside basic Motivational Interviewing techniques and principles. Supported areas for effective Motivational Interviewing intervention are provided. Note: Within two business days of completing your registration, you will receive an email which will include login instructions and a link to the online classroom, Blackboard. Registrations received on weekends and holidays will be processed on the following business day.

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This module will provide you with key terms associated with post-modern therapies, a brief timeline pertaining to the creation of post-modern therapies, and several post-modern therapy approaches including: the feminist model, the narrative model, and solution focused therapy. There are two video segments which provide further detail on applying the Solution-Focused and Narrative approaches. Note: Within two business days of completing your registration, you will receive an email which will include login instructions and a link to the online classroom, Blackboard. Registrations received on weekends and holidays will be processed on the following business day.

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East Carolina School of Social Work Clinical Supervision program for practitioners/counselors is a highly structured training program utilizing the most innovative up to date technologies and clinical supervision theories. The group will meet twice monthly in the evening or Saturday depending on the group's schedule. You will be contacted with scheduling information regarding the first session.

The program is designed to ensure highly skilled, competent clinicians enter the substance abuse profession. We believe that clinical supervision serves as the cornerstone to ensure those impacted by chemical dependency receive quality care. The program is open to all level substance abuse providers needing clinical supervision for initial licensure or part of continual supervision requirement for certification see NCSAPPB http://www.ncsappb.org/.

The role of a clinical supervisor is unique and exciting; though at times can become a daunting task. Increasingly, clinicians are being charged with the task of extending their roles to include clinical supervision, mentor ship, and peer-peer consultation. The purpose of this workshop is to break down the fundamentals of clinical supervision: from theoretical models, to the practice of clinical supervision, and finally the evaluative processes of clinical supervision. Participants will engage in interactive case examples and role plays that will assist in learning and skill integration.
To train current and future social workers and human services professionals to recognize and respond to victims of human trafficking.