Minority and underprivileged individuals are at higher risk of serious illness and typically have a shorter life expectancy than mainstream Americans. In spite of the attention to minority health disparities in intellectual circles and recent healthcare reforms, basic healthcare and behavioral health services continue to be inaccessible or difficult to access for minority and underprivileged individuals. You will utilize a social justice lens to examine the empirical evidence in favor of integrated medical/behavioral health, models of integration and clinical models that have been shown to be useful at reducing health disparities in minority and underprivileged individuals.
ECU School of Social Work Clinical Supervision for Addiction Professionals program is a highly structured training program utilizing the most innovative, up-to-date technology and clinical supervision theories. The group will meet twice monthly on Saturdays from 10am to 12pm. Once registered, participants will be contacted with scheduling information regarding the first session.
The program is designed to ensure that highly skilled, competent clinicians are prepared to enter the addiction profession. Clinical supervision is the cornerstone of the addiction profession, ensuring quality care for those impacted by substance use disorders. The program is open to all level addiction professionals needing clinical supervision for the initial licensure process or as part of ongoing supervision requirements.
March 1-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
April 1-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
May 1-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
June 1-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
July 1-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
August 1-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
September 1-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
October 1-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
November 1-30, 2018, Online Class, ECU
December 1-31, 2018, Online Class, ECU
There are unique challenges related to the differential diagnosis of psychiatric disorders in people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Individuals with an IDD have a high rate of psychiatric comorbid conditions, and frequently present with challenging behaviors such as aggression and Self-Injurious Behavior. This lecture will help you come away with strategies to support people with behavioral health challenges.
Life after sports can be difficult for many student athletes, and African American student athletes are a particularly vulnerable population while participating in sports at predominantly white institutions. Join the seminar to learn about the many challenges that student athletes face during and after their sports career and come away with strategies that will help you develop a better system of care for these children.
You will come away from this presentation with knowledge about recent trends in permanency for foster youth, including the nationwide shift from a child welfare system primarily focused on providing services to children in foster care to a system focused more on services intended to maintain stable, legally permanent adoptive and guardianship homes. Risk and protective factors for successful post-permanency adjustment will be discussed, as well as promising interventions for supporting former foster youth and their families after legal adoption or guardianship.
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 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder will be discussed. .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This module reviews the groundwork for motivating families alongside basic Motivational Interviewing techniques and principles. Supported areas for effective Motivational Interviewing intervention are provided.
This workshop is designed for working professionals and students within the ECU community wanting to learn more about current research on burnout and prevention techniques, such as self-leadership and authentic-leadership.
American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED certification provides citizens responders with the knowledge necessary in an emergency to help recognize a life-threatening emergency and to sustain life until advanced medical help arrives. This certification course is geared for individuals who do not have current certification in Adult CPR/AED.
American Red Cross CPR/AED and (optional) first aid certification provides citizens responders with the knowledge necessary in an emergency to help sustain life and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until advanced medical help arrives. This recertification course is geared for individuals whose certification is current or getting ready to expire.
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.
American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Course trains instructor candidates to teach first aid, CPR and/or AED to clients, employees, co-workers, students or community members. This ARC Blended Learning program requires candidates to complete an online component (1.5 hrs) followed by in class content (8.5 hrs) where candidates will practice and demonstrate competence.