Courses

This workshop will present an introduction to Play Therapy and working with children and their families. It will define play therapy, and briefly discuss relevant theories, as well as various models of play therapy.Information on what play therapy looks like when the child client has a trauma history, as well as working with children's parents and setting limits within sessions will be covered. Finally, the presenter will share clinical examples from her own outpatient work.
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.
This workshop will discuss important concepts related to Disaster Case Management. Disaster case management is a process where a case manager serves as a single point of contact for individuals or families who were impacted by a natural or man-made hazard. This person helps households return to a state of self-sufficiency. This workshop will discuss the overview of disaster case management, casework vs case management, and disaster case work components.
Brainspotting is a brain-body based, relational psychotherapy discovered by Dr. David Grand, Ph.D. in 2003 through combining principals of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing with Somatic Experiencing.
This presentation will focus on mental health and substance use concerns thatare facing our emerging adult population (ages 18-24). Special attention willbe given to the unique qualities of this population and some possible barriersfor treatment. Up and coming drugs and alcohol use trends will be reviewedas well as the culture of substance use for this age population. Techniques foraddressing this concerns will be briefly covered as well.
Today, we are living in a society that is changing the way marijuana isviewed. With more than 90 % of people in the United States favor the of useof marijuana for medical and recreational purposes, as compared to 30 % in2000. Currently, 30 states in the U.S have changed policies, legalizingcannabis in some form. The change in policies and the overall prominence ofthe drug have led to heated debates about the benefits and detriments ofcannabis.
This presentation will focus on school-based mental health services, the impact of mental health needs on students and how to integrate mental health into schools to promote student success. Statistics will be shared as well as barriers to treatment. Techniques and interventions utilized in a school setting will be discussed.
It's no secret that yoga does wonders for the body and can calm the mind.And research continues to point to its power to help ameliorate variousailments such as hypertension, pain, and insomnia. Now, there's growingevidence that modified yoga, when taught by specially trained individualsand employed in a therapeutic context, can be a tool of healing andempowerment for people who have experienced trauma.
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.

Certificate Programs