Journey staff members are available to provide training, consultation, and presentations in many areas of interest for behavioral health care providers, primary medical care providers, community agencies and groups.

Upcoming Trainings & Events Listed Below!

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Presenter: James Pearson, LCSW, CSAC, CS-IT, IDP-AT, MSW
Cost: $40.00
Continuing Education Hours: 2.0*
Registration: Click HERE to register for this Training

Course Description:

This training will explore risk factors and symptoms of substance use. Clinicians will improve their ability to identify consumer symptoms along the continuum of low risk substance use, high risk substance use, and substance use disorders.

*Journey Mental Health Center has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6760 Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credits are clearly identified. Journey Mental Health Center is solely responsible for all aspects of this program.

Beyond the Binary: Marginalized Consumers within the LGBTQIA+ population

Date:  Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Time: 1:30pm-4:30pm
Presenter: Brannen Clark, MSW, LCSW
Cost: $60
Continuing Education Hours:  3.0*
Registration: Click HERE to register for this training

Course Description:
This training is an in-depth look at some of the more marginalized communities within the overall LGBTQIA+ population: transgender/gender non-conforming (TGNC) and nonbinary, asexual, intersex, polyamory, and Two-Spirit/indigenous gender identities.

*Journey Mental Health Center has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6760 Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credits are clearly identified. Journey Mental Health Center is solely responsible for all aspects of this program.

The Ethics of SUD Treatment

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020
Time: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Presenters: Sarah Glomski, M.S., NCC, LPC, SUD, CS-IT and Robin Lickel, LPC, CSAC
Cost: $80
Continuing Education Hours: 4.0*
Registration: Click HERE to register for this training

Course Description:
Clinicians in substance use disorder treatment are presented with many unique ethical dilemmas, due to the complex clinical nature of substance use disorder recovery. This course will cover key considerations for ethical decision making as a SUD treatment provider. Topics covered include:

  • The importance of recovery-oriented language
  • The ethics of drug testing
  • Developmental and social issues in recovery
  • Balancing professional responsibility with person-centered treatment
  • Ethical issues of harm reduction approaches
  • Collaborating as part of an interdisciplinary team, including working with the criminal justice system

Course will be a combination of lecture and small group experiential exercises, where participants will have an opportunity to practice responding to ethical dilemmas in case examples.

*Journey Mental Health Center has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6760 Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credits are clearly identified. Journey Mental Health Center is solely responsible for all aspects of this program.

Applying Ethical Decision-Making Models

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Presenter: Kimby Hughes, MS, MFT-IT
Cost: $40
Continuing Education Hours: 2.0
Registration: Click HERE to register for this training

Course Description:

Navigating ethical dilemmas is an inescapable part of working in a helping profession. At this training, you will receive an overview of multiple frameworks for ethical decision making in mental health care and, through practice together, have an opportunity to get more comfortable utilizing them. Ethical conundrums will not go away but you can continue learning ways to traverse them confidently.

*Journey Mental Health Center has been approved by NBCC as an approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6760. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credits are clearly identified. Journey Mental Health Center is solely responsible for all aspects of this program.

Suicide Risk Assessment

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $80.00
Continuing Education: 4.0
Registration: Click HERE to register for this training

Course Description:
This 4-hour workshop is intended to help clinicians learn best practices for suicide risk assessment. Participants will become familiar with chronic and acute risk factors for suicide, protective factors for suicide, and how to formulate an overall level of suicide risk based on these factors. In addition, participants will learn when to screen for suicide risk, how to talk with individuals who may be suicidal to assess risk, and how to document the suicide risk assessment process.

TRAINING OBJECTIVES:
At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the 4 components of Suicidality
  2. Summarize the risk & protective factors for suicide
  3. List the elements of appropriate documentation of suicide risk, response to risk, protective actions & interventions