30 hours of content specific training, allocated as follows 1. Clinical Competence: 8 hours
2. Maintaining Client and Personal Safety: 4 hours
3. Documentation and Patient Confidentiality: 4 hours
4. Ethical and Professional Responsibilities: 4 hours
5. Electives: 10 hours in any BHT domain
Based on the NARR standards, this training series provides education to become certified as a Recovery Residence Administrator
ObjectivesRecovery Residence Operations and Administration: 20 hours
NARR Standards for Recovery Residences/http://farronline.org/standards-ethics/standards/
397.487 Voluntary certification of recovery residences.
Writing Policies and Procedures
Maintaining the Physical Residence: 20 hours
Crisis Prevention and Intervention
Resident Screening and Admissions: 10 hours
Behavioral -health screening tools
Signs and symptoms of intoxication & withdrawal
Residence Recovery Support: 30 hours
Understanding Addiction and Co-Occurring Disorders
Practical Living Skills (interpersonal Effectiveness)
Legal, Professional and Ethical Responsibilities: 20 hours
FARR Code of Ethics http://farronline.org/narr-code-of-ethics/
Emotional/social intelligence (Emotion Regulation and Distress Tolerance)
Facilitates collaborative treatment and recovery planning with an emphasis on personal choice and a focus on clients' goals and knowledge of what has previously worked for them
Respects clients' ways of managing stress reactions while supporting and facilitating taking risks to acquire different coping skills that are consistent with clients' values and preferred identity and way of being in the world
Demonstrates knowledge and skill in general trauma-informed counseling strategies, including, but not limited to, grounding techniques that manage dissociative experiences, cognitive- behavioral tools that focus on both anxiety reduction and distress tolerance, and stress management and relaxation tools that reduce hyperarousal
As we become aware of the full magnitude of the pornography and sex addiction issues, people are realizing that these clients need specialized treatment. The SPARC track provides you with indispensable information about what sex and pornography addiction are, how they are similar and different to substance addictions, treatment interventions and relapse prevention tools that can be used with your clients.
Define sex and pornography addiction
Compare and contrast sex addiction with drug addiction
Identify and evaluate the impact of porn
Assist clients in increasing their motivation to stop using porn
Identify basic processes underlying Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Contextual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for addiction treatment
Learn tools to help clients stop using porn and deal with cravings
Discover new ways to help clients rebuild self-esteem and restore personal integrity
Identify tools that can assist sex addicts
Explore current protocols for early recovery of the sex addict
Identify issues that may impact the relationship and ways to engage the significant other in the recovery process
Learn about the impact of automatic thoughts and ways to help patients deal with negative automatic thoughts
Understand the impact of past experiences and life history on the development of addiction
Identify techniques for breaking the cycle of self blame
Help clients learn how to tolerate things going well
Explore the effects of sex and pornography addiction on the viewer, the partner and the relationship.
Identify pitfalls in the recovery process
Help clients heal a relationship harmed by porn use
Understand what "normal" behaviors from both partners often looks like after a betrayal
Explore ways to re-open lines of communication
Help clients develop a thriving and satisfying sex life without using porn
Define relapses and triggers
Create a relapse prevention plan: Identifying triggers and developing positive behavioral alternatives
This masterclass provides mental health and addiction counselors (LPC, LMHC, LPCC, LADC, CADC (and counselors in training), social workers (LCSW, LMSW, LSW, RSW), pastoral staff, case managers (CCM) and marriage and family therapists (LMFT) with the information they need to provide more sensitive, strengths-based treatment to persons who may be dealing with trauma.
Trauma 101–Provides an overview of trauma, and an understanding of trauma informed principles and practices
Trauma-Informed Care: Increases awareness of the different types of trauma, their impact and individual differences in the experience of traumatic events.
Trauma Informed Care: Impact of Trauma: Overview of the effects of trauma on the brain and physical health; social relationships; mental health; and the community/society at large.
Trauma Informed Care: Screening and Assessment
Trauma Informed Care: Trauma Specific Services reviews many of the current best and promising practices for survivors of trauma, ranging from child abuse to natural disasters.
Trauma and Resiliency: Highlights the concepts and components of individual, family and community resiliency.
Neurological Impact of Trauma: Provides an overview of the human brain and its response to stress and trauma.
Pharmacotherapy for Trauma: Reviews current practice guidelines for the use of SSRIs, Benzodiazepines, Rapid-Acting Antidepressants, Alpha-1 Antagonists and Mood Stabilizers