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Function-Based Intervention Planning for Students in K-12 Settings


Former title: Intervention Planning in K-12 Settings for Students Engaging in Repeated Behavior Problems. The purpose of this webinar is to provide participants with tools and resources for u...

School Law and Students Rights: What New Jersey Social Workers Should Know


Working in school can be a very rewarding opportunity for school social workers. However, when a social worker is in a host organization such as a school, there may be different rules and requirement...

What Happens in Therapy, Stays in Therapy. Unless...Exploring the Ethics of Confidentiality


What do I do when a client tells me they’ve contemplated committing suicide? Who do I contact when I’m worried a client is going to hurt someone? Will I get in trouble if I talk about my ...

15 Mind-Body, Somatic Techniques to Quiet the Neurological Landscape


All emotions are felt in the body, yet the physicality of stress is often ignored as a point of therapeutic intervention. We intuitively hold a crying baby, hug a teammate and place a hand on the sho...

8th Annual Challenging Racism Conference: A Call to Action


Designed with the practitioner in mind, this livestreamed webinar will provide social workers and allied professionals with a compelling learning opportunity on the topic of racial disparities. Atten...

A Dynamic Understanding Of Loss Across the Lifespan


Loss is a universal human experience, yet we have a tendency to only acknowledge losses due to death as worthy of therapeutic attention. This program starts with a unique premise: all of life is ab...

A Review of Evidence-Based Practices and Optimal Treatment Models of Complex Trauma


This is a full-day webinar. This webinar will present an overview of single event and complex trauma, including a discussion of different types of traumatic events. The participants will learn abou...

ACEs and Complex (Developmental) Trauma in Children


Formerly titled: Complex Trauma in Children. This is a two-part webinar that provides an overview of the concept of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), the historical and contextual risk factors th...

Addiction and Recovery 2024: Where We Have Been, Where We Are Going


This course examines how the field of addiction treatment and recovery has evolved since the development of 12-step recovery spaces in the 1950’s, from societal conceptualizations about addicti...

Advocacy and Collaboration Skills in Case Management


This highly interactive and fast-moving course assists participants in examining impediments to working with others and assisting the understanding working relationships. Discover strategies you can...

Affirming Approaches and Counseling Skills for Working with Gender Diversity


Many transgender and non-binary people struggle to find therapists that are affirming of their identities, and even clinicians that are well meaning often have to be educated by their clients when it...

Aging: Policy and Economic Considerations


This is a three-part webinar which provides the foundational and contextual information for understanding the older adult population. The segments look at the evolution of social programs for the eld...

Anti-Oppressive Practice is Violence Prevention Work


Former title: Incorporating Anti-Racism Practice into Violence Prevention Work. This webinar explores the ways that racism and oppression have shaped anti-violence movements and how we can dismantle ...

Artificial Intelligence in Social Work: Ethical and Risk Management Challenges


Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly prevalent in social work. AI is being used to conduct client risk assessments; assist people in crisis; strengthen prevention efforts; identify s...

Assessment and Treatment Approaches to Eating Disorders


Eating disorders are serious and complicated to assess, diagnose and treat. Therapists and mental health professionals need training to identify the signs and symptoms of eating disorders. In this co...

Assessment of Older Adults


An accurate and comprehensive assessment is crucial in determining the nature and course of helping interventions and achieving goals, which improve the quality of life for elder clients. You will le...

Attachment Theory: A Helpful Framework for Understanding and Intervening with Placed At-Risk Children and Families


Former title: Attachment Theory: A Helpful Framework for Understanding and Intervening with At-Risk Children & Families Secure attachment has been found to be associated with better social, em...

Attachment Theory: What's Love Got to Do With It?


Attachment research shows that when people fail to address childhood wounds, they end up repeating those attachment patterns into adulthood. Preoccupied, insecure, dismissive, and fearful attachment...

Basic Elements and Skills Necessary for Effective Volunteer Management


This two-day webinar focuses on the elements and skills which are necessary to ensure a well run, productive volunteer program. As the manager of a volunteer program, you will learn to: 1) create a p...

Best Practices in Nonprofit Budgeting


Formerly titled: Management of Budgeting and Finance Many social workers choose a clinical track in their graduate school program. For those who choose to work in non-profit organizations, pro...

Beyond Checking and Washing: Understanding and Treating the Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum


Once thought to be a rare psychiatric illness, obsessive-compulsive disorder is now recognized to be quite common as 2-3 million Americans are believed to have it. Although they are not as well known...

Beyond Healing to Thriving: Posttraumatic Growth through Mindfulness, CBT and the Arts


This webinar will facilitate a better understanding of Posttraumatic Growth, how to encourage and promote it, and its implications to clinical practice and our communities. Participants will learn t...

Boundary and Dual Relationship Issues in the Digital Age


Clinical social workers are making increased use of technology in their relationships with clients. In the digital age, clinicians are providing services to clients remotely, communicating with clien...

Bullies to Buddies


Since the tragedy of Columbine, schools have desperately attempted to eliminate the problem of bullying through strategies of punishing bullies, reinforcing the standard that bullying is wrong and by...

Case Plan Essentials


An effective case plan is built on a solid strengths-based assessment in collaboration with the client. It is not just a document, but rather a process that requires specialized knowledge and skill...

CBT with Anxiety Disorders


An estimated 40 million adults in the U.S. reportedly suffer from one of the anxiety disorders in a given year. The causes may be quite variable, ranging from reactions to life events to personality ...

Clinical, Ethical, and Risk Management Consideration for Online Supervision


Supervising online presents a number of challenges for the Supervisor, many of which we are just beginning to understand. This webinar will focus on Preparation for On-Line supervision, the possible ...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders


The Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Treatment of Substance Use Disorders training is a clinical webinar that reviews Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy theory and interventions. The thought-feeling-action...

Common Health Problems and Medication Use with Older Adults


This webinar will provide an overview of common health problems in the older adult population, such as malnutrition, dehydration, skin conditions, cardio-pulmonary disease, pneumonia, congestive hear...

Communicating with Older Adults


In this webinar participants will learn methods used to communicate effectively with the older adult. The principles of active listening, the importance of reminiscing, and ways of dealing with older...

Complex Documentation Issues in Clinical Social Work: Ethical and Risk Management Challenges


Social workers in health and human services settings face complex documentation decisions that can have profound consequences. When should you be vague in documentation? Who should have access to you...

Consideration of Ethical Boundaries in Social Work Practice


Maintaining proper ethical boundaries is essential to the establishment of a professional, collaborative, and helpful Social Work relationship with clients. This webinar will discuss various examples...

Considerations for Mutual-Aid in Unconventional Group-work Settings


This webinar is a full day from 9:30am to 3:30pm. This webinar is designed for clinicians seeking to enhance their group facilitation skills and conceptualization from a Mutual-Aid framework. Partic...

Core Issues in Clinical Supervision


This interactive webinar will focus on demonstrating major elements of clinical supervision in social work and counseling. Participants will have the opportunity to observe modeled activities, discu...

Creative Approaches to Coping with Self-Mutilation


The webinar is designed for clinicians who are seeking alternative interventions for their clients coping with self-harm behaviors. The intervention is the basis for a book published in 2010. Backgr...

Creative Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Anxiety


This highly experiential webinar draws from the fields of cognitive behavioral therapy, yoga, mindfulness, and expressive arts. We will explore creative strategies and activities for psychoeducation...

Current Drug Trends and Emerging Drugs of Abuse


Many new drugs are making local and national headlines such as K2/Spice and Bath Salts. This interactive webinar will discuss the latest developments and information regarding synthetic cannabinoids...

Day 1: The Supportive Role of a Supervisor - Supervision Series


Becoming a new supervisor or hope to someday? Looking for concrete information and helpful tools to be successful in this role? This three-part non-clinical supervision series will educate participan...

Day 2: The Educator Role of a Supervisor - Supervision Series


Day Two of this series introduces supervisors to the mechanics of “How to Teach” supervisees. Different Learning Styles and levels of skill development will also be presented. Participant...

Day 3: The Administrative Role of a Supervisor - Supervision Series


Day Three explores eleven tasks of Administrative Supervision. Participants will select tasks needed to enhance their skill set. Working in small groups, the task will be broken down into sub-tasks. ...

Dealing with Angry Students and Tantrums Effectively


It seems each year we are faced with more and more students who are getting angrier and angrier. Why are our students angry? How do we deal with students when they are annoyed, frustrated or otherw...

Dealing with Challenges When Working with Parents and Families


Whether you're an educator, CST member, administrator or mental health professional you share one thing in common-dealing with difficult parents and families. All of us have experienced problematic,...

Decoding the Language of Food and Eating: A Toolbox for Clinicians


This 2-day webinar, experiential in nature, is designed to introduce and enhance the repertoire of skills and techniques in the treatment of food and eating related issues. Behaviors and symptoms wi...

Directive Play Therapy Techniques with the Family: Fun and Effective Pathways to Achieve Goals


Directive play therapy which includes caregivers and other family members can be a highly effective treatment for children and adolescents. Through fun and often multi-sensory activities, clients bu...

Disability Policy Issues


This webinar will provide a historical perspective of disability policy in the United States, and will examine how public policy at the State and National level influences services and outcomes for p...

Disordered Eating Across the Lifespan


This webinar is designed to highlight the field of eating disorder diagnoses and treatment. Participants will learn a historical perspectives on eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, as wel...

DSM-5-TR: An Overview Through the Lens of Intersectionality, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Former title: Downloading the DSM: How to Upgrade from 5 to 5-TR. This webinar will focus on the new updates to the DSM as reflected in the DSM-5-TR and provide participants with an opportunit...

DSM-5-TR: What to Know and How to Apply It


This is a full day webinar. Competence in assessment and diagnosis is an ongoing area of development in clinical practice. For most practitioners, this requires having a solid understanding of the ...

Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating: Examining Clinical Language & Deconstructing Pathology-Based Lenses in the Therapy Room


This webinar examines the clinical lens of eating disorders and treatment, including the language and conceptualizations of the current categories of eating disorders as seen in the DSM. Participant...

Embracing Differences and Diversity in the Clinical Treatment of Children and Adolescents


Former titled: Dealing with Differences and Diversity in the Clinical Treatment of Children and Adolescents. This webinar addresses ethnic and cultural differences relevant to the assessment and trea...

Emotional Process in Society: How it Promotes Regressive and Progressive Periods and its Influence on Families


Societal Emotional Process, a Bowen concept, describes how both progressive and regressive periods in societies are strongly influenced by an emotional system operating on a societal level. During re...

Ethical and Legal Issues in Substance Abuse Counseling


This interactive webinar focuses on the major elements of legal issues surrounding counselors in working with patients who have substance use disorders. In this webinar, participants will learn about...

Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice


This is a 5 hour webinar. Knowledge of Ethic Issues is not only an intrinsic aspect of good Social Work practice, but it also serves as a Risk Management tool to protect both the worker and the clie...

Ethnoracial Issues and Psychopharmacology


In the US, psychopharmacology has been in existence for approximately 70 years since the FDA approval of Thorazine (1952). Much of the research focus has been on group differences associated with age...

Financial Empowerment with Survivors


Violence against women comes in all forms, including physical, emotional, sexual and financial abuse. The use of economic or financial abuse to control and manipulate a partner is a topic that has re...

Focus on the Solution, Not the Problem: Solution Focused Practice


Social Workers aim to support, encourage, help and empower their clients. One tool to add to your toolbox of clinical skills is Solution Focused Practice. Moving forward to success, solutions, and pr...

Foundations and Models of Crisis Intervention and Trauma Response


This 7-hour webinar will examine the history of crisis intervention and trauma response over the past century. This will be done as a means to understand the current response models and intervention ...

Gender Diversity Level I: An Introduction


How can I keep track of the many types of gender identity terms and experiences out there? What are the best ways to talk to clients about gender identity? How do I know what I don't know about gen...

Gender Diversity Level II: Overview of a Model for Assessment and Treatment


This program is the second in a series, and is recommended (but not required) after taking the Introduction to Gender Diversity webinar (#5371WEB) for those who do not have a strong basis or prior in...

Gender Diversity Level III - Treatment of Gender Dysphoria


It is highly recommended to take this training only after taking Gender Diversity Level II - Overview of a Model for Assessment and Treatment.

This training utilizes specific learning about sub-t...

Generating Ease in Troubled Times: Lessons from Neuroscience


During this pandemic, all of us are facing challenges and stressors we never imagined we would experience in our lifetime. We need simple, quick “hacks” to regulate our stress response a...

Getting Beyond Blaming Self or Others - Becoming Factual about 500 Pound Gorilla Multigenerational Patterns


This webinar explores the Multigenerational Transmission Process, a Bowen family systems theory concept and how understanding the facts of a family across generations is a means of identifying persis...

Girls of Color: Trauma and Punitive Response


The needs of girls of color are often overlooked, neglected or criminalized, particularly African American/black girls, leading to overrepresentation in school disciplinary actions, the pipeline to p...

Grieving Children and Teens: Creative Interventions for Individual and Group Work


Common issues for grieving children will be explored, including factors affecting the grief response, how grief is expressed and understood at various developmental stages, needs of grieving children...

Group Treatment Approaches in Working with Trauma


Working together in a group atmosphere provides people who have survived a traumatic event with an opportunity to substantially cope with their reactions to this event. This webinar will help partic...

Handling Crisis in Case Management


Crisis intervention and crisis management are skills necessary to case managers. In this webinar, participants will learn how to identify an authentic crisis and assist clients in crisis. The element...

Harm Reduction: From Principles to Practice


This interactive webinar will discuss all aspects of harm reduction. Participants will be able to identify at least 3 principles of harm reduction work. Participants will be able to define harm reduc...

Health and Wellness for People with Developmental Disabilities


Health and wellness is vital to our quality of life and overall sense of wellbeing. In this webinar we will discuss the unique challenges of promoting health and wellness in individuals with developm...

How Movies Enhance Clinician Capacity for Empathy & Compassion: Expanding our Understanding of Mental Illness


If you enjoy watching and talking about movies, this webinar is an opportunity to have fun while learning and earning continuing education hours. This training uses film as a medium for mental health...

Human Resources Management


Human Resource administration can be an organization's biggest challenge. Successful management of human resources promotes and enhances the skills and abilities of employees by creating and engaging...

Human Trafficking: Protecting the Most Vulnerable


New Jersey has increasingly become aware of the presence of the human trafficking and domestic minor sex trafficking. Healthcare providers play a crucial role in helping victims of human trafficking ...

If it isn't in Writing, it Didn't Happen: Documentation to Protect Your Client, Yourself, and Your Organization


Documentation is vital part of the professional's responsibility; however, it is often given insufficient attention. Writing progress notes, reports & letters requires the human service professional ...

Improving Cultural Competence: Addressing Implicit Bias, Bias, and Microaggressions


Given the persistent racial and ethnic disparities in the United States, cultural competence trainings for health professionals are more common than ever. Coupled with the respect for cultural and r...

Improving Networking Skills and Enhancing Interagency Relationships


When you think about networking you may think about individuals on the computer speaking to people they've never met. Yet today interpersonal networking is one of the most important skills for organi...

Incorporating Cultural Competence into Ethical Decision Making


This interactive webinar will explore several different perspectives regarding ethical decision making. It will examine the role of cultural competence in making ethical decisions and outline how the...

Individual Treatment Approaches in Working with Trauma


The decision for someone to seek help, rely on oneself, or do nothing about a problem after a traumatic event is a complicated one. Providing clinicians with an overview of the major stages for the h...

Introduction to Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapy (PAP) for Mental Health Practitioners


This webinar seeks to provide mental health practitioners with an overview of Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapy (PAP) as it stands today, including the use of ketamine, MDMA and psilocybin. The fiel...

Intuitive Eating: What Exactly Is It and Why Is It so Challenging to Learn? Why Social Workers Need to Know?


Recently there has been an abundance of information on intuitive and mindful eating. The two are actually different and the learning process is challenging. Intuitive eating is a multi-layered pract...

Leadership, Learning and Change: Improvising Out of Our Comfort Zone!


Former title: Change Leadership. There has never been a time in our lives where we have had to adapt to change as quickly or suddenly as we have had to do now. Even though we all know that change is...

Legal and Ethical Issues in Clinical Supervision


This interactive webinar focuses on major legal and ethical issues involved in clinical supervision. Participants will have the opportunity to rate their own ethical and legal knowledge, discuss the ...

Legal and Ethical Issues in Developmental Disabilities


Former title: Legal and Ethical Issues. This webinar will focus on the major ethical issues and legal concerns practitioners confront in working with people with developmental disabilities and their ...

Legal Issues and Planning for Older Adults


This webinar will provide an overview of important legal issues affecting older adults. You will learn about the laws affecting decision-making capacity including financial durable powers of attorney...

Let's Talk about Opposition in Adolescence


Opposition in adolescence has become synonymous with oppositional defiant disorder. This view of opposition as a disorder is limiting and puts adults in conflict with youth. This webinar will focus...

LGBT Issues and the Law


Being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered often requires clients to view who they are and what their rights are as defined by law. A general understanding of what the law says is required in man...

LSW/LCSW Examination Preparation Course


Our goal is to help bring new social workers into the profession, so we are now offering this prep course at no cost. It is wise to do everything you can to pass the license exam the first time. This...

Maintaining Appropriate Professional Boundaries: Exploring Ethical Obligations of Mental Health Professionals


Mental health professionals are charged with the legal and ethical responsibility to maintain professional boundaries, but the obligation isn’t always so easy to discern. This webinar brings re...

Managing Differences and Challenging Dynamics in Clinical Supervision


Being able to successfully manage differences and challenges in supervision is a hallmark of the clinically prepared supervisor. In this interactive webinar some of the major reasons for challenges i...

Medical and Legal Marijuana in NJ: Practice and Policy Issues


The goal of this interactive webinar is to identify the changes that have occurred in the NJ Medical Marijuana Program. The history of marijuana legalization and major events that have shaped this hi...

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD): Considerations for Effective Interdisciplinary Care


The Medications in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders (MOUD) workshop is a three-hour, non-medical workshop aimed at improving interdisciplinary care considerations for clients receiving or consid...

Mental & Behavioral Health Professionals as Change Agents: Policy Advocacy Tools for Practice


Mental & behavioral health professionals in practice often find it hard to be active policy advocates, because we are uncomfortable, and/or lack the skills and experience to engage. This workshop hig...

Microinequities: Impact and Interventions in Violence Prevention Work


Former title: Microaggressions: Impact and Interventions. What are microaggressions and how do they impact our work with survivors of intimate partner violence? How do they come up in interactions wi...

Mindful and Emotionally Intelligent Leadership


Leadership is often learned through the role models you grow up and work with. This results in leadership experiences that are more often “caught than taught”. Is what you have “ca...

Models and Techniques in Clinical Supervision


The goal of this webinar is to provide a theoretically based, focused, and practical experience in the use of supervision models. This interactive workshop will focus on three different models of sup...

Motivational Interviewing: Foundations of Motivational Interviewing


This webinar is a review of motivational interviewing’s basic concepts and an update on changes made to the model over the past decade, including new research and insights. You will learn how ...

Motivational Interviewing: Inviting and Acknowledging Change Talk


This webinar is for clinicians seeking an advanced level of Motivational Interviewing (MI) training. The learner will consider MI's application to a broad use of behavior changes ranging from health ...

Multi-Cultural Perspectives and Cultural Humility in Developmental Disabilities


Formerly titled: Multicultural Perspectives in Developmental Disabilities Disability exists in all communities and cultures; therefore, professionals need to expand their tool kits beyond disa...

Normality versus Pathology: An Exploration of Child Developmental Health


Former title: Normality or Pathology: An Exploration of Child Development and Mental Health Where does normality end and pathology begin? This question is especially pertinent for clinicians ...

Not Just Benzodiazepines: Alternative Treatments of Anxiety and Depression


The primary goal of this webinar is to explore non-pharmaceutical treatment of depression and anxiety. The number of people looking for non-pharmaceutical interventions is increasing in both the ps...

Opioids: How Do They Work and How Do We Help?


Opioid use has increased dramatically in the United States and across the globe. It is an issue for entire communities, not just for those professionals working in addiction medicine. This webinar wi...

Orthorexia: The Recent Face of an Eating Disorder


This webinar will define orthorexia signs and symptoms with detailed case illustrations. The history of orthorexia will also be addressed and will provide tools and techniques that can be useful when...

Parents as Healers: Recovering from the Trauma of Domestic Violence


This webinar will introduce an overall approach, Parents as Healers, which among other things gives the caregiver the knowledge and encouragement they need to be a dynamic partner with the therapist ...

Play-Based Engagement, Rapport Building, and Assessment Techniques for Children


This webinar will explore play & art-based activities and techniques for engagement, rapport building, and assessment with children ages 6-17. We will review the concepts of attunement, attachment, ...

Practical Social Skills Workshop for Children and Students with Developmental Disabilities


This webinar will focus on the practical skills needed to help children and adolescents with developmental disabilities such as autism spectrum disorders. The goal in this webinar is to teach about p...

Preparing Children for Placements and Transitions


Formerly titled: Preparing Children for Adoption. Whatever our role, all professionals interacting with foster and adoptive children have an opportunity to contribute to a child’s understanding...

Prescription Opioid Misuse and Dependence: What Social Workers Need to Know


This webinar takes a deep dive into prescription opioid misuse and dependence, including its role in the addiction and overdose crisis facing our state and nation. Attendees will be informed of the a...

Privilege: The Challenge for White Social Workers and Counselors


Former title: The Culturally Woke Social Worker. It is a social worker’s role to become ‘woke’ to cultural differences and systems of racial oppression in order to have essential co...

Pro-Active Anger Management


As our society becomes more prone to violence, social workers must be equipped to help our clients gain effective and age-appropriate anger management strategies. Anger can be very difficult to dea...

Psychopharmacology for People with Co-Occurring Diagnoses


Former title: Basic Psychopharmacology for People with Co-Occurring Diagnoses. This webinar takes a look at best practice as it applies to prescribing (or not prescribing) psychotropic medications fo...

Racial Justice in Social Work Practice


This webinar explores the topic of racial justice and how it relates to social work. We will engage in conversations about racial justice work that help to foster authentic engagement with social wor...

Reproductive Justice: What Social Workers Need to Know


As assaults on reproductive health continue across the country, the time is now for social workers to learn about the tenets of Reproductive Justice (RJ). A framework developed by minoritized groups ...

Screening and Assessment of Trauma in Children and Adolescents


This webinar will explore Screening for Trauma and Assessment of Trauma in children and adolescents. We will review the use of both formal and informal tools as well as other clinical methodologies....

Shame: The Master Emotion


Unaddressed shame has destructive consequences for individuals, for families and for communities. Shame can cause and exacerbate depression, anxiety, addictions, criminal activity, aggression and cod...

Shifting Perspectives: Developing a Culturally Syntonic Approach for Working with Black Clients


There has been considerable attention to the impact of racism, structural oppression, and other abuses suffered by Black people. This webinar seeks to advance this conversation from a problem focused...

Social Emotional Skills for Social Workers


This three-hour webinar offers social workers at any stage in their careers to claim their role as lifelong learners in their own social, emotional learning. This webinar will explore the social, emo...

Social Media's Influence on Self-Harm Behaviors and Self-Regulation


This webinar will begin with an introduction to how social media influences both self-esteem and self-regulating behaviors. We will then move into examining various social media outlets. Newer soci...

Social Media: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly from a Social Work Perspective


This webinar will examine the impact social media, music, and advertising have on today's society. Overexposure to certain media outlets can influence how people develop their value system and how th...

Social Work and Urban Education


This webinar focuses on the role that school social workers can play in addressing the issues in urban education. We start by outlining the major challenges to urban schools (i.e. poor facilities, ...

Social Work, Ethics, and Professional Responsibility


This webinar will examine the ethical and professional responsibilities that social workers have to their clients, to their colleagues and to the profession. Topics will include confidentiality and e...

Strategic Management


Nonprofit organizations differ from their for profit counterparts in one key way: dedication to the charitable mission. Strategic management starts with setting the organization's mission, vision, an...

Strategies for Managing Behaviors in Adoptive Families


The primary focus of work with traumatized children is to teach and support them to learn new ways of effectively managing their emotions and behaviors. In this interactive/skill based webinar, clin...

Stress Management for Program Managers and Supervisors


Former title: Stress Management for Managers and Supervisors. This workshop will provide program managers and supervisors with the practical skills necessary to be successful at building productive w...

Suicide Assessment from a Lifespan Perspective


This webinar will use a lifespan approach to suicide assessment. Participants will get an overview of current suicide assessment techniques for use with different populations, from children to the e...

Suicide Prevention in School Settings: Identification and Intervention


This webinar is designed to help school social workers, school counselors, and teachers understand their role in identifying students at risk for suicide. In this webinar risk factors and indicators ...

Supporting Families through Change


The arrival of a child with a developmental disability has life-long implications for the family. This workshop will examine important transitions across the lifespan of individuals with disabilities...

Supporting Youth with Disabilities in the Transition to Adult Life


Adopting the roles of adults, such as worker, post-secondary student, or family member, can be difficult and intimidating for any young person. When the young person has a disability, the challenges ...

Taking ACTion: An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)


Taking ACTion: An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)" will provide an overview of ACT and highlight the ways in which ACT methods enhance and support traditional Cognitive Behavi...

The Community Empowerment Model


The (CEM) Community Empowerment Model is a model utilizing existing systems and infrastructures to develop a comprehensive approach to addressing social issues. Traditional models often start with th...

The Comprehensive Assessment and Case Plan: Development, Implementation and Evaluation


Former title: The Comprehensive Assessment and Case Planning. This is a 2-day webinar. The case plan is a partnership agreement between the case manager and the client. Its development and implemen...

The Effects of Trauma Across the Developmental Spectrum


A traumatic event has dramatic short and long term effects across all stages of human development. In this webinar we will examine these effects on infants, children, adolescents and adults, as well ...

The Neurobiology of Trauma/PTSD


The overall goal of this webinar is for practitioners to understand that the development of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is not merely a psychosocial phenomenon and to be better able to prov...

The Opioid Crisis in NJ: Current Trends and Evidence-Based Treatment Options


This interactive webinar will discuss the latest developments and trends regarding natural opiates, semi-synthetic opioids, and synthetic opioids. Participants will be able to identify national and l...

The Secret Life of Hoarding


According to the International OCD Foundation (IOCD): "Hoarding has been a hidden disorder for many years and before the early 1990?s, there was little research on topic." Increased awareness with ho...

The Therapeutic Dance: Keeping One Eye on the Client and One Eye on Ourselves


In these unprecedented times, it is more important than ever to become aware of how our own experiences and traumas affect our relationships with clients. This webinar will provide a review of attac...

This is a Time of Suffering: Comforting Ourselves through Self-Compassion


There is no denying that this time in our history is one of the most stressful in our lifetime. Prolonged exposure to stress is scientifically proven to be detrimental to our physical and emotional ...

Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence and Trauma


In this webinar, we will look at the incidence, patterns, and occurrences of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Additionally, the webinar will review how PTSD negatively affects children in var...

Treatment of Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse


Geared toward professionals providing clinical services, this dynamic webinar presents clinical information on working with and treating adult survivors of child sexual abuse (CSA). As a result of t...

Triggered in Sessions? Tools to Handle Delicate Situations


All clinicians occasionally experience reactions or countertransference when working with a particular client. This webinar offers guidance and a toolkit to be used in the management of delicate mome...

Triggers and Boundary Crossings


When we work with other human beings, it is inevitable that we will be triggered at one time or another. A trigger has been likened to “emotional shrapnel,” and can serve as a guidepost ...

Understanding and Addressing Racial Trauma


We are exposed to the issue of racism through media and daily experience and so are our clients. Many times our clients need a safe space to navigate all of the input they receive and come to terms ...

Understanding and Managing Problem Behaviors


Problem behaviors present a significant barrier to community life and success for many people with developmental disabilities. This webinar will review approaches to investigating the reasons for the...

Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder


Attendees of this workshop will gain a thorough understanding of the DSM 5 diagnostic criteria for BDD, as well as the rationale for its inclusion in the new category of Obsessive-Compulsive and Rela...

Understanding and Using the DSM-5-TR and Associated Diagnostic Processes


Revisions made to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, version 5 (DSM5) include more emphasis on culture, race and language as these terms relate to diagnostic processes. This workshop will review ...

Understanding Tech Dependence in a post pandemic context and Other Life Stressors


Learn how today’s technology inhibits learning, creates attention issues, negatively impacts your health and sets you and your loved ones up for potential unwanted consequences. Discover resear...

Understanding the Trans/Nonbinary Experience and Providing Affirming Care


Many transgender and non-binary people struggle to find therapists that are affirming of their identities, and even clinicians that are well meaning often have to be educated by their clients when it...

Unmasking Gang Culture


This webinar will look at the psychological and social factors that contribute to gangs. The historical roots and evolution of gangs in America, gaining an understanding of the socio-economic factors...

Violence Against Women and the Need for Culturally Responsive Healthcare


Former title: Violence Against Women and Healthcare Response. This webinar will explore the healthcare system's role in responding to violence against women and children and provide participants with...

Violence Against Women in Diverse Populations


Recognizing the critical impact that issues of race, culture, sexual orientation, religious identity, ability and other diverse identities has on victims' experiences of violence, this webinar provid...

Waiting for the Mud to Settle: Mindfulness as a Coping Strategy During Chaotic Times


During times of uncertainty and chaos, feelings of fear, anxiety, overwhelm and grief are likely to rise to the surface and dominate our awareness. Mindfulness involves focusing awareness and non-ju...

What Works in Therapy? Understanding the Common Factors of Psychotherapy


There are some essential factors that must be present for psychotherapy to be effective. Understanding these factors will make your work more impactful and inclusive. This webinar will provide an ove...

What's Eating You? The Psychology of Eating


This webinar focuses on understanding the psychological processes underlying humans development of eating behaviors and the adoption of both healthy and maladaptive cognitions and behaviors concernin...

Working with the Body Online: A Contemporary Gestalt Therapy Approach


This webinar draws on contemporary gestalt therapy to work with the body experientially. Since the pandemic, many of us have moved to working online. Working with the body online presents challenge...

Working with Trauma: Understanding Vicarious Trauma, Vicarious Resilience, and the Importance of Self-Care


Former title: Self Care in Trauma Work. Trauma affects everyone it touches. Working with trauma survivors and ongoing exposure to traumatic material puts professionals and their supervisors at risk ...

Working with Undocumented Clients: Addressing the Myths and Understanding the Challenges


Many immigrants living in the US have experienced unique stressors that have significantly shaped their lives. This webinar will explore the myths about undocumented immigrants, leading to a better u...

Yoga for Emotional Regulation and Resilience


In this three hour webinar, participants will learn yoga and mindfulness based interventions that aid in bolstering resilience and help tolerate distress. Participants will gain an understanding of t...