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Trauma/OCD/AnxietyTrauma/OCD/Anxiety

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Trauma/OCD/Anxiety

Apr 22, 2015 12:00am ‐ Apr 22, 2015 12:00am

Identification: CPA22118

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

In this webinar, Victoria E. Kress, Ph.D., LPCC-S, NCC, discuses changes made in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders regarding trauma and stress-related disorders, obsessive compulsive and related disorders, and anxiety disorders. She explores the diagnostic criteria for these disorders and highlights implications relevant to practitioners. Dr. Kress is the director of the clinical mental health and addictions counseling programs at Youngstown State University. This is the third webinar in a series of seven about the DSM-5.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Dr. Victoria Kress’ webinar presentation.
  • Provide an overview of Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders.
  • Provide an overview of changes to the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria.

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

Substance Abuse/Disruptive Impulse Control/Conduct Disorder

Apr 15, 2015 12:00am ‐ Apr 15, 2015 12:00am

Identification: CPA22116

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

In this webinar, Shannon Karl, Ph.D., LMHC, NCC, CCMHC, discusses the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and its diagnostic criteria for substance-related and addicted disorders, impulse control, and conduct disorders. A specific focus is the implications for those in clinical practice. Participants will gain a better understanding of the diagnostic process and how to specify coding for these disorders. Dr. Karl is an associate professor with the Center for Psychological Studies at Nova Southeastern University in Florida and a co-author of the American Counseling Association bestseller DSM-5 Learning Companion for Counselors. This is the second webinar in a series of seven about the DSM-5.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Shannon Karl, Ph.D., LMHC, NCC, CCMHC webinar presentation.
  • To provide an overview of Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders as well as Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders in the DSM-5.
  • To enhance understanding of the diagnostic process and to specify coding for these disorders.

Speaker(s):
  • Shannon Karl, PhD, Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University
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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

General Introduction and Gender Dysphoria

Apr 8, 2015 12:00am ‐ Apr 8, 2015 12:00am

Identification: CPA22114

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders included numerous changes from the previous editions. In this webinar, the first in a series of seven, Stephanie F. Dailey, Ed.D., LPC, NCC, ACS, reviews major structural, philosophical, and diagnostic changes in this new edition. She also discusses a new diagnostic category, gender dysphoria, and reviews criteria sets for adolescents/adults and children. Dr. Dailey is an assistant professor of counseling at Argosy University and a co-author of the American Counseling Association bestselling book, DSM-5 Learning Companion for Counselors.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Stephanie F. Dailey, Ed.D., LPC, NCC, ACS webinar presentation: General Introduction & Gender Dysphoria.
  • Discuss major structural and philosophical changes to the DSM-5.
  • Discuss major diagnostic changes to the DSM-5 and general practice implications.

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

ACA Ethical Standards Casebook and Boundary Issues in Counseling

Nov 4, 2014 12:00am ‐ Nov 4, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA21305

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

Ethics is one of the most complicated areas that counselors must master, because it is a wide field with many nuances and challenges. Barbara Herlihy, Ph.D., LPC, LPC-S, and Gerald Corey, Ed.D., ABPP, address a range of topics related to the revised 2014 ACA Code of Ethics and provide highlights on the new seventh edition of the ACA Ethical Standards Casebook (2015) and the third edition of Boundary Issues in Counseling (2015). They focus on competence, managing value conflicts, counselor education and supervision, and effectively and ethically managing boundary issues in the practice of counseling. Dr. Herlihy is a university research professor in the counselor education program at the University of New Orleans. Dr. Corey is a professor emeritus of human services at California State University at Fullerton.

  • To offer audience participants an opportunity to raise questions of the presenters on the topics of the program.
  • To explore the role of values in the counseling process and to provide guidelines for ethically managing a counselor’s values in his or her professional work.
  • To highlight a few of the challenges involved in acquiring and maintaining competence.
  • To explore a few ethical issues in clinical supervision.
  • To examine some of the 2014 standards that apply to counselor education.

Speaker(s):
  • Barbara Herlihy, PhD, University Research Professor, Counselor Education Program, University of New Orleans
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Standard: $79.00
Members: $49.00

When Building a Practice, Don't Forget the Final 10%

Oct 22, 2014 12:00am ‐ Oct 22, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA20689

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

A lot of effort goes into building a successful practice; private clinicians are not just counselors but also entrepreneurs running their own business. Oftentimes, counselors get to a comfortable place of business, but fail to extend to that “final 10%” that exceeds their clients’ expectations. Anthony Centore PhD, LMHC, provides advice on what he believes are the above and beyond measures counselors can take to take a “good” practice to an “exceptional” one. Dr. Centore is the founder of Thriveworks, a counseling company with locations in five states. He also writes the “Private Practice Strategies” column in the American Counseling Association’s magazine, Counseling Today. This is the final webinar in a series of seven focusing on how private practitioners can improve their businesses.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Dr. Anthony Centore’s webinar presentation: When Building a Practice Don’t Forget The Final 10%.
  • Discuss what the final 10% is and how to improve in this area.
  • Provide insight on how to exceed expectations of your consumers.

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

15 Minutes That Could Save Your Practice: Why Clinicians Need to Start Answering the Phones

Oct 15, 2014 12:00am ‐ Oct 15, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA20693

Credits: None available.

One aspect of creating a successful counseling relationship is to ensure a connection between the counselor and the client. Ryan Thomas Neace, M.A., LPC, NCC, CCMHC, argues that “impersonal methods” such as voicemail and websites can alienate clients and make it more difficult for a counselor to form that level of trust and professionality that is crucial in the counseling relationship. In this webinar, Mr. Neace discusses the importance of answering the phone and making a direct, personal connection with people as the primary way to recruit new clients. Mr. Neace has worked in private practice in Missouri and Virginia, and he founded CounselingInternships.com. This is the sixth webinar in a series of seven focusing on how private practitioners can improve their businesses.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Ryan Thomas Neace MA, LPC, NCC, CCMHC webinar presentation.
  • Discuss the primary pathway to new clients .
  • Provide insight on the importance of Clinicians answering the phones.

Speaker(s):
  • Ryan T. Neace, MA, Founder, Clinical & Managing Director, Self-Employed
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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

Does One Size Fit All? How to Successfully Get and Keep Your Clients!

Oct 8, 2014 12:00am ‐ Oct 8, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA20695

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

How can counselors create a comfortable, safe space for their clients? Janis Manalang, M.A., LPC, discusses how counselors can use office location, set-up, and décor to create a soothing atmosphere to make clients feel calm and welcome. She also emphasizes good customer service and provides examples of how counselors can improve their customer service quality. Ms. Manalang is the founder/CEO/director of the Key Center and is licensed in Florida and Virginia. She is pursuing her doctorate in education, focusing on counseling and supervision. This is the fifth webinar in a series of seven focusing on how private practitioners can improve their businesses.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Janis Manalang MS, LPC webinar presentation.
  • Provide information on how to successfully get and keep your clients.
  • Discuss the importance and give examples of good quality customer service.

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

Using a Sales Cycle to Increase Your Credibility, Likability, and Trust and to Get More Clients

Oct 1, 2014 12:00am ‐ Oct 1, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA20691

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

Counselors often excel in their chosen field, but they may not always succeed in the crucial area of sales and marketing, which they need to know in order to run a successful practice. Deborah Legge, Ph.D. CRC LMHC, introduces participants in this webinar to the idea of the sales cycle and how they can use it to recruit new clients. She discusses the importance of credibility, likeability, and trust as conduits to winning over clients, and she provides examples of sales cycles, with tips on how counselors can make their own. Dr. Legge has been in private practice for over 20 years and is a private practice consultant and mentor. This is the fourth webinar in a series of seven focusing on how private practitioners can improve their businesses.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Dr. Deb Legge CRC, LMHC webinar presentation.
  • Introduce the Sales Cycle and how to utilize it in order to get more clients and business.
  • Provide examples and assist in creating your own Sales Cycle.

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

Securing Government ContractsSecuring Government Contracts

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Securing Government Contracts

Sep 17, 2014 12:00am ‐ Sep 17, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA20699

Credits: None available.

Government grants can assist counselors in building their practices, but competition is fierce for such grants and it is difficult to win them. In this presentation, Jason King, Ph.D., DCMHS, ASC, and Russ Gaede, Psy.D., LMHC, discuss how counselors can turn requests for proposal (RFPs) into profitable grants for their agencies or practices. They provide an overview on particular marketing strategies and discuss how to create successful RFP submission content. Dr. King has a private practice in Utah, and he is the clinical director of the Life Enhancement Center in Provo, Utah. Dr. Gaede has a private practice in Utah and is the executive director of the Life Enhancement Center in Provo, Utah. This is the second webinar in a series of seven focusing on how private practitioners can improve their businesses.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Jason H. King, PhD and Russell C. Gaede, PsyD webinar presentation.
  • Provide an overview on securing government contracts.
  • Discuss marketing strategies and RFP submission content.

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00

From Call to Client: Effortlessly Turning Information-Seekers Into Regular Clients

Sep 10, 2014 12:00am ‐ Sep 10, 2014 12:00am

Identification: CPA20697

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

Counselors receive a high level of education before they may treat clients, but they do not always learn about how to run a successful business. This webinar is the first in a series of seven to help private practitioners start and improve their businesses. Stephanie Adams, M.A., LPC, presents tips on how counselors can turn a discussion with a questioning caller into a regular client. Ms. Adams discusses the pre-call factors that counselors can influence to increase their chances of a better conversation before speaking with potential clients. She also provides an overview of a four-step technique counselors can use to encourage new callers to schedule their first appointment. Ms. Adams works in private practice in Texas and is the founder of a social networking site for new counselors called BeginningCounselor.

  • Summarize the basic tenets of Stephanie Adams, MA LPC webinar presentation, From Call to Client: Effortlessly Turning Information-Seekers Into Regular Clients.
  • Discuss the pre-call factors you can influence to increase your chances of a better conversion before your client ever picks up the phone.
  • Provide an overview of the simple, four-step technique you can use to turn almost any call into a new client appointment.

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00
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