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Via Live Interactive Webinar
(Note to participants: Prior to the webinar, please print out the Assessment Tracking Sheet on page 3, as this will be needed during the training.)
Therapy is most effective when treatment is based on a comprehensive assessment which guides the interventions. Nowhere has this been more challenging than working with children or teens who often present as both hesitant, unable, or resistant to share what they are thinking or feeling. This is compounded by the recent pandemic which has forced mental health professionals to find new skills for online engagement and services.
This training will outline a step-by-step model that will empower you to effectively assess children and teens with a wide variety of presenting issues. Participants will learn an innovative play-based assessment model they can implement immediately into their practice and thereby create more effective outcomes.
A number of key issues will be highlighted, including key guidelines for assessment; factors that affect assessment; structure of assessment; gathering information from caregivers and collaterals; rapport-building; treatment planning; providing feedback on assessment results to caregivers.
Creative structured play therapy activities will be presented. Case examples will demonstrate the assessment techniques and how they can be used by clinicians. The key steps for developing a treatment plan will be outlined, and a sample treatment plan will be presented. Participants will receive a packet of assessment activities that they can use immediately in their clinical practice.
Upon the completion of this training, participants will be able to:
3 CE Live Online Contact Hours
Note: Live interactive webinar is considered the same as live in person by all New York and Maryland boards.
Core Wellness, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0569 and for mental health counselors, #MHC-0167. Note: This course provides 3 Contact Hour(s) live online credits (via interactive webinar).
Core Wellness, LLC is authorized by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for all programs. Our credits are accepted via reciprocity by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Board of Psychologists. Please verify with your board.
ASWB ACE Approval
Core Wellness, LLC, #1745, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Core Wellness, LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/18/2020- 05/18/2021. Social workers completing this course receive 3 live online continuing education credit(s).
APT Credits - Not approved
Core Wellness, LLC is NOT currently an APT provider of credits. We appreciate your patience as we work to secure APT approval. We expect an answer from them by Mid-June, however, no credits are offered retroactively per their policy. Stay tuned as soon as we have more info.
Cancellation, Policies and Refunds:
Fee covers: Attendance, course material and CE award to those who complete the course. Registration is open until the course sells out (when this occurs, purchase option is disabled). We recommend signing up early to secure your spot and for early bird pricing. In the rare event of cancellation, an email notification and full refund for the course will be automatically sent to you. Full refund up to 7 days in advance of training; within 7 days, it can be transferred, credited or taken as home study (for home study credits, when available). For further questions, please see the FAQ section or contact us.
We try our best to offer accommodations and accessibility. Please call or email us with at least two weeks prior notice.
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