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Why Snake Oil Sells--Fads in Autism Treatment

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (6.5 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

The diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) is at an all-time high (CDC, 2014), and to date, there is no known cure for autism. In turn, these facts have opened the field of autism treatment up to a pl...Read More

Technology Addiction

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

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Sex and Love Addiction

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

This training will begin to explore the impact of  compulsive sexual behaviors and how these activities may constitute an addictive disea...Read More

Discrete Trial Instruction, Incidental Teaching and Child Play

8:15 AM - 4:15 PM (7.5 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

Many evidenced-based interventions exist to teach individuals diagnosed with Autism, including Discrete Trial Interventions (DTI). We will begin by reviewing the development of Discrete Trial Training (DTT) ...Read More

Working with Juveniles with Problematic Sexual Offending Behaviors

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (6 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

Though problematic sexual behavior and sexual offending behaviors is not common among the adolescent behavior, base rates suggest that if an adolescent is t...Read More

Understanding and Working Effectively with Resistance in Families

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

This course is designed to challenge practitioner notions about “difficult clients” by expanding their view of treatment resistance and refocusing them in practical and productive ways. This trai...Read More

Creating Behavioral Change that Lasts

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (5.5 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

This training was designed to provide both master's and bachelor's level clinicians with strategies to support families in successfully achieving positive behavioral change more quickly in treatment, maintai...Read More

Intensive Verbal Behavior Training for Children, Part 1

8:15 AM - 4:15 PM (8 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

This course is designed to provide mental health workers with knowledge regarding Verbal Behavior Programs as strategy for developing communication, socialization, and behavioral skills for children with aut...Read More

Functional Behavior Assessment I (FBA I)

8:15 AM - 4:15 PM (8 BSL CE Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

This training is a two-part video course provided by the state and facilitated by a PCS trainer to train mental health professionals in the area of conducting effective functional behavior assessments with c...Read More

Functional Behavior Assessment II (FBA II)

8:15 AM - 4:15 PM (8 BSL CE Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

This training is the second part of a two-part video course provided by the state and facilitated by a PCS trainer to train mental health professionals in the area of conducting effective functional behavior...Read More

Motivational Interviewing—Overview

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

This course is designed to provide an overview of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and to enhance the mental health service provider's understanding of how Motivational Interviewing theory and principles under...Read More

Motivational Interviewing—Beyond the Basics

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

This course is designed as a follow up to the "Motivational Interviewing—Overview" but would also be appropriate for behavioral health providers who already have a basic understanding of Motivatio...Read More

Intensive Verbal Behavior Training for Children, Part 2

8:15 AM - 4:15 PM (8 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

** Participants must have attended part I of this training in order to attend part II. This course is designed to provide mental health workers with knowledge regarding Verbal Behavior Programs as a strategy...Read More

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (5.5 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

This workshop will provide a broad overview of theoretical orientations that can be implemented by clinicians conducting couples psychotherapy. This training will review specific interventions that are usefu...Read More

Why? A Values-Based Approach to Treatment through the Use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (5.5 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

In recent years, a cultural shift has occurred, which resulted in a greater focus on “how” to treat different disorders. Evidence-based practice has allowed us to further our knowledge and skill ...Read More

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

This training is designed to give an overview of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), including the theory and history behind this treatment model. We will describe what is included in a DBT program and revie...Read More

Working with Children Who Have a Trauma History

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

Children who experience any type of trauma often exhibit a variety of emotional responses, such as anger, anxiety, hypervigilance, depression or emotional numbing. This training will provide an overview of t...Read More

The World Is My Stage -- Treating Children and Adolescents with Autism

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (5.5 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

This course is designed to strengthen mental health service providers' skills in delivering treatment to children, parents and families. This training centers on learning about the various needs and issues o...Read More

Discrete Trial Instruction, Incidental Teaching and Child Play

8:15 AM - 4:15 PM (7.5 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

Many evidenced-based interventions exist to teach individuals diagnosed with Autism, including Discrete Trial Interventions (DTI). We will begin by reviewing the development of Discrete Trial Training (DTT) ...Read More

Working with the Child Who Is Non-Verbal

8:15 AM - 4:15 PM (7.5 APA CE Credits For Psychologists or Social Worker Credits)
PCS Headquarters, Lebanon PA

 

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