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Annotated List of Clinical Trainings offered by ADC Prevention Services and Associates for Job Corps Centers

  1. Suicide Risk: How We Can Make a Difference – an overview of suicide as a public health crisis; how to identify risk and protective factors; how to appropriately intervene
  2. Developing a Crisis Plan: Turning Crisis into Opportunity – a discussion on identifying when a crisis is likely to be triggered and how to create a usable document of coping skills that can be utilized
  3. Understanding and Navigating Adolescence – an overview of developmental milestones and the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences
  4. Doing the Work: Helping the Helpers – How to navigate thru the pandemic
  5. Non-Suicidal Self-injury – understanding the phenomenon of self-harm and how to help intervene
  6. Crisis Management during the Pandemic – an overview of how best to address this stressful period
  7. How to Survive Doing Therapeutic Work: Helping Yourself Help Others – a trauma-informed approach to managing compassion fatigue
  8. Diversity and Bias – an introductory conversation about confronting bias and supporting diversity
  9. Challenges of working with Difficult People – strategies on how to most effectively work with difficult clients, and an overview of some of the psychological underpinnings
  10. Improving Communication and Facilitating Positive Change – Introduction to best practice regarding communication (including a very fundamental explanation of motivational interviewing)
  11. Bullying: A Public Health Crisis – overview on bullies and the bullied and how to increase prevention efforts
  12. Cultural Competency – a primer on recognizing and respecting cultural differences
  13. See something, Say Something – addressing intimate partner and teen dating violence from a prevention/intervention perspective
  14. When Stress Interferes with Work Life – a conversation about the impact of stress on work and life and how to navigate thru this dilemma
  15. Introduction to Common Psychiatric Disorders – an overview of some common depressive and anxiety disorders
  16. Personality Disorders – Part One: An introduction to some of the more common personality disorders
  17. Borderline Personality Disorder – Part Two: Understanding a Difficult Diagnosis – an overview of the diagnosis and treatment interventions of this often misunderstood diagnosis
  18. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Trauma Informed Treatment Approach – how to recognize, understand and best treat PTSD
  19. PTSD 2.0: Furthering the Conversation – adding more clarity to our approach with students with histories of trauma
  20. Understanding and Recognizing through Disorders – an overview of psychotic process and thought disorder diagnosis
  21. OCD and Related Disorders – an overview of some lesser known disorders that we may see in our students
  22. Therapy 101: The Role of the CMHC – overview of the role as well as an explanation of my own therapeutic approach
  23. Emotional Intelligence and Adolescence – defining and discussing the importance of emotional intelligence in overall development and functioning
  24. The Intersection of Poverty and Mental Health – a discussion about how the social determinants of poverty have an impact on mental health
  25. Managing Stress in the Workplace (CPP Part 2) – how to help students identify and address mental health issues in the workplace
  26. Effective Communication – and overview on how to best manage verbal and non-verbal conversations (companion piece to earlier training: Improving Communication and Facilitating Positive Change)
  27. The Human Cost of the Pandemic – a discussion re: psychological constructs of control, isolation and loneliness and their impacts during the Pandemic
  28. Navigating the New Normal: Managing Self Care (Yours and Others)
  29. Addressing Mental Health Concerns: Best Practice for Front Line Staff
  30. Developing a GRIT group for young men – an overview of the fundamentals of running a group on how to mindfully engage in self-care and self-compassion
  31. Revisiting Trauma Informed Care – an in-depth discussion of utilizing a trauma informed approach across discipline