Developed by Stephen Scoff, LISW-CP, and Celita Hastie, LISW-CP USC Children’s Law CenterCourse Objectives:
- Participants will have an understanding of the key components of screening, assessments, and referrals.
- Participants will be able to distinguish the difference between screening, assessment and referral and be able to determine the appropriate use of each.
Dr. David A. Kahn, PhD, LPC, LPCS
This course will cover issues with substance use in children and adolescents. The course will discuss trends and issues arising from substance use by children and adolescents.
Presented by : Jenah Cason and Pat Partick
This training is intended to provide you with valuable information regarding the importance of Family Engagement.
Help listeners understand the value of partnering with families at all levels
Provide a working definition of “Family”, to achieve success. To gain “buy in” and benefit form services, family members must be invited to participate as partners in practice as well as contribute their expertise in program and policy development. Our intention for family participation should be “Nothing about us, without us”.
Provide an understanding of family-driven care and how this will impact successful outcomes for children with behavioral challenges and their families,
And finally, in knowing some of the community resources available to successfully assist families in meeting the needs of their children.
Presented by: Ed Johnson, CACII, MAC, LPC
Kentucky and the Carolinas Program Manager, Southeast ATTC
- Gain increased understanding of the difference between ethics, morals, personal values and the law
- Be introduced to using an ethical decision-making model for dealing with ethical dilemmas and the importance of Clinical Supervision in that process.
- Review the basis for Professional Ethics
- Gain increased understanding of Boundary Issues, Boundary Violations and Dual Relationships
- Gain increased understanding of Self DisclosureGain increased understanding of confidentiality, ethics and technology
Presented by: Dr. Alexandra Karydi
This course will cover issues regarding South Carolina’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth.
- LGBT+ terms
- Understanding the impact of pervasive oppression in SC
- Define competency when working with LGBT+ juvenile youth
- Data regarding experiences of LGBT+ youth
- What needs to change when working with this population.
This course will cover co-occurring disorders in children and adolescents.
- Define co-occurring disorders
- Recognize the interaction between the dimensions of substance and psychiatric disorders
- To possess the ability to engage individuals with co-occurring disorders in an empathic and accepting manner
- Be familiar with screening tools, and the ability to identify the presence of co-occurring disorders.
- Have a working knowledge of the diagnostic criteria for substance abuse and dependence/ related mental health disorders.
- Gain a working knowledge of service delivery systems available for adolescents with co-occurring disorders