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 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
  Fifth Edition.  DSM-5™. American Psychiatric Association.
Paperback. 2013. 991 pages.
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Description of the Manual:
This new edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. This manual, which creates a common language for clinicians involved in the diagnosis of mental disorders, includes concise and specific criteria intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals, including psychologists, counselors, nurses, and occupational and rehabilitation therapists, as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists. DSM-5 is the most definitive resource for the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders.

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NBCC’s Official Preparation Guide for the NCMHCE
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC): simulation examination, directions and explanation, NBCC code of ethics

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  • Is designed to help you become more familiar with simulation in general and with the specific problem types that comprise the NCMHCE Exam
  • Has 5 (five) clinical simulation problems (the actual examination has 10) developed and reviewed by content experts in the area of clinical mental health counseling
NBCC's Official Preparation Guide for the NCMHCE

Effective Strategies in Counseling Supervision

Toni Tollerud, PhD, LCPC presents this 6 hour home study program (6CEs)

Key Components of the Audio Program:

• Overview of supervision
• Different settings of supervision
• Effective planning
• The first session in supervision
• The process of supervision
• Selecting a preferred style
• The discrimination model
• Ethical considerations

More Specific Ideas:

• What is supervision?
• Differences in settings, roles, expectations, and evaluation for pre-graduated supervisees and beginning professionals
• Roles of effective supervisors
• Expectations of supervisor/supervisee
• Selecting a preferred style for supervision and understanding of the discrimination model as a starting point
• The supervisor as learner in the discrimination model
• Effective planning for the supervision session
• The art and importance of process in supervision
• Ethical concerns and vignettes pertinent for the beginning supervisor
• Little: Methods and Techniques, The Supervisory Relationship

About the Presenter:

Toni R. Tollerud, Ph.D., LCPC, NCC, NCSC, ACS is a Presidential Teaching Professor of counseling in the Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education at Northern Illinois University. As an educator for over 39 years, Dr. Tollerud has had extensive experiences in supervision training including student teachers, school counselors, agency counselors, and counselors-in-training. These experiences have been beneficial in helping to develop the supervision course at NIU, as well as doing numerous presentations around the state and at conferences on issues related to supervision. Over the past 18 years, she has consistently taught core courses, especially in supervision, practicum, internship and counseling. Participants in her classes and workshops come away enthused and informed regarding ways they can improve their own supervisory skills and relationships. Dr. Tollerud is Past-President of the Illinois Counseling Association, North Central Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors, and the Illinois Counselor Educators and Supervisors. She has received numerous awards for her professional work including the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association Outstanding Service Award in 2006, and Illinois Counselor Educators Educator of the Year Award in 2003. She has published numerous articles and book chapters on counseling issues. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, National Certified School Counselor, approved Clinical Supervisor, and a graduate of the University of Iowa. She also holds certificates for elementary and secondary teaching and school counseling for the State of Illinois.
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Purchase Both Audio Programs - Save $25! Evaluation and Assessment in Counseling Supervision - 6 CEs
Effective Strategies in Counseling Supervision - 6 CEs

All LCPCs are required to have 18 CEs in training in how to provide clinical supervision from approved providers.  This is a once in a lifetime requirement.  Counselors can only earn 18 CEs in a renewal period through home study.

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Evaluation and Assessment in Counseling Supervision

Toni Tollerud, PhD, LCPC presents this 6 hour home study program (6CEs)

Key Components of the Audio Program:

• Problems in the supervisory relationship
• Models in supervision: new avenues and ideas
• Stages in supervisee development
• Evaluation and assessment techniques
• Supervisor competence and need for professional
  development
• Advanced ethical and legal issues of supervision

More Specific Ideas:

Difficult supervisees;games and how to counteract them
• Help participant define own model or preferred style
• Evaluation of pre-graduates versus evaluation of professionals over time
• Boundaries and dual relationships
• Competence issues - growing as a supervisor
• Research impacting supervision
• Advanced ethical issues - legal concerns and
  liability

About the Presenter:

Toni R. Tollerud, Ph.D., LCPC, NCC, NCSC, ACS is a Presidential Teaching Professor of counseling in the Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education at Northern Illinois University. As an educator for over 39 years, Dr. Tollerud has had extensive experiences in supervision training including student teachers, school counselors, agency counselors, and counselors-in-training. These experiences have been beneficial in helping to develop the supervision course at NIU, as well as doing numerous presentations around the state and at conferences on issues related to supervision. Over the past 18 years, she has consistently taught core courses, especially in supervision, practicum, internship and counseling. Participants in her classes and workshops come away enthused and informed regarding ways they can improve their own supervisory skills and relationships. Dr. Tollerud is Past-President of the Illinois Counseling Association, North Central Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors, and the Illinois Counselor Educators and Supervisors. She has received numerous awards for her professional work including the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association Outstanding Service Award in 2006, and Illinois Counselor Educators Educator of the Year Award in 2003. She has published numerous articles and book chapters on counseling issues. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, National Certified School Counselor, approved Clinical Supervisor, and a graduate of the University of Iowa. She also holds certificates for elementary and secondary teaching and school counseling for the State of Illinois.
Both Audio Programs: Eff Strat & Eval Assess
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Purchase both Audio Programs - SAVE $25

Evaluation and Assessments in Counseling Supervision -6 CEs
Effective Strategies Counseling Supervision - 6 CEs

All LCPCs are required to have 18 CEs in training in how to provide clinical supervision from approved providers. This is once in a lifetime requirement. Counselors can only earn 18 CEs in a renewal period through home study.

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Writing Treatment Plans and Case Notes: Helpful Hints for Practitioner

Fran Giordano, PhD, LCPC presents this 3 hour webinar (3CEs)

This workshop will help practitioners learn strategies for documenting treatment.  The specific content of case notes that is effective as a liability protection will be detailed. Difficult documentation issues such as documenting groups, couples, families; and integrating one’s theoretical approach will be discussed.

About the Presenter: Francesca G. Giordano, Ph.D. is Program Director for the Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology at the Family Institute at Northwestern University. Prior to joining the Family Institute, she was a professor of Counseling in the Department of Counseling, Adult and Health Education at Northern Illinois University. She is also a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois.  For the past ten years, she has been an administrator and counselor educator with a specialization in mental health, consultation and ethics.  She was an Illinois Professional Counselor Licensing and Disciplinary Board member, and is a board member for the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association and Past President of the Illinois Counseling Association.  She is also highly successful workshop presenter and offers workshops for the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association including an exam preparation workshop for the LCPC license and workshops on Legal and Ethical Issues. She is the Co-Editor for the Journal of Counseling in Illinois. She consults with mental health centers in the areas of effective treatment planning, ethical issues, anger and therapeutic change.  In 1998, she received the Counselor Educator of the Year award by the American Mental Health Counselors Association, in 2002 she received the Distinguish Service award from the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association, in 2006 she received the Counselor Educator of the Year award from the Illinois Counselor Education and Supervision Association and in 2009 she received the C.A. Michelman award for Outstanding Service to the Counseling Profession. As a staff member at The Family Institute, her clinical practice specializes in sexuality counseling, anger management, and relationship restoration in couples.

Webinar-Writing Treatment Plans/Case Notes by Dr. Fran Giordano
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The Psychology of Success: An Overview of Wellness Principals to Achieve Personal & Professional Success

Joyce Marter, LCPC presents this 3 hour webinar (3 CEs)

This workshop has been conducted for fortune 500 companies, business organizations and for 50+ therapists  with very positive reviews. The presentation outlines wellness principals (such as utilizing the power of intention, practicing gratitude, silencing your inner critic, etc.) to achieve success. Humorous anecdotes and case examples are provided. Inspiring, positive and motivating for clinicians to look at self-actualization for self and clients.

About the Presenter: Joyce Marter has been in private practice as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) since 1998 and co-founded Urban Balance in 2004. Marter received her Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University and was awarded Distinguished Alumni of the Year in 2008. She was selected by Crain's Chicago Business for the "40 Under 40" list of 2010.  She currently serves as the Vice President of the Board of the Illinois Mental Health Counselors and is a writer and Editorial Advisor for Wellness Times.  She is a public speaker for businesses, organizations and at universities on a variety of topics related to mental health, addiction and career. Marter has been consulted as a psychological expert on television, radio and in publications such as The Wall Street Journal and U.S. News.  After being interviewed on the topic of transition to family by such publications as American Baby Magazine, Joyce currently has a book in development.  "First Comes Love, Then Comes Carriage: Solutions for Creating a Loving Relationship During Parenthood" that will help couples successfully navigate the common relationship pitfalls that accompany early parenthood.
Webinar - The Psychology of Success by Joyce Marter
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Shifting Gears from Mental Health to Business: A tutorial for therapists in Private Practice and Entrepreneurial Endeavors

Joyce Marter, LCPC presents this 1 hour webinar -(1CE)

This workshop provides information about how to change your thinking to succeed in business endeavors as a mental health professional.  Concepts such as effective networking, creating a business plan, establishing a board of directors, fine tuning the art of negotiation and thinking and communicating in a manner that will promote success in business are covered.  

About the Presenter: Joyce Marter has been in private practice as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) since 1998 and co-founded Urban Balance in 2004. Marter received her Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University and was awarded Distinguished Alumni of the Year in 2008. She was selected by Crain's Chicago Business for the "40 Under 40" list of 2010.  She currently serves as the Vice President of the Board of the Illinois Mental Health Counselors and is a writer and Editorial Advisor for Wellness Times.  She is a public speaker for businesses, organizations and at universities on a variety of topics related to mental health, addiction and career. Marter has been consulted as a psychological expert on television, radio and in publications such as The Wall Street Journal and U.S. News.  After being interviewed on the topic of transition to family by such publications as American Baby Magazine, Joyce currently has a book in development.  "First Comes Love, Then Comes Carriage: Solutions for Creating a Loving Relationship During Parenthood" that will help couples successfully navigate the common relationship pitfalls that accompany early parenthood.

Webinar-Shifting Gears-Mental Health to Business by Joyce Marter
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Responding to a Subpoena or Court Order

 Responding to a Subpoena or Court Order

 Responding to a Subpoena or Court Order

 Responding to a Subpoena or Court Order

 


Jennifer Simms, LCPC, JD Presents this is a 1 hour webinar - 1 CE

This webinar will address the legal issues involved for mental health professionals who receive a subpoena or court order to produce their records or to testify.  The webinar will assist individuals in obtaining a basic understanding of subpoenas, responding to subpoenas, and consequences to the individual resulting from receiving a subpoena.

About the Presenter: Jennifer E. Simms, JD, MA, LCPC, is a 2000 graduate of the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and received a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Illinois University. Her practice is currently concentrated on the defense of professional, municipal, construction, premises, and product liability. She is admitted to the state court of Illinois, the United States District Court for the North District of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, and the Seventh Circuit Court of appeals. She is also licensed in the State of Illinois as a Clinical Professional Counselor. She practices at Baugh, Dalton, Carlson, and Ryan LLC. Located at 135 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 2100, Chicago, IL. She authored the articles “The Open and Obvious Doctrine and Landowner Liability: The Rule and the Exceptions” and “Employer’s Tort Liability for Employees’ Injuries: A Primer,” which both appeared in the Illinois State Bar Journal. She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Counseling Association, and Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association.

Webinar-Responding to a Subpoena / Court Order by Jennifer Simms
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