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Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute®



General CE Training

in Noeticus Center for Professional Development™ (NCPD)

NACCTP: Advanced Motivational Interviewing

$175

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Mar 7, 2019 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: This class of skill development in Advanced Motivational Interviewing will initially offer a brief review of the fundamental spirit, processes, and skills of MI, and then focus intensively on clinical skills development. The training is designed to assist the counselor to develop and practice skills to assist clients to identify and strengthen intrinsic motivation for positive change. This is an advanced course in Motivational Interviewing so it is expected that the participant will be able to demonstrate the foundational MI skills by conducting a client interview using the OARS + Informing and Advising, and responding to no‐change talk (Resistance or Sustaining). The format will be interactive and experiential in nature. Participants will be afforded an opportunity to obtain focused practice and will receive individualized feedback regarding their MI skills with student and trainer ratings. There will be a brief introduction to MIA‐STEP, a format for use of MI as a supervisory tool. 

  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathways 1 & 2 = Motivational Interviewing 
  • DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = 10%; Military/Veterans = 15%; Graduate Students = 20%; Noeticus Staff/Alums = 25% (Provided at Check-Out)

NACCTP: Advanced Motivational Interviewing

$175

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Sep 5, 2019 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: This class of skill development in Advanced Motivational Interviewing will initially offer a brief review of the fundamental spirit, processes, and skills of MI, and then focus intensively on clinical skills development. The training is designed to assist the counselor to develop and practice skills to assist clients to identify and strengthen intrinsic motivation for positive change. This is an advanced course in Motivational Interviewing so it is expected that the participant will be able to demonstrate the foundational MI skills by conducting a client interview using the OARS + Informing and Advising, and responding to no‐change talk (Resistance or Sustaining). The format will be interactive and experiential in nature. Participants will be afforded an opportunity to obtain focused practice and will receive individualized feedback regarding their MI skills with student and trainer ratings. There will be a brief introduction to MIA‐STEP, a format for use of MI as a supervisory tool.

  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathways 1 & 2 = Motivational Interviewing.
  • DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = 10%; Military/Veterans = 15%; Graduate Students = 20%; Noeticus Staff/Alums = 25% (Provided at Check-Out)

NACCTP: Clinical Supervision I

$220

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Oct 2, 2019 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: This training is designed to help a counselor learn the models of supervision and tools necessary to use as a standard of supervision practice. In this course, the counselor will be exposed to supervision that is tailored to the supervisee’s developmental level of experience. Ethical supervisory practices, including supervision contracts and work verification practices, will be discussed. Videotaping and feedback will assist the participant in developing a standard level of supervisory skills proficiency.

  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathways 1 & 2 = None.
  • DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = 10%; Military/Veterans = 15%; Graduate Students = 20%; Noeticus Staff/Alums = 25% (Provided at Check-Out)

NACCTP: Clinical Supervision II

$175

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Nov 7, 2019 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: Clinical Supervision II is designed to reinforce the Motivational Interviewing (MI) skills of the supervisor through the use of the MIA:STEP process. MIA:STEP (Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency) will be utilized as a format of supervision. Specialized techniques, coaching, coding, teaching, and use of video or audio taping in supervision will be discussed. Videotaping of practice sessions may be utilized.

  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathways 1 & 2 = Advanced Motivational Interviewing and Clinical Supervision I.
  • DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = 10%; Military/Veterans = 15%; Graduate Students = 20%; Noeticus Staff/Alums = 25% (Provided at Check-Out)

NACCTP: Group Counseling Skills

$220

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Dec 4, 2019 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: Group therapy is a powerful tool in delivering addiction treatment services. Groups have many therapeutic elements and effects that draw people into the culture of recovery. Groups provide useful information, allow one or two therapists, depending on group size, to facilitate the group process which helps a number of clients simultaneously, and provides positive peer support and pressure for recovery. This class will help the aspiring addiction counselor to understand the use of group therapy in the addiction treatment field and be able to demonstrate the skills necessary to facilitate a therapy group. The class will focus on the group process and will discuss diversity within groups as well as the many challenges a group leader may face. The class will also present models of effective group practice.

  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathways 1 & 2 = None.
  • DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = 10%; Military/Veterans = 15%; Graduate Students = 20%; Noeticus Staff/Alums = 25% (Provided at Check-Out)

NACCTP: Infectious Diseases in Addiction Treatment

$175

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Jul 17, 2019 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: This class emphasizes the higher risk of substance misuse with infectious diseases. Anyone who is abusing substances is at high risk for contracting and spreading infectious diseases. Understanding of diseases that might affect clients who are addicted to alcohol and other substances is a cornerstone of addiction counseling. The class helps prepare addiction professionals to screen and identify such diseases, determine client risk for infection, educate clients about disease prevention and treatment options, and assist clients in obtaining appropriate treatment as needed.

  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathways 1 & 2 = None.
  • DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = 10%; Military/Veterans = 15%; Graduate Students = 20%; Noeticus Staff/Alums = 25% (Provided at Check-Out)

NACCTP: Motivational Interviewing

$220

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Feb 6, 2019 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: “Motivational interviewing (MI) is a client‐centered collaborative style of conversation designed to strengthen a person’s motivation for and commitment to change. MI is counselor‐guided in that the counselor is skilled at managing ambivalence, eliciting change‐talk and honoring the client’s autonomy about taking the next step toward a commonly agreed-upon goal” (Miller & Rollnick, 2010). Over 385 studies to date have demonstrated the effectiveness of the model at increasing client engagement, retention, compliance and improving treatment outcomes. The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) has identified MI as a best practice within the addiction treatment field. The CAC Clinical Training Program at the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health is committed to a process of integrating the Motivational Interviewing style, spirit, and strategies into all levels of training and to support clinical supervision of motivational interviewing as a counseling style.

  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathway 1 = Addiction Counseling Skills; Pathway 2 = None
  • DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = 10%; Military/Veterans = 15%; Graduate Students = 20%; Noeticus Staff/Alums = 25% (Provided at Check-Out)

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NACCTP: Motivational Interviewing

$220

with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN

Calendar Aug 7, 2019 at 9 am

DESCRIPTION: “Motivational interviewing (MI) is a client‐centered collaborative style of conversation designed to strengthen a person’s motivation for and commitment to change. MI is counselor‐guided in that the counselor is skilled at managing ambivalence, eliciting change‐talk and honoring the client’s autonomy about taking the next step toward a commonly agreed-upon goal” (Miller & Rollnick, 2010). Over 385 studies to date have demonstrated the effectiveness of the model at increasing client engagement, retention, compliance and improving treatment outcomes. The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) has identified MI as a best practice within the addiction treatment field. The CAC Clinical Training Program at the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health is committed to a process of integrating the Motivational Interviewing style, spirit, and strategies into all levels of training and to support clinical supervision of motivational interviewing as a counseling style.

  • PREREQUISITE(S): Pathway 1 = Addiction Counseling Skills; Pathway 2 = None.
  • DISCOUNTS: Groups of 3+ = 10%; Military/Veterans = 15%; Graduate Students = 20%; Noeticus Staff/Alums = 25% (Provided at Check-Out)




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