For clinicians working with clients who also abuse substances or suffer from process addictions, treatment can be really hard. If you are like many clinicians, you don’t feel able or willing to work with addictions.
Yet it doesn’t need to be. And it shouldn’t keep you from engaging the client in their overall healing.
Studies now show the connection and interplay of addiction and trauma – plus anxiety, mood disorders, and insomnia.
You can evoke change in all your clients to promote healthier coping and self-soothing skills besides substance use or process addictions.
But first, you need to master the current evidence-based practices from the worlds of both Addictions treatment and Trauma/PTSD interventions.
In just two days, this Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional Training Course will transform your older practices when treating clients who use/abuse…clearing the path to true healing. Taught by an international trainer, clinician, AND recovery specialist Eric Gentry, PhD., you’ll receive all the following skills:
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Completion of this course meets ALL the educational requirements, should you choose to apply to become a Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP) through the Institute of Certified Addictions-Informed Professionals (ICAIP).
To learn more about how you can apply for ICAIP certification and distinguish yourself from other professionals, visit www.addictionspro.com.
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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.
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|Manual - 2-Day Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP) (17.3 MB)||84 Pages||Available after Registration|
J. Eric Gentry, PhD, LMHC, DAAETS, FAAETS, CCTP, is an internationally recognized leader in the study and treatment of traumatic stress and compassion fatigue. His Ph.D. is from Florida State University where he studied with Professor Charles Figley–a pioneer in these two fields. In 1997, he co-developed the Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP) for Compassion Fatigue - the world's only evidence-based treatment protocol for compassion fatigue. In 1998, he introduced the Certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist Training and Compassion Fatigue Prevention & Resiliency Training. These two trainings have demonstrated treatment effectiveness for the symptoms of compassion fatigue, and he published these effects in several journals. He has trained over 100,000 health professionals over the past 20 years.
Dr. Gentry was the original faculty, curriculum designer, and Associate Director of the Traumatology Institute at Florida State University. In 2001, he became the co-director and moved this institute to the University of South Florida where it became the International Traumatology Institute. In 2010, he began the International Association of Trauma Professionals - a training and certification body - for which he was the vice president.
In 2005, Hogrefe and Huber published Trauma Practice: Tools for Stabilization and Recovery - a critically acclaimed text on the treatment of traumatic stress for which Dr. Gentry is a co-author. The Second Edition was released in 2010 and the Third Edition in 2015. He is also the author of the groundbreaking Forward-Facing® Trauma Therapy: Healing the Moral Wound. He is the co-author of Forward-Facing® Professional Resilience: Resolution and Prevention of Burnout, Toxic Stress and Compassion Fatigue, Unlocking the Keys to Human Resilience, and Transformative Care: A Trauma-Focused Approach to Caregiving. These books provide a new vision for trauma therapy in the 21st Century. He has written numerous chapters, papers, and peer-reviewed journal articles in the areas of traumatic stress and compassion fatigue. Dr. Gentry is a Master Traumatologist with over 35 years of clinical experience with trauma, Complex PTSD, Personality disorders, and dissociation.
He is the President and CEO of The Forward-Facing® Institute and owner of Compassion Unlimited - a private psychotherapy, training, and consulting practice - in Phoenix, AZ.
Financial: Dr. J. Eric Gentry maintains a private practice. He is the owner and President of Forward-Facing Institute, LLC., the CEO of Compassion Unlimited, and the co-director of Community Crisis Support Team. Dr. Gentry has employment relationships with the University of South Florida State, the Florida State University, the Florida Center for Theological Studies, the Argosy University, and the Webster University. Dr. Gentry is a consultant and receives compensation. He is a published author and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium, book royalties, and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. J. Eric Gentry is a member of the American Counseling Association, the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, and others. For a complete list, please contact email@example.com.
Trauma Addiction: Assessment of Comorbid Trauma & Addiction
Levels of Care & Treatment Selection
Three-Stage Behavioral Treatment Model for Co-Occurring Traumatic Stress and Addiction
Stage I: Build the Therapeutic Relationship & Boost Client Engagement
Stage II: Skills Development & Cognitive Restructuring Interventions
Stage III: Integration & Desensitization
Interventions for Special Populations
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