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Counselor Toolbox Podcast

Author: AllCEUs Counseling CEUs

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Counselors, coaches and sober companions help hundreds of thousands of people affected by Addictions and Mental Health issues each year. Learn about the current research and practical counseling tools to improve your skills and provide the best possible services. Counselor Toolbox targets counselors, coaches and companions, but can also provide useful counseling self-help tools for persons struggling with these issues and their loved ones. AllCEUs is an approved counseling continuing education provider for addiction and mental health counselors in most states. Counseling CEUs are available for each episode.
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Objectives ~ Explore the relationship between ACEs and trauma ~ Identify the impact of ACEs and traumatic injury on mental, physical and interpersonal health in adults ~ Explore risk factors for ACEs and subsequent prevention and intervention measures.
Part 2 of the last episode.
» Define Neurodegenerative Disorders » Explore the bidirectional interaction of mood and NDs » Review the functions of serotonin and dopamine in mood and neurodegenerative disorders » Describe the symptoms of NDs » Explore Primary, Secondary and Tertiary prevention of NDs
- Review the characteristics of BPD - Explore the functions of these symptoms - Identify what may cause these symptoms to develop - Explore what is maintaining these symptoms (benefits to the client) - Explore the effects of these symptoms on significant others - Identify interventions to help the person more effectively manage emotions and relationships
PostPartum Depression

PostPartum Depression


- Define postpartum depression - Identify signs of postpartum psychosis - Identify Risk factors of PPD - Identify screening tools and protocols - Discuss the impact of PPD on the mother, child and family - Identify the cause of PPD - Explore current biopsychosocial interventions for PPD - Postpartum depression usually occurs in the first 4 to 6 weeks after giving birth, and it is unlikely to get better by itself. - 50% of patients experienced depression for more than 1 year after childbirth. - Women who were not receiving clinical treatment, 30% of women with postpartum depression were still depressed up to 3 years after giving birth
Summary ~ Young traumatized children’s reactions and behaviors are best understood in the context of relationship. ~ Foster care is an active intervention with the goal of helping the young child to recover from their traumatic experience, not just a “place to stay.” ~ The foster/resource parent is an essential partner in the recovery of the young child. ~ Transitions for young children should be carefully planned
Chat with me at For $10/month where you get access to my tips for health and wellness and you can text chat with me privately 7 days a week. #cheapceus #SAMHSA #counselingskills #dawnelisesnipes TIP 51 Specific Needs of Women Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP Executive Director, AllCEUs Objectives – Identify how the needs […]
Caring for Caregivers

Caring for Caregivers


Objectives ~ Explore what caregivers really are ~ Identify some of the things caregivers do ~ Identify the consequences of adopting a caregiver role ~ Review cognitive behavioral strategies to help caregivers prevent physical, emotional and interpersonal problems
Summary - Normal aging is a gradual process that ushers in some physical decline, such as decreased sensory abilities (e.g., vision and hearing) and decreased pulmonary and immune function - Decline in cognitive capacity with aging is partly preventable - Older persons display flexibility in behavior and attitudes and the ability to grow intellectually and emotionally - Losses with aging include Social status, self-esteem, physical capacities, death of friends and loved ones - Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent mental health disorders in older adults - There are many causes of cognitive impairment besides Alzheimers. - Mild cognitive impairment is not unusual and generally does not meet accepted criteria for Alzheimers Schizophrenia in Late Life - Focus on the person's strengths and how they can remain as independent as possible - Encourage quality sleep, daily routines and proper nutrition - Cognitive behavioral and problem solving therapies have both been found to be effective. - Older persons clear medication from their system more slowly and are more susceptible to side effects of many medications. - Day treatment/drop in centers are available throughout the country for respite care as well as to facilitate interaction and allow caregivers to work - Caregivers often have their own emotional, financial and social needs that need to be addressed when caring for a parent or spouse.
Objectives ~ Learn about hepatitis and its prevalence ~ Identify the consequences of hepatitis ~ Explore the impact of hepatitis on mental health and effective interventions
Objectives ~ Define and examine the prevalence of HBP and CVD ~ Explore the impact of HBP and CVD on mental health ~ Identify strategies to improve wellness while living with HBP/CVD
~ Explore the role of the endocannabinoid system in ~ Mood disorders ~ Cognitive disorders ~ Autoimmune and inflammatory disorders ~ Pain ~ Stress
~ Define the three types of prevention ~ Review risk factors for abuse ~ Identify strategies for preventing abuse and neglect ~ Discuss reasons prevention programs fail 3 Types of Prevention ~ Primary: Keep it from happening ~ Secondary: Prevent worsening ~ Caregiver: Verbally abusive or neglectful caregiver ~ Child or Elder: Anxiety, depression, low self esteem ~ Tertiary: Prevent additional issues
Objectives - The Goal of ACT - What is Mindfulness? - How Does ACT Differ from Other Mindfulness-based Approaches? - What is Unique to Act? - Destructive Normality - Experiential Avoidance - Therapeutic Interventions - Confronting the Agenda - Control is the Problem, Not the Solution - Six Core Principles of ACT
Objectives - Why was DBT created - Understanding Emotional Dysregulation - Identify DBT assumptions about clients and therapists - Explore skills to help clients learn - Distress Tolerance - Emotional Regulation - Interpersonal Effectiveness
Explore ways to teach Cognitive behavioral interventions in group
Sponsored by BetterHelp. Clinicians, sign up with BetterHelp to increase your bookings and work from teh comfort of your own home. Co-Occurring Disorders Current Evidence Based Treatments Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes Objectives ~ Review current research on evidence based and promising practices for Co-Occurring Disorders Intro ~ Most people with addictions also have other co-occurring […]
Objectives ~ Child Abuse Awareness: Types, Prevalence, Indicators and Impact
Objectives ~ Define Neuro-Atypical ~ Explore how they may experience the world differently ~ Reflect on experiences not traumatic to people who are neurotypical may be traumatic to those who are neuroatypical ~ Hypothesize about how common parenting practices might be traumatic and overwhelming to the infant/toddler who is neuro-atypical ~ ACEs in individuals who are neuroatypical ~ TIC for people who are neuroatypical
Pharmacology of Alcohol

Pharmacology of Alcohol


Objectives ~ Explore the impact of alcohol on neurotransmitters and major bodily systems Intro ~ Heavy drinking worsens morbidity from chronic disease as it exacerbates the effects of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and hepatitis, and interferes with the metabolism and therapeutic actions of various medications ~ According to the "Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020,” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture, moderate drinking is up to 1 drink per day for women and up to 2 drinks per day for men.
Comments (16)

Jamie Longo

great knowledge

Jun 24th

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Aug 3rd

Iris Huertas

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Apr 21st

Donna Smith

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Dec 8th

Jason Rohman

Thank you for the many relapse prevention tools I can share with my clients! How do I access the charts used for group and individual sessions mentioned in the podcast?

Jun 28th

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May 1st

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Simple, yet thought-provoking...

Apr 4th


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Nov 22nd

Jacob Bacinski

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Aug 30th

Kristine Hughes

As a Recreation Therapist, I could not love the content of this podcast more than I do.

Jul 25th

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Awesome podcast. My go-to resource.

Apr 30th

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I love your podcasts! They are SO helpful as a first year full-time MSW student!❤

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