Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training

Joseph R. Madonia, LCSW-R, CASAC
Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Addiction Specialist
(718) 279-9572
Email:  jmadonialcsw@yahoo.com
 

Hillary Kindman, LCSW
Mental Health Specialist
(732) 807-5166
Email:  hkindman@gmail.com

Description:
This introductory, interactive workshop will provide clinicians with the fundamental concepts and techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) while providing a comprehensive framework on utilizing and implementing these skills in addiction treatment.

Goal:
Participants will acquire the basic knowledge and skills necessary to effectively use CBT techniques in the treatment of Addictions.

Objectives:
1. Participants will be provided with the history and evolution of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
2. Participants will be able to identify and implement 3 techniques of CBT and understand how they are applied in addictions treatment.
3. Participants will understand the inter-relationship between automatic thoughts, images, feelings and behaviors.
4. Participants will be able to identify 3 cognitive distortions and how they impact the treatment process in addictions.
5. Participants will gain a working knowledge, through experiential exercises, of identifying cognitive distortions and automatic thinking and the role it plays in the treatment of addictions.

Credentialing:
NDRI-USA, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (LMSWs and LCSWs #0217). 

Date &Time:  Friday, October 6th, 2017, from 9:00 am thru. 4:30 pm
Training Venue
NDRI, Inc.
71 West 23rd Street, 4th Floor
New York, N.Y.  10010

Live In-Person Training
Registration Fee:  $175.00
Credits: 6 renewal hours CASAC, CPP, CPS / 6 initial hours CPP

We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming Social Work Training entitled:

“New Ethical Dilemmas in the Digital Age

Paul Warren, LMSW
NDRI-USA

 

Course Description:  This training is intended for professionals/counselors facing ethical dilemmas in a high technology and social media world. The training outlines and provides an overview of technology and ethics, use of social networking websites by clinical supervisors, counselors, and clients, emailing clients, conducting internet searches on clients and/or supervisors, and performing client consultations online. This training will also address counselor self-disclosure and self- disclosures in the age of the internet, privacy and security, clinical supervision and technology, and ethical reasoning.

Training Venue
Marley Education Center, Room 327
765 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, N.Y.  13210

Live In-Person Training
Registration Fee:  $25.00
This training will be repeated in two identical sections.  It is only necessary to attend one section to receive credit for the training.

R.S.V.P.
Date &Time:  Thursday, March 9th, 2017, from 1:00 pm thru. 4:00 pm
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Date &Time:  Friday, March 10th, 2017, from 9:00 am thru. 12:00 pm
Please contact: MonikaTaylor@crouse.org  or call 315-470-8302

Continuing Education Credits
This training meets the requirements for 3 renewal hours - CASAC, CCP, CPS, and 3 initial CCP, CPS - there is no fee for these credits/education/contact hours.

NDRI-USA, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (LMSWs and LCSWs #0217)


We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming Social Work Training entitled:

“Understanding the role of Problem Solving Courts in the Treatment Process"

What social workers need to know to effectively engage and treat the mandated client

Trainer: Joseph R. Madonia, LCSW-R. CASAC
Addiction and Mental Health Specialist

As of January 2016, there are over 3,000 Problem Solving Courts in the United States with over 300 of them in New York State. With the continuing national increase of problem solving courts throughout the criminal justice system, it is imperative for Social Workers to have a comprehensive understanding of its theoretical foundation, clinical design and treatment program expectations.   This workshop will provide an intensive review of the 10 key components which make up the problem solving model, and the impact that therapeutic jurisprudence has on the treatment process. Participants will have the opportunity to explore common barriers and challenges that social workers are confronted with when working with a problem solving court client.  Special emphasis will be placed on Drug, Mental Health and Veteran Treatment Courts. 

Goal
Participants will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to create and maintain a successful working relationship with NYC Treatment Courts.

Objectives
Participants will:  
1)   have a comprehensive understanding of the 10 key components of treatment court and how the therapeutic jurisprudence approach can affect treatment outcomes.

2)   be able to identify 3 significant differences between the various models of treatment courts.

3)   be able to identify 3 challenges in working effectively with treatment court clients and have an opportunity to strategize and provide solutions to overcoming these challenges.

4)   gain an understanding of Treatment Court judges’ expectations of clinical programming and reporting.

5)   be able to identify 3 evidence-based tools that are used by treatment courts to assess the client’s severity of addiction and mental health needs and how to utilize these results/tools to enhance treatment planning.

Training Venue
NDRI-USA
71 West 23rd Street, 4th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10010
 

Date &Time:  Friday, January 13th, 2017, from 9:00 am thru. 4:30 
Live In-Person Training
Registration Fee:  $150.00
R.S.V.P.
Click link below to register
https://www3.thedatabank.com/dpg/423/mtglistproc.asp?formid=necmeet&caleventid=31648
Continuing Education Credits
Course approved for 6 continuing education/contact hours.

NDRI-USA, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (LMSWs and LCSWs #0217).

We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming Social Work Training entitled:

“A Basic Introduction to Motivational Interviewing”

Based on Motivational Interviewing - Helping people change, 3rd Ed. (2013)


Paul Warren, LMSW
NDRI-USA

Course Description:  Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidence based practice that identifies client’s strengths and evokes their intrinsic motivation for behavior change.  This workshop is designed to increase the social worker’s knowledge and understanding about the basic elements of MI. Clear differentiation between MI Spirit, the Four Processes and the Core Skills of MI set the stage for advanced training in the practice of this guiding method of communication and counseling. This introductory course is based on the most recent version (3rd edition) of Motivational Interviewing - Helping People Change (2013) by Miller & Rollnick.

Training Venue
NDRI-USA
71 West 23rd Street, 4th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10010
 

Date &Time:  Wednesday, August 17th, 2016, from 9:00 am thru. 4:30 
Live In-Person Training
Registration Fee:  $150.00

R.S.V.P.
Click link below to register
https://www3.thedatabank.com/dpg/423/donate.asp?formid=necmeet&c=4911654
Continuing Education Credits
Course approved for 6 continuing education/contact hours.

NDRI-USA, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (LMSWs and LCSWs #0217).

We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming Social Work Training entitled:

“A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian,
Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals (2nd Edition)"

Course Description:  This course is a new full-day training, which is intended for any providers in contact with LGBT individuals (including MH and SUD clinicians, HIV providers, State, Local and County governments employees, Primary care providers, Public health practitioners, Prevention specialists, Community based organizations, School teachers and counselors). The full-day curriculum consists of seven training modules, beginning with an introduction to key terms followed by a module on cultural considerations, and concluding with treatment considerations for clinical work. The other four modules address the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. 

Goal: To supply providers with information that supports the development of 'culturally humble' services thus leading to improved health and life outcomes for LGBT people.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify two factors that might contribute to substance use among LGBT clients.
  2. Identify two barriers for health screening and check-ups for LGBT clients.
  3. Identify two health issues/behaviors for which LGBT clients have a higher risk.
  4. Identify two ways providers can create affirming environments for LGBT people.
  5. Identify one treatment approach shown to be effective with LGBT populations.
  6. Define “cultural humility” and explain how it differs from “cultural competency."
  7. Identify two strategies for creating culturally affirming interactions.

Training Venue 
NDRI-USA
71 West 23rd Street, 4th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10010

Date &Time:  Wednesday, August 31st, 2016, from 9:00 am thru. 4:30 
Live In-Person Training
Registration Fee:  $150.00

R.S.V.P.
Click below to register 
https://www3.thedatabank.com/dpg/423/mtglistproc.asp?formid=necmeet&caleventid=30763
Continuing Education Credits
Course approved for 6 continuing education/contact hours. 

NDRI-USA, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (LMSWs and LCSWs #0217).


We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming Social Work Training entitled:

"Utilizing evidence-based approaches in creating a trauma informed care environment in social work practice"

Trainer: Joseph R. Madonia, LCSW-R. CASAC
Addiction and Mental Health Specialist

Date &Time:  June 24th, 2016, from 9:00 am thru. 4:30 pm.
Live In-Person Training
Registration Fee:  $150.00

R.S.V.P.
Click link 
below to register
https://www3.thedatabank.com/dpg/423/mtglistproc.asp?formid=necmeet&caleventid=30063

Training Venue 
NDRI-USA
71 West 23rd Street, 4th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10010

Continuing Education Credits
Course approved for 6 continuing education/contact hours.

NDRI-USA, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (LMSWs and LCSWs #0217).