Preferred Systems, Inc. Behavioral Health Program
Erie County Office of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
This program is intended for those individuals working in the Behavioral Health Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse Fields
Presented by Amy Shanahan, MS, CADC & Billie Jo Smith, MS, LPC
This course will provide the attendee with knowledge of the comprehensive view of the complex elements as it relates to the right actions for the professional in the Behavioral Health Field. The course is designed to address the specific ethical guidelines as they relate to those individuals who hold designations in Substance Abuse Counseling, Nursing, Problem Gambling Counseling, Teachers, National Board of Certified Counselors and Licensed Social Workers.
Upon the completion of this 2-day program the participants will be able to:
Give participants the information to respond to individuals with empathic, reflective statements, Identify change talk within individual speech.
Understand when and how to use open-ended questions to elicit change talk.
This training is followed by an optional and invitational series of 8 monthly learning collaboratives.
This Program is being held at the Erie Zem Zem Shrine Club 2525 West 38th Street, Erie, PA 16506