CONTINUING EDUCATION


Peculiar Professionals Academy is a series of continuing education courses designed to provide associate-level licensed professionals with training and support on the following:

Building therapeutic techniques and strategies. Increasing competency and treatment effectiveness. Strengthen professional network and broaden knowledge of community resources.

All classes are taught by seasoned Licensed Clinical Social Workers and provide an affordable way to obtain continuing education training that you will use on a daily basis as a licensed professional.

CLASS SCHEDULE

TRAUMA INFORMED INTERVENTIONS

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This dynamic class gets straight to the point and provides all participants with a plethora of effective traditional and innovative tools to work with clients who have a trauma history. This class will enrich participants’’ clinical practice and is designed to help therapists and clients better navigate trauma work.

Objectives

  1. Provide therapists with effective tools and interventions to guide them in treating clients with trauma history.

  2. Provide resources for therapists to use to clinically grow in trauma-informed treatment.

  3. Expand participants’ knowledge in evidence-based treatment specific to trauma.

  4. Expand participants’ knowledge of and ability to diagnose trauma.

  5. Educate consumers on multiple levels of treatment and referral options for trauma-affected clients.

DATE
9.27.19

TIME
9A-1P

CLASS ID
FALL 1716

COST
$25

CE HOURS
4






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NON-MEDICATION APPROACHES TO ODD

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The Comprehensive Clinical Assessments (CCA) is the foundation of clinical practice and competent treatment. Understanding all of the specific components of the CCA is the essential first step in formulating an accurate diagnosis. This critical medical document can be intimidating for a professional just entering the field; therefore, this course will assist professionals in becoming more comfortable with collecting clinical data in order to determine accurate diagnoses and appropriate treatment and service for clients.

Objectives

  1. Thoroughly review and familiarize oneself with all specific components of the CCA.

  2. Engage participants in writing CCAs and formulating diagnoses.

  3. Engage participants in writing treatment plans and formulating goals based on the CCA.

  4. Expand participants’ knowledge of how to document medical necessity.

  5. Engage participants in reviewing all service definitions to determine the best services/ treatment for participants based on the CCA.

  6. Improve participants’ ability to professionally write a case/clinical summary.

DATE
9.27.19

TIME
2P-6P

CLASS ID
FALL 1717

COST
$25

CE HOURS
4






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FAMILY STRATEGIES TECHNIQUES & INTERVENTIONS

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Working with families can be challenging, especially without abundant resources, strategies, and techniques. This course will provide the participant with a variety of interventions to use when facilitating family therapy sessions. This course introduces the professional to strategies aimed at assisting issues pertaining to substance abuse, reunification, poor parental boundaries, oppositional youth, divorce, and adoptions. The professional will exit the course with an array of tools to add to their professional toolbox in order to decrease their anxiety and increase effectiveness when working with families.

Objectives

  1. Educate participants to the Family Systems Model.

  2. Increase participants’ access to family resources.

  3. Engage participants in learning about and utilizing interactive family strategies.

  4. Expand participants’ knowledge and skill level in dealing with sensitive issues when working with families.

  5. Educate participants on evidence-based treatment for families.

DATE
10.11.19

TIME
9A-1P

CLASS ID
FALL 1718

COST
$25

CE HOURS
4






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COUPLES THERAPY INTERVENTIONS

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This class will assist the brave professional who jump at the chance to facilitate couples therapy. Professionals can use this class as a resource to build their couples therapy toolbox and learn to help others become more effective at connected communication and goal setting.

Objectives

  1. Provide professionals with session-planning skills for couples.

  2. Provide professionals with knowledge of evidence-based treatment for couples.

  3. Increase professionals’ intervention skills for working with couples.

DATE
10.11.19

TIME
2P-6P

CLASS ID
FALL 1719

COST
$25

CE HOURS
4






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TRAUMA INFORMED INTERVENTIONS

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This dynamic class gets straight to the point and provides all participants with a plethora of effective traditional and innovative tools to work with clients who have a trauma history. This class will enrich participants’’ clinical practice and is designed to help therapists and clients better navigate trauma work.

Objectives

  1. Provide therapists with effective tools and interventions to guide them in treating clients with trauma history.

  2. Provide resources for therapists to use to clinically grow in trauma-informed treatment.

  3. Expand participants’ knowledge in evidence-based treatment specific to trauma.

  4. Expand participants’ knowledge of and ability to diagnose trauma.

  5. Educate consumers on multiple levels of treatment and referral options for trauma-affected clients.

DATE
10.25.19

TIME
9A-1P

CLASS ID
FALL 1720

COST
$25

CE HOURS
4






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Comprehensive Clinical Assessments

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The Comprehensive Clinical Assessments (CCA) is the foundation of clinical practice and competent treatment. Understanding all of the specific components of the CCA is the essential first step in formulating an accurate diagnosis. This critical medical document can be intimidating for a professional just entering the field; therefore, this course will assist professionals in becoming more comfortable with collecting clinical data in order to determine accurate diagnoses and appropriate treatment and service for clients.

Objectives

  1. Thoroughly review and familiarize oneself with all specific components of the CCA.

  2. Engage participants in writing CCAs and formulating diagnoses.

  3. Engage participants in writing treatment plans and formulating goals based on the CCA.

  4. Expand participants’ knowledge of how to document medical necessity.

  5. Engage participants in reviewing all service definitions to determine the best services/ treatment for participants based on the CCA.

  6. Improve participants’ ability to professionally write a case/clinical summary.

DATE
10.25.19

TIME
2P-6P

CLASS ID
FALL 1721

COST
$25

CE HOURS
4






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OUTPATIENT THERAPY 101

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Many professionals entering the counseling field may be anxious about what to expect, and what is expected of them. This course will engage participants in learning the basics of entering the counseling field. This course is designed to educate new and associate-level professionals on service definitions, clearly define the professional’s role as an outpatient therapist, thoroughly examine all components of a Comprehensive Clinical Assessment, and practice writing effective goals and treatment plans. We will also navigate the DSM-V and learn how to differentiate a variety of diagnoses.

Objectives:

  1. Establish a clear understanding of service definitions and medical necessity.

  2. Increase participants’ understanding of all components of a Comprehensive Clinical Assessment.

  3. Educate participants on evidence-based treatment recommendations from the CCA.

  4. Increase participants’ ability to write effective goals and treatment plans based on CCA.

  5. Clearly define roles in the mental health, behavioral health, and substance abuse fields.

  6. Educate participants on how to use all resources to formulate accurate diagnoses.

DATE
9.13.19

TIME
2P-6P

CLASS ID
FALL 1715

COST
$25

CE HOURS
4






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OTHER INFORMATION:

All classes are held at 16 Oak Branch Drive, Suite A, Greensboro, NC 27407

Cancellations: We offer a full refund for courses cancelled by the participant with 7 days notice. Any cancellations with 48 hours notice will be offered a 50% refund. You will be notified by the company via email if any classes are cancelled or rescheduled.


Payment & Registration may be submitted online or via US Mail.

Mail to: Peculiar Counseling & Consulting, Inc. 16 Oak Branch Drive, Suite A, Greensboro, NC 27407
Fax registration to: 336-285-7868