FCA Training Opportunities

The Following are approved CEU Trainings:

 

Introduction to Clinical Practice with Dana Hillman-Sabato, LPC, RPT-S

(offered monthly for New Hires. Click Here to register)

This three-hour training for will cover an overview of common diagnoses seen in children who come into our care including PTSD, ADHD, and ASD. Participants will gain a better understanding of how trauma affects children at different stages in their development. Additionally, this will cover understanding boundaries and vicarious trauma in a variety of clinical setting. This program has been approved for 3 Continuing Education Credit Hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social Worker Licensure renewal.

Objectives:

  • Identify the stages of development and how they are physically and emotionally affected by trauma.
  • Identify 3 symptoms of vicarious trauma
  • Give examples of PTSD symptoms that mimic symptoms of ADHD

Advanced Trauma Training with Janet Murphy, LCSW

(offered monthly for New Hires. Click Here to register)

This three hour training will cover an advanced overview of trauma with an explanation of physical and emotional components that are experienced by trauma victims, with an emphasis on children. This program has been approved for 3 Continuing Education Credit Hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social Worker Licensure renewal.

Objectives:

  • Describe the function of fight/fight/freeze response.
  • Identify the difference between shame and guilt using case examples
  • Give examples of ways children may use behavior as a means to regulate themselves.

The Pharmacological Treatment of ADHD, an Overview

w/ John DiBisceglie, APRN

(Date: TBD)

This workshop focuses on identifying the diagnostic criteria for ADHD, symptomotology and pharmacological agents used to treat ADHD. The goal of the workshop is to help the attendee become familiar with the different types of medication families that treat ADHD and their basic mechanism of action. Side effects and medication management strategies are covered to give the attendee insight into the strengths and shortcomings of pharmacological treatment for ADHD.

This program has been approved for 3 Continuing Education Credit Hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social Worker Licensure renewal.

 

Objectives:

1) Identify the 3 main categories of ADHD medication 

2) Develop a basic understanding of how these groups work in the brain to improve symptoms of ADHD 

3) Understand the benefits and risks of ADHD medication and 

4) Gain a basic insight on the management of these medications to improve ADHD symptom outcomes.