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Using SDB Theory in Combination with the

Discrimination Model in Clinical Supervision

5  NBCC Hours

 

This homestudy program is offered for five NBCC hours.  Dr. Milton R. Cudney spent most of his professional career as Professor of Counseling at Western Michigan University.  Dr. Cudney is the creator of the theory of Eliminating Self-Defeating Behaviors, a cognitive behavioral approach to working with people.  One of the earliest CBT models in counseling, the SDB approach has helped countless individuals to lead happier, more productive live, athletes to excel in sports, and organizations to be more productive.  This program teaches the basic concepts of SDB theory and how to use them in combination with the Discrimination Model of Supervision to become a more effective supervisor.

 

Upon completion of the program, participants will understand the concepts of Eliminating Self-Defeating Behaviors and Growing Life in the Human Self, be able to use these concepts personally and in their own work, and be able to apply them alone and in combination with the Discrimination Model of Supervision in their supervision practice.

 

To complete this homestudy program, you will be asked to read Dr. Cudney's book, complete his workbook, read the paper on the Discrimination Model, and complete a quiz on the material which includes a one-page chart outlining how you will utilize Dr. Cudney's theories in combination with the Discrimination Model in your supervision practice.  You will also be asked to complete an evaluation of this program.

 

The full cost of the program is $129.00.  For MMHCA members, pay only $119.00. 

 

REGISTRATION FORM FOR SDB THEORY PROGRAM

Utilizing Brief Therapy Techniques and

Ericksonian Techniques in Supervision

5  NBCC Hours

 

This homestudy program is offered for 5 NBCC hours.  It is designed both to help supervisors teach brief therapy techniques and Ericksonian principles to their supervisees and to apply these techniques and principles in their own supervision practice.  The text used for this program is Expectation:  The Very Brief Therapy Book by Rubin Battino.  Battino, a distinguished chemistry professor, began a second career as a psychotherapist.  He teaches courses at Wright State University, is past-president of the Milton H. Erickson Society of Ohio, and specializes in brief therapy in his private practice.  His book is a wealth of information about effective psychotherapy techniques and the Ericksonian principles which underly his work.  Battino describes Erickson as "a pioneer in the area of very brief therapy."

 

Upon completion of the program, participants will understand the concepts of brief therapy as well as basic Ericksonian principles.  They will be able to use these concepts, teach them to their supervisees, and apply them in their own supervision practice.

 

To complete this homestudy program, you will be asked to read Battino's book and complete a quiz on the material which includes a one-page summary of how you will utilize one of Battino's techniques in your supervision practice.  You will also be asked to complete an evalutation of the program.

 

The full cost of the program is $129.00.  For MMHCA members, pay only $119.00. 

 

REGISTRATION FORM FOR ERICKSONIAN TECHNIQUES IN SUPERVISION

Clinical Supervision and Professional Development of the

Substance Abuse Counselor

5  NBCC Hours

 

This homestudy program is offered for five NBCC hours and is designed to provide substance abuse clinical supervisors a comprehensive review of effective supervision policy and theory.  The text, Clinical Supervisors and Professional Development of Substance Abuse Counselors, is published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

 

Chapter one presents basic information about clinical supervision in the substance abuse treatment field.  Chapter two addresses the "how to's" of clinical supervision.  A section on program administration focuses on the effects of substance abuse counseling management.

 

Upon completion of this program, participants will understand effective clinical supervision policy, use appropriate ethical and legal standards in supervision, demonstrate effective administrative management principles, and will incorporate these skills into their supervision practice.

 

To complete this homestudy program, participants will be asked to read the SAMHSA text and then complete both a quiz on this material and an evaluation of the program. 

 

The full cost of the program is $129.00.  For MMHCA members, pay only $119.00. 

 

REGISTRATION FORM FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR DEVELOPMENT

Supervision:  A Vision for Your Future

8  NBCC Hours

 

This program is only for those supervisors who have not taken our 40 hour program and want Michigan-specific information on supervision.  The program includes a video CD and a book which are yours to keep.  The video entitled Supervision: A Vision For Your Future includes a basic overview of supervision practice.  The book entitled Counselor Licensure in Michigan: Historical Perspectives and Current Practice provides up-to-date information on scope and practice and state requirements for supervision and licensing.  You will be asked to complete a short quiz and evaluation on these materials.  Click on the link below to print off registration form and mail to The Mentoring Institute.  

 

The full cost of the program is $199.00.  For MMHCA members, pay only $179.00. 

 

REGISTRATION FORM FOR SUPERVISION:  A VISION FOR YOUR FUTURE

The Mentoring Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No 5019.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  The Mentoring Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.