Mental Health and SUD Treatment for the Transgender Population
December 2022 — Transgender and gender diverse (TGD) populations are rapidly growing in the United States in the past decades. This one hour continuing education program will focus on the commonality, especially SDoH (Social Determinant of Health), at which TGD experience co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder, and specifically how we at Pride Institute take a client centered, transgender specific approach to comprehensive mental health and substance use disorder evaluation and treatment.
Treating Grief as a Mental Health Condition
October 2022 — During this webinar, the attendee will be able to understand the grief perspective by exploring the DSM 5 (TR) diagnosis and controversy, addressing developmental bereavement and stages of life, and learning strategies for coping with grief. View →
Assessing and Treating the Depressed Suicidal Patient
August 2022 — Major depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States. During this webinar, the attendee will be able to identify the symptoms of depression, gain experience in assessing suicidality in the depressed patient, and expand knowledge on therapeutic strategies to treat the depressed suicidal patient.
Trauma Informed Care — The Impact
June 2022 — Trauma Informed Care is a philosophy steeped in understanding the prevalence and impact of trauma on both those we serve and those we employ. This session will focus on the current thinking of Trauma and the prevalence and impact of Trauma on individuals as well as systems of care.
The Cannabis Epidemic
December 2021 — Cannabis use has increased significantly in the US. This session will focus on the forces driving this rise in use, risk factors for the development of dependence, and outline the science related to cannabinoids.
A Healthier Nation: Strategies to Improve Resiliency, Breakdown Stigma & Collaborate
September 2021 — The colliding challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic and national crises are placing increasing demands on the behavioral health industry, families, and communities across the country. As we observe and take action during National Suicide Prevention Month in September, this session will present ideas for spreading awareness, expanding the national dialogue about mental health, and strategies for connecting with communities, schools, and other partners.
Three Ways to Provide Patients Better, More Satisfying Care
July 2021 — The typical behavioral health program lags behind the rest of healthcare with regard to standardized metrics that provide insight into patient progress and response to treatment. This session is intended to provide insight into quantifying the impact of the behavioral health unit on those patients served.
Dual Diagnosis Treatment during COVID-19: Strategies to Support Patients and Staff during Difficult Times
June 2021 — The past year has brought many challenges to the substance use and co-occurring treatment industry. Whether you have a private practice, run a network of facilities, or something in between, this session offers the shared experience of industry leaders. They will reveal strategies that worked to support patients and staff and improve services during the most difficult of times.
Covid-Related Stress and the Connection to Substance Use and Abuse
December 2020 — Covid has presented a number of challenges to the behavioral health community. This session will discuss the relationships between Covid and the mental health challenges that it presents and their relationship to substance use and abuse.