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Continuing Education Credit

6.0 hours per day, or 24 hours for all 4 days.


FACES Conferences provides the following credit:


NAADAC: Approved Education Provider Program #000281 for up to 24 CEHs.

CAADAC for California licensed alcohol/drug counselors: Provider #OS-99-432-1203 for up to 24 hours of credit.

National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC): FACES is recognized by the National Board for Certified Counselors to offer continuing Education for National Certified Counselors. We adhere to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines. Provider #5717 for up to 24 credit hours.

APA for Psychologists: FACES is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing professional education credit for psychologists. FACES maintains responsibility for the program for up to 24 CE credits. APA meets requirements for MCEP/CA psychologists.

NASW: This program has been approved by the NASW, provider #886404452 for up to 24 continuing education contact hours.

NV Board of Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselors: For up to 24 continuing education contact hours.
NV Board of Social Work Examiners: for Nevada licensed social workers.
NV Board of Examiners for MFT's: For Nevada MFT’s.

California Board of Behavioral Sciences: Provider #PCE 1685. Course approved for up to 24 hours of continuing education credit for MFCCs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

WMHCA: Washington State Mental Health Counselors, LMFT’s and LSW’s. This training has been approved for up to 24 CEU’s for WA licensed counselors, LMFT’s and LSW’s. Provider #0105.

Nursing: California Board Of Registered Nursing: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing for CA licensed nurses, Provider #CEP 13184 for up to 28.8 contact hours.

Full time conference attendees who complete all required evaluations and attendance documentation are eligible to receive the maximum number of contact hours. Daily registrants can receive credit for each day of attendance. NO credit will be awarded for partial days. This program is open to professionals and advanced students in health-related fields, and is not suitable for the general public.
  1. To identify boundaries and good practice guidelines for ethical issues of confidentiality, malpractice, and special problems
  2. To identify effective treatment skills and strategies for the treatment of trauma, unmotivated and mandated clients, positive psychology, substance abuse, and neurobiology and the mind.
  3. To promote discussion among professionals and opportunities for networking.
  4. To define and apply positive psychology, neurobiology of the mind, and list the applications for private counseling practices
Stephen R. Feldman, J.D., Ph.D.
How to Stay out of Trouble with Everyone: a workshop on Law & Ethics for the Mental Health Provider. Including sessions on Malpractice, Confidentiality, and Special Problems
  1. To identify the definitions and practice guidelines for confidentiality, boundaries, and ethics of working with clients.
  2. To identify treatment strategies for couples, depression, drug problems and trauma.
  3. To identify treatment skills using hypnosis, interactive therapies, and cognitive-behavioral approaches.
Belleruth Naparstek, LISW, BCD
  Emerging from the Heart of Darkness: The Power of Imagery to Heal Traumatic Stress
  1. To identify three applications of guided imagery for PTSD.
  2. To identify the utility of guided imagery for other mental health issues.
  3. To identify the application of guided imagery in stress, relaxation and tension reduction.
What One Resilient, Courageous Client Taught Her Well-Meaning, Well-Trained but Nonetheless Clueless Psychotherapist On How to Heal PTSD
  1. To identify why traditional "talk therapy" alone is not an effective approach to PTSD.
  2. To identify what epidemiological and physiological research outlines for the treatment of PTSD.
  3. To identify key elements of an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of PTSD.
Scott D. Miller, Ph.D.
  More Effective Counseling Skills: Working with Resistant, Unmotivated and Mandated Clients
  1. To identify three common roadblocks of resistance with difficult clients.
  2. To identify three collaborative techniques in counseling with difficult clients.
  3. To identify three pathways to possibility, and points of engagement for difficult clients.
How to Improve Your Effectiveness by 65% without Hardly Trying
  1. To list three specific techniques that will improve effectiveness with clients.
  2. To identify and demonstrate the role of collaboration in counseling.
  3. To define and demonstrate the goals of effective change with clients.
Martin Seligman, Ph.D.
  Positive Psychology & Authentic Happiness
  1. To define positive psychology as compared to traditional illness/disease models of counseling.
  2. To define optimism and pessimism, as it relates to the clients perception of their life.
  3. To classify and describe positive psychology in terms of emotion, character, and within institutions.
Positive Emotion: Contentment, Optimism, and Pleasure
  1. To define contentment, serenity and satisfaction.
  2. To identify optimism as it relates to the future and hope.
  3. To identify the role of optimism and positive psychology as relates to pleasure, and overindulgence.
Positive Character: The Strengths and Virtues
  1. To identify the diagnostic criteria in UnDSM-1 for strengths and virtues, while describing the key teaching points of this exercise.
  2. To define the key dimensions of "authentic happiness".
  3. To identify the key elements in effective coaching for authentic happiness.
Richard Fields, Ph.D.
  Romancing the Stoned: Engaging Intellectualizing Ambivalent Substance Abusers into Treatment.
  1. To define addiction in behavioral terms.
  2. To identify and classify resistance to recovery by substance abusers.
  3. To identify difficult types of dually disordered clients and ways to negate their resistance and sabotaging of treatment approaches.
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.
  Relationships & the Developing Mind, Interpersonal Neurobiology of the Developing Mind. Including: Self-Regulation and the Developing Mind Across the Lifespan: The Brain and the Nurturing Power of Attachment Relationships, Parenting from the Inside Out: Transforming Adult Attachment, Interpersonal connections, Self-understanding, Neural Integration, and Intervention & Discussion
  1. To identify the developmental stages of the mind and the role nurturing plays in healthy development.
  2. Identify the ways relationships and the neural process gives rise to the mind and patterns of thinking and interacting.
  3. Identify practical suggestions to deepen self-understanding and interpersonal interaction.

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