TO-34   Ethics in Addiction Counseling

12 hours


Objectives: This course examines how

ethical standards and principles apply to the

addiction counseling professions.
Text: The Book of Ethics: Expert Guidance

for Professionals Who Treat Addiction

by Cynthia M. A. Geppert

and Laura Weiss Roberts. ed.

ASIN:  B00BS03MOW




TO-30   Group Therapy

12 hours


Objectives: This course provides you with a

broad background in the theory, concepts,

methods and techniques in providing

counseling on a group basis.
Text: Group Counseling: Concepts and

Procedures, 4th ed. by Robert C. Berg ISBN: 0415952190




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TO-64     Crisis Counseling Theory

& Practice

14 hours

Objectives: To understand the nature of the crisis as it applies to individual’s lives and its implications in providing counseling services and identifies the ethical implications associated with the crisis in the treatment of clients in crisis. To gain a historical perspective of the theory and treatment of client crisis and understand the cultural aspects and considerations associated

with dealing with persons in crisis.

Text: A Guide to Crisis Intervention, 3rd ed.

by Kristi Kanel

ISBN: 0495007765



TO-74    Ethnocultural Factors in Substance Abuse Treatment

18 hours


Objective: The student will gain a greater

understanding of what it means to be culturally

competent. Additionally, they will understand the

origins and history of attitudes and behaviors of a

wide variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds as

they relate to substance use/abuse.  Finally how to effectively treat clients from the various backgrounds covered in the text including various varieties of

African American, Native, and Latino American,

European, Asian and Middle Eastern backgrounds.
Text: Ethnocultural Factors in Substance Abuse

Treatment by Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner

ISBN: 1572308850




TO-52    Cognitive Approaches w/ Depression

12 hours

Objectives:  The implementation and application

of cognitive strategies as they apply with

depressed clients are examined to prepare you

better to assess and utilize cognitive techniques

in treating them.
Text:  Cognitive Therapy of Depression by

Aaron T. Beck, Brian F. Shaw, Gary Emery

& John Rush

ISBN: 0898629195




TO-03    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

14 hours


Objectives: This course provides you with a background in the causes, diagnosis and treatment implications when treating with

clients with PTSD.
Text: Counseling for Post-Traumatic

Stress Disorder 3rd ed.

by Michael J. Scott &

Stephen G. Stradling

ISBN: 1412921007




TO-12   Women & Addiction

12 hours
Objectives: You will be better prepared to

provide services that are specifically

tailored to meet their special needs and

challenges of the women clients who are

involved with and recovering from addiction.
Text: Chemical Dependency: Women at Risk

by Brenda L. Underhill (Editor),

Dana G. Finnegan (Editor)

ISBN: 1560230886




TO-51   Cognitive Approaches w/

Bipolar Disorders

14 hours

Objectives:  The implementation and application of cognitive strategies as they apply with bipolar clients are examined to prepare you better to assess and utilize cognitive techniques in treating them.
Text:  Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for

Bipolar Disorder by Monica Ramirez Basco

& A. John Rush

ISBN: 1593854846



TO-23   Clinical Supervision  II

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14 hours


Objectives: The veteran and novice clinical supervisor

are introduced to supervising the alcohol and drug

abuse counselor in their various work

environments.  Strategies of interviewing,

managing, directing and collaborating with the

supervisee are explored.
Texts: The Professional Alcohol & Drug Counselor Supervisor’s Handbook by Lawrence Clayton, Ph.D.

& Randy Van Nostrand, Ph.D.




TO-66   Life Coaching: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach

14 hours


Objectives: Life coaching has come to be a growing and groundbreaking approach to

helping people with this course examining

how the cognitive-behavioral theories

and techniques apply.
Text: Life Coaching: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach by Michael Neenan & Windy Dryden ISBN: 1583911383



TO-42     Promoting Healthy Families

16 hours


Objectives: This course emphasizes how effective stress management, coping skills and improved health can be promoted with families as a whole

as well as their individual members.
Text:  Families and Change Coping With Stressful Events and Transitions by Patrick McKenry &

Sharon Price ISBN: 0761988718




TO-76    Coaching & Positive Psychology II

20 hours


Objective: Coaching & Positive Psychology II introduces the student to the theories, concepts, and practice of positive psychology.  Given that most of psychology seems to study the

abnormal and the pathological aspects of
human behavior describes how

psychological health can be promoted,

encouraged and emphasized in one's practice.

This test covers Parts 6 through 9 of the text.
Text: Positive Psychology In Practice

by P. Alex Linley & Stephen Joseph (ed.)

ISBN: 9781118756935




TO-84   Counseling Clients w/ a Controversial Diagnosis

14 hours


Objectives: The counselor is provided with a

greater understanding of the challenges and implications of treating clients who have controversial disorders.

Text: A Clinician’s Guide to Controversial Illness

by Renee R. Taylor, Ph.D., Fred Friedberg, Ph.D.

& Leonard A. Jason, Ph.D.

ISBN: 156887068X




TO-02   Client Diagnosis & Assessment

14 hours


Objectives: Upon completing this course you

will be better able to understand the process

and the pitfalls in assessing and diagnosing

clients enabling you to better layout the

future course of treatment.
Text:  Diagnosis Made Easier:

Principles and Techniques for Mental Health Clinicians 2nd ed. by James Morrison

ISBN: 9781462513352




TO-78    Assessment In Positive Psychology I

14 hours    

                                  
Objective: Assessment In Positive Psychology I introduces the student to the models, assessment tools, techniques and testing instruments of positive psychology.  The various perspectives provided in this series of courses help the student to look at clients from the perspective of strengths rather than one of pathology, weaknesses and needs. This test covers Parts I and II of the text.

Text: Positive Psychology Assessment:

A Handbook of Models and Measures. Shane L.

Lopez & C.R. Snyder (ed.)

ISBN: 1557989885




TO-73   Stress Management for Helping Professionals

18 hours


Objectives: The student will learn how to recognize the existence and the source of stress in their lives whether caused by their

work or as it the sources of stress both in their work-life and their life outside of the work setting.  They will learn how to

monitor and modify their stress management plan as they implement it in their life.
Text: The Resilient Practitioner: Burnout Prevention and Self-Care Strategies for Counselors, Therapists,

Teachers, and Health Professionals, 2nd Edition Historical, and Cultural Perspectives

by Thomas Skovholt & Michelle Trotter-Mathison

ISBN: 978-0415989398




TO-33   Men in Therapy

12 hours


Objectives: Men have unique issues and

needs when they enter treatment. This

course examines the implications and

applications of developing a rapport with

and providing treatment for male clients.
Text:  Men In Therapy: The Challenge of

Change by Robert L. Meth, et. al.

ISBN: 0898624851




TO-08   Cognitive Approach to Addiction Treatment

12 hours


Objectives: This course explores and better prepares you to apply cognitive theoretical

concepts and treatment strategies when

dealing with addicted clients.

Text: Cognitive Therapy of Substance Abuse by Aaron T. Beck, Fred D. Wright & Bruce S. Liese ISBN: 1572306599




TO-72   Substance Abuse & Family Recovery II

18 hours


Objectives: The student will learn the basic skills of providing counseling services

to the substance abuser and their family.  Client assessment, effective

interventions, assessing motivation, problem-solving strategies,

monitoring the ups and downs of progress are also discussed.
Text: Family Solutions for Substance Abuse: Clinical and Counseling

Approaches by Eric E. McCollum & Terry S. Trepper

ISBN: 0789006235




TO-82   Psychology of Human Strength II

12 hours


Objective: Psychology of Human Strength II introduces the student to topics such as intelligence, judgment, perspective, volition, and resilience as they apply to the development and

the maintenance of mental health. This test

covers Chapters 9 thru 16 of the text.
Text: A Psychology of Human Strengths: Fundamental Questions and Future

Directions for a Positive Psychology. Lisa G. Aspinwall & Ursula M. Staudinger (ed.)

ISBN: 155798931




TO-13   Counseling the Older Addict

12 hours


Objectives: This course will give you a greater appreciation of the role substance use and abuse has among the older population as well as

assisting you in the diagnoses, treatment and aftercare implications of

dealing with this population.
Texts: Aging & Addiction: Helping Older Adults Overcome Alcohol

or Medication Dependence by Carol Colleran & Debra Jay

ISBN: 978156838795




TO-92   Addiction Counseling Techniques II

20 hours


Objective: In this course, you will gain a broad

background of the tools used in the treatment of

addiction and to describe the elements, the

techniques, and interventions in the treatment of addiction. This test covers chapters 4 through 6.
Text: Addiction Recovery Tools: A Practical

Handbook by Robert Coombs

ISBN: 076192066




TO-17    The First Three Years of Recovery
14 hours


Objectives: Explores the early recovery needs of

the addicted client. Better prepares the therapist

as they serve the newly recovering addict so as

to strengthen their recovery.
Texts: First Year Sobriety by Guy Kettelhack ISBN: 1568382308

Second-Year Sobriety by Guy Kettelhack

ISBN: 1568382316

Third-Year Sobriety by Guy Kettelhack

ISBN: 1568382324



TO-19   Crisis Intervention

14 hours


Objectives: This course introduces you to the application of crisis intervention theory and methodology to your clients.
Text: Crisis Intervention: Theory and Methodology by Donna C. Aguilera ISBN: 0815126042




TO-40   Narrative Therapy

14 hours


Objectives: This course provides you an introduction to the theory and application of narrative therapy to a broad range of counseling

settings and client issues.
Text:  Narrative Therapy: An Introduction to Counseling, 2nd ed by Martin Payne ISBN: 1412920132




TO-87   Stress Management & Wellness II

12 hours


Objective: This course introduces the student

more specifically to the topic of stress management.  Additionally, the concepts, models, and attitudes

as well as methods, techniques and strategies

are addressed. This test covers Part III of the text.
Text: Managing Stress: Principles & Strategies

for Health & Well-Being with Art of Peace

Workbook (8th ed.) by Brian Luke Seaward

ISBN: 1284036642




TO-67   Advanced Ethics for Addiction Professionals

14 hours


Objectives: This course examines the theory and application

of ethical theory as well as warning of some of the pitfalls

and landmines that exist between the ethical dilemma

and the final outcome and how they can be overcome

through the developed skill of critical thinking.
Text: Advanced Ethics for Addiction Professionals

by Michael J. Taleff

ISBN: 9780826124586




TO-22   Counseling Suicidal Clients

18 hours


Objectives: This course provides you

with a firmer background concerning the cause(s), treatment and prevention of

suicides throughout the life span.
Text: Suicide Across the Life Span:

Implications for Counselors

by David Capuzzi

ISBN: 1556202326




TO-77   Coaching & Positive Psychology III

14 hours


Objective: Coaching & Positive Psychology III introduces the student to the theories,

concepts and practice of positive psychology.

Given that most of psychology seems to study the

abnormal and the pathological aspects of human behavior this describes how psychological health

can be promoted, encouraged and emphasized in one's practice. This test covers Parts 10

through 3 of the text.
Text: Positive Psychology In Practice. P. Alex

Linley & Stephen Joseph (ed.)

ISBN: 9781118756935




TO-26   Cognitive Therapy w/ Personality Disorders

14 hours


Objectives:  The implementation and application

of cognitive strategies as they apply to

personality disordered clients are examined to

better prepare you to assess and utilize cognitive techniques in treating them.
Text: Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders

by Aaron T. Beck, et. al.

ISBN: 1593854765




TO-71   Cigarettes & Nicotine Addiction

12 hours


Objectives: The student will learn how nicotine is addictive, the natural

history of nicotine addiction, the biobehavioral nature of nicotine

addiction and the role public health and policy can play.
Text: Cigarettes, Nicotine and Health:

A Biobehavioral Approach

by Lynn T. Kozlowski et.al

ISBN: 0803959478




TO-57     Cognitive Therapy w/ Children & Adolescents

14 hours

Objectives:  This course examines the use and efficacy of cognitive therapy theory and techniques with children and adolescents.
Text:  Clinical Practice of Cognitive

Therapy with Children & Adolescents by

Robert D. Friedberg, et. al.

ISBN: 1572307234



TO-09   Cognitive Therapy

14 hours


Objectives: This course examines the implications and applications of cognitive therapy as you identify, evaluate and intervene

on a client’s automatic negative thoughts

and core beliefs.

Text: Cognitive Therapy: Basics and Beyond by Judith S. Beck

ISBN: 0898628474




TO-91   Addiction Counseling Techniques I

20 hours


Objective: In this course you will gain a broad background of the tools used in the treatment

of addiction and to describe the elements,

the techniques and interventions in the

treatment of addiction.This test covers

chapters 1 through 3.
Text: Addiction Recovery Tools: A Practical

Handbook by Robert Coombs

ISBN: 0761920668




TO-62     Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Compulsive Gambling

18 hours

Objective: The student will learn how to

effectively apply psychoeducation, cognitive restructuring, relaxation techniques, relapse prevention, and many other skills as they

treat clients who experience compulsive

gambling problems.
Text: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program

for Problem Gambling by Namrata Raylu

and Tian Po Oei

ISBN: 9780415548168




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14 hours


Objectives: Comparisons and contrasts are drawn between pathological gambling and alcoholism as well as an examination of the role

issues such as guilt and family involvement play in the dynamics of the perpetuation and recovery of the pathological gambler.
Texts:  Releasing Guilt about Gambling by Valerie C. Lorenz, Ph.D.

Understanding Compulsive Gambling by Henry R. Lesieur, Ph.D.
When Someone You Love Gambles by Mary Heineman, M.S.W., C.A.C.
Alcoholism and Pathological Gambling: Similarities and Differences by Arthur Herscovitch




TO-75   Coaching & Positive Psychology I

20 hours


Objective: Coaching & Positive Psychology I

introduces the student to the theories, concepts, and practice of positive psychology.  Given that most of psychology seems to study the abnormal and the pathological aspects of human behavior this

describes how psychological health can be promoted, encouraged and emphasized in one's practice.

This test covers Parts 1 through 5 of the text.

Text: Positive Psychology In Practice 2nd ed.

by P. Alex Linley & Stephen Joseph (ed.)

ISBN: 9781118756935




TO-18   Physical Health & Mental Disorders

12 hours


Objectives: The connection between a

client’s physical illness and mental disorders

is often ignored but this course explores that relationship enabling you to make

a differential diagnosis and provide more

effective treatment or referral for clients.
Text:  When Psychological Problems

Mask Medical Disorders by James Morrison

ISBN: 1572301805




TO-06   Drugs of Abuse

12 hours


Objectives: This course examines the

current knowledge concerning the drugs of

abuse to better prepare you to more

effectively deal with drug-abusing clients.
Text: Buzzed: The Straight Facts About

the Most Used and Abused Drugs from

Alcohol to Ecstasy 5th ed. by Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, Wilkie Wilson, Jeremy Foster & Leigh Heather Wilson ISBN:0393356469



TO-65     Promoting Wellness Over the Lifespan

12 hours

Objective: This course examines

techniques and strategies which can be

used effectively to promote and maximize

health and wellness from a person’s earliest

age through old age.
Text: Developmental Counseling and Therapy: Promoting Wellness Over the Lifespan 2nd ed.

Allen Ivey, Mary Ivey, et. al.

ISBN: 0618439889

 

TO-39   Anger Management

14 hours


Objectives: Anger management issues seem

to impact many of your clients. This course

provides you with effective strategies to help

better address such problems in their lives

and relationships with others.
Text: Anger Management: The Complete

Treatment Guidebook for Practitioners by

Howard Kassinove & Raymond Tafrate ISBN: 1886230455




TO-24   The Criminal Personality

16 hours


Objectives: This course examines the

origins of criminal thinking and behavior

giving you a better and firmer background

of the full continuum of antisocial clients

you frequently deal with.
Text: The Criminal Personality: A Profile

For Change by Samuel Yochelson

& Stanton Samenow

ISBN: 1568211058




TO-54     Counseling Adolescents

18 hours

Objectives:  This course examines the theories and practice of providing counseling services

to children and adolescents.
Text:  What Works With Children & Adolescents:

A Handbook of Individual Counseling

Techniques by Ann Vernon

ISBN: 0878224386



TO-94     Psychology of Addiction II

20 hours


Objective: In this course, you will gain a broad background in the various theoretical

perspectives of addiction and to describe

your own model of addiction.

This test covers chapters 9 through 17 of the text.
Text: Psychology of Alcohol & Other Drugs:

A Research Perspective

by John Jung

ISBN: 0761921001




TO-32   Coaching: New Ways of Facilitating Change

14 hours


Objectives: This course studies the relatively

new helping profession known as “coaching.”

It examines the various client types, the principles,

basic concepts and the distinctions between

traditional counseling and coaching.
Text: The Mindful Coach: Seven Roles for Helping

People Grow by Douglas K. Silsbee

ISBN: 0974500356



TO-69   Treatment Planning

14 hours


Objectives: The student will learn more about

the client assessment process. They will

learn how psychological issues can influence treatment goals. The student will learn how to develop and monitor the progress the client

is making working on the treatment plans.
Text: Essentials of Treatment Planning

by Mark E. Maruish

ISBN: 0471419974




TO-50    Treating Borderline Personality Disorder

14 hours

Objectives:  This course explores the assessment, diagnostic, treatment, and the particular challenges

in dealing with BPD clients.
Text:  Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder by Marsha M. Lineham, Ph.D. ISBN: 0898620341



TO-59     Crisis Counseling & Brief Therapy

14 hours

Objectives:  This course studies how cognitive therapy

can be implemented in various settings, addressing various problems/issues when dealing with clients

in crisis in a time-limited setting.
Text:  Crisis Intervention & Time-Limited Cognitive Treatment by Albert R. Roberts ed.

ISBN: 0803956304



TO-35   Harm Reduction Therapy

14 hours


Objectives: This course examines the

principles and concepts of Harm Reduction

Therapy as it applies to addiction, AIDS,

special populations and changes in public policies.

Text: Harm Reduction: Pragmatic Strategies

for Managing High-Risk Behaviors

by G. Alan Marlatt (ed.)

ISBN: 1572308257




TO-55     Managing High-Risk Behaviors

12 hours

Objectives:  This course provides you with an

alternative to the traditional disease/abstinence

model of addiction but rather offers an introduction

to this harm reduction model of dealing with clients involved in high-risk behaviors.
Text:  Practicing Harm Reduction Psychotherapy

by Patt Denning, Ph.D.

ISBN: 1593850964



TO-47   Treating the Compulsive

Gambler & Their Family

16 hours


Objectives: This course provides you with a firmer background in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the compulsive gambler and their family.
Text: Counseling Problem Gamblers: 

A Self-Regulation Manual for Individual and Family Therapy by Joseph W. Ciarrocchi

ISBN: 0121746534




TO-63     Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment

of Smoking Cessation

18 hours

Objective: The student learns how to apply cognitive-behavioral strategies/techniques to the treatment

of the smoker/nicotine addict.  This course includes

a review of medications which can help the smoker quit as well

as how to address issues that can crop up such as

weight gain.  Additionally, how treatment can be affected

by subpopulations of smokers, the client’s health issues

and other comorbid issues such as other psychiatric

problems or other substance abuse.
Text: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Smoking Cessation by

Kenneth A. Perkins, Cynthia A. Conklin & Michele D. Levine

ISBN: 0415954630


TO-21   Improving Therapeutic Skills

14 hours


Objectives: Therapists make mistakes.

This course gives you a framework through which to assess and learn from

therapeutic errors.
Text: The Imperfect Therapist

by Jeffrey A. Kottler

ISBN: 1555421458




TO-61     The Resilience Factor

12 hours

Objectives: The student will learn of the seven skills needed by people to take greater mastery over their lives and how to help them apply those skills in their lives.
Text: The Resilience Factor by Karen Reivich & Andrew Shatte’

ISBN: 0767911903

 

TO-45   Brief Therapy w/ Children

14 hours


Objectives:  When you complete this course

you will have a firmer background in how solution-focused brief therapy can be used

in the treatment of children and their family.
Text: Solution-Focused Therapy with Children: Harnessing Family Strengths for Systematic Change by Matthew Selekman

ISBN: 1572307900



TO-37   Relapse Prevention III

16 hours


Objectives: This course examines the

various techniques and strategies which

can be utilized by the client to learn from past relapses and prevent future ones.
Text: Therapist's Guide To Evidence-Based

Relapse Prevention by Katie A. Witkiewitz ISBN: 0123694299




TO-20   Substance Abuse & Family Recovery

14 hours


Objectives: Substance abuse does not just affect

the user but also their families. These impacts

are examined and provide guidelines in how to provide counseling with couples and families

where addictions play a major role.

Text: Couple & Family Therapy in Addiction by Jerome D. Levine

ISBN: 1568216416




TO-79   Assessment In Positive Psychology II

14 hours   

                                   
Objective: Assessment In Positive Psychology II introduces the student to the models, assessment tools, techniques and testing instruments of positive psychology.  The various perspectives provided in this series of courses help the student to look at clients from the perspective of strengths rather than one of pathology, weaknesses, and needs. This test covers Parts III and IV of the text.
Text: Positive Psychology Assessment:

A Handbook of Models and Measures. Shane L. Lopez & C.R. Snyder (ed.)

ISBN: 1557989885




TO-90   Crisis Counseling II

14 hours


Objective: This course provides the student with information about the current issues as they relate

to crisis intervention.  Numerous case examples are provided to illustrate the practical application of

both assessing and treating the client in crisis.

This test covers Parts IV, V & VI of the text.

Text: Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment & Research 3rd ed. by Albert R. Roberts ISBN: 978019517991




TO-36   Relapse Prevention II

16 hours


Objectives: This course takes a broad sweep

of the essential concepts involved in preventing relapse

with the addicted client including an examination of

cues, life-style modifications, and other actions the

client needs to take to prevent future relapses.
Text:  Relapse Prevention: Maintenance Strategies in the Treatment of Addictive Behaviors by G. Alan Marlatt &

Dennis Donavon (ed.)

ISBN: 1593851766




TO-89     Crisis Counseling I

14 hours


Objective: This course provides the student with information about the current issues as they relate to crisis intervention.  Numerous case examples are

provided to illustrate the practical application of both

assessing and treating the client in crisis.

This test covers Parts I, II & III of the text.
Text: Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment & Research 3rd ed. by Albert R. Roberts

ISBN: 9780195179910




TO-70   Group Therapy with Substance Abusers

18 hours


Objectives: The student will learn the theory

and application of group therapy with

substance-abusing clients from a

cognitive-behavioral perspective.
Text: The Group Therapy of Substance

Abuse by David W. Brook et.al.

ISBN: 0789017822




TO-46   The Criminal Personality III

16 hours


Objectives:  Provides the therapist with greater

depth and breadth in dealing effectively with

antisocial clients. Provides a firmer background

of Dr. Samenow’s experience and understanding

of how drug-abusing client is treated.
Text: The Criminal Personality: The Drug Abuser

by Samuel Yochelson & Stanton Samenow ISBN: 1568212445



TO-49   Cognitive Group Therapy w/ Special Problems & Populations

16 hours


Objectives: The group cognitive-behavioral model

is examined as it applies to clients from special populations and with special problems.
Text: Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy for

Specific Problems and Populations by John R.

Wright & Arthur S. Freeman (ed)

ISBN: 1557986908




TO-05   Denial & Other Barriers to Recovery

14 hours


Objectives: You will better understand the treatment implications of the personality characteristics which may contribute to

creating and maintaining addictive behaviors

and that interfere with sustained recovery.

Texts: Addictive Thinking by Abraham J.

Twerski, M.D. & The Addictive Personality by Craig Nakken ISBN: 1567313310



TO-83   Psychology of Human Strength III

12 hours

Objective: Psychology of Human Strength III

introduces the student to the topics such as intelligence, judgment, perspective, volition, and resilience as they apply to the development and the maintenance of mental health. This test covers

Chapters 17 thru 23 of the text.
Text: A Psychology of Human Strengths:

Fundamental Questions and Future Directions

for a Positive Psychology. Lisa G. Aspinwall &

Ursula M. Staudinger (ed.).

 ISBN: 1557989311




TO-28   Theory of Addiction

14 hours


Objective: This course examines the various

theories of the nature and the treatment of addiction.

In this examination, the theory’s validity, reliability,

and value in providing treatment are considered.

Finally, the text's author offers what he sees as a reasonable synthesis of the best elements of

all the existing theories of addiction.
Text: Theory of Addiction by Robert West

ISBN: 9781405113595




TO-11   Relapse Prevention

12 hours


Objectives: You will gain a greater

understanding of the role relapse plays with

the addicted client in recovery with

special emphasis on the stages of

recovery and the level of threat

relapse represents.

Text: Staying Sober: A Guide to

Relapse Prevention

by Terry Gorski & Marlene Miller

ISBN: 083090459X



TO-29   Clinical Supervision

in the Addictions Field

14 hours


Objectives: This course provides you with a

firmer background in the principles, models,

and methods of supervising counselors

in the addictions field.
Text: Clinical Supervision in Alcohol

and Drug Abuse Counseling

by David J. Powell, with Archie Brosky

ISBN: 0787973777




TO-48   Substance Abuse Treatment

& the Stages of Change

14 hours


Objectives: When you complete this course

you will have a better understanding of how

the Stages of Change concept applies to

your substance abusing clients.
Text: Substance Abuse Treatment and the

Stages of Change, 2nd ed by Gerard Connors

ASIN: B00AYI838O





TO-53     Cognitive Treatment of Trauma

12 hours

Objectives:  The implementation and

application of cognitive strategies as they apply with clients who have experienced trauma are examined to prepare you better to assess and utilize cognitive techniques in treating them.
Text:  Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies

for Trauma by Victoria M. Follette,

Josef I. Ruzek & Francis R. Abueg

ISBN: 1593855885




TO-81   Psychology of Human Strength I

12 hours


Objective: Psychology of Human Strength I, II & III introduces the student to the topics such as intelligence, judgment, perspective, volition, and resilience as they apply to the development and the maintenance of mental health. This test covers Chapters 2 thru 8 of the text.
Text: A Psychology of Human Strengths:

Fundamental Questions and Future Directions

for a Positive Psychology. Lisa G. Aspinwall &

Ursula M. Staudinger (ed.)

ISBN: 1557989311




           ​Individual Courses

TO-27   Cognitive Approaches Dealing w/ Resistance

 14 hours


Objectives: Clients resist change. This course provides the counselor/therapist who uses

cognitive approaches with the tools and

techniques to address resistance issues with

their clients.
Text: Overcoming Resistance in Cognitive Therapy

by Robert L. Leahy

ISBN: 1572309369




TO-85   Solution-Focused Therapy w/ Alcoholism

14 hours


Objectives: Solution-focused therapy is

carefully examined as it applies to the

treatment of alcoholic/addicted clients.

Text: Working w/ the Problem Drinker:

A Solution-Focused Approach

by Insoo Kim Berg

& Scott D. Miller

ISBN: 0393701344




TO-44   Brief Therapy w/ Adolescents

14 hours


Objectives: This course examines how brief therapy can be effectively utilized

in treating the adolescent client.
Text: Pathways to Change: Brief Therapy Solutions with Difficult Adolescents

by Matthew Selekman ISBN: 1572309598



TO-80     Assessment In Positive Psychology III

12 hours   

                                   
Objective: Assessment In Positive Psychology III introduces the student to the models, assessment tools, techniques and testing instruments of

positive psychology. The various perspectives

provided in this series of courses help the student

to look at clients from the perspective of strengths rather than one of pathology, weaknesses, and needs. This test covers Parts V and VII of the text.
Text: Positive Psychology Assessment: A

Handbook of Models and Measures

Shane L. Lopez & C.R. Snyder (ed.)

ISBN: 1557989885




TO-31   Chemical Dependency Counseling

16 hours


Objectives: This course provides you with an

in-depth, comprehensive study of the nature,

extent, and treatment of the problem of

chemical dependency.
Text: Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide, 3rd ed. by Robert R. Perkinson

ISBN:1412979218




TO-68  Marriage Counseling

20 hours


Objectives: To learn the research-based theory

of marriage as put forth in the Gottman book. 

To learn how to assess the issues in a marriage without

falling into various pitfalls noted there.  To learn how

to create effective interventions with a marriage which

help the members solve problems, and deals with

problems of resistance and relapse.
Text: The Marriage Clinic: A Scientifically Based

Marital Therapy by John M. Gottman

ISBN: 9780393702828




TO-93   Psychology of Addiction I

20 hours


Objective: In this course, you will gain a broad

background in the various theoretical

perspectives of addiction and to describe

your own model of addiction.

This test covers chapters 1 through 8 of the text.
Text: Psychology of Alcohol & Other Drugs:

A Research Perspective

by John Jung

ISBN: 0761921001




TO-86   Stress Management & Wellness I

12 hours


Objective: This course introduces the student more specifically to the topic of stress management.

Additionally, the concepts, models, and attitudes

as well as methods, techniques and strategies are addressed. This test covers Parts I and II of the text.
Text: Managing Stress: Principles & Strategies

for Health & Well-Being with Art of Peace

Workbook (8th ed.) by Brian Luke Seaward

ISBN: 1284036642




TO-58     Family Intervention

12 hours

Objectives:  This course lays out how to

prepare for and implement a successful

family intervention in the addict’s life.
Text:  Training Families to Do a Successful

Intervention by Alexandra Robbin, et. al.

ISBN: 1562461168



TO-04   Substance Abuse: Choice or Disease

16 hours


Objectives: This course sheds doubt on the traditional disease model of addiction and explores the causal and treatment implications inherent in the life-style model of addiction.
Text: The Addiction Concept: Working

Hypothesis or Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

by Glen D. Walters

ISBN: 0205286429




TO-14   Dealing w/ Grief & Loss

16 hours


Objectives: This course examines the theories of grief and loss but

more it provides a clear description of the causes of complicated grief

as well as a detailed explanation of how the bereaved can be helped

given the variations found in the client themselves and the nature and

manner of the death of a loved one.
Texts: Grief Counseling & Grief Therapy by J. William Worden

ISBN: 0826134742




TO-01   Dealing w/ Resistant Clients

14 hours


Objectives:  People resist change generally

and clients frequently resist the change

that may result from counseling/therapy.

This course will help you to better understand

the source and the reasons for that

resistance and how it effectively dealt with.
Text: Compassionate Therapy, Working with Difficult Clients by Jeffrey Kottler

ISBN: 1555424228




TO-56     Narrative Therapy w/ Substance Abusers

14 hours

Objectives:  This course provides a background

in the implications and applications of narrative

therapy with substance abusing clients.
Text:  Narrative Means To Sober Ends by

Jonathan Diamond, Ph.D.

ISBN-10: 1572308354




TO-10   Counseling Victims of Violence

12 hours


Objectives: The traumatic effects of

violence on its victims, their special issues

and their recovery is a special concern

to counselors/ therapists. This course

enables you to better assess and intervene

with the client helping them to better

recover from such trauma.
Text: Counseling Victims of Violence

by Sandra L Brown ISBN: 0897934636




TO-43   The Criminal Personality II

16 hours


Objectives: You will have greater depth and breadth in dealing

effectively and successfully treating antisocial clients.
Text: The Criminal Personality: The Change Process by Samuel

Yochelson & Stanton Samenow ISBN: 1568213492



TO-07   Stress Among Helping Professionals

14 hours


Objectives: Working in the helping professions

is a highly stressful profession leading to

burnout and reduced effectiveness. The course examines how you can better identify the

external and internal causes of your stress

to be in a better position to deal with them.
Text: Stress: From Burnout to Balance

by Vinay Joshi

ISBN: 0761933123




TO-41   Life Coaching

14 hours


Objectives:  Coaching has become a recent

phenomenon cutting across all sorts of helping
and other professions.  This course concentrates

on how the concepts, beliefs, and approaches

used by coaches can be applicable to

counseling and related professions.
Text:  Therapist as Life Coach: An Introduction for Counselors and Other Helping Professionals by Pat Williams ISBN: 0393705226




TO-88   Stress Management & Wellness III

12 hours


Objective: This course introduces the student more specifically to the topic of stress management.

Additionally, the concepts, models, and attitudes as

well as methods, techniques, and strategies are addressed. This test covers Part IV of the text.
Text: Managing Stress: Principles & Strategies

for Health & Well-Being with Art of Peace Workbook

(8th ed.) bu Brian Luke Seaward

ISBN: 1284036642




TO-25   Counseling Clients w/ Disabilities

18 hours


Objectives: The implementation and application

of cognitive strategies as they apply to

clients with disabilities are examined to better prepare you to assess and utilize cognitive techniques in treating them.
Text: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Persons

with Disabilities by Cynthia L. Radnitz

ISBN: 076570238X



TO-16    Motivational Interviewing

12 hours


Objectives: This course identifies strategies

that develop a counseling relationship that develops greater counselor/client rapport

and motivates the client to change.
Text: Motivational Interviewing:

Helping People Change, 3rd ed.by

William K. Miller & Stephen Rollnick

ISBN: 9781609182274




TO-60     Counseling Across the Life Cycle

20 hours

Objectives:  You will be better able to identify how a client needs change and how

you can better help your clients as they move through life.
Text:  The Expanded Family Life Cycle: Individual, Family, and Social Perspectives

(3rd Edition) by Elizabeth A. Carter (Editor), et al. ISBN: 0205409814

 

TO-38  Mastering Resistance
14 hours

Objectives: Specific approaches and

techniques the therapist can utilize to

effectively deal with resistant clients are

examined especially as they apply to

couples and family counseling.
Text: Mastering Resistance: A Practical

Guide To Family Therapy by Carol M.

Anderson & Susan Stewart

ISBN: 0898620449