Contact Hours: 8

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

Objectives

  • Define hazing
  • Explore the purpose of hazing
  • Identify alternatives to hazing
  • Identify the timeline for hazing prevention
  • Identify the role of administrators, coaches, the Panhellenic council, student-athletes, sorority and fraternity members and presidents, and counseling departments
  • Review the hazing “test” Identify the scope of the mental health problem in college students
  • Identify the impact of mental health issues on learning and student retention
  • Learn about the connection between mental health issues and substance abuse
  • Explore unique issues faced by college students
  • Identify the components of a good campus mental health program and other strategies to reduce stressors
  • Review 15 common issues students face when transitioning to college.
  • Identify general guidelines for supporting student mental health
  • Specific information regarding student athletes
  • Explore some information relevant to students regarding alcohol and drug use and disordered eating
  • Identify the basics for early crisis intervention

Video course on current mental health issues and best practices relating to identifying and treating ADHD.

OBJECTIVES

  1. Gain an understanding of what ADHD really means
  2. Identify signs of ADHD
  3. Learn about appropriate interventions for children with ADHD
  4. Identify difficulties of handling ADHD behaviors at home

Contact Hours: 10


Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LPC, LMHC,


Texts

  • Bully Prevention in Positive Behavior Support (Elementary)
  • Bully Prevention in Positive Behavior Support (Middle and High School)
  • Model Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. June 2014
  • Presentation by Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes 11-1-2016

Objectives

  • Define bullying
  • Identify types of bullying
  • Learn about the prevalence of bullying and bullycide
  • Identify characteristics of the bully
  • Identify motivations for bullying
  • Identify characteristics of people who are bullied
  • Identify consequences of bullying
  • Identify interventions (home and school) to prevent bullying and help the bullying victims



Video course on current mental health issues and best practices with children and adolescents

OBJECTIVES

  1. Understand the effects of Separation on Children
  2. Identify how children's thinking processes differ from adults
  3. Learn about normal brain development in the adolescent
  4. Learn about signs of schizophrenia int he adolescent
  5. Identify ways to help children cope with change and develop resiliency
  6. Identify interventions to assist parents in developing responsibility and independence in their children

 

Contact Hours: 8

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

Objectives

  • Define hazing
  • Explore the purpose of hazing
  • Identify alternatives to hazing
  • Identify the timeline for hazing prevention
  • Identify the role of administrators, coaches, the Panhellenic council, student-athletes, sorority and fraternity members and presidents, and counseling departments
  • Review the hazing “test” Identify the scope of the mental health problem in college students
  • Identify the impact of mental health issues on learning and student retention
  • Learn about the connection between mental health issues and substance abuse
  • Explore unique issues faced by college students
  • Identify the components of a good campus mental health program and other strategies to reduce stressors
  • Review 15 common issues students face when transitioning to college.
  • Identify general guidelines for supporting student mental health
  • Specific information regarding student athletes
  • Explore some information relevant to students regarding alcohol and drug use and disordered eating
  • Identify the basics for early crisis intervention

 Contact Hours: 3

Instructor: Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD,


Text: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills 101 Mindfulness Exercises and Other Fun Activities for Children

Objectives:

  • Core Mindfulness
  • Walking the Middle Path
  • Distress Tolerance
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Mindfulness Exercises
  • DBT Games and Activities

TIPs 31 & 32: Treatment of Adolescents with Substance Abuse Issues


Contact Hours: 10

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

Based on the Text: Treatment of Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 31 & 32 Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. Rockville (MD): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (US); 1999. Report No.

Objectives
Substance Use Among Adolescents
    The Consequences
    Treatment Needs
Tailoring Treatment to the Adolescent's Problem
    Understanding the Problem
    Factors Affecting Treatment Placement
    The Continuum of Treatment
General Program Characteristics
    Scope and Approach
    Staffing
    Perspectives on Counseling Youth
    Program Components
    Treatment Planning
    Program Evaluation
Twelve-Step-Based Programs
    Incorporating the 12-Step-Based Approach
Therapeutic Communities
    The Generic TC Model
    Adolescents in TCs
    TCs With Adolescents
Family Therapy
Youths With Distinctive Treatment Needs
    Treatment in the Juvenile Justice System
    Homeless and Precariously Housed Youths
    Homosexual, Bisexual, and Transgendered Youths
    Youths With Coexisting Disorders