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Here's how to reach the AATP directly:

AATP
PO Box 9138
Springfield, Illinois 62791
(217) 787-9321 voice
(217) 787-6757 fax

 

 

 

 

AATP on DVD

 

The AATP offers both 6 credit hour and 3 credit hour seminars on DVD.

The 6 credit hour seminars are available for rent or purchase from the AATP.
You may rent a seminar for $60 or purchase it for $100.

The 3 credit hour seminars are available for rent or purchase from the AATP as well. 

You may rent a 3 hour DVD for $50 or purchase it for $100.

Each DVD seminar comes with: 

  • The handout that accompanied the seminar
  • A brief multiple-choice post-test
  • An affidavit verifying your viewing of the seminar
  • And an evaluation form.

    You watch the seminar on DVD, take the post-test, return it to the AATP, and we mail you your continuing education certificates.

 BELOW IS A FULL LISTING OF SEMINARS ON DVD CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FROM THE AATP  

NEW IN 2017!

 MOOD DISORDERS IN ADOLESCENTS  (6 hours)  Janice Gabe,LCSW

Discusses Major Depression, Persistent Depression Disorder, BiPolar Disorder, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder and Substance Induced Mood Disorder with treatment interventions for each.

HELPING LGBTQ TEENS NAVIGATE ADOLESCENCE (6 hours) Janice Gabe, LCSW

Presents an honest and authentic account of childhood and adolescence from the perspective of LGBTQ Teens and make recommendations on techniques to assist and support these teens.  Details the transitioning process for transgender teens including the role of the therapist in this process.

NEW IN 2016!!

THE ETHICS OF TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE  (6 hours)  Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

This seminar satisfies the State of Illinois requirement for training in ethics.

Sanders discusses ethical care and treatment of clients with PTSD and/or complex trauma histories.  

MARIJUANA:  Use in Teens and Young Adults (3 hours)  Janice Gabe, LCSW

Presents latest research on the effects of marijuana on the developing brain and longitudinal

studies on effects on long-termuse -- Presents a self-assessment tool and intervention strategies. 

HEROIN: Use in Teens and Young Adults  (3 hours) Janice Gabe, LCSW

Discusses the current opiate crisis and presents detailed information of the effect of heroin use on the brain - detailed treatment recommendations are made.

NEW IN 2015 !!

MANAGING PERSONALITY  DISORDERS  (6 hours)  Dr. Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D.

Dr, Wehrenberg discusses 6 personality disorders:  dependent, obsessive-compulsive, histrionic, borderline, anti-social, and narcissistic.  Their personality traits are described and then utilized to help with the presenting problems of anxiety, depression, addiction and relationship problems

ETHICS OF DIVERSITY (3 hours)  Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

Sanders discusses the primary principles of ethics and applies to working with a diverse client base.   This seminar satisfies the State of Illinois requirement for training in cultural competence.

NEW IN 2015!!

THE YOUNG AVOIDANT ADULT:  Peter Pan is alive and well and living in your basement !               JANICE E. GABE, LCSW.  (6 credit hours) Gabe discussed the new reality of young adults having difficulty launching into adulthood.  Use of marijuana is also discussed and recommendations are made to help families to increase their child's independence, responsibility and accountability.

MANAGING ANXIETY, DEPRESSION AND ANGER IN CHILDREN IN ADOLESCENTS

(6 hours)  Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D.

Provides practical techniques for addressing these issues in children and teens, both at home and in the classroom.

DUPLICITY, LIES AND EATING DISORDERS  (6 hours) Melissa Perrin, Psy.D.

Explores the thinking processes and belief systems that distort our relationship with food.

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THE AATP DIRECTORY OF ONGOING DVD seminars

UNDERSTANDING THE DSM 5.....................Melissa Perrin, Psy.D.6 hours

Discusses the NEW diagnoses in the DSM 5,;  details the revisions made to criteria';

discusses what to use to replace "Not Otherwise Specified";  discusses the changes

to the personality disorders criteria;  discusses advantages and disadvantages of

DSM 5;  Explains the new format

ETHICS:  a closer look at the client/counselor relationship .............Mark Sanders, LCSW

3 credit hours   (Satisfied State requirement for Ethics Training)

Topics include:  counselor stress and ethical dilemmas, counselor values;  the ethics of termination;

the physical boundaries of touch in counseling, the ethics of harm reduction in at -risk clients, and

much more

MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING ...............Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

3 credit hours

Presents the principles behind this highly effective therapeutic model.

ADDICTION AND THE BRAIN......................Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D.

3 credit hours

A comprehensive look at how different classes of drugs effect the brain -

 WOMEN, SUBSTANCE ABUSE and RECOVERY     ......Dr. Melissa Britt Perrin, Psy.D.

6 credit hours   

Content covered includes:  Current drug usage trends such as dependence on prescription drugs and opiods, and others;  long-term physiological events of alcohol and drugs on women;  gender specific beliefs and psychological needs to be addressed in treatment;  adapting usage of the 12 Steps specifically for issues facing women. 

I'M MISERABLE AND YOU CAN'T HELP ME:

                       Anxiety, Depression and Suicidality in Teens  .......Janice E. Gabe, LCSW

6 credit hours

Content covered includes:  Professionals who work with teens often find themselves stuck between what research indicates would be the most helpful for anxious, depressed and suicidal teens and what these teens are actually willing to do.  The goal of this DVD seminar is to bridge that challenge by offering outcome-based strategies in ways that are fresh, innovative, simple and appealing to adolescents.  Gabe presents lists of little things teens can do to make things better.  These strategies are designed to overcome resistance and increase engagement while assisting teens in managing their mood, anxiety, and suicidal talk and thoughts.  Nutrition and brain development are discussed and a comprehensive suicide intervention strategy presented.

 

ETHICS IN THE COUNSELOR / CLIENT RELATIONSHIP ...........Mark Sanders, LCSW

3 credit hours    (satisfies State requirements for ethics training)

Topics include:  Eight principles that can help with ethical decision-making in the counselor/client relationship;  the impact od counselor personality, values, and history on the clinical relationship; the use of countertransference as a tool to achieve clincial excellence and to avoid ethical dilemmas; addressing multiple relationships with clients; six strategies for leading an ethical life and burnout and ethical decision-making.

ADOLESCENT GIRLS IN CRISIS...........................Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

6 credit hours

Adolescent girls are in a great crisis today.  This crisis is manifested by increased bullying and violence, gang affiliation, destructive peer group affiliation, toxic relationships, self-harming and self-sabotaging, and crime.  In this DVD seminar, we will explore these issues and examine the impact of fatherlessness and tension in the mother/daughter relationships on adolescent girls.  Topics covered include:

15 Intervention strategies for girls in crisis;  impact of the absence of fathers on teen girls; strategies for healing the mother/daughter relationship; interviewing and assessment of adolescent girls at high-risk. and much, much more.

 10 BEST DEPRESSION MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES...................Margaret M. Wehrenberg, Psy.D.

6 credit hours

In this DVD seminar, you will learn ten methods that counselors and psychotherapists can immediately apply in their therapy with clients suffering from depression.  Brain function that is relevant to depression is discussed and techniques described that can improve the physiology, behavior and cognition of depressed clients.  Viewers will learn:  How to encourage motivation in depressed clients; How to help mobilize energy for countering symptoms of depression; How to use concepts from positive psychology and mindfulness; what CBT methods can be used immediately with depressed clients.

 

THE ANXIOUS BRAIN:  Treating Anxiety disorders..............Margaret M. Wehrenberg, Psy.D.

6 credit hours

Diminishing anxiety requires persistent effort on the part of those who wish to get rid of the physical and psychological symptoms of anxiety.  Boosting our client's mental energy, motivation and commitment to recovery is an important part of treatment.  To do this, it helps to explain to clients why they have their symptoms and why therapy methods will work.  In this DVD seminar, we discuss the neurological basis of anxiety and review how therapy methods can change the brains of the anxiety sufferer and correct brain problems.  The three anxiety disorders are discussed  (panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety disorder) and treatment methods recommended for each.

  ADHD: BEYOND THE DIAGNOSIS ~ .............................. JANICE GABE, LCSW

3 credit hours

  • In this DVD, Janice Gabe discusses the important differences to know between ADHD kids who are left brain dominant versus right brain dominant. Based on this foundation, recommendations are made to help both types of kids at school, at home, and with their peers.
  • This DVD comes with an assessment tool to help determine left brain - right brain dominance in these kids.

 ANTI-SOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDER  .............................. Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

6 credit hours
 
This 6 credit hour seminar discusses the diagnosis and presenting symptoms of Anti-Social Personality Disorder and includes treatment recommendations that include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, RET, Reality Therapy and others.  This seminar also includes a discussion of how to prevent teens with Conduct Disorder from graduating to Anti-Social Personality Disorder.

 BORDERLINE AND DIPOLAR PERSONALITY DISORDERS AND RELATIONSHIP ADDICTION

6 credit hours...................................Melissa B. Perrin, Psy.D.

Borderline personality disorder, Bi-polar personality disorder and relationship addiction can be hard to tease apart, but it is possible!  Dr. Perrin discusses each of these disorders in detail in this DVD seminar, covering symptoms, course of illness and treatment strategies for each.  The differential diagnosis process is also discussed comprehensively.  Behavior and ruminative thought process are explored as well as the co-morbidity of cutting and self-harming behaviors.

 PROCESS ADDICTIONS...........................Melissa B. Perrin, Psy.D.

6 credit hours

Within this DVD presentation, Dr. Perrin addresses the following process addictions:

      codependency, co-addiction, and relationship addiction

      gambling addiction

      internet  addiction including cybersex addiction

      food addiction

      sex addiction

      work addiction.

Assessment and intervention strategies are presented for each.

 


HELPING PARENTS OF OPPOSITIONAL TEENS   by Janice Gabe, LCSW

6 credit hours
    
Family and therapists are often challenged when faced with defiant and oppositional behaviors in teens, such as substance abuse, thefts and crime, running away, and other extreme behaviors.  In this DVD seminar. Janice Gabe discusses the interpersonal dynamics behind oppositional behavior in teens;  the parental response patterns that render them ineffective with this population;  specific strategies for neutralizing parent/child power struggles and assist parents in setting effective limits.  The seminar also presents ways to restore the appropriate family structure and roles while working to restore the relationships.

 IT'S A GUY THING:  Understanding Adolescent Males............Janice Gabe, LCSW

6 credit hours.

In this seminar, Gabe discusses adolescent boys in the context of our current culture and discusses gender specific developmental issues for adolescent boys.  Included is a discussion of depression and suicide in teen males, anxiety and depression, and obsessive - compulsive disorder.  Specific and practical techniques for engaging teen males and enahncing their communication are presented.

 KID S AND POT ...................Janice Gabe, LCSW

3 credit hours

 This DVD seminar is chaptered into three sections: 

  • What Adults Need to Know About Pot
    Providing current information about youth at risk for pot use. Discusses the danger of early onset of use.
  • What Kids Need to Know About Pot
    In the frank discussion, kids learn that the problem with pot is not that it leads to more dangerous drug use, they learn that the trouble with Pot is Pot!! New information about the negative effects of Marijuana on the adolescent developing brain is provided.
  • What we Need to Do about Easy Access and Lax Attitudes About Pot
    It's just too easy for kids to get pot these days. This talk presents goals and recommendations on how to change these patterns. 

 

For detailed information about each of these DVD presentations from the AATP, Contact the AATP at (217) 787-9321 or aatp@aol.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Contact the AATP for more detailed information about this new DVD.
AATP, P.O. Box 9138, Springfield, IL.  62791
(217) 787-9321  voice  (217) 787-6757  fax
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Anti-Social Personality Disorder DVD Now Available

The AATP is pleased to announce a new 6 credit hour DVD seminar
ANTI SOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDERS featuring Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC.
 
This seminar features information about diagnosis, treatment recommendations, and how to prevent conduct disordered teens from "graduating" to anti-social personality disorder. 
 
This DVD rents for $85 or can be purchased for $150.
For more detailed information, contact the AATP at
AATP@AOL.com