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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 2019: 

SOCIOPATHS and NARCISSISTS 

(6 hours) Melissa Perrin, Psy.D.

Dr. Perrin discusses the continuum of sociopathy and narcissism from personality style to personality disorder:  using Millon, Dr. Perrin presents the diagnosis process in detail and discusses treatment implications.

New in 2019:

ADDRESSING THE TRAUMA BENEATH MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTIONS 

(6 hours)  Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

Discusses strategies to addresses the five varieties of trauma stress disorder;

10  strategies to do no harm; the three waves of trauma treatment and how to become a trauma-responsive system of care and much, much more!

NEW IN 2018:  

BORDERLINE/BIPOLAR/RELATIONSHIP ADDICTION  (6 hours)

Melissa B. Perrin, Psy.D.

These disorders can be difficult to tease apart.  This seminar discusses all three from a differential diagnosis perspective and offers treatment recommendations and strategies.

NEW IN 2018:

SOCIAL ANXIETY IN TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS (6 hours) Janice Gabe, LCSW

Social anxiety is the most diagnosed disorder in an adolescent and young adult population.  Gabe explored the disorder in depth and discusses the impact of social media.  Intervention and treatment strategies are detailed.

NEW IN 2018:

REPAIRING PERSONALITY DISORDERS:  rewiring the brain (6 hours)                                     Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D. 

Discusses neural integration technqiues to use in the treatment of four personality disorders.  

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

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.

 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.

   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.

 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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