CEUs When You Need Them

Looking to satisfy CEU requirements quickly?  Unable to attend our live trainings on Zoom? We’re here to help with our on-demand courses. 

How It Works:

  1. Find the CEU course you wish to take from the list below.  Click on the “purchase on-demand” course button and pay via Paypal with your Paypal account or credit card. 
  2. Send email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with course name, student name and student email address. We want to make sure the course information goes to the correct person!
  3. You will then receive an email within 1 business day from Pacific Crest with course information, directions, and coursework to complete.
  4.  Watch the training video (s) and follow any instructions. When you’re done with the course, complete the post-test and feedback form.  Email both forms to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com
  5. You will then receive your CEU certificate within 1 business day of your completion!

Clinical Supervision Skills: The Art and Science of Excellent Supervision

15 CEUs, $250

Reminder: after payment, please send an email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with student name, student email address, course name, and name of purchaser (if different than student name).

Course Description

This training includes recorded videos of Supervision Training & At-home study time, in addition to post-test and feedback form. 

This course will focus on both the concrete skills/requirements and the art of supervision.  We discuss specifics of supervision in substance use programs as well as private practice settings. TIP 52, TAP 21, and other supervision resources will be provided and discussed.  Hear about real-life supervision experiences and ethical implications.  All additional learning resources will be free, no book or materials purchases are required.  This course will be taught by qualified substance use and mental health supervisors. 

Ideal for those in substance use, co-occurring disorders, or agency work.

Instructors: 

John Hahn LMFT, SUDP & Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

DBT For Co-Occurring Disorders Module 1: Mindfulness Skills

4 CEUs, $75

Reminder: after payment, please send an email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with student name, student email address, course name, and name of purchaser (if different than student name).

This course is designed for substance use and mental health professionals wanting to improve their understanding and use of DBT Mindfulness Skills in therapy.  We will provide exercises for how to teach these skills in both group and individual sessions.  Class focus will be on practical skills you can use right away with your clients.  

Although this is a 4-part series, you do not have to take all of the courses together or in order. 

Course material includes a recorded video of DBT training, post-test, and feedback form.

Instructor: Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

DBT For Co-Occurring Disorders Module 2: Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills

4 CEUs, $75

Reminder: after payment, please send an email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with student name, student email address, course name, and name of purchaser (if different than student name).

This course is designed for substance use and mental health professionals wanting to improve their understanding and use of DBT Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills in therapy.  We will provide exercises for how to teach these skills in both group and individual sessions.  Class focus will be on practical skills you can use right away with your clients.  

Although this is a 4-part series, you do not have to take all of the courses together or in order. 

Course material includes a recorded video of DBT training, post-test, and feedback form.

Instructor: Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

DBT For Co-Occurring Disorders
Module 3: Emotion Regulation Skills

4 CEUs, $75

Reminder: after payment, please send an email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with student name, student email address, course name, and name of purchaser (if different than student name).

This course is designed for substance use and mental health professionals wanting to improve their understanding and use of DBT Emotion Regulation Skills in therapy.  We will provide exercises for how to teach these skills in both group and individual sessions.  Class focus will be on practical skills you can use right away with your clients.  

Although this is a 4-part series, you do not have to take all of the courses together or in order. 

Course material includes a recorded video of DBT training, post test, and feedback form.

Instructor: Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

DBT For Co-Occurring Disorders
Module 4: Distress Tolerance Skills

4 CEUs, $75

Reminder: after payment, please send an email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with student name, student email address, course name, and name of purchaser (if different than student name).

This course is designed for substance use and mental health professionals wanting to improve their understanding and use of DBT Distress Tolerance Skills in therapy.  We will provide exercises for how to teach these skills in both group and individual sessions.  Class focus will be on practical skills you can use right away with your clients.  

Although this is a 4-part series, you do not have to take all of the courses together or in order. 

Course material includes a recorded video of DBT training, post-test, and feedback form.

Instructor: Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

Ethics & Healthy Boundaries for
Helping Professionals

6 CEUs, $99

New, updated material!

Reminder: after payment, please send an email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with student name, student email address, course name, and name of purchaser (if different than student name).

Can an ethics course be supportive and validating, rather than boring and scary?  We think so!

Try our ethics course–taught by two seasoned clinicians who know what it’s really like to work in outpatient, residential, and inpatient settings with a variety of challenges.  We’ll discuss the newest version of the NAADAC code of ethics and talk about scenarios in substance use, mental health, and co-occurring therapy that are REAL. 

More importantly–we’ll delve into the underlying factors that make us more vulnerable to ethical missteps–including how to better manage your own unique history and attributes.  

Course material includes a recorded video of live ethics training, post-test, and feedback form.

Instructors: 

John Hahn LMFT, SUDP & Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

Ethics & Healthy Boundaries for
Child, Adolescent & Family Providers

6 CEUs, $99

Reminder: after payment, please send an email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with student name, student email address, course name, and name of purchaser (if different than student name).

This ethics course includes all of the information in the above ethics class-but the real-life examples we discuss pertain to child, adolescent, and family providers.

This course is taught by two seasoned clinicians who have years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families in a variety of therapy settings.  We’ll discuss the newest version of the NAADAC code of ethics and talk about scenarios pertaining to child, adolescent, and family care in substance use, mental health, and co-occurring therapy that are REAL. 

More importantly–we’ll delve into the underlying factors that make us more vulnerable to ethical missteps–including how to better manage your own unique history and attributes.  

Course material includes a recorded video of a live ethics training, post-test, and feedback form.

Instructors: 

John Hahn LMFT, SUDP & Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

Family Dynamics in Substance Use & Mental Health Therapy

4 CEUs, $75

Reminder: after payment, please send an email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with student name, student email address, course name, and name of purchaser (if different than student name).

Course material includes a recorded video of the training, post-test, and feedback form.

Many of our clients grew up in families affected by substance use, addiction, mental health issues, or other forms of abandonment.  In this course we will draw from the areas of addiction treatment, family systems thinking, and brain science.  We will present and integrate family information from 3 primary areas: 

A person’s family of origin experience

Mood regulation related to childhood/relational trauma

Viewing maladaptive behaviors, including codependency, as an “attempted solution” to that experience

Instructor: John Hahn LMFT, SUDP

Relapse Prevention Skills for Co-Occurring Disorders

4 CEUs, $75

Reminder: after payment, please send an email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with student name, student email address, course name, and name of purchaser (if different than student name).

Course material includes a recorded video of the training, post-test, and feedback form.

Most therapists are familiar with the basics of relapse prevention planning for substance use and mental health clients.  In this course, we will more closely consider relapse patterns and deeper underlying contributors for clients who struggle with relapse.  Learn new ways of thinking about relapse and different approaches to better help your clients.  Class will include case presentations involving co-occurring clients and chronic relapse.

Course objectives: 

-Identify underlying medical, psychological, and environmental issues that contribute to chronic relapse

-Establish an understanding of client unwillingness vs. inability

-Gain skills to prevent relapse using specific relapse prevention exercises with clients

-Identify underlying clinical issues that prevent long-term sobriety

Instructors: 

John Hahn LMFT, SUDP & Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

Pharmacology of Alcohol and Substances of Abuse

4 CEUs, $75

Reminder: after payment, please send an email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with student name, student email address, course name, and name of purchaser (if different than student name).

In this course we discuss the routes of administration, chemical makeup, neurotransmitter action, short term effects, long term effects, signs of acute intoxication, diagnostic considerations, and withdrawal symptoms for alcohol, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, amphetamines, cocaine, caffeine, nicotine, opioids, kratom, hallucinogens, MDMA, PCP, Ketamine, DXM, Cannabis, Inhalants, and anabolic steroids. 

This course is appropriate for: 

-Mental health therapists seeking to widen their knowledge and understanding of alcohol and substances of abuse

-Substance Use Counselors & Therapists seeking a review of pharmacology

-Substance use counselors completing initial education requirements for licensure

Course material includes a recorded video of the pharmacology training, post-test, and feedback form.

Instructor: Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

NCAC I & II Exam Test Preparation Course

4 CEUs, $225

Reminder: after payment, please send an email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with student name, student email address, course name, and name of purchaser (if different than student name).

Preparing to take the NCACI or NCACII exam but…. not feeling very prepared?  Stop torturing yourself with heavy manuals, all-night reading, and stacks of flash cards! 

Sit back and watch our videos where we provide all the information you need in an easy-to-watch video format.  In this course you will gain information on pharmacology, counseling practice & skills, theoretical base of counseling, special considerations of counseling, and professional issues.  

This course includes approximately 8 hours of video material, with additional suggestions for reading & study. 

Instructor: Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

 

Ethics & Healthy Boundaries For Peer Recovery Support Advocates

6 CEUs, $99

Reminder: after payment, please send an email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with student name, student email address, course name, and name of purchaser (if different than student name).

As a peer recovery support advocate, you may be asked to share very personal details about yourself and your recovery–but you may have very limited training and support around how to set healthy boundaries with your recovery information.

In this course, we will define boundaries, learn how to set healthy boundaries, and see examples of healthy vs unhealthy boundaries for peer support recovery advocates. We will learn about the NCPRSS (National Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist Code of Ethics) as well as the NAADAC code of ethics.  

Attendees will be provided with information about how family of origin issues and personal vulnerabilities can impact ethical scenarios. Several real-life ethical peer recovery support scenarios will be presented and discussed.  

Course material includes a recorded video of ethics training, post-test, and feedback form.

Instructors: 

John Hahn LMFT, SUDP & Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

Mindfulness & Meditation for Beginners

4 CEUs, $75

Reminder: after payment, please send an email to pacificcrestclinical@gmail.com with student name, student email address, course name, and name of purchaser (if different than student name).

Course material includes a recorded video of the training, post-test, and feedback form.

This training is ideal for therapists hoping to learn more about mindfulness and meditation skills, not only for their own use but also for use in client sessions.  The presentation includes mindfulness and meditation information & background, examples of many exercises, and tips for teaching/presenting mindfulness and meditation to clients.  

This training includes practice time and guidance to take you through several meditation and mindfulness exercises.  Wear some comfortable clothes and find a quiet space for the latter portion of the material if possible.  

As a result of this training, each clinician will be able to: 

1. Teach use of meditation skills directly to students or clients, using client centered approaches

2. Have skills to intervene in the moment, employing mindfulness skills in real time with students or clients

3. Understand how to tailor mindfulness skills to substance use and mental health examples

4. Utilize mindfulness techniques to help students/clients observe and change maladaptive behavior patterns

Instructor: Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

Motivational Interviewing for Co-Occurring Disorders

6 CEUs, $99

Course material includes a recorded video of the training, post-test, and feedback form.

This course is appropriate for helpers in the substance use, mental health, or co-occurring disorders field.  Designed for beginners or those who would like a refresher in MI basic skills.  Course content includes lecture, class discussion, and role play videos. 

Instructors: 

John Hahn LMFT, SUDP & Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

Self Care & Life Balance for Helping Professionals

4 CEUs, $75

Course material includes a recorded video of the training, post-test, and feedback form.

This course is appropriate for helping professionals in many fields such as addiction treatment, mental health therapy, nursing, education, health care, life coaching, peer mentors, social work, and community service work.  Learn more about contributors to lack of life balance and how to prevent burnout in a supportive and reassuring class atmosphere.  Create an in-depth inspection of your own life balance and plan for improving your self-care. 

Instructor: Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

Air & Blood Borne Pathogens Update

Course material includes a recorded video of the training, post-test, and feedback form.

This course provides a well-rounded update on universal precautions, STDs, TB, HIV/AIDS, and COVID-19. Ideal for helpers first entering the field, or personnel in need of a review. 

Instructors: 

Kori Anderson, FNP-C, ARNP & Jennifer Cheshire MS SUDP CADCIII

Suicide Assessment & Therapeutic Approaches: Real Connection With Your Clients

4 CEUs, $75

Course material includes a recorded video of the training, post-test, and feedback form.

Suicide assessment trainings are a licensure requirement, and we’ve all attended the typical trainings that review assessment tools, signs & symptoms, and methods for mitigating risk.  Here we seek to give you more.  You will receive information about screening, referral, and safety planning.  But you will also learn how to go beyond tools, scales, and CYA to connect with your client, uncover factors behind their behaviors, and work with clients to make lasting, healthy changes.  A safe, shame-free training environment will help you to ask frank questions about client suicide and your own therapeutic approach.