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Chemical Health Webinar

Vinland is pleased to announce the next webinar in our chemical health webinar series. The series offers valuable information on chemical health services for individuals living with cognitive disabilities. The free webinars are held quarterly, with recordings available for viewing on our website.

Registration is currently open for the next webinar in the series. Registered attendees will receive 1 CEU credit.

Building Resiliency for Clients with Mental Health, Cognitive and Substance Use Disorders
Presented by Rick Krueger, MA, LPCC, LADC, CBIS, Clinical Director at Vinland Center
When: Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Cost: FREE
Register: Click Here
Overview: Resiliency is a person’s ability to “bounce back” after stressful life events. Research has proven there are several factors that improve an individual’s resiliency. By knowing what contributes to resiliency, clinicians can work with individuals facing mental health, cognitive and substance use disorders to improve their chances for successfully handling life’s stresses.
  • Learn definitions of resiliency as it relates to individuals with mental health disorders
  • Define internal versus external risk factors in resiliency in mental health
  • Define internal versus external protective factors in mental health
  • Explore concept of an individual’s demands versus resources in meeting life’s challenges
  • Explore ways to lower demands and increase individual resources
Speaker: Rick Krueger has worked in the area of mental health and substance abuse treatment for over 25 years. He has presented on the treatment of addictive disease, group therapy, relapse prevention, and cognitive disability. His most current trainings have addressed co-occurring disorders of substance abuse, mental illness and cognitive disabilities, building resiliency, and trauma-informed services.