While some people believe that you cannot effectively work with veterans unless you have “been there,” there are many others who believe that once clinicians understand the culture, they can be a very effective part of a multidisciplinary team. After working with veterans for the last 8 years, I believe four of the biggest problems […]
As an Approved Continuing Education Provider for NBCC, we are supporting the Joining Forces Initiative to help clinicians better serve military service members and their families. Visit our resources page Military Resources for Family, Friends, Employers or Military Resources for Clinicians
The Foundations of Recovery article series is designed to highlight scholarly research and aid addiction counselors in translating that knowledge into practice with their patients with co-occurring disorders. In order to provide solace from the problems related to substance abuse and mental health issues, therapists need to focus on addressing all the conce
A lot has been going on at AllCEUs. In January we started our live training each Saturday for people wanting to become Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselors. In addition to providing the course face-to-face, our diligent tech staff has set it up so the courses are simulcast in an online, interactive webinar form. As if […]
The architecture of the autistic brain is speckled with patches of abnormal neurons, according to research partially funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, published in the New England Journal of Medicine on March 27, 2014.
Using a flash of light, scientists have inactivated and then reactivated a memory in genetically engineered rats. The findings – the first cause-and-effect evidence that strengthened connections between neurons are the stuff of memory – add to mounting evidence that the brain represents a memory by forming assemblies of neurons with strengthened connections.