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API Courses

API Courses

Our trained instructors whom are all fully licensed mental health professionals will work with you and your organization in creating the most efficient and effective training curriculum to meet the needs of your audience.

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Leading Provider

Mental Health Related Education

American Psychotherapy Institute (AP/) is a leading provider of mental health continuing education seminars, workshops, and professional trainings. Many of the workshops and seminars conducted by API lead to professional certification and credentialing in different specialty areas of the mental health profession. American Psychotherapy Institute through the expertise and experience of its instructors, many of whom are respected university professors that have committed their professional careers to studying, researching, and teaching about their particular expertise . This provides engaging and practical hands-on skills, strategies, and interventions that will improve your knowledge base and allow you to expand your expertise in helping your clients or organizations. In addition to our seminars and workshops, API offers continuing education credits, and training to professionals and organizations through in house training , publications, and an online on-demand training site (coming-soon).

Courses by Audience

For Students

  • Social Media IQ (Safety & Intelligence)
  • Dating (Violence, Healthy Habits, etc.)
  • Interpersonal and Social Skills
  • Assertive Training (Anti-bullying/ Self Esteem)

For Churches

  • Social Media and its Impact on Relationships
  • Social Media Education for Parents (YikYak, SnapChat, The Kids Are Using WhatsApp?)
  • Men’s program – Bringing back the Gentlemen Code of Honor
  • Parent-Child Relationship Therapy
  • Faith & Wellness
  • Infant Parenting (Happiest Baby on the Block)

For Teachers

  • Counseling Diverse Populations: What is Necessary for you to Know in Working With Minorities and Children Living in Poverty (Elementary and Secondary split)
  • Classroom Management Through Relationships (Elementary and Secondary split)
  • What is ADHD/ODD and What Do I Do With it?

For School Counselors

  • Social Technology on School Campuses; Implications and Interventions
  • Grief, Bereavement, and Loss
  • Identifying and Treating Children on the Autism Spectrum Disorder (Aspergers, etc..)

For Judges (Justice System)

  • Conflict Resolution & Anger Management Training
  • Feminist Sensitivity Training in Domestic Violence Cases
  • Parent-Child Relationship Therapy
  • Reunification Therapy Process
  • Truancy Training and Groups
  • Shoplifting
  • Substance and Alcohol Abuse Training and Programs
  • Non-Suicidal Self Injurious Behavior
  • Marriage Classes

For Private Practitioners (LPC/LMFT/LCSW/LMSW/LP/RPT/LCDC)

  • Sex Therapy Certification
  • An Intensive training preparing already licensed mental health professionals for AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists) Certification.
  • How to Start your Private Practice
  • Safeguarding your Practice (Code of Ethics/Legal Codes/ Notes and Documentation)
  • Spirituality & Wellness
  • Diagnosis & Billing
  • Psychotropic Psychopharmacology

For Counseling Interns (LPC-Interns)

  • National Counselor Examination Training
  • Sex Therapy Certification
  • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counseling Certification

For School Nurses

  • Privacy and Protected Health Information, HIPAA, HITECH, and TX HB300 (Texas Medical Privacy Act)
  • Psychotropic Psychopharmacology

For Police Departments (City/ISD)

  • Crisis Intervention Training (40 hours of Training) – Connecting Police to Community Mental Health Resources

Corporate

  • Marriage Retreat
  • Group Dynamics

Courses by Topic

Diversity

  • Counseling Diverse Populations: What is Necessary for you to Know in Working With Minorities and Children Living in Poverty

Social Media

  • Social Media and its Impact on Relationships: Parenting, Dating, Marriage, and Counseling Implications with Infidelity, Divorce, and Transparency
  • How we get Influenced by Social Media and we don’t even know it

Laws and Ethics

  • Privacy and Protected Health Information, HIPAA, HITECH, and TX HB300 (Texas Medical Privacy Act) (REQUIRED TRAINING FOR TEXAS COVERED ENTITIES, 90 days from start of employment, and bi-annually).

Crisis Intervention

  • Crisis and De-escalation
  • Trauma Processing Training (PTSD)
  • Grief, Bereavement, and Loss

Mental Health Psycho-Education

  • Substance Abuse & Alcohol Use
  • Addictions (Gambling, Gaming, Sexual, Pornography Addiction)
  • Distorted or Irrational Thinking
  • Interpersonal and Social Skills
  • Grief, Bereavement, and Loss
  • Understanding the Anatomy of Depression and Anxiety and how to Treat Both.
  • Conflict Resolution & Anger Management (Feminist Sensitivity Training in Domestic Violence Cases)

Relationships and Marriage

  • Parent-Child Relationship Therapy
  • Marriage Enrichment
  • Child Discipline Interventions
  • Parenting as One
  • Recovery from Infidelity Therapy Training

Our Services

Courses

All of the below listed presentations can either be done in 90 minute workshop formats or 3 hours seminars.  The amount of detail included in each presentation depends on the needs of your organization or audience.

Trained Insructors

Our trained instructors whom are all fully licensed mental health professionals will work with you and your organization in creating the most efficient and effective training curriculum to meet the needs of your audience.

Quality

We can combine as few or as many of the presentations below to complete a high quality in service training for you and your organization.