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2.5 Clock Hours Home Study Recorded Video

2.5 clock hour Continuing Education Credits are provided as a recorded session if you pass the post-test following the course video content. The certificate of completion will be emailed to you within 10 minutes after passing the post-test.

Content Areas:

Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship

Human Growth and Development

Social and Cultural Foundations

Wellness and Prevention

Families face risks for addiction, child sexual abuse, violence, and other major causes of toxic stress. This course will review the evidence provided by research and teach participants how to integrate interventions to reduce risks and build resiliency into their practice.

Areas of focus for the course will include the impact of risk factors on individuals, families, and communities. From there the interventions that can be used to reduce these risks will be discussed including examples of how to implement them into practice. Research on current understanding of efforts of building resiliency versus reducing risks if further discussed in context of using the information in a psychoeducational way. The clinical use of these strategies, handouts, and Socratic values based questioning will be completed.

Workshop attendees can expect to:

• Objective 1) Learner will be able to identify what a risk factor and protective factor is and is not and list one example of each.

• Objective 2) Learner will be able to identify how ACEs impact communities, families, and individuals.

• Objective 3) Learner will be able to identify Risk factors for individuals and at least 1 intervention for use with individuals.

• Objective 4) Learner will be able to identify Risk factors for families and at least 1 intervention for use with families.

• Objective 5) Learner will be able to identify Risk factors for sexual assault and at least 1 intervention for preventing it or addressing it after.

• Objective 6) Learner will be able to identify prevention (resiliency) for individuals, families, and communities.


1) Introductions and Disclaimers

2) Definitions

     a. Ethical Considerations

     b. Cultural Considerations

     c. Risk and Resiliency

     d. Measurement tools

          i. Meta-Analysis

          ii. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

3) Risk factors

     a. Social Economic Status

           i. Housing

           ii. Work hours

           iii. Resources available

     b. Addiction

           i. Substance Misuse/Abuse

           ii. Gambling

           iii. Electronic Use

      c. Sexual Assault

4) Resiliency Interventions

     a. For Children

     b. For Families

     c. For Communities

5) Conclusion

     a) The Takeaway

     b) References

     c) Contact information

Other Course Information:

Partial credit/partial attendance is not allowed for this course.

If you have any questions about this course or would like to request accommodations, you can contact us.

If a participant or potential participant would like to express a concern about the or a continuing education program provided by, the individual may email Although we do not guarantee a particular outcome, we will consider the complaint, make any necessary decisions, and respond as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding a refund, you can view our policy page and legal notices found at the bottom of this webpage or you can contact us


National Provider Number (NPI): 1417308024

Washington State License Number: LH60827185

Leo DeBroeck, MS, LMHC, CMHS, MHP is Child Mental Health Specialist and Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington State. He is CBT Plus certified through the University of Washington and Harborview Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress Center. He has worked full-time at a community health center as a Mental Health therapist with a team of other Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. he has previous experience working with children and adolescents at an intensive inpatient program in Spokane, Washington for several years. He has completed his Masters of Science in clinical psychology with his thesis on factors in suicide. He has published scientific research on young adults related to suicidality. He writes and has published children's therapy books for use in counseling settings. These are published on Amazon, for use in therapy settings addressing grief, addiction, neglect, abuse, self-confidence and others. He is the president and founded an LLC called Counselor's Choice Award that reviews counseling products and therapeutic tools. This also offers Continuing Education Courses. He has taught Continuing Education courses throughout the United States of America, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. He has worked in several different levels of care for mental health treatment including long-term inpatient care, WISe wraparound intensive services, school-based therapy services, and outpatient clinical settings.

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Phone: +1 (425) 931-5336

Mail: 3516 NE 75th St #8, Seattle, Washington, 98115, USA

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