• Ketamine: PCP’s First Cousin

    Ketamine, a short-acting, less powerful derivative of phencyclidine (PCP), is used in veterinary hospitals primarily on dogs and cats. Ketamine is used often in conjunction with Valium or other sedatives that relax muscles during medical procedures. Regrettably, the substance is gaining in popularity, worldwide, with club goers and adolescent drug users.

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  • Closing the Revolving Door: An Intervention to Address Relapse and Readmission

    In the past five years, there has been a greater focus on patients who are readmitted to the hospital within thirty days. This is in part because Medicare is paying less for readmissions and in part because providers want to provide the best care possible. 

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 The U.S. Journal Training, Inc (USJT) began providing quality training experiences for front-line practitioners in the fields of addiction, mental health, education and related helping professions over 30 years ago.


In August 2007, U.S. Journal merged with The Insititute for Integral Development (IID), whose first training event for professionals in the addiction field was held in 1977. Together, USJT and IID have sponsored more than 325 conferences providing the highest-quality professional development for 
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherpists
  • Nurses
  • Physicians 
       and others working in Mental Health and Addiction fields 
 
U.S. Journal Training is an approved provider of Continuing Education credits by national and state licensing boards. Workshops, panel discussions, experiential demonstrations, skill development exercises and lectures are combined in a multidisciplinary format providing leading edge approaches to the ongoing concerns of health care professionals while striving to update the knowledge base with applications in counseling, training, and prevention.

Online continuing education courses provide curriculum for professionals interested in expanding their knowledge base and skill sets, or those requiring CE hours for licensing and certification. With more than 200 lectures accessible at all times, we offer the most relevant, comprehensive database of educational courses for mental health professionals on the web.


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