Free CLE Courses

ALL CLEs Course Descriptions

Each of the following courses is being offered to attorneys, paralegals, nurses, counselors, social workers and probation officers throughout the country.   Each course will be presented in three different ways to maximize convenience.

Face-to-Face

We are attempting to coordinate with local voluntary bar associations to arrange face-to-face classes.

Live Webinars

Additionally, each of these courses will be provided free of charge via interactive, live online webinars on the third Friday of each month at http://allcles.com.

Video Replays

Finally, video replays of the courses will be available at http://allcles.com.  Persons taking the courses via video replay will be required to respond to two graded questions within the forums and post two original questions or scenarios of their own in addition to taking the online test.  The instructor for the course will be available via email Monday-Friday 8am-5pm to answer any questions.  If you would like to arrange one of these seminars for your organization, please contact dr.snipes(at)allcles.com.

CLEs on the Seas (CLE Cruises)

We will also be hosting a 5-day CLE cruise on October 16th, 2010 on Royal Caribbean’s Radiance of the Seas. Earn up to 10 CLEs. Cruise package is $475 for 5 nights including all courses listed below.  Email us for details.

Motivational Interviewing in the Courtroom

10 Minutes What is Motivation
20 Minutes What Influences Motivation
20 Minutes It is as much why as why not
10 Minutes Break
15 Minutes Understanding and Identifying the Stages of Change
15 Minutes Hardiness and Its Connection to Motivation
20 Minutes Socratic questioning to increase motivation
10 Minutes Break
40 Minutes Increasing Motivation with Appropriate Interventions
10 Minutes Summary

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LMHC, CRC, NCC

CLE information: 150 minutes of instructional time, 20 minutes of break

Addictions and Mental Health Counseling in the 21st Century: Increasing access and improving outcomes

20 Minutes Demand vs. Access: rural clients, home-bound clients,  clients with children, incarcerated clients, clients with visual or hearing impairments,
10 Minutes Trends and best practices
20 Minutes No wrong door and the biopsychosocial model
10 Minutes Break
15 Minutes Online and telephone counseling benefits and drawbacks
15 Minutes History of telemedicine: medicine, counseling
20 Minutes Integrating tele-health  and electronic records with problem-solving courts
10 Minutes Break
40 Minutes Integrating tele-health  and electronic records with problem-solving courts continued.
10 Minutes Summary

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LMHC, CRC, NCC

CLE information: 150 minutes of instructional time, 20 minutes of break

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

10 Minutes What are Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders?
10 Minutes How prevalent are people with FASDs in the criminal justice system?
20 Minutes Behavioral symptoms of FASDs
10 Minutes Break
15 Minutes Interpersonal symptoms of FASDs
15 Minutes Challenges facing people with FASDs
40 Minutes Mitigating and exacerbating factors impacting functioning
10 Minutes Break
30 Minutes Best practices for working with clients with FASDs in the court system
10 Minutes Summary

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LMHC, CRC, NCC

CLE information: 150 minutes of instructional time, 20 minutes of break

Drug Courts and Co-Occurring Disorders

10 Minutes Co-occurring disorders: the 4 quadrant model
40 Minutes Interrelationship between disorders
10 Minutes Break
15 Minutes Understanding and identifying the stages of change for each disorder
15 Minutes Assessing client’s tools
20 Minutes Increasing hardiness
10 Minutes Break
40 Minutes Increasing treatment success with appropriate interventions
10 Minutes Summary

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LMHC, CRC, NCC

CLE information: 150 minutes of instructional time, 20 minutes of break

Addictions 101

10 Minutes What is an addiction:  Characteristics and diagnostic criteria
10 Minutes Meet Sally, Sam, Bob and Jane
10 Minutes Chemical Addictions
20 Minutes Behavioral Addictions
10 Minutes Break
30 Minutes Family risk factors for addiction
15 Minutes Individual risk factors for addiction
10 Minutes Community risk factors for addiction
10 Minutes Break
10 Minutes 1+1+1=A  Examining the contributions of risk factors to addiction development
30 Minutes The road to recovery:  Improving treatment retention through appropriate interventions
10 Minutes Summary

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD, LMHC, CRC, NCC

CLE information: 155 minutes of instructional time, 20 minutes of break

Computer Forensics and Electronic Evidence

10 Minutes History of computer forensics
10 Minutes Uses for computer forensics in criminal and civil cases
30 Minutes You can erase, but you can’t hide
10 Minutes Break
30 Minutes Basic steps in a forensic exam
20 Minutes Parts of a forensic report
10 Minutes Break
30 Minutes Common problems with forensic reports or examiners
10 Minutes Summary

Instructor: Charles Snipes, B.S., CCE

CLE information: 150 minutes of instructional time, 20 minutes of break