A Journey from Suffering to Empowerment and to Getting Things Done!
A Self-Study Series of Evidence-Based Practices Mastered Through
The Latest in Neuroscience
An 8-Session Self-Study Behavior Modification Certificate Course with 16 CEUs
On how to help your patients, your clients, better manage
Their Behaviors, Thoughts, and Emotions * Do What They Say They’re Going To Do * Say Goodbye to Procrastination, and * Say Hello to Getting More Things Done Faster, Better, and While Enjoying More of Their Life
Some of the outcomes will then include:
Healthier Self-Image, Self-Esteem, Self-Confidence, and
More Happiness, Success, and Fulfillment
“Human Behaviour is Incredibly Pliable, Plastic.”
- Philip Zimbardo (The Stanford Prison Experiment)
View Below for the Full Curriculum
Join the SWEET Institute for a Transformative and Experiential Learning Certificate Course that allows you to master the fundamentals, methodologies, and techniques of behavior modification so you help your patients and clients.
At the end of this Self-Study Certificate Course, you will be able to help your patients and clients:
- Understand the three main ways of modifying a behavior, why their own methods have been failing, and what will truly make a difference for them.
- Identify their main barriers, transform them into assets, and make their assets work even better for them.
- Identify the fastest and easiest ways to make changes in their behaviors, emotions, thoughts, and belief systems.
- Shift their relationships, adjust their habits, results, and reshape their identity.
- Move from a Suffering State of Awareness to an Empowering State of Awareness.
Here’s What Attendees Have to Say about SWEET Webinars:
"The webinars are thorough and well-paced. The interactive design ensures engagement during the webinar for a deeper learning experience. Even though participants can't see each other, I feel a sense of community the way Mardoche Sidor uses the comments in the chat box and responds and reflects them back to us."
- Jessica, LMSW
"Karen, I took your class on burnout the other day. I have to say, I was surprised when the feelings were so strong. Through your process, I let go of the feelings of frustration and the next day my Director complimented me on my energy! Thanks."
- Caroline, LCSW-R [Email Communication]
"Mardoche's knowledge is imparted with wisdom and care. The warm, caring environment is conducive to learning. The Socratic Method of learning is ideal! I've never retained so much information without actively studying."
- Marie, LCSW
"Informative, relevant, excellent learning environment; facilitator was knowledgeable and respectful. Easily accessible. I registered for the webinar 15 minutes before it started and had no difficulty getting onto the platform."
- Jamie, LCSW
"It's always good to further hone skills to make work more accurate and efficient. Karen is a very effective facilitator; she has command of the knowledge and material, is intuitive to questions."
- Sonia, LCSW
There are a handful of states that the NASW does not cover because those states want to maintain their independent authority to approve, or not, providers and courses. In New York State, the Office of Professions controls the approval process. We are an approved provider by the NY State Office of Professions. In other words:
- In the State of New York, SWEET Institute is approved by the Office of Professions under Dr. Sidor Psychiatric Services as a CEU provider for social workers (#SW-0471) and mental health counselors (#MHC-0127).
- Our live and self-study webinars are individually approved by the NASW National CE Approval Program in 46 additional states. SWEET courses are NOT approved by the NASW National CE Approval Program in: Michigan, New Jersey, and West Virginia.
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Session 1: Behavioral Modification: Behavioral Plans that Work
Session 2: How to Make Unhelpful Habits Impossible
Session 3: More Results with Less Effort in Behavioral Change
Session 4: Rules to Go By in Behavioral Modification
Session 5: Beliefs and Pitfalls to Avoid
Session 6: The How's of the Do's and Don'ts
Session 7: Practical Steps in Behavioral Modification
Session 8: The Secrets of Behavioral Changes
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Your Facilitator and Co-Facilitator
Mardoche Sidor, MD
Mardoche Sidor, MD is a Harvard-trained Quadruple Board Certified Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, School of Physicians and Surgeons, trained in and taught all major psychotherapeutic modalities, including and not limiting to CBT, DBT, Family Systems, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. He is also the author of 3 books including Journey to Empowerment; Discovering Your Worth; and The Power of Faith. Dr. Sidor has worked both as a primary care physician and Medical director in three different settings, including a Chief Medical Officer of Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES). He is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute.
Karen Dubin-McKnight, PhD, LCSW
Karen Dubin-McKnight, PhD, LCSW is a Columbia-trained Social Worker with wide clinical, teaching, and supervision experience. She also has a background in management, mentorship, and leadership that spans over 20 years. Her added passion is in advocacy and coaching. She has previously held Executive-Level positions and is currently Adjunct Faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work and Adelphi University School of Social Work. She maintains a private practice, working with individuals who have experienced loss and trauma, and also provides clinical supervision and management training. She is also a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute.
"The entire experience was helpful, and gave me tips on how to self care that I can share with my colleagues and clients. I am so grateful to be a part of SWEET. It is educational, well presented, and I learn something new or forgotten with every webinar that I attend. Dr. Sidor has a way of teaching that makes it enjoyable. That is a gift rarely seen in someone so brilliant."
– Vilma, LCSW-R
"SWEET offers a special way of presenting the information. We are so engaged in the process. It is such an enjoyable way to learn. Karen sharing her experiences with clients. Very memorable and educational. The entire process was wonderful. Loved this presentation. Very informative. Love being a SWEET member. Best decision I have ever made!"
– Michelle, LCSW-R
"I thought the presentation was well thought out and organized, and I thought the presenter was excellent in conveying the course material. The course was valuable to me in my work with clients who experience anxiety because it gave me a structured framework to work from and some tangible techniques to use."
– Caren, LCSW
"There was a lot of practical material I can implement with my clients. The facilitator was excellent, covering a lot, and interactive with the participants actively. The clarity and usefulness of how to get unstuck, both clients and therapists, the role play. I felt welcomed, and my personal questions regarding technical aspects of the webinar were answered quickly. Great way to spend 2 hours productively, without feeling rushed."
– Rachel, LCSW-R
"Very informative and personable. I felt like I was in an actual classroom. I loved it. The tools that were offered to use with my patients. It is so helpful. I felt at my wits end when working with clients suffering with anxiety; now I have new tools."
– Denise, LCSW
"I found it to be captivating and engaging. I also found that it provided techniques to actually use. Whereas other trainings do brief overviews and do not offer much to take away, this was great. I also loved how people's questions were answered, and how even though it was virtual, people were engaged."
– Megan, LMSW
97% of SWEET course attendees feel that the courses give them practical information they can use in their everyday life