Practical Steps in Behavioral Modification (Behavior Modification Certificate Course - 2nd Edition - Session 7) (Self-Study)

Self-Study

SELF-STUDY ONLINE SEMINAR

Time to change your habits and start living in your power!

This is the seventh session in the 12-Week Behavior Modification Certificate Course.

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Here is a series of evidence-based practices mastered through the latest in neuroscience.

A 12-Week Behavior Modification Certificate Course with 24 CEUs

On how to help yourself, your patients, and your clients, change behaviors, habits, and hence identity; discover what's been stopping them; say goodbye to procrastination, and say hello to getting more things done faster, better, and while enjoying more of life.

Some of the outcomes will then include: improved health, improved relationships, improved finances, a more productive career, less burnout, and more work-life harmony.


“Human Behaviour is Incredibly Pliable, Plastic.”

- Philip Zimbardo (The Stanford Prison Experiment)


At the end of this Certificate Course, you will be able to help your patients and clients:

  1. 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.
  2. Identify their main barriers, transform them into assets, and make their assets work even better for them.
  3. Identify the fastest and easiest ways to make changes in their behaviors, emotions, thoughts, and belief systems.
  4. Shift their relationships, adjust their habits and results, and reshape their identity.
  5. Move from a Suffering State of Awareness to an Empowering State of Awareness.


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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.


HERE'S WHAT ATTENDEES ARE SAYING ABOUT OUR SWEET SEMINARS:

"Practical and useful information that I can immediately apply to my practice. Enjoyed the training via Zoom. Very well done! Thank you!" - Roxanna, LCSW

"Concrete steps to begin changing behavior, i.e. identify the effects of the behavior to one's life. The inclusion of Biology and Psychology as techniques to manage behavior. The Law of Little Things to help a client break down goals and be encouraged in her accomplishment." - Sharon, LSCSW

"The 3, 6, and 10 second, 2 minute, and overnight rules. I intend to use them all!" - Amy, LMSW

"Great energy from presenters, quick efficient delivery, many solid tangible takeaways." - Deena, LCSW

"The video was quite helpful in understanding what works and what does not work in helping ourselves and our clients to replace unhelpful habits with helpful ones." - Vilma, LCSW-R



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 Topics:

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

Session 9: Strength Awareness, Behaviors, and Habits

Session 10: Purpose, Behaviors, and Habits

Session 11: The 8 Sublevels of Awareness and Habits

Session 12: Success Habits through 5 Levels of Awareness

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Your Facilitator and Co-Facilitator


Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW
Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW

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 limited to CBT, DBT, Family Systems, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. He is also the author of 11 books including Journey to Empowerment, Discovering Your Worth, The Power of Faith. and, The Art of Living. Dr. Sidor has worked both as a primary care physician and Medical Director in three different settings, including a Chief Medical Officer of the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES). He is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute. His 11th book, entitled, NLP for Clinicians is now available to the public.

Karen Dubin, 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 more than 20 years. Her added passion is in advocacy and coaching. She has previously held Executive level positions, and two other directorships in different organizations. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work and Adelphi University School of Social Work. She also maintains a private practice, provides supervision, and clinical and management training. She is also a personal and executive-level coach. She is 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 our course attendees reported that they now have new skills to use in their everyday work

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Frequently Asked Questions


Do I need to attend all 12 weeks in order to get my certificate?
Yes. If you missed a week, you must do the self-study (recorded) class prior to attending the subsequent week. Otherwise, you risk accumulating gaps, which may, in turn, lead to an inability to use the model adequately to help those who come to you.
Does this Course offer CEUs?
Yes, CEUs are offered through this Course for all social workers throughout the United States, except the following three states: Michigan, New Jersey, and West Virginia. This Course also offers CEUs for all social workers and Mental Health Counselors in the state of New York.
What are your reimbursement policies?
Anyone registered for this Course through any of the three payment plans, and who wishes to withdraw, for whatever reason, is entitled to a reimbursement, with no questions asked other than for improvement purposes. The reimbursement will be minus the price of each single class attended by the date of wish to withdraw.
Is this whole Certificate Course at No additional cost for all SWEET Members?
Yes, the SWEET Institute pledges to make all courses available for free to all members who have continued to maintain their membership prior to 2021. We ask these members to please not pay for the Course to avoid the use of resources. If you are a member and are having difficulties to register for free, please contact us and do NOT proceed by paying for the Course.
How is this Course different from the other Certificate Courses?
Knowledge is not power - only knowledge that is properly implemented is power. In our CBT Certificate Course, we learn and master a series of crucial concepts, a number of CBT techniques and exercises, the process of substitution and its implementation, and the applied process of integration. In the Psychotherapy Certificate Course, we learn and master the full process of integration through exploration. And in our NLP Certificate Course, we learn and master a series of techniques, methodologies, and principles responsible for what makes anyone the best in what they do, and how to replicate that for ourselves, our loved ones, and our patients and clients. However, all of this will require a process; part of this process will entail some form of behavioral modification and unless we can help our patients and clients implement the art and science of behavioral modification, the implementation of what is available from those other Certificate Courses will be very challenging. This Certificate Course is conceived in this regard. It is also conceived in the spirit of providing all clinicians with concrete tools to help their patients and clients while going over the other Certificate Courses. This Certificate Course is a great accompaniment to all our other Certificate Courses, as well as a stand-alone certificate program.