Psychiatric Emergencies and Our Clients - 2nd Edition (Self-Study)



The types of outcomes our clients have been having in their lives are less than satisfactory. The limited support that is present for us, clinicians, for agencies, and for agency leaders in our field is less sufficient. And the psychiatric emergencies are being handled for our clients is less than humane. Would you like to start by learning what will truly work for your clients so you then feel truly empowered to start making a more meaningful difference?

If so, please join us now for this seminar on psychiatric emergencies

Hosted by SWEET Institute

Join us for this groundbreaking seminar

Learn and Earn 2 CE credits!

You are certainly ready to say no more to clinician burnout. You are certainly ready to say no more to red tape or the status quo that serve neither you nor your fellow clinicians, neither your clients nor your agency leaders. You certainly realize by now that you do not change a system by changing its current reality; rather, you change it by creating a new one and make the current one obsolete.

Join us now for this seminar on psychiatric emergencies.

What will you learn from this seminar?

  1. What access to care really is, how to help your clients accordingly, and how to help prevent misuse
  2. How to make best use of psychoeducation, how to minimize risk, and how to maximize safety
  3. How to best make use the concept of social determinants in health management, how to help contain waste, and how to truly champion prevention
  4. Identify what psychiatric emergencies really are, identify the ones that commonly jeopardize your clients’ treatment plan, and identify the related shortcomings
  5. Develop a deeper understanding of suicide, homicide, and violence
  6. Develop a deeper understanding of disorganized behaviors and inability to care for self
  7. Identify the types of coping mechanisms that work, learn how to reduce risk related to substance use, and learn how to best navigate resource utilization
  8. Learn the pitfalls to avoid when working with a multidisciplinary team, learn how to collaborate in a way that neither overwhelms you, nor jeopardizes your client’s care, nor leaves the other team members disempowered
  9. Learn how tailor assessment, formulation and stratification to the context of psychiatric emergencies
  10. Learn how to help formulate the most tailored follow up and long-term planning that truly works

During this 2-hour seminar, we will guide you through an experiential learning process where you will learn what it takes to help your clients, and how to implement that in daily practice.

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Who is this for?

This course is for any clinician invested in learning new or honing existing skills to be able to use in dynamic ways to support their patients and clients and to end suffering.


This course is eligible for 2 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Psychologists in New York State

For more information about CEU approval, please click here.

Format: Self-Study Online Seminar

Here's what attendees have been saying about SWEET seminars:

“The course was very clear and to the point. I completed the course registration with ease.- Dethomas, LCSW

“I am always glad that I have attended a SWEET seminar.” - Welsh, LSW

"I would recommend and I do recommend to all of my colleagues as each course is always so refreshing and engaging." - Jordan, LMSW

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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.

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