Evidence-Based Steps To Effective Management Of Complex Cases

Evidence-Based Steps To Effective Management Of Complex Cases

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Learn clear, concise, evidence-based strategies and interventions to immediately resolve problems with challenging and complex client presentations  before they lead to negative treatment outcomes which include:


  • Premature termination
  • Treatment noncompliance
  • “Acting out” behaviours
  • In-session power struggles
  • Clinician burnout
  • Secondary traumatization

This high energy seminar focuses on discussing a simple and comprehensive system for assessing clinically complex client populations, such as clients with history of trauma, abuse/trauma perpetrators, personality disordered clients, substance abusers and behaviour disordered clients.


Utilize simple, comprehensive tools to quickly assess problem dynamics, enhance treatment plans, use proven interventions for responding to clients and move the therapeutic interaction toward positive change.  Derived from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, mindfulness and the latest techniques from our new understanding of neuroscience, you will discover and implement an effective system for understanding these difficult “tug of war” interactions with your most difficult clients.


Through the use of compelling case examples, video clips and practice of skills, you will be able to apply the skills from this seminar immediately to most clinically challenging situations.

  • Learn a simple, comprehensive system for assessing the most challenging client presentations
  • Develop comprehensive and effective treatment plans
  • Defuse problematic client behaviour patterns
  • Evidence-based interventions for resolving difficult interactions
  • A simple, step-by-step system utilizing proven strategies for
  • Problem exchanges with clients
  • Negative treatment outcomes
  • The therapeutic relationship
  • Maximizing clients’ treatment progress

Dr Mitch Abblett is a clinical psychologist, clinical administrator, supervisor and trainer. He has appeared on numerous regional television programs in USA, and has written in professional periodicals regarding children’s mental health needs. Dr. Abblett also works as the Clinical Director of Judge Baker Children’s Center’s Manville School, a well-established therapeutic day school for special education children with significant learning, emotional and behavioural challenges.


In addition to his work with emotionally/behaviourally disordered children, Dr. Abblett has also worked with a variety of populations presenting difficult behaviour patterns (aggression, trauma reactivity, combat veterans, sexual perpetration, and addiction). Dr. Abblett has conducted numerous trainings regarding clinical work with difficult populations, and is a dynamic, engaging speaker.

This online workshop will give you instant access to 5 hours of video content, accessible via streaming on our website, as well as downloadable supporting materials. You can view the course content in your own time, there is no time limit on access.


A certificate of completion will be generated upon finishing the course and completing a short evaluation quiz. Please consult your professional organisation/association to confirm whether you are able to claim any CPD points/hours for this online workshop.