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Paul Brasler, MA, MSW, LCSW


Paul Brasler, MA, MSW, LCSW, has been a social worker for 25 years. He is the Behavioral Health Addiction Specialist for Virginia Medicaid, where he conducts training and technical support for SUD treatment providers across Virginia. Prior to this, Paul was the head of Behavioral Health for Daily Planet Health Services, a Federally Qualified Health Center in Richmond, Virginia. In this role, Paul helped build a nationally recognized Medication Assisted Treatment Program.

Paul has extensive experience in working with people with substance use disorders, particularly adolescents and children. After finishing graduate school, Paul went to work at an adolescent residential treatment program, where he developed a treatment component for adolescents with substance use disorders. From 2003-2010, he was a senior clinician in the Chesterfield County Juvenile Drug Court and provided individual, family, adolescent group, and multifamily group therapies for adolescents with SUD.

Paul moved on to conduct psychiatric and substance use disorder evaluations (in adults and minors) in emergency departments in the Greater Richmond, Virginia area until 2017. Paul also served as adjunct faculty in the school of social work at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he developed a graduate course on substance use treatment.

Paul has been a PESI presenter since 2016, and he has presented classes on mental health emergencies, high-risk clients, and substance use disorder treatment across the country. His first book, High-risk Clients: Evidence-Based Assessment & Clinical Tools to Recognize and Effectively Respond to Mental Health Crises was published by PESI in 2019. His second book, on substance use disorder treatment, is currently in press and is due to be released by PESI in the fall of 2022.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Paul Brasler has employment relationships with the Department of Medical Assistance Services and the Bon Secours Mercy Health System. He is the President of Providence Consulting & Education, LLC. He receives a speaking honorarium and royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Paul Brasler has no relevant non-financial relationships.

High Risk Clients: Effectively Handle Five of the Most Critical Scenarios You’ll Face as a Clinician


Faculty:
Paul Brasler, MA, MSW, LCSW
Duration:
6 Hours 14 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Apr 18, 2018
Product Code:
POS049335
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Price:
$99.99 - End-of-Summer Sale - August 2022 Standard - $219.99

Suicidal and High-Risk Clients: Assessments and Interventions to Confidently Manage the Most Critical Scenarios in Mental Health


Faculty:
Paul Brasler, MA, MSW, LCSW |  Sally Spencer-Thomas, PsyD, MNM
Duration:
12 Hours 16 Minutes
Copyright:
Jul 15, 2019
Product Code:
CRS001326
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$199.99 Standard - $429.97

Suicide Assessment and Intervention: Today's Top Challenges for Mental Health Professionals


Faculty:
Paul Brasler, MA, MSW, LCSW
Duration:
2 Hours 44 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Sep 27, 2019
Product Code:
POS055565
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Price:
$99.99 - End-of-Summer Sale - August 2022 Standard - $219.99

Stimulants: A Hidden Epidemic


Faculty:
Paul Brasler, MA, MSW, LCSW
Duration:
2 Hours 46 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Oct 25, 2019
Product Code:
POS055575
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Price:
$99.99 - End-of-Summer Sale - August 2022 Standard - $219.99

Advanced Treatment of Depression and Mood Disorders: A Certification Training Course


Faculty:
James Phelps, MD |  Margaret Wehrenberg, PsyD |  Paul Brasler, MA, MSW, LCSW |  Terry Fralich, LCPC |  Chris Aiken, MD
Duration:
21 Hours 8 Minutes
Copyright:
Feb 24, 2020
Product Code:
CRS001354
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$199.99 Standard - $1,039.93

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