Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness
Improving Cultural Competence in Substance Abuse Treatment
Codependency: Causes, Consequences and Cures
Deborah Day Poor, LCSW
CE Credit: 3 Hours
Target Audience: Psychology CE | Counseling CE | Social Work CE | Marriage & Family Therapy CE
Learning Level: Intermediate
Professional Development Resources (PDR) has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5590. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. PDR is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Professional Development Resources is also approved as a provider of online (home study) continuing education by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling (#50-1635); the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors (#MHC-0135 - Note: New York counselors will receive 3 continuing education credits for completing this self-study course); the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board (#RCST100501 - Note: Ohio counselors completing this course will receive 3 clinical continuing education credits); the South Carolina Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists (#193); and is CE Broker compliant (#50-1635 - all courses are reported within two business days of completion).
This online course provides instant access to the course materials (PDF download) and CE test. The course is text-based (reading) and the CE test is open-book (you can print the test to mark your answers on it while reading the course document).
Successful completion of this course involves passing an online test (80% required, 3 chances to take) and we ask that you also complete a brief course evaluation. Click here to learn more.
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Deborah Day Poor, LCSW, has been in private practice for seventeen years. She graduated Magnum Cum Laude from the University of South Florida and did her graduate work at Florida State University where she studied Family Systems Theory. She is the author of "Peace at Any Price: How to Overcome the Please Disease." Deborah says she became a victim of the "please disease" while growing up in an abusive alcoholic family. Like most adult children of alcoholics, she unknowingly recreated her past to give herself an opportunity to heal herself. She remains grateful for her recovery from co-dependency and continues to embrace the opportunity to help other victims of childhood abuse, abandonment and neglect.
Financial: Deborah receives royalty payments from Professional Development Resources on sales of her courses.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.