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Psychotherapy Practice Tips, Part 1

The National Psychologist; Thomas W. White, PhD

CE Credit: 2 Hours

Target Audience: Psychology CE | Counseling CE | Social Work CE | Marriage & Family Therapy CE

Learning Level: Intermediate

Course Type: Online

Course Abstract

Psychotherapy Practice Tips, Part 1 is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that addresses a variety of brief clinical topics in the form of 15 archived articles from The National Psychologist. Topics include:
  • Anger, violence and radical ideologies: mental illness or different beliefs?
  • Psychopathy important to understand in clinical practice
  • Is marijuana an appropriate treatment for ADD/ADHD?
  • Internet pornography addiction cause discomfort to some therapists
  • Talking to lifers, dilemmas and opportunities
  • Are mad and genius peas in the same pod?
  • Mad and genius are separate states of mind
  • Complex traumatic stress disorders in a general practice setting
  • Better serving victims of sexual assault
  • Using mindful affirmations in clinical practice
  • Army to train its own in positive psychology
  • Health redefined by National Academies of Practice
  • Encouraging a psychotropic medication evaluation
  • Latino immigration: Humanizing communities and unifying voices
  • The impact of learning disabilities on the self

Closeout Course #20-67 | 2012 | 28 pages | 15 posttest questions 

Learning Objectives

1.Differentiate between mental illness and different beliefs in radical ideologies
2.List causes of therapist discomfort with internet pornography addiction
3.Identify similarities and differences between madness and genius
4.Describe the complications of clinical work with victims of complex PTSD
5.Name ways to better serve victims of sexual assault
6.Identify techniques for using mindful affirmations in clinical practice
7.Describe the impact of learning disabilities on the self
CE INFORMATION

Professional Development Resources, #1046, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Professional Development Resources maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 6/12/2019 - 6/12/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 2 clinical continuing education credits.

Professional Development Resources is also approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling (Provider #BAP346); the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board (Provider #RCST100501); and the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (#5678).

COURSE DIRECTIONS

This online course provides instant access to the course materials (PDF download) and CE test. After enrolling, click on My Account and scroll down to My Active Courses. From here you’ll see links to download/print the course materials and take the CE test (you can print the test to mark your answers on it while reading the course document).

Successful completion of the online CE test (80% required to pass, 3 chances to take) and course evaluation are required to earn a certificate of completion. Click here to learn more.

About the Author(s)

The National Psychologist is a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep psychologists informed about practice issues. Contributions and letters are invited. The editor reserves the right to edit articles and submissions for clarity and/or to meet specific space limitations. Publication staff is not responsible for opinions or facts in bylined articles.

Disclosure:

Financial: The content for this course was published by The National Psychologist.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.


 
Thomas W. White, PhD, is a principal with Training and Consulting Services, Shawnee Mission, KS. He retired as regional administrator of psychology services from the Federal Bureau of Prisons and now provides a variety of professional training, consulting and litigation support services in the public and private sector. He is the author of How to Identify Suicidal People and may be contacted through his website at http://www.suicideconsultant.com/.

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