Therapy Tidbits – September/October 2018

New Online CE Course

Therapy Tidbits – September/October 2018Therapy Tidbits – September/October 2018 is a new 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the September/October 2018 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep psychologists (and other mental health professionals) informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are:

  • Preexisting Conditions Dominate Health Care Discussions – A look at short term limited duration insurance plans (STLDI’s) and Affordable Care Act insurance in light of recent events.
  • Landmark Changes on Horizon for Psych Testing – Discusses the upcoming changes to the psychological and neuropsychological testing codes and how they will affect psychologists.
  • What Happens Next? Confidentiality after Death – Considers the legality and ethical issues of sharing confidential client records after a patient’s death.
  • Nutrition Studies Can Aid Clinical Psychologists – Highlights the importance of nutrition to help prevent and treat mental health issues and introduces the ‘Center for Nutritional Psychology.’
  • ‘13 Reasons Why’ Can Spark Useful Discussions – Discusses how the controversial Netflix show can be used to positively help patients and the wider public.
  • Challenges Facing Today’s Latino Community – Discusses the ways in which practitioners can help both documented and undocumented members of the Latino community, without becoming embroiled with political or legal factors.
  • Variety Can Help ECPs Avoid Burnout – Offers strategies that can be used in conjunction with self-care that may help psychologists avoid burnout and fatigue.
  • Why are African Americans Reluctant to Seek Therapy? – Describes the barriers associated with African Americans seeking mental health treatment.
  • Model Pre-Emptive Family Therapy Intervention Proposed for Parents and Teens – Provides recommendations for establishing a reward-punishment contingency system to reduce misunderstandings, manipulations, and possible ensuing conflicts between family members.

Course #11-22 | 2018 | 20 pages | 10 posttest questions

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Our online courses provide instant access to the course materials and CE test. 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. Have a question? Contact us. We’re here to help!

Professional Development Resources is a nonprofit educational corporation 501(c)(3) organized in 1992. We are approved to sponsor continuing education by the American Psychological Association (APA); the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC); the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB); the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA); the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR); the Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy; the Florida Boards of Social Work, Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology & School Psychology, Dietetics & Nutrition, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and Occupational Therapy Practice; the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & MFT Board and Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; the South Carolina Board of Professional Counselors & MFTs; the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists and State Board of Social Worker Examiners; and are CE Broker compliant (all courses are reported within a few days of completion).

Target Audience: PsychologistsCounselorsSocial WorkersMarriage & Family Therapist (MFTs)Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs)Occupational Therapists (OTs)Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs)School Psychologists, and Teachers

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