Therapy Tidbits – November/December 2017 is a new 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the November/December 2017 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep mental health professionals informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are:
- MMPI-3: Revision of MMPI-2 or Marketing Hype? – This author considers the differences between the MMPI-2 and MMPI-2-RF, and the controversy surrounding the release of the MMPI-3.
- 136mph Winds and Psychology: Mix Well, Stirred but Not Shaken – An overview of how Hurricane Irma impacted psychologists and patients in the Florida Keys.
- Two APA Council Actions Need Members’ Attention – The author questions the APA’s commitment to transparency as they consider changes to current bylaws regarding membership dues and the publication of meeting minutes.
- More Changes Coming to National Health Plan – What happens to the Affordable Care Plan in light of Trump’s proposed changes?
- Laws Rules Vary for Telepsychology Practice – The author discusses the need for researching the ethical and legal guidelines before offerring telepsychology services.
- Working Ethically with LGBTQ Clients – Explores complications that can arise when treating sexual and gender minority clients and offers suggestions to help the clinician.
- Practicing from a Wheelchair – An author’s reflection on the positive and negative aspects of practising psychology when confined to a wheelchair.
- Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Clients Require Special Ethical Consideration – This article provides a look at why it is important to offer interpreters to HOH or deaf clients and the ethical concerns associated with it.
Course #11-13 | 2017 | 16 pages | 10 posttest questions
This course is sponsored by Professional Development Resources, 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).