Therapy Tidbits – Winter 2020 is a new 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the Winter 2020 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent, quarterly newspaper intended to keep psychologists informed about practice issues.
The articles included in Therapy Tidbits – Winter 2020 are:
- Settlement Sought in Hoffman Report Suit – A brief overview of the Hoffman Report.
- Psychologists Can Play Big Role in Stemming Opioid Crisis – Outlines the ways psychologists can help patients who are opioid users.
- ASPPB Rolls Out EPPP-2 – Names ‘Early Adopters’ – Explains the debate surrounding adoption of the EPPP-2 test and notes which states and provinces have already adopted the exam as a part of the requirements for licensure.
- Managing Intoxicated Patients – Provides some initial education as well as an overview of several common situations and factors psychologists may wish to prepare for and consider in their professional decision making when encountering an intoxicated patient.
- Hoffman Report’s Flaws Should Be Acknowledged – Raises concerns over the accusations against military psychologists and the absence of evidence provided in the Hoffman Report.
- Psychogastroenterology Replete with Opportunities – Discusses the role of clinical psychologists in the management of chronic digestive disease.
- Integrated Care Requires Integrating with Treatment Team – Describes how psychologists can integrate into interdisciplinary teams to treat patients.
- Sexually Kinky Clients Present Ethical Issues – Considers the ethical issues that accompany treating patients who engage in kinky behaviors.
- Special Considerations Needed When Working with First Responders – Outlines the difficulties psychologists may encounter in treating first responders and provides suggestions on how to overcome the ethical challenges that may arise during treatment.
- Challenge ‘Diet Mentality’ to Treat Binge Eating – Offers an alternative to CBT for treating Binge Eating Disorders.
Course #11-35 | 2020 | 18 pages | 10 posttest questions
Therapy Tidbits – Winter 2020 is an online course that 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 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.
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Target Audience: Psychologists, School Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists (MFTs), Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs), Occupational Therapists (OTs), Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs), and Teachers