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Therapy Tidbits - September/October 2017

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Therapy Tidbits – September/October 2017 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the September/October 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:
Practical Benefits Debatable for Geropsychology Specialty — Generalist vs specialist? This article examines which option may be a more sensible choice for clinicians just entering a modern practice setting.
Private Practice has Many Benefits but Also Pitfalls — Some important pros and cons clinicians will want to consider before “taking the plunge.”
Drug to Combat Opioid Addiction Not Widely Used — A recent survey reveals reluctance in practitioners to provide or dispense more, buprenorphine- a potentially less addictive alternative to methadone.
Price Transparency Movement Growing — This article looks into the concept of the "cost-unconscious" consumer; how recent insurance company practices have fostered these habits; and how those billing trends may be coming to an end.
Compulsive Washing, Contamination Fears: It’s not Just About Anxiety — OCD manifests in multiple subtypes and elicits an array of emotional responses from its sufferers. This article details a few key points to know about treating for it.
Is Consent for Treatment Informed? — A collection of important inclusions to review when composing your informed consent forms.
Protect Yourself from Ransomware — Explores common cyber-security threats and what can be done to mitigate these risks to your practice.
The Importance of Informed Consent — An answer to the question, “When and which elements of informed consent are required in the case of court-ordered evaluation?”
Social Media and Mental Health — Regular social media users receive a steady stream of emotional stimulation. But how does that make us feel?
Good Hearing Linked to Auditory Hallucinations — Hearing something that isn't there, or “making something, out of nothing?” This article discusses the interpretation of sound for what it could be, and not necessarily what it is.

Course #11-12 | 2017 | 17 pages | 10 posttest questions

Expiration

Sep 01, 2027

Discipline(s)

Counselor CE, Psychology CE, Social Work CE

Cost

14

Credits / Hours

1

Accreditation

APA, NBCC, ASWB

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Edward Zuckerman, PhD; Paula Hartman-Stein, PhD; Charles M. Lepkowsky, PhD

Keywords / Search Terms

Professional Development Resources Therapy Tidbits, The National Psychologist, Online CE Course, continuing education, online course, CE, CEU

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