TEAM UP: Defining and Refining Optimal HIV Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In this webcast series, members of the DAP Health team review key data and discuss their real-world experiences providing care for persons living with HIV during the COVID-19 pandemic. DAP Health opened one of California’s first COVID-19 clinics and hotlines to offer screening, testing, and treatment. Topics covered in this webcast series include: COVID-19–Related Complications in Persons Living With HIV (PLWH); COVID-19 Testing Strategies; Home Care for PLWH Diagnosed With COVID-1...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Grand Prix & Mediterranean Cruise: Exploring Medicine, Dentistry & the Mediterranean Healthcare Model

Barcelona to Rome on Crystal Symphony May 24 – June 2, 2022 Experience the 79th Monaco Grand Prix! Join PES for 9 nights to explore the splendors of the Mediterranean Sea while visiting sun-drenched harbors, discovering archaeological treasures, and experiencing the thrill of the Monaco Grand Prix, while sailing aboard the all-inclusive and award-winning Crystal Symphony! Hosted by Joann & Bill Chaney! This Seminar is planned for 12 Continuing Education Credit Hours. CME/CE Pro...
Professional Education Society

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides clinicians with practical guidance in understanding and using cognitive behavior therapy. The present-day popular psychological therapeutic orientation known as cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is a hybrid of three historical streams of influence: behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, and rational-emotive therapy. Problematic behaviors addressed during treatment are assumed to have been acquire...
Professional Development Resources

Improving Communication with Young Clients

Improving Communication with Your Young Clients is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that teaches communication skills for use with young clients and their families. Healthy professional and personal relationships rely heavily on effective and respectful communication skills. Professionals can benefit from enhancing their repertoire of communication techniques to improve the quality of relationships with families and children who have communication skills deficits. The compet...
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Overcoming Compassion Fatigue: Creative Self-Care Strategies

Overcoming Compassion Fatigue: Creative Self-Care Strategies is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines how to identify and treat compassion fatigue. Loss is a recurring theme in our lives, often disguised as change, rejection, or tragedy. A caregiver is often affected directly by loss when overly engaged and immersed in the consistent demands of tending to those in distress. Some of the losses might include sleep, free time, independence, and social connections. Thes...
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Dreams of Tahiti Cruise on Windstar: Treatment Considerations in Isolated Communities

Discover paradise in French Polynesia! Join PES for 8 nights to explore the best of the South Pacific with its crystal-clear lagoons, colorful coral gardens, lush rainforests, and Polynesian culture—while sailing aboard the 148-guest sailing yacht, Windstar Wind Spirit! This Seminar is planned for 12 Continuing Education Credit Hours. CME/CE Professional Seminar Fee: $695 Seminar Attendance Fee: $450 CME/CE credits, Certificates of Completion and possible tax deductible gui...
Professional Education Society

Executive Functioning in Adults

Executive Functioning in Adults is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides strategies to help adults overcome executive functioning deficits. Executive functioning (EF) is an umbrella term for the various complex cognitive processes that are responsible for cognitive control of thoughts and actions that are necessary to maintain goal‐directed behavior in pursuit of the attainment of future goals (Holst & Thorell, 2018). Executive skills allow one to organize the...
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Motivating Children to Learn

Motivating Children to Learn is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides strategies and activities to help children overcome their academic and social challenges. This course describes various challenges that can sidetrack children in their developmental and educational processes, leaving them with a sense of discouragement and helplessness. Such challenges include learning disabilities, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, behavior disorders, and executive functi...
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Strategies for Successfully Diagnosing and Treating Tardive Dyskinesia: Enlisting the Help of Caregivers, Improving the Lives of Patients

At any given time, roughly 1 of every 4 patients taking antipsychotics experiences tardive dyskinesia (TD), a debilitating condition characterized by involuntary movements of the tongue, lips, face, trunk, and extremities. Fortunately, effective pharmacologic treatments for TD are now available. However, it can be challenging for clinicians to assess patients for TD, keep up to date on new agents, and create personalized treatment plans that facilitate long-term treatment success. In this acti...
CMEology

The Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine -LIVE STREAMING

Comprehensive Education and Skills Development for an Integrated Model of Care The Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine will be held online this year, using live streaming, electronic Q&A, and other remote learning technologies. Live streaming sessions will be recorded, and will be available for registrants to view on demand for 60 days after the conclusion of the course. OVERVIEW Mind body approaches such as meditation, yoga, cognitive skills, lifestyle interventions and pos...
Harvard Medical School

Grand Arabian Gulf Cruise: Exploring Medicine, Dentistry & the Middle Eastern Healthcare Model

Pyramids, Petra & Glittering Skylines! Join PES for 17 nights to discover thousands of years of history and extravagant modern marvels with overnights in Luxor, Petra, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi offering more time for exploration, while sailing aboard the all-inclusive and award-winning Crystal Symphony! Hosted by Joann & Bill Chaney! Exploring Medicine, Dentistry & the Middle Eastern Healthcare Model CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals Thi...
Professional Education Society

Eastern Seaboard Cruise: Joint Medical/Dental Symposium Confronting Healthcare Needs

Fall in New England & Southern Charm! Join PES for 14 nights on a close-to-home east coast getaway with overnights in Québec City, Boston, New York City, and Charleston offering more time for exploration, while sailing aboard the all-inclusive and award-winning Crystal Serenity! Joint Medical/Dental Symposium Confronting Healthcare Needs CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals This Seminar is planned for 14 Continuing Education Credit Ho...
Professional Education Society

Captivating Caribbean Cruise: Symposia on Hospital, Palliative, Primary & Dental Care

Close-to-Home Getaway, Roundtrip Miami! Join PES and cruise the idyllic isles of the Eastern Caribbean for 14 nights in all-inclusive luxury. Rejuvenate and indulge while exploring the white sands and crystalline waters of a tropical paradise, sailing aboard the award-winning Crystal Serenity! Hosted by Dr. Thomas & Dr. Gabriella Miller! Symposia on Hospital, Palliative, Primary & Dental Care CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals This S...
Professional Education Society

Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare - LIVE STREAM

Strategies and Skills Development for Career Advancement and Leadership Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare will be held online this year, using live streaming, electronic Q&A, and other remote learning technologies. This Harvard Medical School professional development program, which sells out every year, delivers evidence-based strategies, skills development and education that help women at various stages of their healthcare careers step into and succeed in lead...
Harvard Medical School

Teletherapy

Telehealth is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides a literature review of teletherapy for psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers. The course highlights the benefits of participating in telehealth and addresses possible concerns or anxieties of using technology in therapy. Research and evidence-based strategies are used throughout the course to outline HIPAA challenges and inform regulatory compliance. Examples...
Professional Development Resources

Childhood Obesity: The Clinician’s Toolbox

Childhood Obesity: Clinician’s Toolbox is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores the epidemic of childhood obesity by examining the effects of high-fat, high-sugar foods, artificial sweeteners, and food marketing on children. We will examine the ways in which these foods alter a child’s metabolism, setting them on a course of weight gain, metabolic inefficiency, and obesity. We will also review how obesity affects children’s self-perception and sense of ide...
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Cultural & Behavioral Health Disparities Amid COVID-19

Cultural & Behavioral Health Disparities Amid COVID-19 is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that examines COVID-19 and other mental and behavioral health disparities among racial and ethnic minority populations. We address social determinants of health and their influence on mental and behavioral health outcomes for COVID-19. Research findings are presented to assist with the knowledge component of racial and ethnocultural responsiveness. We examine the mental and beha...
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Ethics & Boundaries in Psychotherapy

Ethics & Boundaries in Psychotherapy is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course intended to give psychotherapists the tools they need to resolve ethical and boundary issues and dilemmas that may be encountered in their everyday professional practice. Topics discussed include definitions of boundaries; resolving conflicts between ethics and the law; boundary crossings vs. boundary violations; multiple relationships; sexual misconduct; privacy and confidentiality in the age of HIPAA...
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Preventing Medical Errors in Behavioral Health

Preventing Medical Errors in Behavioral Health is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines the ways in which clients can be harmed in mental health practice, and the many strategies for anticipating and avoiding such undesirable outcomes. This course is intended to increase clinicians’ awareness of the many types of errors that can occur within mental health practice, how such errors damage clients, and numerous ways they can be prevented. Its emphasis is on areas wi...
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Mindfulness: The Healing Power of Compassionate Presence

Mindfulness: The Healing Power of Compassionate Presence is a 6-hour online continuing education (CE) course that will give you the mindfulness skills necessary to work directly, effectively, and courageously with your own and your clients' struggles. Compassion towards others starts with compassion towards self. Practicing mindfulness cultivates our ability to pay intentional attention to our experience from moment to moment. Mindfulness teaches us to become patiently and spaciously aware ...
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Florida Mental Health Laws and Rules

Florida Mental Health Laws and Rules is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that is approved to meet the requirements of a Florida Laws and Rules course as a license renewal requirement for Florida-licensed clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, and mental health counselors. It is required every third biennium after initial licensure. Content of this course will include excerpts from the relevant Florida statutes and Administrative Code regulating the practice...
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Gaslighting

Gaslighting is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course that describes a very widespread phenomenon involving an abnormal pattern of behavior, known colloquially as “gaslighting.” Gaslighting has been insufficiently studied and is rarely mentioned in classrooms, abnormal psychology textbooks, or medical literature, Yet, individuals in intimate relationships, in the workplace, in social media, in politics, and even in governments have displayed the behaviors of gaslighting. Our ...
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Applied Behavior Analysis for Autism

Applied Behavior Analysis for Autism is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides evidence-based behavioral interventions for the minimally verbal child with autism. The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) currently seems to be holding steady at one in 54 children (CDC, 2016). The communication challenges of these children are widely known and require specialized early interventions to overcome them. This course presents evidence-based strategies that can en...
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Building Resilience in Children

Building Resilience in Children is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that offers a wide variety of resilience interventions that can be used in therapy, school, and home settings. Health professionals are treating an increasing number of children who have difficulty coping with 21st century everyday life. Issues that are hard to deal with include excessive pressure to succeed in school, bullying, divorce, or even abuse at home. This course provides a working definition of ...
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Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Cycle

Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Cycle is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides clinicians with practical guidance in understanding and treating Bipolar disorder (BD). Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness that has seven different diagnostic types. It is a major affective disorder marked by severe mood swings (manic or major depressive episodes) and a tendency to remission and recurrence. It causes episodic pathological mood alterations resulting in extreme s...
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Anxiety in Children

Anxiety in Children is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE) course that focuses on behavioral interventions for children with anxiety disorders. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, it is estimated that 40 million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders. Anxiety disorders affect one in eight children but is often not diagnosed. Untreated anxiety can lead to substance abuse, difficulties in school, and depression. Professionals who work with children, includin...
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Executive Functioning: Teaching Children Organizational Skills

Executive Functioning: Teaching Children Organizational Skills is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that will enumerate and illustrate multiple strategies and tools for helping children overcome executive functioning deficits and improve their self-esteem and organizational abilities. Executive functioning skills represent a key set of mental assets that help connect past experience with present action. They are fundamental to performing activities such as planning, orga...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Screening & Assessment

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Screening and Assessment is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that summarizes proven approaches to screening, assessing and diagnosing ASD in children and young adults. Epidemiological studies indicate a progressively rising prevalence trend in the number of individuals identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) over the past decade. Yet, compared with general population estimates, children, and youth with mild to moderate symptoms...
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COVID-19: Picking Up the Pieces

COVID-19: Picking Up the Pieces is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines the effects of the pandemic and the challenges we face moving forward. This course will discuss the many aspects of COVID-19 that have affected us all, physically, psychologically, and economically. It will begin with a discussion of what pandemics are, and what differentiates COVID-19 from previous pandemics. We will then turn our attention to the psychological effects of a pandemic – from a...
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Clinical Supervision for Mental Health Professionals

Clinical Supervision for Mental Health Professionals is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE) course that will present research on the best practices in supervision of mental health professionals such as psychotherapists, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and social workers. As we discuss the various aspects of supervision, we will consider evidence-based research and guidelines as recommended by the American Psychological Association (APA), The Association of Ma...
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Psychological Effects of Shame

Psychological Effects of Shame is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that explores the emotion of shame and how it affects individuals. This course will teach therapists how to identify shame and the ways in which people try to avoid, ignore, and hide from it. Various topics will be discussed, including shaming about weight, parenting, incarceration, alcoholism, and shopping. Compensatory behaviors resulting from being shamed will also be identified. This will lead to an ex...
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Domestic Violence: Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence

Domestic Violence: Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course intended to help healthcare professionals maintain a high state of vigilance and to be well prepared with immediate and appropriate responses when abuse is suspected or disclosed. Domestic violence, in the form of child abuse and intimate partner violence, remains a pervasive part of contemporary life in the U.S. Its effects are deep and far-reaching. There is a special section o...
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Active Listening: Techniques that Work for Children and Parents

Active Listening: Techniques that Work for Children and Parents is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that offers a valuable compilation of practical and ready-to-use strategies and techniques for building children’s confidence and success by using active listening, one of the key components in developing and maintaining healthy professional and personal relationships. Without this set of skills, clinicians are likely to miss essential pieces of information their clients ar...
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Nurturing the Child with Special Needs

Nurturing the Child with Special Needs is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides strategies for healthcare professionals and parents to support children with special needs to manage behavior, sensory issues, and language challenges. All children need to feel a sense of belonging and significant in ways that elicit positive responses from those around them. Sometimes, a child with special needs can alienate others when attempting to have their unique requirements ...
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Schizophrenia: Understanding & Treating

Schizophrenia: Understanding & Treating is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides clinicians with practical guidance in understanding and treating schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a complex condition that is poorly understood by the general public and by many mental health clinicians, who receive little training on the condition. It’s important to understand because it’s the most debilitating and costly of all adult psychiatric illnesses. To start, we’ll revi...
Professional Development Resources

Ethics & Risk Management: Expert Tips 9

Ethics & Risk Management: Expert Tips 9 is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that addresses a wide variety of ethics and risk management topics, written by experts in the field. Topics include: Addressing Boundary Issues - Discusses the risks, benefits and ethics of boundary crossings and multiple relationships in therapy. Consider Risks When Contracting with Commercial Teletherapy Companies - Highlights some of the risks of working with these businesses and suggests some ...
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PA: Child Abuse, Recognition and Reporting for Mandated Reporters, 3 units

This course is jointly approved by Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and and the Pennsylvania Department of State. It fulfills the 3-unit requirement for training in child abuse recognition and reporting for mandated reporters under Act 31. PA CE Provider #CACE000044. Program #CAPR000042. For those in the healthcare professions, course completions are reported to the PA Department of State within 24 hours. This online course is for health...
ATrain Education Inc.

E-Therapy: Ethics & Best Practices

E-Therapy: Ethics & Best Practices is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines the advantages, risks, technical issues, legalities, and ethics of providing therapy online. E-therapy can be used to address age-old problems, such as how to reach out to those who might not otherwise avail themselves of psychotherapy services even though they are in acute need. At the same time, it is clear that many providers have embraced the new technologies without a firm grasp on the ...
Professional Development Resources

Human Trafficking: Identification and Intervention

Human Trafficking: Identification and Intervention is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that details the many facets of human trafficking as well as how to identify and provide intervention to victims/survivors. Human trafficking, commonly discussed under the two broad categories of sexual trafficking and labor trafficking, is a pervasive public health issue, both globally and in the United States. This course will examine the various forms of human trafficking, including...
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High Functioning Autism in Children

High Functioning Autism in Children is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides strategies to help children with HFA navigate the "neurotypical" world with success. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, as of April 2018, the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is increasing. This increase includes children on the higher end of the spectrum; those who have what is informally referred to as “high functioning” ASD. In this course we...
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IEP Goals: S.M.A.R.T.E.R. STEPS® Guide

IEP Goals: S.M.A.R.T.E.R. STEPS® Guide is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides a framework for writing legally compliant IEP goals. Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings give parents and professionals a chance to work together to design an IEP for children with learning disabilities who have been determined eligible for special education. The goals for academic achievement and functional performance set for each child are the core of the IEP. Goals r...
Professional Development Resources

Domestic Violence Update

Target Audience: This activity is designed for professionals at all levels and settings in the healthcare industry. Activity Description Domestic or family violence affects everyone, regardless of gender, race, education, profession, or socioeconomic status. Both abusers and victims come from diverse backgrounds. Health care professionals who focus on a single individual are missing the dysfunctional dynamics that sustain all abusive relationships. In the context of domestic violence, prof...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Gaming Disorder and Internet Addiction

Gaming Disorder and Internet Addiction is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines the controversial mental health condition of gaming disorder, and the broader concept of internet addiction. Parents, educators, and health care professionals have all expressed concerns about the proliferation of electronic devices and their negative effects throughout our society. Professional organizations have moved toward considering that the overuse of such devices may be diagnosab...
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The Psychological Effects of Ostracism

The Psychological Effects of Ostracism is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores the effects of ostracism in both children and adults. This course will explore the reasons why ostracism occurs – from feelings of moral superiority to differences in physical appearance, and even the idea that ostracism is necessary to insure social cooperation. We will then examine the ways in which ostracism leads to feelings of aggression, hostility, the tendency to endorse ext...
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Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that reviews the current literature on the medical, legal, educational, occupational, and ethical aspects of marijuana. In spite of the fact that more than half of the states in this country have enacted legislation legalizing marijuana in some fashion, the reality is that neither the intended “medical” benefits of marijuana nor its known (and as yet unknown) adverse effects have been adequately examined using con...
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Counseling the Criminal Mind

Counseling the Criminal Mind is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines the effects of mass incarceration and provides strategies for reducing criminal behavior. When events such as mass shootings, acts of terrorism, and familicide occur, one question we might ask ourselves is: What goes through the mind of the perpetrator? In attempting to answer this question, this course will explore the many factors that lead to criminal behavior, including traumatic brain injury,...
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Emotional Regulation: Teaching Children Calm

Emotional Regulation: Teaching Children Calm is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides strategies and techniques for helping children navigate their emotions. Emotional regulation is the ability to manage one’s emotions in order to respond appropriately to life’s inevitable ups and downs. It assists with competent decision-making, augments memory for critical events, and enables productive interpersonal relations. Inappropriate emotional responses are implica...
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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that reviews evidenced-based research for identification, management and prevention of cyberbullying in children, adolescents, and adults. Bullies have moved from the playground and workplace to the online world, where anonymity can facilitate bullying behavior. Cyberbullying is intentional, repeated harm to another person using communication technology. It is not accidental or random. It is targeted to a person with less...
Professional Development Resources

Effects of Digital Media on Adolescents

Effects of Digital Media on Adolescents is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores how the digital world is affecting teens of successive generations. It is becoming clear that the effects of the digital world are affecting each successive generation of teenagers in ways that are only now beginning to come into view. iGen’ers’ communication and behaviors differ from those that characterized the Baby Boomers, Millennials, and the XGen’ers. We now know that th...
Professional Development Resources

Therapy Tidbits – January/February 2019

Therapy Tidbits – November/December 2018 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the Nov/Dec 2018 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: 2019 Brings Overhaul of Testing Codes and Payment Changes – Discusses the new coding structure for central nervous system (CNS) assessments and conf...
Professional Development Resources

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