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Therapy Tidbits - July/August 2017

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Therapy Tidbits – July/August 2017 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the May/June 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:
Telebehavioral Health is Psychology’s Future - Promotes key benefits to telebehavioral health and practical considerations that should be made before embracing “Psychology’s Future.”
Suicide Prevention Drive Ensnaring Psychologists - Discusses the California Board of Psychology-sponsored Bill 89, which would require California psychologists to complete training specific to suicide risk assessment and intervention, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
Psychologists are Told Ominous Letters are ‘Just Educational’ - Scare tactics, or just “gentle” reminders? Insurance companies offer practitioners notice that their coding behavior is being scrutinized.
Treatment at Ontario Hospital Called Torture - An overview of a lawsuit filed against the Penetang Psychiatric Hospital for the use of objectionable programs in its treatment of serious offenders.
New App Easing Behavioral/Medical Integration - CareApprove seeks to bridge the gap between behavioral and medical patient data sharing.
Some Question Trump’s Choice to Lead Mental Health Services - Treating drug addiction with more drugs? Critics are concerned that is exactly what will happen under influence from the new administration.
Insurer Withdrawals Threaten More with Loss of Coverage - Illuminates a concerning trend in medical insurers that would likely leave individuals with fewer plan options, if any at all.
Taking on a Supervisee - An overview of best practice tips practitioners would be wise to consider before beginning a supervisory role of their own.
Cutting NIH Budget must be Opposed - Asserts that American healthcare “can’t afford,” a plan to cut the National Institutes of Health budget by twenty percent and that such a plan must be resisted.
Balance vs. Burnout - Each person’s balance model is unique to them, but having and practicing one that works is of universally great import.
African American Families, Diversity and Ethics - A navigators’ guide to traversing the complexity of African American diversity with integrity and effective professionalism.

Course #11-11 | 2017 | 18 pages | 10 posttest questions


Jul 01, 2027


Counselor CE, Psychology CE, Social Work CE



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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Paula Hartman-Stein, PhD; Dana Beezley-Smith, PhD; James E. Dobbins, PhD

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

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