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Therapy Tidbits November/December 2017

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Therapy Tidbits - November/December 2017 is a 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


Dec 31, 2027


Counselor CE, Psychology CE, Social Work CE





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Dana Beezley-Smith, PhD, Charles M. Lepkowsky, PhD, Anthony S. Ragusea, PsyD, MSCP, ABPP, et al.

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