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Therapy Tidbits – September/October 2018

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Therapy Tidbits – September/October 2018 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the September/October 2018 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep psychologists (and other mental health professionals) informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are:

Preexisting Conditions Dominate Health Care Discussions - A look at short term limited duration insurance plans (STLDI’s) and Affordable Care Act insurance in light of recent events.

Landmark Changes on Horizon for Psych Testing - Discusses the upcoming changes to the psychological and neuropsychological testing codes and how they will affect psychologists.

What Happens Next? Confidentiality after Death - Considers the legality and ethical issues of sharing confidential client records after a patient’s death.

Nutrition Studies Can Aid Clinical Psychologists - Highlights the importance of nutrition to help prevent and treat mental health issues and introduces the ‘Center for Nutritional Psychology.’

‘13 Reasons Why’ Can Spark Useful Discussions - Discusses how the controversial Netflix show can be used to positively help patients and the wider public.

Challenges Facing Today’s Latino Community - Discusses the ways in which practitioners can help both documented and undocumented members of the Latino community, without becoming embroiled with political or legal factors.

Variety Can Help ECPs Avoid Burnout - Offers strategies that can be used in conjunction with self-care that may help psychologists avoid burnout and fatigue.

Why are African Americans Reluctant to Seek Therapy? - Describes the barriers associated with African Americans seeking mental health treatment.

Model Pre-Emptive Family Therapy Intervention Proposed for Parents and Teens - Provides recommendations for establishing a reward-punishment contingency system to reduce misunderstandings, manipulations, and possible ensuing conflicts between family members.

Course #11-22 | 2018 | 20 pages | 10 posttest questions


Dec 31, 2028


Counselor CE, Psychology CE, Social Work CE





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Paula Hartman-Stein, PhD; Dana Beezley-Smith, PhD,; et. al.

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