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Therapy Tidbits Fall 2020

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Therapy Tidbits – Fall 2020 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the Winter 2020 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent, quarterly newspaper intended to keep psychologists informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are:

Stress for Psychologists Piles up During Pandemic – Highlights the ways in which the pandemic has affected psychologists and stresses the importance of caring for oneself.
Sex Therapy Begins with Asking about Sex Life- Provides a brief overview of Sensate Focus therapy and Teyber and McClure’s Interpersonal Process Therapy for helping clients.
Minority IQ Scores Boosted to Enable Execution- Discusses the issue of boosting IQ scores for minorities in sentencing and briefly explains the outcomes of relevant court cases.
Increase in Financial Scams of Older Adults Creates Need for Expert Evaluators- Describes consumer fraud targeted at older adults and discusses Lichtenberg’s financial-decision tools to help inform capacity evaluations.
Skinnerian Steps Needed to Increase Successful COVID-Reduction Methods- Suggests possible positive strategies to encourage the general public to follow recommended safety guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Task Force Moves Ahead on Suicide Prevention Initiatives- Provides information on the efforts of the PREVENTS (President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End A National Tragedy of Suicide) Taskforce to raise public awareness and create new support systems and training in suicide prevention.
Picking the Right Marketing Practices- Offers advice on effective marketing strategies to grow your practice.
A Guide to Child Custody Evaluations and Expert Testimony- Highlights key points to bear in mind before becoming involved with child custody evaluations and expert testimony.
Finding Your Inner Expert- Outlines steps to finding your field of expertise as a clinician.
How Academia’s Misguided Efforts at ‘Diversity’ Education is Failing Students- Highlights the need to look at how cultural competency is currently taught in most universities and suggests how this can be improved.

Course #11-39 | 2020 | 17 pages | 10 posttest questions


Dec 31, 2032


Psychology CE



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The National Psychologist is a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep psychologists informed about practice issues. Contributions and letters are invited. The editor reserves the right to edit articles and submissions for clarity and/or to meet specific space limitations. Publication staff is not responsible for opinions or facts in bylined articles.


Financial: The content for this course was published by The National Psychologist.
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

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