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Online Credits: 2 Abuse and Neglect, Not State Specific
This course is an overview of abuse and neglect and how to recognize it in order to report it and to provide treatment and safe haven for its victims. More...
Online Credits: 1 Addiction and the Elderly
The purpose of this course is to examine the prevalence of elderly substance use disorders. This is an often overlooked population by addiction professionals. The general goal  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addiction Counselor Ethics
Often it is assumed that ethics are innate rather than learned. While everyone has values and personal beliefs, maintaining professional and ethical boundaries is not inherent  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addiction Outcome Series 1
These brief review articles examine the reliability of a drug history questionnaire; guidelines in addictions; residential stays as predictors of re-admission; student assista  More...
Online Credits: 2 Addictions, Series A, Part A
This program highlights a variety of models of understanding and treating addictions, ranging from the traditional 12-step model, which is, in fact, cognitive behavioral, to s  More...
Online Credits: 2 Addictions, Series A, Part B
This program highlights a variety of models of understanding and treating addictions, ranging from the traditional 12-step model, which is, in fact, cognitive behavioral, to s  More...
Online Credits: 2 Addictions, Series A, Part C
This program highlights a variety of models of understanding and treating addictions, ranging from the traditional 12-step model, which is, in fact, cognitive behavioral, to s  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions, Series B Diagnosis And Treatment, Part A
In the Addiction Series B, the course presents new theoretical and treatment approaches to various addictive disorders. This course has the following interviews: Robert Ta  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions, Series B Diagnosis And Treatment, Part B
In the Addiction Series B, the course presents new theoretical and treatment approaches to various addictive disorders. This course includes interviews as follows: Linda C  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions, Series B Diagnosis And Treatment, Part C
In the Addiction Series B, the course presents new theoretical and treatment approaches to various addictive disorders. This course includes interviews as follows: Carolyn  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Adolescent Addiction, Part 1
This course is an overview of adolescent addiction and addiction treatment and examines topics including Substance Abuse and Dependence, Disease Concept and Progression of Add  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Adolescent Addiction, Part 2
This course is an overview of adolescent addiction and addiction treatment and examines topics including the escalating pattern of substance use disorders, signs and symptoms  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Art Therapies and Substance Use Disorder Treatment
This course explains what Art Therapy is and is not and how Art Therapists can be effective in helping clients with a variety of mental health conditions including substance u  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Client Engagement from 1st Contact
This course is about the importance of the initial patient contact and also has practical "how tos" for patient engagement from the first phone call. Keywords: Engaging Cl  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Compassion Fatigue & Helping Professionals
Compassion Fatigue is a problem for many helping professionals. This training explores the difference between burnout and compassion fatigue, the signs of compassion fatigue,  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Overview of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), an empirically supported treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) clients, eating disordered clients, adolescents   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Addictions: Drug Seeking Behaviors and Pain Management
This course examines drug seeking behaviors and how to identify such behaviors and is useful for both mental health and medical professionals. It also explores the complicate  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Eating Disorder Assessment and Treatment: MISA Adolescent Series
This course examines assessing for eating disorders and compares and contrasts Anorexia with Bulimia. Key Words: Addiction, Substance Abuse, Pain Management, Drug Seeking Beh  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Effective Discharge Planning
This course will explore the importance of discharge planning, the steps and activities involved in good discharge planning, and how to best utilize good resources to facilita  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Effective Treatment of Young Adults to Improve Outcomes
This course is a presentation that focuses on the current trends of emerging adult substance abuse and mental health problems. Additionally we will review recommendations to s  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Experiential Therapies for Adults and Adolescents
Training about how experiential therapies can enhance recovery for substance use disordered patients. Keywords: Addiction, Treatment, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Treatmen  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: How to Survive & Thrive in Addictions Field - Adult Addiction Series
This course addresses how to prevent professional burnout while working with patients in the addiction field. By learning more about the philosophy of the disease, profession  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Medically Assisted Recovery
This course will address Addiction trends particularly related to opiate dependence, the increase in the use of heroin and prescription medication, the difficulties in treatin  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Module 1 Unit 1 - Intro to Addiction
This course is Part 1 in an Addiction Series. This course is an overview of addiction and addiction treatment and examines topics including Substance Abuse and Dependence, Di  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Module 1 Unit 2 - Twelve Step Groups and Steps - What Are They?
This course is Part 2 in an Addiction Series. Twelve Step Groups like Alcoholics Anonymous are a great resource for support and strength for people who have life controlling i  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Module 1 Unit 3 - Relapse Prevention
This course is Part 3 in an Addiction Series. When working with addiction consumers, the recovery relapse needs to be understood in order to work with various prevention techn  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Module 1 Unit 4 - Customer Service
This course is Part 4 in an Addiction Series. This course covers Customer Service and how best to serve the clients for improvement as well as for a sustainable outcome.   More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Module 1 Unit 5 - Ethics
This course is Part 5 in an Addiction Series. This course covers Ethics and the treatment of clients. Areas covered include professional competence, values as well as the fo  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Module 1 Unit 6 - Interpersonal Interaction
This course is Part 6 in an Addiction Series. . This course covers Interpersonal Interaction Skills needed in treating the consumer. These skills are needed in order build h  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Module 1 Unit 7 - Behavioral Intervention
This course is Part 7 in an Addiction Series. This course covers Behavioral Intervention. With proper Behavioral intervention, the staff and the consumer can conduct proper  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Module 1 Unit 8 - Groups
This course is Part 8 in an Addiction Series. . This course covers the use of Group counseling and how best to use groups in the treatment process of the consumer. Key W  More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Motivational Interviewing - An Introduction
Introduction to Motivational Interviewing including fundamentals, beliefs, counselor role, client role, and strategies of Motivational Interviewing. Key Words: Addiction,   More...
Online Credits: 1 Addictions: Suicide and Substance Use Disorders
This course is an overview of suicide and how it relates to substance use disorders. Discussion will include drugs or choice and correlation to suicide, protective factors, r  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 ADHD: A Controversial Subject
In considering how best to address ADHD in children as a provider, you will likely run into considerable controversy. This course will review some of the long standing issues   More...
Online Credits: 2.5 Adolescence Part A
Dr. Bloch explains his model of conceptualizing acting out behaviors in adolescence, developmental difficulties, predictors of an adolescent's ability to use peer relationship  More...
Online Credits: 2.5 Adolescence Part B
James Alexander, Ph.D. "Adolescents in Managed Care" discusses the goals of the first session, the motivation phase of treatment, positive predictors of outcome, and the big  More...
Online Credits: 2.5 Adolescence Part C
Colin Pereira Webber, M.A. "Parent Loss in Adolescence" describes the coping styles of children who have a lost a parent, the difference between adjustment and internal proc  More...
Online Credits: 1 Adolescent Depression
This course examines two research articles written about adolescent depression. The first article, The Development of Depression in Children and Adolescents, present a develop  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Adolescent Depression and Suicide
The goal of this course is to provide information about the prevalence of depression and suicide in adolescents and to present some of the evidence-based approaches to treatin  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Aggression in Childhood and Long-Term Unemployment in Adulthood: A Cycle of Maladaptation and Some Protective Factors
This article examines the effect of early childhood aggression on long-term unemployment and examines the pathways through which such a relationship exists, e.g., aggression p  More...
Online Credits: 1 Alzheimer: Psychological Consequences of Alzheimer’s Disease
The purpose of this course is look at the impact of Alzheimer’s dementia on the cognitive, social and emotional well-being of the affected individual, as well as considers the  More...
Online Credits: 1 Alzheimer’s Disease 101
This course will present an overview of what we know about Alzheimer’s disease, including its effect on the brain, potential causes of the disease and a discussion of the typi  More...
Online Credits: 1 An Introduction to Brief Solution Oriented Therapy
This article provides an excellent and concise overview of brief solution-oriented psychotherapy. The author describes some of the basic operating assumptions, strategies, tec  More...
Online Credits: 1 An Introduction to the Culture of Safety and Assessing the Culture of Safety
Efforts to reduce the incidence of performance errors and improve patient safety in the healthcare environment have focused on redesigning work processes. However, errors con  More...
Online Credits: 1 Anger Management
A selective review of research illustrates how anxiety and anger increase vulnerability to illnesses, compromise the immune system, increase lipid levels, exacerbate pain, and  More...
Online Credits: 1 Are We Manufacturing Victims?
In this article, Tana Dineen, Ph.D., an active advocate for a greater scientific base to psychologys (including all behavioral health practitioners) pronouncements about behav  More...
Online Credits: 1 As the Pendulum Swings: The Etiology of PTSD, Complex PTSD, and Revictimization
As stated by the author - "During the 19th century, a picture was painted of trauma in which the focus was on pathologies of the victims, including notions of inherited "moral  More...
Online Credits: 1 Asperger’s Syndrome: Group Treatment
Our speaker, Geoff Magnus, takes a positive approach to his work with latency and teenagers diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. He has found that because of an early lack of  More...
Online Credits: 1 Assertiveness Skills v.2
This course presents an overview of what assertiveness is and is not, the traits of different behaviors, and why most of us fear being assertive; the importance of expanding y  More...
Online Credits: 1 Assessing Care Needs for Older Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
This course is intended to help clinicians from all backgrounds to take a holistic view of aging clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). It is hoped th  More...
Online Credits: 1 Assessment and Performance Improvement Accreditation Series
In this set of brief articles, the author covers several issues related to accreditation and compliance with documentation and performance improvement standards. The focus is   More...
Online Credits: 1 Autism Spectrum – The Personal Experience
This is course is for those of us in the behavioral health field who are likely to be taught or have been taught about the autism spectrum by professional providers and resear  More...
Online Credits: 1 Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Introduction
This course provides a very basic introduction to the Autism Spectrum Disorders for providers who have little to no knowledge of the prevalence, basic symptoms or indicators,   More...
Online Credits: 1 Bad Boys: Sexual Addition or Entitlement?
Sexual Addictions expert, Sharon O’Hara explains the difference between the outrageous sexual behavior of some noted powerful politicians and celebrities and the desperate beh  More...
Online Credits: 1 Batterer Programs: What Criminal Justice Agencies Need to Know
This report, a summary of the full-length study, presents basic information about batterer intervention programs operating throughout the country. The interventions described   More...
Online Credits: 1 Behavior Management: Interventions in Dementia
This course provides an introduction to the theory and principles of behavior management and the specific application of behavioral interventions in managing problem behaviors  More...
Online Credits: 2.5 Behavioral Assessment: An Overview
The following article is an excellent description of a comprehensive behavioral assessment and of a functional analysis of behavior. While the population focus of the article   More...
Online Credits: 1 Behavioral Health Advance Directives and Crisis Plans
This course provides an introduction to behavioral health or psychiatric advance directives. Participants will learn what behavioral health advance directives are, what infor  More...
Online Credits: 2.5 Bereavement in Early Childhood, Part A
The movie, Ponette is an absolute marvel. You will not need it in order to complete the test. Ponette is four years old when her mother dies in an accident. For Ponette, this   More...
Online Credits: 2 Bereavement in Early Childhood, Part B
A panel discussion with Froma Walsh, Ph.D., author of "Spiritual Resources in Family Therapy" and Robert Neimeyer, Ph.D., author of "Dying: Facing the Facts." More...
Online Credits: 1 Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents, Module 1: Clinical Presentation in Youth
This course reviews the AACAP’s Practice Parameter for the Assessment & Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder as well as more recent research on the prev  More...
Online Credits: 1 Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents, Module 2: Screening, Assessment, and Prevention
This course reviews the AACAP’s Practice Parameter for the Assessment & Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder as well as more recent research in order to  More...
Online Credits: 2 Borderline Personality Part A
People with Borderline Personality Disorder are probably the most challenging of all the patients most of us see. Showing a profound lack of integration of their personal iden  More...
Online Credits: 2 Borderline Personality Part B
Here, we explore the treatment of individuals with BPD and Borderline couples from the Object Relations perspective. A primary task of object relations treatment is to interp  More...
Online Credits: 2 Borderline Personality Part C
A history of self-mutilating behavior is one of the 9 indicators of Borderline Personality Disorder. Self-injury is one of our society's fastest-growing and most disturbing pr  More...
Online Credits: 2 Borderline Personality Part D
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a comprehensive, cognitive-behavioral treatment for individuals meeting criteria for borderline personality. Devised by Marsha Linehan at  More...
Online Credits: 2 Borderline Personality Part E
While understanding of BPD has been traditionally grounded in psychodynamic formulations, it has been become increasingly clear that BPD emerges from vulnerabilities in brain   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Brainscan, Dyslexia, Childcare
These articles describe how brainscans are being used to study learning and how those results may be translated to the classroom; debates concerning whether dyslexia stems fro  More...
Online Credits: 2 Brief Strategic Family Therapy
The Spanish Family Center (in Miami, Florida) needed to develop interventions to help recent immigrant Hispanic families' work together to deal with the stress of acculturatio  More...
Online Credits: 2 Brief Treatment - Volume III Part A
Understand Brief Treatment from a number of theoretical perspectives and treatment approaches. This course has the following interviews: Maria Corwin, Ph.D., BCD, gives an ove  More...
Online Credits: 2 Brief Treatment - Volume III Part B
Peter Sifneos, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Harvard, author of SHORT- TERM, ANXIETY PROVOKING PSYCHOTHERAPY, discusses his method: the criteria used in selection   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Brief Treatment - Volume III Part C
Michael Franz Basch, M.D., "A Psychodynamic Approach to Brief Treatment." The listener will learn about Dr. Basch’s developmental model for brief treatment, in which the ther  More...
Online Credits: 1 Brief Treatment - Volume III Part D
Matthew Selekman, M.S.W., "Brief Treatment with Difficult Adolescents." The listener will learn how Mr. Selekman works with difficult, acting-out adolescents in brief treatmen  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Bullying in Children and Adolescents
This course examines several aspects of ‘bullying’: definitions, explanations for its development, consequences to both bullies and victims and possible interventions. With t  More...
Online Credits: 2 Case Management, 01 Introduction
Starting with the perspective of the people being served, this unit examines the significant role of case management in the mental health and substance abuse treatment fields.  More...
Online Credits: 2 Case Management, 02 Models and Functions of Case Management: What Case Managers Do
Ties case management to people with complex needs. Presents goals, functions, operational activities, and different models of case management. More...
Online Credits: 2 Case Management, 03 - Who are consumers of Case Management Services?
This unit defines eligibility criteria for case management services including the federal and state definitions of mental illness, the dimensions of mental illness, and how me  More...
Online Credits: 2 Case Management, 04 - Mood Disorders
This unit will continue what was started in Unit 3, focusing on the Mood Disorders, including an emphasis on Bipolar Disorders and Major Depressive Disorders. We will briefly  More...
Online Credits: 2 Case Management, 05 - The Recovery Perspective
The recovery perspective is strongly supported as policy by the federal government and underlies several different approaches to providing mental health service. In this unit  More...
Online Credits: 2 Case Management, 06 - Listening, Communicating and Problem-Solving
Specific communication skills that underlie success in helping people ‘recover their lives’ are listening and talking skills. We briefly touched on these in Unit 5. However,  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Catharsis, Aggression, and Persuasive Influence: Self-Fulfilling or Self-Defeating Prophecies?
This article reviews the results of two studies examining the effect of procatharsis or anticatharsis messages on later aggression in the individuals studied. Results do not s  More...
Online Credits: 1 Challenging Behavior: A Model for Breaking Barriers to Social and Community Integration
In the effort to integrate people with developmental disability into the community, those with severely challenging behaviors require support plans that produce durable and ge  More...
Online Credits: 1 Chemical Dependency Treatment
These articles examine how Americas business community is coping with substance abusing employees; the criteria, methods and results thus far of home detox; and prison-based s  More...
Online Credits: 1 Children's and Adolescents' Exposure to Community Violence, Post-Traumatic Stress Reactions, and Treatment Implications
This article summarizes the literature suggesting that exposure to community violence, whether as victim or witness, is associated with high rates of post-traumatic stress sym  More...
Online Credits: 1 Classroom Teachers Ratings of the Acceptability of In-Class Crisis Intervention Services
This study examined teacher attitudes regarding the provision of in-class crisis intervention services and factors associated with these attitudes. Factors studied included va  More...
Online Credits: 2 Clinical Documentation: Improving Your Clinical Documentation
This course provides a sound conceptual foundation of the basic clinical documentation process. Based on professional standards, legal requirements, and auditor’s perspectiv  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Clinical Documentation: Customer-Focused, Outcome-Driven, Recovery-Oriented and Strengths-Based - Part 1
The goal of this course is to challenge your thinking about the clinical management process and documentation of that. Instead of seeing it as “paperwork”, a tedious requirem  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Clinical Documentation: Customer-Focused, Outcome-Driven, Recovery-Oriented and Strengths-Based - Part 2
The goal of this course is to show you and evaluate with you one design for clinical documentation that is intended to meet the needs for documenting medical necessity for thi  More...
Online Credits: 1 Clinical Outcome Series 1
In this series, seven outcome-oriented research articles are briefly summarized. Content includes the following: long-term outcomes of discharged state hospital patients, pred  More...
Online Credits: 2 Clinical Supervision Part A
"Dimensions of Supervision" - Russell Haber, Ph.D., discusses the dimensions of supervision from a systemic point of view: how the intellect, skills, emotions, and intuition a  More...
Online Credits: 2 Clinical Supervision Part B
"The Supervisory Relationship" - Drs. Mary Gail Frawley-O'Dea, and Joan Sarnat, co-authors of The Supervisory Relationship: A Contemporary Psychodynamic Approach, present "rel  More...
Online Credits: 2 Clinical Supervision Part C
"Deepening the Supervisory Experience" - Dr. Wendy Haskell continues and elaborates on the Relational Model of Supervision, discussing the "positioning" of the supervisor, wha  More...
Online Credits: 2 Clinical Supervision Part D
"Online Supervision" Dr. Allen Siegels began email supervision with a Psychiatrist in Germany who wished to learn about self-psychology. In the first part of this interview,  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Combat PTSD, Startle Habituation as a Model of PTSD, Traumatic Memories
The following content is available in this volume: (1) A description of psychological interventions used to decrease command hallucinations in combat veterans with PTSD-relate  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Patient Information v.2
The purpose of this course is to summarize certain, not all, regulations published in section 543 of the Public Health Service Act, and its implementing regulation, Title 42 C  More...
Online Credits: 2 Corporate Compliance: Understanding Your Role in Corporate Compliance v.1
Intended for the orientation and training of the nursing and clinical staff in healthcare organizations and facilities, this course will acquaint staff members with the genera  More...
Online Credits: 1 Counseling Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Clients
This course utilizes information from the American Counseling Association, the American Psychological Association, as well as research by well known and respected professional  More...
Online Credits: 1 Crime in the Schools: Reducing Conflict With Student Problem
This article describes the process and results of a student-based problem-solving approach to improving the safety of students and teachers in their school. Rather than ‘secur  More...
Online Credits: 3 Crisis Intervention And Risk Assessment
Crisis Intervention and Risk Assessment introduces the commonalities that are experienced by almost everyone in any type of crisis scenario. This includes the general stages o  More...
Online Credits: 1 Crisis Intervention and Verbal De-escalation
This course explores how to handle a volatile person or situation in order to minimize the chance of escalation toward violence or physical aggression. Topics discussed inclu  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Critical Issues in Psychotherapy, Part A
The overall theme of this volume is the treatment of difficult patients or patients in very difficult situations. The topics covered are Child Treatment; Gerontology; Personal  More...
Online Credits: 2.5 Critical Issues in Psychotherapy, Part B
Karla Clark, Ph.D. "Disorders of the Self" presents her model of conceptualization and treatment of the borderline personality disorder, and individuals with attachment diso  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Critical Issues in Psychotherapy, Part C
James Garborino, Ph.D. "Children who Kill," author of Lost Boys, discusses the reasons for the emergence of aggressive behavior in children. He discusses why our society is t  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Critical Issues in Psychotherapy, Part D
Bob G. Knight, Ph.D. "Treatment of the Elderly" discusses methods of assessing older adults, how to complete a therapeutic life review, and how treatment of the older adult   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Critical Issues in Psychotherapy, Part E
Robert Yufit, Ph.D. "Manipulative Suicide Threats," distinguishing truly serious and dangerous suicidal intentions is a source of great concern for the therapist. Dr. Yufit   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Critical Issues in Psychotherapy, Part F
Stephen Shuchter, M.D., M.D. "Biologically Informed Treatment of Depression" presents his model for the treatment of depression, and the latest group of medications for depr  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Cross-Cultural Counseling In Disaster Settings
This article reviews cross-cultural counseling briefly and then summarizes some of the cross-cultural literature on disaster response. It focuses more on similarities across c  More...
Online Credits: 2 Cross-Cultural Evidence for the Fundamental Features of Extraversion
This article reports on several studies which examine the core feature of the extraversion trait. Is it sociability or reward sensitivity? Further, they examine the generaliza  More...
Online Credits: 4 Cultivating Positive Emotions to Optimize Health and Well-Being
In this article, Fredrickson presents support for her theories about the role of positive emotions in intervening with and preventing the negative aftereffects of negative emo  More...
Online Credits: 2 Culture Counts: The Influence of Culture and Society on Mental Health
This course documents the existence of striking disparities for minorities in mental health services and the underlying knowledge base. To better understand what happens insid  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Cyber-Bullying and/or Online Harassment in Children and Adolescents
This course examines bullying and/or harassment and recent research on the subject. This kind of bullying is known as cyber, digital or electronic bullying and is often refer  More...
Online Credits: 1 Demographics, Issues and Challenges in Older Adult Behavioral Health
The course provides an overview of the mental health needs of older adults and the barriers to meeting those needs. We explore strategies for meeting the challenges of providi  More...
Online Credits: 1 Depression Without Sadness: Alternative Presentations of Depression in Late Life
This article, written primarily for family physicians but potentially useful for behavioral health providers, identifies a number of alternative indications of depression in o  More...
Online Credits: 2 Detecting and Describing Preventive Intervention Effects in a Universal School-Based Randomized Trials
This article examines theoretical, methodological, and statistical problems involved in evaluating the outcome of aggression on the playground for a universal preventive inter  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Advocacy and Community Inclusion
This course provides an overview of the basics of advocacy, how to research community resources and match them to individuals’ interests, community relationship development, b  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Communication
This course provides an overview of the basics of communication, listening skills and effective listening strategies, verbal and nonverbal communication, communication disorde  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Crisis Prevention and Intervention
This course provides an overview of examples of different types of crises and coping skills, the three components to preventing a crisis, and guidelines for when and how to in  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Down Syndrome
This course presents facts about Down syndrome (DS), including its history, cause, symptoms, and treatment, common medical conditions associated with DS, laws protecting indi  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Educational and Career Support
As Direct Support Professionals, the educational and career supports you provide help individuals with disabilities develop academic skills, job skills, and life skills that t  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Effective Teaching
This course provides an overview of the basics of teaching, how and when to use a task analysis, the types of prompts used to support individuals with completing a task, and t  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Health and Wellness
This course provides an overview of supports to assist individuals in developing a healthy lifestyle and achieving optimal wellness, the importance of a balanced diet and regu  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Individual Empowerment
This course provides an overview of the benefits to making choices, methods for providing choices, and the elements of person-centered planning. Keywords: Direct Support, D  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Introduction to Direct Support
This course provides an overview of the causes and types of developmental disabilities, an explanation of responsibilities and roles of a DSP, the use of people-first language  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Job Management Skills for the DSP
This course provides an overview of the common causes and effects of stress, and healthy ways to manage stress; techniques for managing time by planning ahead, prioritizing ta  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Legal and Ethical Issues
This course provides an overview of the difference between law and ethics, an individual’s rights regarding confidentiality and legal guardianship, approaches to protecting in  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Observing, Reporting, and Documenting
This course provides an overview of how to observe signs and symptoms of illness or injury, how to recognize emotional changes in individual’s, the purpose of reporting and do  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Person-Centered Planning
This course presents an overview of person-centered planning, a variety of thinking tools that can be used to help structure person-centered planning, four common approaches t  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Personal Care
This course presents the importance of personal care in providing the highest quality of life for individuals with disabilities, how to provide personal care in a sensitive, r  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Positive Behavior Support
This course provides an overview of behavior and its motivators, the importance and types of assessments, the process of a functional analysis, observing and recording behavio  More...
Online Credits: 1 Direct Support: Risk Management and Safety
This course provides an overview of identifying risks to minimize harm to individuals; the DSP’s role during an emergency; tips for preventing poisoning, drowning, and falling  More...
Online Credits: 1 Disease Management
This series of articles discusses disease management in behavioral care, including biofeedback and depression, and new findings on addiction and the brain and the use of inter  More...
Online Credits: 1 Diversity: Embracing Diversity in the Workplace
This course helps you understand many different aspects of diversity in your workplace. It takes you to the next step beyond tolerating or just accepting diversity to embracin  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Domestic Violence I Part A
Rochelle Hanson, Ph.D. "Overview" defines domestic violence as involving a broad spectrum of abusive behavior and discusses the phases in the cycle of violence. Because man  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Domestic Violence I Part B
Brad Barris, Ph.D. "Anger Management" recommends a type of treatment for anger management closely related to cognitive-behavior therapy. He describes his theories of the c  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Domestic Violence II Part A
Diane Zosky, Ph.D. "An Object-Relations Approach" states that current approaches to Domestic Violence, which focus on the sociopolitical and the family system can overlook  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Domestic Violence II Part B
Robert Galatzer-Levy, MD, and Nancy Murphy, Ph.D. "Protecting the Victim" present the first steps for a clinician to take in working with a battered woman, and explains why ma  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Domestic Violence: Batterer Programs: What Criminal Justice Agencies Need to Know
This report, a summary of the full-length study, presents basic information about batterer intervention programs operating throughout the country. The interventions described   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Domestic Violence: Prevalence, Incidence, and Consequences of Violence Against Women: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey
This article summarizes the results of a national survey on men's and women's experiences with violence. It provides data on the prevalence and incidence of rape, physical ass  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Domestic Violence: Stalking - Stalking in America: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey
This article in brief presents data from the first-ever national study on stalking and addresses these and related questions. Since the data show stalking to be much more prev  More...
Online Credits: 1 Driver Safety v.2
The strength, growth, and continued operation of every economy is the consistent transport of goods and services. This essential element keeps roads and highways busy. With   More...
Online Credits: 0.5 Drug Free Workplace v.3
This course presents an overview of why substance abuse in the workplace should be a concern; the warning signs for identifying a substance abuser, the effects drug and alcoho  More...
Online Credits: 3 Dual Diagnosis Part 1 Version 2
The overview presents statistics on the frequency of occurrence and also includes major trends that have led to the increasing interest in the area of dual diagnosis treatment  More...
Online Credits: 3 Dual Diagnosis Part 2 Version 2
This course discusses the difficulty of co-occurring disorders, and introduces the concept of system “misfits.” Differences between substance abuse and substance dependence ar  More...
Online Credits: 3 Dual Diagnosis Part 3 Version 2
This course introduces the idea of an integrated treatment program and discusses the parallels that exist between traditional mental health and substance abuse treatment. Phas  More...
Online Credits: 3 Dual Diagnosis Part 4 Version 2
This course introduces the idea of an integrated treatment program and discusses the parallels that exist between traditional mental health and substance abuse treatment. Phas  More...
Online Credits: 1 EMDR and Thought Field Therapy
The following content is available in this volume: (1) A review of EMDR and Thought Field Therapy from the perspective of classical conditioning and (2) A presentation of a Th  More...
Online Credits: 1 Emergency Preparedness v.3
This course is designed for general audiences. The goal of this course is to provide information that helps increase employee awareness and knowledge of various emergency sit  More...
Online Credits: 2 Emotional Reactions to Chronic Medical Illness, Part A
This program is about chronic illness: an illness or condition that will not be cured, although we may get better and we may be able to maintain ourselves at a high level. In   More...
Online Credits: 2 Emotional Reactions to Chronic Medical Illness, Part B
This program is about chronic illness: an illness or condition that will not be cured, although we may get better and we may be able to maintain ourselves at a high level. In   More...
Online Credits: 2 Emotional Reactions to Chronic Medical Illness, Part C
This program is about chronic illness: an illness or condition that will not be cured, although we may get better and we may be able to maintain ourselves at a high level. In   More...
Online Credits: 2 Emotional Reactions to Chronic Medical Illness, Part D
This program is about chronic illness: an illness or condition that will not be cured, although we may get better and we may be able to maintain ourselves at a high level. In   More...
Online Credits: 2 Emotional Reactions to Chronic Medical Illness, Part E
This program is about chronic illness: an illness or condition that will not be cured, although we may get better and we may be able to maintain ourselves at a high level. In   More...
Online Credits: 1 Empirical of Brief Group Therapy Conducted in an Internet Chat Room
According to this article the purpose of this study was to examine group therapy procedures in an anonymous, password-protected Internet chat room. Comparisons of groups showe  More...
Online Credits: 2.5 Empirically Based Decision Making In Clinical Practice
In the words of the author, “Evidence suggests that while clinical practitioners generally value scientific validity, most clinical practices are not strongly supported by emp  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics I, Part A: Decisions Involving Therapist and Patient
George Stricker, Ph.D. "Self Disclosure" discusses his unique point of view on self-disclosure --- its meaning to the patient and the therapeutic relationship, and how to dec  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics I, Part B: Decisions Involving Therapist and Patient
Sandra Nye, MSW, J.D. "Patient/Therapist Relations" discusses the legal repercussions of any personal involvement with patients and/or their families, and why we can never, ne  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics II - Confidentiality Part A
The field of mental health and psychotherapy, no topic is the subject of as much concern and confusion as the topic of confidentiality. Does the therapist take the approach of  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics II - Confidentiality Part B
The field of mental health and psychotherapy, no topic is the subject of as much concern and confusion as the topic of confidentiality. Does the therapist take the approach of  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics III, Part A: Money and the Therapeutic Relationship
As bookkeeping requirements for payment increases and as the current reimbursement system becomes ever more parsimonious, sometimes unfair, and frequently cold-hearted, ethica  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics III, Part B: Money and the Therapeutic Relationship
As bookkeeping requirements for payment increase, and as the current reimbursement system becomes ever more parsimonious, sometimes unfair, and frequently cold-hearted, ethica  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics IV Part A Boundaries
There are many situations and traditions and practices in other forms of therapy in which certain boundaries are murky. There is a wide range of "boundary crossings" that are   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics IV Part B Managed Care
There are many situations and traditions and practices in other forms of therapy in which certain boundaries are murky. There is a wide range of "boundary crossings" that are   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics IX, Part A, Children's Issues
Child abuse and neglect result in five deaths every day in the United States. Against the feudal backdrop of children as quasi-property, there is always a tension between the   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics IX, Part B, Children's Issues
Child abuse and neglect result in five deaths every day in the United States. Against the feudal backdrop of children as quasi-property, there is always a tension between the   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics Series
A series of brief articles is presented. They address the following topics: the ethics of the term "patient compliance"; the challenge to ethics presented by managed care; org  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics V, Part A, Spiritual Issues in Clinical Practice
Many ethical questions arise out of the incorporation of spirituality into ones clinical practice. These questions range from the appropriateness of prayer in the therapy or c  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics V, Part B, Spiritual Issues in Clinical Practice
Many ethical questions arise out of the incorporation of spirituality into ones clinical practice. These questions range from the appropriateness of prayer in the therapy or c  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics VI, Part A, Chronic Medical Illness
In dealing with those who are chronically and/or terminally ill, one's ethical decisions truly can have life and death consequences. But now, the complicated interactions betw  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Ethics VI, Part B, Chronic Medical Illness
Margot Escott, LCSW "Medical Errors" explains why medical error training is important for non-medical health providers and discusses the most common errors that occur. Sandra   More...
Online Credits: 1 Ethics VII, Part A, Sexual Misconduct Overview
One would think, after all these years of having it pounded into our heads, that sexual misconduct—entering into a sexual relationship with our clients or patients—would be a   More...
Online Credits: 1 Ethics VII, Part B, Risk Management Mania
One would think, after all these years of having it pounded into our heads, that sexual misconduct—entering into a sexual relationship with our clients or patients—would be a   More...
Online Credits: 1 Ethics VII, Part C, Psychodynamic Understandings
One would think, after all these years of having it pounded into our heads, that sexual misconduct—entering into a sexual relationship with our clients or patients—would be a   More...
Online Credits: 1 Ethics VIII, Part A Repercussions of Sexual Misconduct
In the partner program to this one, Ethics 7, “Sexual Misconduct,” we explored the psychological and psychodynamic underpinnings of therapists who commit these severe boundary  More...
Online Credits: 1 Ethics VIII, Part B, Repercussions of Sexual Misconduct
In the partner program to this one, Ethics 7, “Sexual Misconduct,” we explored the psychological and psychodynamic underpinnings of therapists who commit these severe boundary  More...
Online Credits: 1 Ethics VIII, Part C, Rehabilitation
In the partner program to this one, Ethics 7, “Sexual Misconduct,” we explored the psychological and psychodynamic underpinnings of therapists who commit these severe boundary  More...
Online Credits: 1 Evidence Based Best Practices
Course examines Evidence Based Healthcare using four components: Research, Institutional Parameters, Clinical Expertise and the Patient Profile. This course gives examples   More...
Online Credits: 2 Evidence-Based Practices for Treating Individuals Experiencing Trauma and/or PTSD - Part 1
Certain evidence-based practices for treating individuals, adults and children, with trauma-related symptoms and/or PTSD have been identified and have been found to produce re  More...
Online Credits: 2 Evidence-Based Practices for Treating Individuals Experiencing Trauma and/or PTSD - Part 2
Certain evidence-based practices for treating individuals, adults and children, with trauma-related symptoms and/or PTSD have been identified and have been found to produce re  More...
Online Credits: 1 Food Safety v.2
Millions of people in the U.S. are exposed to foodborne illnesses each year, despite the fact that their spread is completely preventable. Information presented in this cours  More...
Online Credits: 7 Fools Gold: A Critical Look at Computers and Childhood
Computers are reshaping children's lives, at home and at school, in profound and unexpected ways. Common sense suggests that we consider the potential harm, as well as the pro  More...
Online Credits: 1 Foster Care, Part A, Overview to Attachment Theory
Recent figures show 513,000 children were in foster care in the United States and as many as 5.4 million children living with grandparents. In this program we explore the issu  More...
Online Credits: 1 Foster Care, Part B, Attachment Issues in Children’s in Foster Care
Recent figures show 513,000 children were in foster care in the United States and as many as 5.4 million children living with grandparents. In this program we explore the issu  More...
Online Credits: 1 Foster Care, Part C, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Recent figures show 513,000 children were in foster care in the United States and as many as 5.4 million children living with grandparents. In this program we explore the issu  More...
Online Credits: 1 Foster Care, Part D, Rebuilding Family Ties
Recent figures show 513,000 children were in foster care in the United States and as many as 5.4 million children living with grandparents. In this program we explore the issu  More...
Online Credits: 1 Foster Care, Part E. Sexual Abuse and Foster Care
Recent figures show 513,000 children were in foster care in the United States and as many as 5.4 million children living with grandparents. In this program we explore the issu  More...
Online Credits: 1 Foster Care, Part F, Psychotherapy with Psychologically Traumatized Children in Foster Care
Recent figures show 513,000 children were in foster care in the United States and as many as 5.4 million children living with grandparents. In this program we explore the issu  More...
Online Credits: 1 Fraud Control in the Health Care Industry: Assessing the State of the Art
This article describes the health care industry’s traditional approach to fraud control, the weaknesses of that approach, and the essential elements of more effective fraud co  More...
Online Credits: 3 Gender Competency: An Introduction What Does It Mean?
The goal of this course is twofold: • To get you thinking about gender competence and the breadth of information and perspective it requires of you • To provide you with exa  More...
Online Credits: 1 Genes and smoking, Ketamine-PCP-Alcohol trigger cell death, PCP overdose and abuse
Description: Content in this newsletter covers a number of physiological research findings, including the contribution of genetic factors to smoking, the action of certain dru  More...
Online Credits: 1 Genetic vulnerability; ADHD; MDMA; Dual diagnosis; pregnancy and prenatal care
Content in this newsletter covers genetic vulnerability to drug abuse; ADHD, its treatment and drug abuse; MDMA, teen smoking; drug abuse and mental disorders; pregnant drug u  More...
Online Credits: 3 Gerontology and Mental Health
As more and more people age or deal with aging family members, clinicians may be increasingly called upon to understand the behavior of older adults and to provide therapeutic  More...
Online Credits: 2 Grief Work, Part A
Mila Tecala is an internationally renowned expert on grief and mourning in the face of catastrophic events: In the wake of the events of September 11th, she worked with employ  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Grief Work, Part B
In "A Narrative-Constructivist Approach" Robert Neimeyer, Ph.D. knows about the trauma of loss and its aftermath from the inside out. In his compassionate work on coping with   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Grief Work, Part C
"AIDS Partners and Loss" - Dennis Shelby, Ph.D., BCD, is the author of If a Partner Has AIDS: A Guide to Clinical Intervention, he discusses his research with patients whose l  More...
Online Credits: 2 Grief Work, Part D
"Disaster Mental Health" - John Weaver, LCSW, is the author of Disaster Mental Health, he reports first, on his work at the Pennsylvania crash site and World Trade Center. The  More...
Online Credits: 2 Heterogeneity of Popular Boys: Antisocial and Prosocial Configurations
This article reports on a study of antisocial behavior and popular status among elementary and middle school boys. The findings suggest that highly aggressive boys can be amon  More...
Online Credits: 0.5 HIPAA Red Flags Rule
This course provides an overview of Medical identity theft and the impact it can have on its victims; the importance of keeping protected health information private and secur  More...
Online Credits: 1 HIPAA: An Introduction
This is a course that presents key information; highlighting Titles I & II of the HIPAA law. This course is targeted to general audiences who are looking to gain an understan  More...
Online Credits: 1 HIPAA: For Behavioral Health Providers
This course presents key information, highlighting Administrative Simplification and the Privacy Rule of HIPAA law. This course is targeted to Behavioral Health Providers who   More...
Online Credits: 1 HIPAA: For Nurses
This course presents key information, highlighting Titles I & II of the HIPAA law. This course is targeted to nurses who are looking to gain an understanding of HIPAA and how  More...
Online Credits: 1 HIPAA: For Substance Abuse Providers
This course presents key information, highlighting Title II and the Privacy Rule of HIPAA law. This course is targeted to Substance Abuse Providers. Most of the content in t  More...
Online Credits: 1 HIV 101: Everything You Never Knew About HIV Infection
This course reviews information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as well as other well-known and highly respected researchers in the field of Public Health, HIV infec  More...
Online Credits: 1 HIV/AIDS: Part 1
This course presents an overview of the description of HIV/AIDS; how HIV can damage the immune system; how HIV is and is not transmitted; ways to reduce the spread of HIV; the  More...
Online Credits: 1 HIV/AIDS: Part 2
This course presents an overview of the progression of the HIV/AIDS disease; treatment used for HIV/AIDS; epidemiology of HIV/AIDS; psychological issues an HIV-infected person  More...
Online Credits: 2 Human Rights, Rules and Regulations to Assure Individual Rights, Virginia Specific
This course will provide you with information about why human rights are important, and who is responsible for developing, enforcing and complying with the human rights regula  More...
Online Credits: 1 Immigrant Populations as Victims: Toward a Multicultural Criminal Justice System
This article summarizes a study that investigated whether the diverse cultural makeup of many communities requires the criminal justice system to modify its approach, particul  More...
Online Credits: 1 Improving Communication Between Clinical Psychologists and Primary Care Physicians
In this article, the authors "suggest a number of modalities for improving effective communication between clinical psychologists and primary care physicians to help physician  More...
Online Credits: 1 Incident Reporting-Will Need Organization Changes
This course provides information about why an incident report is used, when it is used, the steps involved in correctly documenting information, and how the report is used aft  More...
Online Credits: 1 Individual Differences and Debriefing Effectiveness
This article discusses the assumptions that emergency workers all have the same response to the trauma they may encounter in their work and that all should receive formal debr  More...
Online Credits: 1 Infectious diseases and the relationship of drug use to their spread
Description: Content in this newsletter focuses extensively on infectious diseases and the relationship of drug use to their spread. In addition, articles explore cocaine abus  More...
Online Credits: 0.75 Influenza Virus: H1N1
H1N1 (referred to as “swine flu” early on) is a new influenza virus causing illness in people. This new virus was first detected in people in the United States in April 2009.   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Internet and Mental Health
This course will introduce you to several of the multitude of possibilities for using the Internet in providing behavioral health services. Possibilities include providing th  More...
Online Credits: 1 Interventions
More than 23 million Americans are believed to have an addiction disorder, yet only 10 percent of those receive treatment. Many addicts come to get help through the process k  More...
Online Credits: 1 Intimidation in the Healthcare Work Place
Efforts to reduce the incidence of performance errors and improve patient safety in the healthcare environment have focused on redesigning work processes. However, errors con  More...
Online Credits: 2 Is Diagnosis a Disaster?: A Constructionist Trialogue
In Gergen’s words, ‘From a constructionist standpoint, our languages for describing and explaining the world (and ourselves) are not derived from or demanded by whatever is th  More...
Online Credits: 1 Knowledge and Perceived Risk of Major Diseases in Middle-Aged and Older Women
This article reports on women’s knowledge of mortality risks and their perceived general risk, personal risk, control, and preventability of coronary heart disease (CHD) and b  More...
Online Credits: 4 Listening to Prozac but Hearing Placebo: A Meta-Analysis of Antidepressant Medication
This article reports on a meta-analysis of 2,318 patients who had been randomly assigned to either antidepressant medication or placebo in 19 double-blind clinical trials. The  More...
Online Credits: 1 Major Depressive Disorder in Children and Adolescents, Module 1: Clinical Presentation in Youth
This course reviews the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Practice Parameter for Depressive Disorders among Children and Adolescents as well as more recent  More...
Online Credits: 1 Major Depressive Disorder in Children and Adolescents, Module 2: Treatment and Prevention in Youth
This course utilizes a case study as it reviews the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Practice Parameter for Depressive Disorders among Children and Adoles  More...
Online Credits: 1 Major Depressive Disorder in Children and Adolescents, Module 3: Evidence Based Practices
This course reviews the treatment option portion of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Practice Parameter for Depressive Disorders among Children and Ad  More...
Online Credits: 1 Managed Care
Intense frustration with managed care has led many practitioners to withdraw from the system. The speakers on this program discuss how to "manage" managed care. David Tennenba  More...
Online Credits: 1 Managing Stress Part I of II
This course is designed for general audiences. The goal of this course is to provide information that helps employees increase their awareness and knowledge of stress, stress  More...
Online Credits: 1 Managing Stress Part II of II
This course is designed for general audiences. The goal of this course is to provide information that helps employees increase their awareness and knowledge of stress, stress  More...
Online Credits: 1 Marijuana, Nicotine and Cocaine, Pain, MDMA and Steroids
Content in this newsletter covers recent research findings on topics such as withdrawal experiences of long-term marijuana users, abstract reasoning and treatment effectivenes  More...
Online Credits: 2 Marital Therapy Part A
From the point of view of the Scharffs, a couple is a system of conscious and unconscious intrapsychic object relationships. All the object relations theorists share the funda  More...
Online Credits: 2 Marital Therapy Part B
In “A Systemic Approach to Treating Couples with an Alcoholic Spouse” Dr. Michael Rohrbaugh, Ph.D. addresses from a systems perspective, alcohol problems are interwoven with t  More...
Online Credits: 1 Marital Therapy Part C
Frank Pittman, M.D. in “Infidelity” discusses how most therapists view affairs as expressive of troubled relationships. Quite to the contrary, Dr. Frank Pittman views affairs  More...
Online Credits: 1 Measuring Neuropsychological Change in Schizophrenia with Novel Antipsychotic Medications
According to this article, the recent introduction of second-generation antipsychotic medications has stimulated considerable interest in cognitive changes to pharmacotherapeu  More...
Online Credits: 2 Medical Errors and Safety in Behavioral Health
The focus of ‘medical error’ work and education has been on medication and other physical healthcare issues. However, there is much to be done in the behavioral health field   More...
Online Credits: 1 Medicare Part D Fraud, Waste and Abuse Prevention
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services known as CMS has released the 9th and final chapter for the Prescription Drug Benefit Manual regarding a program to control fraud  More...
Online Credits: 2 Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General - Executive Summary
This is the first Surgeon General's report ever issued on the topic of mental health and mental illness. The science-based report conveys several messages. One is that mental   More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Excel 2003: Level 1
This course will familiarize you with the most commonly used basic functions and commands within the Excel 2003 environment, including the Menu Bar, Toolbars and the Task Pane  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Excel 2003: Level 2
This course will familiarize you with the tools required to create, edit and customize advanced spreadsheets. This course teaches skills such as adjusting the many view modes  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Excel 2007: Level 1
Course Description: This course provides the steps to building a spreadsheet, working with data, and performing fundamental operations that are critical to maximizing user ex  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Excel 2007: Level 2
This course provides the steps to utilize formulas, name and manipulate data ranges, create charts from data, and audit worksheets for errors in Microsoft® Excel 2007. Ke  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Office 2003: An Introduction - Part 1
This course will familiarize you with the most commonly used elements and features used by all programs within the Microsoft® Office Suite 2003. Items covered will include wor  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Office 2003: An Introduction - Part 2
This course will familiarize you with the most commonly used elements and features used by all programs within the Microsoft® Office Suite 2003. Items covered will include op  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Office 2007: Foundations - Part 1
This course provides an introduction to the new user interface in the major Office applications and shows you how to perform fundamental operations that are common to all Micr  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Office 2007: Foundations - Part 2
This course provides more information on the new user interface in the major Office applications and shows you how to perform fundamental operations that are common to all Mic  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Office 2007: Foundations - Part 3
This course provides more information on the new user interface in the major Office applications and shows you how to perform fundamental operations that are common to all Mic  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Office 2007: Using the Graphics Tools
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, is it really? It’s up to you. Graphics for their own sake might simply clutter up a file and make it more time consuming to send   More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® PowerPoint 2003: Level 1
This course will familiarize you with the most common features and commands used while creating multi-media presentations with Microsoft® PowerPoint 2003. Items covered will i  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® PowerPoint 2003: Level 2
This course will familiarize you with some advanced techniques for working with Microsoft® 2003 PowerPoint to customize your presentations. Tips on files, graphics, columns, l  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® PowerPoint 2007: Level 1
This course will demonstrate how to perform procedures and how to utilize certain tools. This course will provide the steps to building a presentation and working with slides   More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® PowerPoint 2007: Level 2
This course will demonstrate how to assemble slides, deliver a presentation electronically, and print slides and handouts. Key words: Microsoft, Microsoft 2007, PowerPoint  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Word 2003: Level 1
This course will familiarize you with the most common features and commands used while creating documents with Microsoft® Word 2003. Items covered will include opening, printi  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Word 2003: Level 2
This course provides advanced techniques for working with Microsoft® 2003 Word documents, creating paragraph and character styles, inserting tables and formatting documents.   More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Word 2007: Level 1
You can use Word to tackle any project involving text, such as correspondence, reports, and more. Word’s versatile formatting features allow you to enhance your text documents  More...
Online Credits: 1 Microsoft® Word 2007: Level 2
You can use Word for any project involving text. Word’s versatile formatting features allow you to enhance your text documents with ease, and add additional elements such as t  More...
Online Credits: 2 Motivating the Adolescent Substance User for Change
Working with adolescents can be challenging in the best of circumstances. Even teens that come from supportive, healthy environments and are developmentally on track can be di  More...
Online Credits: 1 Motivating the Substance Affected Client for Change
This course will address practical and evidence-based methods for assessing the client’s readiness to change and ways to assist the client in moving forward with healthy chang  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Motivational Enhancement Therapy: Motivational Interviewing Plus Normative Feedback – A Brief Intervention
Brief interventions have been found to be effective in facilitating change in a number of health behaviors, especially in the areas of alcohol, tobacco and drug use. Settings  More...
Online Credits: 1 Motivational Interviewing
Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based practice, used in a wide variety of health care settings. These include substance use/abuse, mental health and physical health   More...
Online Credits: 1 Multiethnic Placement Act/Interethnic Adoption Provisions (MEPA-IEP)
This course will not resolve the ongoing controversies about the role of race and ethnicity in child welfare policies. However, it will assist states and child welfare agencie  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Multiple Personality, Part A
This course is comprised of the following interviews: Dr. Bloch gives an overview on the topic, beginning with the early work of Freud and Breuer. He tells us that the great m  More...
Online Credits: 2 Multiple Personality, Part B
This course has the following interviews: Richard Loewenstein, M.D. "Treatment of M.P.D." - Dr. Loewenstein, Director of the Dissociative Disorders Program at Sheppard Pratt   More...
Online Credits: 2 Multiple Personality, Part C
This course has the following interviews: Richard Schwartz, Ph.D. "M.P.D. and Systems" discusses his work with M.P.D.s using a systems method in which all the various "multipl  More...
Online Credits: 1 Naturalistic Weight-Reduction Efforts Prospectively Predict Growth in Relative Weight and Onset of Obesity Among Female Adolescents
In the author’s words, ‘Initial self-labeled dieting, appetite suppressant/laxative use, incidental exercise, vomiting for weight-control purposes, and binge eating predicted   More...
Online Credits: 1 Office Hazards v.2
This course is designed for general audiences. The goal of this course is to provide information that helps increase employee awareness and knowledge of common hazards and em  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Online Therapy, Clinical and Ethical Issues, Part A
Is seeing a therapist online an oxymoron? Though the idea of "seeing" a therapist online doesn't make immediate sense, e-therapy is most definitely finding its market. In 2000  More...
Online Credits: 2 Online Therapy, Clinical and Ethical Issues, Part B
Is seeing a therapist online an oxymoron? Though the idea of "seeing" a therapist online doesn't make immediate sense, e-therapy is most definitely finding its market. In 2000  More...
Online Credits: 2 Online Therapy, Clinical and Ethical Issues, Part C
Is seeing a therapist online an oxymoron? Though the idea of "seeing" a therapist online doesn't make immediate sense, e-therapy is most definitely finding its market. In 2000  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Online Therapy, Clinical and Ethical Issues, Part D
Is seeing a therapist online an oxymoron? Though the idea of "seeing" a therapist online doesn't make immediate sense, e-therapy is most definitely finding its market. In 2000  More...
Online Credits: 1 Organizing and Planning for Success
This course presents a discussion on the concept of success, and how organizing and planning can enhance your chances of being successful. In addition, this course focuses on   More...
Online Credits: 1 OSHA - Basic First Aid v.3
This course presents key information; covering basic first aid procedures, including hazard awareness and emergency response. This course is designed for general audiences.   More...
Online Credits: 1 OSHA - Bloodborne Pathogens v.3
This course presents key information; covering bloodborne pathogens, including protection, prevention, and reporting. This course is designed for general audiences, however,  More...
Online Credits: 1 OSHA - Electrical Safety v.3
This course presents key information; covering electrical safety, including hazard awareness, protection, reporting, and safeguarding for the future. This course is designed   More...
Online Credits: 1 OSHA - Fire Safety v.3
This course presents key information; covering fire safety, including hazard awareness, prevention, protection, and emergency response. This course is designed for general au  More...
Online Credits: 1 OSHA - Office Ergonomics v.3
This course presents key information; covering office ergonomics, including medical disorders and awareness, workstation arrangement, environmental considerations, and medical  More...
Online Credits: 1 OSHA: Hazard Communication – Your Right-to-Know v.2
Chemicals and hazardous materials are a part of everyday life for many workers. This course presents OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard or Right-to-Know law which aims to   More...
Online Credits: 2 Our Culture’s Psychology as Victimology
Martin P. Seligman was president of the American Psychological Association in 1998. During this time, he had a mission of focusing psychology and behavioral health away from i  More...
Online Credits: 1 Pain Management
Acute pain is adaptive and protective and usually abates with physical recovery. In comparison, chronic pain is defined by the persistence of pain beyond the usual healing ti  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Personal and Environmental Factors Associated With Physical Inactivity Among Different Racial-Ethnic Groups of U.S. Middle-Aged and Older-Aged Women
This article reports on a study of physical inactivity among different racial-ethnic groups of middle-aged and older-aged women. Variables explored as potential contributors t  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Peter Breggin's Counterpoint
Two articles by Peter Breggin, M.D. are presented here. The first, The Hazards of Treating "Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder" with Methylphenidate (Ritalin), reviews t  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Physical Health, Lifestyle - Nutrition, Exercise, Sleep - in Mental Health Customers
This course will explore the issues of health-related lifestyle and physical health in individuals with mental illnesses. Both physical illnesses and health-related lifestyle  More...
Online Credits: 1 Prenatal cocaine exposure, ethnic identification and drug use, cocaine treatment, gender effects of AIDS
Content in this newsletter covers effects of prenatal cocaine exposure, ethnic identification and drug use, cocaine abuse and treatment, gender effects on AIDS progression.   More...
Online Credits: 1 Presentation Skills for Webinars and Web Meetings
The Internet is fast becoming a medium for uniting a broad audience in a cost effective manner. Technology allows a facilitator the ability to connect to others across town, o  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Prevalence, Incidence, and Consequences of Violence Against Women: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey
This article summarizes the results of a national survey on men's and women's experiences with violence. It provides data on the prevalence and incidence of rape, physical ass  More...
Online Credits: 1 Principles and Practice of Motivational Interviewing Part I: Theory and Spirit
This course on Motivational Interviewing was designed for the learner to become familiar with the principles and grounding theory of Motivational interviewing. Through our con  More...
Online Credits: 1 Principles and Practice of Motivational Interviewing Part II: Techniques
This module will focus on the specific OARS Techniques of MI: Open ended questions, Affirmations, Reflective listening and Summaries. After we have reviewed these techniques,   More...
Online Credits: 3 Proactive Intervention
The chances of encountering agitated or aggressive behavior is becoming more and more commonplace in our personal lives, in our places of work, and throughout our society. The  More...
Online Credits: 1 Progress Note Documentation: Anatomy of a Great DAP Note
This training will examine clinical documentation and how to write an efficient and effective progress note in the DAP format. Resources and hints for writing a good DAP incl  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Project D.A.R.E. Update
Since its inception in Los Angeles in 1983, Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) has become one of the most well-known and widespread crime prevention programs in the co  More...
Online Credits: 1 Project Management Basics: Part 1
This course presents key information that helps increase your awareness and knowledge of the overall duties and responsibilities involved in project appraisal and planning. I  More...
Online Credits: 1 Project Management Basics: Part 2
This course presents key information that helps increase your awareness and knowledge of the overall duties and responsibilities involved in project implementation and evaluat  More...
Online Credits: 1 Promoting Customer Service for Internal and External Customers v. 2
This course presents key information that helps increase your awareness and knowledge of the overall processes involved in implementing and promoting excellent customer servic  More...
Online Credits: 1 Psychiatric Medications: Classes of Medication for Child and Adolescent
Because there is a great deal of media coverage, literature, and advertisements regarding psychiatric medications, organizing awareness of specific medication types and their   More...
Online Credits: 1 Psychologists and Family Law: What if the clothes have no emperor?
In this article, Tana Dineen, Ph.D., an active advocate for a greater scientific base to psychology's (including all behavioral health practitioners) pronouncements about beha  More...
Online Credits: 2 Psychology and the Internet
This newsletter describes potential clinical issues that arise concurrent with various styles of Internet use and examines the importance of professional involvement with the   More...
Online Credits: 2 Psychology and Work
This series of articles covers a wide range of work-related issues, providing a brief look at some of the research findings and current trends or issues. Areas addressed inclu  More...
Online Credits: 2 Psychosocial Factors in the Course and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
This course examines the effect of various psychosocial factors in treatment with persons with bipolar disorder. Presented in this course is an introductory article followed b  More...
Online Credits: 2 Psychotherapy Volume IV, Part A
This volume focuses on the topic of relationships--the intense relationship of patient-therapist; the marital relationship; children and parent loss; failures in and loss of r  More...
Online Credits: 2 Psychotherapy Volume IV, Part B
This volume focuses on the topic of relationships--the intense relationship of patient-therapist; the marital relationship; children and parent loss; failures in and loss of r  More...
Online Credits: 2 Psychotherapy Volume IV, Part C
This volume focuses on the topic of relationships--the intense relationship of patient-therapist; the marital relationship; children and parent loss; failures in and loss of r  More...
Online Credits: 2 Psychotherapy Volume IV, Part D
This volume focuses on the topic of relationships--the intense relationship of patient-therapist; the marital relationship; children and parent loss; failures in and loss of r  More...
Online Credits: 2 Psychotherapy Volume IV, Part E
This volume focuses on the topic of relationships--the intense relationship of patient-therapist; the marital relationship; children and parent loss; failures in and loss of r  More...
Online Credits: 2 Psychotherapy Volume IV, Part F
This volume focuses on the topic of relationships--the intense relationship of patient-therapist; the marital relationship; children and parent loss; failures in and loss of r  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 1, Part A
This course has the following interviews: Sandra Nye, J.D., M.S.W., discusses the legal repercussions of any personal involvement with patients and/or their families. Mark  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 1, Part B
Three of the four interviews on this tape were prompted by a survey that the Secret Service sent to a number of social workers in the country which asked them what they would   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 1, Part C
This course has the following interviews: David Phillips, D.S.W., BCD, discusses how to differentially evaluate the same clinical situation from a number of theoretical models  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 1, Part D
This course has the following interviews: Monica Oss, Ph.D., editor of Open Minds, a managed care newsletter, discusses managed care protocols-- which are the decision trees   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 1, Part E
This course has the following interviews: Robert Taylor, M.A. presents a quick way to think about assessing alcoholism. Carolyn Saari, Ph.D., author of The Creation of Meanin  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 1, Part F
This course has the following interviews: Arnold Levin, Ph.D., BCD, founder and President of the Institute for Clinical Social Work, in Chicago, discusses how providing psych  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 1, Part G
This course has the following interviews: Joe Palombo, M.S.W., BCD, founder and Dean of the Institute for Clinical Social Work, discusses the role of theory for the practicin  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 2, Part A
This course is has the following interviews: Joe Palombo, M.S.W., BCD, founder and Dean of the Institute for Clinical Social Work, discusses in-depth the underpinnings of a   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 2, Part B
This course has the following interviews: Eda Goldstein, D.S.W., BCD, author of Borderline Disorders: A Clinician's Guide, discusses her work with Borderline Personalities an  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 2, Part C
This course has the following interviews: Maria Corwin, Ph.D., BCD, gives an overview of the various theories and methods utilized in brief treatment, and the common elements   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 2, Part D
This course has the following interviews: Russell Barkley, Ph.D., noted expert and author of many books on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, presents the diagnostic cr  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 2, Part E
This course has the following interviews: Marlene Watson, Ph.D., discusses marital therapy with hard-to-treat couples. She explains how to break destructive patterns, how to   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 2, Part F
This course has the following interviews: George Stricker, Ph.D., author of many psychological texts, describes his unique point of view on self disclosure -- its meaning to   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 2, Part G
This course has the following interviews: Sandra Nye, J.D., M.S.W., tells us about managed care contracts and what to look for when signing on to provider lists. Stanley McC  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Psychotherapy, Volume 2, Part H
This course has the following interview: Karla Clark, Ph.D. discusses, through process recording, her work with schizoid patients--what makes them schizoid developmentally, h  More...
Online Credits: 1 PTSD and Suicide
Are people with a diagnosis of PTSD more likely to commit suicide or display suicidal behaviors? Recent literature and research on the status of PTSD as a predictor of complet  More...
Online Credits: 1 PTSD Part 1, Differential Diagnosis
PTSD is one of the very few psychiatric disorders that come under attack in almost every way: every assumption and theoretical underpinning is up for grabs. The criteria for P  More...
Online Credits: 1 PTSD Part 2, Malingering
In 1994, the newer edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual issued a warning about the diagnosing of PTSD: “Malingering should be ruled out in those situations in whi  More...
Online Credits: 1 PTSD Part 3, The Culture of PTSD
The understanding and treatment of posttraumatic stress has changed over the years, especially as between the 2 world wars, the Vietnam conflict, and the conflicts in Iraq and  More...
Online Credits: 1 PTSD Part 4, The Brain, Trauma and Medication
Posttraumatic stress disorder is characterized by symptoms that reflect some form of persistent reexperiencing of the original traumatic event. Possible symptoms of this reex  More...
Online Credits: 1 PTSD Part 5, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment
Trauma outcome studies have consistently found the most effective PTSD treatments to be cognitive and exposure-based therapies that focus on emotional processing of the trauma  More...
Online Credits: 1 PTSD Part 6, The Body Remembers
The goal of Babette Rothschild is “to inspire psychotherapists working with traumatized individuals to learn as much as possible about theory, tools and treatment so that they  More...
Online Credits: 1 PTSD Part 7, Engaging Survivors of Extreme Violence
Engaging them in treatment requires the therapist’s being able to have and convey the capacity to understand and tolerate the awareness of terrible, unacceptable events in the  More...
Online Credits: 1 PTSD Part 8, Resilience
Dr. Froma Walsh has developed core principles and values of a family and community resilience-oriented approach to recovery from traumatic loss when catastrophic events occur.  More...
Online Credits: 1 PTSD Part 9, Post Traumatic Growth
Bill O’Hanlon presents alternative perspectives on the development of trauma-related disorders as well as powerful new methods for their successful resolution. His approach i  More...
Online Credits: 1 Race, Ethnicity and Serious and Violent Juvenile Offending
This article describes the racial distribution of serious and violent offending among juveniles in the US. It provides a picture of the short-term national trends for offendin  More...
Online Credits: 1 Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury - Summary ACHPR Evidence Report/Technology Assessment: Number 2
Advances in medical technology and improvements in regional trauma services have increased the number of survivors of traumatic brain injury (TBI), producing the social conseq  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Responses to Nervous Breakdowns in America Over a 40-Year Period: Mental Health Policy Implications
Comparisons of the results of national surveys conducted in 1957, 1976 and 1996 found that Americans tend to report experiencing impending nervous breakdowns more often over t  More...
Online Credits: 1 Retired ~ Back Safety v.1
This course presents key information on back safety as an occupational hazard. Topics covered in this course on back safety cover medical disorders and awareness, general off  More...
Online Credits: 3 Retired ~ Baker and Marchman Acts v. 2
The Baker and Marchman Acts module consists of an introduction to both the Baker Act and the Marchman Act (also known as the Florida Mental Health Act Part I Chapter 394 F.S.,  More...
Online Credits: 1 Retired ~ Creative Problem Solving v.2
Have you ever been in a situation where you needed to understand or define the nature of a problem, think of some new ideas, or devise and carry out a plan of action? If so,   More...
Online Credits: 1 Retired ~ Crisis Intervention Teams: Working Effectively with Law Enforcement
This course will introduce the concepts of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) programs and their role of connecting the mental health and law enforcement fields. Mental health and  More...
Online Credits: 1 Retired ~ Disability in the Workplace v.2
ADA of 1990 covers most employers with 15 or more employees. It was created to eliminate discrimination against individuals with disabilities. One of its most important goals   More...
Online Credits: 1 Retired ~ Evidence Based Progress Notes and Record Keeping
This training reviews the recent literature on progress note keeping practices in order to help clinicians become better skilled at note writing. This training will review the  More...
Online Credits: 2 Retired ~ Global Assessment of Functioning Scale
The Global Assessment of Functioning Scale (or GAF, for short) is used as Axis V of the multiaxial diagnostic system of the American Psychiatric Associations “Diagnostic and S  More...
Online Credits: 3 Retired ~ Psychiatric Medications v.4
This program is an overview of psychiatric medications used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders and will cover categories of medication, therapeutic effects, side effect  More...
Online Credits: 1 Risk and Threat Assessment With the Adolescent Population
Assessment is a prevalent measure performed by mental health professionals, and because adolescents differ in their needs and presentation than do adults, special attention sh  More...
Online Credits: 2 School Violence, Part A
Who can explain the Littleton, Colorado and other tragedies in which children have been murdered by other children in their schools? And yet, as mental health professionals, p  More...
Online Credits: 2 School Violence, Part B
Who can explain the Littleton, Colorado and other tragedies in which children have been murdered by other children in their schools? And yet, as mental health professionals, p  More...
Online Credits: 2 School Violence, Part C
Who can explain the Littleton, Colorado and other tragedies in which children have been murdered by other children in their schools? And yet, as mental health professionals, p  More...
Online Credits: 1 Screening for Pain in Behavioral Health
This course presents the basic components of a meaningful pain screening process for clients seeking behavioral health care. Too often, screening for pain in behavioral health  More...
Online Credits: 1 Sexual Harassment for Employees v.3
Sexual harassment is a form of illegal discrimination that affects thousands of employees each year across the U.S. Besides being illegal, sexual harassment creates an unprodu  More...
Online Credits: 1 Sexual Harassment for Managers v.3
Sexual Harassment claims create major disruptions to an organization’s business. The resulting financial costs and damage to your organization’s reputation could be irreparabl  More...
Online Credits: 1 Sexuality and Aging
This course provides an overview of the sexual health needs of older adults. The goal is to provide a general understanding of healthy sexuality, while also identifying some   More...
Online Credits: 2 Sexuality and the Dual-Earner Couple: Multiple Roles and Sexual Functioning
This article reports on a study testing predictions about a couples sexual relationship based on older, scarcity models which assume that women with multiple roles as in dual-  More...
Online Credits: 1 Six Types of Sexual Addictions
Addiction is characterized by profound craving that so dominates the life of a person, virtually nothing can stop them from engaging in self-destructive patterns to satisfy th  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Sleep Patterns and Sleep Disruptions in School-Age Children
This study assessed the sleep patterns, sleep disruptions, and sleepiness of school-age children. According to the authors, it is one of the first studies to use objective sle  More...
Online Credits: 1 Social Media and the Clinician Part A
What do you do when you receive an email informing you that a patient wants to “friend” you? It sounds innocent enough, but unless you adopt certain privacy options available  More...
Online Credits: 1 Social Media and the Clinician Part B
What do you do when you receive an email informing you that a patient wants to “friend” you? It sounds innocent enough, but unless you adopt certain privacy options available  More...
Online Credits: 1 Social Media and the Clinician Part C
What do you do when you receive an email informing you that a patient wants to “friend” you? It sounds innocent enough, but unless you adopt certain privacy options available  More...
Online Credits: 1 Social Science versus Social Movements: The Origins and Natural History of Debriefing
"Data-driven objective assessments and systematic reviews of the empirical base of critical incident stress debriefing, especially as promulgated by founder, J.T. Mitchell, ar  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Solution Focused Brief Therapy
The focus of this course will provide specific knowledge and skills required to provide brief solution-oriented interventions to address substance use and other related behavi  More...
Online Credits: 1 Somatic Experiencing and the Trauma Resiliency Model for PTSD and/or Trauma
This course will introduce you to a somatic-based approach to treating individuals with PTSD and/or trauma-related symptoms – Somatic Experiencing and its condensed form, the   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Spirituality in Clinical Practice Part A
The most hidden subject in therapy not sex, not money; its faith, religion, and spirituality! The spiritual direction of the therapy/counseling process is highly influenced by  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Spirituality in Clinical Practice Part B
It's only recently in the history of humankind that healing was not done through some kind of spiritual or religious practice. Notions and images from the religious upbringing  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Spirituality in Clinical Practice Part C
It's only recently in the history of humankind that healing was not done through some kind of spiritual or religious practice. Notions and images from the religious upbringing  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Spirituality in Clinical Practice Part D
We continue looking how spirituality gets incorporated into traditional practice in Part D. Carolyn Jacobs, Ph.D. "Relational Approach" addresses the subject of the spiritual   More...
Online Credits: 1 Spirituality in Clinical Practice Part E
Priscilla Murr, Ph.D., LPC "Jung and Dreams" - Central to Jung's approach to psychotherapy is the value and importance of the spiritual dimension of human existence. To become  More...
Online Credits: 1 Stages of Change Model
This course presents an introductory look at Prochaska and DiClemente’s Stages of Change Model (aka Transtheoretical Model of Change). It briefly describes how people in the   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Stalking in America: Findings From the National Violence Against Women Survey
This article in brief presents data from the first-ever national study on stalking and addresses these and related questions. Since the data show stalking to be much more prev  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Strengths-Based Assessment and Planning
The purpose of this course is to introduce you to a very different approach to assessment and treatment, care or service planning – one that is recovery-oriented and strengths  More...
Online Credits: 1 Successful Aging
In this newsletter, the work of various researchers on aging, memory and maintenance of vitality into old age is reported on. Information on exercises to train memory, daily s  More...
Online Credits: 1 Suicide Assessment and Intervention
This course explores effective suicide risk assessment including protective factors, six steps to suicide evaluation and intervention, how to assess a patient who has suicidal  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Suicide, Part A - Adolescent Suicide
Any therapist involved in direct patient care has a 1 in 5 chance of losing a patient to suicide during the course of his or her professional career. Psychotherapists who stu  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Suicide, Part B - Elderly Suicide
Dr. Osgood discusses ageism in our culture. She presents methods of assessing and identifying early signs of suicide in the elderly. More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Suicide, Part C - Manipulative Suicide Threats
Distinguishing truly serious and dangerous suicidal intentions is a source of great concern for the therapist. Dr. Yufit suggests methods of detecting latent suicidal behavior  More...
Online Credits: 3 Suicide, Risk and Assessment
This course will provide you with an overview of suicide risk factors and supporting research so that you can develop a systematic and comprehensive suicide risk assessment. I  More...
Online Credits: 1 Suicide: The Tipping Point, Part A
Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in the United States and the third-leading cause of death for young people, ages 15-24. A psychologist involved in direct patient   More...
Online Credits: 1 Suicide: The Tipping Point, Part B
Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in the United States and the third-leading cause of death for young people, ages 15-24. A psychologist involved in direct patient   More...
Online Credits: 1 Suicide: The Tipping Point, Part C
Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in the United States and the third-leading cause of death for young people, ages 15-24. A psychologist involved in direct patient   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Suicide: The Tipping Point, Part D
Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in the United States and the third-leading cause of death for young people, ages 15-24. A psychologist involved in direct patient   More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Suicide: The Tipping Point, Part E
Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in the United States and the third-leading cause of death for young people, ages 15-24. A psychologist involved in direct patient   More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Helping Employees Deal with Change
Now more than ever, change is a necessary occurrence to promote organizational growth. However, changes often produce fear and resistance in our employees. Managers and Supe  More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Business Writing Skills
This course presents an overview of what business writing is, and some essential elements of business writing. In addition this course focuses on some strategies for writing a  More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Coaching for Employee Performance
The goal of this course is to provide you with information that helps increase your awareness and knowledge of the overall duties and responsibilities of a supervisor. Inform  More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Delegation Techniques
This course presents information about job delegation. The material examines what delegation means, as well as steps to effectively delegate work. In addition, the course exp  More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Effective Communication
This course focuses on communication basics such as the importance of understanding your audience, as well as explaining the components of communication such as your message,   More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Effective Decision-Making Strategies
A supervisor is called upon to make many decisions, both large and small. This course explores the process of decision making and defines steps for making more effective decis  More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Effective Meetings
This course provides an overview of the basics to various types of meetings, such as the characteristics of effective and ineffective meetings; the best practices for deciding  More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Leadership Skills for New Supervisors and Managers
This course presents introductory information about concepts of leadership and supervision. The material examines the definition of leadership, as well as qualities of success  More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Motivating Employees
The goal of this course is to provide you with information that helps increase your awareness and knowledge of the overall duties and responsibilities of a supervisor. Inform  More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Problem Solving and Decision Making
This course provides an overview of skills necessary for Supervisors to effectively solve problems and make decisions. The material examines the reasons problem solving and de  More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Supervising a Multigenerational Workforce
This course presents an overview of the various generations that comprise the workforce; the characteristic traits of each generation, how each generation prefers to communica  More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Teambuilding
This course provides an overview of the importance of building strong teams that work well together to achieve a common goal and the techniques you can use as a supervisor to   More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Tips for Effective Supervision
The job of supervising employees requires a variety of aptitudes and skill. This course will provide you with information to increase your awareness and knowledge of the overa  More...
Online Credits: 1 Supervision: Workplace Ethics for Supervisors
This course provides an overview of ethics and morality; ethics in the workplace; examples of ethical issues; laws and ethical guidelines; ethical values and character traits   More...
Online Credits: 1 Symptom Self-Management for People with Schizophrenia
The general goal of this course is to introduce you to symptom self-management, for people with schizophrenia and/or certain psychotic symptoms. You may be involved in helpi  More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Systematic Performance Improvement, Part 1: Maximizing Customer Value and Minimizing Waste - Basic Steps
The overall goal of this two part series on Performance Improvement is to emphasize the value of being systematic in your approaches to improving performance. Many behavioral  More...
Online Credits: 1 Systematic Performance Improvement, Part 2: Rapid Change Approaches and Change Management
The goal of this two part series on Performance Improvement is to emphasize the value of being systematic in your approaches to improving performance. Too often, behavioral he  More...
Online Credits: 1 Teens and steroids; Cocaine, marijuana and heroin abuse up; Pain relief; Long-term damage of methamphetamine
Content in this newsletter covers anabolic steroid use patterns among teens, health risks associated with their use, epidemiological findings in substance use, action of opiat  More...
Online Credits: 1 Telehealth Practice and Research
This newsletter describes the benefits and risks associated with telehealth practice and research and describes legal and ethical issues arising from telehealth practice and r  More...
Online Credits: 1 Telephone Counseling as an Adjunct to Antidepressant Treatment in the Primary Care System - A Pilot Study
This article describes the process and the effectiveness of a brief cognitive-behavioral telephone counseling program used in the treatment of depressed patients in a primary   More...
Online Credits: 1 The (mis)use of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder to Validate Child Sexual Abuse
The articles contained in these Reports cover the following issues: the (mis)use of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder to validate child sexual abuse; group practice and managed ca  More...
Online Credits: 1 The Complex Issues in Researching
From the author, “The present article reviews a range of issues including the nature of memory, the role of hypnosis in therapy to recover memories, the personality characteri  More...
Online Credits: 1 The Deficit Reduction Act - A Primer
On February 8, 2006 the President signed the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA). This sweeping legislation affects many aspects of domestic entitlement programs, including bo  More...
Online Credits: 1 The Development of Concern for Others in Children With Behavior Problems
The development of concern for others and externalizing problems were examined in young children with normative, subclinical, or clinical levels of behavior problems. In addit  More...
Online Credits: 0 The Devereux Early Childhood Initiative presents The Flip It Approach (1 of 5 in the Series) – Introduction, It starts with ICK
<div style="font-size:11px; color:#000; font-weight:normal;"> <p>The FLIP IT approach is brought to by the Devereux Early Childhood Initiative or the DECI.  The DECI has be&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 0 The Devereux Early Childhood Initiative presents The Flip It Approach (2 of 5 in the Series) – Feelings
<div style="font-size:11px; color:#000; font-weight:normal;"> <p>This course will address how to talk calmly with a child about his or her feelings and describe the behavio&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 0 The Devereux Early Childhood Initiative presents The Flip It Approach (3 of 5 in the Series) – Limits
<div style="font-size:11px; color:#000; font-weight:normal;"> <p>In this course, you will learn how to set loving limits that are based on simple, concrete rules and expectat&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 0 The Devereux Early Childhood Initiative presents The Flip It Approach (4 of 5 in the Series) – Inquiries
<div style="font-size:11px; color:#000; font-weight:normal;"> <p>During this course, you will learn how the Inquiries step asks children to think before they act by making si&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 3.5 The Devereux Early Childhood Initiative presents The Flip It Approach (5 of 5 in the Series) – Prompts
<div style="font-size:11px; color:#000; font-weight:normal;"> <p>The Prompts Step says that if the child is having difficulty finding a solution, provide prompts in the form &nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1.5 The Disease Management Movement and the Role of the Psychologist
The articles contained in this Report cover the following issues: women who were sexually traumatized in the military; ethical issues of concern in child custody evaluations; &nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 2 The Effect of Age on Positive and Negative Affect: A Developmental Perspective on Happiness
Description The effect of age on happiness, as defined by positive and negative affect, was examined in a survey of persons in a broad age range (25-74) conducted by the MacAr&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 2 The Nature and Predictors of the Trajectory of Change in Marital Quality for Husbands and Wives Over the First 10 Years of Marriage
This article reports on a ten year study about the patterns of change in the self-described view of marital quality provided by husbands and wives. Few studies have looked at &nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 The Severity of Major Depression and Choice of Treatment in Primary Care Practice
In the words of the authors, "The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Depression Guideline Panel recommended pharmacotherapy as the 1st-line treatment for more severely&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Therapeutic Relationship: Part A, Super Shrinks
The therapeutic relationship is the heart of therapeutic practice. Decades of research indicate that the provision of therapy is an interpersonal process in which the main cur&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Therapeutic Relationship: Part B, The First Session
The therapeutic relationship is the heart of therapeutic practice. Decades of research indicate that the provision of therapy is an interpersonal process in which the main cur&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Therapeutic Relationship: Part C, Attachment in Psychotherapy
The therapeutic relationship is the heart of therapeutic practice. Decades of research indicate that the provision of therapy is an interpersonal process in which the main cur&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Therapeutic Relationship: Part D, Self Psychology and Neuroscience
The therapeutic relationship is the heart of therapeutic practice. Decades of research indicate that the provision of therapy is an interpersonal process in which the main cur&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Therapeutic Relationship: Part E, Cultural Complexities
The therapeutic relationship is the heart of therapeutic practice. Decades of research indicate that the provision of therapy is an interpersonal process in which the main cur&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Therapeutic Relationship: Part F, Crying in Psychotherapy
The therapeutic relationship is the heart of therapeutic practice. Decades of research indicate that the provision of therapy is an interpersonal process in which the main cur&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Therapeutic Relationship: Part G, The Economy - to Reduce the Fee or Not
The therapeutic relationship is the heart of therapeutic practice. Decades of research indicate that the provision of therapy is an interpersonal process in which the main cur&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Therapeutic Relationship: Part H, Self-Disclosure - A New Paradigm
The therapeutic relationship is the heart of therapeutic practice. Decades of research indicate that the provision of therapy is an interpersonal process in which the main cur&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Therapeutic Relationship: Part I, Termination
The therapeutic relationship is the heart of therapeutic practice. Decades of research indicate that the provision of therapy is an interpersonal process in which the main cur&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Time Management Level 1
This course presents information about the concept of Time Management, and the value of effectively managing your time. Essential habits and common elements of effective Time &nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Time Management Level 2
This course presents information on advanced concepts of Time Management. The material examines some obstacles to effective Time Management, presents the value of estimating t&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 2 Todays Psychoanalysis Volume V Part A
This series of tapes is a joint project with the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, in celebration of 100 years of psychoanalytic thought. Our goal is to share with the lis&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 2 Todays Psychoanalysis Volume V Part B
New views of the Mind - Freud viewed the mind as if it were a physical body, with clear boundaries, interior spaces, and substances. Modern science now views the mind as an em&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 2 Todays Psychoanalysis Volume V Part C
New views of the Therapeutic Relationship - Classical psychoanalysis holds that the therapist should be a blank screen; that the emotions evoked in the therapist by the patien&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 2 Todays Psychoanalysis Volume V Part D
New views on sexuality - Freud’s views of sexuality have provoked violent controversy for 100 years. Today’s gender and sexuality controversy Is between those whose views on t&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 2 Todays Psychoanalysis Volume V Part E
New Views of the Therapeutic Work - For Freud, cure came through remembering, rather than repeating. Contemporary psychoanalytic thought on the topic now centers on the rela&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 3 Transcending the Efficacy Versus Effectiveness Research Debate
This article provides an interesting discussion of the efficacy and effectiveness models for studying psychotherapy outcomes. Both models are based on a positivist philosophy,&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Treating Anxiety in Older Adults
The program you are about to view provides an overview of the unique aspects of treating anxiety disorders in older adults. The course is designed to provide practitioners wit&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder - Summary ACHPR Evidence Report/Technology Assessment: Number 11
McMaster University EPC, Ontario, Canada, under ACHPR contract In 1997, the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) charged the McMaster University Evidence-based &nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 3 Treatment Planning and Documentation v.1- Illinois version
After completing this course, the student will be able to: Identify the six basic components of a treatment plan. Identify three ways that a treatment plan is considered int&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Trends in substance use, stress and addiction, antistress medications as drug treatment
Content in this newsletter covers two major areas of information. First, trends from the Monitoring the Future survey for 1998 as well as from its inception in 1975 are report&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Two Studies of Gender and Reporting Differences with the Beck Depression Inventory
This article provides a brief review of the literature on gender differences in the reporting of depression on psychological tests. The author then describes the results of tw&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Unique Aspects of Mental Health Care for Older Adults
This course provides an overview of the special considerations involved in providing mental health care to older adults. This course is based on the premise that older adults&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 2 Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing Ones Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments
In the author’s words, ‘People tend to hold overly favorable views of their abilities in many social and intellectual domains. The authors suggest that this overestimation occ&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Use of Psychotropic Medications in the Child and Adolescent Populations
Both children and adolescents require care measures that differ from adults, and therefore special attention to their psychiatric needs is an important part of their treatment&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Veterans and PTSD
This course provides a brief and general introduction to PTSD in veterans, especially those of the more recent U.S. wars, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedo&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Violence in the Workplace v.3
This course presents key information on workplace violence; broken into five areas, covering awareness, prevention, terrorism, response, and preparedness. This course is desi&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Violent Video Games and Aggression
The goal of this course is to examine the impact of violent video games on aggression and violence in youth and/or young adults. There is an active argument in the literature &nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Wellness and You v.2
Good health and personal wellness are important factors in determining the quality of your day-to-day life. The way you care for yourself has a direct impact on your physical&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 When Interventions Harm: Peer Groups and Problem Behavior
Longitudinal research reveals that "deviancy training" within adolescent friendships predicts increases in delinquency, substance use, violence, and adult maladjustment. Moreo&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 2 Where Is the Child's Environment? A Group Socialization Theory of Development
Socialization and personality development is at least as dependent on group participation during middle childhood and adolescence as it is on heredity, according to the author&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 0.5 Women and Addiction: Consumption Patterns
The purpose of this course is to summarize some of the information available on the different rates of substance use in women and men, with a special focus on the consumption &nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Women and Addiction: Physiological Consequences
The purpose of this course is to summarize some of the information available on the different physiological responses to substances that occur in women and men. In so doing, &nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Women and Addiction: The Relational Model Applied
The goal of this course is introduce participants to The Stone Center’s Relational Model’s primary thesis – that relationships are central to women’s development, lives and he&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Women and Addiction: Treatment Considerations
The goal of this course is to summarize critical areas of concern in assessing and treating substance abusing or dependent women. These include relationships, biological, psy&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 2 Woody Allen Incident and Therapy
An uproar occurred when Woody Allen was discovered having a relationship with his "stepdaughter." Much of the discussion centered on two questions: Was this an incestuous rela&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Work-Related Psychological Trauma
The question of the effectiveness of psychological debriefing has stimulated considerable debate. Evidence is contradictory. While evidence for its effectiveness is apparent w&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1.5 Working with Clients Coexisting in the Child Welfare System
This course was designed for addictions professionals in their work with clients coexisting in the child welfare system. This is an integral step towards the national drive fo&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 2 Working with the Elderly, Part A
Dr. Knight discusses methods of assessing older adults, how to complete a therapeutic life review, and how treatment of the older adult differs from that of younger adults in &nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 2 Working with the Elderly, Part B
In "Elderly Suicide," Dr. Osgood discusses ageism in our culture. She presents methods of assessing and identifying early signs of suicide in the elderly. In "Marital Treatmen&nbsp; More...
Online Credits: 1 Workplace Ethics for Employees
This course provides an overview of ethics and morality; ethics in the workplace; examples of ethical issues; laws and ethical guidelines; ethical values and character traits &nbsp; More...