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June 5, 2018

Improving Cultural Competence Unabridged

Improving Cultural Competence Unabridged (Satisfies CA BBS requirement – CA Cultures and the Social and Psychological Implications of Socioeconomic Status) Improving Cultural Competence Unabridged Course Objectives and Outline: Course Objectives: Describe at least one way in which socioeconomic status impacts social and psychological welfare. Describe at least one self-assessment strategy for developing individual cultural competence. Explain at…

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May 30, 2018

Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach

Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach Course Objectives and Outline: Course Objectives: Discuss at least two key factors in the Trauma-Informed Approach. Explain at least one way in which trauma impacts children and adults. Identify the added DSM 5 diagnostic criteria for trauma.…

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April 28, 2018

Behavioral Health Trends in the United States

Behavioral Health Trends in the United States Behavioral Health Trends in the United States Course Objectives and Outline: Course Objectives: Describe at least two current behavioral trends according to empirically driven statistics. Describe at least two substance abuse trends according to empirically driven statistics. Explain at least two outcomes of substance abuse on health care…

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April 28, 2018

Behavioral Health Services For People Who Are Homeless

Behavioral Health Services For People Who Are Homeless Behavioral Health Services for People Who Are Homeless Course Objectives and Outline: Course Objectives: Discuss at least one key factor in the relationship between homelessness and mental illness. Explain at least two key factors in the relationship between homelessness and substance abuse. Describe at least one key factor in…

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August 5, 2017

Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men

Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men Course Objectives and Outline: Course Objectives: 1. Identify at least two common clinical obstacles while treating men. 2. Describe three effective assessment strategies for treating men. 3. Identify two clinical tools for addressing shame while treating men. 4. Describe…

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August 5, 2017

Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope With Trauma

Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope With Trauma Helping Foster and Adoptive Families Cope With Trauma Course Objectives and Outline: Course Objectives: Identify at least three common clinical problems faced by foster/adoptive children. Describe two presenting problems often observed among foster/adoptive children. Identify two developmental challenges often observed among foster/adoptive children. Explain at least two resources in…

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August 5, 2017

Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health Services

Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health Services (New!) Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools in Behavioral Health Services Course Objectives and Outline: Course Objectives: Describe at least two therapeutic uses of technology, whether they are delivered via telephone or computer, as well as their use in supervising and training. Discuss at least two interventions that use technologies as a primary…

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August 5, 2017

HIPAA Privacy Rule and Sharing Information Related to Mental Health

HIPAA Privacy Rule and Sharing Information Related to Mental Health (New!) HIPAA Privacy Rule and Sharing Information Related to Mental Health Course Objectives and Outline: Course Objectives: Explain at least one key factor of the HIPAA Privacy Rule as it relates to the mental health field. Describe at least two clinical circumstances in which sharing client information is…

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August 3, 2017

Supporting Families Impacted by Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Trauma Course

Supporting Families Impacted by Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Trauma Course Supporting Families Impacted by Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Trauma Course Objectives and Outline: Course Objectives: Describe at least one way in which early experiences impact the developing brain. Explain at least two threats to resilience. Identify at least two resources and programs to meet…

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August 3, 2017

PTSD – Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Post Traumatic Stress CE Course

PTSD – Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Post Traumatic Stress CE Course PTSD – Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Post Traumatic Stress CE Course Description, Objectives, and Outline: Course Description: This 2010 VA/DoD Post-Traumatic Stress Guideline Update builds on the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Post-Traumatic Stress published in 2004.…

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