Target audience: Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors
This informative book gives mental health professionals who are not child abuse specialists knowledge and skills that are especially relevant to their direct service role and practice context. It introduces to these practitioners a conceptual bridge between biomedical and psychosocial understandings of mental disorder, providing a multidimensional approach that allows professionals to think holistically and connect clients’ abusive pasts with their present-day symptoms and behaviors. It includes reviews of the most up-to-date findings with direct practice guides in helping clients.
This course contains a link to the book on Amazon and a test. When you’re ready, purchase the course by clicking the “Buy Now” button below. Once you have read the materials, login and go to “My Profile” to take the quiz and print your certificate for CE credits. A minimum score of 80% is required on the exam in order to be accepted by most state and national boards.
The participant will be able to identify or demonstrate familiarity with:
-why clinicians often miss a history of childhood trauma
-a multidimensional model of understanding
-the research story
-recognizing the signs and symptoms of trauma
-the controversy surrounding traumatic memory
-how to ask about abuse
-personal and professional self care
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