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Continuing Education Courses on Couples, Family, and Parenting

Here is a list of continuing education courses on the topics of couples, families, and parenting from PDResources!

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Caregiver Help: Sex and Dementia
Caregiver Help: Sex and Dementia Elaine K. Sanchez; Alex A. Sanchez, EdD Course Abstract Caregiver Help: Sex and Dementia is a 1-hour online video continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores how Alzheimer's and other dementia-related diseases impact the brain in ways that can cause some surprising, challenging and inappropriate behaviors.
Visuals for Autism: Beyond the Basic Symbols
Visuals for Autism: Beyond the Basic Symbols Anna Fredman, MS, CCC-SLP Course Abstract It is well-established by research that many learners on the autism spectrum benefit from the use of visuals. How can we go beyond a basic use of symbols to create and implement individualized visuals that will help our students learn and communicate more comprehensively?
Communication with Elders
Laura More, MSW, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and healthcare author. She earned her Masters of Social Work from Florida State University and has over twenty years of healthcare experience, with a focus on geriatric and head injury rehabilitation. Laura has directed case management, social service, and rehabilitation in skilled nursing, outpatient and inpatient hospital settings.
Caregiver Help: Depression and Grief
Caregiver Help: Depression and Grief Elaine K. Sanchez; Alex A. Sanchez, EdD Course Abstract The emotional stress of caring for persons who are aging, chronically ill or disabled can be debilitating for family members as well as professional caregivers.
Helping Your Young Client Persevere in the Face of Learning Differences
Helping Your Young Client Persevere in the Face of Learning Differences Adina Soclof, MS, CCC-SLP Course Abstract Clinicians and teachers working with students struggling at grade level are committed to raising their students' achievement potential by creating opportunities to learn.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Guide and Tips on Acute Hospitalization
Alzheimer's Caregiver Guide and Tips on Acute Hospitalization National Institute on Aging (NIA) Course Abstract This course is presented in two parts. Part 1 offers strategies for managing the everyday challenges of caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease, a difficult task that can quickly become overwhelming.
Economic Distress and Clinical Practice
Economic Distress and Clinical Practice Amy Burzinski, LISW Course Abstract This is a brief course that defines stress and its physical, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral responses and identifies the common indicators of financial stress. It demonstrates a model for performing a financial stress assessment that uses specific tools to identify impact, severity and components of financial stress.
From Contention to Contemplation: Overcoming Core Impasses in Couples Therapy
From Contention to Contemplation: Overcoming Core Impasses in Couples Therapy Laura Freiman, LISW Course Abstract Many couples come to therapy emotionally disconnected from each other, polarized by a constant state of struggle and unable to see past the last fight. Couples often engage in a repetitive cycle of interaction, resulting in their feeling stuck and hopeless.
Caregiver Help: Anger and Guilt
Caregiver Help: Anger and Guilt Elaine K. Sanchez; Alex A. Sanchez, EdD Course Abstract The emotional stress of caring for persons who are aging, chronically ill or disabled can be debilitating for family members as well as professional caregivers.
How Temperamental Differences Affect Young Children
How Temperamental Differences Affect Young Children Lauren Ehrenreich, MSSA, LISW-S Course Abstract Temperament plays a significant role in a child's development, experience, relationships, and behaviors. Children often need supportive intervention to allow them to function in healthy ways and reach their potential.
Lewy Body Dementia: Information for Patients, Families, and Professionals
Lewy Body Dementia: Information for Patients, Families, and Professionals is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explains what is known about the different types of LBD and how they are diagnosed. Most importantly, it describes how to treat and manage this difficult disease, with practical advice for both people with LBD and their caregivers.
Building Resilience in your Young Client
Building Resilience in your Young Client Adina Soclof, MS, CCC-SLP Course Abstract It has long been observed that there are certain children who experience better outcomes than others who are subjected to similar adversities, and a significant amount of literature has been devoted to the question of why this disparity exists.
Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents
Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents National Institute of Mental Health Course Abstract This introductory course, from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), describes the symptoms and treatments for bipolar disorder (BPD) in children and adolescents. All parents can relate to the many changes their children go through as they grow up.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) National Institute of Mental Health Course Abstract This introductory course, from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), gives a brief update on the various facets of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It details the core symptoms, including behavioral manifestations of each, notes what is known about its causes, and lists the components of a comprehensive diagnostic protocol.
Treating Explosive Kids
Ross W. Greene, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the originator of the Collaborative Problem Solving approach. He is the author of the highly acclaimed books The Explosive Child and Lost at School.
A Rulebook for Arguments, Fourth Edition
A Rulebook for Arguments, Fourth Edition Anthony Weston, PhD Course Abstract This is a test only course (book not included). The book (or e-book) can be purchased from . This CE test is based on the book "A Rulebook for Arguments, Fourth Edition" (2008, 88 pages).
Children's Exposure to Violence
Children's Exposure to Violence Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Course Abstract This course, which includes two CDC bulletins, discusses the findings of the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), the most comprehensive nationwide survey of the incidence and prevalence of children's exposure to violence to date, sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Helping Children Learn to Listen
Helping Children Learn to Listen Adina Soclof, MS, CCC-SLP Course Abstract Parents, teachers, and other adults often complain that their children do not listen to them. In fact, failure to listen is a common occurrence among all children, at least some of the time.
Domestic Violence: Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence
Domestic Violence: Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence Leo Christie, PhD Course Abstract Domestic violence, in the form of child abuse and intimate partner violence, remains a pervasive part of contemporary life in the U.S. Its effects are deep and far-reaching.
School Refusal Behavior: Children Who Can't or Won't Go to School
School Refusal Behavior: Children Who Can't or Won't Go to School George B. Haarman, PsyD, LMFT Course Abstract School refusal is a problem that is stressful for children, for their families, and for school personnel. Failing to attend school has significant long and short-term effects on children's social, emotional, and educational development.
Couples No-Fault Counseling
Couples No-Fault Counseling Deborah Day Poor, LCSW Course Abstract Couples counseling is a challenging undertaking for both counselors and couples. Counselors need to take a detailed history of both partners and gradually discover the real reasons they overreact to certain things their partner says and does.
Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease
Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease National Institute on Aging (NIA) Course Abstract This course is based on the public-access publication, Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.
Alzheimer's - Unraveling the Mystery
Alzheimer's - Unraveling the Mystery National Institute on Aging (NIA) Course Abstract Alzheimer's dementia is a growing concern among the aging Baby Boomers; yet, modern science points the way to reducing the risks through maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Separation Anxiety in Children & Adolescents
Separation Anxiety in Children & Adolescents Andrew R. Eisen, PhD; Charles E. Schaefer, PhD Course Abstract This is a test only course (book not included). The book can be purchased from Amazon or some other source. This CE test is based on the book "Separation Anxiety in Children & Adolescents" (2005, 298 pages).
The Challenge of Co-Parenting: Helping Split Couples to Raise Healthy Kids
The Challenge of Co-Parenting: Helping Split Couples to Raise Healthy Kids - This is a 2-hour online course. Parents who have chosen not to remain together as a couple are still responsible for the healthy upbringing of their mutual children.