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4-Day: Positive Neuroplasticity Course with Rick Hanson, Ph.D.
DVD Video
$699.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 8+ hours   Instructions
Length:
24 hr 11 min
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
RICK HANSON, PH.D.
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
10/21/2019
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV054865
Objectives
  1. Explain how to incorporate the combination of client’s challenges, vulnerabilities and resources into clinical assessment for a better understanding of a client.
  2. Describe the importance of the two-stage process of learning as it relates to clinical outcomes.
  3. Demonstrate three fundamental ways to engage the client’s mind skillfully for clinical practice.
  4. Define the practice of positive neuroplasticity as relates to clinical practice.
  5. Explain the science of Positive Neuroplasticity and how to teach the methods to clients.
  6. Utilize two psychological resources that can be used to teach clients their personal strengths.
  7. Demonstrate two practices to use clinically for clients to have beneficial experiences.
  8. Incorporate exercises to help clients learn ways to deepen experiences for healing.
  9. Name three ways to encourage clients to internalize beneficial experiences and its importance for growth.
  10. Describe three blocks to the deliberate internalization of beneficial experiences that can slow clinical work.
  11. Explain the research of the three-stage evolution of the human brain and how it relates clinically.
  12. Identify key resource experiences to meet clients’ needs.
  13. Discuss case studies of specific psychological resources showed to improve psychological disorders such as anxiety, trauma and depression.
  14. Explain the different levels of client engagement with painful or upsetting thoughts, feelings, memories, or sensations and treatment implications.
  15. Practice skills to help clients holding in awareness for a positive thought or feeling as well as a negative one.
  16. Provide perspective and clinical practices for self-compassion.
  17. Utilize practices to help clients manage threats from calm strength rather than fear, anger or helplessness.
  18. Teach clients skills to enjoy life’s pleasures without getting driven or addicted.
  19. Demonstrate ways for clients to internalize experiences of accomplishment and success in everyday life.
  20. Guide clients in the importance of being aware of both a desired behavior and an anticipated reward of it.
  21. Summarize the importance and research of client self-acceptance and self-worth for better treatment outcomes.
  22. Describe how clients can approach relationship issues from compassion and self-respect rather than resentment and inadequacy.
  23. Practice a psychological cue each to evoke a sense of peace, contentment, and love to use in session.
  24. Discuss Rick Hanson’s HEAL process and how it can relation to treatment.
  25. Model two ways to incorporate the HEAL process in psychotherapy.
  26. Integrate the HEAL process for the treatment of anxiety, depressed mood, addiction, and trauma.
Outline
THE ESSENCE OF POSITIVE NEUROPLASTICITY: FUNDAMENTALS OF POSITIVE BRAIN CHANGE AND HOW TO MEET YOUR CLIENTS' CHALLENGES BY HELPING THEM GROW DURABLE PSYCHOLOGICAL RESOURCES
The critical role of psychological resources to deal with clients’ challenges and vulnerabilities
  • The stress-diathesis model: Challenges, vulnerabilities, resources
  • Resources located in world, body and mind
  • The special opportunity and value of mental resources
  • Overview of mental resources (i.e., psychological resources) that are clinically relevant
  • Why most of our mental resources are learned: acquired, not innate
  • The necessary two stage process of any learning, including acquiring all mental resources: activation and installation
  • Why experiencing doesn’t equal learning
  • Why most therapeutic experiences do not have lasting value
  • Activity: Help clients identify significant challenges and vulnerabilities, and then identify relevant psychological resources for these
The Neuropsychology of Learning
  • The brain’s evolved negativity bias
  • Clinical implications of the low conversion of therapeutic experiences to lasting changes of neural structure and function
  • Major mechanisms of experience-dependent neuroplasticity
  • What is positive neuroplasticity
  • Activity: Discussion about the clinical implications of the negativity bias
  • Activity: Explain the negativity bias to a client
Clients as Active Learners
  • Environmental, behavioral and mental factors that increase learning, and thus the acquisition of psychological resources
  • The special opportunity and value of mental factors of learning
  • Empower clients to be active agents in their healing and growing
  • Two kinds of mental factors: Contextual and engagement
  • The opportunity and value of engagement factors
  • Clinical benefits of clients actively engaging the experiences they are having to steepen their learning/healing/grown curves
  • Activity: Experience the two-stage process of learning while using engagement factors
  • Activity Explain the two-stage process of learning to a client, and then describe engagement-type mental factors of learning
The Three Ways to Engage the Mind Productively
  • Letting go – observing, accepting, exploring the contents of consciousness
  • Letting go – preventing, decreasing, or releasing negative or traumatic material
  • Letting go – creating, sustaining, or increasing positive materials
  • What is mindfulness; why mindfulness is part of letting go and letting in
  • How letting be, letting go, and letting in form a natural healing sequence
  • Activity: Experience the three ways to engage the mind
  • Activity: Explain the three ways to engage the mind to a client
  • Activity: Practice the three ways to engage the mind
Teaching Positive Neuroplasticity to Clients
  • The science of positive neuroplasticity
  • How to guide clients through experiential practices
  • Identify and work through key blocks to having and internalizing beneficial experiences, such as distractibility, fear, shame, anxiety, social expectations and trauma
  • Activity: How to explain positive neuroplasticity to a client
HAVING, ENRICHING, AND ABSORBING EXPERIENCES: HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE POSITIVE EXPERIENCES CLIENTS ARE ALREADY HAVING, TURNING PASSING STATES INTO LASTING TRAITS
Overview of the HEAL Framework of Engagement Factors of Learning
  • Have a beneficial experience
  • Enrich it – increasing the neural activity underlying an experience
  • Absorb it – increasing the sensitivity of the memory-making mechanisms of the brain
  • Link positive and negative materials
  • Activity: Experience the HEAL process
  • Activity: How to explain the HEAL process to a client
Having Beneficial Experiences
  • Notice beneficial experiences in the foreground and background of awareness
  • Create beneficial experiences; overview of many ways to do this
  • The five elements of an experience: Thoughts, perceptions, emotions, desires, actions; why each is an opportunity for acquiring an aspect of a psychological resource
  • Deal with “yes, but” and other blocks to clients having beneficial experiences
  • Activity: Experience the five elements present in an experience of playfulness
  • Activity: Guide a colleague to be aware of the five elements present in an important experience
Enriching Experiences to Increase Their Neural Registration
  • Five factors of Enriching: Duration, intensity, embodiment, novelty, salience
  • Activity: These three factors applied to an experience of a psychological resource
  • Activity: Explain these three factors to a client
  • Activity Guide a colleague through using these three factors of Absorbing to deepen the internalization of an experience of psychological resource
LINKING POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE MATERIALS: USE POSITIVE MATERIALS TO SOOTHE, CONTEXTUALIZE, AND REPLACE NEGATIVE MATERIALS
Overview of Linking Positive and Negative Material
  • Implicit and explicit memory
  • How negative material is consolidated, activated, and reconsolidated in the brain
  • The window of time during which the reconsolidation of negative material can be disrupted
  • Three ways to manage negative material: Grow relevant psychological resources, associate positive to negative, disrupt the reconsolidation of the negative
  • Self-compassion: A key resource for managing negative material, and an example of Linking
  • Activity: Experience the Link step
  • Activity: Explain the Link step to a client
  • Activity: Guide a colleague through the Link step
Discussion and Application of Material Presented
  • Four ways to use positive neuroplasticity and the HEAL framework with clients
  • Adapt positive neuroplasticity for children
  • Activity: Discussion with a colleague about using positive neuroplasticity and the HEAL framework with one or more challenging clients
  • Activity: How to explain the Link step to a client
  • Activity: Guide a client through the Link step
KEY PSYCHOLOGICAL RESOURCES: HOW TO IDENTIFY SPECIFIC PSYCHOLOGICAL RESOURCES THAT ARE MATCHED TO CLIENTS' PSYCHOLOCIAL ISSUES
Our Three Needs and Two Ways of Meeting Them
  • The three fundamental needs of any animal, including humans: Safety, satisfaction, connection
  • The meeting of these needs through Avoiding harms, Approaching rewards, and Attaching to others
  • Social brain theory
  • Why there is more to human life avoiding pain and approaching pleasure
  • The reptilian, mammalian, and primate/human stages of brain evolution and their relationship to the Avoiding, Approaching, and Attaching systems
  • Our basic two ways of meeting needs: The Responsive and Reactive modes, without stress and with stress
  • Explain what it means when clients go to Responsive mode and Reactive mode and the impact of each
  • Activity: Discussion with a colleague about these three needs and two modes for meeting them
Identifying Key Psychological Resources Matched to Clients’ Needs
  • Demonstration by instructor with a volunteer of identifying key resources
  • Overview of resources for safety, satisfaction & connection
  • The value in repeatedly internalizing experiences of needs sufficiently met
  • The metaphors of repeatedly petting the lizard, feeding the mouse, and hugging the monkey
  • Activity: Guide a colleague to identify key resources for an issue
  • Activity: Experience of a basic sense of safety, satisfaction, and connection: peace, contentment, and love
Helping Clients to Identify and Internalize Key Psychological Resources
  • Demonstrate by instructor with a volunteer of identifying and internalizing one or more key resources, using the HEAL framework
  • Discussion of what helped this go well
  • Activity: Guide a colleague to identify and internalize one or more key resources, using the HEAL framework
GROWING STRENGTHS FOR SAFETY: ESTABLISH A FOUNDATION OF CALM AND SAFETY IN WHICH CLIENTS CAN GAIN THE CONFIDENCE THEY NEED TO MEET CHALLENGES
Key Resources for Being and Feeling Safe
  • Indicators of challenges to safety: fear, anger, helplessness
  • Why we evolved to overestimate threats and underestimate opportunities and resources
  • Blocks to reducing anxiety
  • Activity: Experience of calm strength
  • Activity: Experience of noticing you are basically alright right now
  • Activity: Explain to a colleague how to have and internalize more experiences of calm strength and basic alright-ness, and feel less anxiety
Help Clients to Increase Resources for Safety
  • Additional resources for safety: sense of agency, protection, and refuge
  • Our vulnerability to acquiring learned helplessness
  • Discussion of what helped this go well
  • Special applications to trauma
  • Activity: Guide a colleague to identify and internalize resources for being and feeling safer, using the HEAL framework
GROWING STRENGTHS FOR SATISFACTION: BUILD HEALTHY MOTIVATION IN CLIENTS AND HELP THEM SET UP AND ACHIEVE GOALS
Key Resources for Being and Feeling More Satisfied
  • Indicators of challenges to satisfaction: Frustration, loss, ennui, boredom
  • Ambition without driven-ness, aspiration without attachment
  • Activity: Experience of gratitude and gladness
  • Activity: Experience of goal accomplishment and feeling successful
  • Activity: Explain to a colleague how to have and internalize more experience of gratitude, happiness, and success, and feel less frustration
Help Clients to Increase Resources for Satisfaction
  • Liking and wanting in the brain; enjoy without craving
  • How to use associational learning to increase motivation
  • Special applications to addiction
  • Activity: Guide a colleague to increase motivation for something, using the HEAL framework
GROWING STRENGTHS FOR CONNECTION: IMPROVE CLIENTS' RELATIONSHIPS AND INCREASE THEIR SENSE OF SELF-WORTH
Key Resources for Being and Feeling More Connected
  • Indicators of challenges to connection: hurt, rejection, loneliness, hatred, inadequacy, shame
  • Normal narcissistic needs
  • Activity: Experience of feeling cared about and caring
  • Activity: Guide a colleague through internalizing psychological resources for greater self-worth, using the HEAL framework
Help Clients to Increase Resources for Connection
  • Three neural circuits of empathy
  • The strong heart: combining kindness and assertiveness, love and power
  • Activity: Explain the circuits of empathy to a client and exploring how the client could be more emphatic in daily life
  • Activity: Guide a colleague the psychological resources that support the strong heart, and how to have and internalize experiences of these resources
Managing Challenges From the Responsive Mode
  • Activity: Experience of peace, contentment, love
  • Activity: Explore with a colleague how to manage a key challenge from the Responsive mode, including what this would be like and feel like
  • Activity: Guide a colleague through having and internalizing an experience of a key resource for managing challenging from the Responsive mode, using the HEAL framework
APPLICATIONS AND IMPLICATIONS: LEARN HOW TO ADAPT AND APPLY THESE METHODS TO MEET A VARIETY OF NEEDS AND SITUATIONS
Use Positive Neuroplasticity and the HEAL Process for Particular Clinical Issues and Situations
  • In mindfulness training
  • With depression
  • Specific issues from participants
  • Activity: Discussion with a colleague about applications to one or more clients
Clinical Consequences of Societal Factors
  • How economic, cultural, and other environmental factors affect mental health, for better or worse
  • How internalizing psychological resources and living increasingly from the Responsive mode helps people be less vulnerable to manipulations of fear and anger, possessiveness and greed, and grievance and vengeance toward others
  • Final discussion
  • Activity: Experience of peace, contentment and love
LIMITATIONS OF THE RESEARCH AND POTENTIAL RISKS
Author

RICK HANSON, PH.D.

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, a Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkley, and a New York Times best-selling author. His books are available in 26 languages and include Hardwiring Happiness (Harmony, 2016), Buddha’s Brain (New Harbinger, 2009), Just One Thing Card Deck (PESI, 2018), and Mother Nurture (Penguin, 2002). He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and other major universities, and taught in meditation centers worldwide.

Dr. Hanson has been a trustee of Saybrook University, served on the board of Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and was President of the Board of FamilyWorks, a community agency. He began meditating in 1974, trained in several traditions, and leads a weekly meditation gathering in San Rafael, California. His work has been featured on the BBC, CBS, and NPR, and he offers the free Just One Thing newsletter with over 114,000 subscribers, plus the online Foundations of Well-Being program in positive neuroplasticity.

He enjoys rock-climbing and taking a break from emails. He and his wife have two adult children.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Rick Hanson is in private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Rick Hanson has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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New York Counselors: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 30.25 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

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Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 25.25 clock hours of continuing education credit. TBD

Pennsylvania Counselors: The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This intermediate self-study activity consists of 25.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

South Carolina Counselors: This self-study program has been approved for 25.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.

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Marriage & Family Therapists
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California Marriage & Family Therapists: The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs. A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This Intermediate level self-study activity consists of 25.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

Florida Marriage & Family Therapists:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 25.25 continuing education credits.

Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. Provider #: 168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 25.0 credits.

Montana Marriage & Family Therapists: The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 25.25 clock hours of instruction.

New York Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 30.25 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Ohio Marriage & Family Therapists:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 25.25 clock hours of continuing education credit. TBD

Pennsylvania Marriage & Family Therapists: The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This Intermediate self-study activity consists of 25.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

South Carolina Marriage & Family Therapists: This self-study program has been approved for 25.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.

Texas Marriage & Family Therapists: This self-study activity consists of 25.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists no longer approves programs or providers. PESI activities meet the continuing education requirements as listed in Title 22 of the Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 801, Subchapter K, Section 801.264 Types of Acceptable Continuing Education. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


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Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 25.3 contact hours. Expires: 10/21/2022.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #:17118 for 25.0 self-study contact hours.

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Florida Nurses:
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Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 25.3 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants - Credit Available Until: 10/21/2021
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Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 25.0 continuing education credits.


Psychologists & Psychiatrists
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Psychologists
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Canadian Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 25.0 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement

California Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing education for psychologists. Provider #PES010. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. PESI is offering this self-study activity for 25.25 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Florida Board of Psychology:
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PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number 50-399. This product qualifies for 25.3 self-study continuing education credits. Please make sure to bring your license number to the seminar so that we can report your attendance to CE Brokers.

Ohio Psychologist: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Ohio Psychological Association, Provider #263896894, to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI is offering this self-study activity for 25.25 Standard hours of continuing education credit.

Pennsylvania Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. Provider #PSY000211. PESI maintains responsibility for the program(s). This self-study program qualifies for 25.25 continuing education hours.

Illinois Psychologists: PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 268.000102. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 25.0 self-study contact hours.

Indiana Psychologists: PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the Indiana Board of Psychology. Certificate #: 98000998A - Category I. PESI maintains full responsibility for this program and its contents. Full attendance at this self-study course qualifies for 25.25 contact hours.

Kentucky Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This self-study activity will qualify for 25.25 contact hours.

South Carolina Psycho-Educational Specialists: This self-study program has been approved for 25.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.


Social Workers
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Canadian Social Workers: Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.

California Licensed Educational Psychologists: The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs. A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This Intermediate level self-study activity consists of 25.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

California Social Workers: The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs. A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This Intermediate level self-study activity consists of 25.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

Colorado Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This course has been approved for 25.3 continuing education hours.

Florida Social Workers:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 25.25 continuing education credits.

Illinois Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 25.0 contact hours.

Kansas Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 25.0 continuing education hours.

Minnesota Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study course has been approved for 25.0 continuing education hours. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a post-test.

Montana Social Workers: The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 25.25 clock hours of instruction.

New York Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 30.25 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. Expires: December 31, 2020.

Ohio Social Workers:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 25.25 clock hours of continuing education credit. TBD

Pennsylvania Social Workers: The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This intermediate self-study activity consists of 25.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 25.25 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.


Audience
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapist Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Other Helping Professionals