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Couples Therapy: Communication Strategies that work!
Couples Communication continuing education psychologist CEUs

Steps to receive a Continuing Education Certificate for this Course
Psychologist CEs, Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, MFT CEUs

Step #1 FREE Preview of Questions & FREE Course Content! Click underlined Section 1 below to read Section 1. Question 1 is located at the end of Section 1. Then, click on the Test link found at the end of Section 1 to answer question 1. Read Section 2. Answer question 2 in the Test for this course and so on.

Step #2 - After completing and scoring the CEU Test a Certificate granting 2 continuing education credits for this Course is issued to you on-line.

Step #3 - How to Receive CE Continuing Education Certificate After you have paid for your course and passed the test your certificate is available for download in your user account located at onlineceucredit.com/user/ Coordinating Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd. Target Audience: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Course Descriptions: The purpose of this course is to provide specific communication techniques for couples that the therapist can use in his or her next session. For example, in the "Step it Back" communication technique, clients are encouraged to notice when they are beginning to feel defensive.

Outline of Topics - Transcript of Compact Discs
Section 1 & Question 1
--Track #1 - Introduction - Strategies for Separate but Intimate Relationships
Section 2 & Question 2
--Track #2 - Three Types of "Togetherness" Relationships - Making the Choice between Entanglement & Intimacy
Section 3 & Question 3
--Track #3 - Optimizing the Therapeutic Alliance - The Difference Between Allegiance & Alliance
Section 4 & Question 4
--Track #4 - Communication Danger Signs - 'Step It Back' Communication Technique
Section 5 & Question 5
--Track #5 - Filters - Teaching the Filter Alert
Section 6 & Question 6
--Track #6 - The Speaker-Listener Technique - 3-Step Safety-Net for Communication
Section 7 & Question 7
--Track #7 - Navigating Hidden Issues - Avoiding Wheel Spinning, Trivial Triggers & Scorekeeping
Section 8 & Question 8

--Track #8 - Three Assumptions that Help with Problem Solving - 3 Assumptions for Problem Solving Together
Section 9 & Question 9

--Track #9 - The Address with Respect Technique - Effectively Using ABC Statements
Section 10 & Question 10

--Track #10 - Dealing with Core Impasses - How to Deal with Core Impasses
Section 11 & Question 11

--Track #11 - Preserving and Protecting Friendship - Communication Roadblocks

Section 12 & Question 12
--Track #12 - Three Barriers to Fun in Marriage
Section 13
Selected Readings Bibliography/Authors/Instructors
Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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Instructor’s Name & Credentials: Tracy Catherine Appleton, LCSW, MEd, CE Program Administrator, Course Development Coordinator, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Masters Degree in Education. Ms. Appleton has had experience in developing, providing, and presenting adult education programs since 1979. Expertise in program content: Experience as an Outpatient Therapist and Private Practice.

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When and How Course Completion Certificates will be Awarded: Once you have passed the test with a score of 80% or higher, paid and completed evaluation; log into your User Account and your certificate is available for print or download. Your CE history is maintained in your account.

All activities within all of our courses are offered for continuing education credit.

"Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences."

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