Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
Social Worker CE, Psychologist CE, Counselor CE, MFT CE
By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Discuss mental health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak.
-Discuss ways on managing healthcare workers' stress regarding the COVID-19 virus outbreak.
-Explain how to manage anxiety caused by COVID-19.
-Describe current diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders.
-Explain overlap with OCD and other anxiety disorders.
-Name cognitive behavioral treatments (CBT) and other related interventions for health anxiety.
-Discuss a case illustration regarding health anxiety.
-Explain how can reassurance perpetuate health anxiety.
-Explain parent-child health anxiety interactions.
-Describe mass psychogenic illness (MPI).
-Discuss dysfunctional beliefs and traumatic stress related to health anxiety.
-Discuss an overview of cognitive-behavioral therapy for health anxiety.
-Name resistance responses for health anxiety.
-Discuss verbal reattribution and thinking errors.
-Name distancing strategies associated with health anxiety.
-Discuss discomfort among health service providers.
-Discuss how health anxiety is defined.
-Name samples of thinking styles.
-Explain attentional bias.
-Explain cognitive refocusing of a self-focus.
-Identify setbacks and triggers in treating health anxiety.
-Discuss automatic thoughts.
-Explain neurotransmitters and GABA.
-Describe a relaxation training in treating anxiety.
-Explain cognitive behavioral treatment of panic disorder.
-Discuss cognitive behavioral treatment of panic disorder and anger.
-Describe thought stopping.
-Discuss excessive reassurance seeking.
-Explain health anxiety.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Psychology CEUs, Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, MFT CEUs