This 4-hour video course consisting of 10 sections addresses the following topics:
• The nature and prevalence of depression
• DSM-5 criteria for Bipolar-Related Disorders and Depressive Disorders
• The manifestation of depressive symptoms in men and women
• Depression assessment techniques
• The effect of behavior and thinking on depression
• Cognitive-behavioral treatment of depression
• Client treatment non-compliance
• A problem-solving approach to depression
• Depression and insomnia
• Adolescent depression and treatment
• Video with accompanying powerpoint and handouts
• Focus questions and rationales follow video sections to highlight and enhance the retention of information.
• Vignettes are utilized for class discussion and application of the presented concepts.
Principal Faculty and Credentials:
Pam Sirota, Psy.D., LMFT
Target Audience: LMFTs, Social Workers, LPCCs, Substance Abuse Counselors, Nurses, and Mental Health Practitioners.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Differentiate between Seasonal Affective Disorder, Bipolar Depression, Chronic Depression and other depressive. disorders.
Analyze the causes of depression with a special emphasis on exogenous and endogenous factors.
Compare three evidence-based treatment modalities recommended for clients diagnosed with depressive disorders.
Utilize five simple interventions to treat clients exhibiting depressive symptoms.
Summarize some of the consequences of untreated depression including the dangers of depression co-occurring with drug and/or alcohol abuse.
Pam has a private practice in West Los Angeles and Encino specializing in social skills groups, family issues, children and adolescents, grief support, and parenting. Her extensive experience as a special education teacher and pre-school director makes her an ideal instructor. She has been working as a private GGS tutor since becoming licensed in 2005. Pam has received her doctorate as a Clinical Psychologist.
Cost: $62.00 This price includes your $3.00 discount for ordering online but not any applicable taxes or shipping.
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Participants must complete all course materials and pass all quizzes to receive their certificates of completion. Participants may print their certificates themselves or purchase certificates from Gerry Grossman Seminars.
CAMFT CEPA #133709. Course meets the qualifications for 4 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Gerry Grossman Seminars is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs. Gerry Grossman Seminars maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
CCAPP: Provider approved by CCAPP-EI, Provider Number 2N-08-123-0518 for 4 CEH's. Check website for specific course material applicability.
California Registered Nurses (CE Provider #CEP14499 - check website for specific course material applicability)
California Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technicians - the Board accepts our Board of Nursing-approved courses. Check website for specific course material applicability
NAADAC: This course has been approved by Gerry Grossman Seminars, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 4 hours of continuing education. NAADAC Provider #97926, Gerry Grossman Seminars is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
NBCC: Gerry Grossman Seminars has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6363. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Gerry Grossman Seminars is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Course meets the qualifications for 4 hours of continuing education credit for those certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors.
Texas MFTs (CE Provider #CS742 - check website for specific course material applicability)
Texas Social Workers (CE Provider #CS7402 - check website for specific course material applicability)
Washington MFTs, Counselors and Social Workers (check website for specific course material applicability)
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