3-Hour CE Emotional Resilience Online Video Course

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Emotional resiliency became a growing topic of research in the aftermath of disasters such as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and economic crises. As with almost any type of behavior, resiliency can be learned to help people rebound quickly and more efficiently from any traumatic situation. Resiliency also incorporates recruiting outside resources for support. People who practice resiliency skills are better able to convert experiences of hardships into experiences of increased empowerment, inner strength, and personal meaning. This course defines emotional resilience and differentiates it from survival skills. It identifies many of the core qualities and attitudes of resiliency, and explores specific goals and interventions that help to develop characteristics associated with resiliency. Mindfulness principles that promote resiliency will be discussed.

Principal Faculty and Credentials:
Patricia Patton-Lehn, Ph.D.

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Mayer, J. & Salovey, P. (1989). “Emotional Intelligence,” Imagination, Cognition, and Personality 9, 185-211.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the concept of emotional resilience and distinguish it from survival skills.
  2. Identify the underlying qualities and attitudes that develop resilience.
  3. Explore specific goals and interventions that cultivate many of the major characteristics of resilience.
  4. Apply mindfulness techniques to increase resiliency in every day life situations.

Patti is a clinical psychologist (PSY 13266) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC 27419). She created such Gerry Grossman Seminars Continuing Education courses as Domestic Violence, Anxiety Disorders and Anger Management. She was also instrumental in the development of the Gerry Grossman Seminars BBS exam prep courses for LCSW candidates, and continues to teach those courses.

Please note:

  • Video courses are filmed at live GGS classes and separated into segments of 30 minutes or less.
  • Online courses offer the post-test online for instant course completion.
  • You can repeat the post-test if you don't pass.
  • Online courses are available to you immediately after purchase.
  • California LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs can fulfill 100% of their CE hours online.