Psychotherapy With Twins Text-based Home Course (3 CE) - Printed Version
Twin births are on the rise with the ever-increasing number of technologically-assisted pregnancies. Multiples carry increased risks for a variety of physical and emotional difficulties. Mothers of multiples have a higher incidence of depression than parents of single born children.
This course presents information on the nature of twin relationships, particularly struggles with individuation and enmeshment not only in the family but also with the twin. It also describes the unique challenges for twins across their development and addresses adult twins who come for therapy. Therapists will learn how to treat issues regarding identity, assertiveness, social skills, and communication patterns that are often intertwined with their twin relationship. This course also presents information for parents of twins to help manage their own strain as well as any siblings of the twins.
Author: Jazmin Zane, MSW, LCSW
Target Audience: Introductory and Intermediate; LMFTs, Social Workers, LPCCs, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, and other mental health clinicians.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify developmental and treatment issues specific to twins.
- Identify strategies to help twins adapt socially.
- Support and provide resources for parents of multiples.
- Assess for and treat twins presenting problems in the context of this unique developmental trait.
Advantages of taking Gerry Grossman Seminars at-home CE courses:
- 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.
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