Archive for August, 2010

NASW Code of Ethics (1 Credit Hour)

Program summary: The NASW Code of Ethics, updated in 2021, sets forth basic values, ethical principles, and ethical standards to be used as a guide for social workers’ conduct and practice.

This course is recommended for social workers and is appropriate for beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of practice.  This course does not meet continuing education requirements for National Certified Counselors.

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Do Assets Help Families Cope with Adverse Events? (1 Credit Hour)

Program summary:  This article explores the relationship between negative events and material hardship for US families and how asset holdings can help families during difficult times.

This course is recommended for social workers and is appropriate for intermediate and advanced levels of practice.

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Women and Depression (2 Credit Hours)

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Program summary: This course consists of 2 readings.  The first discusses the assessment and treatment of depression in women from adolescence to older adulthood.  The second gives an overview of postpartum disorders.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

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Men and Depression (2 Credit Hours)

Program summary: This article explores issues of depression for men throughout the stages of life and how men and women may experience depression differently.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

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Maternal Depression Making a Difference Through Community Action: A Planning Guide (3 Credit Hours)

Program summary: The first half of this report takes an in-depth look at depression in mothers while the second half offers strategic planning tips for your own community action plan.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

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Anxiety Disorders (2 Credit Hours)

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Program summary: This booklet provides an introduction to anxiety disorders and their treatment.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.  This course is not recommended for National Certified Counselors.

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Intentions and Results A Look Back at the Adoption and Safe Families Act (12 Credit Hours)

Program summary: This series of papers takes an in-depth look at the 1997 Adoption and Safe Families Act and what it means for children, families, courts, and social service agencies.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of practice.

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Mental Health Medications (2 Credit Hours)

Program summary: This article provides an overview of mental health medications used to treat schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and ADHD.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

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Bereavement, Mourning, and Grief (PDQ) (1 Credit Hour)

Program summary: This National Cancer Institute Physician Data Query (PDQ) is a resource for health care professionals who care for cancer patients.  It covers types of grief reactions, risk factors for complicated grief, and treatment.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (2 Credit Hours)

Program summary: This course consists of 2 readings.  The first reading provides an overview of ADHD in children, adolescents, and adults.  The second takes a look at how ADHD affects adults in the workplace.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

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