Archive for April, 2019

Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives- Module 1 (5 credit hours)

 Program Summary:  This course offers culturally competent guidance for treatment providers working with American Indian and Alaska Native individuals.  The course examines American Indian and Alaska Native cultures and offers practice-based approaches for behavioral health services.  This course is divided into two modules.  Module 1 covers the Executive Summary and Part 1 Chapter 1.  The course explores historical factors, cultural perspectives, social challenges, and behavioral health issues.

“Never look for a psychological explanation unless every effort to find a cultural one has been exhausted.”  – Margaret Mead

This course is recommended for social workers and counselors and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice. Read the complete description of this course…..


Adjustment to Cancer: Anxiety and Distress (2 credit hours)

Program Summary:  This course explores the psychosocial adjustment to cancer along a continuum of normal adjustment, psychosocial distress, adjustment disorders, and anxiety disorders.   The course examines distress and coping at each critical stage of the illness.  A discussion of screening, assessment, treatment, and pharmacotherapy is included.

This course is recommended for social workers and counselors and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice. Read the complete description of this course…..


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