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Steps to receive a Continuing Education Certificate for this Course

Step #1 - Read Section 1 then Answer Question 1! Question 1 is located at the end of Section 1. Then, click on the Answer Booklet link found at the end of Section 1 to answer question 1. Read Section 2. Answer question 2 and so on.

Step #2 - FREE Unlimited Scoring! After completing and scoring the Answer Booklet a Certificate granting 10 CE credits is issued to you. The Answer Booklet gives you FREE scoring and unlimited trials. Coordinating Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd

Best Practice YouTube PowerPoint below...
A few of the "BestPractices" from our courses have been made into YouTube PowerPoints. Track 12 below entitled, "10 Pre-Intervention Steps Part 1 of 2" and Track 13 entitled, "10 Pre-Intervention Steps Part 2 of 2," contains practical specific tools, tips, and techinques.
Please share link below with therapists, clients, and others interested in this topic.
Addiction: Treating Family Manipulation, Mistrust, and Misdirection

Outline of Topics - Transcript of Compact Discs
*New content on Online Game Addiction, Addictions/Substance Abuse and Digital Addiction
Section 1 & Question 1
--Two Key Steps for 'Uncovering Feelings' about Master Manipulators

Section 2 & Question 2
--Tools for Breaking the Vicious Cycle with the 'Daily Needs' Exercise
Section 3 & Question 3
--'What he's doing to us!' - Overcoming the 3 R's with the 'New Rules/Old Rules' Exercise
Section 4 & Question 4
--Connecting with the Mascot: Using a 'Feelings Excavation'
Section 5 & Question 5
--How to Build up Courage 'Muscles' & Establish Communication within the Family
Section 6 & Question 6
--Tools for Fostering & Assessing Positive Anger
Section 7 & Question 7
--Effectively Setting Boundaries to Avoid Pleasure-Seeking and the Caretaker Trap
Section 8 & Question 8

--Snapping Out of it: How to Beat the Blame Game Habit with 'ABC's'
Section 9 & Question 9

--Avoiding Psychosomatic Symptoms by 'Trusting Yourself First'
Section 10 & Question 10

--How to 'Become an Ambassador' with 5 Effective Negotiation Styles
Section 11 & Question 11

--4 Key Considerations for a Family Intervention
Section 12 & Question 12

--Addictions... 10 Pre-Intervention Steps Part 1 of 2

Section 13 & Question 13

--Addictions... 10 Pre-Intervention Steps Part 2 of 2

Section 14 & Question 14
--Using 6 Key Questions to Formulate a Relapse Agreement
Course Manual of Articles
& Personal Reflection Activities

Section 15 & Question 15
--Families of Addicts: A Systems Perspective
Section 16 & Question 16
--Screening Methods for the Families of Addicts
Section 17 & Question 17
--Methods Family Members Use to Cope with Substance Abuse
Section 18 & Question 18
--Addiction Concealment & Taboo: Lives of Children of Addicts
Section 19 & Question 19

--Paying the Price: Impact of Parental Drug Use on Children
Section 20 & Question 20
--Early Intervention with the Families of Substance Abusers
Section 21 & Question 21
--Helping the Female Partners of Substance Abusers
Section 22 & Question 22
--Methods for Reducing Harm in the Families of Addicts
Section 23 & Question 23
--Unilateral Family Therapy
Section 24 & Question 24
--"Pressures to Change" Procedure for the Families of Addicts
Section 25 & Question 25
--Depression in the Adult Children of Alcoholics
Section 26 & Question 26

--Children of Addicts: When Should Reunification Occur?

*New content on Online Game Addiction

Section 27
--Playing it Safe: Avoiding Online Gaming Risk
Section 28
--The Perspective of Six Students on Playing Video Games: Beneficial or Detrimental?
*New content on Addictions/Substance Abuse
Section 29
--Therapy Manuals for Drug Addiction
*New content on Digital Addictions
Section 30
--iGeneration: The Social Cognitive Effects of Digital Technology on Teenagers
Section 31
--The Invisible Addiction: Cell-phone Activities and Addiction among Male and Female College Student
Section 32
Selected Readings Bibliography
Section 33
--Reproducible Client Worksheets – Appendix A
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Instructor’s Name & Credentials: Tracy Catherine Appleton, LCSW, MEd, CE Program Administrator, Course Development Coordinator, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Masters Degree in Education. Ms. Appleton has had experience in developing, providing, and presenting adult education programs since 1979. Expertise in program content: Experience as an Outpatient Therapist and Private Practice.

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All activities within all of our courses are offered for continuing education credit.

"Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences."

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