Course Description

*This complete Online Course includes a PDF of the book, Innovations in Clinical Practice: A 21st Century Sourcebook (Vol 1), and the Final Exam. If you have access to the book and want to purchase the Final Exam only, click here.

A variety of experts present in the areas of: the psychological influences of and interventions for chronic pain; pharmacologic interventions for depression and anxiety; conditions of, assessment, and treatment options for sleep disorders; biofeedback technology in the clinical setting; anger management treatment techniques; Pro-Ana, anorexia nervosa, and how to work with the resistant client; the assessment and treatment of internet addiction; the clinical uses of mindfulness; the ethics of group therapy; applying risk management and ethical principles to your practice; working with Baby Boomers as caregivers for aging parents; prevention of bullying in high schools; combining neuroscience and psychotherapy; applying positive psychology for optimal functioning in older adults.

20 CE credits/hours (includes 2 documented ethics credits), 200 questions


Target Audience

Psychologists | School Psychologists | Marriage & Family Therapists | Mental Health Counselors | Social Workers

Learning Level

Intermediate

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the psychological influences and interventions of chronic pain.
  • Describe the pharmacologic interventions for depression and anxiety.
  • Identify conditions of, assessment, and treatment options for sleep disorders.
  • Define biofeedback and psychology.
  • Practice anger management treatment.
  • Explain Pro-Ana and anorexia nervosa.
  • Discuss the assessment and treatment of internet addiction.
  • Recognize the clinical uses of mindfulness.
  • Describe the ethics of group therapy.
  • Identify risk management and ethical principles.
  • Discuss Baby Boomers as caregivers for aging parents.
  • Explain bullying prevention in high schools.
  • Summarize combining neuroscience and psychotherapy.
  • Describe positive psychology and optimal functioning.

Jeffery B. Allen, PhD, ABPP-CN, Eve M. Wolf, PhD, & Leon VandeCreek, PhD, ABPP

Jeffery B. Allen, PhD, ABPP-CN, Senior Editor, is currently a Professor in the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Allen's professional experience includes a specialty internship in neuropsychology at Brown University and a rehabilitation focused postdoctoral fellowship at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan in Detroit. He is widely published in the areas of neuropsychology, head injuries, and memory in such sources as Neuropsychologia, Brain Injuries, and Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology and Assessment. His areas of teaching also include physiological psychology and clinical neuropsychology. His research interests include neurobehavioral disorders, quality of life in medical populations, cognitive and neuropsychological assessment, and outcome measurement in rehabilitation. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Neuropsychology and has recently published the text, A General Practitioner's Guide to Neuropsychological Assessment, through the American Psychological Association.Eve M. Wolf, PhD, is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Wright State University School of Professional Psychology in Dayton, Ohio. For over 20 years, she has been involved in clinical work and scholarship in the area of eating disorders. Currently, she supervises doctoral students in their clinical work at the university counseling center where eating problems and body image issues are common concerns. In addition, Dr. Wolf has taught doctoral courses in adult and child psychopathology, projective assessment, and the teaching of psychology.Leon VandeCreek, PhD, ABPP, is a licensed psychologist who is the past dean and current professor in the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He has been awarded the Diplomate in Clinical Psychology and he is a Fellow of several divisions of the American Psychological Association. His interests include professional training and ethical/legal issues related to professional education and practice. Dr. VandeCreek has served as President of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Chair of the APA Insurance Trust, Chair of the Board of Educational Affairs of the APA, and Treasurer of the Ohio Psychological Association. In 2005, he served as President of the Division of Psychotherapy of the APA. He has authored or coauthored about 150 professional presentations and publications, including 17 books. From 1992 to 2007, he served as Senior Editor of the Innovations in Clinical Practice: A Source Book series.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Statement of Understanding

    • Statement of Understanding (downloadable/printable)

  • 2

    "Innovations in Clinical Practice: A 21st Century Sourcebook (Volume 1)" - PDF Book

    • PDF Book (downloadable/printable)

  • 3

    "Innovations in Clinical Practice: A 21st Century Sourcebook (Volume 1)" - Final Exam

    • "Innovations in Clinical Practice: A 21st Century Sourcebook (Volume 1)" - Final Exam Questions (downloadable/printable)

    • Final Exam

  • 4

    CE Program Evaluation

    • Evaluation Questionnaire