Online Courses

Courses Found:
18
Provider:
Alliant International University
Catalog:
Clinical Psychology
Keyword:        
Addiction and Recovery: Paradoxes of Transformational Change
This class explores Trauma Theory as a potential resolution for long-standing controversies between traditional mental health models of psychopathology and models of addiction pathology and recovery. It also examine the process of healthy development and transformational change for the addicted family in recovery.

Credits:  7 $90.00
Adoption for Clinicians
Although child therapists routinely see adopted and foster children in their clinical caseloads, they generally receive no specific training in graduate school to understand the unique interplay of biological & environmental factors which impact on these youngsters; nor do they receive training in the unique psychodynamics found in adopted & f ...

Credits:  4 $90.00
Current Practice in Treating mTBI/TBI
This class discusses current treatment plans for concussive injuries associated with military combat; and treatment of mTBI in the context of comorbid conditions, including PTSD, pain, insomnia, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse

Credits:  2 $48.00
Educating Adoption Professionals and Their Families
This course is intended to provide adoption professionals with information and materials they can use to educate pre-adoptive and adoptive parents about the mental-health and developmental issues their children may experience.

Credits:  1.5 $40.00
Introduction to Military Culture for Clinicians
This Course focuses on military culture, essential knowledge in order to gain credibility with veterans, as well as the impact of war, psychologically, morally, interpersonally and spiritually. The material presented also distinguishes between Combat Stress and PTSD and explores sub-clinical presentations of PTSD.

Finally, Dr. Grant ...

Credits:  5 $60.00
Introduction to PTSD for Clinicians
This Course is designed to provide a foundation for understanding and treating PTSD. Dr. Preston, a Neuro Psychologist , outlines prevalence, risk and resilience factors; then describes research findings regarding the underlying neurobiology as well as validated treatment strategies.

The focus is on processing of traumatic experienc ...

Credits:  3 $50.00
Introduction to TBI for Clinicians
The Course reviews statistics and epidemiology of TBI, basic classification systems for determining severity, and the standard continuum of care. There will be emphasis on understanding the real world or practical implications of common TBI symptoms to assist the clinician in developing an appropriate treatment plan.

The goal of thi ...

Credits:  6 $72.00
Introduction to Veterans Benefits for Clinicians
The Course clarifies the legal and administrative environment which clinicians must understand in order to work effectively with returning Veterans.

It focuses on treatment reporting requirements, confidentiality of clinical notes and records, and questions of operational readiness -- three important areas in which specific obligatio ...

Credits:  1.5 $35.00
Practical Treatment Strategies for Combat Operational Stress and PTSD
The course focuses on Clinical Presentation and Treatment of Moderate and Acute COS and Comorbidities in treating complex COS/PCS cases.

The course also reviews the strengths and limitations of specific assessment instruments, and key diagnostice questions for understanding neurological involvement in the cases of acute PTSD Finall ...

Credits:  4 $90.00
Psychophysiology: Mind-Body Strategies for PTSD
Dr Zucker argues for a view of PTSD which emphasizes the somatic perspective, clearly demonstrating a neurobiological pathway and describing a range of psychophysiologically oriented treatments. The course also addresses: - Assessing and working with hyperarousal symptoms - Role of biofeedback in self-management - Practical suggestions an ...

Credits:  1.5 $40.00
PTSD -- Integrating Behavioral and Pharmacological Approaches This Course focuses on a phenomenological model for PTSD, not limited to post-combat situations. Dr. Sammons reviews some of the relevant literature on on biological and pharmacological models, as well psychotherapy. He recommends an approach which combines exposure therapy with therapeutic approaches to healing through determining, over time, th ...

Credits:  2 $48.00
Resource Tapping, with a Focus on Vets
Resource Tapping is an EMDR-related technique that is effective and easy-to-use for ego strengthening, affect regulation and stress reduction in the treatment of trauma. The technique can be used to help rebalance the nervous system, activate the parasympathetic restoration cycle, and teach self-regulation.

Credits:  4 $120.00
Returning Vets - Intimacy and Sexuality
This class focuses on a crucial aspect of post combat operational stress or trauma -- difficulties in establishing intimate relations and engaging in sexual behavior.

Credits:  1.5 $40.00
Sex and Love Addiction: Community Education and Clinical Foundations
In this online class, Dr Brady not only provides a thorough training in Sex and Love Addiction for clinicians -- she also demonstrates how this material can be shared in a community education program. By presenting experiential and research-based content to both clinicians and members of the public, Dr Brady plays a valuable local educational ...

Credits:  8 $90.00
Update on Issues in Transracial Adoption
This class describes current changes and issues in transracial adoption and adjustment outcomes for these children; biological factors and environments associated with the adjustment of transracial adoptions; and family lifecycle issues.

Credits:  1.5 $48.00
Update on Women in the Military Dr Heidi Squier Kraft surveys what is known about the unique needs of returning female veterans as well as emerging approaches to facilitate their re-integration -- from her perspective from within the US Navy Combat Stress Control program.

Credits:  3 $72.00
Women and Addictions This class was created specifically for the office-based mental health practitioner. The first component addresses gender differences and issues unique to women in addictive behavior. It is a research-based review, with attention to ethnicity as well as gender.

The second component provides a broader foundation in models of addiction an ...

Credits:  4 $90.00
Wounded Warriors -- Combat Trauma and Learning
Thousands of returning veterans are expected to utilize educational benefits under the new GI Bill, and many of them will matriculate at community colleges, four year schools and graduate school. How can mental health professionals in the community assist in the process of providing the special supports and counseling? Ms Stringer will outline ...

Credits:  1.5 $40.00