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Bipolar Disorders: Essentials for Clinical Practice

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Copyright : 07/16/2019

The 10 Best-Ever Depression Management Techniques: Managing Depression Across the Lifespan

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  1. Utilize the DSM-5® for diagnosing depression, co-morbid disorders, and determine their treatment implications.
  2. Differentiate the neurobiological factors of depression in relation to assessment and treatment planning.
  3. Analyze the role of medications and its relationship with psychotherapeutic interventions for treating depression and co-morbid disorders.
  4. Employ strategies to enhance motivation and mobilize clients with lethargy and low sense of reward.
  5. Apply interventions that stop the damage of chronic stress, workaholism, and burnout.
  6. Construct a model to stop the despair common to the depression of trauma survivors and interrupt self-destructive coping styles.
  7. Use the healing impact of positivity to minimize perfectionism and pessimism by strengthening networks for positive cognition.
  8. Prepare an approach that changes negatively biased attention, mood, cognition and hopeless/helpless style depressed thinking.

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The Diagnosis of Depression, Including DSM-5® Symptoms and Co-morbid Diagnosis

The Neurobiological Basis of Depression 

Immediate Interventions

The Role of Psychoeducation in Compliance with Treatment 

Treatment Goals Overview

CBT Goals

Behavioral Activation Goals

Positive Psychology Goals

Copyright : 10/14/2019

Suicide Assessment and Intervention: Today's Top Challenges for Mental Health Professionals

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  1. Conduct a thorough suicide assessment that includes both risk and protective factors.
  2. Implement clinical techniques to support clients’ ability to self-regulate, problem solve, and communicate their needs.
  3. Develop and monitor realistic safety plans that clients will participate in.
  4. Create accurate and comprehensive documentation of clinical crises to protect all parties involved and minimize liability risks.

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Assessment: Your Comprehensive Guide to Identify Suicidal Risk

Suicide Intervention Strategies: Supporting Clients From “Passive” Ideation to Full-Blown Crisis Other Clinical Considerations

Copyright : 09/27/2019

15 Must-Have Mindfulness Techniques for Clinicians: Skills to Transform Your Treatment Plans for Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Trauma, Guilt and Shame

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  1. Motivate clients to engage in treatment with understandable descriptions of the neurological processes that underlie common disorders and easy to follow explanations of how mindfulness can affect these processes.
  2. Establish how mindfulness practices can be used in therapy to impact the stress reaction and shift clients to a relaxation response.
  3. Incorporate mindfulness interventions into your treatment plans for depression and anxiety that can counter automatic patterns of thoughts.
  4. Communicate how mindfulness and breathing techniques that reduce the body’s anger responses can be taught in-session to help clients manage their angered outbursts.
  5. Analyze the neurobiology of the traumatized brain and calm it with grounding techniques and breathing exercises.
  6. Appraise the clinical utility of mindfulness-based therapies in regulating shame and guilt.

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Reduce Stress with Mindful Coping Skills

Manage Depression and Anxiety with Mindfulness Techniques That Work Mindfulness as the Antidote to Anger Calm the Traumatized Brain Transform the Inner Critic: Mindfully Deal with Guilt and Shame

Copyright : 07/24/2018