CE COURSES FOR RECERTIFICATION
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The following CE Courses have provider approvals: The American Institute of Health Care Professionals Inc. is a licensed Continuing Education Provider in the State of California, Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15595.
AM 500 – Anger Management: Concepts & Theories
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the theories and concept of anger and its effective management. The authors of the course textbook are distinguished researchers, teachers and practitioners in the field of anger management, and their book offers a detailed, research-based and empirically validated “anger episode model.” This indispensable resource for human service professionals emphasizes how to help clients understand, manage, and prevent unhealthy anger. Students will study methodologies for teaching and working with clients to enhance their life skills, increase problem solving and change their responses to anger. Students will achieve a comprehensive and solid understanding of the theories and concepts of anger and will acquire a comprehensive skill set of anger management strategies/interventions for clinical practice. This course has accompanying power point lectures. You must have MS Power Point software to access the lectures. Contact hours of continuing education = 65. Course Code: AM 500. Course Cost: $ 200.00
CI 600 – Counseling PTSD & Suicidal Clients
This course provides greater understanding in the assessment, etiology and treatment of clients who experience PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and who may be suicidal. This is a guided, independent study CE Course with faculty mentoring as needed. . You are to study and progress at your own rate. This course is comprehensive and provides study on how to therapeutically treat suffers of PTSD using cognitive behavioral approaches to treatment plans. Students will learn criteria for diagnosis, assessment and the cognitive behavioral model for treatment. The second half of this course focuses on Suicidal clients, including counseling and effective interventions. Course Code= CI 600. Contact hours of education = 50. Course Cost = $150
CI 610 – Counseling Victims of Violence & Disasters
This course provides an introduction to the theories and practice of crisis intervention with special concentration in traumatic events/circumstances experienced by clients. The first part of the course focuses on the counseling of victims of violence. Many types of violence, such as domestic and child abuse are presented. Students will learn guidelines for referrals for clients. For each of the types of violence presented, students will learn to address three stages of counseling including crisis intervention, and short-term and long-term interventions. Secondary victimizations are also examined. The second part of the course focuses on training modules for crisis intervention and disaster responders. Many types of crisis situations are examined along with primary interventions for use in practice. Course Code= CI 610. Contact hours of education = 50. Course Cost = $150
GC 684 – Effective Clinical Interviewing
This CE course provides a very comprehensive overview of theories, processes and considerations when conducting a clinical interview. Four broad areas of clinical interviewing are covered: 1. “Becoming a Mental Health Professional”, 2. “Listening and Relationship Development”, 3. “Structuring and Assessment” and, 4. Interviewing Special Populations.” Chapters within each area discuss research, theories, cultural issues, ethics, techniques and challenges. Ultimately the course provides clear and practical knowledge of the clinical interview. This course prepares students with the knowledge and skills to conduct and document a high quality interview and assessment. Upon successful completion of this course, students are awarded 50 contact hours of continuing education credits. Course Cost: $200.00 Course Code: GC 684.
HE 500 – Health Care Educator
This course is designed to examine the professional role of health practitioner as educator. Health practitioners facilitate learning for clients and their families as they work to overcome the challenges that health, disease, prevention, and rehabilitation bring. They also share their experience, disseminate new knowledge and guide colleagues and students alike as they acquire new skills. This course is designed to examine these ‘educator’ roles in the health context and stimulate a critical analysis of taken-for-granted assumptions about this integral aspect of practice. Course Code: HE 500. Contact hours of education: 30 hours. Course Cost = $ 150.00.
MED 415 – Relation and Health
This comprehensive CE course examines Benson’s Relaxation Response and goes well beyond to highlight his work years after its introduction. Students will not only re-examine the relaxation response but will also study other relaxation modalities used from a mind-body health care perspective. Students will study physiology as well as genetics as related to body- mind modalities. Study will continue with the examine of many illnesses and how body-mind modalities are being incorporated into care. Also examined are impressive outcomes related to relaxation modalities and other body-mind modalities. Students will come away with a stronger knowledge of how relaxation strategies are becoming important in overall care delivery. Course Code: MED 415. Contract hours of education: 30 hours. Course Cost = $ 75.00
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