Total CE Credit Hours: 12
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102519
About the Course:
Dr. Jamison has studied manic-depressive illness and suicide both professionally—and personally. She first planned her own suicide at 17; she attempted to carry it out at 28. Now professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, she explores the complex psychology of suicide, especially in people younger than 40: why it occurs, why it is one of our most significant health problems, and how it can be prevented. Dr. Jamison discusses manic-depression, suicide in different cultures and eras, suicide notes (they “promise more than they deliver”), methods, preventive treatments, and the devastating effects on loved ones. She explores what type of person commits suicide, and why, and when. She illustrates her points with detailed anecdotes about people who have attempted or committed suicide, some famous, some ordinary, many of them young. Not easy reading, either in subject or style, but you’ll understand suicide better and be jolted by the intensity of depression that drives young people to it.
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Discuss historical trends in suicide and attitudes towards suicide.
Cite case examples of individuals whose lives illustrate the tragic consequences of suicide attempts and successes
Enhance your ability to provide supportive services to families affected by suicide
Idenitfy medications used to treat depression and manic-depressive disorder.
Explain why different methods of suicide are more common in certain areas.
American Psychological Association (APA)
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
Our Provider Number: 5951
CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
NBCC Counselors completing this course will receive 12 credits.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
Our Provider Number: 192243
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
Our Provider Number: 17-1460
CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.
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