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Steps to receive a Continuing Education Certificate for this Course

Step #1 - Read Section 1 then Answer Question 1. Question 1 is located at the end of Section 1. Then, click on the Test link found at the end of Section 1 to answer question 1. Read Section 2. Answer question 2 and so on.

Step #2 - After completing and scoring the Test a Certificate granting 10 CE credits is issued to you. Coordinating Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd
Course Reviewed 2023

Section 1 & Question 1
--DSM-5 3.3.11 Body Dysmorphic Disorder (Under Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders)
Section 2 & Question 2
--DSM-5 Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
Section 3 & Question 3
--Findings from Comparative Studies between DSM-5 Comorbid OCD–BDD and OCD Patient Diagnosis
Section 4 & Question 4
--BDDs "Delusional Variant" Diagnosis
Course Transcripts:

Section 5 & Question 5
--Body Image Concerns
Section 6 & Question 6
--Appearance-Related Safety Behaviors in Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Section 7 & Question 7
--Self-Injurious Thoughts
Section 8 & Question 8
--Suicidal Behavior and Non-suicidal Self-Injury
Section 9 & Question 9
--Body–gender Identity Incongruence
Section 10 & Question 10
--Adolescent Responses to Body Dissatisfaction
Section 11 & Question 11
--Body Dissatisfaction
Section 12 & Question 12

Section 13 & Question 13

--Social Anxiety Symptoms
Section 14 & Question 14

--Cognitive and Affective Facets of Body Experience
Section 15 & Question 15
--Parental Bonds

Section 16 & Question 16
--Body Image with Symptoms of Depression
Section 17 & Question 17
--Hypochondria, Obessive-Compulsive Disorder and Social Phobia
Section 18 & Question 18
--Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Course Articles:
Section 19 & Question 19
--Diagnosis: Distinguishing the Clinical Presentation of BDD
Section 20 & Question 20
--The Delusionality Controversy in Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Section 21 & Question 21
--The Influence of Self-Objectification on BDD in Women
Section 22 & Question 22
--Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Plastic Surgery
Section 23 & Question 23
--The Impact of Child Insecurity on Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Section 24 & Question 24
--Applying the Dual Nature of Self-Esteem to Understanding BDD
Section 25 & Question 25
--Using Self-Esteem Assessments with BDD Clients
Section 26 & Question 26
--Special Risks in BDD Clients Undergoing Plastic Surgery

Section 27 & Question 27
--Effective Treatment of BDD, Part I: Diagnostic Features
Section 28 & Question 28
--Effective Treatment of BDD, Part II: Evaluating Treatment Options
Section 29 & Question 29
--Integrative Group Psychotherapy for BDD, Part I
Section 30 & Question 30
--Integrative Group Psychotherapy for BDD, Part II
Section 31 & Question 31

--Clinical Research: Body Dysmorphic Disorder

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Instructor’s Name & Credentials: Tracy Catherine Appleton, LCSW, MEd, CE Program Administrator, Course Development Coordinator, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Masters Degree in Education. Ms. Appleton has had experience in developing, providing, and presenting adult education programs since 1979. Expertise in program content: Experience as an Outpatient Therapist and Private Practice.

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When and How Course Completion Certificates will be Awarded: Once you have passed the test with a score of 80% or higher, paid and completed evaluation; log into your User Account and your certificate is available for print or download. Your CE history is maintained in your account.

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"Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences."

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