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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

Course Transcripts:
Section 1 & Question 1
--Couples Therapy Strategies for Intimacy and Togetherness
Section 2 & Question 2
--Couples Entanglement with their Partner
Section 3 & Question 3
--Couples Therapy, Optimizing the Therapeutic Alliance
Section 4 & Question 4
--Invalidation that Undermines Communication
Section 5 & Question 5
--Couples Communications and Filters that Affect Perceptions
Section 6 & Question 6
--Communication Strategy, the Speaker-Listener Technique
Section 7 & Question 7
--Arguments Caused by Disengaged Couple Communications
Section 8 & Question 8

--Marital and Relationship Problem Solving
Section 9 & Question 9

--Problem-Solving Behaviors and Relationship Satisfaction
Section 10 & Question 10

--Arguments, Vulnerability, and Impasses
Section 11 & Question 11

--Conflict Management, Resistance, and Unresolved Conflicts
Section 12 & Question 12

--Resistance to Interpersonal Enjoyment with Couples
Section 13 & Question 13

--Couples Intimacy Conflicts
Section 14 & Question 14
--Forgiveness in Married Couples
Course of Articles:

Section 15 & Question 15
--Couple Assessment Summary: A Bridge from Assessment to      Treatment
Section 16 & Question 16
--Escaping the Blame Frame: Experimental Techniques with Couples
Section 17 & Question 17
--An Introduction to Action Methods in Couples/Family Therapy
Section 18 & Question 18
--An Introduction to Counseling Intercultural Couples
Section 19 & Question 19

--Prep School & The Love Lab in Couples Therapy
Section 20 & Question 20
--Sex Therapy with Couples
Section 21 & Question 21
--Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
Section 22 & Question 22
--Barriers to a Loving Relationship
Section 23 & Question 23
--Action Methods Used in Couples/ Family Therapy
Section 24 & Question 24
--Stages of Couple Development
Section 25 & Question 25
--Psychotherapy with Intercultural Couples
Section 26 & Question 26

--Negotiation and Other Ways of Resolving Conflict

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Psychologist Learning Objectives here
Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes here

CAMFT: Course Details in compliance with CAMFT Guidelines here.

(Course Descriptions: The purpose of this course is to provide specific communication techniques for couples that the therapist can use in his or her next session. For example, in the "Step it Back" communication technique, clients are encouraged to notice when they are beginning to feel defensive.)

Announcements that demonstrate compliance with all requirements
(CEPA Program Manual, Page 5-6)

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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.

Accommodations for Disability ADA click here.

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.

All activities within all of our courses are offered for continuing education credit.

"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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