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By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Discuss mental health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak.
-Discuss ways on managing healthcare workers' stress regarding the COVID-19 virus outbreak.
-Explain how to manage anxiety caused by COVID-19.
-Describe current diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders.
-Explain overlap with OCD and other anxiety disorders.
-Name cognitive behavioral treatments (CBT) and other related interventions for health anxiety.
-Discuss a case illustration regarding health anxiety.
-Explain how can reassurance perpetuate health anxiety.
-Explain parent-child health anxiety interactions.
-Describe mass psychogenic illness (MPI).
-Discuss dysfunctional beliefs and traumatic stress related to health anxiety.
-Discuss an overview of cognitive-behavioral therapy for health anxiety.
-Name resistance responses for health anxiety.

"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."