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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
--Children's Understanding of Adoption
Section 2 & Question 2
--Family Conflict
Section 3 & Question 3
--Birth Family Thoughts for Adolescents (Part 1)
Section 4 & Question 4
--Birth Family Thoughts for Adolescents (Part 2)
Section 5 & Question 5
--Grief and the Challenge of Adoption
Section 6 & Question 6
--Adoptive Parents
Section 7 & Question 7
--Family Conversation (Part 1)

Section 8 & Question 8

--Family Conversation (Part 2)
Section 9 & Question 9

--Family Conversation (Part 3)
Section 10 & Question 10

--Adoption and Cognitive Development
Section 11 & Question 11

--Stages of Development
Section 12 & Question 12

--Preadoptive Child Maltreatment
Section 13 & Question 13

--Rape Narratives and Incest Disclosure
Section 14 & Question 14
--Adoptive Dissolution
Course Articles:

Section 15 & Question 15
--20th Century Adoption Revolution
Section 16 & Question 16
--The Chosen Child: Emotional Inoculation against Shock
Section 17 & Question 17
--Psychopathology of Adoptive Parents
Section 18 & Question 18
--Family in Crisis: Adoption of Special-Needs Children
Section 19 & Question 19

--Adoption Disruptions: Negative Parental Attitude or Child Behavior?
Section 20 & Question 20
--Precarious Teenage Adoptions: Resilience vs. Trauma
Section 21 & Question 21
--Teenage Adoption Case Study: Doubly Deprived
Section 22 & Question 22
--Teenage Adoption: Risk, Turbulence & Anguish
Section 23 & Question 23
--3 Components to Fighting Racism in Intercountry Adoption
Section 24 & Question 24
--Warning on the Dangers of Holding Therapy, Foster Care
Section 25 & Question 25
--Adoption & Holding Therapy: Harmful or Helpful?
Section 26 & Question 26

--Adoption Attachment Theories
Section 27 & Question 27
--Major Federal Legislation Concerned With Child Protection, Child      Welfare, and Adoption

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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.

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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