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Step #1 FREE Preview of Questions & FREE Course Content! Click underlined Section 1 below to read Section 1. Question 1 is located at the end of Section 1. Then, click on the Answer Booklet link found at the end of Section 1 to answer question 1. Read Section 2. Answer question 2 in the Answer Booklet for this course and so on.

Step #2 - FREE Unlimited Scoring! After completing and scoring the Answer Booklet a Certificate granting 10 continuing education credits for this Course is issued to you on-line or sent to you via US Mail. The Answer Booklet gives you FREE scoring and anonymous unlimited trials. (Click here if you wish to get a printable format of this page.) Coordinating Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd

Outline of Topics - Transcript of Compact Discs
*New content on Support for Cancer Patients
Section 1 & Question 1
--Track #1 - Four Factors that Affect Your Clients Coping with Cancer
Section 2 & Question 2
--Track #2 - Cancer... Helping Your Client Deal with Denial, Anger & the Sense of Loss
Section 3 & Question 3
--Track #3 - How to Stop your Client's "Awfulizing"
Section 4 & Question 4
--Track #4 - City of Hope's Four Steps to Beating Cancer
Section 5 & Question 5
--Track #5 - Using the Baseball Team Analogy to Help your Client Take Charge of their Care
Section 6 & Question 6
--Track #6 - Three Effective Tools to Help Reform Negative Emotions
Section 7 & Question 7
--Track #7 - Two-Step Act "As If" Technique
Section 8 & Question 8

--Track #8 - Tools to Minimize the Intensity of 'Walking into the War Zone'
Section 9 & Question 9

--Track #9 - 'My Time is Up' - How to Restore Hope
Section 10 & Question 10

--Track #10 - Giving 3 Key Reasons that Help your Client Restore Hope
Section 11 & Question 11
--Track #11 - How to Break the News - Timing, Delegation, & Method for Telling the Children
Section 12 & Question 12
--Track #12 - Hospital Strategies & "Room, Sweet Room" Technique
Section 13 & Question 13
--Track #13 - Take the Opposite Track Technique by Developing Obstinacy
Section 14 & Question 14
--Track #14 - Techniques for Rebounding, Rebuilding & Recovery
Course Manual of Articles

& Personal Reflection Exercises

Section 15 & Question 15
--Cancer & the Mind, Part I
Section 16 & Question 16
--Cancer & the Mind, Part II: Defining Beliefs and Meaning in the Cancer Experience
Section 17 & Question 17
--Breast Reconstruction, Part I: Satisfaction & Coping
Section 18 & Question 18
--Breast Reconstruction, Part II: Decision-Making & Psychotherapy
Section 19 & Question 19
--Supportive-Expressive Group Therapy & Life Extension of Breast Cancer Patients
Section 20 & Question 20
--Group Psychotherapy for People with Cancer
Section 21 & Question 21
--Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy for Clients with Cancer
Section 22 & Question 22
--Terminal Illness & Coping with Loneliness
Section 23 & Question 23
--The Interface of Positive Psychology with a Psychology of Loss
Section 24 & Question 24
--Group Psychotherapy for Cancer Patients
Section 25 & Question 25
--'Fighting Spirit' and Breast Cancer
Section 26 & Question 26
--Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy Pilot Group for Cancer Patients
*New content on Support for Cancer Patients
Section 27
--A Model for Counseling Patients
Section 28
--Support for People with Cancer - Pain Control
Section 29
--Facing Forward - Life After Cancer Treatment
Section 30
--Cancer Care for the Whole Patient: Meeting Psychosocial Health Needs
Section 31
--Selected Readings Bibliography/Authors/Instructors
Section 32
--Appendix: Reproducible Client WorksheetsCourse Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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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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