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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 Answer Booklet link found at the end of Section 1 to answer question 1. Read Section 2. Answer question 2 and so on.

Step #2 - FREE Unlimited Scoring! After completing and scoring the Answer Booklet a Certificate granting 10 CE credits is issued to you. The Answer Booklet gives you FREE scoring and unlimited trials. Coordinating Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd


Audio Transcripts:
Section 1 & Question 1
--Track #1 - Collapse, Catastrophize, and Losing Control - Understanding 5 Key Factors Related to PPD
Section 2 & Question 2
--Track #2 - The Pervasive Myth, Wishful Thinking, & an 'Icing on the Cake' Technique
Section 3 & Question 3
--Track #3 - How to Overcome the 'Burning Desire' & 'Ease the Father’s Fears'
Section 4 & Question 4
--Track #4 -'Going Nuts', the 'Emotional Hurricane', & Violence Against Pregnant Women
Section 5 & Question 5
--Track #5 - Staring at the Lifeless Body: Tools to Use when Mothers Lose Mothers
Section 6 & Question 6
--Track #6 - 'The Thing to Do' - Helping Clients Choose Termination or Acceptance with Unplanned Pregnancies
Section 7 & Question 7
--Track #7 - 'Escaping the Reality of Depression' - Treating Pregnant, Addicted Clients
Section 8 & Question 8

--Track #8 - Being Detached from One’s Body & Panic vs. Depression, Which Comes First?
Section 9 & Question 9

--Track #9 - 'Ghosts in the Nursery' & Understanding When a Child is truly at Risk
Section 10 & Question 10

--Track #10 - 'I think of the neighbor’s dog attacking my baby!' - Treating Shame and Intrusive OCD Thoughts
Section 11 & Question 11
--Track #11 - PTSD and Pregnancy - Flashbacks of C-Sections
Section 12 & Question 12
--Track #12 - Anorexia: The Eating Disorder and the Baby
Section 13 & Question 13
--Track #13 - Treating Hallucinations & the Switching to Mania
Section 14 & Question 14
--Track #14 - 'Haunted by thoughts about harming the baby!' - Ten Reassurances for Postpartum Dads
Course Articles:

Section 15 & Question 15
--Alternative Medical Treatments for Postpartum Psychosis
Section 16 & Question 16
--The Reality of Anger in the Postpartum Period
Section 17 & Question 17
--"Speak Up When You're Down" - The PPD Awareness Campaign
Section 18 & Question 18
--Women's Sexuality During Postpartum
Section 19 & Question 19
--Predicting Postpartum by Persistent Fatigue
Section 20 & Question 20
--PPD: Common yet Under-treated
Section 21 & Question 21
--Does Mother's Depression Affect her Toddler's Assertiveness?
Section 22 & Question 22
--Using the EPDS to Help Diagnose PPD, Not as a Diagnosis
Section 23 & Question 23
--Postpartum Depression: The Baby Blues
Section 24 & Question 24
--Postpartum Psychosis: The Dangerous Next Degree
Section 25 & Question 25
--High-Risk Births - Effects on the Parents
Section 26 & Question 26
--Depression in Women

                                      -- Answer Booklet --

Section 27
--Selected Readings Bibliography/Authors/Instructors
Section 28
--Appendix: Reproducible Client Worksheets

--What has serotonin to do with depression?

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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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