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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 Dream & Depression and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Section 1 & Question 1
--Track #1 - Behavioral Paralysis, Delusions, Screwed-Up & the 'Just Good News' Exercise
Section 2 & Question 2
--Track #2 - 'I’m easy and dirty!' - Tools for Treating the 'Born Loser' with a Guilt List
Section 3 & Question 3
--Track #3 - Self-Punitiveness, Heavy Drinking, & a Destructive Judgment Journal
Section 4 & Question 4
--Track #4 - 'You are nothing!' - Effectively Treating Inferiority and 'Being God'
Section 5 & Question 5
--Track #5 - Helping Clients overcome the Standard of 'Being Number One' & Vulnerability with Mantras
Section 6 & Question 6
--Track #6 - Depression... The Hanging Judge

Section 7 & Question 7
--Track #7 - 'I completely ruined her birthday!' - How to Overcome Shame with Penance and Meditation
Section 8 & Question 8

--Track #8 - Low-Power Positions, 'Shot Down,' and Negative Notecards
Section 9 & Question 9

--Track #9 - 'Irreparably Damaged' - Helping Clients Reach Three Self-Critical Goals
Section 10 & Question 10

--Track #10 - Tools for Teaching Clients to Follow the 'Guiding Star'
Section 11 & Question 11

--Track #11 - 'I should just lay down and die!' - Exploring Masochism
Section 12 & Question 12

--Track #12 - Using Positive Reassurance with 'Loss of Control' & the 'Guilty as Charged' Mentality
Section 13 & Question 13

--Track #13 - Understanding the Dynamics of Ambivalence to Strengthen the 'Urge to Resist'
Section 14 & Question 14
--Track #14 - Helping Clients Learn to 'Let it Slide' with the 'Nasty Thermostat'
Course Manual of Articles

& Personal Reflection Exercises

Section 15 & Question 15
--An Evolutionary Perspective of the Origins of Self-Criticism and Depression
Section 16 & Question 16
--Self-Criticism, Depression, and Personality
Section 17 & Question 17
--Potential Foundations for Self-Criticism in Individuals
Section 18 & Question 18
--Self-Criticism Coping Technique: Compassionate Mind Training (CMT)
Section 19 & Question 19

--Vulnerability’s Ties to Self-Criticism and Depression
Section 20 & Question 20
--Depressive Vulnerability: An Expanded Model
Section 21 & Question 21
--Perfectionism: The Stuff of Which Self-Criticism is Made
Section 22 & Question 22
--Dealing with the Perfectionistic School Child
Section 23 & Question 23
--The NICE Guidelines for Treating Depression
Section 24 & Question 24
--Family Interventions with Depressed Youth
Section 25 & Question 25
--Seeking the Most Effective Treatment for Chronic and Major Depression – Part 1
Section 26 & Question 26

--Seeking the Most Effective Treatment for Chronic and Major Depression – Part 2

*New content on Depression
Section 27
--What has serotonin to do with depression?

*New content on Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Section 28
--Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: Overview and Implications for School Counselors
Section 29
--Solution-focused therapy - Counseling model for busy family physicians
Section 30
--Title - TIP 34 Brief Interventions and Brief Therapies for Substance Abuse
*New content on Dream & Depression
Section 31
--Impact of REM Sleep on Distortions of Self-Concept, Mood and Memory in Depressed/Anxious Participants

Section 32
--Sleep Disorders and Depression: Brief Review of the Literature, Case Report, and Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Depression

Section 33
Selected Readings Bibliography/Authors/Instructors
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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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