Counseling Survivors of Intimate Partner Terrorism: Effective and Ineffective Interventions
Instructor: Liane J. Leedom, M.D. Intimate partner abuse survivors aren't codependent; they're traumatized. New research with survivors reveals what makes them feel blamed, and what helps them recover. Therapists, learn how to help your clients effectively.
Instructor: Tiffany J. Kettermann, LPC, CADCI, MPA, MA. Narcissistic abuse is not the same as domestic violence – but is just as damaging to the victim. You'll learn the cycle of narcissistic abuse, the tactics employed such as love bombing, isolation and gaslighting, and how it all affects the victims. 2 credits for psychologists.
Facilitating Professionally Run Support Groups for Partners in Exploitative Relationships
Instructor: Mary Ann Glynn, LCSW, CHT. Therapists: Support groups for clients with disordered partners are incredibly valuable. Groups break their isolation and validate their experience. Learn how to run a safe and healing program. 2 credits for psychologists and social workers.
Instructor: George Simon, Ph.D. If you have clients with personality disorders, what do you do? Traditional insight-oriented approaches don't work. It's time to use therapeutic leverage, address erroneous thinking patterns and encourage here-and-now change. 4 credits available for psychologists upon completion of both parts.
Love or exploitation? Recognizing disorder and supporting the survivor
Instructor: Mary Ann Glynn, LCSW, CHT. In this two-part course, you'll learn to identify the warning signs that your client's partner may have antisocial, narcissistic or other personality disorders, and how to offer appropriate support. 4 credits available for psychologists and social workers upon completion of both parts.
Love Fraud, Abusive Dating and Sociopaths: Vital information for educators, school professionals and parents
Instructor: Donna Andersen, author of Lovefraud.com. Lovefraud's research shows that people who encounter sociopaths at a young age suffer far more than those who meet them later in life. Learn how to help students — and yourself — recognize, avoid and escape exploitative relationships.
Overcoming Children’s Genetic Risk for Externalizing Disorders
Instructor: Liane J. Leedom, M.D. This four-part webinar explains how environmental factors interact with genetic endowment to promote or inhibit externalizing disorders. You'll learn strategies that parents can use to help their children grow up healthy and happy, even if they were born with a risk for disorder. 4 credits for psychologists and social workers upon completion of all 4 parts.
The Five Step Exit: Tools you need to help clients leave a psychopath, narcissist or other toxic partner
Instructor: Amber Ault, Ph.D., MSW. If your client is in an exploitative or abusive relationship, use this structured, five step model to help him or her escape. In this course, you'll learn to prepare your client to develop a support team, ensure personal safety, and respond appropriately to pushback from the partner. 2 credits for psychologists and social workers.
How the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Supports Traumatized Clients in Court
Instructor: Karin Huffer, Ph.D., LMFT. Therapists: If your client suffers anxiety, depression or PTSD, and must face the person who likely caused it in court, this federal law may help tremendously. Learn how to refer your client to court administration for accommodations that may improve his or her executive functionality during legal proceedings. 2 credits for psychologists and social workers.