This course provides an understanding of pandemic infidelity (personal & professional) through the lens of tele-mental healthcare trauma work. The etiology of infidelity, the neuroscience of trauma as well as treatment modalities with the integration of spiritual principles will be incorporated. Lastly, factors for resiliency and well-being will be identified for markers of post-traumatic growth as culturally competent clinical mental healthcare professionals.
This is a non-interactive, self-study course.
Instruction consists of 1.5 hours of video instruction and a post-test.
From the time of registration, you have six months to access the coursework.
Upon completion of this training, professionals will be able to do the following:
- Describe personal & professional infidelity
- Expand the intersectionality of infidelity & trauma
- Discuss treatment modalities with the integration of spiritual principles & telemental healthcare
- List post-traumatic growth factors resiliency and well-being
Beverly Smith, PhD, LPC (GA, AL), NCC, CCMHC, ACS, NCSC, CFT, HS-BCP, BCC, MAC, CPCS, BC-TMH, CCTP, BCPCC
Dr. Smith is the President & CEO of the American Mental Health Counselors Association. She has over 26 years of experience in the Mental Healthcare field working with individuals across the lifespan. She has worked in numerous settings to include higher education, community counseling, public education, faith-based organizations, and in private practice as a psychotherapist. She is licensed as an LPC in the State of Georgia and Alabama. Dr. Smith is an adjunct professor at Mercer University, a Ph.D. mentor at Capella University, and a member of several professional organizations. Some of her areas of specialization include Trauma Care, Post-Traumatic Growth, Infidelity, Cultural Diversity, Medical Family Therapy, Clinical Employee Assistance Services, and Mental Health Disaster support.
You can read more about Dr. Smith by clicking here and here.
Credit Hours: This course consists of 1.5 credit hours.
Counselors: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No, 6693. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0048. Approval renewal date: 1/31/2026
Marriage and Family Therapists: Many MFT licensing boards accept our courses or one of the approvals which we have from professional associations. You can check with your board to determine if this course would be accepted by your licensing board.
Social Workers: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC, #1609, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/02/2021 – 05/02/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 clinical continuing education credits.
Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0435. Approval renewal date: 2/28/2026
Addiction Professionals: Telehealth Certification Institute is an approved provider of continuing education by NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals, provider #193104. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.
Psychologists: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
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Other Professionals: This activity qualifies for 90 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.
This is a non-interactive, self-study course.
To receive your certificate of completion you must complete the course in its entirety.
To complete an Online Self Study Course, one must register, log in, select the My Courses option from the menu items, click the Course Title, complete all of the modules, complete and pass the post-test(s), and complete the course evaluation.
A grade of at least 80% or more is required to pass the post-test. Retaking the post-test is possible until the participant is able to pass the test.
Psychologists and other professionals seeking CE credit through our approval with the American Psychological Association are asked but not required to complete the course evaluation before obtaining their certificate of completion, however passing a post-test for online self-study courses, and submitting one's attendance for live on-site and live webinars is required.
You can download or print your certificate of completion by logging into your account, navigating to the course by selecting the My Courses option from the menu items, clicking the Course Title, scrolling to the Certificate of Completion section, and clicking on the Certificate of Completion link to either download it or print it.
Participants may request a printed version of their certificate of completion to be delivered by mail. A shipping/handling fee of $6.95 will be charged per request. Shipping internationally may require an additional charge.
Directions for completing a course can be found by clicking here.
This course is intended for clinicians who provide behavioral health services.
This is a non-interactive, self-study course. Teaching methods for this course include recorded lectures, videos, a post-test, and a course evaluation.
This course was recorded 3/23/22