3 CE Credits/Hours - Online Course - $29.00
Developed by Ofer Zur, Ph.D.
Course fulfills, fully or in part, the Ethics & Law requirements for psychologists in CA and for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and addiction counselors in other states. Verify requirements with your state board. Course may qualify for insurance discount. Check with your insurer.
This course includes materials consisting of:
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General Course Description
This introductory 3 CE course covers the growing practice of home-based, home-visit or in-home psychotherapy, an alternative psychotherapy that is increasingly covered by third party insurers, including Medicare. Participants will learn the unique advantages and potential pitfalls.
Articles and podcast interviews, including an interview with one of the home-based or home visit therapy pioneers, Annette Conway, cover its uses and unique advantages.
The course discusses such critical issues as boundaries, therapist safety, maintaining confidentiality, and the broader role of the home-based therapy practitioner as contrasted to the in-office therapist.
This course will teach psychotherapists to:
1. Define home-based therapy.
2. Differentiate between home-based and office-based therapy.
3. Distinguish which clients and situations are suitable for home-based therapy.
Definition of home-based therapy
Specific populations best suited for home-based therapy
Special considerations when conducting home-based therapy
Home-based therapy with geriatric populations
The research on home-based therapy