Patterns in Abusive Relationships (6 CE Hours)
A Continuing Education (CE) Course for Behavioral Health Professionals
This training will be taught live and online on March 26, 2021 (11am to 6:30pm- Central Time)
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*6.0 hours of continuing education clock hours in behavioral health
Abusive relationships tend to follow patterns for behaviors, underlying emotional needs, and cognitive distortions related to those patterns. Important topics and skills for helping clinicians and their clients identify these patterns and their underlying causes will be reviewed. This comprehensive course will review the evidence and breakthroughs provided by research as well as undoing past misconceptions and errors in past research on codependency.
- Use objectifiable measurements in unhealthy dependent emotional needs and behaviors
- Identify patterns in healthy relationships
- Identify 5 family relationship styles as part of fostering dependent behavior
- Identify at least one intervention for addressing feelings and behaviors of unhealthy dependency
PsychMaven is responsible for all aspects for this program.
Leo DeBroeck is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Child Mental Health Specialist (CMHS) in Washington State. He is CBT Plus certified through the University of Washington and Harborview Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress Center. He works full-time at a community health center as a therapist with a team of Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, and Psychologists. He has completed his Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology at Eastern Washington University with his thesis on factors in suicide. He has experience working with children and adolescents at an intensive inpatient program in Spokane, Washington for several years. He has worked in several different levels of care for mental health treatment including long-term inpatient care, WISe wraparound intensive services, school-based therapy services, and outpatient clinical settings. He also works as a quarterly faculty lecturer for Eastern Washington University’s satellite campus at Bellevue College. He teaches night classes to graduate and undergraduates in foundations of psychotherapy, trauma: assessment, management, and treatment, cognitive and behavior change, and others. He has published peer-reviewed scientific research on young adults related to suicidality. He has written several children's therapy books, which are published on Amazon, for use in therapy settings addressing grief, addiction, neglect, abuse, and others. He is the president and founder of Counselor's Choice Award, LLC which reviews and promotes scientifically validated counseling products, therapeutic tools, and books.