Depression: Building a Foundation for Care

Target Audience

This course focuses on four specific areas to enhance health care workers’ ability to care for patients suffering from depression.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this module, learners will be able to:

  1. Advocacy: Identify why and how social workers can advocate to improve care.
  2. Therapeutic Relationship: Describe essential components of the therapeutic relationship.
  3. Cognitive Theory Approaches: Identify key components of cognitive theory and symptom targeted intervention.
  4. Psychoeducation: Identify psychoeducation principles to apply in your practice.

Additional Information

Course Length: 
Approximately 1 hour + additional time to complete quiz
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.20 National Association of Nephrology Technicians/Technologists (NANT)
  • 0.00 National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Course opens: 
08/01/2012
Course expires: 
05/01/2019
Cost:
$0.00

Mark A. Meier, MSW, LICSW

Social Workers

Approval for this program by the National Association of Social Workers is currently pending.

Dialysis Technicians

Through the California Board of Registered Nursing, the National Association of Nephrology Technicians/Technologists has approved this program for 1.20 continuing education contact hours. The licensee must retain this certificate for a period of four years after the course ends. (CBN Provider No. 16924)

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.20 National Association of Nephrology Technicians/Technologists (NANT)
  • 0.00 National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/01/2012
Course expires: 
05/01/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Required Hardware/software

You will need Adobe Flash Player (version 8 or later) installed to complete the modules.  Check now to determine if the correct version of Adobe Flash Player is installed on your computer. If you do not have Adobe Flash Player installed on your computer, you will need to download and install it. This will only take a few minutes and the software for this player is free.