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CFN9885 - The Fundamentals of Counseling and Treatment: Lessons for Beginning and Experienced Mental Health Clinicians

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    Title: The Fundamentals of Counseling and Treatment: Lessons for Beginning and Experienced Mental Health Clinicians
    Description: This course is designed to provide the mental health clinician with a comprehensive overview of the most essential components of providing counseling. Upon completing this course, the trainee will understand the following:

    -Counseling and therapy trends in the United States
    -The major counseling approaches and common factors in the counseling approaches
    -The components of effective counseling and the stages of counseling
    -The fundamentals of the client/counselor relationship
    -Fundamental counseling skills and techniques
    -The human relations counseling model
    -Common problems for beginning counselors
    -The fundamentals of ethical counseling
    -Fundamental assessment and goal setting skills
    -Client motivation, the five-stage model for change, & motivational interviewing principles and techniques
    -Ways to effectively terminate counseling

    This course is primarily designed for clinicians in the earlier stages of their career, but is an excellent comprehensive review for more advanced clinicians. This course was written by Ron Fagan, PhD, MA, LMFT, formerly a professor of sociology at Pepperdine University and currently a Care Manager with Anthem, with guidance and input from other senior, Inc. course developers and from NASW GA.


    This course is approved for 6 contact hours by the following certifying bodies:

    National approvals accepted in most states:

    The National Board of Certified Counselors, NBCC Provider number 6071, Inc., provider #1104, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program., Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2014 to 11/15/2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 6 clinical continuing education clock hours.

    The National Association of Social Workers through approval by NASW GA

    States with their own approval process:

    The Minnesota Board of Social Work, Provider #CEP-1 

    Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling Provider Number, BAP #50-2193

    Texas Pre-approved Social Worker Provider Number: SW 5089  Contact at:

    Texas Pre-approved Counselor Provider Number: PC 2405  Contact at:

    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board #RCS060501

    Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation #159.000931