A diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) can be stressful for any individual and may motivate a person to enter therapy. Both of these conditions can require extensive mental health care in addition to medical treatment. It is essential for mental health professionals to understand the multifaceted issues facing people diagnosed with HIV and/or AIDS and utilize effective treatment strategies.
In this two-hour continuing education web conference, Dr. Juliana Deans PhD, LPC, LMHC, NCC will discuss solution-oriented approaches therapists can use with individuals diagnosed with HIV and/or AIDS. Dr. Deans will explore Bill O’Hanlon’s ideas of solution-oriented therapy. These include addressing a person’s potential to change, helping them express their feelings, and teaching them to cope with adversity in a positive manner.
This introductory instructional level web conference is designed to help clinicians:
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2 CE contact hours will be provided by GoodTherapy.org for attending this web conference in its entirety.
GoodTherapy.org is an Approved Education Provider by NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals (provider #135463). Of the eight counselor skill groups ascribed to by NAADAC, this course is classified within Counseling Services.
GoodTherapy.org is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.
This organization, GoodTherapy.org, provider #1352, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. GoodTherapy.org maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: March 30, 2016 through March 30, 2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive two clinical continuing education clock hours.
GoodTherapy.org is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. GoodTherapy.org maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
GoodTherapy.org, SW CPE 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 #0395.
GoodTherapy.org, 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 marriage and family therapists #MFT-0022 and for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0031.
Premium or Pro Membership with GoodTherapy includes access to this web conference at no cost. Not yet a Premium or Pro Member? Mental health professionals can attend this live web conference for $29.95 or access the homestudy recording for $14.95.
Dr. Juliana Deans has a PhD in marriage and family therapy from Nova Southeastern University in South Florida. She also has a Master of Science in marriage and family therapy and a Master of Science in mental health counseling from Palm Beach Atlantic University in South Florida.
Dr. Deans is currently a licensed professional counselor (LPC), licensed mental health counselor (LMHC), and a national certified counselor (NCC). She has been working with diverse populations in various settings since 2001. Her professional experiences involve providing clinical services to individuals, groups, couples, and families. She also supervises graduate-level therapists who are working toward state licensure.