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Brain Basics by NIMH

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Credit Value: 1
Exam Questions: 8
Passing Grade: 6 correct
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Course Description:
 
This ceu course on brain basics will introduce you to the latest science regarding how the brain develops, how genes affect the brain and the basic structures of the brain. The course materials contain beautiful and informative graphics and take rather complicated concepts and describe them in simple terms. The course also reviews how different parts of the brain communicate with each other and how changes within the brain can lead to mental disorders.
 
This publication is an excellent refresher for mental health professionals and provides the practitioner with a great deal of much needed information. 
 
Psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists and certified addiction professionals who work with clients can benefit from this course. This course may also be helpful for other practitioners, such as midwives and dieticians and nutritionists who may work in team or multidisciplinary environments. This course is designed mainly for clinicians and direct service providers. It is targeted for beginning and intermediate practitioners.
 
Author: The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
 
Learning Objectives: This course will provide a professional with a review of neurological development and function in general as well as details about specific mental illnesses. Specifically, a professional will:
 
·         Identify how genes and the environment affect the brain
·         Distinguish basic structures of the brain
·         Recognize how changes in the brain can lead to mental disorders
 
Citation: National Institute of Mental Health (2012). Brain Basics. Retrieved from http://www.nimh.nih.gov/educational-resources/brain-basics/nimh-brain-basics.pdf
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