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Humor in Therapy an Introduction

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Credit Value: 1
Exam Questions: 10
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Course Description:
 
This course will focus on the use of humor in mental health treatment. Research regarding the use of humor in a therapeutic environment will be included as well as specific suggestions for how to shift client cognitions in order to improve quality of life. Physical benefits of humor as well as the use of laughter as a form of cathartic release are discussed.  Work – Life balance and prioritization of life goals will also be addressed. Therapeutic exercises which can be used to assist clients to make choices that are aligned with their personal goals and values will be reviewed. The content of this course is adapted from a presentation made at the South Florida Trauma Based Disorders Association.
 
Psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, nurses and marriage and family therapists can benefit from this course. This course may also be helpful for other practitioners, such school psychologists and certified addictions professionals.  This course is appropriate for beginning and intermediate level practitioners who wish to learn about the use of humor in therapy. 

Authors: Toni DiDona, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., Ron Black, L.C.S.W.

Learning Objectives:  This course will provide a professional with an overview of the use of humor in therapy. Specifically, a professional will
         Identify the effectiveness of humor in treating multiple clinical problems
         Recognize cognitive techniques that may be used to shift client thinking
         Identify the utility of laughter as catharsis in therapy
 

Citation:  DiDona, T.M. (2013). Humor in Therapy: An Introduction. Ce-Classes.com

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