Making and Keeping Friends
Course Description: This course is based upon material published SAMHSA and is an open access article.
This course is part of the educational requirements for certification as a peer support specialists and certified recovery support specialists in Florida. It specifically addresses professional development and self-care for recovering individuals who wish to work as a peer support specialist.
It contains information, ideas, and strategies that people from all over the country have found to be helpful in relieving and preventing troubling feelings and symptoms. It includes a step by step plan for how to make and keep friends.
People seem to have a natural need for friends and with good reason. Friends increase your enjoyment of life and relieve feelings of loneliness. They even can help reduce stress and improve your health. Having good friends is especially helpful when you are going through any kind of hard time or just being under a lot of stress. At times like these, good friends and supporters can make all the difference.
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding learning how to make and keep friends. Specifically, a professional will:
- Describe strategies for making friends.
- Identify strategies for keeping friendships strong.
- Recognize ways to build skills that enhance friendships.
Citation: SAMHA (2017). Making and Keeping Friends A Self-Help Guide. Retrieved from https://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA-3716/SMA-3716.pdf on 7/17/17. Reviewed by TM DiDona, PhD 2018 and found to be current. For a full list of current references, please Click Here
This Ce-Classes.com course is approved for CE credit by:
- This course is NOT available for NBCC credit.
- Florida Certification Board
- California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-12-147-0221 Expires 2-2021
This course is Non Interactive .