A discussion about the influence of generational shame on parenting and the importance of mindful awareness

Interview-style, with Elizabeth Irias, LMFT

  • Course Description

    This course evaluates the influence of parental generational shame and how it can both subtly and profoundly affect parenting practices. Through the increase of mindful awareness, parental shame is explored and redirected in order to improve parenting temperament, communication, and presence for the good of parent and child alike.

  • Learning Objectives

    Upon completing this course, participants will be able to: Give two or more examples of shame-based parenting language; Describe two or more interventions that will help reduce parental stress; Describe how generational trauma or shame can show up in parenting styles

    Target Audience and Instructional Level
    This course is intended for psychologists, therapists, social workers, clinical counselors, and addiction counselors. Instructional level: Introductory

  • How To Take This Course

    In order to receive a certificate of completion reflecting the associated CE credit hour, you must:
    #1: Have an active Clearly Clinical membership
    #2: Listen to the corresponding course podcast
    #3: Achieve a passing grade on the post-presentation test (the test has up to ten questions and you must earn a score of at least 80%; you are able to re-test)
    #4: Complete the required course evaluation.

    Course requirements (including the course audio, post-test, and course evaluation) can be completed on a computer or mobile device via your Clearly Clinical account.

  • Course Format

    This high-quality and interesting course contains a one-hour, non-interactive audio podcast interview which is available for free via Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or your other favorite podcast providers. You can also listen to and download the file via our course player.

  • Commercial Support

    There is no known commercial support or conflict of interest for this CE program, presenter, sponsor, instructor, or content.

  • Certificate Access Details

    Once you've completed the course, your certificate will automatically populate in the 'Certificate' section of your account; it will also be emailed to you. Access to completion certificate will expire 365 days after issuance. Course certificates will be on file for ten (10) years from date of course completion.

  • Accommodations

    If you have special needs or need an accommodation, please email us at info@clearlyclinical.com and we will do our best to assist you.

Interviewee and Interviewer

L.J. Lumpkin III, LMFT

Senior Instructor

L.J. Lumpkin is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Southern California, and the owner of Nomad Healing Practices. His background includes working in dual-diagnosis inpatient, IOP, and PHP settings as well as private practice and guest lecturing. L.J. specializes in working with trauma, anxiety disorders, and as multicultural issues. L.J. Has found that by introducing clients to mindfulness, meditation, and breathing techniques, they can help create separation from past traumas and start to become their full authentic self. L.J. also consults with companies on how to reduce stress and anxiety through mindfulness practices, so that all voices can be heard. Please visit his PsychologyToday to learn more.

Elizabeth 'Beth' Irias, MS, LMFT

Interviewer & Clearly Clinical Founder

Elizabeth 'Beth' Irias (she/her) is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and the Founder and President of Clearly Clinical. She has specializations in Clinical Documentation, Best Practice, and Utilization Review, and works closely with clinical teams across the US as a trainer and national conference presenter; Beth was formerly an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in the Graduate Psychology and Education department. Licensed in California and Oregon, she provides therapy via her private practice to young adult and adult clients, members of the LGBTQ population, and those with addictive disorders. She has two young children, a super cool spouse who helps out with Clearly Clinical's tech, and a rescue dog.

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