Science-backed insight to help you support clients and take care of yourself during the pandemic

Interview-style, with Elizabeth Irias, LMFT

  • Course Description

    This is a notably stressful time for everyone, and therapists/counselors are in an unusual situation: Helping clients process their feelings about the pandemic while also simultaneously having to work through their own feelings about it. This interview will help you manage the stress and anxiety of your clients (and your own) during the COVID-19 directives. Dr. Ho covers tips for how to organize your telehealth sessions, maintain good boundaries for work and play in your home, and evidence-based strategies for emotional health. To reduce isolation and feelings of loneliness, creative methods for social connection will also be reviewed.

  • Learning Objectives

    Upon completing this course, participants will be able to: Explain the biological underpinnings of loneliness and anxiety and how the perception of loneliness can impact mental and physical health; Describe two or more strategies for managing anxiety and stress when feeling isolated at home due to social distancing measures; Discuss three methods for improving social connectivity during social distancing


    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 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 the course player.

  • Commercial Support

    There is no known commercial support or conflict of interest for this CE program, content, sponsor, or instructor. Dr. Ho is the host of a podcast called Supercharged Life, which she mentions as a potential resource during this course.

  • 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.

What Your Colleagues Have to Say About This Course

Relevant and useful training

Erika Gonzalez-Lima

Excellent overview of how to help our patients get connection and maintain emotional health in spite of the current "stay-in-shelter" policies.

Excellent overview of how to help our patients get connection and maintain emotional health in spite of the current "stay-in-shelter" policies.

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Extremely Useful Information on Managemnt of Pandemic!

Nathaly Chavez

This course was relevant on the current situation, the pandemic! It had valuable information on telepsychology and overall useful material!

This course was relevant on the current situation, the pandemic! It had valuable information on telepsychology and overall useful material!

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Very informative!

Judith Almeida

I really enjoyed the podcast format and the information was clear and concise!

I really enjoyed the podcast format and the information was clear and concise!

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Right on time!

Barbara Grant-Kelly

Essential information and conversation as we begin Telehealth services for our client base.

Essential information and conversation as we begin Telehealth services for our client base.

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Expert Interviewee and Interviewer

Judy Ho, PhD, PSY

Triple Board Certified Neuropsychologist

Dr. Judy Ho, Ph. D., ABPP, ABPdN is triple board certified and licensed Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychologist, a tenured Associate Professor at Pepperdine University, and published author. Dr. Judy maintains a private practice in Manhattan Beach, CA where she specializes in comprehensive neuropsychological assessments and expert witness work. She regularly appears as an expert psychologist on television and other media, and is currently a cohost on CBS’s Face the Truth and author of Stop Self-Sabotage (available for pre-purchase now). She is a two-time recipient of the National Institute of Mental Health Services Research Award and hosts an active research program to improve mental health care for high-need populations.

Elizabeth 'Beth' Irias, MS, LMFT

Interviewer

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. She operates a private practice in Westlake Village, CA, where she provides therapy to adolescent/young adult clients, members of the LGBTQ population, and those with addictive disorders. Beth is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in the Graduate Psychology and Education department. She also has two young children, a super cool husband who helps out with Clearly Clinical, a rescue dog, and a rescue cat.

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