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Psychoanalytic Case Formulation

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About the Course:

This course takes clinicians step-by-step through developing a dynamic case formulation and using this information to guide and inform treatment decisions. Many aspects of the psychanalytic cannon are reviewed.

This course is based on the , Psychoanalytic Case Formulation created by Nancy McWilliams

Journal/Publisher:

The Guilford Press

Publication Date:

1999

Course Material Author

Nancy McWilliams

Nancy McWilliams is clinical professor of psychology at Rutgers University. She is past president Division 39 of the American Psychological Association. Dr. McWilliams has written numerous books and articles and is a well known speaker on topics related to psychoanalytic practice and teaching.

Nancy McWilliams authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially social workers, counselors, and nurses who seek knowledge about psychosocial assessment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to develop and refine dynamic formulations of DSM IV categories.

  2. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to discuss the body of knowledge that constitutes psychoanalytic methods of practice.

  3. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to demonstrate the connection between a diagnostic label and the establishment of a therapeutic relationship.

  4. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to discuss current research about psychodynamic treatment.

  5. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to apply diagnostic concepts to dynamic case formulation.

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Course Number 101520
5 credit hours
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