Total CE Credit Hours: 7
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102367
About the Course:
In Making Sense of People, leading neuroscientist and psychiatrist Samuel Barondes, M.D. provides a scientific framework and specific tools to understand and assess personality characteristics such as extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness. This course explores the psychological research and neuroscience of personality; how genetics and environment affect personality; how to assess both problematic and positive personality traits in others; and how much of a child’s personality predicts future adult personality.
This course is based on the book, Making Sense of People: The Science of Personality Differences created by Samuel Barondes, M.D. in 2018.
Publication Date:Second Edition 2018
Course Material Author
All behavioral health professionals. It is appropriate for participants’ whose knowledge is intermediate level or above.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe basic personality characteristics and differences, including all aspects of the identified “Big Five” personality traits.
- Discuss the roles of genetics and environment in personality development.
- Describe the process and importance of creating a personal story of identity and how to use personal stories to better understand self and others.
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