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Treating Essential Workers During Covid 19

About the Course:

This timely pair of articles examines various aspects of helping in the COVID-19 environment. Essential workers are exhibiting a variety of mental health issues attributable to the stresses of the pandemic. These articles give direction for efficiently caring for the needs of front-line professionals. Key words: COVID-19; Coronavirus; Psychotherapy; Digital therapy; Psychological interventions; Cognitive-behavioral interventions; CBT; Crisis intervention; Pandemic; Frontline professionals; Essential workers

This course is based on the article, CBT-Informed Interventions for Essential Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic created by Kathy Benhamou et al in 2020 and the article, Psychological Intervention and COVID?19: What We Know So Far and What We Can Do created by Felix Inchausti et al in 2020.**

Publication Date:

2020

Course Material Authors

Kathy Benhamou

Kathy Benhamou is a PhD student in the Department of Psychological Sciences, Case Western Reserve University. Her primary research interest is in PTSD treatment outcomes and processes. She is most interested in investigating empirically supported treatments for PTSD, and specifically, understanding for whom these treatments work best. Her work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals

Felix Inchausti

Felix┬áInchausti a clinical psychologist and statistician who work as clinician at St Peter’s University Hospital (Rioja Salud), and as Professor (Associate) at the University of Navarra. He has published more than 50 works in peer reviewed journals.

Course Creator

Barbara F. McMillan, LPC

Barbara McMillan, BA, MS, EdD, LPC has 35 years of experience as a therapist, clinical director, and administrator in mental health and substance abuse programs. She holds degrees in psychology and education, and has been a licensed professional counselor and supervising counselor for many years. After 18 years in various roles in private and public mental health settings, she became a full-time college psychology and sociology instructor.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. List and describe mental health concerns of essential workers in a health-threatening pandemic.

  2. Distinguish risks, conditions, and concerns that are unique to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. Discuss effective interventions and supports for the emotional well-being of essential workers,.

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CBT-Informed Interventions for Essential Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Test questions are based on both articles.

References begin on page 7.

Psychological Intervention and COVID?19: What We Know So Far and What We Can Do

Test questions are based on both articles.

References begin on page 7.

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