FWB Continuing Education credits

Program content provided by Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Continuing Education hours provided by PESI, Inc.

Cost

PESI’s charge for the typically 24.0 Continuing Education hours is $50

(The Foundations program receives no payment for Continuing Education hours. However, CE hours are only available to paying members of FWB. If you receive a full or partial scholarship, you are not eligible for CE hours.)

Program dates

Beginning in October 2014

(You can start at any time, with access to the program for two years from when you join.)

Program times

In-home study; self-paced training

Target audience of training

This program is suitable for Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Addiction Counselors, Nurses (mental health), as well as other Mental Health Professionals, and the general public.

psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for these materials and their content. PESI, Inc. is offering these self-study materials for 24.0 hours of continuing education hours.

social workers

PESI, Inc., 1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), 400 South Ridge Parkway, Suite B, Culpeper VA 22701. www.aswb.org. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers will receive 24.0 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for completing this self-study package. Course Level: All Levels.

counselors

This activity consists of 24.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

addiction counselors

This activity consists of 28.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

marriage and family therapists

This self-study activity consists of 24.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

nurses/nurse practitioners/clinical nurse specialists

This self-study activity meets the criteria for an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Activity. PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the American Psychological Association, which is recognized by the ANCC for behavioral health related activities. this self-study package. Course Level: All Levels.

This self-study material qualifies for 24.0 contact hours.

other professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 24.0 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements. Click here to view a complete list of other professions.

** Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self- study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

** CE hours for this activity are being provided by PESI, Inc. If you have an inquiry about continuing education credit that is not listed here, please contact Bridget Schaub at PESI, Inc. at bschaub@pesi.com

Instructions for Obtaining CE hours for the Foundations of Well-Being

  • Once you complete the Foundations for Well-Being program you’ll need to download and print a copy of the PESI CE Request form.
  • Send the completed CE Request form and payment of $50 to:
    PESI, Inc.
    Home Study Department
    PO Box 1000
    EAU CLAIRE WI 54702
    FAX – 1-800-554-9775

** Please include your full name, phone number, address, profession, and e-mail address on the CE Request form. Checks should be made out to PESI, Inc.

  • A passing score on the post-test is 80% (or more) correct answers. You need a passing score to receive Continuing Education hours. If you do not receive a passing score, PESI will tell you via email, and you can take the post-test again.
  • After you receive a passing score on the post-test, PESI will send you a CE Certificate via e-mail. If you do not have an e-mail address, please give PESI a fax number or mailing address for you to receive your CE Certificate. Your Certificate will be sent to you approximately 2 weeks after PESI receives your passing score on the post-test.
  • The questions are posted by pillar on this page and can be reviewed at any time.

Learning objectives

Recognizing

Pillar #1 – Self-Caring

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the three factors that shape a person’s course through life, in terms of the stress-diathesis model.
  2. Describe self-compassion to clients or patients, and name at least one benefit of it for psychological well-being.
Pillar #2 – Mindfulness

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe two mechanisms of experience-dependent neuroplasticity
  2. Communicate at least one mindfulness technique to clients or patients.
Pillar #3 – Learning

Participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the two-stage process of learning, from activated state to installed trait.
  2. Demonstrate the four step HEAL process to clients or patients for heightening the neural encoding of beneficial experiences.

Resourcing

Pillar #4 – Vitality

Participants will be able to:

  1. Apply one method for increasing client’s acceptance of their body.
  2. Recall one method for increasing their client’s internal sense of grit and determination.
Pillar #5 – Gratitude

Participants will be able to:

  1. Define the two kinds of happiness: hedonia and eudaimonia.
  2. Illustrate to clients or patients one method for increasing their sense of gratitude.
Pillar #6 – Confidence

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the developmental role of “narcissistic supplies.”
  2. Identify one method for clients to internalize experiences of feeling cared about to increase sense of self-worth.

Regulating

Pillar #7 – Calm

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe one function of the parasympathetic nervous system.
  2. Communicate one way to help clients feel that they are basically alright right now.
Pillar #8 – Motivation

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the difference between liking and wanting.
  2. Establish one way for clients to internalize actual or anticipated rewards to increase positive motivation.
Pillar #9 – Intimacy

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the three major patterns of attachment.
  2. Describe the three neural substrates of empathy.

Relating

Pillar #10 – Courage

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe one common difference between male and female styles of communicating.
  2. Explain one benefit of “unilateral virtue” to clients or patients.
Pillar #11 – Aspiration

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe two differences between “top down” and “bottom up” modes of self-discipline.
  2. Describe “aspiration without attachment” to clients or patients.
Pillar #12 – Service

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe one way that individual generosity could have promoted the survival of hominid and human bands during evolution, and thus the passing on of genes for altruism.
  2. Identify one way for clients to become more comfortable with receiving the caring and help of others.