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Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes

By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name seven suicide risk factors.
-Explain what is the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT).
-Name the six widely used structured assessment instruments.
-Explain what is considered when presenting Anxiety symptoms related to reexperiencing highly traumatic events and the PTSD symptoms persist at least 4 weeks & Acute Stress Disorder symptoms persist for less than 4 weeks.
-Explain what causes distress or interferes with daily activities amd is not a normal part of aging.
-Explain how is GAD-7 administered.
-Explain what is the SPAN instrument.
-Explain what form is completed to understand symptoms and history of sleep disturbance.
-Explain the first step in dealing with a sleep problem.
-Explain well-studied child self-report screening measures for anxiety exist and may be used in patients >8 years of age.
-Explain which behaviors adolescents who bully others tend to exhibit.
-Explain what to do when a pediatric patient screens positive for suicide risk.
-Name the six exploring pertinent histories listed under the sleep complaint of difficulty falling asleep.
-Explain what is TESTI-PRR.
-Name two self-assessment tools for Trauma.
-Explain what is Assessment.
-Name four considerations to include in screening tests.

"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."