psych628 | Graduate
Evidence-based Interventions In Behavioral Health
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Pain Management Strategies
- Determine the uses of the physiological and cognitive treatments of acute and chronic pain.
- Utilize the behavioral and psychosocial components of pain in treatment planning.
- Apply pain measurement techniques to treatment planning.
Managing Chronic Illness
- Analyze the effect of personality and attitudes on the course of chronic illness, including hardiness, positivity, and optimism.
- Describe the effects of social support in coping with chronic illness.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of psychological interventions for the management of chronic illness.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
- Evaluate the effects of expectations and the placebo response on health.
- Evaluate the efficacy of research designs that yield acceptable evidence of complementary and alternative approaches to treatment.
- Justify the use of a major mind–body therapy in the treatment of a specific health condition.
Stress and Sleep Management Techniques
- Justify the cognitive-behavioral approaches to the treatment of insomnia.
- Evaluate the various methods to measure stress and sleep.
- Determine the uses of the cognitive, behavioral, and psychophysiological methods in the treatment of stress.
Behavioral Health Assessment Methods
- Determine uses of assessment methods for interventions in behavioral health.
- Describe the primary methods of assessment in behavioral health.
Evaluating and Improving Adherence
- Describe the major factors that lead to non-adherence.
- Determine appropriate evidence-based techniques to increase adherence.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of motivational interviewing techniques using a specific clinical scenario.
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