• Learn more about conducting a bariatric surgery psychological evaluation and get 1 hour of CE credit for $29 by watching the video presentation and taking the quiz. The video contains a narrated lecture from psychologist Jennifer Finnerty, Psy.D. with PowerPoint slides. There are no conflicts of interest to disclose.

    Due to the growing prevalence of obesity and recent research linking weight loss surgery with a "cure" for Type II diabetes, there is an increasing demand for bariatric surgery and the required psychological evaluations. The role of the psychologist as a behavioral medicine expert is an invaluable resource to the surgical team. The completion of bariatric psychological examinations in a competent and ethical manner is key.

    Following the completion of this course you will be able to:
    1. Identify three components of a psychosocial interview for a
    bariatric psychological evaluation.
    2. Identify four sources of information to be utilized for a
    bariatric psychological evaluation.
    3. Identify two ethical issues related to the completion of
    bariatric psychological evaluations.
  • Evidence Based Psychotherapy with Couples; 6 hours of video from Nathan Tomcik, Ph.D. presented May 13, 2011.



    There is a gap between what we do in therapy and what we know from research. This course focuses on putting recent advances in couples therapy research in to practice with useful suggestions you can apply to your work with couples immediately. It will also provide you with a good working knowledge of a Third Wave cognitive-behavioral approach to couples psychotherapy; Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy.



    You will be able to build essential skills for working with couples in an evidence-based manner and learn the latest research supported approaches to intervention. You will get 6 CE for watching the 6 hour video available online and on DVD.


    Participants will be able to describe traditional behavioral couple therapy



    Participants will be able to describe Emotion Focused Couple Therapy



    Participants will be able to describe Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy



    Participants will be able to describe assessment methods with couples



    Participants will be able to list considerations related to intimate partner violence


    Participants will be able to describe considerations related to same sex partners


    Participants will be able to describe strategies for helping couples recover from affairs