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Planned Short-Term Psychotherapy: A Clinical Handbook

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About the Course:

Dr. Bloom introduces and describes 17 different planned short-term psychotherapy approaches. This is followed by a look at planned short-term psychotherapy in five different clinical settings — including medical settings and group and family settings. The reader will also find a rich array of clinical examples and commentaries that illustrate the approaches to planned short-term psychotherapy

This course is based on the book, Planned Short-Term Psychotherapy: A Clinical Handbook created by Bernard L. Bloom, Ph.D.

Course Material Author

Bernard L. Bloom, Ph.D.
Dr. Bloom received his PhD degree in 1952 and MS Hyg. (Public Health) 1962. He is currently retired from the Psychology Dept. at the University of Colorado

Bernard L. Bloom, Ph.D. authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. to be able to become familiar with the history and variety of approaches to planned short-term psychotherapy
  2. to be able to learn about efforts to conduct outcome evaluations in the field of pstp and the results of these evaluation studies
  3. understand the field of mental-health related managed care and the place of pstp in that field
  4. understand the most important general principles that govern the behavior of planned short-term psychotherapists.

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