Wrong to Strong: Using Positive Psychotherapy

 

This course provides an introduction to the goals of positive psychology and Interactive-Behavioral Therapy (IBT). IBT is a model of group psychotherapy that is often used for individuals with intellectual disabilities or who have a dual diagnosis of both psychiatric disability and intellectual disabilities. Daniel Tomasulo, founder of IBT and a licensed psychologist, is presenter. Dr. Tomasulo specializes in group psychotherapy and psychodrama and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program. In this video presentation from the 2013 annual conference of the National Association for Dual Diagnosis, you will hear Dr. Tomasulo discuss new research showing the therapeutic effectiveness of positive psychology. He also explains the IBT model and presents video clips from his pioneering work in the 1980s to illustrate each part of the model.

$19.95

Hours: 1.50
REL-DD-NADD-CONF2

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Ohio Marriage and Family Therapist Board

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Florida Board of Psychology

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Georgia Board of Nursing

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Montana Board of Behavioral Health

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-DD-NADD-CONF2
Hours: 1.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
Learning Objectives:
Identify key differences between positive psychotherapy and conventional approaches to therapy.
Explain the following terms from positive psychology: positivity ratio, flow, the VIA inventory of strengths, flourishing, and PERMA.
Draw a map of the different stages or events built into the Interactive-Behavioral Therapy (IBT) group model. Include priming, warm up and sharing, enactment/protagonist selected, engagement, and affirmation (feedback).

Outline:
1. Using Positive Psychotherapy A. The Art of Resilience B. Overview of Positive Psychology, PERMA & Positive Psychology C. Reliability Ratings on Therapeutic Factors D. An IBT Outcome Study E. Positivity F. Flow G. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi H. Signature Strengths & Flow I. Signature Strengths J. Flourishing and Well-Being K. Positive Experiences (Pleasure) L. Engagement M. Relationship N. Meaning O. Achievement P. Grit Q. Resource Priming & Resource Activation R. Positive Psychotherapy PPT 2. Audience Questions

Instructor: Daniel J. Tomasulo, Ph.D., TEP, MFA
Dan Tomasulo, PhD, MFA, MAPP, is a psychologist specializing in Positive Psychology, group psychotherapy, and psychodrama. He is a recent graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Master of Applied Positive Psychology program and author of Confessions of a Former Child: A Therapist’s Memoir, winner of the 2009 Written Arts Award in Creative Nonfiction. He writes the expert blog on group therapy for Psychology Today and the “Proof Positive” blog for psychcentral.com. Formerly on fellowship at Princeton University, Dan has been honored with both an Innovator’s and a Scholar’s Award from the American Society for Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama, and was the first psychologist to be honored as Healthcare Provider of the Year by the ARC of New Jersey. He is now on faculty for at the University of Pennsylvania working with Dr. Martin Seligman. Disclosure: Daniel J. Tomasulo, Ph.D., TEP, MFA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Marriage and Family Therapists; entry level Nurses; entry level Professional Counselors; entry level Psychologists; entry level Social Workers; intermediate level Direct Support Professionals; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
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All courses offered by Relias Learning, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
Accommodations
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