I can't get my words out! How a therapist can assess and address Multiple Sclerosis related cognitive challenges

Find Empathy - Mental Health Continuing Education

Jun 9 2022 • 1 hr 38 mins

CONTINUING EDUCATION

If you are a psychologist and want CE credits for listening this episode, click on this link: https://learn.findempathy.com/courses/cognition

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Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the prevalence of cognitive changes, and at least 3 common cognitive challenges experienced by people living with multiple sclerosis.
  2. Describe the difference between screening and full neuropsychological assessment, as well as identify, concretely, how often and with whom they should be referred for screening and assessment.
  3. Identify at least three strategies for improving or managing MS-related cognitive challenges.

PODCAST SUMMARY

Up to 65% of individuals living with MS experience changes in their cognition.  This podcast CE course will review the types of cognitive challenges experienced by people with MS, etiology of cognitive changes, ways to assess for cognitive decline, and strategies improving or addressing cognitive difficulties. A unique focus of this episode will be on the interaction between emotions and cognition, and the role mental health providers can play in helping individuals with MS improve cognitive functioning and emotion regulation.

Our Experts:

COST

  • Listening, reading, or watching the course content is free.
  • Pay only if you need the continuing education credits.
  • This course costs $30 and provides 1.5 CE credits

CE APPROVALS

PSYCHOLOGISTS
Empathie, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Empathie, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
SOCIAL WORKERS
Find Empathy, #1817, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Find Empathy maintains responsibility for this course.  ACE provider approval period: 06/14/2022 – 06/14/2023.   Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 continuing education credit.

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