FWB CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
Program content and Continuing Education hours provided by Being Well, Inc.
This program is designed to qualify for continuing education for Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists and Counselors in most states in the US, as well as a variety of other professions that draw on mental health as a resource.
Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations, and contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval.
The Foundations of Well-Being program generally costs $420, or 10 payments of $57. Being Well, Inc. charges an additional $50 for administering the 10.0 Continuing Education hours for each part (see below for more information on Parts).
The Foundations of Well-Being is offered with a 30-day money-back guarantee. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the program, or unable to participate in it, please contact us and we will process a full refund. If you have surpassed the 30 days, pro-rated refunds are available up to one year from the time you registered.
ONGOING. The Foundations of Well-Being is a self-paced, on-demand program that can be started and completed at any time. Once you have paid in full, you have lifetime access to the program materials.
NOTE: CE Credits are only guaranteed through April 19, 2020. Please make sure you complete the program and submit your application by that time.
In-home study; self-paced training
TARGET AUDIENCE OF TRAINING
This program is suitable for Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Mental Health Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses (mental health), Marriage and Family Therapists, as well as other Mental Health Professionals, and the general public.
Being Well, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Being Well, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Marriage & Family Therapists
Being Well, Inc. is an APA approved CE sponsor. CE courses that are provided by APA-approved CE Sponsors are recognized and accepted for CE credit for Marriage and Family Therapists in most states.
Note: California MFT Therapists: Beginning January 1, 2015 California BBS recognizes CE courses from APA approved sponsors.
Being Well, Inc. is an APA approved CE sponsor. CE courses that are provided by APA-approved CE Sponsors are recognized and accepted for CE credit for Counselors, Professional Counselors (PC) and Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) in most states.
Note: California LP Counselors: Beginning January 1, 2015 California BBS recognizes CE courses from APA approved sponsors.
The Foundations of Well-Being consists of two parts:
Part 1 - Recognizing and Resourcing: consists of Pillars 1-6 (Self-Caring, Mindfulness, Learning, Vitality, Gratitude and Confidence)
Part 2 - Regulating and Relating: consists of Pillars 7-12 (Calm, Motivation, Intimacy, Courage, Aspiration, and Service)
Being Well, Inc. is offering 10.0 hours of continuing education hours for each part. Participants who complete both Part 1 and Part 2 are eligible to receive a total of 20.0 hours of continuing education.
The Foundations of Well-Being is presented by Dr. Rick Hanson, who has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA and over 25 years of licensed clinical practice, as well as many years of teaching in doctoral level environments, including a talk at the 2016 APA general meeting. To learn more view his bio here, or download his full CV here.
CE Eligible content
Only Dr. Hanson's didactic presentations (pre-recorded talks) are eligible or required for CE credit. While CE participants are welcome to engage the supplemental materials (e.g. suggested readings, guided experiential practices, quizzes, creative activities, or guest-expert interviews), this is optional. Dr. Hanson's presentations in the Foundations of Well-Being conists of 10 hours for Part 1 and 10 hours for Part 2.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR OBTAINING CE HOURS FOR THE FOUNDATIONS OF WELL-BEING
- Once you complete the Foundations for Well-Being program you’ll need to complete the Being Well, Inc. CE Request form and Post-Test, and pay the $50 administration fee.
- A passing score on the post-test is 80% (or more) correct answers. You need a passing score to receive Continuing Education hours. If you do not receive a passing score, Being Well, Inc. will tell you via email, and you can take the post-test again.
- After you receive a passing score on the post-test, Being Well, Inc. will send you a CE Certificate via e-mail. If you do not have an e-mail address, please give Being Well, Inc. a mailing address for you to receive your CE Certificate. Your Certificate will be sent to you approximately 2 weeks after Being Well, Inc. receives your passing score on the post-test.
PART 1: RECOGNIZING AND RESOURCING
Participants will be able to:
- Describe the stress-diathesis model.
- Define compassion.
- Define self-compassion.
- Describe two mechanisms of experience-dependent neuroplasticity.
- Define mindfulness.
- Name two benefits of mindfulness.
- Describe the four step HEAL process developed by Dr. Rick Hanson to heighten the sense of internalizing beneficial experiences.
- Describe the three-stage evolution of the brain.
- Define and distinguish hedonic well-being and eudaimonic well-being.
- Name two benefits of of gratitude.
- Describe the difference between secure and insecure attachment.
- Describe three ways in which a person could feel cared about.
PART 2: REGULATING AND RELATING
Participants will be able to:
- Describe one function of the parasympathetic nervous system.
- Define interoception.
- Describe the functional difference between liking and wanting.
- Teach patients one way to associate experiences of rewards to behaviors they wish to increase.
- Describe the three major patterns of attachment.
- Describe the three distinct neural substrates of empathy for the thoughts, emotions, and actions of others.
- Teach patients two ways to elicit the relaxation response.
- Teach patients two ways to experience a sense of boundaries between themselves and others.
- Describe three characteristics of effective interpersonal communication (i.e., “wise speech”).
- Help patients be mindful of the difference between feeling stressed in the pursuit of a goal and feeling confident and at ease in the pursuit of a goal.
- Describe one way that individual altruism could have promoted the survival of hominid and human hunter-gatherer bands.
- Teach patients two ways to experience self-forgiveness.
There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for the Foundations of Well-Being program.