Emotional Resilience - Live Online (3hr CE)


Credits:  3 CE Credit Hours

Course Developed By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Course Description: In a culture bombarded by images of youth and beauty, many feel the pressure to live up to this ideal. The impact on self-esteem can be potentially devastating. In this course we explore how culture affects our personal views of beauty; the ways in which different populations are affected by the pressures to be young and beautiful; the clinical implications of poor body image on clients; and the true sources of self-esteem. In addition, we present specific methods to facilitate healthy self-esteem in clients, to not only improve body image, but to improve all facets of a healthy self-image.

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Course Title: Emotional Resilience - Live Online

Course Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Course Developed By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Bio: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW; Social Work Consultant, reviewed and determined the course meets requirements for continuing education in the field of social work. This course is appropriate for masters and clinical level social workers. Jennifer graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She specializes in school-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents, as well as licensing exam coaching and preparation.

Content By: Patricia Patton-Lehn, Ph.

Course Delivery: Live Online, Instructor-led via Zoom Meeting

Course Description: Emotional resiliency has become a cutting-edge topic of research in the aftermath of disasters such as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and the devastating Haitian earthquake. As with almost any type of behavior, resiliency can be learned to help people rebound quickly and more efficiently from any traumatic situation. Resiliency also incorporates recruiting outside resources for support. People who practice resiliency skills are better able to convert experiences of hardships into experiences of increased empowerment, inner strength, and personal meaning. This course defines emotional resilience and differentiates it from survival skills. It identifies many of the core qualities and attitudes of resiliency, and explores specific goals and interventions that help to develop characteristics associated with resiliency. Mindfulness principles that promote resiliency will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define the concept of emotional resilience and distinguish it from survival skills.
  2. Identify the underlying qualities and attitudes that develop resilience.
  3. Explore specific goals and interventions that cultivate many of the major characteristics of resilience.
  4. Learn to apply mindfulness techniques to increase resiliency in every day life situations.


Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences provider #1085, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/19/2018 – 06/19/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorder. Approval No. 18-1420

Continuing Education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not always well defined and may even supersede the rules of a national accreditation organization. We recommend you contact the applicable state licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest regulations and specific requirements of your state when considering our programs for Continuing Education credit.

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