Integrating Humor into Psychotherapy: Theory, Rationale & Research

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Credits: 3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to introduce you to the “serious” nature of humor in the psychotherapeutic relationship.  You will learn the essence of humor as a stimulus and how it activates physical, emotional, and cognitive changes in clients.

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1072CE

Course Level: Intermediate

Course by: Steven M. Sultanoff, PhD

Steven M. Sultanoff, Ph.D. is a psychologist, professional speaker and trainer, professor, and consultant. He has offered more than 300 live continuing education and training workshops as well as creating multi-media, online programs in a wide range of topics including cognitive behavioral therapy, clinical supervision, emotional intelligence, and his unusual specialty area of integrating humor into psychotherapy. Click here to learn more about Dr. Steven Sultanoff.

Course Delivery: Audio/Video, Self-Paced

This course is designed to introduce you to the “serious” nature of humor in the psychotherapeutic relationship.  You will learn the essence of humor as a stimulus and how it activates physical, emotional, and cognitive changes in clients. You will discover the therapeutic impact of humor, its potency as a healthful intervention, the theory and rationale for its application in psychotherapy, and how it enhances communication and strengthens the therapeutic alliance.

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

1. Understand the universal triggers of a humorous experience
2. Understand the rationale and underpinnings for using humor in therapeutic relationships
3. Identify the three core therapeutic impacts of humor
4. Identify the multiple therapeutic benefits of humor
5. Integrate a model of therapeutic humor with a fundamental model of health and wellness intervention
6. Differentiate between the experience of humor and the experience of laughter
7. Distinguish between the physical, emotional, and cognitive benefits of humor
8. Understand how humor relieves cognitive and emotional distress
9. Understand how humor memories can be used for therapeutic purposes
10. Identify fact and fiction related to the physiological benefits of humor

Approvals:

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.

Grievance/Refund Policy

AATBS is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the major mental health approving boards. AATBS will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Program Director in consultation with the members of the continuing education committee.

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Accommodations for Disabilities

To request accommodation; please contact our office at 1-800-472-1931 or email info@aatbs.com.

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