Managing High Risk Professional Relationships
Instructor: Lawrence H. Hedges, Ph.D., Psy.D., ABPP
Approved for 2 Hours of CE Credit
Fulfills requirements for Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs
High Resolution Video and Downloadable Slides
Two Hours Continuing Education
In this unique 2-hour course, master clinician, teacher, and author, Lawrence H. Hedges, PhD, ABPP examines psychodynamic factors that constitute risks for both clients and therapists in today's litigious atmosphere. After reviewing how intrapsychic modes of relating affect professional relationships, Dr. Hedges offers practical suggestions how to avoid and manage transference- or resistance-based accusations.
Overall goal: To help you identify areas of high risk in advance and know how to take appropriate preventative measures. Completion of the 2-hour course will enhance your ability to:
- Understand how neuroscience, trauma theory, and attachment research demonstrate the importance of early relationships for later professional relationships.
- Identify four general relatedness modes, and know how they can endanger professional relationships.
- Learn common reactions to being accused that are counterproductive and how best to work with accusations.
- Know how to prevent and successfully survive false accusations in professional relationships.