2 CE Credit Live Interactive Webinar Saturday, October 2nd, 2021
10 am-12 pm Pacific / 1-3 pm Eastern
Presenter: Gretchen Kubacky, Psy.D. & Bob Wheeler, CPA
Tokens may not be used with webinars.
2 CE credit hours. This webinar satisfies requirements for live CE credits for all professions except psychologists licensed outside of California and New York.
NOTE TO PSYCHOLOGISTS: For psychologists licensed in California and New York, this webinar satisfies requirements for live, interactive Continuing Education. For psychologists not licensed in NY or CA, due to APA policies, Continuing Education certificates will be designated as home study.
For those unable to attend, a recording will be available to view at your convenience. CE credits (though not Live) will be provided after completing the posttest and evaluation.
We are experiencing vast and unanticipated economic changes to business operations, employment, and the stock market. Financial stressors are, more than ever, a critical component of mental health and wellness. Changes in social functioning, elevated stress, and direct economic losses affect psychotherapy processes and clients, as well as psychotherapists themselves. And we all have unique experiences with money. Yet there are common themes and patterns in how our relationship with money affects our interpersonal relationships. Money is an inescapable facet of daily life, as well as an overlooked topic in psychotherapy (other than to address the issue of fees). There is tremendous opportunity to use what is happening in a client’s money relationship to explore wounds and biases, and facilitate growth and change, particularly as it relates to our beliefs about health, safety, and security. We need to provide hope and guidance to our clients while experiencing our own financial shifts.
This presentation will help you feel more confident in your skills and knowledge about working with money issues in psychotherapy. Therapists will receive an overview of financial therapy theory and practice, the emotions of money, and recommendations for incorporating money discussions into psychotherapy effectively. We will address money scarcity, fear, anxiety, relationship money styles, money narratives, and cultural/familial money histories. Clinicians will also benefit through doing the same work on themselves, becoming more comfortable with their own beliefs and behaviors, and how they may play out in psychotherapy. By candidly addressing this essential component of life, clients will develop a healthier relationship with money, and experience growth and meaning-making out of their experiences. The tools and approaches are compatible with any theoretical orientation.
For those unable to attend, CE credits (though not Live) will be available by viewing the recording and taking the post-test and evaluation.
Target audience: This course is appropriate for all mental health professionals
Content level: Introductory/Intermediate
Gretchen Kubacky, Psy.D. is a health psychologist and certified bereavement facilitator. She works with chronic illness, grief and loss, medical trauma, and health anxiety. She is the author of Moving Through Grief: Proven Techniques for Finding Your Way After Any Loss and The PCOS Mood Cure: Your Guide to Ending the Emotional Roller Coaster. Dr. Kubacky is the Editor of The Los Angeles Psychologist, and a member of the LACPA Board of Directors.
Robert Wm. Wheeler, CPA is an accountant, author, speaker, and host of the “Money You Should Ask” podcast. He is the author of The Money Nerve: Navigating the Emotions of Money, and frequently leads workshops on the emotions of money. He is also a CORE Energetics and Radical Aliveness Practitioner. His passion is helping others gain insight into how and why their emotions trigger financial decisions. He is also the CFO for The Comedy Store in West Hollywood and La Jolla, California. He is noted for his warmth, humor, and ability to inspire and motivate the most money-phobic clients.
After attending this webinar, participants will be able to
Outline course objectives and potential outcomes
Cultural context, roles, scope of practice, competence
Case histories/role plays
Generational issues/inherited wealth/collectivistic culture
Budgets and reality testing
Therapeutic goals and timetables
Incorporating “money nerve” exercises with clients
Rewriting money stories
Further “homework,” support, and self-exploration
Webinar interaction & system requirements
This live webinar is fully interactive. Attendees may ask and answer questions throughout the presentation and participate in instructor-led polls.
To be eligible for Live CE credits, you must be logged in the entire time. Entry to the webinar will be closed 5 minutes after the scheduled start time.
This webinar will be hosted through Zoom. Upon registration, participants will be emailed a link directly from Zoom that you must use to access the live webinar from any desktop, laptop, tablet, or smart device. The webinar will open 10 minutes prior to start time. It is recommended that you join early to give yourself time to troubleshoot potential connection problems.
Tokens may not be used with webinars.
Course completion & CE info
Course completion requirements: Shortly after the end of the webinar, a link will be sent to the email address you used to register. This link directs you to a site where you can add the webinar course to your Zur Institute account (if you do not have an account, instructions will be provided on how to create one). After adding the course, you will be able to view the webinar recording and handouts, complete the posttest and evaluation, and download your CE certificate. For those wanting to review the recording of the webinar, it will be available within five days of the webinar.
In order to receive Live CE credit hours, you must attend the entire webinar and then complete the post webinar test and evaluation within 30 days of the end of the webinar.
If you pay and either miss part of the webinar or are unable to attend: Don’t worry. You can still obtain CE credits (though not Live) by viewing the recording and taking the post-test and evaluation. You will receive an email notification when the recording is ready for viewing, no later than 5 days after the webinar is over. You have 3 years to complete a home-study course.
NOTE TO PSYCHOLOGISTS: For CA and NY Psychologists this webinar satisfies requirements for live, interactive Continuing Education. For psychologists not licensed in NY or CA, due to APA policies, this webinar does not meet criteria for live interactive Continuing Education and certificates will be designated as home study.
This webinar satisfies requirements for live CE credits for all professions except psychologists outside California and New York, as noted above. Each state sets its own requirements for licensure, including continuing education requirements, to maintain licensure. Questions about CE requirements for state licensure should be directed to your state board.
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