IMPORTANT!! Please check the Board Approval Information below to ensure the course is approved by your professional board and will provide the CE credits you need.
As a health professional, you may frequently encounter women who are feeling trapped and overwhelmed with life circumstances and are unable to effectively cope. Effective coping skills are required for every aspect of healing and health. It is sometimes difficult to recognize how to help these patients find a sense of mental and emotional wellness. This course offers a relaxed approach to common sources of stress by interspersing the course concepts with example conversations and scenarios. It has a relaxed style to make learning more enjoyable.
Purpose and Objectives
The purpose of this course is to increase the participant’s understanding of basic concepts of mental and emotional health. At the conclusion of the course the participant will be able to:
- Understand the chemistry of the mind/body connection, recognizing that life reaction is mental, emotional, physical and spiritual.
- Identify the importance of self-definition to mental/emotional well-being.
- Relate how thought patterns create feelings and that these can be changed and better controlled.
- Become aware of methods of relating to others when upset or in conflict, that will support integrity and honesty.
- Cite ways to offer insights to others that are healing, nurturing and based upon love of self and love of others.
About the Author
Linda S. Greenfield, RN, PhD
Linda is the educational administrator, author and instructor for Consultants for the Future. She is a graduate from Iowa State University and Columbia Pacific University and was listed in Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities as a doctorial student. She has taught hundreds of seminars and authored home study courses for over thirty five years in healthcare continuing education.
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Her clinical experiences include acute and long term care, including experience as a flight nurse in the US Air Force and as an educator in a college based nursing program. Linda has a passion for life-long learning and is always on the breaking edge of the latest information in health and healing, integrating both conventional and alternative approaches. She has a knack for breaking down complex topics into easy to understand concepts with practical applications for everyday needs. Linda has been honored as a keynote speaker at several conferences and conventions, including the Spring 2005 conference of the Iowa Department of Health where she spoke about energy healing.
Board Approval Information
Consultants for the Future has been approved by the Florida Boards of Nursing and Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling, Provider No. 50-435; the Iowa Board of Nursing, Provider No. 61, and it meets the requirements of the Iowa Boards of Behavioral Science Examiners for Mental Health Counselors and Marital & Family Therapists and Social Work Examiners. We are also approved by the California Board of Nursing, Provider No. 04422; the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Provider No. 50-435, and the Georgia Board of Nursing, Provider No. 50-435. The course meets the requirements of the Minnesota, Ohio, Nevada, and Kentucky Boards of Nursing, and other states by reciprocity.