Volume 5 Issue 12 short reading course

PANS/PANDAS; Neuroscience & Counselling.

In this course you will learn:

  • What is PANS/PANDAS
  • What are the mechanisms of PANS/PANDAS
  • What are the signs and symptoms of PANS/PANDAS
  • What are some of the recommended treatment protocols for PANS/PANDAS
  • Why is studying the brain important for counsellors
  • How neuroscience can endorse counselling
  • What are some of the tools neuroscientists use to study the brain
  • How to talk to your clients about their brains
  • Why neuroplasticity is such an empowering discovery for counselling

 

(Once you have paid for the course Unit 1 should display an active link – this is your entry into the course)


PANS PANDAS and Neuroscience & Counselling (1 hour)
This is the reading course for The Neuropsychotherapist Volume 5 Issue 12 and we will be covering "Understanding PANS & PANDAS: The interplay of immune system & mental health" by Micaela Monteiro-Haig, and parts of "Neuroscience & Counselling" by Bob Shebib.
Module 1 Understanding PANS/PANDAS  
Unit 1 Introduction (1 min)
Unit 2 PANS/PANDAS Introduction (12 min)
Unit 3 Pathophysiology of PANS/PANDAS (12 min)
Unit 4 PANS/PANDAS Treatment (5 min)
Module 2 Neuroscience & Counselling  
Unit 1 Neuroscience & Counselling Introduction (25 min)
Unit 2 Studying The Brain (6 min)
Unit 3 Neuroplasticity: An Empowering Discovery (6 min)
Volume 5 Issue 12 short reading course will take you though the article Understanding PANS & PANDAS: The interplay of immune system & mental health By Micaela Monteiro-Haig, and parts of Neuroscience and Counselling by Bob Shebib. PDFs of these articles will also be available.
In this course you will learn:

  • What is PANS/PANDAS
  • What are the mechanisms of PANS/PANDAS
  • What are the signs and symptoms of PANS/PANDAS
  • What are some of the recommended treatment protocols for PANS/PANDAS
  • Why is studying the brain important for counsellors
  • How neuroscience can endorse counselling
  • What are some of the tools neuroscientists use to study the brain
  • How to talk to your clients about their brains
  • Why neuroplasticity is such an empowering discovery for counselling
Micaela Monteiro-Haig is a naturopath, nutritionist, herbalist and eating psychology coach with a special interest in mental health. She has interests in other areas that she believes can also have a significant impacts on mental health, include stress management, sleep issues, fatigue syndromes, female and male hormonal imbalances, thyroid conditions, cognitive issues, immune dysfunction (including food allergies/intolerances, autoimmune conditions), digestive complaints, eating challenges (overeating, binge eating, body image, chronic dieting) and weight management. As a mother of two teenagers, she is also passionate about adolescent health.

Micaela has a Bachelor Degree in Health Science-Naturopathy and has studied mind-body nutrition, eating psychology and counselling techniques. She is registered and fully accredited member of ANTA (Australian Natural Therapists Association).

Bob Shebib, Faculty Emeritus, Douglas College, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, is an educator and counsellor with broad experience in child welfare, corrections, mental health, and addictions. As well, his professional work has included projects in China and Africa. He is the author of a number of textbooks including the best seller, Choices: Interviewing & Counselling Skills for Canadians, 6th edition , 2017, (Pearson). Currently, he is the Executive Director of Choices Consulting where he offers customized training to the counselling and human services community. Contact him at: shebib@telus.net.

His excerpt has come from the book Choices: Interviewing and Counselling Skills for Canadians, 7th Edition  by Bob Shebib and has been reproduced with the permission of the publisher, Pearson Canada

This self-study activity consists of 1 hour of continuing education, or professional development, instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary across countries, organizations and state board regulations. Please save the test results at the end of each unit, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your organization to determine specific filing requirements.

We are unable to guarantee the success of logging 1 CE/PD points for this course as the requirements vary significantly across countries, states, and organizations.

All self-study participants will have to have achieved 80% or better pass rate to receive a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test – these are available as a download after you complete each test section.


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