Divorce: When It’s Not Happily Ever After

by Expert Reviewer: Patricia Salgado MA, LCSW; Instructor: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN; Instructor: Joan Calandra, PhD, RN

$20.00

i 1.00 CEH

Course Overview

Divorce is a major life event that can compromise emotional and physical health. The stress of divorce and the associated loss heightens the risk for mental health problems. Addressing the needs of children who are in the middle of a divorce will promote health and self-care. This module provides healthcare providers with information about the psychological dynamics of divorce and the effects on adults and children.

The goal of this course is to inform nurses and social workers in acute care with the knowledge of the stress of divorce and its effects on adults and children.

About the Course Author

Patricia Salgado, LCSW has worked as a psychotherapist, parent educator, manager, child custody evaluator, mediator, crisis counselor, social worker for over twenty years in the private healthcare and public mental health sectors. She also has supervised and trained many staff and students over the past thirteen years in different programs. She designed and manages Good Vibrations: Building Family Resilience Through Co-parenting Educational Program as well as an outpatient mental health program. She also speaks to diverse audiences and provides presentations on health and wellness, employee assistance counseling, and crisis incident debriefings. In coaching and guiding diverse co-parents, she places the children’s’ needs up front and center and tries to increase family resilience in Southern California. She is a psychology graduate of Occidental College, and a Master in Social Work graduate from the California State University, Los Angeles. Patricia Salgado MA, LCSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Elizabeth Kellerman MSN, RN started in nursing in 2007 after graduating from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. While working in a critical care unit at Sutter Mills-Peninsula Hospital she earned her CCRN and TNCC. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college while working to receive her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as subject matter expert and content writer for Relias. Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (13 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.00HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • Ohio Social Worker Board

    1.00HOURS

    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board Provider # CEBroker Provider: 50-290 This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Association of Social Work Boards

    1.00HOURS

    Relias, LLC, #1273, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Relias LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 02/10/2018-02/10/2021.

    Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, post-tests.

    This module is Reading-Based.

    Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 Clinical continuing education clock hours.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners

    1.00HOURS

    South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners (CEBroker Provider 50-290)


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-CE407
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2023-08-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Discuss the possible psychological responses of children and adults to divorce and identify coping strategies.; Identify attachment styles and how they influence marriage and childhood development.; Identify strategies for parenting during or after divorce.; Identify the dynamics that underlie marriages that end in divorce and those that do not.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Divorce: When It’s Not Happily Ever After
    Introduction
    Mirroring Early Attachment Experiences
    Case Scenario
    Patterns of Marital Dissolution
    Marital Therapy and Marital Mediation
    Mourning a Marriage
    Moving on After the Heartbreak
    Children and Divorce
    When to Refer to Mental Health
    Emerging Trends
    Section 3: Clinical Vignette
    Section 4: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributor(s)
    Resources
    References
    Congratulations!
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Social Workers; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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