Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

CEU Course Description

This course was developed as a Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale Training overview.  The course briefly looks at the background of the BPRS, along with the items that are rated, and the scoring and guidelines for each category.

CEU Course Objectives

1.  List the items that the BPRS evaluates and how each rating is determined by a client’s mental, emotional, and physical health and behavior.

2.  Discuss which sources are appropriate to use to validate each of the items rated.

3.  Explain what should be done if one is unsure about a particular item rated and how these choices will impact the client’s total pathology score.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
  • Texas Board of Social Workers
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

Course Development: Each course is identified and reviewed by the appropriate Quantum Units Education consultant with professional and licensed expertise in the various disciplines we serve. Our professional consultants oversee course development to satisfy the needs of various professionals based on their board requirements, rate course degree of difficulty and ensure the course content and exam questions are appropriate, relevant and comprehensive. See our professional staff and their bios here.

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Added On: 2019-04-17

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