About this course and learning objectives:

This one-hour presentation has been divided into several segments of video lessons. In this course the presenter review ways protests have been engaged in recent history. First Amendment rights and its limitations will be covered. The presenter examined research studies that demonstrate the effects of protest on the mental health of those directly engaged in it and those around it. Clinical recommendations for therapy and counseling considerations are discussed. 

  • Participants will learn about 3 distinctive features of the First Amendment and at least 3 ways the First Amendment can be exercised. Participants will also learn about at least 3 limitations of the First Amendment rights in the United States. 

  • Participants will learn at least 3 ways protests can impact protesters' health and mental health. 

  • 3. Participants will learn 5 recommendations for when working with clients who have been involved in protests. 


What have other mental health professionals said about this course?

“The content presented was crisp, specific, and organized together in a meaningful way. Informative and well-executed presentation in an hour - offered essential definition to key concepts, provided great examples, especially on the various forms of protesting, effective references from publication, helpful connection to personal bio and experiences, and of course, offered the lecture on a day of significance. ”

Wendy W., Art Therapist

“Very grateful that this was a clearly communicated, not overly 'woke' presentation (i.e. not too much jargon, and did not alienate me). Thank you!”

Alan, Mental Health Counselor

“Timely and very relevant program, very clear and practical.”

Robin, Licensed Professional Counselor

Update your therapy skills in this tumultuous time! Learn the essential knowledge and skills regarding protest and mental health.

Enroll in the online course and take it at your own time. Free preview include a PDF handout you can download, and sample videos from the course.

Approved CE provider

Spring Advisory, PLLC has been approved by The National Board For Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7169. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Spring Advisory, PLLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

The Art Therapy Credentials Board recognizes CE credits granted by NBCC Approved Continuing Education Providers. All CE from Spring Advisory can be counted towards ATR, ATR-BC, and ATCS credential renewals for art therapists per ATCB.

Spring Advisory is an Illinois Social Work CE Sponsor, #159.001540

Spring Advisory is an Illinois Psychologist CE Sponsor, #268.000141

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