Course Description

In this course, Dr. Shawn Garrison focuses on culturally responsive methods for working with medical and graduate students who are academically gifted, yet struggle with their social and psychological wellbeing.

CE/Professional Development Credit(s): 1

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe key concerns that academically gifted medical and other graduate students experience that adversely impact their mental health.
  2. Describe culturally responsive methods for increasing healthy emotional coping skills with academically gifted students.

Level: All Levels

Length: 74 minutes

Format: Asynchronous (self-paced)

Obtaining a CE/Professional Development Certificate:

In order to obtain a CE/Professional Development certificate, you must complete all sections of this course, score 80% or more on the quiz (multiple attempts are provided) and, fill out a satisfaction survey.

Note: The video lesson, quiz, and evaluation are formatted into separate sections. While your progress is saved after completing each section, the system will require you to complete the entire section again if you stop in the middle.

Conflict of Interest:

There are no known conflict of interests for this program.

Continuing Education Approvals & CEUs

Homestudy CE's are approved nationally via the American Psychological association and the National Board of Certified Counselors.

CE Credits | 1 Core | Psychologists

CE Hours | 1 Core | Counselors

Social Work, School Psychology & Marriage & Family Therapy

The live virtual version of this workshop was originally approved by ASWB & NASP nationally in states that accept CEs granted by these accrediting bodies. This homestudy course is consistent with related hours. Please check with your state licensure board for rules.

CE Hours | 1 | School Psychologists

Clock Hours | 1 | Social Work

Contact Hours | 1 | LMFT’s

Shawn Garrison, PhD

Shawn L. Garrison, Ph.D. is Director of Counseling Services at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), serving the students of five academic programs and Residents from seven specialties through counseling and teaching for the past 30 years. She holds a faculty appointment in MSM’s Department of Psychiatry, serves on pivotal institutional committees and plays a central role in study skills, time management, stress management and Learning Communities development for all academic programs. 

Ifetayo Ojelade, PhD

Dr. Ifetayo Ojelade is a Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) with an interest in assisting people to heal in order to take their careers and personal lives to the next level. As an expert in trauma recovery, Dr. Ojelade works with healthcare, legal, and safety professionals to manage secondary trauma in the workplace. She also has a particular interest in women leaders of color in high stress roles.

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We offer a discount when purchasing bundles of 5 or more one hour sessions and two or more 6+ hour sessions. Please contact our office for specific instructions.