Understanding Depression

Understanding Depression


Course Introduction



This course is eligible for 2 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Psychologists and Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASACs) in New York State.


 All of our 400+self-study webinars are approved for New York State and there are more than 100 self-study webinars available for CEU credits in 46 additional states. Please ensure that you check the information page of the course to determine eligibility in your state.  

Format: Self Study Online Course 


This seminar is clinically-based for anyone invested in improving their skills.

What’s the difference between all these rating scales for depression? How well do we diagnose Depression? Make a difference by joining this webinar.


At the end fo this webinar, you will have:

  1. Learn and Master critical thinking in clinical care
  2. Learn principles, including understanding the context of symptoms of depression
  3. Learn practical techniques that you can use in your work, including HPI and formulation.
  4. Learn steps to understanding rule-outs and differential diagnosis
  5. Role play, practice, and implement the principles, techniques, steps, and do’s and don’ts, when working to understand depression.
  6. Immerse yourself in the Socratic Method, the Desire Method, and the Collective Learning experience and enhance your ability to provide excellent care, prevent burnout and promote self-care

What others have said about this series:

“This was my first Sweet Webinar. It was great! The time flew by and I enjoyed the webinar and gives me tools to use with family members of patients.”

– Debra, LMSW

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Karen and Mardoche are Co-Founders of, and the Main Facilitators at the SWEET Institute. They have more than 40 years of clinical practice in over 10 different practice settings. They have provided services from all levels of care, from line work to executive management, often doing both simultaneously, and have done work on the policy level and have reached communities nationally and internationally. They are both affiliated with Columbia University and are regular contributors to Psychology Today.
Price $30.00
Instructor Mardoche and Karen from SWEET Institute
Duration 2 hours
Enrolled 0 students
Language English