Effective Therapists – The What How and Why

2.25 CEs | $39.50 | Tina Iler, LCSWR

In this course, Tina Iler, LCSWR discusses the puzzle pieces of successful therapy, looking at current and recent research findings, including how the COVID pandemic and virtual therapy have impacted the therapeutic alliance.

This is a two-and-a quarter-hour long beginning to intermediate level, online, self-study, recorded webinar created in November, 2022, for social work and other clinical professionals.

Participants will be able to:

  1. explain the role of therapist effects in treatment outcomes
  2. list practical components which therapists can utilize to support improved treatment outcomes
  3. describe the value of the therapeutic working alliance
  4. describe what it means for a therapist to have a deliberate practice

What you get from this offer

Access to the course

Get access to a 2.25 hour long course.

Approved CEs

The completion of the course will grant you 2.25 CEs.

Insights to therapy

Understand and use the insights in your own practice.

Approved credits


Recognized CE provider for NYS OASAS (#0806) and has individual course and provider level approval to offer CEs for these webinars to NYS re-credentialing CASACs. 

For NYS Clinicians

Best Practice Trainers, Inc is a recognized CE provider for NYS Social Workers (# SW-0519), LMHCs (#MHC-0124), and LMFTs (#MFT-0108) and has provider level approval to offer CEs for these recorded webinars to NYS clinicians. Registrants should note that only 1/3 of contact hours needed  for NY LCSWs and LMSWs can come from non-interactive web coursework. Restrictions may be changed due to COVID, and participants should check with NYSED for current allowances.

All Other Social Workers*

An ASWB application for this course will be submitted in March, 2023. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.  *See a map showing what jurisdictions accept ACE here.

About the author

Tina Iler, LCSWR

Tina Iler, LCSWR, is in private practice in the mid-Hudson region of New York State. She is the Social Work consultant for the BPTI Continuing Education group and the BPTI contact person for social workers in the US and Canada. She has over 25 years experience in direct practice with clients with mental health and substance use disorders. 

She is passionate about Motivational Interviewing and trains extensively in MI. In her individual therapy, she provides compassionate support to work towards developing coping skills for healthier choices, improved self care, and building resilience to live life with greater ease and acceptance. As a trainer, she is resourceful, dynamic and creative. Feedback from previous archived webinar attendees: “It was very informative and I’ve been using this framework within my practice.” -Abigail, Idaho  more on Iler’s bio. .

Completion requirements

To earn CE credit, participants must log in, attend the entire course as determined electronically and complete a course evaluation and posttest with at least 75% accuracy.

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