CHANGE PROCESS

/change/ /proc.ess/ n.noun a change process is a therapeutic intervention and undertaking of an individual. This process takes place when an individual, along with the assistance of a psychological professional, addresses behavioral issues and then makes necessary lifestyle changes in order to better their life. In the undertaking of a process change, a psychological professional…

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CLINICAL EXCELLENCE

  /clin.i.cal/ /exc.ell.ence/ n.noun Clinical excellence refers to a clinically excellent academic physician. Johns Hopkins Medicine defines such a physician as, “The clinically excellent academic physician has achieved a level of mastery in communication & interpersonal skills, professionalism & humanism, and negotiation of the health care system. Such physicians are exemplary with respect to diagnostic…

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COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

  /cog.ni.tive/ /be.hav.ior.al/ n.noun Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a “structured, short-term, present-oriented psychotherapeutic treatment for depression. The main focus or goal of this treatment is solving underlying issues and modifying dysfunctional, unproductive thinking that enables a person to suffer psychologically. By addressing specific, observable actions that are causing harm to an individual, a therapeutic…

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COGNITIVE RESTRUCTURING

A type of therapy designed to replace the negative or harmful beliefs that are holding an individual back. The Elevations TeamWant to learn more about how Elevations can guide your teen with specialized, compassionate care? Contact us today!

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COLLEGE PREPARATORY CLASSES

  /coll.ege/ /prep.par.a.to.ry/ n.noun A College preparatory class (college prep class) is a means by which college-bound high school students may better meet the more stringent scholastic requirements for entry into colleges and universities. College preparatory classes, also referred to as honors classes or AP classes, are specialized courses designed to assist intelligent, motivated and…

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COMPULSIVE OVEREATING

A compulsive disorder in which a person binge eats regularly. Is often indicative of underling emotional or mental health issues. The Elevations TeamWant to learn more about how Elevations can guide your teen with specialized, compassionate care? Contact us today!

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CORE CLASSES

  /core/ /class.es/ n.noun Also called core curriculum, core course of study refers to a series or selection of courses that all students are required to complete before they can move on to the next level in their education or earn a diploma. . For example, High school students must take the core curriculum to…

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CREDITS

  /cred.its/ n.noun Credits are one of the primary methods used to determine and document that students have met academic requirements, generally at the high school level. Credits are awarded after a student completes or passes, academic courses. In the U.S., credits are generally based on a system called, The Carnegie unit. This system requires…

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