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An Intensive 2-Day Workshop on Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children & Adolescents

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Describe how to use the “Three Ingredients” framework to explain how anxiety develops in children and adolescents.
  2. Recognize the role of family, schools, media, and global events in contributing to anxiety.
  3. Apply fun, engaging therapy activities to motivate your clients to change for each anxiety disorder.
  4. Apply a semi-structured child interview tips to develop targeted treatment plans.
  5. Describe four behavioral health recommendations to help all clients.
  6. Identify the pros and cons of prescription drugs and complimentary medicine for anxiety.
  7. Identify how to manage ethical risks with families of divorce.
  8. Describe a three-step process for teaching stress management skills to young clients.
  9. Apply group therapy activities to reduce social anxiety.
  10. Identify the “Floating Technique” for panic anxiety.
  11. Demonstrate exposure interventions to treat OCD, separation anxiety, social anxiety and phobias.
  12. Apply anxiety reduction techniques to yourself to be a motivating role model.

Outline

DAY ONE
Sources of Anxiety and Treatment Overview

Interventions: Stress Management and Anxiety-Regulation Skills

School Recommendations, Medication, DSM-5® Classification, and Interventions for Separation Anxiety Disorder

Interventions for Generalized Anxiety and Panic Disorder

DAY TWO
Interventions for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders

Interventions for Social Anxiety Disorder and Selective Mutism

Interventions for Phobias and Stressor- and Trauma-Related Disorders

Wrap Up

Copyright : 02/11/2016

OCD: Ten Best Treatment Strategies for Children & Adolescents

Objectives

  1. Discover assessment tools to appropriately diagnose children with OCD.
  2. Utilize exposure and response prevention skills to successfully treat kids with OCD.
  3. Identify how to help kids and parents change the way they think about OCD.
  4. Tell how working with the family and school system will help children through ERP treatment.

Outline

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Discover assessment tools to appropriately diagnose children with OCD.
  2. Utilize exposure and response prevention skills to successfully treat kids with OCD.
  3. Identify how to help kids and parents change the way they think about OCD.
  4. Tell how working with the family and school system will help children through ERP treatment.

Outline

Copyright : 01/08/2016