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Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: Changing the Family Dance

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  1. Articulate worry managing strategies where the client expects anxiety to occur
  2. Evaluate strategies to help clients stay focused on demoting worry
  3. Articulate methods for clients to explore skills and strengths to keep moving forward in the therapeutic setting

Copyright : 03/23/2017

OCD and Children: It’s a Family Affair

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  1. Identify patterns of OCD to help improve treatment outcomes
  2. Articulate how to create interventions that focus on interrupting the process of OCD to help improve therapeutic outcomes
  3. Explore how to engage families in treatment using concrete explanations and homework assignments
  4. Explore how to communicate with parents and schools to help enhance consistent responses to a child’s OCD

Copyright : 03/24/2017

Mindfulness for Children and Teens: A Practical Approach

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  1. Articulate how to present mindfulness to help break through client resistance and maximize engagement in and out of the clinical hour
  2. Summarize how to use specific strategies to tailor mindfulness to inform clinical treatment interventions
  3. Compile practices that help children with depression, anxiety, PTSD, and other behavioral disorders

Copyright : 03/24/2017

Who’s Afraid of Children in Family Therapy?: How Therapists Can Help

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  1. Describe a child’s needs to feel safe, trust, connect, and experience joy through the Four Dimensions of Relationship
  2. Articulate how to become a more effective communicator with children using G.R.E.A.T. (gesture, rhythm, eye contact, affect, and tone of voice)
  3. Summarize specific strategies to help optimize children’s involvement in therapy
  4. Articulate effective methods for using rhythmic movement and touch to create connection and help improve client engagement

Copyright : 03/23/2017

Children Who Bully: Strategies for Recognizing and Responding to Them

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  1. Articulate strategies to help build social-emotional competence in kids
  2. Compile Information and advice for cultivating digital citizenship to help address cyberbullying with clients

Copyright : 03/25/2017

Working with Traumatized Adolescents: How to Get Unhooked

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  1. Describe specific adolescent attachment styles as they relate to clinical practice
  2. Apply the React, Reflect, and Respond model to best support adolescent clients in recovering from trauma

Copyright : 03/24/2017