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Digital Seminar

Over 75 Quick "On the Spot" Techniques for Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Problems


Speaker:
Christina Reese, PhD, LCPC
Duration:
Approx. 6 Hours
Copyright:
May 15, 2024
Product Code:
POS051945
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: In-Person Seminar  3 | Live Webcast | DVD

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Description

Leaving nothing to the abstract, “75 Quick, ‘On-the-Spot’ Techniques for Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Problems” will guide you through focused, clear and successful methods for treating children. Every professional who seeks to fill their toolbox with tested methods will finish this training with a wealth of fresh ideas and rejuvenated spirits.

If you do not have a lot of experience working with children and teens, you will finish with a defined strategy for success. If you are a seasoned professional, you will learn new tricks and techniques to re-energize and revitalize your practice!

Credits

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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.



Speaker

Christina Reese, PhD, LCPC's Profile

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Christina Reese, LCPC, PhD, has been working with children impacted by trauma and their families for the last 20 years. She is a licensed clinical counselor in Maine, Maryland, and Pennsylvania and is a licensed clinical supervisor. Dr. Reese is an internationally recognized trainer for mental health professionals in creating trauma-informed schools, working with mental health in the classroom and attachment and trauma in children. She is a TBRI practitioner and owns Felicity Counseling Services. Dr. Reese authored the books Attachment, Puzzle Pieces, The Attachment Connection, Trauma and Attachment, The Socially Confident Teen, and Leveling Up.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Christina Reese maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with Sheppard Pratt Health System. She receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Reese receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Christina Reese has no relevant non-financial relationships.


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Objectives

  1. Utilize effective, clinical techniques for the treatment of behavior disorders in children.
  2. Develop specific behavioral interventions that address the developmental stage of the child and adolescent.
  3. Appraise the efficacy of biologically-based interventions to address behavioral and emotional disorders in children.
  4. Analyze clinical manifestations among anxiety disorders, ADHD, mood disorders, ODD and Conduct Disorder as it relates to diagnosis.
  5. Develop clinical skills for establishing a therapeutic rapport to overcome treatment resistance in children and adolescents.
  6. Analyze the diagnostic symptoms of behavioral/emotional disorders in children and adolescents and establish how this informs your choice of intervention strategies.

Outline

Behavioral Overview

Etiology

  • Nature v. nurture
  • Hormones, neuropsychology, behaviorism
  • Gender differences
  • “Eye of the beholder”

DSM-5® Updates

  • ADHD
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • Conduct disorder
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Childhood anxiety and depression

Medication Interventions

  • Psycho-stimulants
  • Mood stabilizers
  • Anti-depressants/anti-anxiety
  • Atypical anti-psychotics
  • Illegal/illicit substances and treatment effects

Tools for Helping Behavior Problems

Quick Techniques to Manage Anger

  • Time in!
  • Restitution
  • The peace table & empathy building
  • Actor/observer
  • Standing 8 count
  • Art of compromise
  • …And many more!

Quick Techniques to Manage Depression

  • Cut-n-paste
  • The mirror effect
  • Inside movie
  • Types of journaling
  • …And many more!

Quick Techniques to Manage Anxiety

  • Ceiling fan breathing
  • Set the clock
  • Progressive relaxation
  • Top dog/underdog
  • …And many more!

Quick Techniques to Manage Autism/Asperger’s

  • Facial expressions and social cues
  • Building a broader structure
  • The burrito
  • Island of Solace
  • …And many more!

Quick Techniques to Manage ADHD

  • Noise to the system
  • Anticipation
  • Therapeutic games
  • …And many more!

Techniques to Help the Client’s World

Parents/Caregivers and Teachers/Schools

  • Intentional dialogue
  • The listening jar
  • Time out/quiet time
  • Token economies/response cost (and avoiding pitfalls)
  • The good behavior game

Manage Therapist Frustration

Limitations of Research and Potential Risks

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Teachers
  • School Guidance Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses
  • School Administrators
  • Educational Paraprofessionals
  • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children

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