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- DVD Video - 8+ hours Instructions
- Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- PESI Inc.
- 9/22/2020 - Available Now for Pre-Order
- CE Available:
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- Summarize the psychosocial characteristics of the “internet generation” and their contribution to anxiety development in children and adolescents.
- Describe the primary developmental, systemic, academic, and social-technological factors relevant to the development and maintenance of anxiety disorders in children and families.
- Identify the various social, emotional, and behavioral manifestations of anxiety in children in multiple contexts, including home and school.
- Utilize semi-structured observational and interview methods for collecting relevant history and clinical information with anxious and minimally verbal children and their parents/caretakers.
- Determine effective rapport-building strategies with anxious, resistant, and defensive children and parents/caretakers.
- Adopt a ‘parent consultation’ model as a supplement to individual child and family therapy and as part of an integrated treatment approach.
- Conduct ‘Child-Focused Family Therapy’ using therapeutic agendas and directive communication techniques.
- Teach children a developmentally appropriate psychoeducation framework for understanding the relationship between anxiety, the brain, and the body.
- Implement self-regulation strategies to reduce child/adolescent anxiety and promote adaptive coping.
- Identify clinical, co-occurring diagnostic patterns with respect to anxiety and related disorders in children and how to determine initial treatment targets.
- Distinguish between over-arching versus disorder-specific interventions for child/adolescent anxiety. As well as the 3 levels of anxiety treatment.
- Implement and integrate developmentally-appropriate CBT, desensitization, and exposure therapy techniques to enhance treatment with anxious children.
GROWING UP ANXIOUS - 3 KEY INGREDIENTS
EARLY EMPHASIS ON HIGH ACHIEVEMENT AND PERFORMANCE
TECHNOLOGY IMMERSION: PLUGGED IN BUT TUNED OUT
- Emotional costs of a hyper-academic mindset and over-evaluation
- Performance philosophy pitfalls: perfectionism and procrastination
- Consequences of strong individualism: anti-collaborative attitudes
PREOCCUPATION WITH SAFETY AND POTENTIAL THREAT
- Tech-savvy, socially naive
- Fearless online, fearful offline
- Gratification-dependent, grit-deficient
INTEGRATING EVIDENCED-BASED TREATMENT APPROACHES
- Overprotected but underdeveloped….socially and emotionally
- How dysregulated adults promote anxiety-ridden kids
- Failure to launch: Why “adulting” is difficult and frightening
GUIDELINES FOR RAPPORT-BUILDING AND CLINICAL INTERVIEWING
- Behavior therapy/modification
- Cognitive-behavior therapy
- Family-focused/systemic therapy
- Interpersonal therapy
- Play/art/creative therapies
- Mindfulness-based therapies
PSYCHOEDUCATION FOR PARENTS AND KIDS: THE FIRST INTERVENTION
- Semi-structured parent interviews: Combining engagement with efficiency
- Developmentally-sensitive child interviews: Integrating observation, play and dialogue
- Parent consultation: Constructing a framework for parental involvement
BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL TREATMENT: THE SECOND INTERVENTION
- Teaching parents about their child’s overactive brain
- Giving a child-friendly “tour of the brain”
- Highlighting the mind-body connection
- Social Anxiety Disorder
- Evaluating cognitive versus physiological features
- Cognitive-behavioral methods for getting teens out of their heads and into the world
- Role-playing and free association games for promoting real-time interaction
- Desensitization strategies for combating social avoidance
TARGETED TREATMENT FOR MAJOR (DSM-5™) ANXIETY DISORDERS: THE THIRD INTERVENTION
- “LOWERING THE TEMPERATURE, SLOWING THE PACE”
- Reducing Emotional Intensity and Conflict for a Calmer Environment
- Healthy habits and daily transition rituals
- Self-expression and support-seeking skills
- 3 R’s of anxiety management: Recognize, Relax, Redirect
CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS: TREATMENT IMPLICATIONS, RISKS, AND LIMITATIONS
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Identifying manifestations of chronic worry
- Cognitive strategies for discrediting the “what-if? person”
- Self-talk for empowering the “helpful coach”
- Cognitive-behavioral redirection for worries
- Paradoxical relaxation for overachievers
- Separation Anxiety Disorder
- Assessing psychological and somatic components
- Pre-treatment preparation: It’s all about the plan
- Developing a treatment-support team
- Action plans for high-distress episodes
- Strategies for distressed/enmeshed parents
- Phobias and Panic Disorder
- Cognitive and physical/physiological symptoms
- Essential ingredients for desensitization
- “Challenge ladders” for gradual exposure
- Planning-for-panic strategies
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Variations in obsessive-compulsive symptomatology
- “Brain challenges” for rigid perfectionists
- Mindfulness strategies: “Balloon breathing and wet noodles” for high-threat perceivers
- Controlled withdrawal and replacement for tech-addicts
ANXIETY-RIDDEN AT SCHOOL: CONSIDERATIONS AND CLASSROOM APPLICATIONS
- Depressive Disorders
- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
MEASURING TREATMENT PROGRESS
- Relationship-building with distressed/disruptive kids
- Dealing with the (dreaded) 3 D’s:
- Defiance, Disrespect, Disruption
- Creating a calm, responsive classroom
- Reducing task avoidance and test anxiety
- Managing compulsive technology usage
- Identifying, intervening, and preventing bullying
- Tips for (post) pandemic adjustment
- Evaluating symptomatology and functional level
- School consultation and recommendations
- Medication: Guidelines for discussion and referral
Continuing Education 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.
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- Social Workers
- School Administrators
- Occupational Therapists
- Speech-Language Pathologists
- Marriage and Family Therapists
- Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children
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