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Treatments That Work With Children: Empirically Supported Strategies for Managing Childhood Problems, 2nd Edition

Author: Edward R. Christopherson, PhD and Susan Mortweet Vanscoyoc, PhD

Course Created: 2013

Practice Level: Indroductory

Book Required Duration: 8 hours
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Course Summary

Treatments that Work with Children provides a comprehensive review of empirically validated therapies for common childhood behavioral problems. The childhood problems are ones that most clinicians will encounter and include disruptive behavior, anxiety, sleep disorders, nocturnal enuresis, encopresis, habit disorders, the treatment of pain and helping children adhere to medical regimens.

Course Format

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Learning Objectives

  • Describe causes of common childhood behavior problems.
  • discuss the pharmacological treatment of common childhod behavior problems.
  • Describe the nonpharmacological treatment of common childhood behavior problems.
  • Explain the diagnosis and management of habit disorders.
  • Explain the diagnosis and management of sleep problems.
  • discuss the difficulty of pediatric adherence to medical regimens

Course Syllabus

  • Diagnosis and Management of Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Diagnosis and Management of Anxiety Disorders
  • Diagnosis and Management of Habit Disorders
  • Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Problems
  • Diagnosis and Management of Encopresis
  • Diagnosis and Management of Nocturnal Enuresis
  • Assessment and Management of Pain
  • Management of Adherence to Pediatric Medical Regimens Is approved by the American Psychological Association To sponsor continuing education For psychologists. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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