Professional Workshop: Intensive Treatment of Childhood Anxiety DisordersDate: February 11, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
141 N. Central Ave
Dates: 2/11/20, 2/25/20 & 3/3/20
Enrollment Limited to: 16 Contact Hrs: 4.5 CEU’s: 4.5.
This course will focus on empirically supported treatments for several childhood anxiety disorders, particularly focusing on cognitive-behavioral therapy which includes exposure and response prevention. Participants will learn advanced methods for treating obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), specific phobias, selective mutism, social anxiety, and school anxiety. The course will include lecture and case discussion. Participants are encouraged to present case material from their own caseloads and are required to carry at least one child anxiety case during the time period covered by the course.
Method: Lecture, discussion
- Participants will have a better understanding of diagnosis and case conceptualization for childhood anxiety disorders, including functional analysis of what stimuli are maintaining anxiety.
- Participants will learn empirically-supported treatments including exposure therapy, stimulus fading, and behavior modification.
- Participants will learn to avoid common mistakes in exposure and response prevention treatment and be able to problem-solve challenges that arise during this treatment.
Instructors: Christopher Libby, Ph.D.
Location: 141 N. Central Ave, Hartsdale
Westchester Jewish Community Services is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW0067.
Please note: When the course is a multi-day or multi-part course/educational activity, the learner must complete all parts in order to earn the certificate for contact hours. Partial credit will not be awarded for a program, even a one-day program if all requirements are not completed at that time.
Refund Policy: Refundable up to 2 weeks prior to start date.