- 1 Quiz
- 1 Survey
- 3 PDFs
- 12.0 hrs
*This complete Online Course includes a PDF of the book, Innovations in Clinical Practice: Focus on Children & Adolescents, and the Final Exam. If you have access to the book and want to purchase the Final Exam only, click here.
This program concentrates on issues associated with the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents. It is designed to aid you in: the assessment and treatment of Bipolar Disorder in children and adolescents; the psychopharmacological treatment of children and adolescents; applying the transtheoretical Model of Change approach to the treatment of violent youth; using evidenced-based interventions for children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes; doing forensic child evaluations; assessing and treating bullying; providing group interventions with urban intercity adolescents; doing in-home family therapy and wraparound services when working with seriously at-risk children and adolescents; understanding the ethical and legal issues in working with children and adolescents.
12 CE credits/hours (including 2 ethics credits), 120 questions
Psychologists | School Psychologists | Marriage & Family Therapists | Mental Health Counselors | Social Workers
- Assess and treat children and adolescents with bipolar disorder.
- Discuss psychopharmacological treatment of children and adolescents.
- Summarize assessment and treatment of violent youth.
- Offer interventions with diabetic children and adolescents.
- Explain forensic child evaluations.
- Assess and treat bullying behavior.
- Practice group interventions with urban intercity adolescents.
- Present interventions with at-risk children and adolescents.
- Recognize ethical and legal issues in working with children and adolescents.
Leon VandeCreek, PhD, is Past Dean and Professor in the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University. He has been awarded the Diplomate in Clinical Psychology (ABPP) and he is a Fellow of several American Psychological Association divisions. His interests include professional training and ethical/legal issues related to professional education and practice. He has authored and coauthored more than 180 professional presentations and publications including 22 books and book chapters for which he was coauthor or editor.
Thomas L. Jackson, PhD, is Professor and Director of Clinical Training in the Department of Psychology at the University of Arkansas. He has directed two American Psychological Association-accredited clinical psychology doctoral training programs, and has chaired the Boards of Examiners in Psychology in two different states. His research and clinical interests include the areas of sexual assault and violence and have resulted in over 40 articles, chapters, and books, as well as consultation and paper presentations to over 60 regional, national, and international groups. Dr. Jackson is Associate Editor of Innovations in Clinical Practice: A Source Book.