Online Courses

Courses Found:
18
Provider:
athealth.com
Category:
Children
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ADHD: Diagnosis and Treatment ADHD is one of the most common psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence. This course provides relevant information on diagnosis and treatment.

Credits:  1 $12.00
ADHD: Strength-Based Mental Health Counseling for Children with ADHD The hyperactivity and impulsivity experienced by children who are diagnosed with ADHD can pose challenges for families, teachers, and mental health counselors. The authors present an integrative model of Adlerian play therapy and adventure-based counseling (ABC) that extends beyond traditional talk therapy, fosters a strength-based perspective, and ...

Credits:  1 $12.00
Adolescent Girls: Development and Treatment Issues Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, interviews Elizabeth Lloyd Mayer, PhD, about the differences in male and female development in early adolescence, the kinds of pressure adolescent girls experience from their parents, and ways of helping girls discover their value. In the second interview Lynda Chassler, PhD, discusses the relationship of attachment pa ...

Credits:  2 $24.00
Assessing Suicide Risk in Children: Guidelines for Developmentally Appropriate Interviewing This program reviews risk factors for childhood suicide and suicidal behavior, provides a commentary on current methods of assessing suicide risk in children, and discusses guidelines for conducting developmentally appropriate risk assessments with children and suggestions for consulting with caregivers.

Credits:  1 $12.00
Attachment Issues in Foster Children

Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Nancy Boyd Webb, DSW, who discusses the ramifications of grief and loss in children in foster care.

Dr. Webb is the author of 12 books and over 40 articles. Her book, Helping Bereaved Children, grew directly out of her early acclaimed book, Play ...

Credits:  1 $12.00
Child Custody: Assessment of Family Custody Issues Using Mental Health This course provides (a) a description of custody-related mental health evaluations, (b) ethical considerations involved in the evaluation process, (c) recommendations for conducting mental health evaluations, and (d) a format for the written report.

Credits:  1 $12.00
Childhood Sexuality: Discerning Healthy from Abnormal Sexual Behaviors This course discusses normal and abnormal childhood sexual behaviors and examines factors that therapists should be aware of as contributing to children’s problematic sexual attitudes and behavior.

Credits:  1 $12.00
Engaging Children and Families: The Helping Relationship In case management and child welfare practice, successful intervention and treatment depend heavily on the quality of the caseworker's relationship with the children and family. This program describes core elements of the helping relationship, provides techniques for building rapport, and includes strategies for engaging children and families in th ...

Credits:  1 $10.00
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Interview with Julie Poehlmann, PhD Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Julie Poehlmann, PhD, who focuses on the phenomenon of grandparents raising grandchildren from an attachment perspective. Dr. Poehlmann discusses her research, which suggests bi-directional links between grandparent depression and children’s behavior problems. She expla ...

Credits:  1 $12.00
Grief: Parent Loss in Childhood and Adolescence: Interview with Colin Pereira-Webber, MA Colin Pereira-Webber, MA, talks about how the death of a parent and the subsequent mourning and grief process shape developing children and adolescents.

Credits:  1 $12.00
History and Principles of Wraparound Services The wraparound process is a collaborative, team-based approach to service and support planning. This program gives a brief history of the development of the wraparound process and describes ten principles that guide wraparound services for children, youth, and families. Source: National Wraparound Ini ...

Credits:  2 $18.00
Interviewing Children The author describes children’s developmental stages and age-appropriate interviewing techniques that can be used in child custody evaluations. These strategies can also be used by child welfare workers when assessing a child’s safety and well-being.

Credits:  1.5 $12.00
Introduction to Case Management This course provides a brief history of case management and discusses case management functions, principles, competencies, and models.

Credits:  1 $12.00
Issues in Foster Care: Overview of Attachment Theory Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Fran Stott, PhD, who provides an overview of attachment theory. Attachment theory posits that children instinctively attach to caretakers in order to achieve security and survival.


Credits:  1 $12.00
Psychotherapy with Traumatized Foster Children: Interview with Cynthia Monahon, PsyD Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Cynthia Monahon, PsyD, a licensed clinical psychologist and founding Director of the Children's Clinic of the Cutchins Program in Northampton, MA, where she also consults in private practice. Dr. Monahon has specialized in the treatment of pediatric psychological trauma ...

Credits:  1 $12.00
Rebuilding Attachments and Encouraging Resilience Richard Kagan, PhD, offers tools that practitioners can use to help parents or other family members and children rebuild fragile or disrupted attachments, change patterns of destructive behavior, and implement safety plans to prevent further neglect, abuse, and trauma.

Credits:  1 $12.00
Understanding and Treating Attachment Disorders Attachment and caregiving systems are at the heart of that crucial first relationship. This program discusses the diagnosis and treatment of attachment disorders.

Credits:  2 $24.00
Working with Gay Youth Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Ritch Savin-Williams, PhD, Director of the Sex and Gender Lab at Cornell University, and Robert Galatzer-Levy, MD, child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist and co-author of The Course of Gay and Lesbian Lives about issues related to psychotherapy with gay youth ...

Credits:  2 $24.00