Online Courses

Courses Found:
19
Provider:
athealth.com
Category:
Adolescents
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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
Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Dr. Howard Liddle, a nationally recognized family psychologist and Director of the University of Miami Center for Treatment Research on Adolescent Substance Abuse, discusses recent developments in adolescent substance abuse treatment. Topics include evidence-based treatments, trends in adolescent drug use, how to establish a therapeutic alliance wi ...

Credits:  1 $12.00
Adolescents: Treating Difficult Adolescents Two experts discuss how to work with difficult adolescents using solution-focused brief therapy and methods for treating aggressive adolescents. You can read the text of these interviews and/or access the audio to the interviews via your computer's MP3 player.

Credits:  2 $24.00
BDD: A Narrative Approach to Body Dysmorphic Disorder This course discusses treatment issues related to body dysmorphic disorder and describes the application of narrative therapy to work with individuals diagnosed with this disorder. A case example is included.

Credits:  1 $12.00
Brief Strategic Family Therapy for Adolescent Drug Abuse Topics include theoretical concepts of brief strategic family therapy, creating therapeutic relationships with families, diagnosing family system problems, orchestrating change, and how to engage resistant families.

Credits:  5 $60.00
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
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
Motivational Enhancement Therapy and CBT for Adolescent Marijuana Users This course is designed to address the problem of marijuana use by adolescents. The program provides instruction on how to conduct a brief, five-session treatment intervention for teens with cannabis use disorders in an outpatient setting.

Credits:  7 $84.00
Multiple Dimensions of Culture in the Treatment of Adolescents and Their Families This program discusses the meaning of cultural values and treatment issues, including the neglected dimension of the cultural background of the therapist. The course illustrates the application of the multidimensional cultural approach in the case of a rebellious Mexican-American teenager.

Credits:  1 $12.00
Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Motivational Interviewing: Enhancing Readiness for Change The authors discuss motivational interviewing and the transtheoretical model of change as a conceptual framework for counseling clients who engage in non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors. The major principles of motivational interviewing are applied in a case study of a client who self-injures.

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
Schizophrenia: A Psychoeducational Model for Treating the Adolescent Who Is Seriously Emotionally Disturbed Schizophrenia, one of the most serious and chronic mental illnesses, often begins in adolescence. It affects every aspect of individual and family functioning. The authors discuss a treatment model that includes establishment of a collaborative relationship between therapist and family, the provision of information and support, and the creation of ...

Credits:  1 $12.00
Why Not Pot? A Review of the Brain-based Risks of Cannabis The use of marijuana is associated with several brain-based risks. The authors provide an historical perspective on marijuana and review contemporary research on its potential for negative effects on the brain.  They discuss the risk of cannabis dependence, driving under the influence of cannabis, underachievement, inducing (or worsening) cert ...

Credits:  1 $15.00
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