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Child and Adolescent Development
Normal developmental and attachment processes in childhood and adolescence will be examined, including intellectual, emotional, personality, social, and sexual development, as well as the factors influencing and limiting these processes.
Overview of Clinical/Psychosocial needs of SED youth & CBHI members
This training will focus on the symptoms, etiology, and primary methods of treating common psychological disorders and problems of children and adolescence. Risk and protective factors for psychological disorders will be reviewed and discussed; diagnosis, assessment, specific therapeutic treatments, as well as gender, cultural, and developmental differences in symptoms, diagnosis, and response to treatment will also be discussed. Topics include:
Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
Social Skills Training
Child/adolescent development including sexuality
Related core clinical issues/topics
Behavior management coaching
Common Psychotropic Medication & side effects
The major categories of psychotropic drugs prescribed to children and adolescents will be presented, as well as the side effects that often accompany the use of these drugs.
Trauma-Informed Practice Principles
The various types of trauma (acute, chronic, complex) will be described, as well as their impact on children and adolescents. Participants will understand the basic components of trauma-informed care, including discussion of several case examples; will also learn about the variability among individuals and cultures in responding to stressors and traumatic events. Childhood trauma will be a central topic of this training, in terms of risk and protective factors, domains affected by the exposure to chronic/early trauma, long-term effects. Biological and cultural components of the traumatic experience will be explored and discussed.
To schedule this training at your organization or for more information, please contact Tara Sagor, CAGS, LMHC: Phone: (781) 559-4900 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org