Matthew Selekman, MSW, author of Pathways to Change: Brief Therapy Solutions with Difficult Adolescents, 2nd edition, discusses how to work with difficult adolescents using a solution-focused brief therapy model. He provides case examples that illustrate techniques to help teens identify their strengths and resources and bring about change.
Mark Masi, PsyD, an accomplished public speaker who lectures on topics related to adolescents and adults, describes his model of therapy for treating aggressive adolescents. He outlines how therapists can challenge teens to come up with solutions that facilitate their treatment goals.
Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses.
This CE course is designated as intermediate.
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