Evidence-Based Interventions for Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Evidence-based interventions are the hallmark of sound, effective professional practice. This program discusses empirically supported interventions and step-by-step methods that illustrate how to implement these interventions with children and adolescents. The material focuses on treatments for OCD, social anxiety disorder, depression, and PTSD. The content of this continuing education program is adapted from Handbook of Evidence-Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents. Used by permission of Springer Publishing Company, LLC.

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses

This CE course is designated as intermediate.


Learning Objectives

Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify evidence-based treatments for children and adolescents suffering from OCD, social anxiety disorder, depression, and PTSD.
  • Implement evidence-based treatments for these disorders.
  • Promote the client’s ability to understand and manage his/her disorder.
  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Introduction
  • Evidence-Based Interventions for OCD in Children and Adolescents
  • Evidence-Based Interventions for Social Anxiety Disorder in Children and Adolescents
  • Evidence-Based Interventions for Major Depressive Disorder in Children and Adolescents
  • Evidence-Based Interventions for Persistent Depressive Disorder in Children and Adolescents
  • Evidence-Based Interventions for PTSD in Children and Adolescents
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Editor:

Lea A. Theodore, PhD, is a psychologist licensed by the Board of Psychology in New York and Virginia. She is a Full Professor in the Graduate Program in School Psychology Program at the College of William and Mary. She has worked in private practice and consults in public and private schools, hospital, and behavioral health centers. Since receiving her doctorate from the University of Connecticut in 2002, she has published or has in press approximately 70 refereed articles and chapters, and has conducted numerous invited and peer-reviewed presentations at national conferences. Dr. Theodore received the Early Career Alumni Award from the University of Connecticut in 2009, in part because of her national ranking as one of the top 20 most productive authors in school psychology. She was Associate Editor for School Psychology Quarterly (2007–2012), one of the top-tier journals in the field, and currently sits on the editorial boards of several national and international educational and psychological journals where she provides professional reviews of manuscripts. Her scholarship and her practice focus on promoting science, practice, and policy relevant to psychology and education. Dr. Theodore’s research, in particular, focuses on the development of effective and efficient intervention strategies to improve students’ academic and behavioral functioning, which is critically important to the field.

Dr. Theodore is active in Division 16 (School Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA), for which she has served as Division co-chair and chair of the APA Annual Conference Hospitality Suite, co-chair and chair of the Division’s Annual Convention program, and as a member of the Conversation/Videotape Series committee. Dr. Theodore extended her contributions to APA in nationally elected positions, including Vice-President of Division 16 Membership (2006–2008), Vice President of Professional Affairs (2009–2011), and is currently the President of the Division of School Psychology, additionally serving on the Division’s Executive Committee. Further, Dr. Theodore served as the APA Representative to the Public Interest (PI) Directorate Network and was invited to serve as the Division’s representative to co-write the 2012 School Psychology Petition to the Commission for the Recognition of Specialties in Professional Psychology (CRSPP) within the APA. As an advocate for mental health services, Dr. Theodore lobbied legislators on Capitol Hill for the passage of the Mental Health Parity Act in 2008, and most recently, the Mental Health Reform Act (S. 1945) and Helping Families in Crisis Act (H.R. 2646) in November, 2015. She has received several Outstanding Service awards and recognitions from the American Psychological Association for her vast contributions.

Authors:

Kelly N. Banneyer, MA
Graduate Student
University of Texas, Austin
Austin, Texas

Sandy Capaldi, PsyD
Clinical Faculty; Practicum & Workshop Coordinator
Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health
Perelman School of Medicine
Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety and Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ralph E. Cash, PhD, ABPP
Professor of School Psychology
Nova Southeastern University
College of Psychology
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Erika A. Crawford, MA
Graduate Student
Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Edna B. Foa, PhD
Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health
Perelman School of Medicine
Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety and Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Elana R. Kagan, MA
Graduate Student
Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phillip C. Kendall, PhD, ABPP
Professor
Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology
Board Certified in Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy
Distinguished University Professor
Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology
Director
Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic
Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Alyssa Newman, MS
Graduate Student
Nova Southeastern University
College of Psychology
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Jeremy S. Peterman, MA
Graduate Student
Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Kendra L. Read, PhD
Clinical Psychology
Stanford University
Stanford, California

Brittany M. Rudy, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida

Nina D. Shiffrin, PhD
Psychologist
Private Practice
Rockville, Maryland

Kevin D. Stark, PhD
Professor of School Psychology
Clinical Director Dell Children’s Medical Center
Director Psychological Service Center
Director Texas Child Study Center
Director Psychology Services at Dell Children’s Medical Center
University of Texas, Austin
Austin, Texas

Eric A. Storch, PhD
Professor
Departments of Pediatrics (primary), Health Policy & Management, Psychiatry & Neurosciences, and Psychology
Director of Research for Developmental Pediatrics
All Children’s Hospital—Johns Hopkins Medicine
Clinical Director
Rogers Behavioral Health—Tampa Bay
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida

Sarah Valley-Gray, PsyD, ABPP
Professor and Director of Training
School Psychology Doctoral Program
Nova Southeastern University
College of Psychology
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Leah A. Wang, MA, BS
Graduate Student
University of Texas, Austin
Austin, Texas

Shannon Worton, PsyD
Assistant Professor
Carlos Albizu University
Pembroke Pines, Florida

Laurie J. Zandberg, PsyD
Instructor
Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health
Perelman School of Medicine
Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety and Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sophia Zavrou, PsyD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Rothman Center for Pediatric Neuropsychiatry
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida

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