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Anxiety in Children

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Overview / Abstract:

Anxiety in Children is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that focuses on behavioral interventions for children with anxiety disorders.

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (2017), it is estimated that 40 million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders. Anxiety disorders affect one in eight children, but is often not diagnosed. Untreated anxiety can lead to substance abuse, difficulties in school, and depression. Professionals who work with children, including speech-language pathologists, mental health professionals, and occupational therapists, frequently encounter anxiety disorders among their young clients.

This course is intended to help clinicians recognize and understand the anxiety disorders that frequently occur in children and learn a wide variety of communication and behavioral strategies for helping their clients manage their anxiety. Included are sections on types and causes of anxiety disorders, strategies for prevention, evidence-based treatments, techniques for helping children manage worry, relaxation techniques for use with children, and detailed discussions on school anxiety and social anxiety.

Course #40-43 | 2017 | 69 pages | 25 posttest questions

Expiration

May 23, 2027

Discipline(s)

Counselor CE, Occupational Therapy CE, Psychology CE, Social Work CE

Cost

59

Credits / Hours

4

Accreditation

APA, NBCC, ASWB, AOTA, CDR

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Adina Soclof, MS, CCC-SLP; Leo Christie, PhD, LMFT

Keywords / Search Terms

Professional Development Resources Anxiety in Children, online CE course, anxiety CE, childhood anxiety, continuing education, CEU, CE, online course

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