Early Identification and Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders in Early Adolescents



Nadja N. Reilly, PhD

This program focuses on three major components of understanding and treating these disorders. First, a thorough presentation of early symptomatology will be presented, from a developmental and contextual perspective. Suggestions will be offered for screening. The associations between anxiety and depression and behavioral and functional sequelae will be discussed, again within the multiple contexts of family and school. Second, specific treatment techniques will be discussed and highlighted via case studies. The third component focuses on prevention information, especially within the school context.

Specific learning objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

1. List symptoms of anxiety and mood disorders in early adolescents.
2. Explain how anxiety and mood disorders may manifest developmentally and within different contexts.
3. Describe best practices for treatment approaches.
4. Describe techniques for treating early adolescents struggling with anxiety and mood disorders.

Program Code: AMD14-3
Credits: 1 (please note: these credits are not approved for social worker and LMHC CE credits)
Fees: $25

Additional Information

If you are registering in Fall 2017, you will have access to the lecture and corresponding materials from September 1 to December 31, 2017.

If you are registering in Winter/Spring 2018, you will have access to the lecture and corresponding materials from January 1 to June 30, 2018.

Please note: this fully online lecture may be taken at any point during the above period, and you can continue to access it as many times you would like until the end date.

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