Psychotherapy Interventions for Children and Adolescents determined by DSM-V Diagnosis (3 CE’s)

Presented by Lisa Wooley, Psy.D.
Thursday, January 11th,  8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Instructional Level

Advanced

Course Description and Target Audience

This presentation will discuss the most common psychological disorders for children and effective treatment interventions. It describes diagnostic criteria for childhood disorders and provide evidenced based interventions for each disorder. These disorders include: Attachment disorders, ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Depressive disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders. There are no known risks associated with this presentation.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians etc).

Learning Objectives

  • To educate regarding the diagnosis of common childhood disorders
  • To educate regarding some of the challenges faced in providing interventions to children and adolescents
  • To educate regarding the most common psychological disorders for children and explore the most important treatment interventions, given the age and diagnosis of the child.
  • The course will provide information to use play and art as part of the therapeutic process in working with children and adolescents.

Presenter Information

Lisa Wooley, Psy.D., received her bachelors in psychology from the University of Michigan, and her Masters and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Baylor University in 1998. Dr. Wooley has 20 years of experience in providing assessment and therapy to children, adolescents, and their families. She has specialized in therapy with children and adolescents in the area of trauma, ADHD, Anxiety and Trauma. She currently teaches Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy at Grace College.

*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.