Anxious Children: How to Identify, Diagnose and Treat

Anxious Children: How to Identify, Diagnose, and Treat

Course Expiration Date: 8/31/19

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $50.00.

Course Description: The purpose of this program is to help healthcare professionals identify, diagnose and treat general anxiety disorder in children.

Instructor: Larry Belle, LISW-CP

Target Audience: Nurses , Social Workers, Counselors and Therapists, and any other healthcare worker

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
• Identify and list 3 diagnostic criteria for GAD.
• Identify at least 2 differences between ADHD and GAD.
• Explain at least 2 reasons CBT interventions are helpful in treating GAD.

Length of Course: 120 minutes

Credit Statements:

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 2.0 clock hours of social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists:This program has been approved for 2.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 2.0 contact hours.

Other: This educational offering provides 0.20 CEUs (2.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.
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