By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name two factors might you consider in your diagnosis and looking at the bigger picture, if the Conduct Disordered youth is involved in fire starting.
-Explain what differentiates the "Severe" Specifier from the "Mild to Moderate" Specifiers for Conduct Disorder.
-Name two reasons, according to the speaker, a youth exhibiting Child or Adolescent Antisocial Behavior does not qualify for Conduct Disorder diagnosis.
-Name three warning signs that put a child at risk for very young offending.
-Explain hat is a predictor for substance abuse in adolescents.
-Name two differences between juvenile and adult sexual abusers.
-Explain what other factor traumatizes the adolescent more than sexual abuse.
-Explain what kinds of activities in school do children that suffer from sleep disturbances often respond well.
-Explain what is a reason Conduct Disordered youths frequently abuse substances.
-Explain is Kohlberg's first stage of Moral Reasoning that explains why really tough "street-wise" kids will easily submit when they come into a program.
-Explain which group is making real progress: the group that is getting along extremely well with everyone or the group that is making mistakes.
-Explain what is an action that short circuits the Conduct Disordered youth.
-Explain what is the benefit of taking away items in small increments.
-Explain how do you know when the Conduct Disordered youth is making progress.
-Explain what is the function of an "anger thermometer."
-Explain what is an advantage of the "Interview Method".
-Name four types of intervention programs suitable for conduct disordered youth.
-Explain what is the "coercive spiral".
-Name three anger reducing techniques.
-Name three uses of the Hassle Log.
-Name the six "testing the limits" tactics used by conduct disordered youths.
-Explain what is a reason "verbally cornering" a child is not a good idea, however practiced by many therapists and teachers.
-Name the two biggest discipline mistakes.
-Name four ways to make simple requests more effective.
-Name the three steps in managing an assaultive incident effectively.
-Name four guidelines for using limited choices.
-Name the stages involved in implementing EBPs (evidence-based practices).
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychology CEUs, MFT CEUs