Conduct Problems in Children and Adolescents (1 CE)
Course Description: This course is designed for mental health practitioners working with children, adolescents, and their families. An introduction helps to define disruptive behavior disorders, mainly conduct disorder and oppositional defiant disorder with more emphasis on conduct disorders in youth. The overview then identifies evidence-based treatments for working with this population including numerous family focused programs. Best practice recommendations are provided with research supporting first-line approaches for different age groups. Limitations in the research are discussed alongside the outcomes of treatment.
This course is for: This course applies to the following licensures: Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors, and any mental health practitioner working with children, adolescents, and families.
Course By: Elizabeth Price, LCSW, LMFT
Content By: Gatti, U., Grattagliano, I., & Rocca, G. (2018). Evidence-based psychosocial treatments of conduct problems in children and adolescents: an overview. Psychiatry, psychology, and law : an interdisciplinary journal of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 26(2), 171–193.
- Summarize disruptive behavior disorders
- Recognize different evidence-based intervention programs for youth
- Analyze reviews of studies and outcomes of intervention programs
- Compare limitations and effectiveness of program and research outcomes