Clinician's Toolbox-A Guide To Empowering Parents
- 7.5 CEU's
- Presenter: Patrick DeChello Ph.D., MSW, LCSW, RPH
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13 A Clinician's Toolbox-A Guide To Empowering Parents
- Author: Patrick DeChello Ph.D., MSW, LCSW
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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION, SUMMARY AND OUTLINE
We are in unsettled times!
Children today are facing many pressures that generations before were without. With the increase in violence, technology, one-parent families, suicide, and the competition in the academic, social and political world the pressures are staggering.
As a result parents are at a loss as to what to do, and clinicians are constantly under the gun to help them deal with the clinical, social and behavioral issues presented by our youth.
Violence, hazing, murder and suicide are commonplace in schools; parents are going off to war; depressive and anxiety disorders are rampant; and there are fewer resources to provide support and direction.
This workshop is designed to provide the clinician with information that will allow them to provide direction & empower parents and children in today's society.
1. Participants will be able to identify multiple common areas confronting children today.
2. Learn to assist parents in dealing with Tantrums, violent behaviors and bullying.
3. Learn to look for suicide risk and how to train parents on the signs that a child may be considering suicide.
4. Learn to identify risk-susceptibility factors that make children vulnerable to abuse, self-harm and suicide.
5. Learn to assess help parent help children deal with death, war and violence.
6. Learn to help families deal with parental deployment to war.
7. Learn reporting criteria for child abuse, neglect, risk and abandonment.
8. Demonstrate an understanding of methods to ensure confidentiality.
9. Learn the laws such as federal 94-142 which requires school systems to provide remediation for students till the age of 21.
10. Identifying eating disorders in children.
11. Practice applying the information learned in the course to actual situations.
12. Examine methods to identify youth who are using illicit drugs and current treatment considerations.
- Violence & threat of terrorism in today's society.
- Blended Families
- Suicide versus self-injury
- Children, War, and Deployment of Parents
- Dealing With Bad Habits
- Empowering Parents
- Getting the right message across to children
- Helping children deal with death
- Substance Abuse and Addictions
- School Issues: Drugs, Violence, and Hazing
- Eating Disorders
- Separation Anxiety and Separation Disorders
- Bipolar versus ADHD
- Depressive Disorders.
- Description of the medications used to treat diagnostic classifications.
- Client education
- Symptom presentation
- Pragmatic Interventions For Parents