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Digital Seminar

2-Day Certification Training: Essentials for Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents


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Faculty:
Steve O'Brien, PsyD
Duration:
12 Hours 08 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Feb 01, 2024
Product Code:
POS059656
Media Type:
Digital Seminar

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Description

Imagine a childhood full of worry, fear, panic, and suffering...

This is the reality for many of your young clients.

Perfectionism, anxious grief, and anxiety disorders are at an all-time high!

The good news is, YOU can be the source of comfort and support that changes all that... this anxiety certification training gives you the latest evidence-based interventions unique to your young clients’ individual needs.

Watch kid’s anxiety expert and author Dr. Steve O’Brien as he shares interventions grounded in client-centered cognitive behavioral and family systems therapies equipping kids and their parents to:

  • Develop effective panic-management plans for reducing agoraphobic potential
  • Release the grip of social anxiety to promote interpersonal competence
  • Reframe debilitating worry and negativistic self-talk to foster optimism

Not only will you leave this training equipped with interventions for treating your young client’s spectrum of anxiety, you’re also eligible to become a Certified Clinical Child and Adolescent Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP-CA). Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/CCATPCA for details.

This training takes your skill set from generalized to specialized and your young clients from surviving to thriving.

REGISTER TODAY!


CERTIFICATION MADE SIMPLE!

  • No hidden fees – PESI pays for your application fee (a $99 value)*!
  • Simply complete this training and the post-event evaluation included in this training, and your application to be a Certified Clinical Child & Adolescent Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP-CA) through Evergreen Certifications is complete.*

Attendees will receive documentation of CCATP-CA certification from Evergreen Certifications 4 to 6 weeks following completion.

*Professional standards apply. Visit www.evergreencertifications.com/CCATPCA for professional requirements.

Credit

Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.



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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education, as well as which credit types are acceptable for continuing education hours. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact info@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before purchase.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography. Evergreen Certifications is owned by PESI, Inc.


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Earn up to 12.0 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Counselors

This self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


California Counselors

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs.  A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


District of Columbia (DC) Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 14.0 continuing education clock hours for DC Counselors. The District of Columbia Municipal Regulations for Professional Counseling (S.6612.3) confirm acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to counseling by organizations that have been approved by a counseling board in another state. PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This activity will qualify for 14.0 CE hours. 


Florida Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 12.0 continuing education credits.


Illinois Counselors

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Per the IDFPR: Social Work Continuing Education Sponsors approved by the Division in accordance with the rules for the administration of Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act (225 ILCS 201), 68 Ill.  Adm. Code 1470.95; PESI, Inc. is a registered social work continuing education sponsor with the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance, pass a post-test, and who complete the program evaluation.


Kansas Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for Kansas Counselors and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (Regulation 102-3-10a) for Professional Counselors. Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Kentucky Counselors

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 14.5 continuing education credit hours for Kentucky Counselors. The Continuing Education Requirements for the Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors (201 KAR 36:030 Section 2) state continuing education programs from providers sponsored or approved by a state counseling licensure board shall be approved without further review by the board. PESI, Inc. is approved by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.


Missouri Counselors

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for Missouri Counselors. The Missouri Committee for Professional Counselors accepts continuing education programs relevant to counseling that are provided by organizations recognized by national social worker associations. PESI, Inc. is recognized by a national social worker association. Please see social work approvals for this program.


Montana Counselors

The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of instruction.


Nebraska Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for Nebraska Counselors and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (Title 172: Chapter 94: 012). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Nevada Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved CEU provider with the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors. This self-study activity qualifies for 12.0 contact hours. Approved Provider # NVCEP2006.


New Hampshire Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for New Hampshire Counselors. The Regulations of the New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice confirm acceptance of this program as a qualifying Category A continuing education activity if provided by an organization recognized by national social worker associations (Mhp 402.02(b)). PESI, Inc. is recognized by a national social worker association. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


New York Counselors

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 14.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


North Dakota Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for North Dakota Counselors and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the North Dakota Board of Counselor Examiners (Article 97-02-01-06). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Ohio Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 12.0 clock hours of general continuing education. Tracking number: 20-1177306


Pennsylvania Counselors

The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Rhode Island Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.0 continuing education credit hours for Rhode Island Counselors. The Rhode Island Code of Regulations (216-RICR-40-05-11 (11.3.12.B)) confirm acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to counseling that offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This live activity is certified for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by PESI as an accredited ACCME provider authorized to award credit by the AMA. PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  


South Carolina Counselors

This self-study program has been approved for 12.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.


South Dakota Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.0 continuing education credit hours for South Dakota Counselors. The Rules of the South Dakota Board of Examiners for Counselors & Marriage and Family Therapists, ARSD 20:68:07:24, confirm that the board will accept qualified continuing education programs accredited or approved by another state's counseling board. PESI, Inc. is approved by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.


Texas Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.0 continuing education hours for Texas Counselors. The Regulations of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors (22 TAC 681.140) confirm acceptance of programs relevant to counseling that are approved by a national or state association of medical, mental or behavioral health professionals or a state governmental agency. Please see association and other state counseling board approvals for this program and retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Wyoming Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for Wyoming Counselors and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Wyoming Mental Health Professions Board (Chapter 14, Section 4). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Alabama Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Alabama Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Alaska Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Alaska Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Arizona Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Arizona Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Arkansas Social Workers

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for Arkansas Social Workers and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the State of Arkansas Department of Health Social Work Licensing Board (Ark. Code Ann. §17-103-203). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Social Workers - National ASWB ACE

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2023 - January 27, 2026. Social workers completing this course receive 12.0 Clinical continuing education credits.

 

Course Level: Intermediate Format: Recorded asynchronous distance. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

 

Canadian Social Workers: Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


California Social Workers

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs.  A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Colorado Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This self-study course has been approved for 12.1 continuing education hours. 

 

COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: If you did not answer YES to be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW on the evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Connecticut Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Connecticut Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Delaware Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Delaware Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


District of Columbia Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for District of Columbia Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Florida Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 12.0 continuing education credits. 


Georgia Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Georgia Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Hawaii Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Hawaii Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Idaho Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Idaho Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 12.0 contact hours.


Indiana Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Indiana Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Iowa Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Iowa Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Kansas Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 12.0 continuing education hours.


Kentucky Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Kentucky Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Maine Social Workers

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for Maine Social Workers and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Maine State Board of Social Work Licensure (Rule 416, Chapter 14(1)(1)). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Massachusetts Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Massachusetts Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Michigan Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Michigan Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 12.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Missouri Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Missouri Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Montana Social Workers

The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of instruction.


Nevada Social Workers

CE credit is available for 1.0 continuing education hours for Nevada Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.

 


New Hampshire Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for New Hampshire Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


New Mexico Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for New Mexico Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 14.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


North Dakota Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for North Dakota Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Ohio Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 12.0 clock hours of general continuing education. Tracking number: 20-1177306


Oklahoma Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Oklahoma Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Oregon Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Oregon Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Pennsylvania Social Workers

The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Rhode Island Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Rhode Island Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


South Carolina Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for South Carolina  Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


South Dakota Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for South Dakota Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Texas Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Texas Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Vermont Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Vermont Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Virginia Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for  Virginia Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Washington Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Washington Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Wisconsin Social Workers

CE credit is available for 12.0 continuing education hours for Wisconsin Social Workers. Please see national social work approvals for this program.


Arizona Psychologists

This activity consists of 12.0 hours of continuing education instruction and is designed to meet the requirements of the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners (Sec. R4-26). Please save the course outline, certificate of completion, and any other supporting documentation you receive from this home study activity in case it is requested by the board.


California Psychologists

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 12.0 continuing education credit hours for California Psychologists. The California Department of Consumer Affairs Board of Psychology recognizes and accepts for continuing education credit courses that are specifically applicable and pertinent to the practice of psychology and by entities approved by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). This enduring material is certified for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by PESI as an accredited ACCME provider authorized to award credit by the AMA. PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Canadian Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 12.0 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement


Florida Psychologists

PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology.Provider Number #50-399.This product qualifies for 12.1 self-study continuing education credits.


Illinois Psychologists

 

PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 268.000102. Full attendance at this self-study course qualifies for 12.0 contact hours.


Kentucky Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists, approved provider #202312H. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This self-study activity will qualify for 12.0 contact hours.


New York Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0014. This self-study activity will qualify for 14.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


North Dakota Psychologists

CE credit is available. This course consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for North Dakota Psychologists. The North Dakota State Board of Psychologist Examiners, pursuant to 66-03-01-03, confirms acceptance of continuing education programs for content related to practice authorized in North Dakota (century code 43-32) for programs approved by certain ce associations. When printing your certificate, please include any national social work approvals.


Ohio Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Ohio Psychological Association, Provider #263896894, to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI is offering this self-study activity for 12.0 Standard hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. Provider #PSY000211. PESI maintains responsibility for the program(s). This self-study program qualifies for 12.0 continuing education hours.


Psychologists & Physicians

Physicians: PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 02/01/2024. It was last reviewed on 11/03/2023 and is valid until 11/04/2026.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Psychologists: The following state psychologist boards recognize activities sponsored by PESI, Inc. as an approved ACCME provider: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin. This activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Arizona Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for Arizona marriage & family therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Arizona State Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, Section R4-6-802 D. Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Alaska Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 14.5 continuing education clock hours for Alaska marriage & family therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Alaska Board of Marital & Family Therapy, Section 12 AAC 19.320. Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


California Marriage & Family Therapists

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs.  A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Connecticut Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for Connecticut marriage & family therapist is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Connecticut State Department of Public Health. Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


District of Columbia Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for District of Columbia marriage & family therapist is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the DC Municipal Regulations for Marriage and Family Therapy (7707.8). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Florida Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 12.0 continuing education credits.


Idaho Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for Idaho Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Idaho Licensing Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists (24.15.01; Section 375; 425. Continuing Education). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 12.0 credits.


Indiana Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for Indiana marriage & family therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the 839 Indiana Admin Code 1-6-2. Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Iowa Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 14.5 continuing education clock hours for Iowa marriage & family therapist and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Iowa Board of Behavioral Science. Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Kansas Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for Kansas Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (K.A.R. 102-5-10. Continuing education for licensees). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Maine Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for Maine Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Maine Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure Rules (Chapter 7-A). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Montana Marriage & Family Therapists

The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of instruction.


Nevada Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved CEU provider with the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors. This self-study activity qualifies for 12.0 contact hours. Approved Provider # NVCEP2006.


New Hampshire Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for New Hampshire Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the New Hampshire Board of Menal Health Practice Office of Professional Licensure and Certification (N.H. Code Admin. R. Mhp 402.02 Approved Continuing Education Units). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


New Jersey Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for New Jersey Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the New Jersey State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners (New Jersey Admin. Code 13:34-5). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


New Mexico Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for New Mexico Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board (16.27.16.9 NMAC). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


New York Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 14.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


North Carolina Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board (21 NCAC 31.0701 Requirements for Continuing Education). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Ohio Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 12.0 clock hours of general continuing education. Tracking number: 20-1177306


Pennsylvania Marriage & Family Therapists

The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Rhode Island Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for Rhode Island Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Rhode Island Licensing Board of Clinical Mental Health Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists (216-RICR-40-05-11.3.12 Continuing Education Requirements). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


South Carolina Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study program has been approved for 12.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.


South Dakota Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for South Dakota Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the South Dakota Board of Examiners for Counselors & Marriage and Family Therapists (ARSD 20:68:07:24 Approved continuing education programs). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Tennessee Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for Idaho Counselors and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Idaho Licensing Board of Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marital and Family Therapists and Licensed Clinical Pastoral Therapists (Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0450-01-.12 - CONTINUING EDUCATION). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists no longer approves programs or providers. PESI activities meet the continuing education requirements as listed in Title 22 of the Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 801, Subchapter K, Section 801.264 Types of Acceptable Continuing Education. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Utah Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for Utah Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Utah Mental Health Professional Practice Act Rule (R156-60-105 Continuing Education). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Virginia Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for Virginia Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing competency criteria of the Virginia Board of Counseling (18VAC115-50-96. Continuing competency activity criteria). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Wisconsin Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education contact hours for Wisconsin Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Wisconsin Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling and Social Work Examining Board (MPSW 19.03 Approved continuing education). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Wyoming Marriage & Family Therapists

This course consists of 12.0 continuing education clock hours for Wyoming Marriage and Family Therapists and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Wyoming Mental Health Professions Board (Chapter 14, Section 4). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for your CE records.


Addiction Counselors - Generic

This self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (CADTP)

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CADTP, Provider #: 201. This Category H activity meets the qualifications for 12.0 CEU's (continuing education hours).


Connecticut Addiction Counselors

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 12.0 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Oklahoma Alcohol & Drug Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an Oklahoma Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors approved provider #20240032. This self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - ANCC

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 12.0 contact hours. Expires: 12/13/2026.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 12.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 12.0 self-study contact hours.

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Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 12.0 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


California Licensed Educational Psychologists

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs.  A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 12.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


South Carolina Psycho-Educational Specialists

This self-study program has been approved for 12.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 12.0 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


California Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 12.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Provider Number: 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 12.0 continuing education credits. 


Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists

Approved for 14.5 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


New York Creative Art Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Creative Art Therapists. #CAT-0087. This self-study activity will qualify for 14.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 12.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Steve O'Brien, PsyD's Profile

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Dr. Steve O’Brien is a clinical psychologist with close to 30 years of experience treating children, adolescents, and families in his Clearwater, Florida practice. His specialty areas include treatment for childhood anxiety and depression, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and divorced/blended family adjustment. Dr. O’Brien utilizes an integrative model which tailors treatment to the developmental level of both children and parents. His approach integrates individual child therapy with intensive parental and familial interventions. Dr. O’Brien has worked in a variety of clinical settings including community mental health centers, psychiatric hospitals, and medical clinics. He earned his PsyD at Nova Southeastern University and received specialized training in applied developmental psychology. Pediatric, child psychiatric, and school consultation is a significant part of his clinical work, and he is a frequent guest speaker in the Tampa Bay area. Dr. O’Brien previously worked as a continuing education provider for the Juvenile Welfare Board, and is a well-received speaker for PESI, training professionals primarily in the areas of child/adolescent mental health treatment and complex family issues.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Steven O'Brien maintains a private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium, recording and book royalties from Psychotherapy Networker and PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Steven O’Brien is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Florida Psychological Association.


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Objectives

  1. Integrate developmentally appropriate rapport-building strategies to improve engagement of anxious children and parents in treatment.
  2. Utilize semi-structured clinical interviewing strategies to assist in diagnosis and treatment planning.
  3. Adopt a developmental-systems model for evaluating multiple factors which contribute to the development of anxiety in children and families.
  4. Assess the role social technologies play in the development and maintenance of adolescent anxiety disorders.
  5. Learn effective approaches for providing anxiety psychoeducation to youth and families.
  6. Obtain a protocol for teaching anxiety management skills through mindfulness, self-monitoring, relaxation, and redirection techniques.
  7. Develop family-based treatment plans for treating separation anxiety.
  8. Integrate developmentally tailored desensitization procedures into treatment of children and adolescents experiencing panic and phobias.
  9. Learn how to use developmentally modified CBT for treating generalized anxiety and social anxiety in youth.
  10. Consider the dynamics, contributions and treatment implications of disorders such as ADHD and autism which can co-occur with child anxiety.
  11. Obtain guidelines for managing school-based anxiety and for effective consultation with school staff.
  12. Utilize exposure therapy in a developmentally appropriate manner for treating OCD and related disorders.

Outline

DAY ONE

Sources of Anxiety and Beginning Treatment

  • DSM-5™ disorders and child anxiety research findings
  • Welcome to Gen Z and Gen Alpha
  • Anxiety development in children: Risk and resilience
  • The role of temperament and “goodness-of-fit”
  • Differential diagnoses and co-occurrence
  • Initial interviews with anxious kids and their parents
  • Developing a parent-management system
  • Rapport-building with anxious-avoidant and anxious-resistant kids
  • Child-focused family therapy

First Line Intervention Every Therapist Must Know

  • Tailor anxiety information to distressed and frustrated parents
  • Child-friendly anxiety education
  • Give children a “brain tour”
  • Reframe the meaning of anxiety
  • Individualized relaxation strategies

Integrative Interventions for Enhancing Anxiety Management

  • Healthy habits to strengthen the body and calm the mind
  • Strategies for lowering the household “temperature”
  • Re-setting the pace of family life
  • Effective transition techniques for anxious kids
  • Mindfulness in an overstimulating world
  • The 3 R’s of anxiety management

Neutralize Panic & Phobias through Empowered Exposure

  • Identify physical, cognitive, & behavioral symptoms
  • Do’s and don’ts of panic management
  • Develop Individualized soothing strategies
  • Implement daily relaxation rituals
  • Reduce avoidant behavior to promote memory reconsolidation
  • Challenge ladders: desensitization for phobic kids
  • Treat “conceptual phobias”

Parent-Child Interventions for Separation Anxiety Disorder

  • Address avoidance, reassurance, and parental accommodation distinguishing between “distress” and “trauma”
  • Self-regulation strategies for parents
  • Ease into treatment for separation distress
  • Form a “separation management team”
  • Manage the separation process in real time

DAY TWO

Child-friendly CBT for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

  • Re-define the meaning and purpose of worry
  • Developmentally-informed cognitive skill-building
  • Cognitive restructuring to combat catastrophizing, rumination, and negativity
  • Equip parents to respond to worry productively
  • Tips for empowering worried kids to obtain support

Interventions for Obsessive-Compulsive Anxiety and Related Disorders

  • OCD education for kids and parents
  • Common and unique OCD themes
  • Guidelines for using exposure and response prevention (ERP)
  • ERP alternatives: Brain challenges and response modification
  • Cognitive restructuring for the “thought-action fusion” process
  • Potential therapeutic pitfalls of OCD treatment
  • Considerations for hair-pulling, skin-picking, and non-suicidal self-injury

Treating Selective Mutism and Social Anxiety Disorder

  • Factors contributing to selective mutism
  • Promote nonverbal communication as the initial goal
  • Whole-family treatment for changing reinforcing dynamics
  • Modern influences on social anxiety development
  • Treatment considerations with socially anxious youth
  • Dialogue development strategies

Anxiety-Management in the Classroom

  • Relationship building with anxiety-ridden students
  • Create a calm and responsive classroom
  • Respond to anxiety-fueled misbehavior
  • Reduce procrastination, test anxiety and homework stress

Help Children with Stressor-Related Disorders

  • Determine different stressor types and their impact
  • Interventions for children facing separation and divorce
  • Strategies for anxiety related to blended families
  • Considerations for loss-related anxiety
  • Beyond stressors: Trauma-informed treatment guidelines

Outcome Measures and Prevention Tactics

  • Consider research limitations and treatment risks
  • Measure treatment progress: Strategies for both parents, caregivers and clinicians
  • When to consider additional evaluations and collateral treatments
  • Anxiety prevention: Rethink expectations and goals

Target Audience

  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Counselors
  • Teachers
  • School Administrators
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Physicians
  • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children

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