Total CE Credit Hours: 6
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/100205
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This book is a practical guide offering understanding of normal and abnormal adolescent development, of the psychopathology of depression and suicide, and of treatments and interventions. It covers the teenager years, a time of rapid change that sees bodily changes, emerging sexuality, identity formation, social and academic stressors, conflicts with values families, as well as separation from family. It discusses the symptoms of depression and attempts to understand the causes. The tragedy of suicide is viewed within a family systems context. Treatment considerations are discussed through sections on evaluation, individual and family therapy, medication usage, and hospitalization. The focus of the guide for parents and caregivers is to offer family solutions to a complex problem that faces individuals and the impact it has on their families.
This course is based on the book, Helping Your Depressed Teenager created by Gerald D. Oster, Ph.D., Sarah S. Montgomery, M.S.W.
Course Material Author
to learn what families can do to prevent teen depression
to tell the difference between moodiness and depression
to read the warning signs of a troubled teenager
to know when professional help is needed and where to find it
to choose the right treatment options for teenagers and their families
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
6 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
6 CE credit hours
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
6 CE credit hours
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
6 CPD hours
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