Skip to main content

Child and Adolescent Therapy: Science and Art

To help ensure your CEs are relevant to your practice, we regularly retire courses that are no longer current. This course has been retired. It is no longer available.

We add new courses all the time. Try these categories:

About the Course

“Child and Adolescent Therapy: Science and Art” provides a thorough presentation of the current state of the art in this field, with coverage of the major theoretical orientations and common forms of disturbance. This course offers careful delineation of best practices and empirically supported interventions along with clinically flexible guidelines for doing therapy with individual youth and families. The book is both rigorous and practical, with clear explanations of theory, user-friendly summaries of outcome research, and application of theory and research to a variety of clinical material. Each chapter includes a detailed case study that illustrates the principles and techniques presented in the chapter. The most distinctive feature of the course is its emphasis on integrating outcome research and clinical reasoning in treatment planning.

This course is based on the book, Child and Adolescent Therapy: Science and Art created by Jeremy P. Shapiro, Ph.D., Robert D. Friedberg, Ph.D., and Karen K. Bardenstein, Ph.D.

Publication Date:

2006

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Jeremy P. Shapiro, Ph.D.
Jeremy P. Shapiro, Ph.D. is a clinical child psychologist, as are the other two co-authors. Dr. Shapiro is an adjunct faculty member of the Psychology Department and Mandel School of Applied Social Science at Case Western Reserve University, and the author of "Peacemakers: A Violence Prevention Program."
Robert D. Friedberg, Ph.D.
Robert D. Friedberg, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Director of the Postdoctoral Fellowship program at Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center/Penn State College of Medicine and the author, with J. M. McClure, of "Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents."
Karen K. Bardenstein, Ph.D.
Karen K Bardenstein, Ph.D. is a Clinical Instructor in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University, and the author, with P. F. Kernberg and A. S. Weiner, of "Personality Disorders in Children and Adolescents."

Course Creator

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other therapists who want to fill gaps in their knowledge of psychotherapy and learn new skills and techniques for working with children and adolescents. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. To provide a thorough explanation of the major theoretical orientations: behavioral, cognitive, psychodynamic, solution-oriented, narrative, and family systems therapy
  2. To present numerous therapeutic techniques pertaining to a variety of clients and clinical situations
  3. To provide comprehensive but succinct, user-friendly summaries of the outcome research literature for the major therapeutic approaches and common child and adolescent diagnoses
  4. To explain how to integrate outcome research and clinical reasoning in the planning of psychotherapy
  5. To provide guidance for conducting culturally responsive therapy with clients from a variety of backgrounds
  6. To provide detailed description of effective therapy for children and adolescents with common forms of emotional and behavioral disturbance

Disclosure to Learners

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

CE Learning Systems adheres to the ACCME's Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Medical Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CE activity – including faculty, planners, reviewers, or others ― are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities (formerly known as commercial interests).

The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by this activity's planners, faculty, and the reviewer:

Planners and Reviewers

The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.

Faculty: Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

There are no relevant disclosures.

Commercial support

There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.

Exam Questions

All exam questions for the course are visible on this page for members of CE-Credit.com.

Membership is free, and you can register today! You'll only pay when you're ready to purchase a course, or if you take advantage of the Unlimited Package.

If you're already a member, please sign in to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.

Discuss this course

You can share your thoughts about this course after you pass the exam.

Sign In or Register to get started.

FAQs

  • Is this course approved for my continuing education requirements?

    Yes, most likely. Look Up Your State Board for more detailed information. Logged-in site members will see the relevant approval information displayed in the Approvals tab for every course.

  • Do you have accommodations for my disability (ADA)?

    If you are having trouble using CE-Credit.com, please contact us! We would be happy to accommodate your needs right away, and your input will help us make CE-Credit.com more accessible for future users too.

  • How do I enroll in this course?

    Use the Enroll In This Course button and just follow the instructions! You don't pay anything until you're ready to take an exam.

  • What do I have to do to complete the course?

    To complete the course, review the course objectives, then review the material, and then pass the exam with a score of 75% or greater and lastly complete an evaluation.

  • How do I access the materials?

    Most of our courses are based on online articles available for free to the public. Some courses, such as those based on books, require that you purchase the material. Use the Materials tab above for more info. You don't need to enroll in the course to access materials, whether free or paid. So you always know what you're getting into before you commit to taking the exam.

  • How do I get my certificate?

    Your certificate(s) will be available to download or email immediately when you pass the course exam and complete the evaluation.

  • Can I contact you for more help?

    Yes! Use the Help widget at the bottom-right of the screen anywhere on CE-Credit.com to search our help docs, or to ask our support team for help. Unlike most of our competitors, CE-Credit.com has live US-based support reps to help you by email, chat, or phone.

Course Retired
Course Number 100913
21 CE credit hours
Sign in for credit hours relevant to your credentials.

  • Book
Exam Fee $81.49
There's no exam fee with an Unlimited CE membership! Read More

No Cost Materials

52 members have taken this course

Try a free CE course.

Get started by trying a free course of your choice. No payment info required!

Sign Up Free

View all free trial courses

Happy therapist using CE-Credit.com