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Anxiety, Fears, Phobias, and Related Problems: Intervention and Resources for School Aged Youth

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This course provides information about the identification and treatment of childhood anxiety disorders and related problems. It draws upon information from several highly credible sources, including governmental and other publications. Issues presented include classification and continuum of childhood anxiety problems, interventions for childhood anxiety problems, and maintaining a broad perspective on anxiety problems. Ideas regarding accommodation to reduce anxiety problems, behavior management, empirically supported treatments, and medications are offered. Several resources and references are cited, including those for online information.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Anxiety, Fears, Phobias, and Related Problems: Intervention and Resources for School Aged Youth created by Various and Center for Mental Health in Schools, UCLA Dept. of Psychology (producer)

Publication Date:

January 2008 Edition

Course Material Authors

Center for Mental Health in Schools, UCLA Dept. of Psychology (producer)

Course Creator

Tyler Gibson

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about types of and treatments for child anxiety disorders and related problems. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify common psychosocial problems faced by children and adolescents.

  2. Describe the continuum of childhood anxiety problems.

  3. Be aware of some basic resources available to professionals and families regarding childhood anxiety disorders.

  4. Apply those interventions for childhood anxiety problems most appropriate for populations served.

  5. Distinguish between empirically based and theoretical treatment options for childhood anxiety disorders.

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Course Number 100928
  • 6 CE credit hours
  • NBCC: 5 CE credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available

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