Skip to main content

Research-Based, Clinically Savvy Therapy Fundamentals from Fundamentals of Therapy With Children and Adolescents

About the Course:

This course provides a careful description of fundamental methods of child and adolescent psychotherapy that are common to all major theoretical orientations, thus providing readers with a review of the groundwork of therapy. Topics include the therapeutic relationship and how to optimize it, conducting the first session with parents and child, explaining therapy to young children, overcoming resistance, the techniques called reflection of feelings and reflection of meaning, using play and art in therapy, developing simple solutions for simple problems, collaborating with parents and other child-serving organizations, and therapy termination. The course includes a section on Motivational Interviewing, including review of its outcome research and step-by-step instruction in conducting this intervention.

This course is based on chapter 1 of the book, Child and Adolescent Therapy: Science and Art, 2nd Edition created by Jeremy Shapiro in 2015.

Publication Date:

Child and Adolescent Therapy Science and Art 2nd Edition 2015

Course Material Author

Jeremy P. Shapiro

Jeremy P. Shapiro, Ph.D., a clinical child psychologist and adjunct faculty member of the Psychological Sciences Department of Case Western Reserve University, has 30+ years of experience as a psychotherapist, researcher, and trainer. Dr. Shapiro has published 7 books and numerous articles on topics including child abuse, depression, youth violence prevention, psychotherapy methods, and naturalistic outcome research, and he has presented over 200 workshops to therapists in over 40 states. From the beginning, the central focus of Dr. Shapiro’s career has been integrating scientific findings with clinical reasoning to develop effective, practical strategies for helping clients.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Launch the process of therapy in an effective way with children and parents.

  2. Perform simple therapeutic interventions that can solve simple problems.

  3. Conduct the empirically well-supported intervention called Motivational Interviewing.

Use our CE Approvals tool to look up your state requirements and how CE-Credit.com can help you meet them, or log in to your member account to show approvals relevant to your licensure.

American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

3 CE Credit hours

More Info

American Psychological Association (APA)

3 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.

More Info

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

3 CE Credit hours

More Info

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

3 CPD hours

More Info

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

3 CE Credit hours

CE Learning Systems, service provider of CE-Credit.com has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

More Info

Course Material

The exam for this course only draws from Chapter 1 of the book. Please see other courses on the site for the other chapters in this book.

References begin on page 537.

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 sign up 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 log in to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.

Categorized in:

Course Number 102625
3 credit hours
Log in for credit hours relevant to your licensure.

  • Book
Exam Fee: $17.91 No exam fee with a membership package!
4.53 out of 5
17 members have taken this course

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 special accommodations for my disability (ADA)?

    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 Course 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 course.

  • How do I get my certificate?

    Your certificate 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.

Try a free CE course.

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

Sign Up Free
Abstract image of people, a PC and books