Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102625
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
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Launch the process of therapy in an effective way with children and parents.
- Perform simple therapeutic interventions that can solve simple problems.
- Conduct the empirically well-supported intervention called Motivational Interviewing.
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