This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who provide services to or seek knowledge of child psychopathology, developmental disabilities, behavior problems, and assessment and treatment. Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. This book offers style coupled with comprehensive, in-depth coverage of child psychopathology, developmental disabilities, and behavior problems of children. You will find information about assessment methods, theories and research on etiology, and approaches to treatment. There is also the latest information about children and adolescents with specific types of behavior problems.
This course is based on the book, Behavior Disorders of Children and Adolescents: Assessment, Etiology, and Intervention created by Erickson, Marilyn, Ph.D.
Course Material Author
Erickson, Marilyn, Ph.D.
Dr. Erickson, is currently Professor of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her career has focused on the teaching and research in the area of children's behavior disorders. She has published about 80 research articles and chapters as well as several books.
Erickson, Marilyn, Ph.D. authored the material only, and was 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.
to be able to understand the contribution of biological and environmental factors to the genesis of children's behavior and learning problems
to be able to become familiar with traditional and behavioral approaches to the assessment and diagnosis of childhood behavior disorders
to be able to describe the types of treatment and their effectiveness in the amelioration of behavior disorders in children.
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Faculty: Keith Gibson, Ph.D.
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