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In the 2020s, many therapists will encounter a transgender or gender-diverse client—possibly clients who are children or adolescents. The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) is responsible for making...  Read More

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Brain regions responsible for evaluating potential consequences and in self-regulation are still developing during adolescence. High risk drinking patterns may be neurotoxic and negatively impact developmental trajectory of these adolescents....  Read More

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This course reviews the demonstrated efficacy of an identified set of 28 intervention studies selected from a much larger pool of unique citations dealing with American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) Suicide....  Read More

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This study examined the impact of interventions on youth (ages 15-25) opioid consumption. Objectives were to identify novel and promising interventions for youth at-risk or currently using opioids and to...  Read More

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 5 credits

Diagnosis and Treatment in Children and Adolescents

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common disorder most often diagnosed in childhood and adolescence. This systematic review updates and extends two previous Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) reviews,...  Read More

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The purpose of this study is to examine the associations between movement behaviors, loneliness, and sadness within Alaskan adolescents. Specifically, associations between meeting recommendations for movement behaviors with loneliness and...  Read More

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This course will discuss two recent peer-reviewed articles that explore the efficacy, acceptability, and common elements of psychotherapies used for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children and...  Read More

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This article highlights important considerations to providing these services in a school-based telehealth modality. Symptom clusters that put youth at risk of harm to self are described. Best practice therapeutic...  Read More

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Reports of suspected child neglect make up more than three-quarters of all reports made to child protective services in any given year; 6 times more than reports of sexual abuse,...  Read More

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Adolescent depression and anxiety are among the leading contributors to health burden worldwide. ‘Relaxation Techniques (RTs)’ are frequently cited as an active ingredient in treating these conditions in adolescents. However,...  Read More

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Longer-term Effectiveness of Systemic Family Therapy for Young People After Self-harm 1 credit

An extended follow up of pragmatic randomised controlled trial

Self-harm in adolescents is a significant global mental health problem and it tends to be a repeated problem. A single effective intervention strategy has not been identified. This course is...  Read More

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This systematic narrative review of the literature reports on the experiences of foster youth regarding the use of Internet Communication Technologies (ICTs) such as social media, focusing only on studies...  Read More

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This course will describe the results of a study regarding the use of a 5-week, web-based intervention program, Youth COMPASS, which is based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), with...  Read More

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Post-traumatic stress is a common reaction to exposure to trauma in children and adolescents. While some trauma-exposed youth go on to have persistent post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), many children and...  Read More

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Problematic Internet Use in Children and Adolescents 1 credit

Associations with Psychiatric Disorders and Impairments

Problematic internet use (PIU) is a topic of increasing concern among psychologists and other mental health providers. Previous research studies have established links between PIU and both internalizing and externalizing...  Read More

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Human Trafficking and Child Welfare 1.25 credits

A Guide for Child Welfare Agencies

There is a growing awareness of human trafficking and the ongoing need for awareness and intervention. Due to their potentially unstable living situations, physical distance from friends and family, traumatic...  Read More

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Effective Brief Interventions for American Indian Youth At Risk for Suicide 1 credit

Evaluating the Impact with a Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial (SMART)

The primary aim of this study was to evaluate which brief interventions, alone or in combination, have the greater effect on suicide ideation (primary outcome) and resilience (secondary outcome) among...  Read More

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Parents Following Their Child’s Single-Event Trauma 1.5 credits

A Meta-Analysis of Prevalence Rates and Risk Factor Correlates

This course reviews a study of the prevalence rates and risk factors for the development of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in parents following their child’s single-event trauma. Parents of children...  Read More

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Aggressiveness in Adopted and Non-Adopted Teens: 1.5 credits

The Role of Parenting, Attachment Security, and Gender

This study examined adopted adolescents’ levels of attachment security to parents and aggressiveness as compared to those of community nonadopted adolescents and of clinical nonadopted adolescents. The implications of these...  Read More

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This article provides a novel take on examining the nature of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is conceptualized in broad terms, recognizing many forms and settings. The articles concludes with recommendations for future...  Read More

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