OCD in Children and Adolescents: Guidelines for Parents and Educators

Presenter: Allen H. Weg, Ed.D. Download this webinar’s corresponding slides here. Download this webinar by clicking here Dr. Weg discussed the assessment and differential diagnosis of OCD in children and adolescents, then he reviewed cognitive behaviors treatment methods of the disorder including the use of storytelling. Dr. Weg reviewed the

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Emotion Regulation: Strategies for Children and Adolescents Experiencing Irritability and Difficulties Managing Their Emotions

Presenter: Julie Ryan, Ph.D. Download this webinar’s corresponding slides here. Download this webinar by clicking here Dr. Ryan reviewed emotion regulation strategies for children and adolescents. She gave us tools to use in validating the persons feelings without agreeing with their behaviors as well as understanding that feelings can also

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Nature and Treatment of Hoarding

Presenter: Martin E. Franklin, Ph.D. Download this webinar’s corresponding slides here. Download this webinar by clicking here Dr. Franklin spoke about when collecting crosses over to clinically significant hoarding and how to approach this common problem. He discussed how to use cognitive behavioral techniques in regards to how to motivate

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Beyond the Incident: Preventing Bullying

Presenter: Stuart Green, DMH, LCSW Download this webinar’s corresponding slides here. Download this webinar by clicking here Dr. Green addressed that childhood bullying primarily occurs in institutional settings and is more than a matter of properly addressing incidents when they occur. He spoke of how to proactively create change and

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Nothing to Talk About but Fear Itself: How to Interact with Children About Anxiety

Presenter: Joelle Beecher-McGovern, Ph.D. Download this webinar by clicking here Dr. McGovern broke down Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and showed us how to apply the principals to children/adolescents with developmentally appropriate games, play and talk. She discussed how we can help our children to develop positive self talk so they

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Building Positive Environments and Reducing Stigma

Presenter: Shawn Ewbank, Psy.D. Download this webinar by clicking here Download this webinar’s corresponding slides here. In this talk, Dr. Ewbank helped prepare parents, teachers, clinicians, and individuals with anxiety to create environments where children with anxiety can thrive socially. He explained how adults might best respond in the presence

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Child Anxiety: What Does Treatment Entail for the Child and Family

Presented by Diana Antinoro-Burke, Psy.D. Download this webinar by clicking here Download this webinar’s corresponding slides here. Dr. Antinoro discussed the basic principals and components of CBT to help parents and teachers understand the therapy process. She also spoke about the type of therapies that have show to be most

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Developmentally-Appropriate Anxiety: How to Help, and When to Seek Help

Presenter: Yevgeniya Ratnovsky, Ph.D. Download this webinar by clicking here Download this webinar’s corresponding slides here. Dr. Ratnovsky discussed how to recognize when normal childhood fears/worries become potential anxiety disorders and when intervention is warranted. She also clarified how appropriate treatment in childhood can have lasting impacts into adulthood. Dr.

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More than Shyness: What is Social Anxiety Disorder and how is it Treated

Presented by Daniela Colognori, Psy.D. Download this webinar by clicking here Download this webinar’s corresponding slides here. Dr. Colognori discussed that Social Anxiety Disorder is a prevalent anxiety disorder that often goes undetected and untreated because many discount it as “normal shyness” or “just a phase.” She described present evidence-based

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Mindful Awareness and How it Relates to the Classroom, Workplace and Family Life

Presented by Ken A. Verni, Psy.D. Download this webinar by clicking here Dr. Verni discussed the training of mindfulness (paying attention on purpose) and gave us an experiential exercise. He explained that mindfulness is the opposite of being on autopilot, an really showing up for what is happening. Dr. Verni

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