Archive for July, 2017


The Diagnosis and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders (2 credit hours)

Program Summary:  This course examines the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders using the DSM-5 and includes a discussion of panic disorder, agoraphobia, separation anxiety disorder, selective mutism, specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder.  Case presentations are given.  The course also explores the following topics:  the DSM-5, the triple vulnerability model, the transdiagnostic model of treatment, motivational enhancement, psychoeducation, self-monitoring, cognitive restructuring, avoidance, exposures, and coping skills.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning,  intermediate, and advanced levels of practice.  

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Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment (2 credit hours)

Program Summary:  This course explores adolescent substance use and the unique treatment needs of teens.  The course provides an overview of the developing adolescent brain and the vulnerabilities that teens face when confronting substance use.  The reading offers 13 Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Treatment and includes Frequently Asked Questions, a discussion of Treatment Settings, and Evidence-Based Approaches to treating adolescent substance use disorders.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning,  intermediate, and advanced levels of practice.  

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