Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters
This course is based on a publication about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from the National Institute of Mental Health. It is designed to provide mental health professionals with an overview of the behavioral and emotional problems that are typical responses to violence or disaster in both children and adolescence. This is an important course for most mental health practitioners and other healthcare practitioners as neither typically do not have extensive experience in this area. Treatment for the emotional aftermath of violence and disaster is essential. This paper will provide an overview of the typical responses to trauma that children and adolescents exhibit, important elements of treatment for trauma within this age group and the latest research findings on the impact of violence and its consequences with children and adolescents.
This course is designed for clinicians and administrators who work in both private and public, and urban and rural areas. Psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists can benefit from this course. This course may also be helpful for other practitioners. This couse is appropriate for beginning practitioners who wish to improve their skills in the area of crisis intervention.
Author: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Learning Objectives: This course will provide a professional with in depth information about the typical responses of children and adolescents when they are exposed to violence or disaster. Specifically, a professional will:
- Describe how children and adolescents react to trauma.
- Indentify research findings on trauma in children and adolescents and
- Describe effective treatments of PTSD for children and adolescents.
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- Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Ce-Classes.com, Provider #1142, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Ce-Classes.com maintains responsibility for this course. ASWB Approval Period: 1/5/2020-1/5/2023
- This course is NOT available for NBCC credit.
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- The Texas Board of Professional Counselors, Continuing Education Provider
- Massachusetts Authorization Number: 115
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- New York Social Work Board – Ce-Classes.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0120.
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- The California Board of Registered Nursing. CEP 15647 Expires 11/30/2022.
This course is Non Interactive .