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Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Childhood Anxiety Disorders

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Learn the cognitive-behavioral approach to treating anxiety disorders in children and adolescents

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JSSA Training Institute is pleased to announce training on working with children and adolescent with anxiety disorders

3 Category I CE's provided for this training

DATE: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

TIME: 9am-12:15pm

Participants will learn the cognitive-behavioral approach to treating anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. The three parts of anxiety- physiological (body), cognitive (thoughts), and behavior will be explained and participants will learn skills and strategies to use to address each part with clients. The strategies taught will include relaxation techniques, positive self-talk, conquering worry/ loop recordings, identifying and challenging cognitive distortions, and how to address the typical avoidance and reactive behaviors commonly seen in children with anxiety through behavioral exposures.

Learning Objectives: Participants will:

1. Understand the CBT approach to treating childhood anxiety disorders.

2. Learn at least three different techniques to address the physiological manifestations of childhood anxiety.

3. Learn at least three strategies to treat the cognitive component of childhood anxiety.

4. Be able to create a hierarchy to support exposure practice, addressing the behavioral manifestations of childhood anxiety.

About the presenter:

Bonnie Zucker, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist with a background and expertise in psychotherapy with children, adolescent, and adults. She received her doctoral degree from Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, her Master’s degree in Applied Psychology from the University of Baltimore, and her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from George Washington University. Dr. Zucker specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adults and utilizes a cognitive-behavioral (CBT) approach. In addition to CBT, she integrates a family systems approach and works with parents to help them learn the most appropriate responses to their child’s anxiety disorder.

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3 Category I CE's will be provided to all participants in the training

The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) is authorized by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor Category 1 continuing education programs. The D.C. and Virginia Boards of Social Work usually recognize the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners’ approval. Please contact your state board for verification. JSSA maintains responsibility for this program.

JSSA is an approved sponsor of CE credits for psychologists in Maryland under the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. JSSA maintains responsibility for this program.

JSSA has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6457.

In order to receive a certificate, registrants must attend the entire session.

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