Clinical Practice of Cognitive

CLI CX630 - Clinical Practice of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Child and Adolescent Disorders

Credits: 2

This is a practice-oriented course that covers the cognitive-behavioral methods and background research for treating the major disorders of childhood and adolescence. These include the mood disorders, anxiety disorders including PTSD, disruptive behavior disorders, attachment problems, and eating and elimination disorders. Interventions will be considered for patients from 3 to 18 years of age. Consideration will also be given to forging a therapeutic alliance, cognitive-behavioral assessment, work with parents, and the integration of cognitive-behavioral treatment with other methods. Pre-requisite: BX500.