Treating the Unmanageable Adolescent


Treating the Unmanageable Adolescent

Treating the Unamanageable Adolescent - 8 CEUs

All CEU courses require return of any text book(s) provided. Processing of courses will not be completed until returned.

The out of control adolescent requires immediate and effective attention from therapists. As more and more adolescents are referred for treatment, therapists are faced with problems and situations they are often unprepared for.

This course offers mental health professionals information, skills, and techniques to successfully help defiant and conduct disordered adolescents who present with an array of symptoms. Utilizing individual, cognitive-behavioral, group, and family approaches the text being used emphasizes the process of diffusing the resistance to change and facilitating treatment compliance. The focus is on understanding as well as altering the rage, sense of entitlement, lack of self-control, and disregard for the rights of others.
Course Text: Treating The Unmanageable Adolescent: A Guide to Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorders by Neil I. Bernstein. You can purchase this book or the kindle edition of this book from any number of sources, i.e. Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc. We advise that you also check your local library for availability.

Tuition: $40.00

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