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Brief Interventions for Anxiety Disorders with Children and Adults

Steps to receive a Continuing Education Certificate for this Course

Step #1 - Read Section 1 and then Answer Question 1. Question 1 is located at the end of Section 1. Then, click on the Test link found at the end of Section 1 to answer question 1. Read Section 2. Answer question 2 and so on.

Step #2 - After completing and scoring the Test a Certificate granting 10 CE credits for this Course is issued to you.Coordinating Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd

Course Transcripts:
Section 1 & Question 1
--'Hurrying Slowly,' and Staying Focused
Section 2 & Question 2
--Elevator Phobia and Procrastination
Section 3 & Questions 3
--The Inductive Method
Section 4 & Question 4
--Eight Strategies for Controlling Anxiety
Section 5 & Question 5
--Helping Clients track Subliminal Advertisements with the 'Catching Thoughts'      Exercise
Section 6 & Question 6
--Losing Control - 3 Strategies for Distancing and Experiencing Anxiety
Section 7 & Question 7
--Gaining a Sense of Mastery Over Anxiety Thoughts
Section 8 & Question 8
--A Six Point Checklist for Asking the Right Questions
Section 9 & Question 9
--Four Specific Interventions for Anxious Thoughts
Section 10 & Question 10
--Decentering & Treating a Client's Limited View of Reality
Section 11 & Question 11
--De-Catastrophizing & Creating a Coping Plan
Section 12 & Question 12
--Stimulus Generalization & the 'Hypersensitive Alarm System'
Section 13 & Question 13
--How the 'Freeze Reaction' Leads to Further Dysfunction
Section 14
& Question 14
--Cognitive Maps of Vulnerability, Skill Deficits, & The Rules of Anxiety Disorders
Section 15 & Question 15
--The Sabotage of Uncertainty & Vulnerability Mode
Section 16 & Question 16
--Tug-of-War, Walking the Tightrope, & the 'Function of Dysfunction'
Section 17 & Question 17
--Treating Anxiety in Children with Video Visualizations and Wall Pictures

Course Articles:

Section 18 & Question 18

--Anxiety... the Attention Getter!
Section 19 & Question 19
--Six Stages of Anxiety... a Conflict Model of Emotions
Section 20 & Question 20
--Fifteen Ways to Give Children or Adult Clients Insights into their Anxiety
Section 21 & Question 21
--Client Anxiety Diagrams: The Vicious Cycle
Section 22 & Question 22--Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Programs for Children with Anxiety Disorders
Section 23 & Question 23
--The Five R's of Anxiety... Practical Application Model for Cognitive Distortions

-- Test --


--Appendix A - Reproducible Client Worksheets --Selected Readings

School Refusal Behavior--Moving from Assessment to Treatment of School Refusal Behavior in Youth--School Refusal Behavior in Young Children--Managing School Refusal

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Instructor’s Name & Credentials: Tracy Catherine Appleton, LCSW, MEd, CE Program Administrator, Course Development Coordinator, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Masters Degree in Education. Ms. Appleton has had experience in developing, providing, and presenting adult education programs since 1979. Expertise in program content: Experience as an Outpatient Therapist and Private Practice.

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When and How Course Completion Certificates will be Awarded: Once you have passed the test with a score of 80% or higher, paid and completed evaluation; log into your User Account and your certificate is available for print or download. Your CE history is maintained in your account.

All activities within all of our courses are offered for continuing education credit.

"Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences."

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