Children's Center: Professional Trainings 2017

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The Children's and Adult Center for OCD and Anxiety are glad to present professional training workshops for psychologists,
social workers and educators.
Using Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies to Treat Perfectionism Across the Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents:
Learning to Live by Values Instead of by Rules
Deborah Ledley, PhD and Lynne Siqueland, Phd
Friday November 3, 2017
  1. Identify the ways in which perfectionism presents in youth with various anxiety disorders and to develop an understanding of the ways in which perfectionism impacts quality of life.
  2. Engaging children and adolescents in motivation for treatment by understanding personal and societal pros and cons of perfectionism and addressing clinical dilemmas
  3. Apply cognitive interventions, exposure exercises, and behavioral experiments to challenge beliefs about the value of perfectionistic standards with youth across a broad age-range.
  4. Summarize family based interventions strategies to address parental perfectionism if present or how parents can support focus on health and values.
We will use numerous case examples to illustrate these issues and invite participants to bring cases and questions from their work to discuss at the workshop
Location: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine,  City Line Ave, Philadelphia

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