Professional training workshops

The Children's and Adult Center for OCD and Anxiety is pleased to announce ongoing professional training workshop
for psychologists, educators and social workers 
For all workshops contact Lynne Siqueland at for more info or to be added to our mailing list.  Our staff do on site trainings for professionals and schools at local and national institutions by request in addition to our offerings in the Philadelphia area
Parenting through the Pressure:  Using CBT to work with parents of anxious children and teens
Muniya Khanna, PhD and Deborah Ledley, PhD
Friday Deccember 7th, 9am to 4pm,  
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

1. Evaluate recent data to explore whether levels of stress, anxiety, and depression is in fact rising among American teens. 


2. List 3 factors that might contribute to teen stress, anxiety, and depression.


3. Describe, in detail, ways that families and schools may be driving and/or maintaining teen anxiety. 


4. Outline different treatment models for working with parents of anxious teens. 


5. Select cognitive and behavioral strategies that can be taught to parents with two goals – (a) to alleviate parental anxiety that might be driving teen anxiety and (b) to have parents model healthy thinking and behavior for their teens at home. 


6.  Analyze the ways in which family communication styles can impact anxiety in anxious teens. 


Continuing Education Information: The Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association (PBTA) is co-sponsoring this workshop with the Children’s and Adult Center for OCD and Anxiety.  PBTA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists The Children’s and Adult Center for OCD and Anxiety maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  Participant will earn 6 CE hours for completing this course


Cost: $199


Upcoming workshop- Winter 2019 date to be determined
Helping children and teens navigate the complex social world:  Identity, friendships and social anxiety
Lynne Siqueland, PhD and Carrie Potoff, LCSW

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