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
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