Course Code: REL-HHS-0-OMADC-V2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2023
Identify two common symptoms of both major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder and interventions you might use to support a child with learning to manage these symptoms.
Identify clinical aspects of bipolar disorder in childhood, and the role of the clinician in treating a child with bipolar disorder.
List two symptoms of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder and two interventions you might use to support a child towith learning to manage these symptoms.
Describe how an integrated approach is important for effective treatment of childhood mental health disorders.
Section 1: Introduction About This Course Learning Objectives Section 2: Important Tools for Therapeutic Care Sonjay’s Dilemma What Is An Integrated Care Team? Your Role in Care and Treatment Learning the Symptoms and Therapeutic Response Review Section Summary Section 3: Identifying and Responding to Depressive Disorders Depressive Disorders in Childhood Strategies for Negative Self-Talk Sleep Disturbance and Depression Identifying and Responding to Generalized Anxiety Disorder Strategies for Avoidant Behavior Identifying and Responding to Separation Anxiety Childhood Social Anxiety Disorder Agoraphobia Child Mental Health Integration and Practice Review Section Summary Section 4: Bipolar Disorders and Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder Identifying and Responding to Bipolar Disorders Challenging Moods and Behaviors Communication and Collaboration Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder Coaching Children to Manage Feeling Irritable. Review Section Summary Section 5: Conclusion Summary Course Contributors References Exam
Joseph Murphy, Ph.D.
Dr. Joseph Murphy, Ph.D. is a Clinical and Research Psychologist who has extensive clinical and administrative expertise working in the field of Behavioral healthcare at the county and state levels in California, Maryland, Pennsylvania and North Carolina.
He has served as a Federal contractor in Behavioral Health. His work supported research at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, the Military Operational Medicine Psychological Research Program at Ft. Detrick, and the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, Silver Spring, MD.
For nine years he was the Director of State Operated Mental Health programs for At-Risk youth in Butner, North Carolina. He developed a number of webinars and a Peer Training course in Older Adult Behavioral Health Literacy for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, and National Libraries of Medicine. He served as Director of a Wellness and Recovery program in Gaithersburg, MD.
Disclosure: Joseph Murphy, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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