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Training Title:
Major Depressive Disorder in Children and Adolescents, Module 2: Treatment and Prevention in Youth v.2

Clock Hours: 1

At the completion of this program, participants should be able to: • Identify the three phases of treatment for youth with Major Depressive Disorder and the three components of each phase • Know there are specific laws in each state regulating confidentiality and parent involvement in mental health services for youth • Identify the six possible outcomes in the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder • Know the five main factors which place youth at a heightened risk for developing Major Depressive Disorder and at an elevated need for preventative programming • Understand the importance of gathering enough information to make a full 5-axis diagnosis for youth with Major Depressive Disorder

This course utilizes a case study as it reviews the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Practice Parameter for Depressive Disorders among Children and Adolescents as well as more recent research on the topics of confidentiality, screening, treatment phases and components, and prevention of Major Depressive Disorder in child and adolescent populations in order to help clinicians become better skilled at screening for and treating youth with Major Depressive Disorder as well as identifying youth at-risk of developing the disorder. This is a one hour course and targets case managers, social workers and other social service professionals in the child services and related fields. Keywords: Major Depressive Disorder, Youth, Children, Adolescence, Confidentiality, Screening, Suicidality, Treatment Phases, Treatment Components, Co-Morbidity, Treatment Outcomes, Prevention, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Practice Parameter

Approval Bodies

  • Association of Social Work Boards Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • CAADE - California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators
  • California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • Connecticut Certification Board, Inc.
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • Florida Board of Psychology
  • Florida Dept. of Health (Board of Social Work, Marriage & Family, Mental Health Counseling)
  • NAADAC, National Association for Addiction Professionals
  • National Board for Certified Counselors
  • Pennsylvania Certification Board
  • Professional Development

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