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Training Title:
Major Depressive Disorder in Children and Adolescents, Module 3: Evidence Based Practices v.2

Clock Hours: 1

At the completion of this program, participants should be able to: • Identify the three current evidence-based practices for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder in youth. • Know the risk associated with antidepressant use in youth as identified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as well as the limitations of the study conducted by the FDA which led to the Black Box Warning • Identify the specific adaptations made to IPT and CBT for use with younger populations • Know the implications of the TADS and TORDIA Study for treatment of youth with Major Depressive Disorder • Understand the importance of taking multicultural factors, individual client variables, and knowledge of Evidence Based Practices into consideration while treatment planning

This course reviews the treatment option portion of 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 current Evidence Based Practices identified for the treatment of youth with Major Depressive Disorder. This is a one hour course and targets case managers, social workers, counselors, and other social service professionals in the child services and related fields Keywords: Major Depressive Disorder, Youth, Children, Adolescence, Evidence Based Practice, Pharmacotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Black Box Warning, Fluoxetine, Multimodal Treatment, TADS, TORDIA Study, Evidence Informed Practice, 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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