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Managing High-Risk Behaviors in Teens

Managing teens who engage in dangerous, harmful, costly or otherwise high-risk behaviors can be extremely challenging and stressful for a parent. It’s normal for parents to feel scared and panicked about high-risk teen behaviors such as sneaking out, risky uses of social media, unsafe sexual behaviors, dangerous driving, shoplifting, and other illegal activity. This webinar […]

Family Systems and Structural Mapping

Speaker: Oliver Drakeford, MA, LMFT, CGPAugust 19th, 2022 The Family Systems and Structural Mapping course will guide clinicians through the process of creating a structural map while reviewing the core components of Structural Theory. The group will be shown a brief clip from a popular TV Show which portrays a realistic example of a dysfunctional […]

How to Assess Your Parenting Style

This webinar will help you identify and assess your parenting style, how your unique style affects your child, and how to implement a more effective way of parenting. We will explore the unintentional ways parenting can negatively impact your child’s development and the importance of self-reflection on your behaviors. We will also discuss ways to […]

Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder in Teens (CE Workshop)

The course provides an overview of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), including the current diagnostic criteria, related behaviors, and recommended evidence-based treatments. The course will then address how the disorder presents in teens, how to effectively identify it, and the importance of early detection and intervention in reducing stigma and improving outcomes. The course draws from […]

Understanding Normal vs Abnormal Teen Behavior

Description: Parent-child relationships can become increasingly challenging as children approach the teenage years. Learn how to understand your teen’s behavior in a larger contextual framework of child and adolescent development and identify when it may be helpful to connect with additional resources and supports. Download the slide presentation here.

Reducing Stigma Around Discussing Suicide & Self-Harm

Self-harming behavior and suicide are difficult topics for parents. In this presentation, we’ll discuss possible signs that your teen may be self-harming or having thoughts of suicide. You’ll learn the questions to ask, the red flags to watch out for, and practical tips to begin a dialogue around these issues. We will also discuss several […]

Exposure Based Treatment for Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

This course provides an overview of Anxiety disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders presentation in children and adolescents. We will discuss in detail an evidence-based effective treatment, Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy. This discussion will include measures used for initial and follow-up assessments, which eventually provides the foundation for building hierarchy with individuals. This course will guide […]

Understanding Trauma in Teens

“Trauma is not what happens to us, but it is what we hold inside in the absence of an empathetic witness” – Peter Levine In this presentation, learn about what trauma is and how trauma impacts a sense of safety and the ability to cope with everyday life stressors. We will explore the impacts trauma […]

How to Get Your Teen to Talk to You

As a parent, all you want is to have a close relationship with your child: to love them, guide them and help support them. Through the teen years, however, your relationship often can feel strained or distant, and you are left feeling like an outsider in your child’s life. This webinar will review how to […]