This session runs from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
About This Course
This intermediate level workshop presents evidenced based practices for assessment of psychological disorders in children, with a primary emphasis on assessment of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Semi-structured interviews, disorder specific assessment measures, and patient self-report measures that are known to be highly reliable and valid for diagnosis will be reviewed.
- Describe guidelines for assessment of psychological disorders in children
- Discuss utilization of evidence-based measures of psychological assessment such as, the M.I.N.I. Kid, the CPSS-5, and the CPTAS
- Explain the clinical presentation of PTSD in children and adolescents
- Discuss the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for PTSD
- Describe best practices for assessing trauma and PTSD in children
- Discuss implementation of standard procedures for administration and scoring conventions for assessing PTSD in children utilizing the CPSS-5
- Discuss evidence based treatment for PTSD in children and adolescents
Providers from Intensive Outpatient Programs, Outpatient Programs Intensive Case Management
- Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors
- Clinical Supervisors/Program Managers
- ICM Adult Case managers
- Evaluators and Screeners
Participants must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits