Online Course » Schizophrenia: A Psychoeducational Model for Treating the Adolescent Who Is Seriously Emotionally Disturbed

Course Description:
Schizophrenia, one of the most serious and chronic mental illnesses, often begins in adolescence. It affects every aspect of individual and family functioning. The authors discuss a treatment model that includes establishment of a collaborative relationship between therapist and family, the provision of information and support, and the creation of highly structured environments in the treatment setting and in the home.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Describe this psychoeducational treatment model for families with an emotionally disturbed adolescent; and
  • Increase your clinical skills in the treatment of adolescents and their families.
Author Bio:
This report was prepared by the Department of Health and Human Services under the direction of the Office of the Surgeon General, in partnership with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, and in consultation with the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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