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CHILD AND ADOLESCENT ANXIETY: IDENTIFICATION, INTERVENTION AND PARENT EDUCATION
March 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
David M. Jacobi, Ph.D., Lead Psychologist: Child and Adolescent CBT Services, Rogers Memorial Hospital
This talk will provide an overview of the most frequently occurring anxiety disorders. The identification and differential diagnosis of these disorders will be discussed within the framework of current DSM 5 criteria. The basic principles of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) will be reviewed and exposure-based interventions for anxiety disorders will be offered. I will discuss family accommodation and offer guidance on how parents can effectively manage anxiety related behaviors.