Course Description

Working with kids means having a chance to reclaim childhood from the anxiety or OCD monster.  And it can be fun, as well as very, very rewarding!  Use our handouts “Fun ways to play with ERP” and “Tips for Teachers”  to jumpstart your success with anxious children. 

Webinar – Recorded – Available self-paced, to view at your convenience

This webinar is Introductory/Intermediate. 

Outline

Special considerations when working with children:

  • School refusal
  • Contamination
  • Bad thoughts


             PANS/PANDAS

  • Adding play to your treatment plan
  • Strategies for age-appropriate interventions
  • Teach kids to talk back to their fears

How to handle parent resistance/therapy interference
 

Learning Objectives

  • Utilize play-based exposure interventions for the treatment of anxiety in children and adolescents.

  • Implement age-appropriate exposure and response prevention techniques to reduce symptoms of Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.  

  • Form a team with parents, teachers, and child to improve treatment outcomes.          
                 
Continuing Education:  

Anxiety Training, ACE Provider Number 1637, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program.  Anxiety Training maintains responsibility for the program.  ASWB Approval Period: 10/17/19 – 10/17/22. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this course will receive 1 continuing education clock hour.  

 Anxiety Training is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0640.      
                             
Course Fee: 

$29.99 includes 1 hour of content, hand-outs, and continuing education credit. To receive CE credit, you must complete the webinar, answer the completion questions correctly, and complete a course evaluation. If you do not answer the questions correctly, review the materials and re-take the test. A CE certificate will be immediately emailed to you once you have completed the requirements. Anxiety Training offers a complete, 100% refund if you are not completely satisfied with this course. Contact Elizabeth@anxietytraining.com for refund information or with any other concerns about this course.

Accommodations:  

We are committed to making this course accessible to all.  Contact info@anxietytraining.com to request accommodations.  In some cases, documentation is requested for review. 

Instructors

Anxiety Training offers effective online, continuing education for master's level mental health professionals and for organizations nationwide.

Anxiety Training has a history of strategic partnerships with organizations like PESI, NYCBT, and New York City Public Schools. Their evidence-based classes and courses in Cognitive Behavior Therapy help professionals build confident, successful practices that change lives. 

Cofounders and anxiety experts Kimberly Morrow, LCSW, and Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, LCSW-C bring over 50 years of experience and leadership in anxiety and OCD treatment to Anxiety Training. 


Kimberly Morrow, LCSW

Kimberly Morrow earned the Clinician Outreach Award (2012) and the Member of Distinction Award (2015) from Anxiety and Depression Association of American (ADAA).

She is a graduate of the International Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation’s Behavior Therapy Institute. She sits on the board for OCD Pennsylvania. She wrote Face It and Feel It: 10 Simple (But Not Easy) Ways to Live Well with Anxiety. She co-authored CBT for Anxiety: A Step-By-Step Training Manual for the Treatment of Fear, Panic, Worry and OCD with Spencer.


Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, LCSW-C

Elizabeth DuPont Spencer is a graduate of Columbia University and is a Clinical Fellow of ADAA. She was also earner the Clinician Outreach Award (2012) and the Clinician of Distinction (2017) from ADAA.

She has co-authored several books, including The Anxiety Cure and The Anxiety Cure for Kids.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Helping Anxious Kids Get Well

    • Welcome!

    • Part 1

    • Part 2

    • Fun ways to play with ERP

    • Tips for Teachers

    • Power Point Part 1

    • Power Point Part 2

    • Power Point Part 3

    • Test your learning - session 11

    • Webinar Evaluation rating key: 5 = Strongly agree 4 = Agree 3 = Unsure, no opinion, N/A 2 = Disagree 1 = Strongly disagree