Children and Mental Health

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About the Course:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who provide services to or seek knowledge about normal development and mental disorders of children and adolescents. Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. This chapter presents theories of normal development, followed by descriptions of mental disorders found among children and adolescents. Risk factors and treatment are also discussed.

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Course Material Author

Surgeon General of the United States

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about children’s behavior problems and intervention strategies. It is appropriate for all levels) of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. to discuss the major developmental theories

  2. to identify the major psychosocial and pharmacologic treatments used to treat mental disorders in children and adolescents

  3. to describe the advantages and disadvantages of the major types of treatment settings used with children and adolescents

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Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

Our Provider Number: 1020

CE Learning Systems, provider #1020, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 2/23/2019 – 2/23/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 4 online non-interactive continuing education credits.

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American Psychological Association (APA)

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Our Provider Number: 107243

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of CE-credit.com, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba CE-credit.com has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Course Number 9540
4 credit hours
Online Article
Exam Fee: $27.88
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939 members have taken this course