There are 3 Continuing Education Units included with this course.
This course offers contemporary insights, thoughts, and trends on childhood issues that are becoming increasingly commonplace. The rate of reported cases of autism, ADHD, and other childhood developmental disorders is increasing, and this course aims to help counselors better equip themselves to help young clients and their families.
CIS 101: Understanding and Managing ADHD from Childhood to Adulthood
Edward Kuhnley, M.D.
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a neurologically-based condition that affects individuals across all developmental stages of life. This session introduces attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder by first overviewing diagnostic categories in the DSM-5.
CIS 102: Asperger’s, ADHD, the Autism Spectrum and Oppositional Defiance: Working with Families of Special Needs Children
Stephanie Holmes, M.A.
The prevalence of childhood disorders is on the rise. In this session, four major categories of childhood disorders will be discussed. Disorders initiate loss in the life of the child, parents and others who are involved.
CIS 103: Treating Explosive Kids
Gary Sibcy, Ph.D.
This session explores a hybrid model that incorporates attachment theory and developmental psychopathology while also drawing on emerging neuroscience to reeducated, redefine and remediate the problem with parents and their children.