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Mark A. Reinecke, Ph.D.

Evidence-Based Treatment of Adolescent Depression and Suicide

12.0 CE Hours Available

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Dr. Reinecke reviews the CBT treatment program developed for the landmark Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS) and discuss how it can be used in clinical practice. He beginx with a brief review of the etiology, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of adolescent depression. This includes a discussion of practical, evidence-based assessment instruments.

Next, he presents the TADS CBT case formulation and treatment program, the integrative ěsocio-cognitiveî model for depression, and ěmodularî CBT strategies for treating specific components of adolescent depression. He concludes with a discussion of findings from the TADS project. This workshop provides practical, evidence-based strategies for working with some of the most challenging patients in clinical practice.


Participants will be able to describe:
  • Recent research on cognitive, social, and biological risk factors for depression
  • Diagnosis and assessment of major depression
  • Alternative cognitive-behavioral models of depression and how they can guide case formulation
  • The results of recent outcome studies of CBT for depression among adolescents and how they inform treatment planning
  • An integrative ěsocio-cognitiveî model
  • Flexible, ěModular CBTî techniques and strategies;
  • Strategies for fostering a cooperative relationship with challenging, unmotivated teens and for encouraging treatment participation
  • How to apply findings from the TADS project and their clinical implications

Topics Covered

Adolescent Depression: A Primer
  • Clinical presentation: How does it appear? Epidemiology: How common is it? Consequences of depression: Why we need to intervene early Vulnerability: What are its causes?
Cognitive Vulnerability
  • 12 cognitive models of depression, Identifying cognitive and behavioral risk factors, Cognitive-behavioral case formulation
CBT in Practice
  • Key ingredients of effective CBT, Structuring sessions for maximum effectiveness
Building a Better Relationship
  • Clinical scaffolds and how they guide treatment
  • The therapeutic relationship in CBT
Modular CBT
  • Setting appropriate goals; Mood monitoring: Mastery & pleasurable events scheduling; Working with families, Social problem-solving, Thinking flexibly and adaptively, Cognitive distortions, Positive attributions
Advanced Strategies and Techniques
  • Affect regulation, New approaches for relaxation training, Building a secure attachment
What the data says
  • Short and long-term effectiveness, Predictors of treatment response, Functional improvement: Maintenance of gains, Using CBT and medications together
Working with Suicidal Youth
  • Motivation for suicide: Why do they do it?, Suicide and medications: What can be done?

All Programs Include Handouts and One Paid CE Test

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Audio Download + Test
 $160.00  $128.00 


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CD + Test
 $175.00  $136.00 


Streaming Video + Test
Streaming Video + Test
 $185.00  $148.00 


DVD + Test
DVD + Test
 $200.00  $156.00 


Extra Test (12 CE Credits)
Extra Test (12 CE Credits)
 $70.00  $56.00 



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