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Treating Angry and AggressiveChildren, Adolescents and Adults

Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D

12.0 CE Hours Available

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Audio Download
RRP$160.00
Offer Price$128.00
CD Audio w/ Audio Download
RRP$175.00
Offer Price$140.00
Extra CE Test
Price$70.00

Objectives

To increase participantsí ability to:

  • Provide a life-span description of the development of aggressive behavior and identify implications for prevention and treatment
  • Employ a risk and protective factors Case Conceptualization Model that informs clinical decisionmaking
  • Conduct integrated interventions involving schools, clinics, communities, with parents of aggressive children
  • Conduct trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy with children, youth and adults
  • Conduct a threat assessment toward others, as well as toward self (suicidal behaviors)
  • Provide treatment to both the perpetrators and the victims of family violence in a culturally-sensitive manner
    • post-trauma interventions

Topics

The Development of Aggressive Behavior

  • The role of victimization
  • Gender differences
  • Deviant peer influences
  • Parental influences: Developmentally-sensitive interventions

Case Conceptualization Model
Core Tasks of Psychotherapy

School-based Interventions

  • Needs AssessmentóClassroom management
  • Bully-proof schools
  • Engage administrators and parents
  • Improve Academic PerformanceóFocus on reading skills

Parent-based Interventions

  • How to use developmentally-sensitive interventions
  • Clinically-based interventions
  • Community-based interventions
  • Ecological approaches

Anger & Aggression in Psychiatric Disorders

  • Comorbidity with Substance Abuse/PTSD/ Personality Disorders
  • Threat assessment of violence toward others
  • Assessment and interventions with suicidal patients

Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions

  • Phase-oriented interventions
  • Application of core tasks of psychotherapy
  • Therapeutic Alliance/Psychoeducation/Skills Training
  • Treatment of victimization
  • Treatment of clients with comorbid disorders

Family Violence

  • Incidence/Assessment/Correlates
  • Assessing the violence potential: Batterers' programs

Treatment of Victims of Family Violence

  • Adults
  • Children