The early sessions with a teen often consist of minimal dialogue between a contemptuous teen and an uncertain therapist. Reading Course R112 offers a variety of perspectives and methods that can lead to more productive therapy with teens.
Here's What Reading Course R112, Working with Reluctant Adolescents, Covers:
- The four most common mistakes in treating teens.
- William Doherty's practical techniques for addressing the problem of the decade: that childhood is becoming a rat race of hyperscheduling, overbusyness, and loss of family time.
- How to be more genuine with even the most difficult teen client.
- How to create a context of safety and connection in work with angry black teens so that the potentially explosive issues of race and chronic rage can be confronted.
- A systemic approach to the problem of the self-harming adolescent.
- 3 different interventions that help overscheduled families begin to reconnect right away.
3 CE Hours • $39
R112 Working with Reluctant Adolescents Course Readings
See How They Run: When Did Childhood Turn into a Rat Race? by William Doherty
Getting Real: Candor and Connection with Adolescents by Janet Sasson Edgette
Breathing Room: Creating a Zone of Safety and Connection for Angry Black Teens by Kenneth V. Hardy
The 4 Most Common Mistakes in Treating Teens by Jerome Price
The Therapeutic Roller Coaster: Working with Self-Harming Teens Is Dramatic and Unpredictable by Matthew Selekman