Almost all our assumptions and expectations about teens today are outdated, as well as our therapy models for treating teens. This course provides the updated information you need in order to help your modern teen clients.
The word psychopath distinguishes hard-bitten predators. Research shows a treatment center—run by shrinks, not wardens—has reduced new violent offenses by 50 percent. What accounts for the Mendota Treatment Center’s success?
In this age of helicopter parents and protective child professionals, we can often recreate a potent anxiety- reinforcing system around children that not only rewards anxiety, but encourages it to grow and take over even more of the child’s life.
Doing therapy with teens has always been a challenge--they are constantly bombarded by pop culture. This course will provide you with a step-by-step guide for getting through to them and establishing healing relationships.
While confused and troubled adolescents need our help more than ever, the gap between our grad school training and what works in real-life practice continues to widen.