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Speaker Series— Management of Anxiety in Youth

Friday, January 18, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

AHC1 - Academic Health Center 1, 110
11200 SW 8th ST 33199, Academic Health Center 1, Miami, Florida 33199

"More action than talk" in the Management of Anxiety in Youth

Speaker: Philip C. Kendall, Ph.D., ABPP, Distinguished University Professor and Director of the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Temple University

Dr. Philip C. Kendall has over 650 publications and his treatments have been translated into over a dozen languages. He was identified as a most “Highly-Cited” individual in the social and medical sciences, and was ranked 5th in an analysis of the faculty in the 157 American Psychological Association approved programs in clinical psychology. Dr. Kendall has been a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, received a “Great Teacher” award and was named a Distinguished University Professor at Temple University, and was identified as a “top therapist” by Philadelphia Magazine. He has been president of the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology as well as the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy (AABT, now ABCT). His seminal works include the treatment of anxiety disorders in youth, cognitive-behavioral theory, research methodology, and the conceptualizing and understanding of psychopathology and treatment of children and adolescents. Dr. Kendall is known for his clinical sensitivity, rigorous research methodology, creative and integrative approaches, and commitment to graduate mentoring. 

 

Presentation Objectives:
1) The learner will be able to list the defining features of detrimental anxiety in youth 
2) The learner will be able to discuss and apply the features of effective psychological treatment for anxiety in youth 
3) The learner will be able to compare the relative efficacy of different treatments for anxiety in youth 

One continuing education credit will be provided.

The Center for Children and Families (CCF) has been approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The CCF maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts CE credit provided by APA providers towards ANCC re-certification.

The FIU Counselor Education Program is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and a co-sponsor of the CCF’s presentations. The FIU Counselor Education program may award NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP™ solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. Provider # 4565, effective 9/1/11.

The CCF is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) to offer professional development for school psychologists. The CCF maintains responsibility for the program. 
This talk has also been approved for up to 1 CEU credits by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology.  Provider # BAP 50-12872.