RE & CBT Strategies for Working with School-Age Children

Caren Baruch-Feldman. Ph.D.

Leader: Caren Baruch-Feldman, Ph.D.

Date: Friday, June 16, 2017 | 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: 145 East 32nd Street, 9th Floor (Directions)

Registration: $100 | F/T Students: $90 | 3 CE Credits

Overview:

This workshop will introduce mental health professionals to cognitive behavioral techniques that can be used in a classroom or office setting. Strategies that address children who are exhibiting internalizing disorders (anxiety, depression OCD) and externalizing disorders (ADHD, aggression) will be discussed. Ways to adapt traditional cognitive behavioral strategies to working with younger children will be shared. In addition, actual forms and materials that can be used in a school or office setting will be distributed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Apply cognitive behavioral theory to working with school age children.
  • Explain RE & CBT approaches that can be delivered in a classroom or office setting.
  • Modify cognitive behavioral strategies so that they meet the developmental needs of children.

Schedule:

130 – 2:00 pm: Introduction to cognitive behavioral therapy. Applying cognitive-behavioral theory to working with children.

2:00 – 2:30 pm: RE & CBT approaches that can be delivered in a private practice or school psychologist’s office.

3:00 – 3:15 pm:  Break

3:15 – 3:45 pm: RE & CBT approaches that can be delivered in a classroom setting.

3:45 – 4:30 pm: Discussing third wave CBT approaches such as growth mindset, mindfulness, and acceptance. Resources for these strategies will be shared.

4:30 pm: Evaluations

Registration: $100 | F/T Students: $90 | 3 CE Credits

BIO: Dr. Caren Baruch-Feldman uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help children and adults with depression, anxiety, stress, ADHD and weight loss. Dr. Baruch-Feldman received her doctorate in Clinical-Child Psychology and her certification as a school psychologist from St. John’s University. She did her post-doctoral training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and at the Albert Ellis Institute. She maintains a private practice in Scarsdale and works as a school psychologist in the Harrison School District. Caren has trained hundreds of teachers, parents, children and health care professionals giving workshops and lectures throughout the country. Dr. Baruch-Feldman is the author of the forthcoming book titled, The Grit Guide for Teens (July 2017).

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