Continuing Professional Development Certificates
- PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 6.0 hours CPD.
Angelle E. Richardson, PhD, LPC, is the founder and director of Extended Hearts Family Therapy. She holds a Doctorate in Couple and Family Therapy from Drexel University, and a Masters in Counseling from Rider University, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has been certified in the Beck Model of Cognitive Therapy and is trained in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Dr. Richardson specializes in working with families and adolescents, particularly those affected by separation and loss. For over 13 years, she has worked with families impacted by grief, trauma, adoption, and foster care. Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Angelle Richardson is founder and director of Extended Hearts Family Therapy. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Non-financial: Angelle Richardson is a member of the American Counseling Association; and the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.
Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)
Access never expires for this product.
Assess for signs of psychological trauma in children and adolescents.
Differentiate between trauma and other behavior-related issues that children and adolescents manifest.
Communicate effective ways to connect and work with young people who have experienced trauma.
Recommend approaches to working within cultural differences in young trauma clients that may affect the therapeutic process.
Critique various assessment tools using trauma screening tools.
Develop CBT skills from evidenced-based practices that work with children and adolescents who have experienced a trauma.
Provide practical coping skills for children and adolescents who have experienced a trauma.
Connecting With Adolescents
Engaging Adolescents and Caregivers
Use of Trauma Screening Tools
Trauma Checklists and Scales for Children and Adolescents
Trauma and PTSD
Signs of Trauma and PTSD
Behaviors at Home
Behaviors at School
Behaviors in Social Situations
How Other Diagnosis Mask Trauma and PTSD
Types of Trauma
Physical Abuse and Sexual Abuse (Reporting Practices)
Community and School Violence
How Trauma Affects Adolescents
Mental Health Challenges
Grief and Loss History
Evidenced Based Practices
Identify How Feelings, Thoughts and Behaviors Interact
Normalizing Reactions to Trauma
Recognizing Safe Spaces
Developing Relaxation Techniques
Discuss the Trauma
Telling Their Story
Identify Feelings, Thoughts, and Behaviors Related to the Trauma
Identify Techniques to Cope with Challenging Feelings, Thoughts, and Behaviors
Identify Their Support System
Cultural Considerations in Practice
Race and Ethnicity
Family History and Background
Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychologists, School Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Other Mental Health Professionals
Additional Participant CE must be purchased for each additional viewer. These viewers will watch the video with the main registrant, but will have individual access to course handouts and certification. The standard price of this program includes certification for main viewer.