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Preventing Childhood Anxiety and Depression: How to Expand Our Paradigm



Given the increasing rates of child and adolescent anxiety and depression, it’s clear our current treatment paradigm isn’t working to proactively reach the young people who need help. It’s time we put an end to misinformed accommodations that only strengthen patterns of anxiety. Discover cutting-edge programs that get upstream of the problem, targeting parents and other important adults as key to mitigating and preventing childhood anxiety. Also, explore family systems approaches that teach both adults and children concrete skills to interrupt generational patterns of anxiety, depression, and emotional (mis)management. This recording will demonstrate how to:  

  • Apply parental coaching and collaboration as an integral component of intervention 
  • Identify family patterns that support generational anxiety and address them using skill-based interventions 
  • Challenge the most common “elimination strategies,” such as distraction and reassurance, that actually increase anxiety and impair functioning 
  • Use groups, psychoeducational classes, and school-based programs to reach more underserved families and youth 


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Average Rating:
   5
Faculty:
Lynn Lyons, L.I.C.S.W.
Duration:
2 Hours 01 Minutes
Copyright:
Mar 19, 2021
Product Code:
NOS096113
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.

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Lynn Lyons, L.I.C.S.W.'s Profile

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Lynn Lyons, LICSW, is an internationally recognized psychotherapist, author, and speaker with a special interest in interrupting the generational patterns of anxiety in families. Her skill-based approach to anxiety focuses on the need to teach families about HOW anxiety works and what families can do to pull members out of the powerful “anxiety cult” that demands obedience to its need for certainty and comfort. Lynn’s approach uses humor, playful connection, and a constant focus on DOING, an umbrella strategy she has taught to thousands of professionals and families.

Lynn is the co-author with Reid Wilson of Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents and the companion book for kids Playing with Anxiety: Casey’s Guide for Teens and Kids. She is the author of Using Hypnosis with Children: Creating and Delivering Effective Interventions and has two DVD programs for parents and children.

She maintains a private practice in Concord, New Hampshire where she sees families whenever she’s not on the road teaching.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Lynn Lyons is in private practice. She receives royalties as an author for HCI; and Norton. Ms. Lyons receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Lynn Lyons has no non-financial relationship to disclose.


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Objectives

  1. Determine family patterns that support generational anxiety and address them using skill-based interventions. 
  2. Apply parental and school-based coaching and collaboration as integral pieces of treatment. 
  3. Assess the most common “elimination strategies” that increase anxiety and impair functioning. 
  4. Use clinical tools within group sessions, psychoeducational classes, and school-based programs to help more underserved families and effectively treat anxiety. 

Outline

  • Identify family patterns that support generational anxiety and address them using skill-based interventions. 
    • How to recognize the 6 cognitive patterns of anxiety and depression 
    • Active assignments for families to create different responses and patterns 
    • Increase prevention through parents’ understanding of emotional family legacy 
  • Apply parental and school-based coaching and collaboration as integral pieces of treatment. 
    • Why seeing children alone inhibits prevention (and treatment) 
    • How to shift the common reactive paradigm in schools  
    • The importance of targeting and building concrete skills for prevention 
  • Assess the most common “elimination strategies” that increase anxiety and impair functioning. 
    • Common interventions that support anxiety and depression 
    • How to intervene with an active, “on offence” approach 
    • The backwards use of accommodations for anxiety 
  • Use clinical tools within group sessions, psychoeducational classes, and school-based programs to help more underserved families and effectively treat anxiety. 
    • Ideas for groups and other formats to focus on parenting prevention 
    • How accurate information and myth-busting strengthen families  
    • Setting the expectations of parental engagement (hint: it’s what parents want) 

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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