Perhaps the most difficult problem of child populations conduct disorder is a prevalent and perplexing condition.  Practitioners learn how to observe, assess and plan an intervention.

Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE

Revised 2024

Description:  Conduct Disorder is the most common disorder and the most severe disorder of childhood.  This disorder and its milder cohort, Oppositional Defiant Disorder is described in this class.  Included are the DSM5 criteria including a discussion of the changes, information about incidence and prevalence, best practice strategies for intervention and treatment.

1.   Participants will be able to identify and discuss diagnostic criteria.
2.   Participants will be able to differentiate between Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder.
3.   Participants will be able to discuss co-morbid conditions and the effect on ODD/CD.
4.   Participants will be able to describe treatments recommended for ODD/CD.

CE Credits:  3 (NBCC Hours - 3)

Hour One: Descriptions of ODD/CD.
Hour Two: Diagnostic criteria, incidence, and prevalence.
Hour Three: Co-morbid conditions, Treatment.

CE Broker #:  20-10720

Methods: Pre-test, study guide, posttest and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.

Content Area: Behavior disorders, Adolescent issues, Human growth and development, Counseling, Special populations/problems, Clinical evaluation, and assessment.

Purpose: To prepare practitioners to observe for criteria, assess and plan an intervention for youth with the problems associated with conduct disorder.

Target Audience: Social workers, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional counselors, mental health counselors, nurses, employee assistance professionals, addiction professionals, behavioral health technicians, and other allied professionals who may work with these populations.

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Online Course

CE Broker#:
CE Credits:
3 (NBCC Hours - 3)

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