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.

Available as a live course for contracted groups. Contact us for information.

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

Revised 2022

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

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.


National Board for Certified Counselors (N.B.C.C.) Program Services has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #: 5978.                  
Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.           
Program Services is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Social Work:  State Licensing Board Approval Information for Continuing Education.
The following states accept our national approvals (NBCC) for social work CE:  Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin.
We are approved in two states for social work (Florida and Alabama).
The following states accept Program Services CE if other state SW boards have approved our CE. (Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan,  Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia.)    
These states specify cross-disciplinary CE is acceptable, have no specified requirements/limitations, or that social workers can self- submit after the fact: 
Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wyoming, New Mexico.
Program Services has not applied for CE for social work in New York, Hawaii, Iowa, and Minnesota.

National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) #86395
Florida Board of Nursing FBN #2456 CEBroker provider # 50-1651
Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling: BAP #162 CEBroker provider # 50-1651

Florida Certification Board, Inc. #159A
Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners #0339
Georgia Board of Nursing  CEBroker provider #50-1651
South Carolina Board of Nursing  CEBroker provider #50-1651
District Columbia Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
Allied profession approvals can be found at

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