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. Contact us for information.

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

Revised 2018

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:  Psychologists, school psychologists, 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.

Program Services Continuing Education is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Program Services Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Program Services is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. #5978

Social Work State Licensing Board Approval Information for Continuing Education: Program Services is directly approved in Florida and Alabama for Social Workers
States that accept Program Services credits because of our national approvals: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin 
Accepts Program Services credits because we hold another state SW board approval: Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia Cross-disciplinary
States with no specified requirements/limitations or self- submit after the fact Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wyoming, New Mexico 
Program Services credits not available for Social Work in these states: Hawaii, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana

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 Board of Psychology. BAP#162 CEBroker provider # 50-1651
Florida Office of School Psychology. 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
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