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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children & Adolescents
DVD Video
$299.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
DVD Video - 8+ hours
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
3/5/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  1. Explore key components of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as it relates to children and adolescents.
  2. Formulate strategies to engage children and adolescents in easy, creative and effective therapeutic cognitive behavioral activities.
  3. Apply, practice, and integrate evidence-based CBT techniques to modify and change maladaptive behaviors.
  4. Utilize best practices in developing a therapeutic alliance with children and adolescents.
  5. Analyze barriers for treatment of children and adolescents and how to reduce them.
  6. Assess, challenge and replace negative self-talk, thoughts, assumptions and core beliefs.
  7. Explore CBT modalities for strengthening cognitive skills for clients disruptive behavior disorders.
  8. Implement relationship coaching activities that promote alliance building and prosocial skills among clients with autism spectrum disorder and other disorders.
  9. Explore activities that develop resiliency and problem solving among clients who experience trauma, depression and anxiety.
  10. Implement brain-based and behavioral interventions for adolescents who struggle with disruptive behavior, anger, and family contention.
  11. Practice creative emotional regulation activities to develop emotional language and reduce dysregulation.
  12. Participate in brain-based learning activities that connect clients with the present and support healthy lifestyle habits.
  13. Communicate the importance of collaboration with families and utilize approaches to engage families in the treatment of children and adolescents.
  14. Utilize the CBT thought record and mood charting in order to enhance data based decision making.

CBT for Children & Adolescents

Core components

  • Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning
  • Identifying Core Belief Systems & Negative Thinking Patterns
  • Understanding Cognitive Distortions
  • Implementing Homework

Build Rapport & Motivation

The Importance of Family Engagement

The Creation of Self-Talk

  • Parental Resistance
  • Parental Misbehavior

Cognitive Skills

Relationship Coaching

Competency Building

Brain-based Therapy

Identify and Understand Cognitive Distortions

Skills to Modify Maladaptive Thinking

Validation to Improve Engagement

Feelings Identification and Utilization to Improve Communication Skills

Cultural & Developmental Issues


Childhood Trauma

  • Identify & Define
  • Cognitive Narratives & Trauma Stories
  • Utilization of Play
  • Alliance Building & Reciprocal Relationships
  • Resilience
  • Symptom Relief & Coping Mechanisms
  • The Use of Mind & Body


  • Assessment, Diagnosis, & Use of Medications
  • Concentration & Impulse Control
  • Metacognition
  • Relationships & Prosocial Skills
  • Time Management & Goal Setting
  • Self-Regulation
  • Brain Breaks & Healthy Habits


  • Assessment, Diagnosis, & Treatment Planning
  • Flexible Thinking
  • Sensory Integration
  • Perspective Taking & Relationship Building
  • Emotional Expression
  • Managing Expectations
  • Creating Functional Interactions
  • Social Thinking

ODD, Conduct Disorder, Disruptive Behaviors, & Anger

  • Assessment, Diagnosis, & Treatment Planning
  • Anger, Aggression, and Dysregulation
  • Communication
  • Building Alliances & Positive Relationships
  • Emotional Vocabulary & Regulation
  • Reframing Thoughts
  • Create Peace & Gratitude
  • Body Mindfulness &Control

Anxiety and OCD

  • Assessment, Diagnosis, & Use of Medications
  • Externalize & Define "Bad" Worry
  • Identify Body Reactions
  • Assertiveness Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • The Need for Control
  • Challenging Thoughts & Perspective Changing
  • Mindfulness

Mood Disorder

  • Mood, Isolation, & Emotional Expression
  • Mood Charting
  • Emotional Vocabulary & Regulation
  • Reframe Thoughts
  • Create Peace & Gratitude
  • Body Mindfulness & Control

Self-Injurious Behaviors, & Suicidality

  • Assessment, Treatment Strategies
  • Self-Esteem & Confidence Building
  • Identify Negative Self-Talk
  • Problem Solving & Coping Skills
  • Foster Motivation
  • The Impacts of Being Healthy

Parental Supports

  • Identify Parenting Styles
  • Your Kid(s) & Their Differing Needs
  • Attachment
  • Receive & Give Love
  • Utilize Choices as a Problem Solving Skill
  • Set & Keep Limits & Boundaries
  • Structure & Routine
  • How to Structure Rewards & Punishments
  • "Time Outs" for Parents
  • Improve Parent-Child Bonding/Interactions

Special Circumstances

The Importance of Collaboration

School Implementation

Group Implementation



Amanda Crowder, LCSW, is co-author of the best-selling book CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents: Over 200 Worksheets & Exercises for Trauma, ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, Depression & Conduct Disorders. Amanda is an expert at moving evidence-based interventions into practical methods for application and moving research into action. She has created and adapted evidence-based interventions to work with the most challenging children, adolescents, and families in the most difficult situations. By helping to establish the Trauma Informed Care initiative within Carolinas Medical Center, Amanda has proven her leadership in moving clinical concepts into practice.

Amanda runs a private practice in Charlotte, NC, and continues to work for Carolinas Medical Center within a crisis center and virtual mental health emergency room. Her specialties include depression, anxiety, trauma, behavioral issues, and family issues. Amanda uses realness, humor, and passion to build rapport with clients and audiences.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Amanda Crowder is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Amanda Crowder has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
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