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Treating anxious and depressed youth with ASD during COVID-19
In this webinar, learn about the unique challenges facing youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and co-occurring anxiety or depression and how to best treat these patients during the pandemic. Discussion topics will include strategies to facilitate coping with changes in routine, how treatment techniques differ between in-person and telehealth care, and tips for modifying telehealth treatment to increase participation, engagement, and response.
Treating co-occurring mental health and addiction during COVID-19: Cultural and community factors
Part two of this series will highlight important cultural considerations when treating patients struggling with co-occurring mental health and addiction during the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional discussion topics will include the use of pharmacotherapy when delivering treatment via telehealth and specific interventions, and how clinicians can assist patients in building community with others during the pandemic.
Treating co-occurring mental health and addiction during COVID-19: Considerations for telehealth
In part one of this webinar series, learn about the factors that must be considered when using telehealth to treat patients with a substance use disorder. This presentation will also include discussions about the unique treatment factors impacting the patient population, potential risks, and the importance of conducting a risk assessment with patients through telehealth.
Treating eating disorders during COVID-19: Considerations for evidence-based treatment in youth
Part two of this series will review the key components of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and family-based treatment (FBT), examine how to apply them when treating youth and their families, and explore areas where these evidence-based approaches overlap. Additional discussion topics will include the role of familial accommodation and adjustments that can be made to CBT and FBT in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Treating eating disorders during COVID-19: Effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for adults
In part one of this webinar series, learn how to develop modifications to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that are responsive to the lifestyle changes required during social distancing. With a particular focus on treating adults, this presentation will also discuss an empirically supported CBT model of eating disorders, applying CBT to a variety of features of eating disorders, how to assess and manage medical morbidities, and considerations for telehealth.
Treating trauma during COVID-19: Factors for adapting treatment to telehealth
Part two of this webinar series will address the differences in treatment approach when comparing telehealth and in-person delivery, address assessment and treatment concerns caused by environmental stressors such as COVID-19, and discuss the impact that relaxing quarantine and stay-at-home orders has on treatment.
Treating trauma during COVID-19: Treatment considerations amid social distancing
Learn how to make adjustments to adequately address patients with trauma or PTSD symptoms while being mindful of their unique needs, abilities, and self-care during social distancing
Treating depression during COVID-19: Building connections and increasing engagement
This presentation will address the challenges of activity scheduling and creating a cohesive group in light of the social distancing guidelines in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Explore creative solutions and uncover values based behavioral activation assignments relating to the current health crisis.
Treating depression during COVID-19: Considerations for psychological and psychiatric treatment
Review behavioral activation theory and pharmacotherapy for depression, and gain an understanding of the benefits of a combined approach, in part one of this webinar series. Time will also be spent identifying necessary modifications for pharmacotherapy during COVID-19 and adaptations for behavioral activation, which are necessary when treatment is provided via telehealth.