Workshops

What's the Difference? Differential Diagnoses in Adolescents

ID: 5651WEB

This is a 2-day webinar. Recognize and distinguish major diagnostic categories which affect adolescents and learn how to more accurately diagnose teens. Discuss sources of diagnostic confusion in evaluating and assessing adolescent mental health. The workshop will include didactic presentation and case centered group exercises. Participants are encouraged to bring relevant cases to discuss. Participants must attend both days to receive a certificate of completion. [Required Child & Adolescent Mental Health Certificate Program]


Fee: $100.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Clinical

Class Filled

Instructor: Janis Falvey, MS, LPC, DVS
Dates: Thursday, January 26, 2023 and Monday, January 30, 2023
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm ET
Location: Zoom (Interactive Webinar)
Online Live Webinar, Online, NJ


Webinar Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
• Identify steps involved in the process of differential diagnoses of adolescents; including thorough intake history
• Demonstrate knowledge of developmental domains in adolescents
• Discuss how to include various cross cutting measures in DSM 5 for more accurate assessment and treatment
• Recognize and describe major diagnostic categories which affect adolescents

Webinar Outline

Day 1: January 26
9:30 am Welcome/Introduction
9:35 am Adolescent Developmental Domains
10:00 am Differential Diagnosis
11:00 am Intake Hx and Emerging Measures
11:50 pm Conculsion/Q&A

Day 2: January 30
9:30 am Substance Use
10:00 am Anxiety
11:00 am Bipolar, Disruptive, Schizophrenia
11:30 am Depression
11:50 pm Case Study/Conclusion/Q&A

Target Audience

Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

About the Instructor

Janis Falvey, MS, LPC, DVS, has 35 years experience working with victims, perpetrators and family members of domestic abuse and sexual assault. Her private practice specializes in anxiety, depression and high conflict divorce families. She’s been a Rutgers instructor since 2006.

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