Do you work with kids who constantly feel out place in social situations? Do they refuse to go to school when faced with a presentation in front of the class? Do they prefer not to eat lunch at school so they don't have to endure conversations with peers while eating?
Join Kimberly Morrow, LCSW and Elizabeth Dupont Spencer, LCSW-C for a strategy filled, interactive workshop using a form of CBT called exposure and response prevention. We will show you how exposure to embarrassing situations, challenging automatic thoughts and practicing common social interactions will help your clients develop the skills needed to take back their social life and prevent more devastating problems in their future.
- Explain the anxious brain so that your clients can understand why they avoid social situations.
- Develop and demonstrate appropriate exposures for social anxiety.
- Show the family to help their child accept their anxious thoughts and feelings and encourage brave behaviour.
- Principals of CBT / draw the anxious brain
- Thoughts, feelings, and actions
- Develop a hierarchy using trigger situations
- Social skills - practice common social interactions
- Develop and practice exposure and response prevention
- Practice challenging automatic thoughts
- Learn how to overcome obstacles to doing homework
- Demonstrate how to involve families in treatment
- Termination and relapse prevention
This is an Instructor Version and can be used for groups and training purposes.
Kimberly Morrow, LCSW, is a clinical social worker in private practice in Erie, Pennsylvania, specializing in treating people with anxiety and OCD for over 20 years and teaching other professionals how to treat OCD for over 10 years. Kimberly is a graduate of the BTI program from the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation. Kimberly is a board member of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation of Western Pennsylvania and the chairperson of the Retention and Recruitment committee of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Kimberly has developed training videos to help clinicians learn evidenced based treatment for anxiety and OCD. Kimberly is the 2012 recipient of the Clinician Outreach Award and the 2015 Member of Distinction Award from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. She is the author of Face It and Feel It: 10 Simple But Not Easy Ways to Live Well with Anxiety (2011).
Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, LCSW-C, is a licensed clinical social worker and Board approved supervisor. Trained as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, with a specialty in anxiety disorders and OCD, she has been in private practice for over twenty years, working with children, adolescents and adults. For ten years she was the co-owner of DuPont Clinical Research, a company that conducted FDA-approved clinical research studies on new medicines for anxiety and depression. Elizabeth is a member of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation, the National Association of Social Workers and of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, from which she received the 2012 Clinician Outreach Award. Elizabeth and Kimberly are co-owners of Teleconsulting for the Treatment of Anxiety and OCD, LLC, with a mission to train clinicians nation-wide in evidence based treatments. A graduate of Columbia University in New York City, and the University of Maryland at Baltimore’s School of Social Work, she completed her clinical training at the National Institutes of Health and the Catholic University of America. She is the co-author of two books, The Anxiety Cure, and The Anxiety Cure for Kids. Elizabeth works in Rockville, Maryland.
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Organisational Training Pack - £99.95