Identifying and Treating Childhood Anxiety Disorders Will Be Examined in Second Spring Series Workshop
On Wednesday, April 1st, from 8:30 AM to 12 Noon, the second workshop of the FCP 2015 Spring Series will be presented by Kelly L. Drake, Ph.D., entitled “Identification and Treatment of Childhood Anxiety Disorders.”
Dr. Drake’s enlightening presentation will include an overview of childhood anxiety disorders with an emphasis on: 1) the etiology, prevalence, and functional impairment associated with these disorders; 2) the key features of each disorder that can be used to enhance identification of anxious youth; and 3) empirically-supported approaches to assessment, prevention, and treatment.
Dr. Drake is an assistant professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Drake is interested in empirically-supported cognitive behavioral interventions for children and adolescents with anxiety, mood, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. In addition, she is developing and testing behavioral treatments for youth who have co-occurring chronic headaches and anxiety.
At the end of this activity, the learner will be able to:
1. Describe factors that contribute to the development of childhood anxiety disorders.
2. Identify key diagnostic features of childhood anxiety disorders.
3. Describe efficacious preventative and treatment strategies for childhood anxiety.
Please participate in this workshop and join the continuing conversation with the Blog.
As usual, the Workshop will be held at the Health & Wellness Center Auditorium, 847 Easton Rd., Warrington, PA 18976 from 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM