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Date: 06/10/24 @8:45am-4pm (EST) Cost: $150 

Instructor: Tatia Williams, Psy.D., LPCC-S, Psychologist

CE Credit Hours: 6 

Program Description:

This training is designed to help participants develop an understanding of basic diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis through assessment, and evidence informed treatment approaches for dealing with disruptive behavior disorders in order to help practitioners develop the confidence needed for successful outcomes. The role of parenting and family dynamics in the diagnosis and treatment of disruptive behavior disorders will also be addressed as well as ways to manage client resistance, which can be common when working with this population.  


  • Gain an understanding of the etiology, diagnosis, and evidence informed treatment of disruptive behavior disorders.


  • Recognize diagnostic criteria for disruptive behavior disorders
  • Be able to explain the importance of incorporating caregivers into treatment for youth
  • Identify at least two evidenced informed treatment interventions to practically implement in treatment

Workshop Outline:

8:45-9:45 Etiology of Disruptive Behavior

9:45-10:30 Differential diagnosis & prevalence

10:30-10:45 BREAK

10:45-12 Factors to assess for Dx & treatment

12-12:45 BREAK

12:45-2:15 Evidence-informed treatment techniques

·        Behavioral Intervention: Parent modification/management training

·        Social-emotional skills training

2:15-2:30 BREAK

2:30-3:00 Addressing resistance in treatment

3-4 Synthesis and application


Level: Introductory 


Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc. has been approved as a CE provider by the Ohio Psychological Association (#311358292), the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board (RCS060502), and as a NBCC ACEPTM No. 7265.

Skill Level: Beginner

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