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Practical Techniques for Working with Clients with Anxiety

CE Hours 2

About this course

This course will help you skillfully and confidently work with your most anxious clients. We will explore ways to talk about anxiety disorders, understand symptoms and diagnosis, use the Cognitive Model of anxiety, as well as conventional and evidence based integrative treatment modalities and interventions. You will also learn some strategies to help clients down-regulate their nervous system. The interactive format will include demonstrations, case examples and opportunities to practice your new clinical skills. You will leave with concrete strategies you can apply immediately with your clients! Handout included.

Learning Objectives

  • 1. define two concepts associated with anxiety disorders.
  • 2. differentiate stress, worry, anxiety, and trauma.
  • 3. explain the diagnostic criteria for GAD and Adjustment Disorder presented in the DSM-5, as well as trauma and common differential diagnoses.
  • 4. able to apply 3 evidence based clinical interventions for anxiety disorders that help down regulate the nervous system.
  • 5. identify cognitive model of anxiety and how it can inform treatment interventions for anxiety disorders.

Learning Levels

  • Beginner and Intermediate, all levels welcomed

Target Audience

All mental health professionals

Course Instructor(s)

  • Erena DiGonis, LCSW-R

    Erena DiGonis, LCSW-R is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Health Coach, and Certified Clinical Anxiety and Trauma Treatment Professional. Erena has twenty-one years of practical and professional experience as an active clinician, teacher, and supervisor. She has worked in a variety of community, psychiatric, in-home, and private practice settings with hundreds of complex cases. Erena is a sought-after writer, speaker, and consultant and has been featured in Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Psychology Today, Reader’s Digest, Women's Health, and MEL magazine. She has reviewed book proposals for the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). She is also an Advisory Board Member for the CPTSD Foundation.

Disclosure

Erena DiGonis and planners have no financial disclosures or commercial bias or promote commercial interests during CE activities.

CE Process Info

Content

  • Materials
    2 parts
    • Anxiety Handout
    • Webinar recording 1

CE Approvals

  • New York State Education Department's State Board for SW (NYSW)

    EngagedMinds Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0676.

  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

    EngagedMinds Continuing Education has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7455. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. EngagedMinds Continuing Education is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

  • New York State Education Department's State Board for LMHC (NYS LMHC)

    EngagedMinds Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0284.

  • New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners (NYS LMFT)

    EngagedMinds Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0117.

Practical Techniques for Working with Clients with Anxiety
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  • CE Hours
    2
  • Type
    Self-Paced
  • Publication Date
    Jul 10th, 2023

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