Social Anxiety Disorder in Adolescents and Children
by Instructor: Linda L. Openshaw, DSW, LCSW
Credentialed for: Psychology Continuing Education | ContinuingEducation.com

$20.00

i 1.00 CEH

Course Overview

Social anxiety disorder, formerly known as social phobia, generally has its onset in childhood or adolescence, but it may also appear in adult populations. About 40% of child or teenage patients recover before reaching adulthood. However, social anxiety disorder is chronic and debilitating, which results in poor peer relationships and limited success in social interactions. Identifying the diagnostic criteria of social anxiety disorder according to the DSM-5 is insufficient in and of itself when treating children and adolescents.

About the Course Author

Linda L. Openshaw, DSW, LCSW, is professor and MSW program director in the School of Social Work at Texas A&M University, Commerce. Linda L. Openshaw, DSW, LCSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

  • American Psychological Association

    1.00HOURS

    Relias, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Relias, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • Association of Social Work Boards

    1.00HOURS

    Relias, LLC, #1273, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Relias LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 02/10/2018-02/10/2021. Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, post-tests. This module is Reading-based. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 Clinical continuing education clock hours.


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-SW26
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-03-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-02-15
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe the prevalence and epidemiological rates of social anxiety disorder; Differentiate alternative diagnoses; Explain the pharmacological protocols best suited for use with children and adolescents with social anxiety disorder
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: intermediate level Social Workers; Psychologists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

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  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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