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Rise ‘N’ Learn Webinar - Understanding Child and Adolescent Anxiety: Strategies for Support including CBT and Mindfulness-Based Approaches

October 2, 2020 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am


Professional development workshops are sponsored by a partnership between the Community Mental Health Board of Oak Park Township, Riveredge Hospital, and Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System.

Presenters: Orson Morrison, Psy.D., Director and Clinical Psychologist, DePaul University, College of Science and Health, Family and Community Services

Overview: Anxiety disorders are amongst the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric conditions in childhood. Data suggests that the prevalence rates for youth anxiety is increasing. What are the biological and environmental factors contributing to this increase and what can parents, teachers, and professionals do to support children who struggle with anxiety? Join us in reviewing the symptoms of various anxiety disorders and learn about how cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness-based approaches help to address anxiety in childhood.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the biological and environmental factors impacting childhood anxiety
  • Review the diagnostic criteria for several types of anxiety disorders in children
  • Summarize anxiety treatment models such as CBT and Mindfulness-Based approaches



Continuing Education Credits:

2.0 CEU’s are available for LCSW, LCPC, LSW, LPC and QIDP.

Following the event, attendees will receive an email with a link to the online evaluation to complete.  Once the evaluation response window closes, CEU certificates will be emailed.  This process takes approximately 14 days following the event.

Format:  You will receive a link to the Zoom webinar and instructions a few days prior to the event, if your registration fee has been paid. The email will come from so please be sure to add this email address to your safe/white list or check your Junk/Spam folder if you cannot find the email.

Registration Fee:  $10 (payment must be made online at the time of registration).

Cancellation/Refund Policy:  The registration fee is non-refundable.