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10 Things to Know about Depression in Children and Adolescents
3 Inservice Credits/ 45 hours Instructor: Malka Ismach, Ph.D. May 1-30, July 1-30
Depression is a common mood disorder that many of us are all too familiar with. Some have experienced it themselves, others have watched family members or close friends suffer from it, and others have suspected that students who they work with are demonstrating depressive symptoms. In this course, you will learn about depression, where it comes from, what it looks like, how to identify it, ways to help and so much more. This course will enlighten and educate you and hopefully make you a more sensitive educator. The information learned in this course will help anyone who interacts with children and adolescents. The course is relevant to all who work in schools and with children of all ages in all settings.
This course was developed for school administrators, regular and special education teachers (grades K-12 and ages 5 to 21),special area teachers, school psychologists, school counselors, guidance counselors, social workers, speech and language therapists and pathologists and occupational and physical therapists.