Virtual CEU: School-Related Anxiety & Avoidance – The Dorm x Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety & Related Disorders
School avoidance and anxiety are associated with a number of negative outcomes, including academic decline, loneliness, family conflict, and challenges transitioning to college or work. In this timely CE Event, The Dorm and the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety & Related Disorders we will outline how professionals can best support teens and their parents.
When: Thursday, October 14 (Virtual)
Time: 3-4 pm EST
Presenters: Amanda Fialk, PhD, LCSW (she/her) Partner & Chief Clinical Officer, The Dorm / Anthony Puliafico, PhD Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology – Columbia University Medical Center
-Identify the four primary functions of school avoidance in youth.
-Describe cognitive-behavioral interventions to help teens manage school-related anxiety
-List behavioral interventions that parents and caregivers can use to promote more consistent school attendance
About The Dorm
Since 2009, The Dorm’s mission has been to guide young adults ages 17 to 35 towards greater personal independence through our full-service treatment community with locations on the Upper West Side of New York City and at Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C.