2061: Effectiveness of a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills Building Intervention (COPE) with Depressed Adolescents in Community Mental Health Settings
Major Depressive Disorder in Adolescents, Background and Significance. Theoretical foundation and evidence to support Cognitive Behavior Skills Building therapy for Depressed Adolescents. Results of Study, assessing effectiveness of COPE a Cognitive behavioral skills building intervention with depressed adolescents in a rural community mental health setting, and implications for future practice.
Speakers: Bernadette Melnyk PhD, CPNP, PMHNP, FNAP, FAAN; Pamela Lusk DNP, FPMHNP-BC
Disclosures: The speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Target Audience: APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss the critical need for depressed adolescents to receive evidence based treatment.
2. Identify the components of effective cognitive behavioral skills building interventions for depressed adolescents.
3. Discuss how evidence based MH therapies such as COPE, can be provided to teens in a variety of settings including community mental health clinics, schools, and primary care clinics.
Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 Contact Hour, upon completion of an evaluation. Certificate generated online.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Thursday, October 14th: 10:40am-11:25am
APNA 24th Annual Conference
Kentucky International Convention Center
The contact hours for this session expire: December 31, 2013