2024: Predicting Treatment Response of Adolescents with Serious Emotional Disturbance
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2024:  Predicting Treatment Response of Adolescents with Serious Emotional Disturbance
Adolescents with disruptive disorders are often misdiagnosed and underserved. There is an urgent need to better understand strengths-based factors associated with treatment response in order to guide interventions to help them achieve their full potential. This 12-month longitudinal study examined whether changes in adolescent personal strengths and family functioning are associated with changes in adolescent behavioral and social functioning.

 

Speaker: Ukamaka Oruche, PhD(c), MSN, PMHCNS-BC

Disclosures: The speaker has no conflict of interest, commercial support, or off-label use to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 45 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1.  Identify the key components of a strength-based treatment approach for adolescents with disruptive disorders and their families.
2.  Describe the association of change in adolescent personal strengths with change in adolescent behavioral and social functioning based on caregiver-report.
3.  Describe the association of change in family functioning with change in adolescent behavioral and social functioning based on caregiver-report.

 

Key words:  strength-based treatment, behavioral and social functioning, child & adolescent, research

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must:  Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test.  Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

Originally Presented
October 20, 2011: 10:10am 10:55am
Child & Adolescent Track
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: January 25, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire:  October 1, 2013

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.