Generalised Anxiety Disorder (Children & Adolescents)

Can be taken as an individual course or as a part of:

Approved by the British Psychological Society for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

1 day 9:30am – 5:30pm 7 CPD hours

Course Brief

Module of Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Adolescents

Learning outcomes for the day will be:

  • How common is Generalised Anxiety Disorder and what are the factors that increase the risk for this problem
  • What other factors might be present when we see a child with Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • How can you help a child identify worry processes and develop problem solving skills instead of ruminating
  • How to measure, assess and formulate Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • Using CBT to treat Generalised Anxiety Disorder at an individual level and with parents

SDS’ Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Adolescents is Approved by the British Psychological Society

Course Tutor

Dr Rebecca Linnell
Principal Clinical Psychologist

Dr Rebecca Linnell worked in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Manchester for over 10 years, in 2012 she joined the Psychological Therapies Training Centre in Salford to develop the CYP IAPT programme, a Government initiative aiming to transform children’s mental health services. For many years she’s been involved in training mental health professionals, leading the CBT Pathway of the Postgraduate Diploma in Evidence-based Psychotherapies for Children and Young People.