Conduct Disorder in Girls: Neighborhoods, Family Characteristics and Parenting Behaviors (1 Hour CEU)

Conduct Disorder in Girls: Neighborhoods, Family Characteristics, and Parenting Behaviors

(1 Hour CEU)

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Course Description: Conduct disorder is a diagnosis that is often assigned to youth who persistently exhibit behaviors that violate the rules and rights of others.  The prevalence of conduct disorder in adolescent males and females is varied, and the potential contributing factors to conduct disorder may also vary. This brief advance level course examines the differences of conduct disorder prevalence in adolescent females, and explores he relationship between conduct disorders and neighborhoods, family characteristics, and parenting behaviors.

Course Author: Bryan Glazier, PhD, LMFT, LMHC

Course Text: Pajer, K., Stein, S., Tritt, K., Chang, C.-N., Wang, W., & Gardner, W. (2008). Conduct disorder in girls: neighborhoods, family characteristics, and parenting behaviors. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 2(1), 28. doi:10.1186/1753-2000-2-28

Course Objectives: Through the completion of this course, participants will:

  1. Identify conduct disorder and difference from delinquency.
  2. Explore differences of prevalence of conduct disorder in males and females.
  3. Examine social domains and association to conduct disorder.
  4. Propose treatment and research recommendations.

This course was developed from the document: Pajer, K., Stein, S., Tritt, K., Chang, C.-N., Wang, W., & Gardner, W. (2008). Conduct disorder in girls: neighborhoods, family characteristics, and parenting behaviors. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 2(1), 28. doi:10.1186/1753-2000-2-28. https://capmh.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1753-2000-2-28