Behavior Therapy for Tourette Syndrome and Tics: What is it? Who is it for? Does it really work?
For decades, the treatment of choice for managing tic disorders, including Tourette syndrome, has been medication. While medications can be effective, many parents prefer not to place their children on medications unless necessary. Fortunately, there has been a resurgence of research supporting the use of habit reversal training (HRT), a specialized behavior therapy for the treatment of tics which can be implemented alone or in conjunction with medication management. This presentation will provide a brief overview of tic disorders, followed by a description of HRT, including its main component ...Read more s, treatment indicators, and scientific support. This webinar is designed for mental health professionals interested in learning more about tics disorders and their treatment. Less...
- State at least 3 characteristics of tic disorders.
- Identify and define 3 key treatment components of habit reversal training for tics.
- Determine the appropriate competing response for two commonly occurring tics.
Friday, December 13, 2019
12:00 PM EST - 01:00 PM ESTRegister for this Webinar
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About the speaker
Meir Flancbaum, PsyD
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Flancbaum is Clinical Assistant Professor and Coordinator of CBT Training for the Child Psychiatry Fellows in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he received an award for Outstanding Teaching in 2016 and 2019.
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