“Current Guidelines for Treatment and Behavioral Interventions for Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders” [Video Replay & Podcast #422]
Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#422), download the slide presentation, and learn how to get a certificate of attendance for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on September 22, 2022.
Children who have ADHD are at an increased risk for developing chronic tic disorders, including Tourette syndrome. It is important that providers assess a child’s symptoms and provide a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation so that both conditions are included in a treatment plan.
In this webinar, you will learn about:
- Tourette syndrome, the different types of tic disorders, and their accompanying symptoms
- Co-occurring conditions of tic disorders
- Current guidelines for treatment and behavioral interventions for Tourette syndrome and tic disorders
- Why parent training is important in behavior therapy
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More on Tic Disorders and ADHD
- Download: Is It More Than Just ADHD?
- Read: What a Chronic Tic Disorder Looks Like
- Read: How to Treat Tic Disorders
Obtain a Certificate of Attendance
If you attended the live webinar on September 22, 2022, watched the video replay, or listened to the podcast, you may purchase a certificate of attendance option (cost: $10). Note: ADDitude does not offer CEU credits. Click here to purchase the certificate of attendance option »
Meet the Expert Speaker:
John Piacentini, Ph.D., ABPP, is a board-certified clinical child and adolescent psychologist and Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. He directs the UCLA Child OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders Clinic and Tourette Association Center of Excellence, which provide diagnostic evaluation and treatment (both therapy and medication) for children and teens with these conditions.
He also directs the UCLA Center for Child Anxiety Resilence, Education, and Support (CARES), which provides education and programming to parents, teachers, and clinicians about anxiety prevention and management.
Dr. Piacentini’s research focuses on the development and testing of effective treatments for youth OCD, anxiety, tics, and body focused repetitive disorders. He has played a lead role in several major treatment studies for these disorders and has published over 300 scientific papers and chapters and nine books.
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