Evidence-based Practice with Children and Adolescents

Evidence-based Practice with
Children and Adolescents
Course Description
This seminar will provide an overview of evidencebased practices in integrated behavioral health
settings with children and youth that experience cooccurring health and behavioral health issues
including mental illnesses, substance use disorders,
trauma and behavioral disorders. This seminar uses a
developmental framework within an ecological
perspective as the foundation for the exploration of
assessment, prevention and intervention skills and
models that address complex problems of at-risk
children, youth, and their families.
Learning Objectives
Identify strategies to actively engage children,
youth and families in the therapeutic process.
Engage in developmentally and culturally
appropriate assessment strategies.
Explore evidence-based practice process and
identify evidence-based prevention and
intervention strategies that are compatible with
child/youth and family/caretaker goals, needs,
circumstances, culture and values.
Presented by
Dr. Shannon Cooper- Sadlo
Associate Clinical Professor, currently teaches
BSSW level practice courses and MSW courses in
the clinical concentration at Saint Louis University.
Shannon is a graduate of the Saint Louis University
BSSW program, the University of Denver MSW
program, and obtained her PhD in Family Therapy
from Saint Louis University. She has been in clinical
practice with various populations and specializes in
areas of family therapy, substance use, co-occurring
disorders, and trauma. In these positions, she has had
significant experience working with individuals and
families in hospitals and community settings.
Friday, June 24, 2016
9:00 a.m.-4:00 pm
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Pre-register by June 10, 2016
6 CEHs
This course is presented free of
You may pre-register online at http://www.slu.edu/x13020.xml
If you need special accommodations, or have questions or concerns, please email [email protected] or call 314-977-6858
All programs are held at Il Monastero
3050 Olive Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63103
Free parking is located in front of the building.
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