This section of the website is devoted to providing information about evidence-based practices for professionals who work with children and families. The available videos and resources are applicable to a wide variety of professionals (e.g. teachers, mental health counselors, case workers) who work with youth and their parents.
The list of videos below is organized alphabetically by diagnosis/problem. There are two types of videos available: 1) Keynote Overviews and 2) Workshops. Keynote Overviews are designed to give a one-hour summary of the research literature about interventions for a particular disorder/problem. Workshops vary in length and are designed to train professionals on implementing the specific evidence-based intervention. Printouts of the presentation slides, reference lists, and other resources are available for both keynotes and workshops.
Learning Objectives for Keynote OverviewsAt the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
- Describe the research on interventions for a specific disorder/problem.
- Identify the interventions that are considered evidence-based.
- List the common components of evidence-based practices for a particular problem.
- Describe future directions for research.
Learning Objectives for WorkshopsAt the end of this presentation the participant will be able to:
- Identify the components belonging to a specific evidence based intervention for a particular disorder, and describe the rationale for those components.
- Demonstrate the skills necessary for implementing the intervention.
- Describe the research evidence behind the intervention.
- Describe how the disorder/problem impacts youth.
Continuing Education Information
Professionals may earn 1 continuing education credit for watching a keynote , passing the accompanying quiz, and completing the evaluation. Workshops vary in length, and therefore vary in the number of continuing education credits. Please check the description of each workshop for its length. Partial credit is not awarded, so you must complete the entire course in order to earn credit.
How to receive credit:
- In order to receive continuing education credits for watching the videos, please register here: https://ce.fiu.edu/sccap
- After watching the course, pass the accompanying quiz with a score of at least 80%
- Complete the summary evaluation
- Once these items have been complete, the link to view your Certificate of Completion will be active
- Print and submit your Certificate to the licensing board of your choice
Payment for RegistrationThe cost of receiving continuing education credit for watching Keynote Overviews costs $20 for non-members and $15 (25% off of the non-member price) for Division 53 members. Workshops cost $20/credit hour for non-members and $15/credit hour for members (25% off of the non-member price). Please refer to the course catalog for prices. Division 53 Members please contact Karen Roberts for instructions on applying the member discount.
To find out more about group rates please contact Karen Roberts.
Group RatesDiscounted rates are available for bulk purchases:
- Up to 35% off for purchasing 5-9 of the same workshop
- Up to 45% off for purchasing 10-19 of the same workshop
- Up to 50% off for purchasing 20+ of the same workshop
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- The Center for Children and Families is approved by the American Psychological Association to continuing education for psychologists. The Center for Children and Families maintains responsibility for this program.
- Most courses are also approved by the National Association of Social Workers. Please click here for the list of courses approved by NASW, along with the approval numbers and approval categories.
- The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts continuing education credit provided by APA providers towards ANCC re-certification.
- The FIU Counselor Education Program is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and a co-sponsor of the Center for Children & Families' online continuing education programs. The FIU Counselor Education Program may award NBCC-approved clock hours for events or programs that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP™ solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. Provider # 4565, effective 7/1/12.
- The Center for Children and Families is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer professional development for school psychologists. The Center for Children and Families maintains responsibility for the program.
- The Center for Children and Families is approved by the Florida Office of School Psychology, Florida Board of Psychology, and the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, and the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition.