Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are among the most prevalent problems affecting children and adolescents. These disorders can interfere significantly with functioning in a wide range of domains and if left untreated, could have a negative impact on the child’s ability to form effective strategies and possibly led to the development of other mental health conditions. This training will provide an overview of anxiety disorders and how they common present within the pediatric population.

CEs/CMEs are available for this training

Learning Objectives

After completing this training, you will be able to:

  • Understand the nature of anxiety
  • Identify normal and abnormal presentations of anxiety throughout development
  • Understand assessment tools used to diagnosis anxiety disorders in children
  • Describe evidence-based treatment approaches for anxiety
  • Understand ways to adapt and tailor treatments for special populations
  • Tailor this information to your particular role on the patients’ care team

Course Information

Estimated Time: 1 hour


Course Instructor

  • Christine Crawford headshotChristine Crawford
    MD, MPH
  • Michelle P. Durham headshotMichelle P. Durham
    MD, MPH


1 year of access
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