4014-17: Typologies of Aggressive Behavior in Children: Implications For Assessment, Treatment and Referral

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4014-17: Typologies of Aggressive Behavior in Children:  Implications For Assessment, Treatment and Referral

The purpose of this presentation is to present typologies of aggressive behavior in children that include verbal aggression, aggression against property, self-aggression, sexual aggression, and aggression against others. Strategies for treatment and referral for each typology will be discussed.

Presenters: James J. Weidel PhD, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC; Janet Standard, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  37 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand varying typologies of aggressive behavior in children.
  2. Apply concepts of each typology in informing assessment and treatment decisions for patients.
  3. Discuss the importance of identification of each typology to specific patient treatment options and and to target desired outcomes.

Keywords: Aggressive Behavior, Children, Behavioral Disorders

Continuing Nursing Education:
 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:15am - 11:00am

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019

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