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Self-Regulation and Adolescence

Course #: 06-617

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CE Course Description

The role of self-regulation in enabling educational achievement and in promoting physical, emotional, social and economic health across the lifespan is widely recognized. This brief, intermediate level education course, developed using information from the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, US. Department of Health and Human Services, provides a framework for understanding self-regulation and its development, and in particular how it impacts adolescents.  Key principals are discussed as well as how acute and chronic stress impact the development of self-regulation, and what the science of adolescent self-regulation is saying.

CE Course Objectives

1. Summarize the key principals of self-regulation and its development.

2. Evaluate the factors that influence how a young person will self-regulate in any given situation.

3. Discuss how acute and chronic stress impact the development of self-regulation and what research is saying about its relationship.

4. Identify the need to focus on self-regulation in older adolescents and young adults, as well as the impact of self-regulation interventions during this critical period.

5. Outline research findings pertaining to the challenges and potential solutions surrounding scientific communication about self-regulation during adolescence.

6. Review strategies to increase public understanding and support for interventions designed to improve developmental outcomes among this age group.



Instructor Notes
The Mindful team consists of numerous behavioral health professionals with a plethora of clinical experience as well as backgrounds in higher education, including teaching at the university level. Our three consulting psychologists review the appropriate course material, based on their experience and expertise that aligns with program content, to ensure that it enhances interdisciplinary understanding and is consistent with a systematic, research-based approach to promoting continued education and for synthesizing new knowledge into the clinician’s professional environment.

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