CE Credit

Childhood Anxiety Disorders

Welcome to the training on Childhood Anxiety Disorders provided by Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Credit hours: 1.25 CE

Goal

The goal of this module is to equip Texas Health Steps providers and others to screen for and identify childhood anxiety in a primary care setting, make appropriate referrals when needed, and provide ongoing care and coordination.

Target Audience

Texas Health Steps providers and other interested health-care professionals.

Specific Learning Objectives

After completing the activities of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Summarize the signs and symptoms of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents.
  2. Apply current recommendations for screening children and adolescents for anxiety disorders as part of routine clinical practice.
  3. Examine the role of the medical home in the treatment and ongoing management of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents.

Please note this module expires on 7/17/2022.

This module was released on 7/17/2019.

Accreditation Statement

Disclosures

The medical definitions provided in this module were adapted or obtained from the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders–Fifth Edition (DSM-5), Healthline.com, Indiana University, Oxford University Press, PsychCentral, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.