Dr. Beidel begins this workshop by describing how social phobia manifests in children. She also discusses evidence-based methods for assessing social phobia symptoms in children and summarizes the effects of these symptoms on long-term functioning. Dr. Beidel then describes the research background for Social Effectiveness Therapy for Children (SET-C) as an evidence-based behavioral treatment for social phobia. Next, she identifies the content and procedures used in SET-C and discusses the role of peers in the generalization of social skills. Lastly, she describes ways to construct exposure sessions for children with social phobia and ways to encourage homework completion and family involvement in treatment. Runtime: 320 minutes.
The DVD Workshop series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology provides professionals and students instruction on the current state of the scientific evidence—and timely updates on treatments from experts in the field. Workshop videos vary in length and are designed to train professionals on the implementation of specific evidence-based interventions with youth. Printouts of the presentation, slides, reference lists and other resources are available on line.