National Board 

of Forensic 

Evaluators

Child & Adolescent Development Behavior Homestudy

  • 13 Apr 2018
  • 12 Apr 2031

Registration

  • 8.5 hours (NBCC)
    5.5 hours (APA)
    Select this option if you are a member of NBFE (i.e., CFMHE, applicant, or candidate) or a member of a partnering organization (see www.nbfe.net/partners for a full listing of partnering organizations)
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  • 8.5 hours (NBCC)
    5.5 hours (APA)
    Select this option if you are neither a member of NBFE (i.e., CFMHE, applicant, or candidate) nor are you a member of a partnering organization (see www.nbfe.net/partners for current list of partnering organizations)

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This course contains advanced training in assessment, diagnostics and treating child, adolescent and adult psychopathology. The content of this training includes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, early soft signs, how to use anxiety to treat disruptive behavior, the psychopath, profiles of the Uncaring Child Syndrome, chemical dependence, dominance and the treatment process.

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  1. To enable mental health professionals assess and differentially diagnose children & adolescent pathology.

  2. To differentiate normal child & adolescent development from pathological development.

  3. To provide mental health professionals the skills to effectively treat maladaptive behavior of children & adolescents.

  4. To enhance skills in identifying and recognizing early pathological signs of early development.


  Norman Hoffman, Ph.D., Ed.D., LMHC, LMFT, CFMHE, CCCE, CFBA

Dr. Norman Hoffman is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, and Founder and President of the National Board of Forensic Evaluators (NBFE). He is an experienced expert witness, forensic examiner, author, and jazz musician. Dr. Hoffman developed the Hoffman Organicity Test (HOT), which aids clinicians in differentiating between organic brain disorders, non-organic disorders, and psychotic disorders.  Dr. Hoffman began his work with the Devereux Foundation in 1963, specializing as a music therapist for children. In 1969, he then completed a one-year clinical internship at the Menninger Memorial Hospital in Kansas. That experience led to his first book, Hear the Music! A New Approach to Mental Health. His work in the field of organic brain damage led to The Hoffman Organicity Test.

8.5 NBCC, CEs 

5.5 APA, CEs 

Cost: $84.00 (members) or $99.00 (non-members)

152 pages (home study book) plus 1.5 hour video

The material includes a copy of Bad Children Can Happen to Good Parents., Additionally, you will receive a 1.5 hour video of a seminar on Uncaring Children.  you will need to pass a brief post test. 

Preface

Bad Children Can Happen to Good Parents: A Survival Manual for Parents of Difficult Children offers hope for parents who have been forced to accept guilt for the antisocial behavior of their children. It is a manual that challenges not only classical and modern psychology, but also puts an end to the popular myth, “There are no bad children, only bad parents.” Readers will be introduced to the “Uncaring Child Syndrome” and “uncaring children.” These terms are used interchangeably to characterize children who lack bonding and generally are disconnected from their caretakers. Uncaring children lack a sense of guilt and remorse. They blame others for their problems, misconducts, and behaviors. They are skillful manipulators who demonstrate a fixed pattern of blatant hostility, selfishness, irresponsibility, and callousness.

Many uncaring children are commonly diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder and other conduct maladies. Although these diagnoses define some of the behavioral traits of children, uncaring children also have some of the character traits of adult antisocial personality disorder. Therefore, diagnosing “uncaring children” requires specific data to diagnose this condition accurately. Finally, help is available. Dr. Norman E. Hoffman – a highly regarded psychotherapist, president of the National Board of Forensic Evaluators, and a board-certified mental health counselor specializing in the needs of problem children – gives us relief in knowing that bad children can happen to good parents. Now, there is help and hope for those parents who are seeking to correct the maladaptive behavior of their children.

V. G. Watt, Ph.D., LCSW


 

The National Board of Forensic Evaluators (NBFE) has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6189.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  NBFE is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. 


NBFE is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  NBFE maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


NBFE is recognized and endorsed by the American Mental Health Counselors Association.

The National Board of Forensic Evaluators (NBFE) has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6189. This homestudy is approved for 8.5 contact hours (8.5 CEs) for registrants seeking NBCC CEs. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  NBFE is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. 

8.5 hours (NBCC); 5.5 hours (APA) 

This workshop has been approved for 8.5 CEs with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, & Mental Health Counseling, CE Broker Tracking # 20-894662 (CE Broker Provider #50-15823).

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