This course will focus on teaching care providers how to provide empirically-supported parent education on management of common behavioral concerns among children with CF. Topics will include improving cooperation during daily medical cares and at mealtimes, communicating with children and their siblings about CF, screening for the need for behavioral intervention services, and other areas of interest.
Summarize to provide guidance to parents about evidence-based behavioral management strategies to overcome medical regimen adherence barriers and reduce common child behavioral concerns.
Identify parent-child communication challenges and strategies for improving family communication.
Employ knowledge of empirically-supported screening tools to identify children in need of behavioral intervention.