2010-2011

Evidence-Based Approaches in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

This series is designed to provide health and mental health professionals, educators, and students with current strategies for understanding, identifying, and treating children with mental health problems. Each session will consist of a workshop reviewing current evidence and training in strategy implementation. To register for any of the workshops listed below please click here.

The Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Florida International University’s Center for Children and Families, and The Children’s Trust present Training in Evidence-based Interventions for Childhood and Adolescent Mental Health Problems

All workshops are held at the:

Center for Children and Families
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th St, AHC I, Rm 110
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-0477; (305) 348-3646 (fax)
http://ccf.fiu.edu

March 9-10, 2011

“School-Based Behavioral and Academic Strategies for Students with ADHD" and "Consultative Problem-Solving with Teachers” presented by George DuPaul, Ph.D., Professor of School Psychology and Chair, Department of Education and Human Services, LeHigh University.

This workshop is a two day workshop. Day 1 will be held from 9:00-5:00 with an hour lunch break. Day 2 will be held from 9:00-12:30. A maximum of 9 CE credits.

March 11, 2011

“Putting children first: Proven strategies for reducing risk and helping children thrive after divorce” presented by JoAnne Pedro-Carroll, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, "Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies to help Children Thrive after Divorce", University of Rochester.

This workshop is a four hour workshop. Training will be held from 9:00-1:00. A maximum of 4 CE credits.

• Participants should purchase a copy of the book, Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce published by Avery/Penguin, which is available online at www.pedro-carroll.com or Amazon, or any book store.

March 15-16, 2011

“Discrete Trial Training for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Curriculum Development, Trouble-shooting, and Generalization” by Tristram Smith, Ph.D., Department of Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, University of Rochester.

This workshop is a two day workshop. Day 1 will be held from 9:00-5:00 with an hour lunch break. Day 2 will be held from 9:00-12:30. A maximum of 10 CE credits.

April 28, 2011

“Social Learning Theory and Anxiety, Adolescents and Tasks of Development” by Anne Marie Albano, Ph.D., ABPP, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry), and the Director of the Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Columbia University

This is a one day workshop from 9:00am—5:00pm with an hour lunch break. A maximum of 7 CE credits.

May 13, 2011

Keynote: Evidence-Based Treatment of OCD in Children and Adolescents and Workshop: Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Childhood OCD: An Integrated Child and Family Approach by John Piacentini, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Director, Child OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders Program, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles.

This is a one day workshop with a keynote from 9am—10:30am and the workshop from 10:30am—5pm with an hour lunch break. A maximum of 7 CE credits.

May 19-20, 2011

“ADHD and Mania: What should you know? Why should you care?” and “Evidence-Based Medication Treatment of Depression and Anxiety in Young People” by Gabrielle A. Carlson, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Stony Brook University School of Medicine

This workshop is a two day workshop. Day one will be held from 2:00pm – 4:00pm and day two will be held from 9:30am – 10:30am. A maximum of 3 CE credits.

June 9-10, 2011

“Behavior Therapy for Tourette Syndrome in Children” and “Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT)” by Douglas Woods, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Associate Dean of Social Sciences, Education and Business, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

This is a two day workshop. Day one will be commence with a keynote from 9:00am – 10:30am and a workshop from 10:30am – 5:00pm with an hour for lunch. Day two will be held from 9am to Noon to finalize the workshop. A maximum of 10 CE credits.

June 14, 2011

“SafeCare ®: History and Programmatic Development of an Evidence-Based Practice to Prevent Child Maltreatment” and “Training Trainers in the SafeCare ® Model: Issues in Implementation” byJohn R. Lutzker, Ph.D., Professor of Public Health at Georgia State University, Director of the Center for Healthy Development, College of Health and Human Sciences, Georgia State University

This is a one day workshop with a keynote from 9:00am – 10:30am and a workshop from 10:30am – 1:00pm. A maximum of 4 CE credits

CONTINUING EDUCATION

The CCF has been approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The CCF maintains responsibility for the program. All workshops have been approved for CE credits.

CEU's provided by FIU Center for Children and Families for Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology, Florida Office of School Psychology (BAP 50-12872).