2011-2012

Evidence-Based Approaches in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

In collaboration with the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and The Children's Trust, Florida International University’s Center for Children and Families announces its Fall 2011 Speaker Series on 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 and adolescents with mental health problems.

To register for any of the keynotes/workshops listed below please click here.

There are two types of presentations available: 1) Keynote overviews are 60 minutes presentations designed to provide a review of the literature for interventions on the identified disorder. There are no fees for keynote overviews; 2) Workshops are designed to teach specific skills to implement the interventions. Workshops cost $150. A partial fee waiver of $100 is available for TRUST affiliates and MDCPS employees.

All presentations 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

Click here for directions to the Center for Children and Families at Florida International University

The CCF is approved by the American Psychological Association to continuing education for psychologists. The CCF maintains responsibility for this program. Many presentations have also been approved for CE credit by other licensing boards. Please check below for details on a specific workshop. This page is continually being updated as we receive approval.

Spring 2012:

January 13, 2012 from 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Keynote Overview: "Child Custody Mediation: A Way to help Divorcing Parents be Parents, so their Kids can be Kids" presented by Robert E. Emery, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia, Director of the Center for Children , Families, and the Law, Associate Editor, Family Court Review, Click here for more information

Dr. Emery's book: "Renegotiating Family Relationships" will be available for purchase on January 13th. For more information about Dr. Emery and his work please visit: http:/emeryondivorce.comindex.php

A maximum of 1 CE credit can be earned for this keynote overview.

This talk has also been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology.

January 13, 2012 from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Workshop: "Child Custody Mediation: An Introduction to the Emotional Dynamics of Divorce, the Process of Mediation, and Developmentally Sensitive Parent Plans" presented by Robert E. Emery, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia, Director of the Center for Children , Families, and the Law, Associate Editor, Family Court Review; Click here for more information

Dr. Emery's book: "Renegotiating Family Relationships" will be available for purchase on January 13th. For more information about Dr. Emery and his work please visit: http:/emeryondivorce.comindex.php

A maximum of 5 CE credits can be earned for this workshop.

This workshop is free of charge for the Children's Trust affiliates. Non-affiliates cost = $75

This talk has also been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology.

January 27, 2012 from 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Workshop: "Time Out from Positive Reinforcement for Children with ADHD" presented by Gregory A. Fabiano, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology, University of Buffalo, The State University of New York; Click here for more information

A maximum of 3.5 CE credits can be earned for this workshop.

This workshop is free of charge for the Children's Trust affiliates. Non-affiliates cost = $52

This talk has also been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology.

February 9th & 10th from 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Workshop: "Principles and Techniques of Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Adolescent Depression" presented by Laura Mufson, Ph.D., ABPP, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Director of the Department of Clinical Psychology at New York State Psychiatric Institute, & Jami F. Young, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, Rutgers University. Click here for more information

A maximum of 13 CE credits can be earned for this 2-day workshop.

This workshop is free of charge for the Children's Trust affiliates. Non-affiliates cost= $195

This talk has also been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts continuing education credit provided by APA providers towards ANCC re-certification.

March 9, 2012 from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Workshop: " When Children Refuse School: A Prescriptive Treatment Approach" presented by Anne Marie Albano, Ph.D., ABPP, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, Director, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Columbia University Medical Center; Click here for more information

A maximum of 5.5 CE credits can be earned for this workshop.

This workshop is free of charge for the Children's Trust affiliates. Non-affiliates cost= $82

This talk has also been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts continuing education credit provided by APA providers towards ANCC re-certification.

March 16, 2012 from 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Keynote Overview: "Evidence-Based Interventions for Child Physical Abuse and Family Conflict" presented by David J. Kolko, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, & Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Director, Special Services Unit, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

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This talk has also been approved for 1 CE credits by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology; Provider# BAP 50-12872.

April 6, 2012 from 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Keynote Overview: "Evidence-Based Psychosocial Interventions for Pediatric Obesity" presented by David A. Janicke, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida;

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There is no fee to attend. A maximum of 1 CE credit can be earned for this keynote.

This talk has also been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology; Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts continuing education credit provided by APA providers towards ANCC re-certification.

April 19 & 20, 2012 from 9:30 - 5:00 both days

Workshop: "Multidimensional Family Therapy for Adolescent Substance Abuse and Delinquency" presented by University of Miami Miller School of Medicine- Howard Liddle, Ed.D., ABPP, Gayle Dakof, Ph.D., Cindy Rowe, Ph.D., Juan Carlos Gonzalez, M.S., Doris Perdomo Johnson, LMFT., Renyale Cotton, LCSW, Alessandra Marotti, Psy.D., and Elaina King, MSW.

May 18, 2012 from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Workshop:" Rationale and Principle Interventions in Family-Based Treatment (FBT) for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa" presented by: James Lock, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Child Psychiatry & Pediatrics, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Stanford Child and Adolescent Eating Disorder Program, Stanford University School of Medicine & Daniel Le Grange, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, Director, Eating Disorders Clinic, The University of Chicago Medical Center.

This talk has also been approved for a total of 4.5 CE credits by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology; Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition Provider # BAP 50-12872.

This workshop is free of charge for the Children's Trust affiliates. Non-affiliates cost= $67.

June 1, 2012 from 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Workshop: Social Effectiveness Therapy for Children (SET-C): Behavioral Treatment for Children with Social Phobia presented by Deborah C. Beidel, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor and Director, Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, University of Central Florida.

This talk has also been approved for 13 CE credits by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology. Provider# BAP 50-12872.

This workshop is free of charge for the Children's Trust affiliates. Non-affiliates cost= $ 97.

Fall 2011:

Click here for a complete printable schedule of the 2011 Speaker Series.

September 16th 2011 from 9:30-11:00 am Keynote Overview: "Evidenced-Based Approach to Assessment and Evaluation for Child Mental Health" presented by Paul J. Frick, Ph.D., University Distinguished Professor; Chair, Department of Psychology. Click here for more information.

A maximum of 1.5 CE credits can be earned for this keynote overview.

This talk has also been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology.

September 22, 2011 from 4:00-5:00 pm

Keynote Overview: "Evidence-Based Practices for Bipolar Spectrum Disorders in Youth" presented by Mary Fristad, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology and Nutrition, The Ohio State University. Click here for more information.

A maximum of 1 CE credit can be earned for this keynote overview.

This talk has also been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology.

September 23, 2011 from 9:00-4:30 pm

Workshop: "Psychotherapy for Children with Bipolar Disorder" presented by Mary Fristad, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology and Nutrition, The Ohio State University. Click here for more information.

A maximum of 6.5 CE credits can be earned for this workshop.

This talk has also been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology.

Purchasing Dr. Fristad's manual "Psychotherapy for Children with Bipolar and Depressive Disorders" is highly recommended. Workbooks associated with the manual can be purchased by clicking on this link. The manual will be available for purchase during the workshop at a discounted price.

October 6, 2011 from 9:00-5:00 & October 7, 2011 from 9:00-5:00

2-day workshop: "ACTION: Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Depressed Youth and their Parents" presented by Kevin Stark, Ph.D., Professor, Educational Psychology, School Psychology; Clinical Director, Texas Child Study Center, Dell Children's Medical Center The University of Texas at Austin.

The accompanying manuals for this workshop are "Treating Depressed Youth: Therapists Manual for 'ACTION'" and "Treating Depressed Youth: Parent Manual for 'ACTION'" and can be purchased by clicking on the links.

A maximum of 14 CE credits can be earned for this 2-day workshop.

This talk has also been approved for 14.0 CE credits by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology. Provider# BAP 50-12872.

October 31, 2011 from 12:00-1:00 pm

Keynote Overview: "Evidence-Based Treatment for Adolescents with Anorexia and Bulimia" presented by Daniel Le Grange, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience Director, Eating Disorders Clinic The University of Chicago Medical Center. Click here for more information.

A maximum of 1 CE credit can be earned for this keynote overview.

This talk has also been approved for 1.0 CE credits by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology; Florida Board of Dietetics and Nutrition. Provider# BAP 50-12872.

November 18, 2011 from 9:00-10:00 am

Keynote Overview: "Evidence-Based Interventions for Adolescents with Substance Use Problems" presented by Ken Winters, Ph.D. Professor of Psychiatry Director, Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research University of Minnesota. Click here for more information.

A maximum of 1 CE credit can be earned for this keynote overview.

This talk has been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology. BAP 50-12872.

November 18, 2011 from 10:30-4:00 pm

Workshop: "What's Motivation Got to do With it? How to use a Brief Intervention for Adolescents with Substance Abuse Problems" presented by Ken Winters, Ph.D. Professor of Psychiatry Director, Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research University of Minnesota. Click here for more information.

A maximum of 4.5 CE credits can be earned for this workshop.

Registered participants will be sent an electronic copy of the treatment manual (pdf) free of charge!

This talk has been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology. BAP 50-12872.

December 2, 2011 from 9:30-10:30 am

Keynote Overview: "Suicide Risk Assessment & Formulation in Children and Adolescents: An Evidence-Based Approach" presented by Cheryl King, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Health System Director, Institute for Human Adjustment University of Michigan.

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A maximum of 1 CE credit can be earned for this keynote overview.

This talk has been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology. BAP 50-12872.

December 2, 2011 from 11:00-2:30 pm

Workshop: "Suicide Risk Assessment & Formulation in Children and Adolescents: A Workshop for Clinicians" presented by Cheryl King, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Health System Director, Institute for Human Adjustment University of Michigan.

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A maximum of 2.75 CE credits can be earned for this workshop.

This talk has been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology. BAP 50-12872.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology Provider # BAP 50-12872

The Center for Children and Families is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP™ solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. Provider # 4565, effective 9/1/11