2013-2014

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 Spring 2014 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. 2) Workshops are designed to teach specific skills to implement the interventions. All keynotes and workshops are offered free of charge.

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

Continuing Education

The CCF approved by the American Psychological Association to provide continuing education for psychologists. The CCF maintains responsibility for this program.

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts continuing education credit provided by APA providers towards ANCC re-certification.

The FIU Counselor Education Program is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPy APA providers towards ANCC re-certification). The FIU Counselor Education Program may award NBCC-approved clock hours for events or programs that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEPEP Counselor Education Program may award NBCC-approved cl. Provider # 4565.

The Center for Children and Families also seeks approval for all talks by the Florida Office of School Psychology, Florida Board of Psychology, and the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, and the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition.

Spring 2014

January 17, 2014 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Keynote Overview: “Preventing Violence in the Next Generation: A Rationale and a Plan” presented by: David Wolfe, Ph.D., ABPP, from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in London, Ontario. For more information about the presenter, click here.

Learning Objectives. At the end of this presentation participants will be able to:

Describe the evidence for violence prevention programming in schools, recognize key elements of successful violence prevention programs, and describe a plan for introducing healthy relationships in a standard curriculum across all grades.

Registration: this talk is free of charge for all participants. Click here to register.

January 17, 2014 from 9:30 am – 11:45 am; 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Workshop: "The Fourth R: Classroom and Small Group Methods to Promote Adolescent Well-being and Healthy Relationships" presented by: David Wolfe, Ph.D., ABPP, from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in London, Ontario. For more information on the Fourth-R, Click here.

Learning Objectives. At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

Describe the rationale for the Fourth R classroom and small group lessons involving mental health and well-being, demonstrate sample lessons and role-plays for the classroom or group delivery, and describe program modifications for purposes of implementation and cultural differences.

Registration: This workshop is free of charge for all participants. Click here to register.