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Great Presentation Concludes the 2018 FCP Spring Professional Workshop Series

Dr. Melanie Pellecchia provided an outstanding workshop today by entitled: “Applied Behavior Analysis: Strategies for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. ” The presentation clearly met the following goals: At the end of this activity the learner will be able to  Describe the key elements of ABA in the treatment of children with ASD Distinguish between various …

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Skills & Strategies for Helping Kids Manage Anger

By popular request, Dr. Jeff Bernstein was invited back to the Foundations Community Partnership’s Spring 2018 Mental Health Workshop Series. Today’s presentation was entitled Helping Children and Teens Manage Anger. Dr. Bernstein did not disappoint the full house of 100+ attendees. As in the past, his presentation was well received by the audience of mental health …

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NOVA Specialist Returns with Powerful Workshop

If you missed this morning’s workshop entitled: “Update on Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse ” you missed a winner. By popular request, Mandy Mundy, M.S., the Senior Director of Programs and Services at Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) returned to provide a highly energetic presentation to a full house of mental health professionals, educators, and others. The …

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Dynamic Workshop Concludes Fall Series!

We enjoyed an excellent workshop today by Michele Angello, Ph.D entitled “Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Behavioral Health Issues in Children and Adolescents.” In her important and informative workshop, Dr. Angello clearly met her stated goals. Identify best practices for working with LGBT youth and their families. Discuss the difference between a social and medical …

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Final Workshop of 2017 Addresses Timely Topic

The second workshop of the FCP 2017 Fall Series will be presented from 8:30 AM to 12 Noon on Wednesday November 29, 2017 by Michele Angello, Ph.D. and entitled: “Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Behavioral Health Issues in Children and Adolescents” Most well-intentioned and competent physicians and behavioral health practitioners h ave very little experience …

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Workshop Provided Thorough Overview of Suicide Prevention Among Youth

Today’s workshop on suicidal behavior in youth was presented by Holly C. Wilcox,  Ph.D., and entitled “Prevention of Suicidal Behaviors Among Young People.” This presentation by Dr. Wilcox, provided an overview of demographic information about completed suicides among young people. This overview included both international and national statistics for males and females. She also stated …

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Enlightening Presentation Brings Spring Workshop Series to a Satisfying Close

If you missed today’s final workshop of the FCP 2017 Spring Series, you missed another great presentation. This workshop was presented by Anthony Puliafico,  Ph.D., and entitled Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. As described,  Dr. Puliafico’s  presentation provided an overview of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), including its presentation and current assessment and treatment guidelines.  His …

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Welcome to the Final Workshop in the FCP 2017 Spring Workshop Series 

  The final workshop of the FCP 2017 Spring Series will be presented from 8:30 AM to 12 PM on Wednesday May 3, 2017 by Anthony Puliafico,  Ph.D., and entitled Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. This presentation will provide an overview of pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), including its presentation and current assessment and treatment guidelines. …

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Robust Presentation for Second in Spring Series

The second workshop of the FCP 2017 Series presented by Daniel Waschbusch, Ph.D., was outstanding! Entitled “Empirically Supported Assessment and Treatment of Conduct Problems in Youth,” Dr. Waschbusch quickly showed strong command of this topic, and provided a fast pace, 3 three-hour, focused presentation to a very attentive audience. I counted only a handful of questions …

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Workshop Will Address Assessment & Treatment of Disruptive Behaviors/Conduct Disorders in Youth

We’re looking forward to the second workshop of the FCP 2017 Spring Series this Wednesday! Daniel A. Waschbusch, Ph.D. will be presenting “Empirically Supported Assessment and Treatment of Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Youth.” This workshop will present essential information on conduct problems in youth, including the causes, correlates, and outcomes of conduct problems. The presentation …

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