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Timely Tools Presented for Addressing the Emotional Health Impact of the Pandemic in Children and Teens

Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein presented the final webinar of the FCP Fall 2021 Professional Education Workshop Series on December 1st entitled “Practical Counseling Strategies and Interventions for Children and Teens Struggling with Pandemic-Related Stressors.” Topics addressed included generalized anxiety, avoidance-related problems, sadness and depression, schoolwork resistance, and shutdowns. This webinar also addressed effective strategies for anger …

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Timely Guidance for Behavioral Health Professionals from a Popular Presenter

On Wednesday, December 1, 2021, from 8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m., Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein will present the final workshop of the FCP Fall 2021 Professional Education Workshop Series. He returns to the FCP  to present Practical Counseling Strategies and Interventions for Children and Teens Struggling with Pandemic-Related Stressors. This timely webinar provides crucial child and …

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Presenter Provides Essential Tools to Address the Critical Issue of Youth Suicide

Matthew Wintersteen, Ph.D., returned to the FCP Behavioral Health Workshop series with “Clinical Approaches to Youth Suicide Screening and Brief Intervention.” As in the past, his easygoing and relaxed style allowed his mastery of the material to quickly become evident. Using appropriate humor (considering the topic), and quickly moving through any material that may have …

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Expert Presentation Provides Practical Tools for Treating Anxiety with Children and Youth

Wednesday’s webinar, “The Specifics of Exposures: Tips, Strategies, and Practicalities for Effective Exposures during CBT for Youth with Anxiety Disorders” presented by Katherine Dahlsgaard, Ph.D., was informative and fast paced. Her enthusiasm and high energy added to her expertise to make this presentation successful. It was easy to see why Dr. Dahlsgaard is a hit …

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Practical Guidelines for Clinicians to Reduce Anxiety in Youth Concludes the FCP Spring Workshop Series

The second workshop in the Foundations Community Partnership spring workshop series will be presented in webinar format on April 7, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The workshop title is “The Specifics of Exposures: Tips, Strategies, and Practicalities for Effective Exposures in CBT for Youth with Anxiety Disorders.” Exposure has emerged in the anxiety …

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Case Studies Illuminate Models for Ethical Decision-Making

The first FCP Behavioral Health Workshop of Spring 2021 was presented by Charles Jacob and entitled “Common Ethical Challenges for Psychotherapists: Applying Decision-Making Models to Case Examples.” Dr. Jacob’s expertise and experience as both a behavioral health educator and clinician and his congenial presentation style made this topic interesting and informative. The 3-hour presentation seemed …

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Essential Topic Opens FCP’s Spring 2021 Behavioral Health Workshop Series

This Wednesday FCP welcomes Dr. Charles Jacob to present “Common Ethical Challenges for Psychotherapists: Applying Decision-Making Models to Case Examples.” The goal of this workshop is to demonstrate examples of common ethical concerns faced by practicing clinicians and the use of ethical decision-making models in providing resolution. Case examples will be provided that are relatable …

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Expert Presentation on Necessary Topic

  If you missed this morning’s workshop entitled: “Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse: What You Need to Know,” you missed another winner. By popular request, Mandy Mundy M.S., NPL, Senior Director of Programs and Services at NOVA returned this year to provide a highly energetic presentation to a full house of mental health professionals, educators, …

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Coming December 2: Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse

Mandated reporters are of critical importance in the child abuse prevention effort. This training identifies the role and responsibility mandated reporters play in the prevention, protection, and intervention in cases of suspected of child abuse. Following the training, participants will have a deeper understanding of how to protect children from abuse. The training will explain …

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Stellar Expertise Shared in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Presentation

This was another great presentation today by Dr. Martin Franklin entitled: “Treating OCD in Children and Adolescents: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach.” This was a return visit to the Foundations Community Partnership behavioral health lecture series by popular demand. Due to Covid-19, today’s workshop was presented in Webinar format. Thanks to Dr. Franklin’s expertise and relaxed presentation …

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