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What a great workshop. On the “Edutainment Scale” (Edutainment = Educational Information presented in an Entertaining format), Dr. Kendall’s presentation scored 10 of 10 points! His workshop managed to cram 400+ publications and 24 years of experience running an anxiety clinic into a 3 hour presentation. I was getting anxious when I noticed that we …

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FCP "Anxiety in Youth" Workshop with Dr. Phillip Kendall

Thursday, November 5, 2009, Phillip Kendall, Ph.D., Professor, Author, and Director of the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Temple University will provide an overview of the nature, symptoms and experience of anxiety in youth. He will address specific treatment intervention strategies that comprise Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. His presentation will include a discussion considering …

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Welcome To the FCP 2009 Fall Workshops!

This Fall (2009), Foundations Community Partnership will present two informative and exciting workshops for mental health professionals, educators, consumers and all others interested in children and adolescent behavioral health issues. On Thursday, November 5, 2009, Philip Kendall, Ph.D., Professor, Author, and Director of the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Temple University will provide …

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Final Workshops for the Foundations Community Partnership, Mental Health Lecture Series, May 6, 2009.

Morning Session: Teach Your Parents Well: “Adolescent Development in a Dysfunctional World” Elio Frattaroli, M.D. The process of healing, growing, becoming our fully human selves is a lifelong process, energized by a powerful life force inside us, which is particularly strong in adolescence. We are impelled to organize our own desires, values and abilities into …

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Assessment and Intervention of Substance-Abusing Adolescents

Dr. Kathleen Meyers’ workshop will focus on appropriate adolescent assessment practices, emphasizing how adolescent development processes impact assesssment. Her presentation will teach us how to use collateral reports and protect against self-recrimination by substance-abusing juvenile offenders. She will also present the pre-requisite foundational program and system components prior to selecting an evidence-based treatment for these …

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DBT Treatment for Suicidal Adolescents.

Suicide is the third leading cause of death among teenagers and non-suicidal, self-injurious behaviors are more prevalent than ever. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an empirically supported treatment aimed at helping decrease these types of behaviors. This workshop will present the theory behind DBT and will introduce the skills used to teach teens to more …

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Welcome Back!

Welcome Back! Foundations Community Partnership has a full and exciting schedule of Spring Workshops. All Workshops will be held at the Doylestown Health and Wellness Center, at 847 Easton Rd (Rt. 611), Warrington PA. Please contact Foundations Community Partnership, 196 West Ashland St., Doylestown PA, (267) 895-1740 or http://www.fcpartnership.org/ for registration information. The Spring Workshops …

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Upcoming Workshop – Mood Disorders in Children & Adolescents

On Wednesday, December 3, 2008, Dr. Elizabeth Kastelic (Assistant Professor, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University & Hospital) will be providing a workshop on the presentation, course, risk factors and treatment of Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents. The workshop will be held at the Doylestown Hospital Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, …

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Great Workshop Today!

I thought that Dr. Tamar Chansky was a very competent speaker. Her workshop on “Stategies for Anxious Children: Shrinking Worries, Drawing on Strengths” was enjoyable. Aside from her expertise, I especially liked her humor in presenting this very serious topic. All Mental Health Professionals, many teachers and many parents deal with the day to day …

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Welcome Back!

Welcome Back! It’s another great Conference Season for Foundations Community Partnership (FCP). On November 5, 2008 Tamar Chansky, Ph.D., will speak on “Strategies for Anxious Children” She will help us to identify the Anxious Child, help reduce their anxiety and OCD symptoms through CBT techniques. On December 3, 2008, Elisabeth Kastelic, M.D., will speak on …

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