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FCP Welcomes Back Compelling Presenters! – Mandy Mundy

Welcome Back Mandy! If you missed this morning’s workshop entitled: “Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse,” you missed a winner. By popular request, Mandy Mundy, the Director of Education and Training 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 four …

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“Double-Header” Concludes the 2016 Fall Foundations Community Partnership Professional Education Workshop Series

On November 30th, FCP Presents 2 Exciting Professional Education Workshops. These workshops represent topics required for license renewal or certification for Licensed Mental Health professionals, Educators or others working with children. The morning, afternoon, and full-day seats for the 11/30 workshops are sold out! Morning Workshop, 8:30 to 12:00 a.m. Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse …

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Excellent Workshop Kicks Off Fall Mental Health Lecture Series

Today’s excellent workshop presented by Muniya Khanna Ph.D, began the FCP 2016 Fall Professional Workshop Series was entitled:“Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Anxiety and OCD in Children and Adolescents: Beyond the Manual.” Dr. Khanna had a pleasant and easygoing style. Her soft tone of voice required a microphone for all to hear her. In general, Dr. …

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Welcome to the Fall Professional Education Series!

The 2016 Fall Professional Education Workshops represent topics that are in high demand for Mental Health Professionals, Educators and Nurses. As such, all workshop seats sold out quickly! Wednesday, November 2, 2016 “Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Anxiety and OCD in Children & Adolescents: Beyond the Manual” Presented by : Muniya Khanna, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist at the …

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Friendly and Informative Workshop Concludes the FCP 2016 Spring Workshop Series

Today’s final workshop of the FCP 2016 Spring Series was presented by Shannon Barnett, M.D. and entitled “Mood Disorders and Self-Injury in Adolescents.” Despite her pleasant and easygoing presentation style, Dr. Barnett’s topic included some very serious material. Although a treatable mental health problem, many adolescents suffer from varying degrees of mood disorder and self-injurious behavior. …

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Join Us for Another Exciting Workshop, as Part of the FCP Behavioral Health Lecture Series.

The final workshop of the FCP 2016 Spring Series scheduled for May 4, 2015 is presented by Shannon Barnett, M.D and entitled “Mood Disorders and Self-Injury in Adolescents.” Treatment of adolescents with mood disorders requires clinicians to adapt to the myriad of developmental changes that occur during adolescence. This workshop will include discussion on how to …

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Lively Presentation Enhanced Informative Workshop

Today’s audience enjoyed a great workshop today presented by Carisa Perry-Parrish, Ph.D, who returned to the FCP Professional Workshop Series by popular request. “Adolescent Emotional and Social Development: Sadness Regulation and Peer Acceptance,” had three objectives: 1. Identify normative emotional and social changes typical of adolescence. 2. Understand evidence-based prevalence of increased emotional difficulties. 3. Become …

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Join Us for Another Exciting Workshop this Spring!

The Second workshop of the FCP 2016 Spring Series is presented by Carisa Perry-Parrish, Ph.D.: Adolescent Emotional and Social Development: Sadness Regulation and Peer Acceptance Adolescence is a developmental period marked by many changes in social and emotional functioning, leading to the ‘sturm und drang’ interpretation of the teen years. Indeed, relationships and friendships become increasingly …

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Thorough, Informative Workshop Opens the FCP 2016 Education Series

Arthur Becker-Weidman, Ph.D., director of the Center for Family Development in Buffalo, New York, presented “Developmental Trauma Disorder:  Effects on Child Development and Treatment” this week at the Doylestown Health and Wellness Center. Dr. Becker-Weidman’s presentation style, was quiet and low-key, however, the information was very important, and the audience very attentive throughout the 3-hour workshop. …

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Welcome to the FCP 2016 Spring Workshop Series

The first workshop of the FCP 2016 Series is presented by Arthur Becker-Weidman, CSW-R, PhD. DABPS. “Developmental Trauma Disorder: Effects on Child Development and Treatment” Developmental Trauma Disorder (DTD, aka Complex Trauma), which is chronic early maltreatment within a caregiving relationship, can cause profound impairment. DTD can affect seven domains of functioning (Attachment, Behavioral Regulation, …

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