Outstanding Presentation Addressed Troubling Topic

Matthew Wintersteen, Ph.D., returned to the FCP Behavioral Health Workshop series with an update on  his presentation entitled: “Depression, Suicide, and Related Mood Disorders in Adolescents.” As in the past, his easygoing and relaxed style allowed his mastery of the material to quickly become obvious. Using appropriate humor (considering the topic), and quickly moving through any …

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Important Topic Opens the FCP 2019 Spring Workshop Series.

The first workshop of the FCP 2019 Spring Series will be presented from 8:30 AM to 12 noon on Wednesday, March 6th, by Matthew B. Wintersteen, Ph.D., and is entitled Depression, Suicide, and Related Mood Disorders in Adolescents.  The lifetime prevalence of depression in adolescents is about 25% with adult recurrences of these conditions over 50%. Data …

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Serious, Informative, and … Fun? Ethics Workshop

Dr. Allan Tepper, back by popular request, put on another great performance in the second of two workshops held Wednesday, 12/5: “Ethics Boundaries Potpourri: Records, Minors, Email, Cell Phones, Texting, and Telehealth.” As in the past, Dr. Tepper presented a reality check, including risks for noncompliance for record keeping, release of records and other issues …

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Dynamic Presentation on Girls with Autism First in Workshop Doubleheader

“Girls with Autism: Social Perception, Language, and Camouflaging” presented by Julia Parish-Morris, Ph.D., was first on the roster of yesterday’s morning and afternoon workshops. Dr. Parish-Morris’s professional and dynamic style made for an engaging 3 hours. Well-organized and animated, with a good sense of humor throughout, Dr. Parish-Morris also handled questions very well, providing thorough …

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Double Header Workshops to Conclude the FCP 2018 Fall Workshop Series

Wednesday, December 5th, FCP will welcome two esteemed presenters for a full-day of Professional Education Workshops. In the morning, from 8:30 AM to 12 Noon, Julia Parish-Morris, Ph.D., will present “Girls with Autism: Social Perception, Language, and Camouflaging.” Girls are four times less likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than boys, but …

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Excellent Presentation Addressed Child & Teen Anxiety and School Refusal

Today’s workshop presented by Randi Pochtar, Ph.D, kicked off the FCP 2018 Fall Professional Workshop Series with “Identifying and Treating Anxiety and School Refusal in Children and Adolescents.” Dr. Pochtar was very personable in her well-organized and energetic presentation. She spoke softly, but there were no complaints from the participants about inability to hear.  In …

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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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