Welcome to the Fall 2015 Professional Education Workshop Series
This fall, FCP presents two exciting workshops, covering topics that are in high demand for mental health professionals, educators, and nurses.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Clinical Strategies Within Empirically Supported Treatment for Anxiety in Youth
Presented by Philip C. Kendall, Ph.D., ABPP, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology, and Director of the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Temple University.
Dr. Kendall will describe the guiding theory and the nature, symptoms, and experience of anxiety in youth. He will address cognitive, behavioral, family (parenting) and emotional factors as well as intervention strategies within Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for anxiety in youth. Each strategy (e.g., coping modeling, changing self-talk, affect education, exposure tasks) will be described and illustrated with case examples. A flexible implementation of the manual-based approach will be described and encouraged. Research outcomes that inform decisions regarding the provision of clinical services for anxious youth will be considered.
Wednesday December 2, 2015
Bullying, Depression and Suicide Among Adolescent
Presented by Anat Brunstein-Klomek, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Senior Lecturer at the School of Psychology at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzlyia, Israel, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia University
Bullying among adolescents is an important public health issue since it has long-term adverse consequences. This enlightening presentation will explain the complex relationship between bullying, depression and suicide among adolescents. Therapeutic interventions that target depression risk, suicide and bullying will also be covered.
All Workshops are held at the Doylestown Health and Wellness Center Auditorium at 847 Easton RD/ Route 611, Warrington PA 18976, from 8:30AM to 12:00 Noon.