Workshop Will Address Assessment & Treatment of Disruptive Behaviors/Conduct Disorders in Youth
We’re looking forward to the second workshop of the FCP 2017 Spring Series this Wednesday! Daniel A. Waschbusch, Ph.D. will be presenting “Empirically Supported Assessment and Treatment of Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Youth.”
This workshop will present essential information on conduct problems in youth, including the causes, correlates, and outcomes of conduct problems. The presentation will also cover empirically supported treatments for conduct problems and present current research trends and future directions for furthering knowledge in this area.
At the end of this activity, the learner will be able to
- Describe research on the causes, correlates, and development course of conduct problems in youth
- Describe empirically based approaches for assessing and treating youth with conduct problems
- Explain current research efforts aimed at better understanding youth with conduct problems
Dr. Waschbusch, Ph.D., is Associate Vice Chair for Research and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Prior to joining Penn State, Dr. Waschbusch was a Professor in the Department of Psychology at Florida International University, where he conducted a three-year study on callous-unemotional children – those who exhibit a lack of remorse or empathy. Previously, Dr. Waschbusch taught at the University at Buffalo and Dalhousie University. Dr. Waschbusch’s current research focuses on gaining a better understanding of the nature and treatment of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and conduct disorder, collectively known as the disruptive behavior disorders. His work has been published in the Journal of Attention Disorders, Child Psychiatry and Human Development, the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and many others. Dr. Waschbusch has presented hundreds of professional presentations, lectures, and trainings. He earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin and both his Master’s and Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.
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As usual, the Workshop will be held: at the Health & Wellness Center Auditorium, 847 Easton Rd., Warrington, PA 18976 from 8:30 AM – 12:00 Noon.