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7th Biennial "Niagara in Miami" Conference - Advanced Workshop (Prerequisites Req.)

"Niagara in Miami" Conference 2013

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 7:45 AM - Friday, March 8, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EST)

North Miami, FL

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If you register for an advanced workshop, you must have fulfilled the prerequisite requirement of having taken the workshop by the same presenter from the 2011 Niagara Conference OR having taken the online course by the same presenter before the start of the conference. This information will be verified.

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Seventh Biennial

“Niagara in Miami” Conference

Evidence-Based Approaches for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

March 6-8, 2013 at the FIU Kovens Conference Center, 3000 NE 151st Street, North Miami, FL 33181

Online Registration: http://niagarainmiami2013.eventbrite.com

The brochure for the “Niagara in Miami” Conference can be downloaded at: http://casgroup.fiu.edu/CCF/pages.php?id=1386

We are pleased to announce another in the world’s leading interdisciplinary conferences on state-of-the-art, evidence-based prevention and intervention for mental health and educational problems in children and adolescents. Didactic lectures and hands-on experience will be combined to teach interested professionals the basic principles of effective psychosocial, psychoeducational, pharmacological, and combined interventions, including clinic-based treatments, school-wide interventions, parent training, and engaging families and teachers.

Our Keynote Speakers and Workshop Presenters are among the foremost authorities in the field of child and adolescent mental health.

Keynote Speakers and Workshop Presenters include the following, among others:

Anne Marie Albano, Ph.D., Columbia University                                        Barbara Foorman, Ph.D., Florida State University

Marc S. Atkins, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago                              Anibal Gutierrez, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Florida International Univ.

Leonard Bickman, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University                                          Annette M. La Greca, Ph.D., University of Miami

Erika Coles, Ph.D. Florida International University                                     John A. Lochman, Ph.D., University of Alabama 

Charles Cunningham, Ph.D., McMaster University                                      Mary M. McKay, Ph.D., New York University                          

Lesley Cunningham, MSW, RSW, The Hamilton-Wentworth District        William E. Pelham, Jr., Ph.D., Florida International Univ.

Thomas J. Dishion, Ph.D., Arizona State University                                    David Reitman, Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University              

Jill Ehrenreich-May, Ph.D., University of Miami                                         Jessica Robb, Ph.D., Florida International University

Gregory A. Fabiano, Ph.D., University at Buffalo, SUNY                           Tracy Vaillancourt, Ph.D., University of Ottawa

Susan E. Folstein, M.D. University of Miami Miller School of Medicine    James G. Waxmonsky, M.D., Florida International University

*A total of 18 continuing education credit/contact hours can be earned! Continuing education can be earned by those in the following professions: psychologists, licensed mental health counselors, licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, school psychologists, nurses, dieticians, nutritionists, and nutrition counselors.

Below is a list of our current approvals:

•APA: The CCF has been approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The CCF maintains responsibility for the program.

•NBCC: The FIU Counselor Education Program is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and a co-sponsor of the Center for Children and Families’ presentations. The FIU Counselor Education program may award NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP™ solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. Provider #4565, effective 9/1/11.

•NASP: The Center for Children and Families is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer professional development for school psychologists. The Center for Children and Families maintains responsibility for the program.

• NASW: This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886608594-1484) for up to 18 Social Work continuing education contact hours.

•The conference has also been approved by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology. Provider #BAP 50-12872.

IMPORTANT NOTE:The Seventh Biennial “Niagara in Miami” Conference site (http://niagarainmiami2013.eventbrite.com) is open for online registration. You will see the registration options under “Current Events.” In addition to preferred rates at the Solé on the Ocean Hotel in North Miami Beach and the Hampton Inn Hallandale Beach-Aventura, complimentary continental breakfast and lunch will be provided at the conference. Please visit the Center for Children and Families site for Conference updates and schedules: http://casgroup.fiu.edu/CCF/pages.php?id=1386

 Note: Up to a maximum of 18 Continuing Education Credits can be earned.

PROGRAM

Wednesday, March 6th

 

7:45 a.m.       Breakfast, Registration, & Sign-in

8:30 a.m.       Introduction

8:45 a.m.       Evidence-Based Practices in Child & Adolescent Mental Health - William E. Pelham, Jr., Ph.D.   

10:00 a.m.     Coffee Break

10:15 a.m.     Bullying in Schools - Tracy Vaillancourt, Ph.D.

11:30 a.m.     Schooling and Mental Health: What Works Best? -                     Marc Atkins, Ph.D.

12:45 p.m.     Lunch

1:45 p.m.       Afternoon Workshops: Workshops run until 5 p.m.

Please view the choices for the workshops below. After you register for the conference, we will contact you and ask you to indicate your preferred workshop for each day of the conference.

  

Workshop Options

 

Workshop A: Multimodal Treatment for Internalizing Disorders

Anne Marie Albano, Ph.D. & James Waxmonsky, M.D.

 

Workshop B: Daily Report Cards (DRC) in Schools

Gregory Fabiano, Ph.D.

 

Workshop C: Enhancing Teacher Practices in Urban Schools: A Diffusion of Innovation Model

Marc Atkins, Ph.D.

 

Workshop D: The Unified Protocol for the Group Treatment of Anxiety and Depression in Children: Emotion Detectives

Jill Ehrenreich-May, Ph.D.

 

Workshop E: Advanced Parent Training for Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Jessica Robb, Ph.D.

 

Thursday, March 7th

 

7:45 a.m.       Breakfast, Registration, & Sign-in

8:30 a.m.       Introduction

8:45 a.m.       Evidence-Based Treatments for Children and Adolescents with Conduct Disorder -Thomas Dishion, Ph.D.

10:00 a.m.     Coffee Break

10:15 a.m.    The Impact of Disasters on Youth: Risk, Resilience, and Interventions - Annette La Greca, Ph.D.

11:30 a.m.     Engaging Urban Families in Child Mental Health Care:  What Does the EvidenceSuggest? - Mary McKay, Ph.D.

12:45 p.m.     Lunch

1:45 p.m.       Afternoon Workshops: Workshops run until 5 p.m.

Please view the choices for the workshops below. After you register for the conference, we will contact you and ask you to indicate your preferred workshop for each day of the conference.

  

Workshop Options

 

Workshop A: Multimodal Treatment for Externalizing Disorders

William E. Pelham Jr., Ph.D., ABPP & James Waxmonsky, M.D.

 

Workshop B: Response to Intervention Applied to Behavior Challenges in Schools

Gregory Fabiano, Ph.D.

 

Workshop C: Evidence-Informed Engagement Interventions for Children and their Families

Mary McKay, Ph.D.

 

Workshop D: The Unified Protocol for the Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Adolescence: An Individual Treatment Approach

Jill Ehrenreich-May, Ph.D.

 

Workshop E: Advanced Coping Power Training

John Lochman, Ph.D.

 

Friday, March 8th

 

7:45 a.m.      Breakfast, Registration, & Sign-in

8:30 a.m.      Introduction

8:45 a.m.      Progress Measurement in Practice - Len Bickman, Ph.D.

10:00 a.m.    Coffee Break

10:15 a.m.    Getting Dads Off the Sidelines: Practices for Promoting Father Involvement in Mental Health Interventions - Gregory Fabiano, Ph.D.

11:30 a.m.    Evidence-Based Reading Interventions for Children -                    Barbara Foorman, Ph.D.

12:45 p.m.    Lunch

1:45 p.m.      Afternoon Workshops: Workshops run until 5 p.m.

Please view the choices for the workshops below. After you register for the conference, we will contact you and ask you to indicate your preferred workshop for each day of the conference.

  

Workshop Options

 

Workshop A: Multimodal Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Susan Folstein, M.D. & Anibal Gutierrez, Ph.D., BCBA-D

 

Workshop B: Peer Mediation in Schools

Lesley Cunningham, MSW, RSW

 

Workshop C: Coaching Our Acting-out Children and Heightening Essential Skills (COACHES)

Gregory Fabiano, Ph.D.

 

Workshop D: Preventing and Managing Problematic Behavior and Emotions in After School and Summer Program Settings

David Reitman, Ph.D. & Erika Coles, Ph.D.

 

Workshop E: Advanced COPE Parent Training

Chuck Cunningham, Ph.D.

                                                     

 Cancellation Policy/Questions 

 

The conference reserves the right to cancel due to insufficient registration. Cancellations received in writing on or before February 1, 2013, will be refunded, less a 25 percent administrative fee. Cancellations received after February 1, 2013, will not be refunded. Please direct cancellation/refund requests and all questions about the conference to Sandra Williams at saewill@fiu.edu. 

 

 

 

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When & Where


FIU Kovens Conference Center
3000 Northeast 151st Street
North Miami, FL 33181

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 7:45 AM - Friday, March 8, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EST)


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