2017 Miami International Child and Adolescent Mental Health (MICAMH) Conference
$250 – $300
2017 Miami International Child and Adolescent Mental Health (MICAMH) Conference

2017 Miami International Child and Adolescent Mental Health (MICAMH) Confer...

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Kovens Conference Center

3000 Northeast 151st Street

North Miami, FL 33181

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The Miami International Child & Adolescent Mental Health (MICAMH) Conference (formerly known as Niagara in Miami), is a leading interdisciplinary conference that presents state-of-the-art, evidence-based prevention and treatment interventions for mental health and educational problems in children and adolescents. Didactic lectures and hands-on experience will be combined to teach professionals the basic principles and advanced strategies of effective psychosocial, psychoeducational, pharmacological, and combined interventions, including clinic-based treatments, school-wide interventions and parent training.

The conference teaches attendees the basic principles of effective intervention in the following areas:

  • Psychosocial

  • Psychoeducational

  • Pharmacological

  • Clinic-based

  • School-wide

  • Parent training

  • Combined interventions

Continuing education credits are offered for:

  • Psychologists, APA

  • Counselors, NBCC

  • School Psychologists, NASP


Confirmed keynote speakers for the 2017 MICAMH Conference include:


Denise Chavira, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles

Presentation Focus: Working with Latino youth


Anthony Mannarino, Ph.D., Director, Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents, Allegheny General Hospital, Drexel University College of Medicine

Presentation Focus: Child Trauma


Cheryl McNeil, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, West Virginia University

Presentation Focus: Early childhood conduct problems


Matthew Nock, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard University

Presentation Focus: Suicide


John Piacentini, Ph.D., ABPP Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences Director, Center for Child Anxiety Resilience Education and Support (CARES), UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Presentation Focus: OCD, Tics, and Tourette Syndrome


Michael Robbins, Ph.D., Clinical and Research Director, Oregon Research Institute

Presentation Focus: Adolescent behavior problems and substance use


Susan White, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Virginia Tech

Presentation Focus: Autism-spectrum disorders


Eric Youngstrom, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Presentation Focus: Pediatric bipolar disorder


Stay tuned for the full program!

*Please note that continental breakfast and lunch is included with your three-day registration.

Venue and lodging information can be found here.

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