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:
Continuing education credits are offered for:
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.