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.SCROLL DOWN FOR PROGRAM SCHEDULE!Seventh Biennial“Niagara in Miami” ConferenceEvidence-Based Approaches for Child and Adolescent Mental HealthMarch 6-8, 2013 at the FIU Kovens Conference Center, 3000 NE 151st Street, North Miami, FL 33181Online Registration: http://niagarainmiami2013.eventbrite.comThe brochure for the “Niagara in Miami” Conference can be downloaded at: http://casgroup.fiu.edu/CCF/pages.php?id=1386We 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 UniversityMarc 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 MiamiErika 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-in8:30 a.m. Introduction8:45 a.m. Evidence-Based Practices in Child & Adolescent Mental Health - William E. Pelham, Jr., Ph.D. 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break10:15 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 DisordersAnne Marie Albano, Ph.D. & James Waxmonsky, M.D. Workshop B: Daily Report Cards (DRC) in SchoolsGregory Fabiano, Ph.D. Workshop C: Enhancing Teacher Practices in Urban Schools: A Diffusion of Innovation ModelMarc Atkins, Ph.D. Workshop D: The Unified Protocol for the Group Treatment of Anxiety and Depression in Children: Emotion DetectivesJill Ehrenreich-May, Ph.D. Workshop E: Advanced Parent Training for Disruptive Behavior DisordersJessica Robb, Ph.D. Thursday, March 7th 7:45 a.m. Breakfast, Registration, & Sign-in8:30 a.m. Introduction8:45 a.m. Evidence-Based Treatments for Children and Adolescents with Conduct Disorder -Thomas Dishion, Ph.D.10:00 a.m. Coffee Break10:15 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 DisordersWilliam E. Pelham Jr., Ph.D., ABPP & James Waxmonsky, M.D. Workshop B: Response to Intervention Applied to Behavior Challenges in SchoolsGregory Fabiano, Ph.D. Workshop C: Evidence-Informed Engagement Interventions for Children and their FamiliesMary McKay, Ph.D. Workshop D: The Unified Protocol for the Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Adolescence: An Individual Treatment ApproachJill Ehrenreich-May, Ph.D. Workshop E: Advanced Coping Power TrainingJohn Lochman, Ph.D. Friday, March 8th 7:45 a.m. Breakfast, Registration, & Sign-in8:30 a.m. Introduction8:45 a.m. Progress Measurement in Practice - Len Bickman, Ph.D.10:00 a.m. Coffee Break10:15 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. Lunch1:45 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 DisordersSusan Folstein, M.D. & Anibal Gutierrez, Ph.D., BCBA-D Workshop B: Peer Mediation in SchoolsLesley 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 SettingsDavid Reitman, Ph.D. & Erika Coles, Ph.D. Workshop E: Advanced COPE Parent TrainingChuck 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advanced Workshop (Prerequisite) 200.00