7th Biennial "Niagra in Miami" Conference

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Venue:FIU Kovens Conference Center

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

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We are pleased to announce another in the world’s leading interdisciplinary conferences on state-of-the-art, evidence-based prevention and treatments 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, and parent training.

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 University 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 School Board William E. Pelham, Jr., Ph.D., Florida International University 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 Folstein, M.D. University of Miami Miller School of Medicine James G. Waxmonsky, M.D., Florida International University

Keynote and Workshop Topics include the following, among others: Advanced COPE Parent Training Advanced Coping Power Training for Substance Use and Delinquency Prevention Advanced Parent Training for Disruptive Behavior Disorders Bullying in Schools Daily Report Card (DRC) in Schools Engaging Urban Families in Child Mental Health Care Enhancing Teacher Practices in Urban Schools: A Diffusion Innovation Model Evidence-Based Practices for Youth Conduct Problems Evidence Based Practices in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Evidence-Based Reading Interventions for Children Evidence-Informed Engagement Interventions for Children and their Families Father Involvement in Mental Health Interventions Multimodal Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders Multimodal Treatment for Externalizing Disorders Multimodal Treatment for Internalizing Disorders Parent Training for Fathers of ADHD Children (COACHES program) Peer Mediation in Schools Preventing and Managing Problematic Behavior and Emotions in After School and Summer Program Settings Progress Measurement in Clinical Practice Response to Intervention Applied to Behavior Challenges in Schools Schooling and Mental Health: What Works Best? The Impact of Disasters on Youth: Risk, Resilience, and Interventions Unified Protocols for the Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Children and Adolescents