Presentations

 

  • Supporting and Accommodating Students with Emotional Challenges in School.  Panel discussion with independent school learning specialists, counselors, and psychologists.  Maret School.  Washington, D.C.  (November 4, 2016)

  • Evidence-Based Treatment for Anxiety and Depression in Children and Teens.  Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) Conference.  Arlington, VA. (April 12, 2012).

  • Recognizing and Addressing Anxiety in Children and Adolescents. Cecily’s Advocacy Workshop—Learning Differences: What Works.  Talk for parents with Julie Lewis, Ph.D..  Mclean school of Maryland. (February 11, 2012). 

  • Sibling relationships.  Talk to parents at Gan HaYeled Nursery School.  Washington, DC. (November 10, 2011). 

  • Treating Panic Disorder.  Talk to George Washington University psychology interns @ the GWU University Counseling Center. Washington, DC. (September 20, 2011).

  • Coping with Stress in High School.  Presentation to PTA, then to students and parents, of Albert Einstein High School, following the suicides of 2 students.  Kensington, MD. (April 18 & 27, 2006). 

  • Cognitive Approaches to Managing Behavior and Anxiety in Children with High-Functioning Autism and Aspergers Syndrome.  Presentation to teachers and parents at the Harry Grayson Memorial seminar, Take2 Summer Camp, a specialized camp for HFA/AS children.  Washington, DC. (June 26, 2005). 

  • Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents.  Presentation to nurses from Montgomery County, Maryland middle and high schools.  Rockville, MD. (April 2005). 

  • Basic Parenting: How to Successfully Manage Behavior without Going Nuts!  Seminar given to parents at Westbrook Elementary School.  Bethesda, MD. (April 2004). 

  • Sports Performance and Anxiety.  Seminar given to students and coaches at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School.  Potomac, MD. (November  2003). 

  • Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents.  Presentation to all middle and high school counselors of Montgomery County, Maryland schools.  Rockville, MD. (June 2003). 

  • Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents.  Presentation to all elementary school counselors of Montgomery County, Maryland schools.  Rockville, MD. (April 2003). 

  • Raising Healthy Eaters.  Seminar given to parents at Westbrook Elementary School.  Bethesda, MD. (January 2003). 

  • Problems of Early Childhood:  Identification, Intervention, and Referral from Inside the Classroom.  Workshop given at Potomac Association of Cooperative Teachers (PACT) conference.  Bethesda, MD. (October 2002). 

  • Biopsychosocial Intervention for Children with Feeding Problems.  Seminar given to psychology doctoral students as part of course titled “Applications in Pediatric School Psychology.”  Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Philadelphia, PA. (April 2002). 

  • Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness.  Lecture presented at Nursing Department’s Pediatric Gastroenterology Update Conference.  Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Philadelphia, PA. (March 2001). 

  • Behavioral Treatment of Feeding Disorders.  Lecture presented at conference titled Advances in Feeding, Swallowing and Growth: Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment.  Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Philadelphia, PA. (October 2000). 

  • Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease through Crisis and Chronicity.  Lecture presented at the Nursing Department’s Pediatric Gastroenterology Update Conference.  Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Philadelphia, PA. (September 2000).

  • Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease through Crisis and Chronicity.  Lecture presented at the World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology.  Boston, MA. (August  2000). 

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease and the Role of the Pediatric Psychologist.  Lecture and discussion, presented at the Psychology Department Peer Review.  Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Philadelphia, PA. (July 2000). 

  • Coping and Quality-of-Life in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  Poster presentation at the American Gastroenterological Association Convention/Digestive Disease Week.  San Diego, CA. (May 2000). 

  • Conceptualizing the Role of the Family in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  Lecture presented at the Nursing Department’s Pediatric Gastroenterology Update Conference.  Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Philadelphia, PA. (March 2000 and September 1999). 

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease and the Role of the Pediatric-School Psychologist. Seminar given to psychology doctoral students as part of course titled “Applications in Pediatric School Psychology.”  Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Philadelphia, PA. (March 2000). 

  • Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Guide for Parents.  Lecture presented as part of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Education Day.  Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Philadelphia, PA. (February 2000). 

  • Pain Management.  Workshop presented to local Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) support group.  Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Philadelphia, PA.  (May 1999). 

  • Promoting Successful Coping and Adaptation to Chronic Illness.  Lecture presented as part of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Education Day.  Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Philadelphia, PA. (February 1999). 

  • The Effect of Treatment Frequency on Food Refusal Behavior in an Outpatient Setting.  Poster presentation with C. Taylor and P. Eicher at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, Orlando, FL. (May 1998).

  • Food Selectivity: A Matter of Choice?  Workshop presented with C. Taylor and P.S. Eicher at The New Jersey Center for Outreach Services for the Autism Community (COSAC) Conference, Long Branch, NJ. (April 1998).

  • Differential Diagnosis Through Behavioral Observation and Interviewing.  Lecture presented as part of Introduction to Clinical Psychology course, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. (February 17, 1998). 

  • Assessment of the Factors Maintaining Medication Refusal in Children with Developmental Disabilities: A Preliminary Investigation.  Poster presented with L.A. Orban, J.S. Lalli, P.R. Progar, and F. Mikolajczyk at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention, Chicago, IL. (May 1997).

  • Assessment of the Factors Maintaining Medication Refusal in Children with Developmental Disabilities.  Presentation delivered with P.R. Progar as part of the University Affiliated Program (UAP) Interdisciplinary Training Series, Children’s Seashore House, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. (December 1996).

  • Case of a Paranoid Schizophrenic Adolescent.  Case presentation delivered at department rounds, Bronx Children’s Psychiatric Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. (May 1996).