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Inter-Professional Lectures

At-Risk Children, Adolescents, Transitional Age Youth and Their Families

As the recipient of a Federal Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Grant, LIU Hudson is proud to present an inter-professional lecture series to promote the sharing and dissemination of knowledge, experience and information pertaining to at-risk children, adolescents and transitional age youth.

Early Intervention and Parenting for Children, Adolescents and Transitional Age Youth at Risk for Mood Disorders and Co-Existing Substance Abuse and Psychiatric Disorders 

Dr. Gianni Faedda

March 20, 2017, 5-6:30 pm

Gianni Faedda, M.D., based in Milan, Italy and New York City, is an internationally known clinical psychopharmacologist who specializes in Mood Disorders and whose interests include child and adolescent psychotic, attention-deficit, anxiety, and mood disorders as well as genetic psychiatry.  Co-chair of the International Society for Bipolar Disorder’s Taskforce on Prodromes of Bipolar Disorders, he has participated in NIMH-funded research on biomarkers for the differential diagnosis of childhood psychiatric disorders.

Applying Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to Multi-Problem Suicidal and Self-Injurious Youth and their Families

Dr. Casey O’Brien and Dr. Lindsey Giller

March 27, 2017, 5-6:30 pm

Casey O'Brien, PsyD, a postdoctoral psychology fellow at Cognitive & Behavioral Consultants, LLP, has expertise and specialized training in CBT and DBT with individuals with mood disorders, autism-spectrum disorders, as well as with high-risk adolescent populations.  Dr. O’Brien earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium.

Lindsey Giller, PsyD, a postdoctoral psychology fellow at Cognitive & Behavioral Consultants, LLP, has specialized training in the use of evidence-based treatments for children and young adults with anxiety and mood disorders, as well as disruptive behavioral problems.  Dr. Giller’s training has also focused on cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for individuals with intense emotional dysregulation, suicidality and nonsuicidal self-injury.   She earned her doctoral degree in School-Clinical Child Psychology from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University.

Impact of Trauma and Loss on Children, Teens and their Families

Deirdre Lewin, M. A.

Monday, April 3rd, 5-6:30pm

Deirdre Lewin           has a distinguished career as a clinician specializing in end-of-life issues, both as a supervisor of staff and interns and as a therapist, helping children and adults cope with trauma, death and dying.  Her positions have included Senior Director at Family Centers in Connecticut, leading The Den for Grieving Kids and the Center for HOPE and coordinating the Trauma Response Services, Director of Behavioral Health Services for Westchester Medical Group and Chief of Behavioral Health Services at Kaiser Permanente for New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts. She has served as consultant to numerous mental health agencies.

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