RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


Child Mental Health Video Conferences/Webinars
April 22, 2009

The Youth and Family Training Institute, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC, will provide six videoconference programs in May and June.  These programs are appropriate for both providers and family members.  The brochure and registration form are available for download from the links.

Reactive Attachment Disorder: Diagnosis, Treatment, Parenting and Evidences Based Practices
May 12, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Presenters: A. Rand Coleman, PhD; Anne M. Coleman, PhD

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Current Practices
May 26, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Presenter: David L. Hill, BSW

Integrating Family Members as Family Support in a Professional Environment
June 2, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Presenters: Doreen Barkowitz, LSW; Deb Freeman, MS

Ethical and Legal Issues in Everyday Children's Mental Health Practice
June 16, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Presenter: Linda K. Knauss, PhD, ABPP

Suicide Prevention in a Primary Care Setting
June 23, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Presenters: Virginia Biddle, PhD, RN, CRNP; Guy S. Diamond, PhD; Matthew B. Wintersteen, PhD

Suicide Prevention in Schools: Best Practices and Questionable Practices
June 30, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Presenter: Mary Margaret Kerr, EdD

The programs may be viewed live at six sites across Pennsylvania or from any computer at www.wpic.pitt.edu/oerp/yftivideo.  For more information contact Kyessa L. Brian (briankl@upmc.edu or 412-802-6905).

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