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Foundations slates workshop series

Foundations Community Partnership, a philanthropic foundation benefiting youth in Bucks County, invites educators, counselors, parents, and mental health professionals to attend its spring workshop series.

“Depression, Suicide, and Related Mood Disorders in Adolescents” is the topic of the workshop on Wednesday, March 6, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Presenter Matthew Wintersteen, associate professor and director of research in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia will review current findings and evidence-based treatment practices for depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders in adolescents. Particular attention will be paid to factors contributing to suicide risk and approaches to working with youth at heightened risk for suicide in outpatient settings.

On Wednesday, April 3, from 8:30 a.m. to noon., Dr. Anthony L. Rostain, professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania, will give a presentation on “Improving Clinical Outcomes for Children and Adolescents with Neurodevelopmental Disorders.” The workshop will address common neurodevelopmental disorders in children and adolescents, such as ADHD, ASD, Tourette, semantic pragmatic disorder, nonverbal learning disorder, and other learning disabilities.

“The Role of Psychoeducation in Treatment and Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse” is the topic of the workshop on Wednesday, May 1, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The workshop will explore psychoeducation as one of the key components of Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). The presenter Lori Stauffer, Ph.D., founder of Hope for Families Inc.

Three continuing education credits will be offered for Pennsylvania social workers and licensed professional counselors, psychologists, NBCC counselors and Act 48.

All workshops will be held at the Doylestown Health & Wellness Center Auditorium, located at 847 Easton Road, Warrington.

The cost is $65 for each workshop and includes breakfast.

For more information or to register, call 267-247-5584 or visit