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The Anne Marie Sandler Colloquium

March 6, 2020 @ 8:30 am - March 7, 2020 @ 3:00 pm



The Yale Child Study Center and Western New England Psychoanlytic Society and Institute invites you to:

The Anne Marie Sandler Colloquium

March 6 and 7th , 2020

Clinical and Research Innovations in working with Hard to Engage
Children and Adolescents



Research into Clinical Practice

Francine Conway, PhD: Cultivating Compassion: A psychodynamic understanding of ADHD

Dr. Conway is a clinical psychologist recognized for her work in aging and child psychopathology. She is the Dean of the  Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. She was a member of the faculty at Adelphi University’s Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies from 2003 until 2017. During her tenure at Adelphi, she developed and directed the institute’s community-based mental health clinic that provides psychotherapy to children living in underserved communities.


Clinical Presentation

Kirkland Vaughns, PhD : Assisting a Light Middle Weight Contender Improve his Boxing Skills Through Psychotherapy (Work with a 14 year old Hispanic boy)

Dr. Vaughns is a licensend clinical psychologist and a psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City. He is also a school psychologist in Hempstead , New york and the founding editor of the Journal of Infant , Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy. He is associate professor of psychology at the Denner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi  University, faculty member of the Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program at Adelphi University and a clinical supervisor at the National Institute for Psychotherapies.


Clinical Innovation in the Community

Mark Dangerfield, PhD: Innovations in providing mental health services to hard to reach adolescents

Dr. Dangerfield is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist and psychoanalyst. Has worked for over 20 years in pediatric hospitals and mental health services in Barcelona (Spain), specializing in working with adolescents and adults.  He  works for the Vidal and Barraquer Foundation in Barcelona as Clinical Manager of the ECID, an AMBIT (mentalization based intervention) based community outreach mental health team for high-risk adolescents who have dropped out from school and refuse to seek mental health services.



March 6, 2020 @ 8:30 am
March 7, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Event Category:


Unnamed Venue
CT United States

The Western New England Institute
For Psychoanalysis