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This portion of the event is free to attend.
Western New England Psychoanalytic Institute and Society
255 Bradley Street, New Haven, CT 06511
A discussion between Dr. Conway, Dr. Vaughns and Dr. Dangerfield regarding the need for technical modifications when working with high risk and difficult to engage adolescents from a psychodynamic perspective. The conversation will be moderated by Dr. Norka Malberg.
Registration for Saturday presentations required below. $125 for professionals/$50 for students and trainees
Yale Child Study Center–Cohen Auditorium
230 Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06519
|9:00am — 9:30 am||Introduction|
|9:30am — 10:45am||Francine Conway, PhD
Cultivating Compassion: A Psychodynamic Understanding of ADHD
|10:45am — 11:15am||Coffee Break|
|11:15am — 12:30pm||Kirkland Vaughs, PhD
Assisting a Light Middle Weight Contender Improve His Boxing Skills
Through Psychotherapy (Work with a 14 year old Hispanic Boy)
|12:30pm — 1:30pm||Lunch|
|1:30pm — 2:45pm||Mark Dangerfield, PhD
Innovations in Providing Mental Heath Services to Hard to Reach Adolescents
|2:45pm — 4:00pm||Discussion/Q&A|
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.
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.
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.
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