Conference, SATURDAY, APRIL 29th
Keynote Speaker: Howard A. Liddle, Ed.D.
“Improving Adolescent Treatment Engagement and Outcomes: Lessons from Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT)”
This presentation is designed to bring evidence-based systemic interventions and techniques to community-based counseling settings. The focus will be practical in nature and address methods and approaches to working with and engaging adolescents and their families in the counseling process. This presentation will illustrate key principles and practical lessons learned from over 30 years of clinical work and research with diverse youth, including video illustrations of effective clinical methods.
Bio: Howard Liddle, EdD, ABPP (Family Psychology) is the developer of Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) and Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. His three-decade therapy research program focuses on the development, testing, and dissemination of family-based treatment for adolescent substance abuse and delinquency. This work has been recognized with awards from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Association, the Hazelden Foundation, and the American Psychological Association. Dr. Liddle is an internationally recognized leader in family therapy and the adolescent substance abuse treatment field and his published clinical DVDs and writings are used in family therapy, addiction treatment, social work and psychology programs around the world.
CONFERENCE SCHEDULE, SATURDAY, APRIL 29th
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