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Upcoming Events

2017

February 4, 2017, Keeping Students Safe at School: Understanding and Improving Safety Assessment at HMS CME Course "School Mental Health: Treating Students K to 12"

March 10, 2017, "The Behavior Code: Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students" at 2017 General & Special Education Conference, Seattle WA

April 29, 2017, "Working with NAMI to Benefit our Schools and Communities" - The New England Council of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Waltham MA

Past Events

2016

September 23, 2016, 12pm Madeline Crivello Memorial Lecture, Hurwitz Auditorium at Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA
Free and open to the public.

October 1 and 2, 2016, 3pm, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA: Regeneration: A One-Woman Show

October 16, 2016, Irvington, NY Regeneration: A One-Woman Show

October 18, 2016, 5:30pm, Initiative for Arts and Humanities at Harvard Medical School, mini amphitheater TMEC 209, 260 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA. Free and open to the public. RSVP here.

December 10, 2016, "Picking up the Pieces: Working with Families Left Behind after a Suicide” at the Harvard Medical School CME Course “Self-Destructive Behavior"

January 29-30, 2016, Course Director, Harvard Medical School CE Course: "School Mental Health: Treating Students K-12", Boston MA

2015

November 10, 2015, Keynote Presenter, Special Education Surrogate Parent Conference, Making a Difference, Marlborough MA

September 16, 2015, Children of Suicide: In Her Wake. Webinar, Association for Death Education and Counseling
Noon - 1:30 p.m. (Eastern)
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Central)
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Mountain)
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (Pacific)

April 16-18, 2015, The Examined Life Conference, Iowa City, IA

March 26-29, 2015, “Is This Student Safe to Return to School?”: Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists’ and Psychologists’ Roles in Threat Assessments for Students at Risk for Violence at ASAP/ISAPP Meeting, New York, NY

January 31, 2015, Helping Struggling Students: Resiliency Strategies for Parents, Teachers, and Clinicians at Harvard Medical School CE Course: "School Mental Health: Treating Students K-12", Boston MA

2014

November 4, 2014, Hopkinton Public Schools, Professional Development

October 30, 2014, Teen Depression Training Webinar for Families for Depression Awareness

October 23, 2014, AACAP Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Clinical Perspectives 24: Is This Student Safe to Return to School? The Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist's Role in Threat Assessments for Students at Risk for Violence

October 22, 2014, AACAP Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Clinical Case Conference 5: Impossible at School, Part 2: Consulting on Violent, Disruptive, and Highly Unusual Kids

October 9, 2014, "Children of Suicide: In Her Wake". National Alliance for Grieving Children webinar. Watch at: http://childrengrieve.org/children-suicide-her-wake

June 4, 2014, "The Behavior Code: Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students" and "Safety Assessments" at Youth at Risk conference, Essex County Community Foundation

May 30, 2014, School Avoidance, The Education Cooperative

May 28, 2014, Lincoln-Sudbury schools, “PTSD/Anxiety”

April 25, 2014, "Working with Self-Destructive Adolescents: How to Manage Them While Taking Care of Yourself" at conference How Young People Succeed: The Art and the Science, Danbury, CT

April 6-16, 2014, Multiple cities in Poland: "The Behavior Code: Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students"

April 4, 2014, "The Behavior Code: Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students" - Northshore Education Consortium, Wakefield, MA

March 28, 2014, Menninger Symposium, "The Problem of Suicide: Rediscovering Hope" - More information here.

March 11, 2014, "The Behavior Code: Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students" Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME

February 13, 2014, Grand Rounds at Harvard University Health Services

February 12, 2014, Lincoln-Sudbury schools, “School Avoidance”

February 11, 2014, Carlisle Public Schools, "The Behavior Code: Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students"

January 31 - February 14, 2014, Harvard Medical School, "Staying Strong after Adversity: Learning from Marathon Monday"

January 29, 2014, Lincoln-Sudbury schools, “Depression and Suicide”

2013

December 6, 2013, The Education Cooperative, "The Behavior Code: Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students"

November 12, 2013, Carlisle Public Schools, "The Behavior Code: Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students"

November 8, 2013, The Behavior Code. CHADD 2013 Annual International Conference on ADHD, 8:30am, Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Crystal City, VA

November 6, 2013, Lesley University Child Homelessness Conversation lecture, Cambridge, MA

October 25, 2013, Life Members Wisdom Clinical Perspectives "Plays Well With Others" vs. "My Way or the Highway": The Revolutionary Evolution of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry's Relationship with Pediatrics and Schools, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL

October 24, 2013, Medical Student and Resident Breakfast: Inspiration for Success in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL

October 23, 2013, "Impossible" at School: Consulting on Violent, Disruptive, and Highly Unusual Kids, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL

June 10, 2013, "Accepting the Challenge: Understanding and Educating Students with Behavioral, Attentional and Emotional Learning Needs" Massachusetts Administrators of Special Education June Statewide Conference, Worcester, MA

May 29 - June 1, 2013, Aeschi West: Basic Principles in Working with Suicidal Patients. Vail CO

May 8, 2013, The Behavior Code: Practical Tips for Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students. Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds at Brown University

May 4, 2013, MCLE School Law Conference, Boston MA

May 2, 2013, Walker Trieschman Institute of Research & Training Distinguished Author Series
Walker School, Needham MA

April 10, 2013, New Jersey Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Federation for Children with Special Needs

  • January 15, 2013 12:30-1:30pm
    Webinar for Federation for Children with Special Needs
  • January 17, 2013 12:30-1:30pm
    Conference Call Q&A for FCSN
  • February 6, 2013 6:30-8:30pm
    Seminar for FCSN - Download flyer

February 2, 2013, Course Director and Presenter of "Real-World Strategies for Understanding and Teaching Challenging Students," Harvard Medical School "School Mental Health: Treating Students K - 12" CME Course

Click to open/download event flyerFebruary 9, 2013, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Newton, MA
The Behavior Code: Practical Strategies for Understanding and Teaching Students with Anxiety-Related and Disruptive Behavior

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2012

December 3, 2012, Learning Forward Annual Conference, Boston, MA
The Behavior Code: Practical Tips for Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students

October 26, 2012, "Writing about Patients: Benefits, Complications, and Connections of Sharing Their Stories" American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, San Francisco. 8:00 AM-11:00 AM

October 25, 2012, "Adolescent Risk-Taking Behaviors: Teaching Communities and Engaging the High Risk Adolescent" American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, San Francisco. 8:30 AM-11:30 AM

October 24, 2012, "Empowering Clinicians to Foster Positive Change in the Classroom" American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, San Francisco. 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

October 20, 2012, WriteAngles Conference, South Hadle, MA. Panel: Writing Memoirs.

October 10, 2012, Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance at McLean Hospital in Cambridge, MA. Presentation 7pm.

September 24, 2012, Be a Behavior Detective: Practical Strategies for Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students. September 24 7:00 PM, Cambridge Public Library- Main Library Lecture Hall
Learn how to recognize causes and patterns of difficult behaviors and match them with proven strategies for helping students learn.

May 16, 2012, Webinar: The Behavior Code: Practical Tips for Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students

May 10, 2012, The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students, Cambridge Health Alliance Pediatric Grand Rounds

April 12, 2012, The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students, Everett Public Schools

February 11, 2012, Scientific Meeting with Stuart W. Twemlow, MD. "On Bullying", Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Inc.

February 2, 2012, Psychiatry Grand Rounds at New York University

January 27-28, 2012, "School Mental Health: Treating Students K - 12" Harvard Medical School CME Course Co-Director

2011

October 21, 2011, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Joint Annual Meeting: Sidney Berman Award Presentation “Improving the Odds for Children's Safety In Schools: Lessons Learned”

June 1-4, 2011, "Divorce, Custody and Suicide: Protecting Our Clients" presented at the AFCC 48th Annual Conference, Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort, Florida.

May 13, 2011, Queens Hospital. “In Her Wake: A Child Psychiatrist Explores the Mystery of Her Mother’s Suicide”

May 12, 2011, "Children of Suicide." Grand Rounds, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York.

May 11, 2011, SUNY Downstate Medical Center. “In Her Wake: A Child Psychiatrist Explores the Mystery of Her Mother’s Suicide”

March 31, 2011, "Publishing a Memoir: Navigating the Boundaries of Personal, Clinical and Public Relationships" - Harvard CME Course “Publishing Books, Memoirs and Other Creative Nonfiction” in Boston. This event was not open to the public.

February 9, 2011, Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital Boston