CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

8:00 am - Registration / Continental Breakfast / Exhibitor & Vendor Area opens

8:30 am - Opening Session

Exhibitor Tables/Networking

9:20 am - Workshop Session A

11:05 am - Workshop Session B

12:45 pm - Lunch / Keynote Speaker

Exhibitor Tables/Networking

2:30 pm - Workshop Session C

4:15 pm - Door Prize Raffle

*If conference is offered virtually, times may differ - an updated schedule will be posted

2021 WORKSHOPS

Workshop announcements coming soon... stay posted!

2019 WORKSHOPS

Behavior Related to Chronic Illness in Children and Adolescents

Alan Tager - Clinical Liaison, Cumberland Hospital for Children and Adolescents

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Becoming a More Effective Therapist by Enhancing Family Therapy Skills

Andres Torrens, LCSW, CCTP - Clinical Director, Families First of Palm Beach County; Adjunct Professor, Barry University School of Social Work

Child Sexual Abuse in the Latino/Hispanic community

Claudia Herrera, LMFT, CFLE - Director of Clinical Services, Center for Family Services of Palm Beach County

Implicit Bias/Racial Micro-aggressions and Impact on Child Welfare

Danniella Jones, Psy.D. - Post-Doctoral Fellow, Palm Beach County Youth Services Highridge Family Center

Moms, Marijuana... and What We Know

David Duresky M.A. – Trainer/Coach

Empowering Families in their Healing from Suicide, Loss, and Trauma

Doreen Cammarata  MS, LMHC – Adjunct Instructor, Hofstra University

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Music Therapy and Communication for Children of Various Abilities

Erica Lyles, MT-BC – Owner/Director, Whole Vibes, LLC

 

Pregnancy and Mothering with a Mood Disorder: How Children are Impacted

Jennifer Estrada  LMHC – Licensed Psychotherapist

Homelessness in the Community

Jennifer Raymond LMHC, NCC - Executive Director, Family Promise of South Palm Beach County

Sandra Symonds, LCSW – Program Manager, Family Promise of South Palm Beach County

Bridging the Gap: Understand and connect with your student or Child

Joanna de Peña, M.Ed. – Founder & CEO, Top Notch Scholars

​​Evidenced-Based Practices in Treating Disruptive Behaviors 

Laura Cruz, Ph.D. - Psychologist, Palm Beach County Youth Services Department

 

Stepfamilies: A Greater Understanding for Professionals Working with Blended Families

Loren Berry, Psy.D. – Psychologist, Palm Beach County Youth Services Department

What's Media Got To Do With It?

Matthew Tyler - Violence Prevention Educator, Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse

Markos Fleury – Violence Prevention Educator, Aide to Victims of Domestic Abuse

Sexual Abuse: You are No Longer My Dirty Little Secret

Randee A. Kogan, M.S., LMHC - Kogan Counseling Services, LLC

Monica E. Gonzalez, LMHC – Sexual Assault Licensed Therapist, Palm Beach County Victim Services

Preventative Measures: Having Conversations That Count

Terri Ferguson, M.S.W., LCSW

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Youth in the 21st Century

Liza Piekarsky, LMHC, CAP - Regional Director of Marketing, Retreat Behavioral; Licensed Therapist, Caring Therapists of Broward

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Normal Expressions of Sexuality in Children

Lawrence Siegel, MA, CSE, AASECT - Director of Education and Training, Sage Institute for Family Development

​Immigration 101

Shane O’Meara, Esq – Staff Attorney & Supervisor Immigrant Advocacy Project, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County

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