The 2019 Michael C. Roberts Colloquium in Clinical Child Psychology presents:

Personalizing Evidence-based Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents

John R. Weisz, PhD, ABPP
April 26, 2019, 9:00am-12:00noon
Forum A, Burge Union
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Cost:
This event is free, however registration is required.
Please register here.
A reception with a light lunch and refreshments will follow the workshop. 

Continuing Education Credits:
3 hours of Intermediate-Level Continuing Education (CE) for Psychologists who attend the session in its entirety*

Please contact the event coordinator at ccpp@ku.edu or 785-864-4226 with any questions regarding this event.

 

About Dr. John Weisz:

Dr. John Weisz is Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and Harvard Medical School.  He is board certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and holds many professional awards, including the James McKeen Cattell Lifetime Achievement Award (APS), the Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award (Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology), and the Nicholas Hobbs Award (APA Division 37).  He has served as President and CEO of the Judge Baker Children’s Center at Harvard Medical School, and on the Board on Children, Youth, and Families of the National Academy of Sciences/Institute of Medicine. 

Dr. Weisz has built a distinguished career developing and testing interventions for youth with mental health problems in clinical practice settings.  His most recent work examines transdiagnostic approaches to youth psychotherapy, including modular treatments guided by principles of psychological change.  This colloquium will provide specific guidance regarding how to integrate evidence-based practices with strategies for personalizing treatment to fit individual youth and family characteristics.

The Michael C. Roberts Colloquium Series in Clinical Child Psychology Fund is an endowed account established in 2012 to honor its name bearer’s contributions to the field as Founding Director of the KU Clinical Child Psychology Program. Interest from the endowed account brings eminent scholars in clinical child psychology to KU to deliver colloquia, meet with students, and consult with faculty on ongoing clinical research projects.

*The University of Kansas Clinical Child Psychology Program is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The University of Kansas Clinical Child Psychology Program maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


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