18th Annual Conference

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Ways to Improve Community-based, Educational and Psychotherapeutic Interventions: Applying the Lessons Learned

Friday, May 2, 2014


About the conference: An examination of various interventions – such as helping at-risk children succeed in school or catching troubled kids before they fail – often demonstrates a lack of success, leading to the frustrating conclusion that “nothing works.” This conference will critically examine which interventions “do work” and highlight strategies that can be implemented The focus will be on specific ways to improve community- based, psychotherapeutic and educational interventions in times of diminishing resources and accompanying calls for evidence-based accountability.

The Role of a Case Conceptualization Model and Core Tasks of Intervention by Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. [PDF]

A Community-based Approach to High Need Children and Families (Lessons Learned From Wrap-around Services) by Steve Dykstra, Ph.D. [PDF]

The “State of the Art” of Psychotherapy and Ways to Improve Treatment Outcomes (Feedback Informed Treatment) by Scott Miller, Ph.D. [PDF]

REACH: Pushing for Clinical Excellence by Scott Miller, Ph.D. [PDF]

Ways to Implement Interventions in Schools in Order to Make Them Safer, More Inviting and Pedagogically More Effective by Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. [PDF]