Past Events

November 17, 2016

Give Miami Day 2016

GIVE MIAMI DAY PLEDGE FORM 2016   Now you don’t have to wait until Give Miami Day to be a part of the movement. By completing this pledge form, you give us permission to charge your credit card […]
May 6, 2016

The 20th Annual Conference

March 17, 2016
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Peace, Harmony & Moonlight Dinner & Silent Auction

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens. Thursday, March 17, 2016
November 19, 2015
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Give Miami Day 2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015 Thanks to the generous donations of our supporters, The Melissa Institute raised $28,153.69!  
November 13, 2015

A Public Health Approach to School Safety

May 1, 2015

19th Annual Conference

Human Trafficking: Interrupting the Pathway to Victimization Friday, May 1, 2015 Material Approaches to Bolster Resilience in Victims of Human Trafficking: Core Tasks of Interventions by Don Meichenbaum, Ph.D. [PDF] Ways to Bolster Resilience in LGBTQ Youth (Lesbian, Gay, […]
May 2, 2014

18th Annual Conference

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 […]
May 3, 2013

17th Annual Conference

Preventative Interventions With Children, Adolescents and Their Families Friday, May 3, 2013 About the conference: In the richest country in the world, 22.5% of children under the age of 18 live in poverty. These 16.4 million children include […]
May 4, 2012

16th Annual Conference

Family-based Interventions With Children and Adolescents Friday, May 4, 2012 About the conference: Conference Presenters included Jim Larson, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychology and former Director of the School Psychology Training Program at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater. […]
May 6, 2011

15th Annual Conference

Bolstering Resilience: A Life-span Perspective Friday, May 6, 2011 Conference Presenters included Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D., Research Director of The Melissa Institute and Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Miami; and Dr. Robert Brooks, on faculty at the […]