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Healing Trauma Through Group Therapy

Sponsored by
The New York Center for Children
in association with Prevent Child Abuse America,
New York Child Welfare Court Improvement Project,
and New York City Administration for Children’s Services.

Monday, June 18, 2018
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
at
The Nicholas Scoppetta Children’s Center

*For group tickets, please email Christine Crowther along with a head count for each afternoon session.*

Ticket Options
*Choose Your Afternoon Workshop* (Req)
Name:
Affiliation/School:

 

Prevent Child AbuseNYC Administration for Children's ServicesThe New York Center for Children New York Child Welfare Court Improvement Project

CO-CHAIRS
Katherine Teets Grimm, MD
Medical Director
The New York Center for Children

Anne Reiniger, JD, MSW
Past Chair
Prevent Child Abuse America

8:30 – 9:00

REGISTRATION AND LIGHT BREAKFAST

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Katherine Teets Grimm, MD

Anne Reiniger, JD, MSW

David Hansell
Commissioner
NYC Administration for Children’s Services

Honorable Jeanette Ruiz
Administrative Judge
NYC Family Court

Maura Somers Dughi, Esq.
Lifetime Board Member
Prevent Child Abuse America

KEYNOTE SPEECH
Dr. Mandy Habib, Psy.D.
Co-Director, Institute for Adolescent
Trauma Training & Treatment
Adelphi University School of Social Work

PANEL DISCUSSION
Jennifer Herring, Ph.
Clinical Psychologist

Margaret Rauen, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow
Comprehensive Adolescent
Rehabilitation & Education Service
(CARES)
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s

Erum Nadeem, Ph.D.
CBITS and Bounce Back
Associate Professor
School-Clinical Child Psychology
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology

Anne Murphy Ph.D.
Clinical Director, Trauma Services
Rose F. Kennedy Children’s Evaluation & Rehabilitation Center, Montefiore
Group Attachment Based Intervention (GABI)

PANEL MODERATOR
Sarah McNamara, LCSW
Senior Social Worker
The New York Center for Children

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS
(Please choose one)

Hidden Gems: Peers Helping Peers in Peer Play Psychotherapy

Rebecca Shahmoon-Shanok, LCSW, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate
Relationships for Growth & Learning
Center for Attachment Research, NSSR
CEO and Academic Director
Collaborations for Growth
or

Trauma and Resiliency: Group Therapy Work with Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Cristina Muniz de la Pena, Ph.D.
Psychologist
Cofounder and Mental Health
Director

Brenda Punsky, LMSW, LLM
Clinical Social Worker
Terra Firma Healthcare and Justice
for Immigrant Children

NYS Continuing Education Credits for Social Workers Available (5 credits)

The conference is made possible by the generous support of New York Child Welfare Court Improvement Project and Prevent Child Abuse America.

 

Healing

When a child has been abused - physically, emotionally or sexually -
the most important first step is to
provide her or him with a safe, accepting environment. NYCC provides that secure haven in which to heal.

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Prevention

It seems that hardly a week goes by without news of a trusted child care worker being arrested for child abuse.

How do you know your child is safe?
Here are some tips.

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Education

NYCC is at the forefront of a number of educational projects focused on early intervention, prevention and treatment of child abuse.



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