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==About Me==
 
==About Me==
I am a licensed mental health clinician.
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I am a licensed mental health clinician.
   
I am a member of several professional associations, including the Association for the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children (www.ATTACh.org) and serve as chair of their Registration Committee for clinical and agency members.
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I am a member of several professional associations, including the Association for the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children (www.ATTACh.org) and serve as chair of their Registration Committee for clinical and agency members.
   
I am licensed in several of the United States and have achieved Dipolmate status with the American Board of Psychological Specialities in Child Psychology and Forensic Psychology. I am a Diplomate of the American College of Forensic Examiners. I am also a Registered Clinician with the Association for the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children. really?
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I am licensed in several of the United States and have achieved Dipolmate status with the American Board of Psychological Specialities in Child Psychology and Forensic Psychology. I am a Diplomate of the American College of Forensic Examiners. I am also a Registered Clinician with the Association for the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children.
   
As Director for the Center for Family Development (www.Center4FamilyDevelop.com) I provide evaluations and treatment for families, focusing on those with histories of early maltreatment, Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and related conditions. I work extensively with a number of [[Child Welfare]] agencies through out the U.S., Canada, and overseas providing training, consultation, and evaluations. I am often called upon to testify as an expert witness in court proceeding regarding the evaluation and treatment of children and other mental health matters across the United States.
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As Director for the Center for Family Development (www.Center4FamilyDevelop.com) I provide evaluations and treatment for families, focusing on those with histories of early maltreatment, Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and related conditions. I work extensively with a number of [[Child Welfare]] agencies through out the U.S., Canada, and overseas providing training, consultation, and evaluations. I am often called upon to testify as an expert witness in court proceeding regarding the evaluation and treatment of children and other mental health matters across the United States.
   
I am President of the Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Institute, which certifies therapists, consultants, and trainers in this evidence-based, effective, and empirically validated treatment. I am also a certified Dyadic Developmental psychotherapist, consultant, and trainer. I service on the board of the Coalition of Adoption and Foster Family Agencies in Western New York. I am on the International Board of Directors of the Association for the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children, serve as Vice-President for clinical matters, and chair the registration committee.
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I am President of the Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Institute, which certifies therapists, consultants, and trainers in this evidence-based, effective, and empirically validated treatment. I am also a certified Dyadic Developmental psychotherapist, consultant, and trainer. I service on the board of the Coalition of Adoption and Foster Family Agencies in Western New York. I am on the International Board of Directors of the Association for the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children, serve as Vice-President for clinical matters, and chair the registration committee.
   
I provide professional training workshops and programs for therapists, mental health clinics, school systems, residential treatment centers, and governmental agencies in the United States, Canada, and overseas.
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I provide professional training workshops and programs for therapists, mental health clinics, school systems, residential treatment centers, and governmental agencies in the United States, Canada, and overseas.
   
 
I have published a number of articles in professional peer-reviewed journals on a variety of topics:
 
I have published a number of articles in professional peer-reviewed journals on a variety of topics:
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===MY PUBLICATIONS: A PARTIAL LISTING===
 
===MY PUBLICATIONS: A PARTIAL LISTING===
 
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* "Adolescent Substance Abuse: Family Dynamics." Family Therapy, X, 1983, pp. 47-55.
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* "Adolescent Substance Abuse: Family Dynamics." Family Therapy, X, 1983, pp. 47-55.
   
* Psychological Differentiation and Locus of Control Among Compul¬sive Adolescent Substance Abusers and Their Parents. (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Maryland, 1983.) Dissertation Abstracts International, 44, 3948-B. (University Microfilms DA8405718)
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* Psychological Differentiation and Locus of Control Among Compul¬sive Adolescent Substance Abusers and Their Parents. (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Maryland, 1983.) Dissertation Abstracts International, 44, 3948-B. (University Microfilms DA8405718)
   
* "The Compulsive Adolescent Substance Abuser: Psychological Differentiation and Family Process." Journal of Drug Education, 13 (2), 1983, pp. 161-173.
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* "The Compulsive Adolescent Substance Abuser: Psychological Differentiation and Family Process." Journal of Drug Education, 13 (2), 1983, pp. 161-173.
   
* "Comparing Individual and Family Treatment Modalities." In Changing Values: Implications for Family Policy and Practice: Proceedings of the Second Annual Family Service Canada Confer¬ence, 1984, pp. 110-121.
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* "Comparing Individual and Family Treatment Modalities." In Changing Values: Implications for Family Policy and Practice: Proceedings of the Second Annual Family Service Canada Confer¬ence, 1984, pp. 110-121.
   
* "Relationships Between Locus of Control and Psychological Dif¬ferentiation Among Compulsive Adolescent Substance Abusers." Alcoholism, 2, 1985, pp. 87-96.
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* "Relationships Between Locus of Control and Psychological Dif¬ferentiation Among Compulsive Adolescent Substance Abusers." Alcoholism, 2, 1985, pp. 87-96.
   
* "Family Therapy with Chemically Dependent Adolescents." Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 2, 1985, pp. 97-107.
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* "Family Therapy with Chemically Dependent Adolescents." Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 2, 1985, pp. 97-107.
   
* "Family Therapy with Violent Couples." Social Casework, 67, April 1986, pp. 211-219.
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* "Family Therapy with Violent Couples." Social Casework, 67, April 1986, pp. 211-219.
   
* "Substance Abusing Adolescents in Family Therapy." International Journal of Family Psychiatry, 8, 1987, pp. 221-229.
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* "Substance Abusing Adolescents in Family Therapy." International Journal of Family Psychiatry, 8, 1987, pp. 221-229.
   
* "Family Therapy and Reductions in Treatment Dropout in a Residen¬tial Therapeutic community for Chemically Dependent Adolescents." Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 4(1), 1987.
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* "Family Therapy and Reductions in Treatment Dropout in a Residen¬tial Therapeutic community for Chemically Dependent Adolescents." Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 4(1), 1987.
   
 
* "Family Therapy and the TC: The Chemically Dependent Adolescent", in The Chemically Dependent: Phases of Treatment and Recovery edited by Barbara C. Wallace, Brunner/Mazel, Inc., New York, 1992.
 
* "Family Therapy and the TC: The Chemically Dependent Adolescent", in The Chemically Dependent: Phases of Treatment and Recovery edited by Barbara C. Wallace, Brunner/Mazel, Inc., New York, 1992.
   
* "A Time of Need and A Vision of Hope." Journal of Jewish Communal Services, Spring, 1994.
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* "A Time of Need and A Vision of Hope." Journal of Jewish Communal Services, Spring, 1994.
   
* "Staples: Office Supply Superstore Industry Analysis." Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management Case Publications, 1996.
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* "Staples: Office Supply Superstore Industry Analysis." Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management Case Publications, 1996.
   
* "Child and Family Development and Adoption." European Adoption News, Volume 5, #4, p48, 1998.
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* "Child and Family Development and Adoption." European Adoption News, Volume 5, #4, p48, 1998.
   
* "Child & Family Development and Adoption: How Child Development and Family Development are Affected When a Child Joins the Family by Adoption." Mental Health World. 1998, pp. 3-4.
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* "Child & Family Development and Adoption: How Child Development and Family Development are Affected When a Child Joins the Family by Adoption." Mental Health World. 1998, pp. 3-4.
   
* "Managed Behavioral Health: Quality and Costs, Incompatible or Congruent?" Mental Health World, submitted for publication, March 1998.
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* "Managed Behavioral Health: Quality and Costs, Incompatible or Congruent?" Mental Health World, submitted for publication, March 1998.
   
* "Attachment & Bonding: usual development, signs of difficulty, and treatment." Adoption Resource Network’s 8th. Annual Conference, November 6, 1999.
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* "Attachment & Bonding: usual development, signs of difficulty, and treatment." Adoption Resource Network’s 8th. Annual Conference, November 6, 1999.
   
 
* "Adoption’s Impact on Child and Family Development." Adoption Resource Network’s 8th. Annual Conference, November 6, 1999.
 
* "Adoption’s Impact on Child and Family Development." Adoption Resource Network’s 8th. Annual Conference, November 6, 1999.
   
* "When Temper Tantrums Become a Way of Life." Adoptive Families, January/February 2001, pp 47-48.
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* "When Temper Tantrums Become a Way of Life." Adoptive Families, January/February 2001, pp 47-48.
   
* "Notes on Attachment." Fostering Families Today, April 2001 edition.
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* "Notes on Attachment." Fostering Families Today, April 2001 edition.
   
* "Notes On Attachment." Mental Health World, vol. 9 #2, Summer 2001, pp 1-4.
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* "Notes On Attachment." Mental Health World, vol. 9 #2, Summer 2001, pp 1-4.
   
* "Child Abuse and Neglect: Effects on child development, brain development, psychopathology, and interpersonal relationships." Mental Health World, vol. 10, issue 2, Summer 2002.
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* "Child Abuse and Neglect: Effects on child development, brain development, psychopathology, and interpersonal relationships." Mental Health World, vol. 10, issue 2, Summer 2002.
   
* "Handling Homework Battles." Parent Connection, November/December 2002.
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* "Handling Homework Battles." Parent Connection, November/December 2002.
   
* "Beyond the Pale: Answers to the questions we’re not supposed to ask." Contributing author, Edited by Mary Massaro, Diogenes Publishing, 2003.
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* "Beyond the Pale: Answers to the questions we’re not supposed to ask." Contributing author, Edited by Mary Massaro, Diogenes Publishing, 2003.
   
* "Child Abuse and Neglect: Effects on child development, brain development, psychopathology, and interpersonal relationships." Therapeutic Child Protective Work, Vol. 1 #3, November 2003, pp 9-16, 2003.
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* "Child Abuse and Neglect: Effects on child development, brain development, psychopathology, and interpersonal relationships." Therapeutic Child Protective Work, Vol. 1 #3, November 2003, pp 9-16, 2003.
   
 
* "Subtle signs of attachment sensitivities in adopted children." Healing, Vol. 9, #1, pp 14 – 15, Spring/Summer 2004.
 
* "Subtle signs of attachment sensitivities in adopted children." Healing, Vol. 9, #1, pp 14 – 15, Spring/Summer 2004.
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* "Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy." in Attachment Disorder Resource Book, As Simple As That Foundation, August 2004.
 
* "Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy." in Attachment Disorder Resource Book, As Simple As That Foundation, August 2004.
   
* "Recognizing Attachment Concerns." Adoption Today, pp. 62-63. December/January 2005.
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* "Recognizing Attachment Concerns." Adoption Today, pp. 62-63. December/January 2005.
   
 
* "Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: A multi-year follow-up...Preliminary Summary Findings." Connections, June 2005.
 
* "Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: A multi-year follow-up...Preliminary Summary Findings." Connections, June 2005.
   
* "Creating Capacity for Attachment: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Trauma-Attachment Disorders." Arthur Becker-Weidman, Ph.D., & Debra Shell, (Eds.) Woods N Barnes publishing, Oklahoma City, OK, 2005.
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* "Creating Capacity for Attachment: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Trauma-Attachment Disorders." Arthur Becker-Weidman, Ph.D., & Debra Shell, (Eds.) Woods N Barnes publishing, Oklahoma City, OK, 2005.
   
* "Treatment for Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy." Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal. Vol. 23 #2, April 2006, 147-171.
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* "Treatment for Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy." Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal. Vol. 23 #2, April 2006, 147-171.
   
 
* "Subtle and Not So Subtle Signs of Attachment Problems." in, Adoption Parenting: Creating a Toolbox, Building Connections, Jean MacLeod & Sheena Macrea, Ph.D., (Eds.), EMK Press, NJ, 2006.
 
* "Subtle and Not So Subtle Signs of Attachment Problems." in, Adoption Parenting: Creating a Toolbox, Building Connections, Jean MacLeod & Sheena Macrea, Ph.D., (Eds.), EMK Press, NJ, 2006.
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* "Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: A multi-year Follow-up." New Developments In Child Abuse Research, Stanley M. Sturt, Ph.D. (Ed.) Nova Science Publishers, NY, pp. 43 -- 61, 2006.
 
* "Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: A multi-year Follow-up." New Developments In Child Abuse Research, Stanley M. Sturt, Ph.D. (Ed.) Nova Science Publishers, NY, pp. 43 -- 61, 2006.
   
* "Activities to Facilitate Attachment." Attachment and the Adopted Child. #48, p. 7, 2006.
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* "Activities to Facilitate Attachment." Attachment and the Adopted Child. #48, p. 7, 2006.
   
* "What is Attachment?" In Adoption Now, Adoption UK (Ed.), Adoption UK, Banbury, Oxen, UK, pp. 14-17, 2006.
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* "What is Attachment?" In Adoption Now, Adoption UK (Ed.), Adoption UK, Banbury, Oxen, UK, pp. 14-17, 2006.
   
 
* "Who is at risk?" In Adoption Now, Adoption UK (Ed.), Adoption UK, Banbury, Oxen, UK, pp. 17-19, 2006.
 
* "Who is at risk?" In Adoption Now, Adoption UK (Ed.), Adoption UK, Banbury, Oxen, UK, pp. 17-19, 2006.
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===Presentations at professional meetings: Partial listing===
 
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“Evaluating Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders.” Albany, NY, January 20, 2006.
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“Evaluating Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders.” Albany, NY, January 20, 2006.
   
“Evaluating and Treating Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders.” Halton Children’s Aide Society, Halton, Ontario, Canada, January 23, 24, and 31, 2006.
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“Evaluating and Treating Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders.” Halton Children’s Aide Society, Halton, Ontario, Canada, January 23, 24, and 31, 2006.
   
“Creating Capacity For Attachment.” Springfield, MA, March 17, 2006.
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“Creating Capacity For Attachment.” Springfield, MA, March 17, 2006.
   
 
“Master Class: Six month Class for Professional’s on Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (one Saturday a month April 2006 – September 2006), Buffalo, NY.
 
“Master Class: Six month Class for Professional’s on Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (one Saturday a month April 2006 – September 2006), Buffalo, NY.
   
“Creating Capacity For Attachment.” Pittsburgh, PA, April 21, 2006.
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“Creating Capacity For Attachment.” Pittsburgh, PA, April 21, 2006.
   
 
“Building Attachment,” Coalition of Adoption and Foster Family Agencies Annual Spring Conference, Buffalo, NY April 29, 2006.
 
“Building Attachment,” Coalition of Adoption and Foster Family Agencies Annual Spring Conference, Buffalo, NY April 29, 2006.
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“Assessing Children,” Fostering Mental Health Conference sponsored by the Coalition of Foster Family and Adoption Agencies, May 19, 2006, Amherst, NY.
 
“Assessing Children,” Fostering Mental Health Conference sponsored by the Coalition of Foster Family and Adoption Agencies, May 19, 2006, Amherst, NY.
   
“Master Class in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy,” Center For Family Development, Six-month class, one Saturday a month, August 2006 – January 2007.
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“Master Class in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy,” Center For Family Development, Six-month class, one Saturday a month, August 2006 – January 2007.
   
 
“Treatment of children with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Disorders of Attachment in Residential Treatment,” September 28, 2006, The Village, Hartford, CT.
 
“Treatment of children with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Disorders of Attachment in Residential Treatment,” September 28, 2006, The Village, Hartford, CT.
   
“Becoming a Registered Clinician,” 17th. Annual Conference of the Association for The Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children, October 5, 2006, St. Louis, MO.
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“Becoming a Registered Clinician,” 17th. Annual Conference of the Association for The Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children, October 5, 2006, St. Louis, MO.
   
“Master Class in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, “ Blair Family Solutions. Three two-day classes: October 16 & 17, 2006, December 11 & 12, 2006, and February 19 & 20, 2007, Altoona, PA.
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“Master Class in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, “ Blair Family Solutions. Three two-day classes: October 16 & 17, 2006, December 11 & 12, 2006, and February 19 & 20, 2007, Altoona, PA.
   
 
“Evaluating Adopted Children,” Adoption Resource Network 15th Annual Perspective on Adoption and Foster Care Conference, November 4, 2006, Penfield, NY
 
“Evaluating Adopted Children,” Adoption Resource Network 15th Annual Perspective on Adoption and Foster Care Conference, November 4, 2006, Penfield, NY
   
“Educating Children with Complex-Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Sappo School. Medford, NY, November 11, 2006.
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“Educating Children with Complex-Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Sappo School. Medford, NY, November 11, 2006.
   
 
Keynote Speaker for the Ontario Adoption Resource Exchange and Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services 50th. annual meeting, “Clinical Knowledge and Strategies to Assist Adoptive Parents: A guide for Adoption Professionals,” Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 13, 2006.
 
Keynote Speaker for the Ontario Adoption Resource Exchange and Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services 50th. annual meeting, “Clinical Knowledge and Strategies to Assist Adoptive Parents: A guide for Adoption Professionals,” Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 13, 2006.
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“Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Evaluation and Treatment,” Toronto Ontario Canada, February 9, 2007.
 
“Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Evaluation and Treatment,” Toronto Ontario Canada, February 9, 2007.
   
“Master Class in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy,” Greene County Mental Health Board, Yellow Springs OH, & Integrated Youth Services, Yellow Springs, OH, February 26 & 27, March 26 & 27, May 7 &8, 2007.
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“Master Class in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy,” Greene County Mental Health Board, Yellow Springs OH, & Integrated Youth Services, Yellow Springs, OH, February 26 & 27, March 26 & 27, May 7 &8, 2007.
   
 
“Effects of Chronic Early Maltreatment on Child Development: Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Erie County Department of Social Services, Buffalo, NY, March 15, 2007.
 
“Effects of Chronic Early Maltreatment on Child Development: Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Erie County Department of Social Services, Buffalo, NY, March 15, 2007.
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“Evaluating and Treating Children with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Power of Social Work Annual NASW Conference, Albany, NY, March 23, 2007.
 
“Evaluating and Treating Children with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Power of Social Work Annual NASW Conference, Albany, NY, March 23, 2007.
   
“Avoiding Power Struggles with your Child,” Region I Foster/Adoptive Parent Training, Amherst, NY, March 31, 2007.
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“Avoiding Power Struggles with your Child,” Region I Foster/Adoptive Parent Training, Amherst, NY, March 31, 2007.
   
“Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: Effective Treatment for Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Presentation to Hillside Senior Management and Clinical Staff. April 9, 2007.
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“Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: Effective Treatment for Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Presentation to Hillside Senior Management and Clinical Staff. April 9, 2007.
   
 
“Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Evaluation and Treatment,” Syracuse, NY April 13, 2007.
 
“Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Evaluation and Treatment,” Syracuse, NY April 13, 2007.
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“Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Faces of Trauma, The Heart of Healing Conference, Institute for Children and Families, Lancaster, PA, April 20, 2007.
 
“Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Faces of Trauma, The Heart of Healing Conference, Institute for Children and Families, Lancaster, PA, April 20, 2007.
   
“Attachment Facilitating Parenting: Workshop for Child Welfare Professionals,” Ontario Children’s Aid Society training consortium, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, June 8, 2007.
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“Attachment Facilitating Parenting: Workshop for Child Welfare Professionals,” Ontario Children’s Aid Society training consortium, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, June 8, 2007.
   
‘’Reactive Attachment Disorder: Treatment of Children with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Jonesboro AR, June 28-29, 2007.
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‘’Reactive Attachment Disorder: Treatment of Children with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Jonesboro AR, June 28-29, 2007.
   
 
“Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: An effective treatment for trauma-attachment disorders,” The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, 15th. Annual Colloquium, Boston, MA, July 14, 2007.
 
“Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: An effective treatment for trauma-attachment disorders,” The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, 15th. Annual Colloquium, Boston, MA, July 14, 2007.

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I am also known as Dr. Art on the internet and by the families and children I work with.

About MeEdit

I am a licensed mental health clinician.

I am a member of several professional associations, including the Association for the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children (www.ATTACh.org) and serve as chair of their Registration Committee for clinical and agency members.

I am licensed in several of the United States and have achieved Dipolmate status with the American Board of Psychological Specialities in Child Psychology and Forensic Psychology. I am a Diplomate of the American College of Forensic Examiners. I am also a Registered Clinician with the Association for the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children.

As Director for the Center for Family Development (www.Center4FamilyDevelop.com) I provide evaluations and treatment for families, focusing on those with histories of early maltreatment, Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and related conditions. I work extensively with a number of Child Welfare agencies through out the U.S., Canada, and overseas providing training, consultation, and evaluations. I am often called upon to testify as an expert witness in court proceeding regarding the evaluation and treatment of children and other mental health matters across the United States.

I am President of the Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Institute, which certifies therapists, consultants, and trainers in this evidence-based, effective, and empirically validated treatment. I am also a certified Dyadic Developmental psychotherapist, consultant, and trainer. I service on the board of the Coalition of Adoption and Foster Family Agencies in Western New York. I am on the International Board of Directors of the Association for the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children, serve as Vice-President for clinical matters, and chair the registration committee.

I provide professional training workshops and programs for therapists, mental health clinics, school systems, residential treatment centers, and governmental agencies in the United States, Canada, and overseas.

I have published a number of articles in professional peer-reviewed journals on a variety of topics:

Drug Abuse Treatment

Adolescent Drug Abuse

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy

Attachment theory

Attachment disorder

Reactive attachment disorder

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder

Effective treatment for children and teens with complex trauma who have histories of chronic maltreatment

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Presentations at professional meetings: Partial listingEdit

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My signature Dr. Becker-Weidman Talk 12:49, August 22, 2010 (UTC)


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