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Speaker Series: Developmental Pathways to Serious Conduct Problems in Children and Adolescents: Implications for Theory, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Friday, November 15, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

AHC1 - Academic Health Center 1, 110
11200 SW 8th ST 33199, Academic Health Center 1, Miami, Florida 33199

Developmental Pathways to Serious Conduct Problems in Children and Adolescents: Implications for Theory, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Speaker: Paul Frick, Ph.D. | Louisiana State University


  • Describe the most common developmental pathways that can lead to serious conduct problems in children and adolescents;
  • Use the research on developmental pathways to assess and diagnose children with Conduct Disorder, including the specifier “With Limited Prosocial Emotions”;
  • Use the research on developmental pathways to conduct problems to design effective approaches to the prevention and treatment of behavior problems in mental health clinics, schools, and the juvenile justice system.

About the Speaker:

Paul J. Frick, Ph.D is the Roy Crumpler Memorial Chair in the Department of Psychology at the Louisiana State University and professorial fellow in Institute for Learning Science and Teacher Education at Australian Catholic University. Dr. Frick has published over 250 manuscripts in either edited books or peer-reviewed publications and he is the author of 6 additional books and test manuals. A continuing line of research focuses on understanding the different pathways through which youth develop serious antisocial behavior and aggression and the implications of this research for assessment, treatment, and public policy. His work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the John T. and Catherine D. MacArthur Foundation. He is currently the editor of the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, the official journal of the International Society for Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology.

About the Speaker Series talks:

The Speaker Series presentations are designed to provide health and mental health professionals, educators, and students with current strategies for understanding, identifying, and treating children and adolescents with mental health problems.

All sessions are free and provide continuing education credits for mental health professionals.

The Speaker Series provides continuing education credits through: 

  • The American Psychological Association
  • The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • The FIU Counselor Education Program, which is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and a co-sponsor of the CCF presentations.
  • The National Association of School Psychologists
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology. 
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