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Speaker Series— Severe Temper Outbursts

This is a past event.

Friday, February 15 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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

Severe Temper Outbursts: Indicators of Emotion Dysregulation in Children

Speaker: Amy K. Roy, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Fordham University

Dr. Roy completed a B.A. in Psychology at Princeton University and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Temple University, under the mentorship of Dr. Philip Kendall. After completing a T32 postdoctoral fellowship at the New York University Child Study Center, Dr. Roy stayed on there as an Assistant Professor. In 2011, Dr. Roy joined the faculty of Fordham University as an Associate Professor of Psychology and the Director of the Integrative Neuroscience Program. Dr. Roy has been the recipient of multiple NIMH-funded grants that have supported her work examining the neural basis of anxiety and emotion dysregulation in children and adolescents. She has authored/co-authored over 40 peer-reviewed papers and has edited a book on Pediatric Anxiety Disorders.  

Presentation Objectives:
Discuss current issues in the assessment and characterization of pediatric irritability and temper outbursts.
2) Describe recent neuroimaging findings regarding pediatric irritability and temper outbursts.
3) List at least one component of temper outbursts that may have unique clinical relevance and neural bases.

One continuing education credit will be provided.

The Center for Children and Families (CCF) has been approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The CCF maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts CE credit provided by APA providers towards ANCC re-certification.

The FIU Counselor Education Program is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and a co-sponsor of the CCF’s presentations. The FIU Counselor Education program may award NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP™ solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. Provider # 4565, effective 9/1/11.

The CCF is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) to offer professional development for school psychologists. The CCF maintains responsibility for the program. 
This talk has also been approved for up to 1 CEU credits by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology.  Provider # BAP 50-12872.