Please join us at our next Professional Development presentation:

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, 6 – 7.30pm

NYU Silver School of Social Work, 1 Washington Square, NY, NY

Developmental Milestones and Managing Tantrums

– Developmental milestones for children 2 – 12 years old

– Ways to address tantrums

– Discussion of cross cultural issues

Presenters: Sarah Caraisco, MD, Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Team, Gourveneur Health Center, Mayar Mansy, NYU Applied Psychology Intern

Peer Supervision session 7.30 -8.30 pm.  Everyone is welcome!


Presentation topics for March 30 and April 27, 2018

March 30, 2018

Part II: Evidence-Based Treatment for Adolescents and Young Adults with Anxiety and Depression – A Developmentally and Contextually Informed Approach for Racial/Ethnic Minorities

– Continue review of the integrated CBT model for anxiety/depression in minority emerging adults

– Clinical application – case conceptualization and skill building.  Case vignettes and questions from participants are welcome (email us at

Presenter: Chiaying Wei, PhD


April 27, 2018

DBT-informed Treatment with Asian-American Immigrants: Recognizing Cultural and Acculturation Factors that Inhibit Change

Presenters:  Dustin Chien, LMSW, social worker, Elaine Ho, LCSW, social worker supervisor, Gouverneur Health, Behavioral Health Department, Asian Bi-cultural Clinic



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