Announcement I:

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!



Announcement II:

The Asian American Bar Association of New York and Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund are organizing another Immigration Know-Your- Rights and DACA renewal clinic Sunday Feb 25 at Brooklyn Law School.


CLICK HERE to download the flyer.  Please share it!


DACA Renewal Immigration Know-Your- Rights Clinic
Sunday, February 25, 2018
12:30 PM- 3:30 PM
Brooklyn Law School
Brooklyn Student Lounge
250 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201



Announcement III:

Professional Development 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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