PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS
   
The ACTing Cure: Strengths-based GroupTechniques for People with Intellectual Disabilities
38th Annual North American Drama Therapy Association Conference, October 28th, 2017
       
Roleplay as a Social Work Tool
Guest Lecture, Fordham University, October 19th, 2017

Positive Psychology in Clinical Settings:
Creative Interventions for Counseling & Psychotherapy
8th Annual Expressive Therapies Summit - New York, New York, October 14th, 2017

Engaging Persons with Dementia through Action Methods:
A Strengths-Based Approach
8th Annual Expressive Therapies Summit - New York, New York, October 15th, 2017

Challenges, Triumphs, Successes
Guest Lecture, Vanguard High School, October 11th, 2017

Wrong to Strong: Applying Positive Psychology to the Field of IDD
Annual START National Training Institute Conference – Rye Brook, NY, May 2017 

Engaging Persons with Dementia through Action Methods
A Strengths-Based Approach
7th Annual Expressive Therapies Summit - NYC, NY, November 10, 2016

Positive Supervision:  Positive Psychology In Action 
NADD 33rd Annual Conference - Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, 
November 3, 2016
    
The Acting Cure:  
Strengths Based Group Techniques for People With Cognitive Limitations
74th Annual ASGPP Conference -- Phoenix , AZ,  April 3, 2016

Ménage à trois:  
Couples Therapy, Positive Psychology, and Psychodrama
74th Annual ASGPP Conference -- Phoenix , AZ,  March 31,  2016

Positive Supervision in Mental Health
Behavioral Health Network, Inc.  Springfield, MA, March 10,  2016

Make Volunteering Work for You
The Actor’s Fund of America, New York City, NY, January 2016

Positive Interactive-Behavioral Therapy 
SeviceNet Springfield, MA, November 12-13, 2015

Integrating Positive Psychology, Couples Therapy & Psychodrama
Expressive Therapies Summit  -- NYC, November 8 , 2015

Positive Supervision for Mental Health Professionals
Behavioral Health Network, Springfield, MA, October 30, 2015

Working with Older Adults
The Actor’s Fund of America AWP Panel, NYC, NY November 2014

Positive Supervision for Mental Health Professionals
Behavioral Health Network, Springfield, MA, October 2014


Teaching Adults
The Actor’s Fund of America AWP Panel, New York City, NY, March 2014

Interactive-Behavioral Therapy – Positive Group Psychotherapy
for People with Intellectual and Psychiatric Disabilities
Brock University, Ontario, Canada, June 2013
 

 

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