Chronological Listing of Courses and Presentations

February, 2017
Newer Research for Better Methods for Therapy in Autism. National Foundation for Autism Treatment. San Diego, California, February 2017; Pioneer Day School, Ocean Beach, California; (also planned for Bangkok, Hanoi, and Hong Kong March 2017).

January, 2017
Are We Connected? How to Use Everyday Video to Track Developmental Progress in Social Communication. Autism Europe, Edinbough September 2016; Rady Children’s Hospital UCSD Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Autism Research Seminar Series, San Diego, California.

November, 2016
Supporting Refugee Populations Exposed to Violence. Somali Health Association, San Diego State University, San Diego, California.

October, 2016
Supporting Resilience in Young Children Living in Regions Impacted by Conflict. World Association of Infant Mental Health, International Conference. Prague, Czech Republic. May, 2016; National Early Childhood Educational Inspectorate, Belfast, Northern Ireland, September 2016; Subotica, Serbia September 2016; Balkan Regional Early Childhood Conference, Belgrade, Serbia September 2016; ICDL International Conference Orlando September 2016; American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Conference New York, NY.

Fall 2016, Winter 2017
Fielding Graduate University PhD Program in Infant and Early Childhood Development IECD 306 Biological Treatments in Infant Mental Health. Spring 2016, Summer 2016. Research Development Courses.

Winter 2017
Tzofeh: Looking Beyond. Conflict Resolution and Peace Building in The World, Israel, and on Campus. Preparing high school seniors for assertive and appropriate advocacy for peace, including review of the field of peacebuilding as it applies to tensions and conflict in the US, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and including training in self-regulation and assertiveness skills. Congregation Beth Am, San Diego, CA. Fall – Winter 5776 (2015-2016).

August, 2016
Developmental, Individual Differences, Relationship Based Intervention for Children with Disorders of Relating and Communicating, Introductory Course (DIR 101). Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning. San Marcos, California.

October, 2015
Just Say Yes: Child Psychiatry Consultation to Overseas Regions With a History of Conflict. Panelist: Exploring the Role of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists in Public Health and Relief Organizations. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

October, 2015
Supporting Resilience in Young Children Living in Regions Impacted by Conflict. Panelist: Sustaining Youth Experiencing Armed Conflict and Terror. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

September, 2015
Teens on the Spectrum: Development, Regulation, Hormones, and How to Support Individuals With Autism and Related Conditions as They Grow and Mature. Kids Institute for Development and Advancement (KIDA). Irvine, CA.

September, 2015
Developmental Approaches to Autism Intervention: What it is and Evidence Base. Rady Autism Research Seminar. San Diego, CA.

September, 2015
Building Resilience Through Relationships: A DIR/Floortime Approach. We Can’t Wait VI Early Childhood Mental Health Conference. San Diego, CA.

May, 2015
Family Support for People with Bipolar Disorder. Panelist and emcee. International Bipolar Disorder Foundation. Cardiff, CA.

April, 2015
Apps for Autism: Principles and Problems. 2015 AppJam Launch. University of California, Irvine. Irvine, CA.

March, 2015
Apples for Teachers: From Engagement to Learning with the DIR-FCD Model in Schools. Profectum International Conference. Pasadena, CA.

November, 2014
DIR support for young children, families, caregivers and teachers exposed to high stress situations. Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders International Conference. Boston, MA.

November, 2014
Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder for Paraprofessionals. Relias Learning.

October, 2014
Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Behavioral Health in the Pediatric Clinic: A Case Conferencing Dialogue with Child Psychiatry. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

September, 2014
Ways to Support People with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Relias Learning.

August, 2014
Potions and love: supporting relationships with pharmacotherapy. At Love & Autism, A Conference with Heart. San Diego, California.

September, 2014; June, 2014
Helping Children to Become Calm Problem Solvers: Infant mental health strategies in areas of conflict and the Power of Early Childhood Development Services in Conflict and Post-Conflict Environments. Early Years International Conference. Belfast, Northern Ireland. June, 2014; September, 2014. Belgrade, Serbia.

April, 2014
Derivation of DIR. San Diego State University.

April, 2014
Trusting the Universe: How What We Know About People Can Make Good Things Happen in Many, Very Different, Situations. Special Needs Nexus, Encinitas, CA.

February, 2014
And the Winning Entry in the Western Medicine Category is….National Foundation for Autism Research Mom’s Group.

September 2013
Anthropogenic Aspects of Empathy and Theory of Mind: A Summary of the Fall 2013 CARTA Symposium and it’s Relationship to Developmental Intervention for Relating, Communicating, and Learning. Burbank, California.

September 2013
Front Line Management of Behavioral Health Conditions.San Diego County Mental Health, Management Health Systems, Vista Hill, and Rady Childrens Hospital roll out of SmartCare Behavioral health Consultation Services. San Diego, California.

September 2013
The Role of Medication and Other Biological Approaches in Infants and Early Childhood Mental Health (aka Psychiatric medications and Young Children). We Can’t Wait IV. San Diego, California.

June 2013
Staying Positive when faced with challenges or feelings of loss. National Foundatin for Autism Research, Mom’s Group, San Diego, California.

May 2013
DIR/Floortime at School. Interagency Community Connections, Pasadena, California.

April 2013
Blended Developmental – Behavioral Intervention for Toddlers at Risk for Autism: The Southern California Bridge Collaborative. Profectum International Conference, Pasadena, CA.

April 2013
Autism and Art. Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California, With Diane Yapko, MA, SLP-CCC.

April 2013
Neurodiversity: Autism Spectrum and Other Disorders, a DIR/ Floortime Approach in Early Intervention. Fresno State, Fresno, California.

March 2013
Loss and Autism. National Foundation for Autism Research, Dad’s Group. San Diego, California.

February 2013
Infant mental health strategies in areas of conflict. At The Power of Early Childhood Development Services in Conflict and Post-Conflict Environments Belfast, Northern Ireland.

November 20, 2012; February 2013; May 2013
DIRFloortime Research in Action: Building Clinical Research Community – a) Overview of multisite research and collaborative ideas . ICDL Graduate School Department of Research, Research Webinar.

November 17, 2012
Society Needs Diversity: Innovation, Globalization, Public Policy, and Finding a Niche for Everyone. ICDL Annual Conference, Montclaire, NJ.

October 2012
Media Showcase Features: Embedding Developmental Principles in Media: Children’s Books, Preschool Music, Kids’ Television, Video Games, and Prime Time. DIR/FLoortime Coalition of California 2nd Annual Fall Conference. Burbank, CA.

September 28, 2012
The Role of Medication and Other Biological Approaches in Infants and Early Child Mental Health. We Can’t Wait III. San Diego, CA.

April 14, 2012
Broad Spectrum ASD: What’s the diagnosis? What should we do? Momsfightingautism Webinar.

March 27, 2012
Diagnostic Confusion & Comorbidity in Broad Spectrum ASD. Rady Childrens Hospital Autism Research Seminar, San Diego, CA.

February 2012
Adventures in Mentoring: Craig Takes the Bus – Gratitude for and Contributions to Our Community Process of Treatment, Education, Research, Advocacy, and Fundraising. ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Training Program. Pasadena, CA.

February 2012
Introduction to Presentation of Clinical Cases in the DIR/Floortime Model: a discussion of presentation guidelines and Assessing Severity of Neuro-Developmental Disorders of Relating and Communicating. ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Training Program. Pasadena, CA.

February 2012
Depression and Autism. Webinar for Autism College.

January 2012
Connection Counts: Core Elements in Autism Intervention. Awareness and Action 4 Autism. University of California at San Diego.

November 2011
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Autism. Annual International Conference, Bethesda, MD.

November 2011
Cutting Edge Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders. Panel moderator: Ami Klin, Ph.D., Stuart Shanker Phil.D., Jim Stieben, Ph.D., ICDL Annual International Conference, Bethesda, MD. November, 2011. The Neurorelational Framework: Interview of Connie Lillas, PhD. ICDL Annual International Conference, Bethesda, MD.

October 2011
Medication Support for DIR Programs. Tel Aviv, Israel.

September 2011
We Can’t Wait II conference on early childhood mental health, facilitator. San Diego, CA.

May 2011
How do we decide what to do for our children? Webinar for momsfightingautism.com

April 2011
Medications for Autism: Webinar for Autism College with Chantal Sicile Kira and Temple Grandin. momsfightingautism.com

November 2010
Reflective Practice in DIR. (with Dr Mona Delahooke, PhD). Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

November 2010
Executive Function and Praxis in the current Individual Differences side of the FEDL guidance form. Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute. .

November 2010
Receptive and Expressive Communication: A quick survey of the current Individual Differences side of the FEDL guidance form. Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

November 2010
Introduction to Individual Differences. Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

November 2010
Overview of the [DIR] Model. ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

November 2010
Dads and Autism. National Foundation for Autism Research. San Diego, CA.

November 2010
Research Panel: with Rick Solomon, MD, Devin Casenheiser PhD, James Steiben PhD, Cecilia Breinbaur MD, and Liz Tsakiris PhD. ICDL Fall Conference. McClean, VA.

November 2010
Redefining Research in Autism. Panel with Connie Kaseri PhD, Catherine Lord PhD, Devin Cesenheiser PhD, James Steiben PhD, and Serena Wieder PhD. ICDL Fall Conference. McClean, VA.

November 2010
Medication Support for DIR School Programs. ICDL Fall Conference. McClean, VA.

October 2010
Introduction to the Diagnostic Manual for Infancy and Early Childhood (DMIC). Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

October 2010
7 ate 9: The Upper FEDL Levels. Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

October 2010
Getting to Engagement: Understanding Research Aspects of Studying Affective Engagement in the BRIDGE Collaborative. Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

September 2010
An Introduction to DIR/Floortime . CARES, San Diego, CA.

August 2010
Psychotropic Medication for People with AUTISM AND RELATED CHALLENGES Autism One Conference, Pasadena, CA.

August 2010
An Introduction to DIR/Floortime. Autism One Conference, Pasadena, CA.

July 2010
Panel participant and discussant, DIR/Floortime Education Model Case. ICDL Summer Institute, Bethesda, MD.

July 2010
Psychotropic Medication for People with Neurodevelopmental Disorders in the Context of DIR/Floortime Intervention. ICDL Summer Institute, Bethesda, MD.

July 2010
Research in DIR/Floortime: Progress and Practical Tips to Get Involved. Panel moderator and speaker. ICDL Summer Institute, Bethesda, MD.

July 2010
Advocacy for DIR/Floortime: Progress to Date and Practical Tips to Get Involved. Panel moderator and speaker. ICDL Summer Institute, Bethesda, MD.

June 26, 2010
Psychotropic Medication for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Social Thinking Conference with Michelle Garcia Winner.

June 26, 2010
Social Learning and DIR/Floortime: Complimentary Interventions and Common Ground. Social Thinking Conference with Michelle Garcia Winner

June 2010
Interview of Laura Schreibman, PhD about her book The Science and Fiction of Autism, Rady Autism Research Work Group.

June 2010
Training for Lobbying Legislators, with legislative advocate Jim Lantry. DIR/Floortime Coalition of California.

May 23, 2010
Memorial for Dr. Stanley Greenspan, with Dr. Arnold Miller, Marilee Burgeson SLP, and Jim Lantry. Liberty Station Park, San Diego, CA.

May 2010
Tribute to Dr. Stanley Greenspan. ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

April 10, 2010
The Magic of Ideas: Using DIR/Floortime to help people with Autism Spectrum and Developmental and Learning Disorders use Symbolic and Logical Thinking to Step Away From and Solve Moment to Moment Social Problems in Everyday Life, Leading to Better Communicating, Relating, and Learning. momsfightingautism.com webinar Things to Know About Autism With Dr. Temple Grandin and Chantal Sicile-Kira. Broadcast from the ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Institute.

March 17, 2010; March 22, 2011
Psychotropic Medication for People with Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Child Neuropsychology Grand Rounds, Rady Childrens Hospital. UCSD School of Medicine.

March 2010; April 2011
Managing Difficult Behavior & Family Case Study. ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

March 2010; April 2011
Diagnostic Manual for Infancy and Early Childhood (DMIC) Interactive Disorders, Axis VI Caregiver Profile, and Axis VII Stress.ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

February 24, 2010
ICDL Research Forum Presentation: BRIDGE Collaborative Research Program.

February 2010
Medical Panel, Autism One Conference Anaheim, California.

February 2010
Psychotropic Medication for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders Autism One Conference Anaheim, California.

February 2010
California DIR/Floortime Advocacy Update. ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

January 2010
Panel on Assessing Co-regulation and Engagement in Video Samples of Infants and Young Children. ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

November 2009
Reflective Practice in DIR. (with Dr Mona Delahooke, PhD). ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

November 2009
Executive Function and Praxis in the current Individual Differences side of the FEDL guidance form. Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

November 2009
Receptive and Expressive Communication: A quick survey of the current Individual Differences side of the FEDL guidance form. ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

November 2009
Introduction to Individual Differences. ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

November 2009
Overview of the [DIR] Model. ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

October 2009
Psychotropic Medication in the Treatment of Developmental and Learning Disorders. University of California at San Diego School of Medicine Child Psychiatry Treatment and Interventions Seminar. Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego. San Diego, CA.

October 2009
7 ate 9: The Upper FEDL Levels. ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

October 2009
Introduction to the Diagnostic Manual for Infancy and Early Childhood (DMIC). ICDL Southern California DIR/Floortime Regional Institute.

July 2009
DIR in the Public Schools. A case based presentation. ICDL Summer Institute, Monterey, CA.

July 2009
Psychotropic Medication in the Treatment of Developmental and Learning Disorders. A case based presentation. ICDL Summer Institute, Monterey, CA.

July 2009
E.: A Model Case Using DIR. The use of DIR at a critical moment in a multimodal treatment intervention. AEFCT San Diego, CA.

June 6 & 7, 2009
The Miller Method and DIR/Floortime: Complementary approaches for our most challenged children with ASD; A Charity Conference/ Benefit. San Diego, CA .

May 2009
Open Forum: Living. Part I: Developmental and Learning Challenges. 2. Living, Part II: Autism Spectrum Disorders. In these audience driven interactive seminars, we talk about the ups and downs of living with developmental and learning disorders, emphasizing how to support development and learning through whatever practical means we have at hand. Involved Expceptional Parents (IEP) Day Conference. San Diego Regional Center and San Diego City Schools. San Diego, CA.

March 24, 2009
Psychotropic Medication in the Treatment of Developmental and Learning Disorders. University of California at San Diego School of Medicine Child Psychiatry Treatment and Interventions Seminar. Rady Childrens Hospital San Diego. San Diego, CA.

2008; 2009
Staff Training for DIR at School, Solana Beach School District. Solana Santa Fe Elementary School, Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Part I (Basic Principles), September, 2008; Part II (Day to day Implementation and Problem Solving) December, 2008; Part III (Critical Thinking) March 2009.

September 2008
Beyond Med Management: A Survey of Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Autism Spectrum Disorders. University of California at San Diego School of Medicine Child Psychiatry Treatment and Interventions Seminar. San Diego, CA.

October 2008
Psychotropic Medication in the Treatment of Developmental and Learning Disorders. ICDL Summer Institute, July 2008 and ICDL 11th Annual International Convention, November, 2008. McCLean, VA. , and Sierra Academy, San Diego, CA.

November 2008
Bench to Trench Research support for the DIR model: from genetics and child development to blackboard mathematics, with clinical correlations and functional neurophysiology. ICDL Summer Institute, July 2008 and ICDL 11th Annual International Convention. McCLean, VA.

November 2008
Comparing the DIR Developmental Individualized Relationship-based approach with RDI Relationship Development Intervention. ICDL Summer Institute, July 2008 and ICDL 11th Annual International Convention. McCLean, VA.

May 2008
Beyond Medication and Behavioral Therapy: The Case for Relationship- Based Framework for the Treatment of Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders. University of California at San Diego School of Medicine Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds. San Diego, CA.

April 2008
Dual Diagnosis: When There is a Psychiatric Disorder on Top of a Developmental or Learning Disorder. Involved Exceptional Parents’ Day Conference. San Diego, CA.

April 2008
Biology vs. Behavior: An Interactive Seminar. Involved Exceptional Parents’ Day Conference. San Diego, CA .

March 2008
Dreams and Nightmares in the World of Autism. San Diego Chapter, Autism Association of America, San Diego, CA.

March 2008
Connecting kids: An Introduction to DIR/Floortime. Solana Beach School District. San Diego, CA.

January 2008
So, Should I Medicate My Child? Helping Parents Determine When Medication May Be Effective and How To Navigate the Pharmaceutical Choices. Crimson Center for Speech and Language, San Diego, CA.

December 2007
The Use of Psychotropic Medication in Aspergers and High Functioning Autism. North Coastal Aspergers/ HFA Parents’ Group, San Diego Chapter of the Autism Association of America. Carlsbad, CA.

August 2007
Making the Most of Your Time with Children with Special Needs. Solana Beach School District, San Diego, CA.

July 2007
Therapy with Young Adults: Long Term Psychotherapy for Young Adults with Type 2 Neurodevelopmental Disorders of Relating and Communicating (NDRC – 2), Utilizing DIR Functional Emotional Developmental Capacities to Address Difficulties with Empathy and Social Relatedness. ICDL Summer Institute 2007, Monterey, CA.

July 2007
Medication Treatment of Bipolar Disorder: whatever the age or other disability of the person. ICDL Summer Institute, Monterey, CA.

May 2007
Science and Sexual Orientation: An Analysis of the Responsum on Homosexuality, Human Dignity, and Halachah. Congregation Beth Am, San Diego, CA.

April 2007
Update on Treatment Approaches and Issues: Children Who Have Been Emotionally or Physically Abused. California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Carlsbad, CA.
January 2007
Current Thoughts on the Psychiatric Treatment of Disorders of Development and Learning. Crimson Center for Speech and Language, San Diego, CA.

October 2006
Autism In the Schools: A Private Practice Model, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

September 2005
Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Clinical Approach to Diagnosis and Management. Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, San Diego, CA.

July 2005
Medication Ideas for the Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders. San Diego, CA.

February 2005, 2006, 2007
The Captive Patient: Ethical Considerations in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. UCSD School of Medicine, February 2005, repeated 2006, 2007.

October 2004
Can Medications Help Kids Have Better, More Productive Relationships With Us? Medication and Social Function in Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders. North County Chapter, San Diego County, Autism Association of America, given in Carlsbad, CA.

January 2003
Psychotropic Medications Used in Autism Spectrum Disorders. South Orange County Autism Society, Laguna, CA.

November 2002
Understanding and Managing Autism and Related Disorders. San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

January 2002
Medication as a Last Resort: The City School – Balboa Secondary Academy, San Diego, CA.

October 2001
Taming Your Truculent Toddler: La Costa Moms, La Costa, CA.

May 2001
Violence in the Schools – Helping Children Manage Bullies and How Schools Can Respond: Carmel Creek Elementary School Dad’s Connection, a community event panel discussion in cooperation with police and school personnel.

February 2001
Protect – Engage – Facilitate: Principles for helping children on the autism spectrum with social reciprocity at school. North Coastal Consortium for Special Education, San Diego County.

January – June, 2001
Developmental – Individualized – Relationship Based Intervention for Children in the Zero to Three Population: A Hands – On Experiential Training Program. HOPE Infant Family Support Program.

October 2000
Helping Kids Get Along Together: Parent Guidance Conference. San Diego Jewish Academy.

July 2000
Application of Developmentally Appropriate, Individualized, Relationship Based Multimodal Treatment with a Teenaged Male with Asperger’s
Syndrome. Interdiciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders, Senior Clinicians’ Conference. Bethesda, MD.

June 2000
The importance of the father in child development: at home and in the schools. Carmel Creek Elementary School, San Diego, CA.

May 2000
Case Presentation of Intractable Impulsivity: San Diego Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, San Diego, CA.

February 10, 2000
Practical Management of Asperger’s Syndrome. The Council for Exceptional Children Chapter 95 and the San Diego County Association of School Psychologists. El Cajon, CA.

October 1999
Autism and Related Disorders, DSM and Zero to Three Conceptualizations and their implications for diagnosis and management. Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego, CA.

October 1999
Introduction to Floor Time Approaches for Children with Special Needs T.E.R.I. Conference, ( with Temple Grandin and Tony Attwood) San Diego, CA.

September 1999
Autism, The Psychiatrist’s View. North County San Diego Chapter, Autism Society of Amerrica.

June 12 & 13, 1999
Applying Greenspan’s Floor Time to Play Therapy: A Workshop for Therapists at the 1999 California State Conference For Play Therapy, sponsored by the California Association for Play Therapy, Santa Barbara, California.

June 1999
Applying Greenspan’s Floor Time to Respite Work: A Workshop for TERI, Inc., of Oceanside, California.

Spring 1999
Floor Time at Home and in School: A Four Session Workshop for Parents and Staff Applying Greenspan’s to Your Kids. San Diego County Office of Education, North Coastal Consortium for Special Education.

Spring 1999 & Fall 2000
Psychopharmacology for Marriage, Family, and Child Counselors; 15 hour five week course; University of San Diego.

April 1999
Mixed Bipolar Illness I Children and Adolescents, University of California at San Diego, Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, San Diego, California.

March 1999
Medications for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Best of the West Conference, Autism Society of Wachington, Yakima, Washington.

January 1999
Working with Families. California School Nurses Organization, Nurse of the Year Reception. San Diego, CA.

January 1999
Current Trends in Autism and the Fight for the Soul of Autism Treatment. San Diego Chapter, Autism Society of America.

October 1998
Developmental Intervention With Young Children. Sevick Elementary School, El Cajon, CA.

September 1998
Surveying the Autism Spectrum. California School Nurses Organization. Polinsky Children’s Center, San Diego, CA.

July 1998
Medication Treatment for Persons with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Autism Society of America, National Conference, Reno, NV.

June 1998
Managing Children and Families with Autism in the Preschool Setting. Children’s Hospital and Health Center Toddler School, San Diego, CA.

May 1998
Floor Time Approach to Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Seminar presented to consortium of education and intervention organizations, San Diego, CA

March 1998
Depression in the Elderly. Sharp Health System Continuing Medical Education Seminar, Imperial Beach, CA.

March 1998
Affective Disorders: Comorbid Conditions and Treatment Strategies. American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, 1998 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

January 1998
Developmental Psychopathology and Ethnicity, a 15 hour three week seminar as a visiting professor, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.

October 1997
Mental Health Screening for Primary Care Professionals, with Focus on Attention Deficit Disorder in Children and Adults and Medication Use and Interactions in the Psychopharmacologic Management of Elderly Patients. Sharp Family Practice Residency Clinical Care Conference, San Diego, CA.

October 1997
Autism and Pervasive Development Disorders: An Overview of Assessment and Treatment. Conference by the Bay, Escondido Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA.

October 1997
Assessment and Management of Agitation and Aggression in the Elderly, Clinical Care Capstone Education Conference, Holiday Inn Embarcadero, San Diego, CA.

September 1997
Introduction to Developmental Psychotherapy (four week, 14 hour seminar), Hope Infant Program, San Diego Unified School District.

August 1997
Managing Boundaries in Home Visitation, Hope Infant Program, San Diego Unified School District.

July 1997
Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, a Primer for Marriage and Family and Child Counselors, University of San Diego.

July 1997
Dolphin Human Therapy: Striving for a balanced critique The Autism/PDD Support Group, Chula Vista, CA.

June 1997
Conference Review: National Consultant Leadership Conference on Psychotic Disorders. San Diego, CA.

June 1997
Treatment of Tourette’s Disorder and Associated Problems: treating the Whole Person. Tourette’s Society of San Diego.

May – July 1997
Teacher Training for Engaging Children with Autism and Pervasive Development Disorders. Ten week training course, San Diego City Schools.

March 1997
Antipsychotic Treatment in the Late 1990’s. Clinical Case Conference, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD.

March 1997
Understanding Managed Care. Clinical Case Conference, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD.

1997
The Role of the Child Psychiatrist in Autism and PDD. Autism/PDD Family Support Group, Chula Vista, CA, February, 1997, and San Diego County Chapter, Autism Society of America, April, 1997.

January 1997
Overview of Psychopharmacology in Children and Adolescents. National University, Department of Family and Child Counseling, San Diego, CA

April 1997
Are the Meds Working? Parent Training Conference, The City School, San Diego, CA, December, 1996, and CHADD, Pomarado Hospital, Poway, CA.

March 1997
Depression in Children and Adolescents. Clinical conference, Sharp Rees-Stealy Primary Care Clinic, Chula Vista, CA, November, 1996, and Grand Rounds, Mercy Hospital Department of Pediatrics.

October 1996
Screening for Autism in Primary Care Practice. Grand Rounds, Scripps Memorial Hospital, Chula Vista, CA.

August 1996
Clinical Aspects of Autism for the Psychiatrist. Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego, CA.

1995 – 1996
Autism, Abuse, and Therapy. An ongoing case report and discussion, NNMC Spring 1995 through winter 1996.

April 1995
Somatization Disorder and Munchausen’s Syndrome by Proxy, NNMC .

March 1995
The Orphanage Debate – Grand Rounds in Psychiatry, National Naval Medical Center.

February 1995
Introduction to Child Psychiatry. Department of Pediatrics, National Naval Medical Center (NNMC).

1993 – 1996
Clinical Residency and Fellowship Instructor, National Naval Medical Center: child development, child psychopathology, advanced child and adolescent psychopharmacology, child and adolescent aspects of neurobehavioral medicine, couple and family therapy, medical ethics.

November 1994
References and Resources for Case Review Subcommittees on Child Sexual Abuse, and Workshop for Pediatricians on Case Review Subcommittee Decisions, San Diego Conference on Responding to Child Maltreatment, San Diego, California, 1994, 1995, 1996.

1994
Death of a Baby: Loss, Intervention, and the Process of Consultation. NNMC.

September 1994
DSM IV: What’s new and How to Use it. Prince Georges County Mental Health Department, Suitland, Maryland.

February 1994
Suicide of Mother at Age Four: Helping Children with Parental Death. NNMC.

1994 – 1995
Ethics in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit – Returning lecturer for the U.S. Navy ICU nurses course held quarterly, NNMC.

December 1993
Depression and the Holidays, NMCPH.

November 1993
The Psychodynamic Formulation. NNMC.

March 1993
Management of the Difficult Patient, Naval Medical Clinic Pearl Harbor (NMCPH), Hawaii, Grand Round.

May 1992
A Selected Review of Elementary School Programs for the Prevention of Drug Abuse. Tripler Army Medical Center Psychiatry Grand Round.

February 1992
Recognizing Abused Children in the Classroom. Solomon Elementary School, Wahiawa, Hawaii.

1991 – 1996
Daddy’s Gone Again: Family Responses to Father’s Deployment, given at National Naval Medical Center (NNMC), Naval Medical Clinic Pearl Harbor (NMCPH), in the community in Hawaii, at Pediatric Grand Rounds at Tripler Army Medical Center, and at Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo.

1991 – 1992
Management of Children With Disruptive Behavior. Parent Training Course given at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii.

1987 – 1991
Combat Psychiatry and Battle Fatigue. State University of New York at Buffalo, several talks through the military health community, and at the Naval Dental Center Combat Casualty Care Course.

May 1990
Addressing Obstacles to Research. Braceland Naval Psychiatry Conference at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, New York, New York.

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