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Remarriage and Blended Families
Dr. Stephen R. Treat - Lehigh Valley Psychologists and Social Workers, November 22, 2013

Relationships
Dr. Stephen R. Treat - Jefferson Medical School, November 21, 2013

Remembering Kristallnacht 75 Years Ago:  Survivor Stories, the Search for Meaning and Attitudes towards Perpetrators
Bea Hollander-Goldfein, PhD, Nancy Isserman, PhD - St. Joseph’s University, November 7, 2013

Couples Relationships
Dr. Stephen R. Treat - Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, October 27, 2013

Teens of the Internet
Dr. Stephen R. Treat - Pennsylvania Social Workers, Lankenau Hospital, October 26, 2013

Healthy Process
Dr. Stephen R. Treat - Babson College MBA Program, October 25, 2013

Preparing For Death…Living Your Life
Dr. Stephen R. Treat - Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, October 22, 2013

Respectful Relationships
Dr. Stephen R. Treat - Har Zion Synagogue, October 20, 2013

Parent Teen Relationships – “Speak Up”
Dr. Stephen R. Treat - Radnor High School, October 16, 2013

Diabetes and Your Emotional Health
Judith S. Kastenberg, MD - Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Education Program, Philadelphia, October 16, 2013

How Children Succeed
Dr. Stephen R. Treat -  GESU School, October 10, 2013

“We’re All Just Walking Each Other Home”
Wanda Sevey, MDiv, LMFT - Presbyterian Church, Blackwood, NJ, August 25, 2013

“Overcoming Conflict”
Wanda Sevey, MDiv, LMFT - Presbyterian Church, Blackwood, NJ, August 11, 2013

“What Your Father Never Taught You about Relationships: A Systemic approach to Family Violence Prevention”
George James, Jr. LMFT – American Psychological Association National Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 31, 2013

Pathways to Pluralistic Identities in Contemporary Urban America: Reconceptualizing Community-Sponsored Educational Partnerships in  New York
Hannah Kliger, Ph.D., LCSW - World Congress for Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, Israel, July 29, 2013

“How Family–of–Origin Relationships Influence Postwar Survivor Attitudes Towards Perpetrators”
Bea Hollander-Goldfein, PhD - World Union of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, Israel, July 29, 2013

“Who Is My Neighbor?”
Wanda Sevey, MDiv, LMFT -First Presbyterian Church, Collingswood NJ, July 28, 2013

“A Legacy of Trust”
Wanda Sevey, MDiv, LMFT -Presbyterian Church, Blackwood, NJ, July 14, 2013

“Boundary Keeping for Church Professionals”
Wanda Sevey, MDiv, LMFT -Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, NY, June 13, 2013

“When Conflict Arises”
Wanda Sevey, MDiv, LMFT - Penn Southeast United Church of Christ, Jesuit Center, Wernersville, PA, February 16, 2013

University of Pennsylvania’s Social Work School
Matt Purinton - 1/31/2013

"Hand Me Down Memories: An Intergenerational Understanding of Trauma and PTSD"
Dr. Bea Hollander-Goldfein - JFCS Aleinu, Phoenix, Arizona. February 26-27, 2013

Six Million and One in Hebrew, German and English w/ English subtitles
Dr. Bea Hollander-Goldfein - January 21, 2013 at the Gershman Y Film Series.

Findings of the Transcending Trauma Project
Dr. Bea Hollander-Goldfein - Claims Conference in NYC, May 8, 2013

“How Family of Origin Relationships Influence Postwar Survivor Attitudes towards Perpetrators”
Dr. Nancy Isserman - World Union of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, July 28, 2013

“I Harbor No Hate: Political Tolerance and Intolerance in Holocaust Survivors”, Portugal and the Holocaust: Learning from the Past, Teaching for the Future,
Dr. Nancy Isserman - Lisbon, Portugal, October 29, 2012

“How Early Life Trauma Manifests Itself in Late Life –Lessons from Studies of Aging Holocaust Survivors”
Bea Hollander-Goldfein, PhD, LMFT and Nancy Isserman, MSW, PhD - Philadelphia Corporation for Aging – 2012 Regional Conference on Aging, Philadelphia, PA, October 4, 2012

Transcending Trauma Project Research Findings
Bea Hollander-Goldfein, PhD, LMFT and Nancy Isserman, MSW, PhD - Consortium of Holocaust Educators of Greater Philadelphia and to the City of Philadelphia/Department of Behavioral Health & Intellectual disAbility Services Crisis Response Center Directors' Meeting , January 8, 2013:

"Transforming Trauma Testimonies: Research-Informed Routes to Resilience and Resourcefulness"
Hannah Kliger - National Association of Social Workers Pennsylvania Chapter Annual Conference, Philadelphia, October 2012

"Clinical Applications of Research on Post-Traumatic Responses and Resilience: Theoretic and Therapeutic Encounters with Personal Testimony"
Hannah Kliger - Multidisciplinary Resilience Research Center International Conference, Tel Hai College, Israel, January 2013

Woman of Worth: 2/17/12
Gina Neri, MA, NCC - Woman With Outbursts of Love Annual Conference, Valley Forge, PA

Parenting on the Main Line: Self Image/Self Knowledge: 2/7/12
Thomas Winner, MFT - Main Line Reform Temple

Grand Rounds: Interprofessional Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction: 1/5/12
Thomas Winner, MFT - Department of Family Medicine, Franklin Square Hospital, Rosedale, MD

Survivorship: Navigating Your New Normal: 1/12
Linda Abrams, PhD - Living Beyond Breast Cancer conference

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS - 2011

Steps to Respect: A Look at Bullying: 11/16/11
Gina Neri, MA, NCC - St. Bridget Parish School Philadelphia, PA

Heroic Imagination: What Happens When the Student Body Addresses Bullying: 10/13/11
Matthew C.P. Purinton - Trenton State College for National Bully Prevention Week

Current Controversy: Sexting and Youth: 7/1/11
Kenneth Maguire, Psy.D.- West Chester University

Comfort Ministry: Discussing Grief, Anger, Caretaker Support: 6/11/11
Sara Corse, PhD - Harold O. Davis Baptist Church, 4500 N. 9th St, Philadelphia, PA

Marriage Encounter: Take Your Marriage Relationship to Another Level of Intimacy: 4/8-4/10/11
Charles Muorah, M.Th., STL - Holy Family Catechetical Centre, St. Isaac Jogues Church, Marlton NJ

"Perspectives on Caring: Current Practice, Future Trends": 3/29/11
Bea Hollander-Goldfein, PhD, Lucy Raizman MSW, LCSW, LMFT, Sherry Bowen and Nancy Isserman - International Conference for Professionals Working with Holocaust Survivors, New York City, NY

Findings on the Philadelphia Healthy Marriage Project : 3/3/11
Rita DeMaria, PhD and Nancy Isserman - National webinar for The National Partnership for Community Leadership (NPCL)

Grief and Loss: 2/16/11
Lucy Raizman, MSW, LCSW, LMFT - The Becoming Center

Couples and Their Shared Spiritual Journey: 1/16/11
Lavengood, Henrietta, DMin - Trinity Church, Moorestown NJ

Depression and Self-Worth: 1/18/11
Marsh, Michele M, PhD - Speak-Up, Merion Mercy Academy

Sexual dysfunctions: diagnosis, assessment and treatment: 1/19/11
Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, Ph.D., LCSW., CST - Temple Psychiatry group, Philadelphia

Book discussion: Hold Me Tight: 1/21/11
Raizman, Lucy, MSW, LCSW, LMFT - PSCSW Attachment Study Group 

Challenging Relationships:1/31/11
Carol Blum - Prison Society 

Parenting: 2/2011
Stephen R. Treat, DMin, LMFT - Delaware County

Disability Identity: 2/3/11 
Matt Purinton, LSW - Social Policy and Practice

How psychiatric medications work: 2/3/11
Kastenberg, Judith, MD - Penn psychology students

Coping with Cancer Together:  2/5/11
Lara Krawchuk MSW, LSW, MPH - Chester County hospital

Self image: 2/26/11
Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, Ph.D., LCSW., CST - Annual Conference for young women affected by cancer; Orlando, Florida 

Marital Therapy: 3/2011
Stephen R. Treat, DMin, LMFT - School of Social Work Jefferson University

Working with adolescents: 3/2011
Stephen R. Treat, DMin, LMFT - Shipley School

Children & Pressure: 3/2011
Stephen R. Treat, DMin, LMFT - Friends Central School

3/2011
Stephen R. Treat, DMin, LMFT - Ground Rounds, Jefferson Psychiatry Department

Marital Therapy: 3/2011
Stephen R. Treat, DMin, LMFT - Arcadia University

Healthy Process: 3/2011
Stephen R. Treat, DMin, LMFT - St. Thomas of Villanova

The Decision to Teach: Exploring the who, why, and when of teaching in the MBIs: 3/31/11
Donald McCown, MAMS, MSS, LSW - The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Conference, Boston

Teens & Drugs: 4/2011
Stephen R. Treat, DMin, LMFT - Speak Up, Philadelphia

Clergy & Boundaries: 4/2011
Stephen R. Treat, DMin, LMFT - Dover, Delaware

Caring for the Caregiver: 4/30/11
Lara Krawchuk MSW, LSW, MPH - Living Beyond Breast Cancer Conference

Expanding the PLISSIT model: use of alternative therapies in treating sexual dysfunction: 5/12/11
Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, Ph.D., LCSW., CST - 20th World Congress for Sexual Health, Glasgow, UK 

Supporting Grieving Clients search for Meaning in a Get Over it World: 5/16/11
Lara Krawchuk MSW, LSW, MPH - Temenos Retreat Center

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS - 2010

Trailblazers in Women's Health Medical Education: Tracking the Early Experience of Innovators in Curricular Reform: 12/1/10
Kliger, Hannah, PhD, LSW - Fifth International Congress on Gender Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS - 2009

Body Image: Exploring and Embracing Transitions: 11/09
Linda Abrams, PhD - Living Beyond Breast Cancer conference

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS - 2008

New Years Resolutions: 1/2/08
Ruthy Kaiser, RN, MFT - CN8

The Healthy Marriage Initiative: Where We Are: 1/4/08
Rita DeMaria, PhD - Greater Philadelphia Healthy Marriage Coalition

Parenting Adult Children: 1/9/08
Ruthy Kaiser, RN, MFT - NBC 10

Self Injury: 1/13/08
Nancy DePaul, MSW - Phoenixville, Presbyterian Church

Apathy to Teens: 1/14/08
Michele Marsh, PhD - SPEAK-UP Event, Academy Park High School

Keeping you New Year’s Resolution: 1/16/08
George James, MFT - NBC 10 5 p.m. show

Sex After Baby- Six Week Rule and Its Pitfalls: 1/17/08
Sabitha Pillai, PhD, LCSW - Grand Rounds at Jefferson Medical School

Ethics for Family Therapists: 1/18/08
April Westfall, PhD - Family and Children’s Services of Central PA

Ethical Matters for the PA Mental Health Professional: 1/18/08
April Westfall, PhD - Family and Children Services of Central PA; York, PA

Organizational Skills For Children: 1/18/08
Judith Rader, MA, LMFT - Holy Child Academy

Bullying and the Implication for Childhood Development: 1/20/08
Nancy DePaul, MSW - Phoenixville, Presbyterian Church

Family Systems with a Focus on the Theories of Minuchin and Bowen:1/20/08
Ray McDevitt, LCSW and Angela Dello, LCSW - St. Peter’s Church, Society Hill

PREPARE/ENRICH: 1/25/08
Rite DeMaria, PhD - Enon Tabernacle Church

Stress Management:1/26/08
Michele Marsh, PhD - SPEAK-UP Event, Merion Mercy Academy

Self-Esteem: 1/27/08
Nancy DePaul, MSW - Phoenixville, Presbyterian Church

Paradox of Power, the Body Politic, and the Disability Rights Movement: 1/30/08
Matthew Purinton, MSW, LSW - Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

How to Raise Healthy Children: 2/3/08
Nancy DePaul, MSW - Phoenixville, Presbyterian Church

Relationship Questions From 6 ABC Viewers: 2/6/08
Marcus Krohner MS, LPC, NCC and Kerstin Miller MDiv, LMFT - 6 ABC Webcast

Healthy Family Process: 2/7/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Headstart Program, Hyatt

Divorce Prevention: 2/7/08
Rita DeMaria, PhD - CN8 Morning News

Cultural Adaptations for Marriage and Relationship Education Programs: 2/7/08
Rita DeMaria, PhD - Region III Fatherhood Initiative Conference

Seven Stages of Marriage: 2/7/08
Rita DeMaria, PhD - Region III Fatherhood Initiative Conference

Bridging Healthy Marriage/Fatherhood and Domestic Violence: 2/8/08
Rita DeMaria, PhD - Region III Fatherhood Initiative Conference

Parenting: 2/8/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - School of the Holy Child, Drexel Hill

Building and Maintaining Relationships: 2/8/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Overbrook Presbyterian Church

What Your Father Never Taught you About Relationships: 2/8/08
George James, MFT - Region III Fatherhood/Male Involvement and Healthy Marriage Institute

Meaning and Retirement: 2/12/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - YPO Meeting

Building and Maintaining All Types of Relationships for the Transforming of Boys into Men: 2/12/08
George James, MFT - Villanova University, WISE Program

Intimacy and Relationships: 2/13/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Moorestown Presbyterian Church

Kissing: 2/14/08
Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, PhD, LCSW - Philadelphia Inquirer

Self-Esteem: 2/15/08
Angela Dello, LCSW - Spaghetti Warehouse

Handling High-Tech Break-Ups: 2/15/08
George James, MFT - Fox 29 News

Communication Tools for your Relationship: 2/17/08
George James, MFT - Oasis Couples Retreat of Bethany Baptist Church, Parsippany NJ

Topic TBA: 2/18/08
Ruthy, Kaiser, RN, MFT - Project Home

You and Your Sexuality: 2/21/08
George James, MFT - Villanova University, Freshman Retention Program

Couples Therapy: 2/23/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Social Workers Conference, Lankanaw Hospital

Family Dynamics: 2/26/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Delaware Valley Grant Makers, Philadelphia Country Club

Clergy and Sexual Boundaries: 2/27/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Princeton Theological Seminars

Self Concept: 2/28/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Clergy Conference, Council for Relationships

PREPARE/ENRICH: 2/29/08
Rita DeMaria, PhD - Enon Tabernacle Church

Topic TBA: 3/08
Ray McDevitt, LCSW and Angela Dello, LCSW - Maris Grove Retirement Community, Glen Mills

Talking with Children about the Death of a Loved One: 3/2/08
Sara Corse, PhD - Christ Church

Aspects of Parenting: 3/5/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Family Service Saturday Club

Bridging Fatherhood, Healthy Marriage and Domestic Violence: 3/6/08
Rita DeMaria, PhD - Fatherhood Initiative

Love and Marriage, Sex and Marriage: 3/6/08
Rita DeMaria, PhD - Enon Tabernacle Church

Talking with Children about the Death of a Loved One: 3/9/08
Sara Corse, PhD - Christ Church

Spirituality: 3/11/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Pleasantville United Church of Christ Men’s Group

Secrets to a Successful Relationship: 3/11/08
George James, MFT - Lincoln University

Family Systems with a Focus on the Theories of Minuchin and Bowen: 3/13/08
Ray McDevitt, LCSW and Angela Dello, LCSW - St. Mary Magdalen School, Wilmington

Healthy Self Concept: 3/14/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Masterman School of Philadelphia

Sexuality and Cancer: 3/15/08
Sabitha Pillai, PhD, LCSW - The Kimmel Cancer Center Conference

The Effects of Chronic Illness in the Family: 3/19/08
Ken Covelman, PhD - The Reading Hospital and Medical Center

Love and Marriage, Sex and Marriage: 3/20/08
Rita DeMaria, PhD - Enon Tabernacle Church

Psychology and the Outsider: 3/24/08
George James, MFT - Lantern Theater Company

Family Dynamics in Family Business: 3/26/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Wharton Business School

Family Dynamics in Family Business: 3/27/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Wharton Business School

Psychology of the Sociopath in Shakespeare's Othello: 3/31/08
Michael Bridges, PhD - Lantern Theater Company

How Men Get Grumpier as They Age: 4/08
Marcus Krohner, MS, LPC, NCC - Men’s Vogue

Parenting: 4/2/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Family Forum Saturday Club

Healthy Family Process: 4/11/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Delaware Valley Children and Youth Conference

Seven Stages of Marriage: 4/11/08
Rita DeMaria, PhD - PAMFT Conference

Balance of Life: 4/14/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - University of Pennsylvania Medical School

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: 4/15/08
Mike Keene, DMin, MFT - University City

Healthy Family Process: 4/16/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - St. Paul’s

Children and Ethical Decision-Making: 4/20/08
Sara Corse, PhD - Christ Church

Parenting: 4/23/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Family Forum Saturday Club

Children and Ethical Decision-Making: 4/27/08
Sara Corse, PhD - Christ Church

Equality Forum, GLBT Issues: 4/28/08 – 5/4/08
Kimberly Flemke, PhD; Sabitha Pillai-Friedman, PhD, LCSW; Wanda Sevey MDiv; Natalie Zemaitis, MSW, LSW - Temple University

Skills of Leadership: 5/1/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Clergy Conference, Council for Relationships

Integrating Concepts and Interventions from Somatic Psychotherapies: 5/2-4/08
Michael Bridges, PhD - SEPI 2008-SEPI XXIV Annual Meeting, Boston

Deciphering the Language of Tears in Psychology: 5/2-4/08
Michael Bridges, PhD - SEPI 2008-SEPI XXIV Annual Meeting, Boston

Couples Weekend Retreat: 5/3/08-5/4/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - Moorestown Presbyterian Church

Family Process in Family Business: 5/7/08
Steve Treat, DMin, LMFT - ASI Show, New York

Secrets to a Successful Relationship: 5/10/08
George James, MFT - Black Male Development Symposium, Arcadia University

Self Esteem and Relationships: 6/3/08
Raymond McDevitt, MSS, LCSW - Tilden Middle School

What Your Father Never Taught You About Relationships: 6/7/08
George James, MFT - Fatherhood Festival

Opening Pandora's Box: Child Sexual Abuse Treatment: 6/12/08
Kenneth Maguire PsyD - Widener University

Same-Sex Relationships
and the Insights They Offer to All Relationships
: 6/16/08
Kimberly Flemke, PhD - CN8: It's Your Morning Show

Mindfulness: 6/27/08
Donald McCown, MAMS, MSS, LSW - West Oak Lane Senior Center

Seven Stages of Marriage; Genograms; Research, The Basics: 7/2/08-7/6/08
Rita DeMaria, PhD - Smart Marriages Conference, San Francisco, CA

Parenting in Today's World: 7/27/08
Ken Maguire, PsyD - CN8: Larry Kane's Voice of Reason

Conflict Management for Couples: 10/4/08
Pilar Poal, PHD and Raymond McDevitt, MSS, LCSW - New Hanover United Methodist Church

Training of the Collaborative Family Law Affiliates: 10/24-25/08
Michele Southworth, JD, LMFT - CFR University City office

 

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