Registration Open for 2022 EBT Conference: Recovery and Resilience
Registration is now open for the 2022 NC CTP EBT Training Conference: Recovery and Resilience, to be held virtually on March 21st – 24th 2022. Graduates of NC CTP and CCFH Learning Collaboratives in ABC, CPP, PCIT, PSB-CBT, RPC, SPARCS, and TF-CBT are invited to attend. Continuing education credits, contact hours, NBCC credits, and NC Psychology credits.
Keynote Address to Explore Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Ashley Butler, PhD, child psychologist at Texas Children’s Hospital and an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, will deliver the keynote address “Including Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in All We Do to Promote Healthy Futures of Racially and Ethnically Diverse Children.” Dr. Butler’s clinical practice is geared towards early intervention and treatment with preschoolers and pediatric patients with mental health diagnoses including ADHD, anxiety, behavioral problems, and learning disorders.
In addition to providing clinical services, Dr. Butler serves as Principal Investigator on National Institutes of Health sponsored research projects centered on community engagement and pediatric health disparities. She also leads a National Institutes of Health funded educational program to promote the diversity of the scientific workforce. Dr. Butler also leads diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the Section of Psychology at Baylor College of Medicine, and partners with medical school and hospital leaders to implement institutional and organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
“Dr. Butler blends information and strategies we can all incorporate into our work to best promote healthy futures for racially and ethnically diverse children and families. She is inspiring and motivating, leaving her audience with a better understanding of the issues and a determination to further advance positive change for all.”
Pre-Conference: Ethics in Clinical Practice
We are excited to announce that faculty from the Center for Bioethics and School of Medicine at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill will join us to provide 4 credit hours of ethics during our pre-conference, featuring case studies, discussion, and reflection. Learn more here.
Featured Sessions on Working with Immigrant and Refugee Populations, and with Immigrant Latino Youth
This year we are excited to feature two complementary sessions aimed at improving our ability to meet the needs of North Carolina’s growing immigrant and refugee populations. Join us on Wednesday, March 23rd for a session on Engaging Refugee and Immigrant Children and Families in Mental Health Services led by Saida Abdi, PhD, LICSW, and on Thursday, March 24th to learn more about Working with Immigrant Latino Youth in a session led by Javier Rosado, PhD and Elena Reyes, PhD. Learn more here.