March 3, 2014

Interactive teleconference interviews with Celia Jaes Falicov on Family Therapy with Latinos and Anne Marie Albano on Social Phobia with Children and Adolescents

Meet the Authors: An Interview with Celia Jaes Falicov, Ph.D.
Wednesday March 5, 2014 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM Eastern Time
Dr. Falicov is author of Latino Families in Therapy published by Guilford Books.
Dr. Falicov is an internationally known family therapy author, teacher, and clinician. She is currently a Clinical Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego, where she is also Director of Mental Health Services at the Student-Run Free Clinic. She also maintains a private practice and provides clinical consultation, supervision and workshops.

Dr. Falicov was born and raised in Argentina where her parents had migrated from Eastern Europe. She later moved to the United States where she received a PhD in Human Development from the University of Chicago.

Today she is well known for her theoretical and clinical practice writing on family transitions, migration, and cultural perspectives in family therapy practice and training. Her current work focuses on addressing the mental health care needs of underserved families, particularly Latinos, and teaching health and mental health practitioners to think in terms of the impact of migration and culture on health risks and strengths.

Past president of the American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA), Dr. Falicov is a Fellow of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and the American Orthopsychiatric Association and a recipient of AFTA's Distinguished Contribution to Family Therapy Theory and Practice Award. She also serves on the advisory boards of several family therapy journals.
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Meet the Authors: An Interview with Anne Marie Albano, Ph.D.
Friday  March 7, 2014 from 12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
Dr. Albano is author of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Social Phobia in Adolescents published by Oxford Books.
Dr. Albano is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry and Director of the Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Albano received her Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders at SUNY Albany and is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.
She is the former editor of Cognitive and Behavioral Practice and is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Dr. Albano is the President of the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (Div. 53) of the American Psychological Association. She is Past President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies(ABCT).

Dr. Albano was a Principal Investigator for an NIMH U01 study entitled “Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Treatment Study” (CAMS) and also was a PI for the NIMH-sponsored Treatments for Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS). She has also served as Principal Investigator of industry sponsored trials examining pharmacologic treatments of anxiety disorders in youth.

She and her colleagues have developed cognitive behavioral treatment programs for social phobia, obsessive compulsive disorder, school refusal, and mixed anxiety and depression. In addition, Dr. Albano is the co-author with Dr. Wendy Silverman of the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for Children.

At Columbia Dr. Albano conducts clinical research, supervises the research and clinical development of postdoctoral fellows in psychology and psychiatry, and is involved in advanced training of senior
To register for any of these free interviews go to, and click on the calendar date on the right hand side of the page and it will bring to you the registration page. After a brief presentation those participating on the call may make comments or ask questions of the author.

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