This Webinar will examine the challenges that diverse youth and their families are confronting as a result of the pandemic and ways to bolster their resilience using strengths-based interventions. The presentation will consider the following topics:

  • The changing neuro-biological and accompanying cognitive- emotional developmental changes in adolescents and implications for interventions;
  • How to engage and maintain a working therapeutic alliance with adolescents and their families;
  • Ways to treat depressed and suicidal adolescents;
  • Ways to bolster resilience in LGBTQ youth and victims of Human Trafficking and other victimizing experiences;
  • Ways to address parent -adolescent conflict.


The cost to register for this seminar is $75.



Donald Meichenbaum, PhD

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Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social Workers
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Social Workers – New York State

Boston University School of Medicine, Barry M. Manual Continuing Medical Education Office is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0589.

All Social Workers must attend all sessions for credit, partial credit is not allowed.

Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Licensed Mental Health Counselors
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It is the participant’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their state.





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Bertolino, B. (2008). Change -oriented therapy with adolescents and young adults. New York:Norton

Meichenbaum, D. ( 2020) Treatment of individuals with addictive disorders. NY; Routledge