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6/19/2013

Diagnosis and Treatment of TS from a Latino Perspective Webinar

Date:    Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Time:   7:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Space is limited.  Reserve your Webinar seat now at:  https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/902478840

This presentation will include a discussion of the diagnosis and treatment of TS in children and adolescents.  Both behavioral and pharmacological approaches will be examined.  There will also be a consideration of the unique aspects of mental health understanding and treatment within Latino culture.

Dr. Richard Zakreski earned his PhD in clinical child psychology from the University of Virginia in 1982.  He maintains an independent practice, specializing in the treatment of children, adolescents and college-age adults, in Shrewsbury and Freehold, NJ.  Dr. Zakreski specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental and neurochemical disorders, including ADHD, TS, Anxiety/OCD and Asperger Syndrome.

Laura Zakreski is a rising second year PsyD student in the Clinical Psychology program at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. She is working on a dual concentration in Children and Families of Adversity and Resiliency and in Latino Mental Health. Before beginning her graduate studies, she worked for three years as a bilingual Mental Health Specialist at the Child Therapeutic Day School at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), working with many diverse children and families and interpreting family therapy sessions in Spanish. As an undergraduate, Laura double majored in Psychology and Spanish at Fairfield University and wrote her thesis about the prevalence of psychological disorders in the Latino community in the United States.

Professional Development credits will be offered upon verifying attendance of the webinar and completion of the exit survey. We will mail them to you the week after the webinar.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

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