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RIPRC’s Mental Health Training Series: Prevention of Adolescent Anxiety Disorders

September 30, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This is the first training in the RIPRC’s virtual Mental Health Training Series!

Goal: Gain a strong foundation on the characteristics of adolescent anxiety disorders to support prevention efforts and the wellbeing of adolescents in RI.

Learning Objectives:
1) Be able to understand the impact of anxiety disorders on teens.
2) Be able to identify anxiety disorders in teens.
3) Be able to understand the mechanisms maintaining teen anxiety.
4) Be able to understand the primary and secondary interventions for teen anxiety disorders.

Presenter: Danielle Black, Ph.D.
Dr. Danielle Black is a compassionate therapist, academic leader, and sought-after speaker. She is the founder of and owner of her own private practice after a 13 year career at the Family Institute at Northwestern University. She has extensive expertise in anxiety disorders in both children and adults. Dr. Black obtained a Ph.D in clinical psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and trained at the prestigious Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore MD. She completed her fellowship training at Northwestern University specializing in family therapy and child and adolescent therapy. During Dr. Black’s tenure at Northwestern University, she served in many roles including the Assistant Director of Anxiety Research, Director of the Child and Adolescent Program, Director and Founder of the Child and Family Clinic, Training Director of the Postdoctoral Fellowship, and Assistant Professor within the MFT spell out! graduate program. Dr. Black has published over a dozen peer-reviewed scientific papers focused on topics within family therapy and the treatment of anxiety disorders across the lifespan. Dr. Black is a respected and well-regarded speaker on the topic of anxiety to both professional audiences and lay audiences. Dr. Black’s professional speaking engagements include Rush Memorial Hospital, COMPASS health system, and Northwestern University. She has also spoken extensively to various parent groups, schools, and private institutions including: The Joffery Ballet Pre-Professional Program, University of Chicago Lab School, Latin School, Highcrest Middle School, and New Trier Parenting Group.

To register for this training, click here.


September 30, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am