Publications and Presentations

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PUBLICATIONS
 

"Adolescent Substance Abuse:  Family Dynamics."  Family Therapy, X, 1983, pp. 47-55.

Psychological Differentiation and Locus of Control Among Compul­sive Adolescent Substance Abusers and Their Parents.  (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Maryland, 1983.)  Dissertation Abstracts International, 44, 3948-B.  (University Microfilms DA8405718)

"The Compulsive Adolescent Substance Abuser: Psychological Differentiation and Family Process."  Journal of Drug Education, 13 (2), 1983, pp. 161-173.

"Comparing Individual and Family Treatment Modalities."  In Changing Values: Implications for Family Policy and Practice: Proceedings of the Second Annual Family Service Canada Conference, 1984, pp. 110-121.

"Relationships Between Locus of Control and Psychological Dif­ferentiation Among Compulsive Adolescent Substance Abusers."  Alcoholism, 2, 1985, pp. 87-96.

"Family Therapy with Chemically Dependent Adolescents."  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 2, 1985, pp. 97-107.

"Family Therapy with Violent Couples."  Social Casework, 67, April 1986, pp. 211-219.

"Substance Abusing Adolescents in Family Therapy."  International Journal of Family Psychiatry, 8, 1987, pp. 221-229.

"Family Therapy and Reductions in Treatment Dropout in a Residen­tial Therapeutic community for Chemically Dependent Adolescents."  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 4(1), 1987.

"Differential Treatment Effects of Individual and Family Treat­ment Modalit­ies in a Family Service Agency."  Manuscript sub­mitted for publication, 1988.

"Working Capital Management in Not-For-Profit Organizations." Manuscript submitted for publication, 1989.

"Family Therapy and the TC: The Chemically Dependent Adolescent", in The Chemically Dependent: Phases of Treatment and Recovery edited by Barbara C. Wallace, Brunner/Mazel, Inc., New York, 1992.

"A Time of Need and A Vision of Hope." Journal of Jewish Communal Services, Spring, 1994.

“Staples: Office Supply Superstore Industry Analysis.” Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management Case Publications, 1996.

“Child and Family Development and Adoption.”  European Adoption News, Volume 5, #4, p48, 1998.

“Child & Family Development and Adoption: How Child Development and Family Development are Affected When a Child Joins the Family by Adoption.”  Mental Health World.  1998, pp. 3-4.

“Managed Behavioral Health: Quality and Costs, Incompatible or Congruent?” Mental Health World, submitted for publication, March 1998.

“Attachment & Bonding: usual development, signs of difficulty, and treatment.”  Adoption Resource Network’s 8th. Annual Conference, November 6, 1999.

“Adoption’s Impact on Child and Family Development.” Adoption Resource Network’s 8th. Annual Conference, November 6, 1999.

“When Temper Tantrums Become a Way of Life.”  Adoptive Families, January/February 2001, pp 47-48.

“Notes on Attachment.”  Fostering Families Today, April 2001 edition.

“Notes On Attachment.”  Mental Health World, vol. 9 #2, Summer 2001, pp 1-4.

“Child Abuse and Neglect: Effects on child development, brain development, psychopathology, and interpersonal relationships.”  Mental Health World, vol. 10, issue 2, Summer 2002.

“Attachment Therapy: What it is and what it isn’t.”  Manuscript accepted by Adoptive Families Magazine, 2002.

“Handling Homework Battles.”  Parent Connection, November/December 2002.

“Subtle Signs: Infant adoption and attachment sensitivities.”  Manuscript submitted 2001.

“How to Select an Adoption Therapist.”  Manuscript submitted 2002.

Beyond the Pale: Answers to the questions we’re not supposed to ask. Contributing author, Edited by Mary Massaro, Diogenes Publishing, 2003.

“Child Abuse and Neglect: Effects on child development, brain development, psychopathology, and interpersonal relationships.”  Therapeutic Child Protective Work, Vol. 1 #3, November 2003, pp 9-16, 2003.

“Subtle signs of attachment sensitivities in adopted children,” Healing, Vol. 9, #1, pp 14 – 15, Spring/Summer 2004.

“Parenting: A Mother’s Letter Shows There is Hope for Families,” Connections, July 2004.

“Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy,” in Attachment Disorder Resource Book, As Simple As That Foundation, August 2004.

“Recognizing Attachment Concerns,” Adoption Today, pp. 62-63.  December/January 2005.

“Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: A multi-year follow-up...Preliminary Summary Findings,” Connections, June 2005.

Creating Capacity for Attachment: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Trauma-Attachment Disorders.  Arthur Becker-Weidman, Ph.D., & Debra Shell, (Eds.) Woods N Barnes publishing, Oklahoma City, OK, 2005.

“Subtle and Not So Subtle Signs of Attachment Problems,” in, Adoption Parenting: Creating a Toolbox, Building Connections, Jean MacLeod & Sheena Macrea, Ph.D., (Eds.), EMK Press, NJ, 2006.

“Treatment for Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy,” Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal.  Vol. 23 #2, pp. 147-171 April 2006.

“Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: A multi-year Follow-up”, in, New Developments In Child Abuse Research, Stanley M. Sturt, Ph.D. (Ed.) Nova Science Publishers, NY, 2006, pp. 43 – 60.

“Activities to Facilitate Attachment,”  Attachment and the Adopted Child.  #48, p. 7, 2006.

“What is Attachment?”  In Adoption Now, Adoption UK (Ed.), Adoption UK, Banbury, Oxen, UK, pp. 14-17, 2006.

“Who is at risk?” In Adoption Now, Adoption UK (Ed.), Adoption UK, Banbury, Oxen, UK, pp. 17-19, 2006.


PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS - 2004--11/2006 (for more details, contact Dr. Becker-Weidman).
 

“Lying, Cheating, & Stealing: What can you do?”  Workshop for foster care department of KidsPeace National Center, February 18, 2004, West Seneca, NY.

“Master Class: Six month Class for Professional’s on Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (one Saturday a month April 2004 – September 2004.)

“Impact of Grief on Adopted and Foster Children,” Two workshop presented at the Coalition of Adoption and Foster Family Agencies Annual Spring Conference, April 24, 2004, Buffalo, NY.

“Attachment Parenting:  Effective Parenting Techniques for Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders.”  Ambassador Conference Center, May 7, 2004, Erie, PA.

“Assessments: is it RAD or not?”  Adoption Institute: Clinical Strategies and Techniques for Working with Adoptive Families, sponsored by the Salvation Army Syracuse Areas Services, May 13, 2004.

“Attachment Parenting:  Effective Parenting Techniques for Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders.”  Conference Center, May 21, 2004, Olean, NY.

“Attachment Facilitating Interventions in a Preschool setting.”  Gateway-Longview Therapeutic Preschool professional workshop, May 28, 2004, Bowmansville, NY.

“Neurobiology of Interpersonal Experience.”  Institute at 13th Annual Pennsylvania Permanency Conference, July 1, 2004, Lancaster, PA.

“Effective Parenting of Children with Attachment Disorders.”  Institute at 13th Annual Pennsylvania Permanency Conference, July 1, 2004, Lancaster, PA.

“Attachment Theory and Practice.” State University of New York at Buffalo, Graduate Summer Class, July 15 – July 17, 2004, Corning, NY 

“Attachment Disorder and Bipolar Disorder among School Children.”  Genesee Valley School District, August 18, 2004.

“Attaching in Adoption,” Families are Forever Webcast sponsored by As Simple AS That.  August 18, 2004.

“Evaluating and Treating Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders,” Amherst, NY, September 9 – 10, 2004.

“Subtle Signs of Attachment Disorder and Effective Parenting Methods,” Toronto, Ontario, Canada, sponsored by the Adoption Council of Ontario, September 26, 2004.

“Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Children with Attachment Disorders,” Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 26, 2004.

“Master Class: Six month Class for Professional’s on Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (one Saturday a month October 2004 – March 2005.)

“Current Trends in the Diagnosis & Treatment of Children with Trauma-Attachment Problems,” Sponsored by Northern Hills Area CASA & mountain Plains Health Consortium, Deadwood, S.D., November 12, 2004.

“Effective Parenting For Therapeutic Foster Parents.”  Kids Peace, West Seneca, NY, November 18, 2004.

“Evaluating Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders.”  Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, December 17, 2004.

“Evaluating Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders.”  Toronto, Canada, January 14, 2005.

“Attachment: An Introduction.  Part 1 of 3.”  Ken-Ton School District and Counseling Center, Kenmore, NY February 11, 2005.

“Attachment and Attachment Disorders.  Five day training program” Halton Children’s Aide Society, Ontario, Canada, February 28, March 1, March 8, March 9, April 11. 

“Master Class for Therapists to provide Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy,” Four days of training: Halton Children’s Aide Society, Ontario, Canada, 2005.

“Attachment: Overview and Differential Diagnosis.”  Child & Family Services, Amherst, NY, April 14, 2005.

Supervision Group for Therapists using Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy.  Monthly, four to eight hours a month, May 2005 – Present.

“Evaluating and Treating Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders.”  Presentation at the Annual NACAC Conference, Pittsburgh, PA., August 6, 2005.

“What are Disorders of Attachment and How Can Foster Parents Help?”  KidsPeace, West Seneca, NY, September 1, 2005

“CW 2011 – Basic Attachment Issues, Level II.”  Oklahoma Department of Human Services, The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, September 6 – 7, 2005.

“Assessment of Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders.”  Association For the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children, Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM, September 15, 2005.

“Research Roundtable.”  Association For the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children, Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM, September 16, 2005.

“An Outcome/Follow-up Study of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy.”  Association For the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children, Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM, September 16, 2005.

“Insurance Issues for Clinicians.”  Association For the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children, Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM, September 17, 2005.

“Attachment Friendly Parenting for Foster Parents.”  Gateway-Longview, Buffalo, NY September 21, 2005.

“Attunement: Parenting children with histories of trauma.”  Erie County Department of Social Services, Buffalo, NY October 11, 2005

“Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy in a Residential Treatment Setting,” Consultation/workshop for staff and managers of New Directions Youth and Family Services Randolph Children’s Home and Wyndham Lawn RTC, Randolph, NY November 3, 2005.

“Evaluating Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders.”  Albany, NY, January 20, 2006.

“Evaluating and Treating Children with Trauma-Attachment Disorders.”  Halton Children’s Aide Society, Halton, Ontario, Canada, January 23, 24, and 31, 2006.

“Creating Capacity For Attachment.”  Springfield, MA, March 17, 2006.

“Master Class: Six month Class for Professional’s on Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (one Saturday a month April 2006 – September 2006), Buffalo, NY.

“Creating Capacity For Attachment.”  Pittsburgh, PA, April 21, 2006.

“Building Attachment,” Coalition of Adoption and Foster Family Agencies Annual Spring Conference, Buffalo, NY April 29, 2006.

“Evaluating the Child and Family,” Broken Attachments: Recognizing and Treating the Traumatized Child Conference, sponsored by Institute for Children & Families and Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center College of Medicine, May 5, 2006, Hershey, PA.

“How to Control Without Being Controlling: Attachment Facilitating Parenting,” Broken Attachments: Recognizing and Treating the Traumatized Child Conference, sponsored by Institute for Children & Families and Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center College of Medicine, May 6, 2006, Hershey, PA.

“Assessing Children,” Fostering Mental Health Conference sponsored by the Coalition of Foster Family and Adoption Agencies, May 19, 2006, Amherst, NY.

“Master Class in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy,” Center For Family Development,  Six-month class, one Saturday a month,  August 2006 – January 2007.

“Treatment of children with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Disorders of Attachment in Residential Treatment,” September 28, 2006, The Village, Hartford, CT.

“Becoming a Registered Clinician,” 17th. Annual Conference of the Association for The Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children, October 5, 2006, St. Louis, MO.

“Master Class in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, “  Blair Family Solutions.  Three two-day classes: October 16 & 17, 2006, December 11 & 12, 2006, and February 19 & 20, 2007, Altoona, PA.

“Evaluating Adopted Children,” Adoption Resource Network 15th Annual Perspective on Adoption and Foster Care Conference, November 4, 2006, Penfield, NY

“Educating Children with Complex-Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” Sappo School.  Medford, NY, November 11, 2006.

Keynote Speaker for the Ontario Adoption Resource Exchange and Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services 50th. annual meeting, “Clinical Knowledge and Strategies to Assist Adoptive Parents: A guide for Adoption Professionals,” Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 13, 2006.

“Effective Parenting and the Special Needs Child: A guide for Adoption Professionals,” Afternoon workshop at the Ontario Adoption Resource Exchange and Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services 50th. annual meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 13, 2006.

“Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy in a residential treatment setting: Effective Treatment for Trauma-Attachment Disorders,” Hillcrest Educational Center, Pittsfield, MA, November 17, 2006.

 


 

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