Catch Me If You Can: Novel Mechanisms of Social Functioning and Intervention in Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorders
The Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series:
In this series, we invite leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health and learning disorders to talk about the latest research and treatment protocols. These experts share their findings and expertise on a broad range of topics from anxiety and depression to temper outbursts and the effectiveness of parent-based treatment. Lectures are also available via live webinar online. We offer continuing medical education credits for medical professionals. For more events like this please go to our Visiting Professor Lecture Series page.
Presenter: Matthew Lerner, PhD
Dr. Matthew D. Lerner is an associate professor of psychology, psychiatry, and pediatrics in the Department of Psychology at Stony Brook University, where he directs the Social Competence and Treatment Lab. He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Virginia. He completed his internship in child clinical psychology at the University of Chicago Medical Center, as well as fellowships in Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities at the University of Illinois, Chicago and in Evolutionary and Ontogenetic Dynamics through the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, Germany. He is the founding director and current research director of the Spotlight Program at the Northeast Arc in Massachusetts, a year-round program for social competence and confidence development, serving more than 200 youth annually. He has provided clinical services for children, adolescents and adults in hospital, clinical, educational and community settings; he currently supervises clinical psychology doctoral students seeing child and adolescent cases in the Krasner Psychological Center. He has presented at more than 100 national and international conferences on topics related to social development and developmental disorders.
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Planner and Speaker’s Disclosures:
Harold Koplewicz, MD, Ron Steingard, MD, and John Q. Young, MD, have nothing to disclose. Matthew Lerner, PhD, has nothing to disclose.
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