Recognizing and Managing Depression
and Suicidal Thoughts in Children and Teens


Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Doylestown Health & Wellness Center Auditorium
847 Easton Rd./Rt. 611, Warrington, PA 18976
at the intersection of Route 611 and Shetland Rd.
approx. 4 miles north of the Willow Grove/Doylestown exit of the PA Turnpike

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Depression is common in teens, with serious consequences for well-being ,health, and future development. Suicide is the second leading cause of death in young people. Clinicians working with youth must be prepared to identify signs of and effectively manage depression and suicide risk. The program will shed light on the scope of the problem of youth depression and suicide, describe etiological theories of each, as well as present evidence-based methods of identifying, assessing, and managing them.

Workshop Objectives

At the end of this activity the learner will be able to:
• Describe recent trends of youth depression and suicide
• Explain the theories of what underlies depression and suicide risk
• Name tools for identifying, assessing, and managing depression andsuicide risk

Presenter: Eric Lewandowski, Ph.D., is Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone Health and Founder & Clinical Director of the NYU/Bellevue Pediatric Depression and Suicide Initiative. Dr. Lewandowski earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University and his undergraduate degree in Psychology from McGill University. His current research interest and activity focuses on optimizing effectiveness of psychotherapy treatment for adolescent depression and suicide risk management in real-world clinical settings. Lewandowski has given presentations to American Academy of Child Psychiatry, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the World Congress of Psychiatry. His work has been published in JAMA Pediatrics, Global Mental Health, the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, etc.

Continuing Education Credits 

Three continuing education credits will be offered for PA Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, NBCC Counselors, and educators under Act 48.

NBCC: Foundations Community Partnership (FCP) is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

Psychologists: Foundations Community Partnership is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education to psychologists. FCP main- tains responsibility for this program and content.

PA Social Workers: PA State Board accepts APA and NBCC approval for SW, MFT, and LPC.

Educators: Application has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for three Act 48 Continuing Education Credits.

(Note that you do not need a Paypal account to complete payment, you can “checkout as guest.”) The registration fee is $70 for each workshop.

To pay by check, complete the registration and select "pay by check." Send payment to FCP, 1456 Ferry Rd., Suite 404, Doylestown, PA 18901.

Foundations Community Partnership reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to any unfore- seen circumstances. In the event of a cancellation or postponement, FCP will refund any registration fees, but is not responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses to participants.

  • More than two weeks prior to the function - your choice of a full refund via check, credit for future workshop, or a future event registration
  • Less than two weeks, but more than three days prior to the function - full refund via credit towards future event registration
  • Three days or less prior to event - no refunds available. Sorry, there are no exceptions.

Yes! You can substitute another person if you cannot attend. Please let us know 24 hours in advance. 

For more information on contact hours, cancellation policy or requests for special needs for participants, please call Caroline O’Connell Sinton at 267-247-5584.

Register Now! Note: You can check out using your credit/debit card even if you do not have a Paypal account. If you prefer to pay by check, complete the registration and select "pay by check." Send payment to FCP, 1456 Ferry Rd., Suite 404, Doylestown, PA 18901 and note your name and which workshop. 


Caroline O'Connell 
Foundations Community Partnership