Douglas Waite, MD, medical director of The Keith Haring Clinic at The Children’s Village, along with DDP Certified Trainer, Courtney Rennicke, Ph.D., and DDP Consultant Leah Crane, Psy.D., will hold a conversation about the use of DDP to support children and families managing the effects of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
The speakers will also discuss the difficulty in diagnosis, and gaps in treatment and support. The afternoon will include presentations, case studies, and consultation. Attendees are encouraged to come with related questions about using the model in their practice.
This DDP Study Day is open to both parents and practitioners, and will be broken up into two parts:
- A Morning Session which will be open to parents, caregivers, mental health professionals and graduate students: 9:30am – 12:30pm
- An Afternoon Session, which will be open to DDP-interested mental health clinicians ONLY: 1:30pm – 4:00pm
More information can be found on the Fall DDP Study Day, New York, NY, USA event page.
You can register directly online here.
Dr. Douglas Waite
Dr. Douglas Waite holds an appointment of Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital and is a member of the board of directors for the National Organization for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, the Child Welfare League of America and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), District 2. He is a participant in two expert panels formed by the AAP, Center for Disease Control and US Administration for Children and Families to develop protocols for screening children in child welfare and the general pediatric population for fetal alcohol and drug exposure. He is board-certified in developmental-behavioral pediatrics, a member of the Society of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and was elected one of ten FASD National Regional Education and Advocacy Liaisons for the AAP in 2016.
Dr. Waite has special interests in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and the effects of child abuse and neglect upon child development and uses his time in clinical practice to teach medical students and residents to care for children in foster care and the juvenile justice system.