October 25- Dr. Anne Marie Albano

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences   |  Grand Rounds Series

"Development and Context in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders during the Transition to Adulthood"

Friday, Sept 13, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location Institute of Psychiatry-1st Floor Auditorium, 67 President Street Charleston, SC 29425

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences hosts bimonthly Grand Rounds that span the academic year.

 

Join us as we host Dr. Anne Marie Albano, Professor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry at Columbia University and Founding Director of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders and Clinical Site Director of New York Presbyterian Hospital’s Youth Anxiety Center. Dr. Albano will discuss a treatment model integrating the core components of effective CBT for anxiety in adolescents and young adults with novel components designed to address patient-caretaker dependency, role transitions, and attainment of behaviors necessary for independent functioning through a developmentally-informed treatment aimed at both syndrome relief and improved functioning. The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit(s)™. At the completion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:

1. Learn the significance of assessing and targeting typical developmental milestones in youth with anxiety.

2. Understand the mechanism of parental overprotection and accommodation in the maintenance of society.

3. Recognize the limitations of standard evidence-based treatments for childhood anxiety in providing sustained remission.

4. Become familiar with the use of virtual reality as a behavioral test and therapeutic exposure medium for anxiety in young adults.

 

Unable to attend in person? Register for our live stream. Go to: https://musc.webex.com Session Number: 648 913 208 Once the host approves your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session. Further details online at musc.edu/psychevents or at 843-792-0175

 

Biography

Anne Marie Albano is Professor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry at Columbia University and Founding Director of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders and Clinical Site Director of New York Presbyterian Hospital’s Youth Anxiety Center. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi.  Dr. Albano is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, a Beck Institute Scholar, and is Board Certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Dr. Albano received the Herbert Pardes Faculty Fellowship (2017-2020) at Columbia University Medical Center, and was the recipient of the 2015 ABCT Award for Outstanding Contributions by an Individual for Clinical Activities, and in 2008 the Rosenberry Award for service to children, adolescents and families from the University of Colorado at Denver. 

Dr. Albano is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, a Past President of the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology of the American Psychological Association and also past-president of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). She is past editor of Cognitive and Behavioral Practice and Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Dr. Albano is the founding editor of the journal “Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health” published by the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. She has published more than 100 articles and chapters and is the co-author of several cognitive behavioral treatment manuals and of the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for Children for DSM-5, all published by Oxford University Press. 

As a researcher, Dr. Albano served as a Principal Investigator of a 6-site, National Institute of Mental Health-sponsored study entitled “Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Treatment Study” (CAMS) and the Extended Long Term Follow Up of CAMS (CAMELS) and also was a PI for the Treatments for Adolescents with Depression Study (TADS).  Both trials examined the relative efficacy of CBT, medication, combination treatment, and pill placebo in youth. Her book with Leslie Pepper, You and Your Anxious Child:  Free Your Child from Fears and Worries and Create a Joyful Family Life, was a 2014 ABCT Self-Help Book Award winner and 2014 Self-Help Book Award winner from the American Society of Journalists and Authors.  In 2015, a new ABCT award was established in Dr. Albano’s name by a family to encourage the proliferation of evidence-based treatment, the Anne Marie Albano Early Career Award for Excellence in the Integration of Science and Practice. 

 

Dr. Albano is on Twitter:  @AnneMarieAlbano

Clinic website:  anxietytreatmentnyc.org