NBI staff presented at the —IOC Foundation in Chicago
Drs. Jason Spielman, Jonathan Hoffman and Joyce Szentpaly answer questions and assisted the participants at NBI’s conference booth. Their presentations were as always a big hit and very well attended.
Dr. Spielman with other members of the Florida Psychological Association (FPA), South Eastern Regional Conference (SERC) 2016.
Congratulations to Dr. Jason Spielman, FPA President-Elect and SERC board member.
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapist (ABCT) Conference.
Drs. Moritz and Hoffman presenting together with long term colleagues Dr. Raymond Chip Tafrate from Connecticut and Dr. F. Michler Bishop from New York City.
Drs. Katia Moritz, Wilfredo Rivera, Joyce Szentpaly, Lissette Cortes, Marcela Mejia become certified on the administration of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, second edition (ADOS -2). Denise Callao PhD (Brazil) MCHP also completed the assessment training. Congratulations to the staff as they become better equipped in helping patients with Autism Spectrum Disorders. They join Dr. Danielle Norona-Blocker, who is also ADOS -2 certified.
OCD and Anxiety Awareness Event
On Saturday August 15th we had a great turn out for our OCD Awareness week event. We connected families and children and enjoyed delicious food and arts and crafts. We video streamed live on Facebook from NBI and shared information about OCD and related conditions. Participants also joined NBI in a symbolic walk for OCD and enjoyed gifts from local stores.
Dr. Moritz provided training to the wonderful team, lead by Maria Arizmendi, Progressive Behavioral Science (PBS) focusing on Obsessive Compulsive Behaviors in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Presentation on Autism for the Brazilian Community at Art Brazil.Dr. Katia Moritz together with Denise Callao, Dr. Vera Joffe, Dr. Carlos Gadia and Graziella Gadia on the presentation about Parenting Styles and Autism at ArtServe Fort Lauderdale.
Dr. Moritz with the support of Interom, created the UnDx Consortium,™ an initiative of precision medicine technology companies and scientists to explore how a multidisciplinary approach to precision medicine can provide information and answers for patients with undiagnosed diseases.
Dr. Jack Po, healthcare product manager at Google, Dr. Katia Moritz and Dr. Ryan Taft, Senior Director of Scientific Research at Illumina in California during the UnDx Consortium breakout meetings.
Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, in service
NBI staff participated in a didactic seminar lead by Joann Hendelman Ph.D., Clinical Director of the Alliance for Eating Disorder Awareness.