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Adler School 2013 Manghi Memorial Lecturer  Mary Fristad, Ph.D. to Speak on 'The Moody Child' 05.15.13
Adler School 2013 Manghi Memorial Lecturer Mary Fristad, Ph.D. to Speak on 'The Moody Child'

The Adler School of Professional Psychology is pleased to announce the 2013 Elina Manghi Memorial Child and Adolescent Psychology Lecture will feature guest lecturer Mary Fristad, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor of Psychiatry at Ohio State University.  

Fristad’s presentation on “The Moody Child: Psychoeducational Psychotherapy as a Starting Point Model for Child/Family Therapy” takes place 6 p.m., October 3, at the Adler School Chicago Campus, 17 N. Dearborn. The lecture is free and open to the public. Seating is limited; to reserve a seat, register online or contact Theresa Reilly, Adler School Office for Institutional Advancement, at 312-662-4032.

Fristad is a professor of psychiatry, psychology and human nutrition at Ohio State University, and director of research and psychological services in the OSU Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She is president of the executive board for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (APA Division 53), and has been principal or co-principal investigator on more than two dozen federal, state, local grants focused on assessment and treatment of mood disorders in children.

The author of more than 150 articles and book chapters, she has also published a treatment manual and accompanying workbooks, and co-written two books for professionals. 

At a reception with Fristad following the 2013 lecture, the Adler School will recognize the recipients of the 2013 Elina Manghi Child and Adolescent Psychology Diversity Scholarship. The scholarship is designated for students entering the Child and Adolescent Psychology track withinthe Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology program at the Adler School.

The Elina Manghi Memorial was established in 2012 to honor the memory of Elina Manghi, Ph.D., a cherished Adler School professor and a consummate child and adolescent psychologist who passed away in 2012.

The annual memorial lecture established in her name features a leading figure in the field of child and adolescent psychology, whose work exemplifies the qualities and principles Dr. Manghi espoused and taught. The diversity scholarship honors her commitment to working with underserved populations, and is intended to encourage students from diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds to pursue work in the field to which Dr. Manghi dedicated her life.

About the Adler School

The Adler School of Professional Psychology has provided quality education through a scholar/practitioner model for 60 years. The School’s mission is to train socially responsible graduates who continue the visionary work of Alfred Adler throughout the world. The Adler School offers graduate-level programs enrolling more than 1,000 students at its campuses in Chicago and Vancouver, British Columbia, and through Adler Online.


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