Invited Talks for Professionals





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(602) 386-1292

“Looking through your child’s eyes changes everything”

Organizations invite Dr. Beth to come speak to their professionals about early childhood topics.  Professionals include child mental health professionals in practice or in training, with preschool & primary grade educators, and pediatric health providers. Below is a listing of her recent and past talks to colleagues in her professional community. 


Lexis Preparatory School with Bonnie Doherty April 2015;  Diocese of Phoenix Teacher Inservice Day at St. Thomas, with Anne Vargas-Leveriza;  Presenting at AZ Assoc. for School Psychologists (AASP) Western Region Workshop, Jan. 2016. 

First Grade Kindness Project

Classroom Student Lessons and
Teacher Consultation
Cheder Lubavitch of Arizona
​April – May 2018​

AZ Association For Play Therapy 

Education Series
Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy for 
Coping Skills in Young Children

​April 2016 and August 2019

Maricopa Integrated Health System
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

Child Fellows In-Service
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and ChildSightTools®
April 2016 and April 2018

ASU School of Social Work

MSW Program Guest Lecture
Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy with Young Children
April 13, 2016

Diocese of Phoenix
Spring Educator In-Service 

St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School
Childhood Anxiety in the Preschool/Primary Classroom
March 4, 2016

AZ Assoc. of School Psychologists

Western Region Workshop
Anxious Youngsters! The Oppositional Mask
January 29, 2016

For Child Mental Health Professionals 

Ethics the Non-Scary Way:

Pathways & Vignettes for Ethical Decision-Making with Child & Adolescent Populations

With Drs. Faren Akins, Scott Liepack & Greg Loeben

Arizona Psychological Assoc. Convention

October 2013

Cooling off Little Hot Heads: From Brain Science to Jingles

Psychology Training Colloquium

Southwest Behavioral Health, Phoenix AZ

March 2013

Whine & Jeez: Playful Solutions for the Unhappy Hour

Educational Workshop Series

​Arizona Association for Play Therapy (AZAPT)

March 2013

Assessment of Preschool Children

Psychology Training Colloquium

Southwest Behavioral Health, Phoenix AZ

March 2013

Salon: Ethics Continuing Education

Arizona Psychological Association (AzPA)

May 2012

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy: Solutions for Behavior Disorders in Young Children

East Valley Psychological Society, Scottsdale AZ

​March 2012

Toddlers & Preschoolers: An Overview of Psychological Evaluation

With Dr. Christina Lebovitz

Children’s Services Network Presentation

February 2011

PCIT: Advanced Guidance for Play Therapy Clinicians

AzAPT Educational Workshop Series

August 2009

Bipolar, OCD, ADHD; Big Terms For Little People:DSM-IV Diagnosis in Young Children

AzAPT Educational Workshop Series

July 2007

For Preschool & Primary Grade Educators 

Savvy Solutions for the Classroom

Teacher In-Service, Back-to-School Orientation Week

Desert Garden Montessori School

Presented developmental insights and behavioral classroom management strategies to 50+ teachers across all levels of the curriculum. 

July 2014

Using Puppets in the Classroom

Aleph-Bet Preschool, Phoenix AZ

JFCS Aleinu

August 2013

Effective Conversations for Change

Teacher In-Service

Phoenix Hebrew Academy

January 2013

Gotta Take Turns, Freddy! Puppets for Classroom Social Skills & Self-Control

Solel and Aleph-Bet Preschools

Temple Chai Childhood Center

January 2012

For Health Professionals 

Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Support Group

Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix AZ

Invited co-facilitator for staff/family group

May 2011

Clinical Child Psychology: Evaluation & Treatment for Preschool & Early Elementary Children

Pediatric Perks Special Interest Group

KidzSpot Pediatric therapy, Scottsdale AZ

March 2011

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Residency Training Series

Desert Vista Behavioral Health, Mesa AZ

Fall 2006

Child Development: What’s Normal, What’s Not, and When To Refer

Family Practice Residency Training Series

St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center, Phx AZ

Spring 2000.

Contact Dr. Beth

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(602) 386-1292