Presentations & Training

Below is a sample of some of the presentations Dr. Anderson has given. The following have been presented to school staff and administrators, mental health providers, Head Start personnel, police departments, International Red Cross Volunteers, parent organizations and general community members:

School and Parenting:
  • Managing Mental Health and Behavior Concerns at Home and School
  • Regular Education Classroom Interventions for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Identifying and Addressing Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in School Children of All Ages: School-based Interventions
  • Creating Success in the Classroom: Shaping and Managing Preschoolers' Behavior
  • Effective Collaboration Between School-Based Providers and Community Agencies
  • Proactive Behavioral Management in the Classroom
  • Maximizing the Effectiveness of School-Based Services
  • Talking to Parents About Their Child's Behavioral Challenges: Maximizing the Parent/School Team Approach
  • Parenting Children with Attention Deficit Disorder
  • The Mokihana Project: The Psychologist's Role in the Delivery of School-Based Mental Health Services

Expatriate and International Living:
  • Home-School Communication for International School Students
  • Helping Your Child Plan for Transitions in an International School Setting
  • And introduction to Mindfulness for Kids and Families in the International School Setting
  • Special Cross Cultural Considerations for Helping Your Third Culture Kid Transition to the US For College
  • Supporting LGBTQ Third Culture Kids and Their Families

  • Talking With Young Children About Adoption
  • When Points Plans Don’t Work:Trauma-informed and Sensory Strategies to Manage Behavior in School-Aged Adopted Children
  • Lessons From Our Living Rooms: Helping Our Children Regulate
  • Surviving Trauma: Thriving Families

Gender Identity:
  • Strategies to support gender expansive, non-binary and transgender youth and their families
  • Supporting gender expansive and LGBTQ youth in schools
  • Supporting gender expansive and LGBTQ youth in the foster care system
  • Keeping Siblings of Gender Expansive and Trans Youth Seen and Supported
  • Working with Parent Fear: Supporting Families of Gender Expansive, Non-Binary and Transgender Youth

Dealing With Tragedy and Disaster:
  • Identifying Signs of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Trauma Survivors
  • Ways to Decrease Community Anxiety and Increase Resiliency Following Tragedies
  • Helping Children Resume Normal Lives In the Wake of Disasters
  • Raising Confident and Resilient Children

Mental Health Evaluation and Treatment:
  • Understanding Treatment Implications of the Diagnosis of Childhood and Adolescent Mental Health Disorders
  • Recognizing the Signs of Serious Depression, and Suicidality, in Children and Adults
  • Attachment Disorders: Diagnosis and Outpatient Treatment Implications
  • Self-Care for Women: Managing Stress Related to Multiple Life Roles