I was hired as a psychologist consultant for The Extractors, a TV series out of Toronto filmed in the US, “crisis” was the focus. Intervention is not to be confused with crisis intervention, a place where time is not a luxury. Typically, the individual is facing arrest, or harm to self or others. In theseContinue reading Intervention vs. CRISIS intervention: What’s the difference!
It’s 8 AM when the phone rings and the voice says “Hello, this is Dr. Mark Burdick? Hi, I’m with the DODea (Dept. of Defense Education Activity) and we have an IEP scheduled where we need a complete psychological evaluation conducted along with recommendations for schools for a student with exceptional needs.” This is aContinue reading I’m your IEP expert!
Every so many conferences you get out of the conference what you hope to get out of it, and that’s certainly what happened in London this month. iCAAD is an addiction and mental health centered conference where professionals worldwide come to London to talk of “stuff”. “Stuff” like — why certain types of treatment workContinue reading AMAZING iCAAD Stories
Neil Brown, LCSW extraordinaire interviews Dr Burdick (aka The American Psychologist) traveling the world and sharing views on sharing of cultures, travel and living overseas. What the family needs to survive! Mandatory listening for anyone who is planning or finding themselves in a new community away from home! Here’s the link: Enjoy! https://goo.gl/51QuqX
It’s with pride that I’ve accepted the invitation to present this coming week in Den Hague at the Family in Global Transition 2018 conference. This is a conference I attended last year, and found many ‘like kind’: those like myself with true international connections to family, friends, like stye, and unique experiences. My talk withContinue reading FIGT 2018: Den Hague