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Vera Joffe, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist in Florida: PY #0004157

Licensed Psychologist in New York: 018249 
Licensed Psychologist in Iowa: # 00573 (Inactive as 1998) 
National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology: #40396

Board Certified in Clinical Child Adolescent Psychology, ABPP

Certified PCIT Therapist

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Ph.D.

Counseling Psychology 
Department of Psychology 
Iowa State University, Ames, IA. 
A.P.A. accredited program in Counseling Psychology 
Internship in Clinical Child Psychology at the Des Moines Child and 
Adolescent Guidance Center, Des Moines, IA (A.P.A. accredited), 1986-1987. 
Ph.D. awarded in May 1988. 
 

M.A.

Educational Psychology 
University of California, Berkeley, CA. 
Awarded in December, 1980. 
 

B.S.

Psychology 
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. 
Awarded December, 1977. 
License to practice Psychology in Brazil awarded in December, 1978. 
 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Vera Joffe, Ph.D., P.A.: Private Practice. December 1991-Present. Psychological Services to children, adolescents, families, and adults. Psychotherapy, psychological evaluations, inpatient, and outpatient work, and consultation to other professionals and institutions.

Weight Management Interdisciplinary Educational Group: March-June, 2004. Interdisciplinary Weight Management Program for clinically Obese children and adolescents, with emphasis on medical, nutritional, Fitness, and psycho-educational approaches. At the Coral Springs Medical Center, under a grant from the City of Coral Springs. Developed the Psychoeducational program.

Miami Children’s Hospital: Dan Marino Center: ADHD-and-Related Disorders. February 1998- August 1999. Volunteered Educational workshops for the community regarding ADHD and related Conditions, such as Tourette Syndrome, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, And other Comorbid Conditions related to ADHD. Psychological Services for children with other neurodevelopmental disorders, such as Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, as well as other medical conditions. Development of protocol for the delivery of services for diagnosis and treatment of Neurodevelopmental disorders, such as ADHD and related conditions. Development of research protocol to evaluate services at the clinic. Multidisciplinary team of services providers, including Neurologists, Psychologists, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Geneticists, Learning Disability teams.

Private Practice: Jack Singer, Ph.D., P.A. July 1989 – November 1991. Psychotherapy to children, adolescents, families, and adults. Psychological evaluations and consultations with other professionals and Institutions.

Adjunct Professor at Nova University: Has taught courses at the A.P.A. Approved Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. Started in the Fall of 1990.

Iowa Lutheran Hospital: Staff Psychologist. November 1987 – July 1989. Psychological Evaluations and psychotherapy for outpatients and Inpatients at the psychiatric and medical units at the hospital. Comprehensive multidisciplinary team consultation and evaluation of Children with behavior problems and/or with physical symptoms.

Des Moines Child Guidance Center: A.P.A. accredited predoctoral Internship in Child Clinical Psychology. September 1986 – August 1987. Supervised family therapy, play therapy, preschool therapy, Parent therapy, day hospital treatment program, psychodiagnostic assessment. Seminars in play therapy, family therapy, and psychodiagnostic work.

Youth and Shelter Services, Ames, Iowa: Therapist. June 1985 – July 1986. Supervised family and individual therapy with adolescents in An outpatient clinic with some involvement with the Juvenile Court System. Family evaluations, drug assessments, team meetings with social Workers, foster families, and with professionals from the Juvenile Probation Office. (Completed around 450 hours).

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa: Graduate Assistant. September 1984 – May 1986. Teaching Assistant in various courses in Psychology such as Social Psychology, Educational Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Brain and Behavior. Test construction, student Advising, and academic guidance.

University of California, Berkeley, California: Graduate Assistant. September 1979 – May 1980. Research Assistant At the Department of Educational Psychology; worked with Paulo Ammon, Ph.D., and for Margareth Wilcox, Ph.D... Literature research and data analysis.

Fundacao Carlos Chagas, Sao Paulo, Brazil: Researcher and writer. January 1977 – December 1978. Participation in the development of An elementary school program, "Program Alfa", a cognitive oriented Curriculum for elementary school students, including minority children.

University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil: Graduate Assistant. 1974 – 1976. Behavior therapy research and research with a child with language disorder. Performed data collection, observation, designed observation techniques and data analysis tools, and evaluation of treatment. Also performed co-therapy as well as a training behavior Modification for client’s mother. (504 hours).

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Doctoral Committee Member for Ph.D. Candidate at Nova University. From 2001-2002.

Adjunct Professor at Nova University: Taught at the Doctoral Level program in Clinical Psychology. Fall 1990- Spring 1991.

Iowa State University: Psychology Department. January 1986 – May 1986. Introductory Psychology.

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

Coral Springs Medical Center
 
 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

American Psychological Association, A.P.A.;
National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology;
Professional Board Member of the North Broward Division of CHADD
Member of the National  Board of Directors of the Selective Mutism Group/Child Anxiety Network (www.selectivemutism.org): 2010-2014;

Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies;

Anxiety and Depression Association of America, ADAA;

American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders, APSARD

RESEARCH, PUBLICATIONS, AND PRESENTATIONS IN SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES:

Joffe, V. (2015). What Happens When it is not “Just” Selective Mutism? How comorbidity factors may contribute to assessment, treatment plan and treatment outcome of Selective Mutism. Poster Presentation at SMG Annual Conference, Philadelphia.

Joffe, V. (2015) Mutismo Seletivo. Presented at the Congresso Nacional e I Congresso Internacional da Associação Brasileira de Neurologia, Psiquiatria Infantil e Profissões Afins. Campos de Jordao, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Joffe, V. (2015). Cognitive Rigidity: An Important Element in the Treatment of Childhood Psychiatric Disorders. Workshop presentation at the 2015 Anxiety and Depression Conference (A.D.A.A.). Miami.

 

Joffe, V. @ Zimmerman, A. (2014). Selective Mutism: Early Identification and Neurodevelopmental Comorbidities In a Clinical Sample. Poster Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapies. Philadelphia.

 

Joffe.V.  @ Zimmerman, A. (2013). Selective Mutism: Early Identification and Neurodevelopmental Comorbidities In a Clinical Sample. Presentation at the Selective Mutism Group Annual Conference. Berkeley, California.

Joffe, V. @ Coplan, J. (2011). Importance of Cognitive Rigidity and Parent-Child Interaction when Diagnosing and Treating Complex Cases of ADHD with Anxiety, Atypicality, and/or Externalizing Behavior Disorders.  23rd Annual CHADD International Conference on ADHD.

Joffe, V. (2011). Mediação da criança incluída no ensino regular. A experiência Norte Americana. Inclusion of children with special needs in regular classroom: The American Experience.  XXI Congresso Nacional e I Congresso Internacional da Associação Brasileira de Neurologia, Psiquiatria Infantil e Profissões Afins (June 22 to 25, 2011 at UNIP, São Paulo, Brasil).

Joffe, V. (2011). Diagnostico e Tratamento de Mutismo Seletivo: Teoria, Pesquisa, Tratamento. Diagnosis and Treatment of Selective Mutism: Theory, Research, and Treatment.  XXI Congresso Nacional e I Congresso Internacional da Associação Brasileira de Neurologia, Psiquiatria Infantil e Profissões Afins (June 22 to 25, 2011 at UNIP, São Paulo, Brasil).

Joffe, V. (2011). “Conferencia Magna”:  "A crianca com Sindrome de Asperger: Seus Talentos e Disafios" (E como ajudar esta crianca na escola, no ambiente social, de familia, e na vida emocional). Children with Asperger Syndrome: Their “talents” and challenges. (How to help them at school, at social events, with family and with emotional life).  XXI Congresso Nacional e I Congresso Internacional da Associação Brasileira de Neurologia, Psiquiatria Infantil e Profissões Afins (June 22 to 25, 2011 at UNIP, São Paulo, Brasil).

Joffe, V. (2011).  Chair:  Clinical Case Conference: The Role of "Cognitive Rigidity" in the Diagnosis, Course, and Treatment of Pediatric Psychiatric Disorders. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) in New York, NY, October 26-31, 2010.  Peter Jensen, M.D. (Discussant); Andrew W. Zimmerman, M.D. (Presenter), James Coplan, M.D. ; Michael J. Murray, M.D.

Joffe, V. (2009). Hi, My Name is Matt: I Have Asperger Syndrome. Florida: verajoffe.com.

Joffe, V.; Jensen, P.; Fujimoto, L. (2009). Multicultural Competency in Diagnosing and Treating ADHD. CHADD National Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio.

Joffe, V. (2009). Un Dia en la vida de un adulto con TDAH. Barcelona: J&C Ediciones Medicas S.L. Joffe, V. (2008). Chair: Clinical Case Conference. Selective Mutism. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatriy Meeting, Chicago.

Joffe, V. (2008). Selective Mutism: An Hour of Conversation. Presentation at the American Psychological Association Meeting, Boston

Joffe, V. (2007). “Behavioral-Cognitive Therapy with Children with ADHD. Congresso Internacional de Psiquiatria Infantil, Sao Paulo, Brasil.

Joffe, V. (2007). Sophie’s Story: A Guide to Selective Mutism (Social-Communication Anxiety Disorder).

Joffe, V. (2007). The Role of the Pediatrician in the Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Neuro-Psychiatric Disorders in Children and Adolescentes: An Example of a Model: Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD in Children and Adolescents. Einstein. Journal published by the Albert Einstein Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil. 

Turkiewicz, G. & Joffe, V. (2007). Fobia Social e Mutismo Seletivo. In Asbahr, F.R., Editor (2007).Transtornos Ansiosos da Infancia e Adolescencia. Sao Paulo: Elsevier.

 Joffe, V. (2007). Adults with ADHD. August 9. Associação Brasileira do Deficit de Atencao, ABDA. Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. 

Joffe, V.; Borges, M.; Tagarro, J. (2007). Working with pre-schoolers with ADHD. August, 2007. Presentation at Associação Brasileira do Deficit de Atencao, ABDA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Joffe, V.; Pitliuk, R.; Souza, I. (2007). ADHD in Adults. August, 2007. Presentations at Associação Brasileira do Deficit de Atencao, ABDA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Joffe, V. (2007). The role of the pediatrician in diagnosing and treating ADHD. The Israel Journal of Pediatrics, 60, May. 

Joffe, V. & Iachan, M. (2006). A Day in the Life of an Adult with ADHD.

 Joffe, V. (2006). ADHD and Comorbidities: Theory, Research, and Treatment Across the Life Span (An Evidence-Practice Approach). Beit Issie Shapiro’s 4th International Conference on Developmental Disabilities: Policy, Practice and Research. Tel Aviv, Israel. 

Joffe, V. (2006). Selective Mutism: Review of Theory, Research, and Application to Clinical and Multidisciplinary Work (Including School). Beit Issie Shapiro’s 4th International Conference on Developmental Disabilities: Policy, Practice and Research.
Tel Aviv, Israel

Joffe, V. & Iachan, M. (2005). O Dia na Vida de um Adulto com TDAH. Sao Paulo: Lemos Editora. .

 Joffe, V. (chair); Schweitzer, J.B., Chronis, A.M., Murphy, K.; Prince, J.B.; Fisher, M.; Barkley, R. (2005). Recent Research on ADHD in Adults. Symposium at the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C. Joffe. V. (2004). Protocolo de Servico de Diagnostico e Tratamento de TDAH. Congresso Internacional ABDA, Agosto, 2004. Bahia, Brazil. 

Joffe, V. (2004). O Curso de Vida de TDAH: Os Desafios e as Estrategias para Enfrenta-los. Congresso Internacional ABDA, Agosto, 2004. Bahia, Brazil. 

Rohde, L.; Mattos, P.; Knapp, P.; Reis, I., Bourbon, S., Joffe, V. (2004). Temas Polemicos em TDAH. Congresso Internacional ABDA, Agosto, 2004. Bahia, Brazil. 

Joffe, V. (2004). Meeting with Brazilian parents for questions and answers. Congresso Internacional ABDA, Agosto, 2004. Bahia, Brazil.

Seifer, R.; Burns, W.J., Joffe, V. & Sellers, A. (2001).
Continuous Performance Versus Parent/Teacher Rating as ADHD Diagnostic Indicators. 29th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society. Chicago.

Joffe, V., Gadia, C., and Epstein, M. (1999) "Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Treatment of ADHD and Tic Related Disorders". The 1999 World Conference on Pediatric Neuropsychology. The Richard and Pat Johnson Children's Hospital at St. Mary's Medical Center. West Palm Beach, Florida

Development of ADHD and Related Disorders Service at the Dan Marino Center, Miami Children’s Hospital, 1998. Development of forms, protocols for evaluation, diagnosis, and Treatment of ADHD and related disorders. Development of research Protocol for Evaluation of services provided, as well as related treatments, Such as Medication effectiveness, and other variables. 

Correlational study of various scales measuring symptoms of ADHD: Collection of clinical data, and research in progress to be completed in the Winter of 1999. 

Joffe, Vera (1996). Why we should have a Child/Adolescent/Family Division in FPA. Florida Psychologist, Spring 1996, page 16. 

Joffe, Vera (1994). Help my daughter, but not too much. In the Forum section: Culture and Sex Role Expectations. Ethics and Behavior, Volume 4 (1), pages 76-80. 

Florida Conference on Child Health Psychology. April 13-15, 1988. Poster Presentation: "Treatment compliance in a child guidance center As a function of demographic and intake variables". First author, with Second co-authors: Norman A. Scott, Ph.D. and Leroy Wolins, Ph.D. From Iowa State University. 

Iowa State University, Ames, IA. December 1987. "Therapy success in a child guidance center as a function of intake and treatment variables". Dissertation for the completion of the Ph.D. degree. 

Iowa State University, Ames, IA. "Self-report and measures of self-esteem". 

University of California, Berkeley, CA. January 1980 – July 1980. Research for the completion of the M.A. degree. "Attribution in the classroom: A case study." 

University of California, Berkeley, CA. January 1989 – May 1989. "Self-concept: An alternative approach. A case study with Brazilian and American Children. 

Fundacao Carlos Chagas, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Year of 1978. "Homogeneity versus heterogeneity in selecting different groups of children into classes."

OTHER PRESENTATIONS:

Joffe, V. (2010 to 2015). Seminars to teachers, parents, and health related groups about Selective Mutism.

Joffe, V. (2010 to 2014). Expert Chat coordination and participation for S.M.G. (done via computer).

Joffe. V. (2008 to 2015): Several presentations at the CHADD of North Broward to the Adult Support Group and to the Parent Group.

Joffe, V. (2008). The Role of the Pediatrician in Screening, Preventing, and Treating Mental Health Disorders. Pediatrics Ground Rounds, Coral Springs Medical Center, 2008.

Joffe, V. (2008). The Role of the Pediatrician in Screening, Preventing, and Treating Mental Health Disorders. Peter Mamunes Memorial Pediatrics Grand Rounds, Broward Genera Medical Center, January 22.

Joffe, V. (2007). Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Adults with ADHD. CHADD or North Broward Meeting. April. 

Joffe, V. (2007). “ADHD in Adults: It’s real and it affects their lives from Waking up to Going to Bed. Strategies, coping mechanisms, and understanding the disorder in adults. CHADD of North Broward: Adult Meeting. January. 

Joffe, V. (2007). “When it looks like ADHD, but when it’s not ADHD. So, what is it?”. North Broward Chapter of CHADD: Parent Meeting. January. 

Joffe, V. (2006). “Coping Mechanisms and Treatment of an Adult with ADHD”. North Broward Chapter of CHADD: Adult Meeting. September, 2006. 

Joffe, V. (2006). ADHD, Comorbidity, Multidisciplinary Treatment, including involvement with parents, and schools. ADHD Awareness Symposium. September 13, 2006. North Broward Chapter of CHADD. Northwest Regional Hospital, Margate, Florida.  

Joffe, V. (2006). Interdisciplinary round table discussion about ADHD: diagnosis, treatment, school related issues, and family life. CHADD of North Broward, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (2005). Presentations to the CHADD North Broward Chapter for the parent and for the adult groups.
Year of 2004-2005. 

Joffe, V. (2005). Parenting a child with ADHD. Congresso Internacional da ABDA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Joffe, V. (2005). ADHD Across Life. Presentation at the "Albert Einstein Hospital" for the Psychology and Neuropsychology Departments, Sao Paulo, Brazil. 

Joffe, V. (2005). ADHD: Diagnosis ,Treatment, and Recommendations to Parents and Teachers. 
Presentation at the Graduate Program at "Santa Casa da Misericordia", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Joffe, V. (2005). Asperger Syndrome: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Recommendations to Parents and Teachers. Presentation at the Graduate Program at "Santa Casa da Misericordia". Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Joffe. V. (2005). ADHD in Adults. Presentation for Shire, Inc. Atlanta: Georgia. 

Joffe,V. (2005). ADHD in Adults. Presentation for Shire, Inc., Miami, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (2004). ADHD Across Life: Diagnosis, Treatment, and How Psychologists Can Help with Medication Titration. Talk to Physicians, Sponsored by Shire, Inc., September, 2004. 

Joffe, V. (2004). Adults with ADHD. Cognitive Impairments and How They Affect People in Daily Life. CHADD or North Broward, September, 2004. 


Joffe, V. (2004). Normal Development and Childhood disorders: How To approach difficulties that some children may have when they attend Summer Camp. Camp Judaea, North Carolina. 

Joffe, V. (2004). Returned to provide consultation to staff members, unit Directors, and counselors before second session of Camp Judaea. 

Joffe, V. (2004). "To test or not to test: That’s the question." Presented To physicians and other professionals of the Dan Marino Center, Miami Children’s Hospital (in Weston), on the use of psychological testing In helping in diagnosis, and treatment recommendations for a Multidisciplinary team treating neuro-developmental disorders. Dan Marino Center, Miami Children’s Hospital, Weston, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (2004). Round table discussion with physicians regarding the Role of psychologists in helping physicians in medication management. Sponsored by Shire. 

Joffe, V. (2004). Diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, with emphasis On parenting children with ADHD. CHADD of North Broward 

Joffe, V. (2003). Protocol of ADHD diagnosis and treatment: How to aid a busy pediatric practice in the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up visits of patients with ADHD. Presentation to pediatricians, sponsored by SHIRE. 

Joffe, V. (2003). Diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of ADHD in children and adults. Adult CHADD Support Meeting, North Broward, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (2003). "Attention, Ladies: ADHD from girls to women". September. Presentation to physicians, sponsored by SHIRE. 

Joffe, V. (2003). Multidisciplinary "question-and-answer" meeting for the CHADD of North Broward, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (2002). Single parenting and ADHD. "Support for the Single Parent of Children with AD/HD". 14th Annual CHADD International Conference. Miami Beach, FL. 

Joffe, V. (2002). Multidisciplinary assessment and treatment of children with ADHD and related conditions. Presentation to physicians in Coral Springs, FL. (Sponsored by Shire US Inc.) 

Joffe, V. (2002). Presentation to CHADD Adult Group, Coral Springs, FL 

Joffe, V. (2002). "One of a Kind, in a Very Special Place". Presentation to the staff of Camp Judaea on children with neuro-developmental conditions, such as ADHD, Tourette’s Syndrome, and Asperger. 

Joffe, V. (2002). Behavior management at home and at school for children With ADHD. "Parenting 101" Conference. 

Joffe, V. (2002). Childhood disorders and treatment. Presentation to the Doctorate Interns at Nova Southeastern Clinic, Nova University. 

Joffe, V. (2002). "Saying no to your preschool child, and feeling o.k. about it". Presentation to parents and teachers at Discovery Preschool. Coral Springs, Florida. 

Joffe, V.; Lagenthal, S. & Epstein, Mark. A. (2002). Panel of professionals answering questions regarding ADHD diagnosis and treatment. North Broward CHADD meeting. 

Joffe. V. (2002). A new sense of security: A few months after the 9/11 attacks. Presentation at the Coral Springs Day School for parents and staff. 

Joffe, V. (2001). Presentation for the CHADD of North Broward. For the Parent Meeting. Epstein, M.; Fish, J.; Jaffe, A. and Joffe, V. (2001). Panel of Professionals answering questions regarding ADHD. 

Joffe, V. (2001). Presentation for the CHADD of North Broward. Adult meeting. 

Joffe, V. (August, 2000). Pediatric Psychology Services in a Medical Hospital Setting. Department of Pediatrics Meeting at Coral Springs Medical Center, Coral Springs, Florida. 

Joffe, V.; Jaffe, A.; Strickland, M., and Fish, J. (2000). Panel of professionals answering questions relating to ADHD. CHADD of North Broward Parent Meeting. April 27, 2000. 

Joffe, V. (2000). ADHD and other disorders related to behavioral difficulties. Presentation for the Adoptive Parents Association of Broward County, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (2000). Questions and Answers. Presentation for the North Broward Adult Chapter of CHADD, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (1999). After the Diagnosis: What do we do?. Presentation for the North Broward Chapter of CHADD, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (1999). Asperger Syndrome: Coping mechanisms at home and at school. Presentation for the Asperger Support Group meeting in Broward County, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (1999). "Rethinking Diseases: When Deficits and Excesses are the Source-Soul of Treatment. June 3. Presentation for the Lunch Time Conference for the professionals at the Dan Marino Center, Miami Children's Hospital, Weston, Florida. 

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Joffe, V. (1999). "ADHD and Comorbidities". January 28. Presentation for the North Broward Chapter of CHADD. Coral Springs, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (1999). "Related Disorders in Tourette Syndrome". January 21. Presentation for the Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.: Broward County Support Group. At the Dan Marino Center, Miami Children's Hospital, Weston, Florida. 

Joffe, V. and Epstein, M. (1998). "Report on the Recent Research on ADHD, and on the Consensus on the Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD according to the National Institute of Health Conference. November 24. The Fifth Talk on ADHD and Related Disorders. At the Dan Marino Center, Miami Children’s Hospital, Weston, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (1998). "ADHD in Adults: More on diagnosis, on treatments that work, and Success Stories. November 9. CHADD Adult Support Group, North Broward Chapter, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (1998). "ADHD and the Preschooler: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Comorbidities. October 27. Family Center, Early Childhood, Nova University, Florida. 

Joffe, V. and Gadia, C. (1998). "ADHD and Mood Disorders, Including Depression and Bipolar Disorders. August 18. The Third Talk on ADHD and Related Disorders. At The Dan Marino Center, Miami Children’s Hospital, Weston, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (1998). "The ADHD and Related Conditions Clinic: Why, What, And How." August 6. Lunch Time Conferences for Professionals at the Dan Marino Center, Miami Children’s Hospital, and Weston, Florida. 

Joffe,V. and Gadia, C. (1998). "Other Conditions Related to ADHD, With Emphasis on Tourette Syndrome and Other Tic Disorders" July 16. The Second Talk on ADHD and Related Disorders. At the Dan Marino Center, Miami Children’s Hospital. Weston, Florida. 

Joffe, V. and Gadia, C. (1998). "ADHD and Related Disorders". June 4th. The First Talk on ADHD and Related Disorders. At the Dan Marino Center, Miami Children’s Hospital. Weston, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (1998). "The New Theory of ADHD: Barkley’s Theory of the Nature of Self-Control. Application to Adults with ADHD. February.Presentation to The North Broward Chapter of CHADD, Adult Group. 

Joffe, V. (1997). "New Theory of ADHD: Barkley’s Theory of the Nature Of Self-Control". November. Presentation to the North Broward Chapter of CHADD. 

Joffe, V. (1997). "ADHD: Barkley’s New Theory of Self-Control". April. University Pavilion Hospital, Tamarac, Florida. 

Joffe, V. (1995). "Communication: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly". July 19th. University Pavilion, Tamarac, Florida.

AWARDS AND GRANTS

Grant to conduct research for completion of dissertation: "Therapy success in a child guidance center as a function of intake and treatment variables". Year of 1987. Awarded by the Sigma Xi, The Scientific Society. 

Grant to conduct research in self-report and measures of self-esteem. Year of 1983-1984. Awarded by the Graduate College, Iowa State University. 

Grant to develop research for M.A. degree at the University of California, Berkeley, California.

CROSS CULTURAL EXPERIENCE

Was born and lived in Brazil until 1978. Portuguese is the native language. Understand spoken and written Spanish. Has worked with Spanish speaking population in Florida.

  

 

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