Presentations

1.2013

“Family Therapy with Adolescents, Specifically Those with Extreme Emotional or Behavioral Problems”, Presentation for the 2013 Arizona Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Conference – Phoenix, AZ – Sells, S.P. (April 2013)

2.2012

“The Deadly D’s for Teens: Divorce, Dependency, Domestic Violence, and Delinquency”, Presentation for the Character Education Partnership Forum – Washington, DC – Sells, S.P., and Sullivan, I. (November 2012)

“Parenting with Love and Limits, a Program Combining Parenting Management Groups and Family Therapy into one Continuum of Care to Quickly Engage Resistant Parents”, Presentation for Wood’s Home Society – Calgary, Alberta, Canada – Sells, S.P. (April 2012)

“Welcome to the New Frontier: The Many Challenges of Transporting Evidence-Based Practice” and “The Direct Link Between Unresolved Trauma & Juvenile Delinquency”, Presentations for the International Family Therapy Association – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – Sells, S.P. & Hayes, E. (March 2012)

“Parenting with Love and Limits, a Program Combining Parenting Management Groups and Family Therapy into one Continuum of Care to Quickly Engage Resistant Parents” Presentation for the 2012 Massachusetts Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Conference – Boston, MA – Sells, S.P. (March 2012)

“The Direct Link Between Unresolved Trauma and High Recidivism in Corrections”, Presentation for the American Correctional Association Winter Meetings – Phoenix, AZ – Sells, S.P. (January 2012)

3.2011

“Parenting with Love and Limits, a Program Combining Parenting Management Groups and Family Therapy into one Continuum of Care to Quickly Engage Resistant Parents”, Presentation for Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court – Fairfax, VA- Sells, S.P. (November 2011)

“Parenting with Love and Limits, a Program Combining Parenting Management Groups and Family Therapy into one Continuum of Care to Quickly Engage Resistant Parents” Presentation for Jackson County – Portland, OR – Sells, S.P. (October 2011)

“Parenting with Love and Limits, a Program Combining Parenting Management Groups and Family Therapy into one Continuum of Care to Quickly Engage Resistant Parents”, Presentation for the 2011 Wyoming Children’s Justice and Mental Health Conference – Cheyenne, WY – Sells, S.P. (June 2011)

4.2010

“The Challenges of Parenting a Teen”, Presentation for Heartland for Children – Lakeland, FL – Sells, S.P. (October 2010)

“Parenting with Love and Limits, a Program Combining Parenting Management Groups and Family Therapy into one Continuum of Care to Quickly Engage Resistant Parents”, Presentation for the 2010 Missouri Juvenile Justice Association Spring Conference – Lake Ozarks, MO – Sells, S.P. (May 2010)

5.2009

“Overview of Parenting with Love and Limits®”, Presentation for the Dakota County Health Board – Mendota Heights, MN – Sells, S.P. (November 2009)

“Parenting is Key to Treatment Success for High Needs Kids”, Presentation for the 2009 Winter Child Behavioral Health Conference – Anchorage, AK – Sells, S.P. (Jan 2009)

6.2008

“Overview of Parenting with Love and Limits®”, Presentation for the Champaign County Mental Health Board – Urbana, IL – Sells, S.P. (Oct 2008)

“Overview of Parenting with Love and Limits®”, Presentation for the Supreme Court of Ohio Judicial College – Columbus, OH – Sells, S.P. (Jul 2008)

“Engaging the Out of Control Parent and Juvenile: A 7-Step Model to Restore Limits”, Presentation for Spokane County Juvenile Court Services – Spokane, WA – Sells, S.P. (Jun 2008)

“Overview of Parenting with Love and Limits®”, Presentation for the CBC of Brevard County, Florida – Melbourne, FL – Sells, S.P. (Apr 2008)

“Engaging Out of Control Families”, Keynote presentation for 35th National Conference on Juvenile Justice – St. Louis, MO – Sells, S.P. (Mar 2008)

“What Works with Out of Control Youth: Evidence Based Approaches That Focus on Treating the Whole Family“. Presentation for 35th National Conference on Juvenile Justice – St. Louis, MO – Sells, S.P. (Mar 2008)

7.2007

“Six Weeks to Parent Power: Rapid Approaches for Out-of Control Children, Evidence based approaches”, Presentation for the Florida Coalition for Children 2007 Conference – Jacksonville, FL – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2007)

“Parenting with Love and Limits – Overview”, Closing Keynote Address and Breakout Session for the “Strengthening Families” Conference, sponsored by the Texas Youth Commission, The Texas Juvenile Probation Commission and others – Austin, TX – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2007)

“Undercurrent Therapy: Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Cincinnati, OH – Sells, S.P. (Jul 2007)

“Undercurrent Therapy: Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Columbus, OH – Sells, S.P. (Jul 2007)

“Undercurrent Therapy: Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Cleveland, OH – Sells, S.P. (Jul 2007)

“Undercurrent Therapy: Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults”, training for the CMI Education Institute – St. Louis, MO – Sells, S.P. (Jul 2007)

“Undercurrent Therapy: Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Paramus, NJ – Sells, S.P. (Jun 2007)

“Undercurrent Therapy: Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Richmond, VA – Sells, S.P. (Jun 2007)

“Undercurrent Therapy: Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Washington, DC – Sells, S.P. (Jun 2007)

“Undercurrent Therapy: Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Baltimore, MD – Sells, S.P. (Jun 2007)

“Parenting with Love and Limits Overview”, Missouri Juvenile Justice Association, Jefferson City, MO – Sells, S.P. (May 2007)

“Engaging Difficult Parents”, 34th National Conference on Juvenile Justice, San Diego, CA – Sells, S.P. (Mar 2007)

8.2006

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Ventura, CA – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Sunnyvale, CA – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Reno, NV – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Miami, FL – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Tampa, FL – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Jacksonville, FL – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Detroit, MI – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Chicago, IL – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Milwaukee, WI – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Salt Lake City, UT – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Denver, CO – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – St. Louis, MO – Sells, S.P. (Oct 2006)

“Treating the Out of Control Adolescent and Child”, Presentation for the Alabama Association of Student Assistance Professionals – Birmingham, AL – Sells, S.P. (Jun 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Washington, DC – Sells, S.P. (May 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Baltimore, MD – Sells, S.P. (May 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Richmond, VA – Sells, S.P. (May 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Norfolk, VA – Sells, S.P. (May 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Indianapolis, IN – Sells, S.P. (May 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Cincinnati, OH – Sells, S.P. (May 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Columbus, OH – Sells, S.P. (May 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Cleveland, OH – Sells, S.P. (May 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Princeton, NJ – Sells, S.P. (Mar 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Springfield, MA – Sells, S.P. (Mar 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Boston, MA – Sells, S.P. (Mar 2006)

Speaker for Psychotherapy Networker Conference – Washington, DC – Sells, S.P. (Mar 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Phoenix, AZ – Sells, S.P. (Mar 2006)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Albuquerque, NM – Sells, S.P. (Mar 2006)

“Undercurrent Therapy: Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults,” Presentation for the Austin Child Guidance Center, Austin, TX – Sells, S.P. (Feb 2006)

“Working with Defiant and Resistant Children and Teens”, Presentation for the 29th Annual Summer Institute on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders, Clearwater Beach, FL – Sells, S.P. (Jan 2006)

“Brief Therapy with Impossible Cases: Using Undercurrents to Take Therapy to the Next Level”, Presentation for the 29th Annual Summer Institute on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders, Clearwater Beach, FL – Sells, S.P. (Jan 2006)

“Uncovering Undercurrents and Deep Wounds to Produce Lasting Change”, Presentation for the 29th Annual Summer Institute on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders, Clearwater Beach, FL – Sells, S.P. (Jan 2006)

9.2005

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Oakland, CA – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2005)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Sacramento, CA – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2005)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Portland, OR – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2005)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Seattle, WA – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2005)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – San Diego, CA – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2005)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – San Bernardino, CA – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2005)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Anaheim, CA – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2005)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Bakersfield, CA – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2005)

“Undercurrent Therapy: Treating the Secret Wounds of Challenging Clients to Promote Lasting Change” – Farmington, CT – sponsored by the University of Connecticut Health Center – Sells, S.P. (Sep 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent and Child: Day 2 – Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults” – Detroit, MI – sponsored by Savannah Family Institute and Amedco- Sells, S.P. (Sep 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent and Child: Day One – A 7-Step Model to Restore Love and Limits” – Detroit, MI – sponsored by Savannah Family Institute and Amedco- Sells, S.P. (Sep 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent and Child: Day 2 – Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults” – Ann Arbor, MI – sponsored by Savannah Family Institute and Amedco- Sells, S.P. (Sep 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent and Child: Day One – A 7-Step Model to Restore Love and Limits” – Ann Arbor, MI – sponsored by Savannah Family Institute and Amedco- Sells, S.P. (Sep 2005)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct Disordered Kids” – Midland, MI – Presentation for Midland County Foster Adoptive Network – Sells, S.P. (Aug 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent”, Presentation for the Texas Network of Youth Services, Austin, TX – Sells, S.P. (Aug 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent and Child: Day 2 – Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults” – Fresno, CA – sponsored by Comprehensive Youth Services, Inc. – Sells, S.P. (Aug 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent and Child: Day One – A 7-Step Model to Restore Love and Limits” – Fresno, CA – sponsored by Comprehensive Youth Services, Inc. – Sells, S.P. (Aug 2005)

“Working with Defiant and Resistant Children and Teens”, Presentation for the 29th Annual Summer Institute on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders, Colorado Springs, CO – Sells, S.P. (Aug 2005)

“Brief Therapy with Impossible Cases: Using Undercurrents to Take Therapy to the Next Level”, Presentation for the 29th Annual Summer Institute on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders, Colorado Springs, CO – Sells, S.P. (Aug 2005)

“Uncovering Undercurrents and Deep Wounds to Produce Lasting Change”, Presentation for the 29th Annual Summer Institute on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders, Colorado Springs, CO – Sells, S.P. (Aug 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent”, Presentation for the Mississippi Judicial College, University of Mississippi – Sells, S.P. (Aug 2005)

Parenting with Love and Limits® Parenting/Group Therapy Model, Certification Training for the Center for Ambulatory Forensic Psychiatry De Waag – Utrecht, the Netherlands – Sells, S.P. (Jun 2005)

Parenting with Love and Limits® Family Therapy Model, Certification Training for the Brandon Centre – London, England – Sells, S.P. (Jun 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent”, Presentation for NIK – Bremen, Germany – Sells, S.P. (Jun 2005)

“Treating the Tough Child and Adolescent”, Presentation for PAO – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Sells, S.P. (Jun 2005)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Chicago, IL – Sells, S.P. (May 2005)

“Parenting with Love and Limits: How to Train Parents of Defiant Children and Teens”, training for the CMI Education Institute – Paramus, NJ – Sells, S.P. (May 2005

“SFI Model of Family Therapy”, Certification Training for Kansas City Counseling Associates – Overland Park, KS – Sells, S.P. (May 2005

“SFI Model of Family Therapy”, Certification Training for the Spencerport School District – Spencerport, NY – Sells, S.P. (May 2005

“Parenting with Love and Limits”, Certification Training for the Spencerport School District – Spencerport, NY – Sells, S.P. (May 2005

“Empowering Parents of Conduct Disordered Kids” – Flint, MI – Presentation for Genesee County Strong Families/Safe Children – Sells, S.P. (Apr 2005)

Speaker for Psychotherapy Networker Conference – Washington, DC – Sells, S.P. (Mar 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent and Child: Day 2 – Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults” – New Orleans, LA – sponsored by Savannah Family Institute and Amedco- Sells, S.P. (Mar 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent and Child: Day One – A 7-Step Model to Restore Love and Limits” – New Orleans, LA – sponsored by Savannah Family Institute and Amedco- Sells, S.P. (Mar 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent and Child: Day 2 – Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults” – Birmingham, AL – sponsored by Savannah Family Institute and Amedco- Sells, S.P. (Mar 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent and Child: Day One – A 7-Step Model to Restore Love and Limits” – Birmingham, AL – sponsored by Savannah Family Institute and Amedco- Sells, S.P. (Mar 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent and Child: Day 2 – Treating the Secret Wounds of Kids and Adults” – Columbia, SC – sponsored by Savannah Family Institute and Amedco- Sells, S.P. (Mar 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent and Child: Day One – A 7-Step Model to Restore Love and Limits” – Columbia, SC – sponsored by Savannah Family Institute and Amedco- Sells, S.P. (Mar 2005)

“Transforming the Difficult Teen” – Overland Park, KS – Keynote Address for the spring 2005 Conference for the Kansas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy- Sells, S.P. (Mar 2005)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Denver, CO – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Feb 2005)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Salt Lake City, UT – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Feb 2005)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Reno, NV – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Feb 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Jackson, MS – Presentation for the Mississippi Association of Marriage and Family Therapy – Sells, S.P. (Feb 2005)

“Parenting the Tough Teenager” – Atlanta, GA – Presentation for Hidden Lake Academy – Sells, S.P. (Feb 2005)

“Undercurrents – Treating Secret Wounds” – San Mateo, CA – Presentation for San Mateo County Community College District – Sells, S.P. (Feb 2005)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – San Mateo, CA – Presentation for San Mateo County Community College District – Sells, S.P. (Feb 2005)

“Treating the Out of Control Adolescent” – San Francisco, CA – Presentation for City College of San Francisco – Sells, S.P. (Feb 2005)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Pittsburg, PA – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Jan 2005)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Washington, DC – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Jan 2005)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Richmond, VA – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Jan 2005)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Norfolk, VA – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Jan 2005)

“SFI Model of Family Therapy”, Certification Training for the Guidance Center – Leavenworth, KS – Sells, S.P. (Jan 2005)

“Parenting with Love and Limits”, Certification Training for the Guidance Center – Leavenworth, KS – Sells, S.P. (Jan 2005)

10.2004

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – St. Paul, MN – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Milwaukee, WI – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Chicago, IL – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Indianapolis, IN – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Dec 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Oklahoma City, OK – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Kansas City, KS – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – St. Louis, MO – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Springfield, IL – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Nov 2004)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – San Antonio, TX – Sells, S.P. (Oct 2004)

“Brief Therapy with Impossible Cases” – San Antonio, TX – Sells, S.P. (Oct 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Cleveland, OH – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Oct 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Toledo, OH – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Oct 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Detroit, MI – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Oct 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Lansing, MI – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Oct 2004)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Louisville, KY – Presentation for the Archdiocese of Louisville – Sells, S.P. (Oct 2004)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Louisville, KY – Presentation for the Archdiocese of Louisville – Sells, S.P. (Oct 2004)

“Brief Therapy with Impossible Cases” – Petersburg, VA – Presentation for Poplar Springs Hospital – Sells, S.P. (Oct 2004)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Fishersville, VA – Presentation for Augusta Medical Center – Sells, S.P. (Oct 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Raleigh, NC – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Sep 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Baltimore, MD – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute- Sells, S.P. (Sep 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Cherry Hill, NJ – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute – Sells, S.P. (Sep 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct-Disordered Kids” – Paramus, NJ – Presentation for the CMI Education Institute- Sells, S.P. (Sep 2004)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Duluth, MN – Presentation for SMDC/Miller Dwan- Sells, S.P. (Sep 2004)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Austin, TX – Presentation for the School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin- Sells, S.P. (Sep 2004)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Houston, TX – Sells, S.P. (Aug 2004)

“Brief Therapy with Impossible Cases” – Houston, TX – Sells, S.P. (Aug 2004)

“The SFI Model: Prevention and Parental Involvement to Save our Youth” – Presentation at the Chatham County Juvenile Justice, Savannah, GA. – Sells, S.P. (Aug 2004)

“Retooling the System for Effective Change: Empowering Parents of Conduct Disorders” – Presentation at Richland County Juvenile Justice, Mansfield, OH. – Sells, S.P. (Aug 2004)

“Brief Therapy with Impossible Cases” – Portland, ME – Sells, S.P. (Jul 2004)

“Brief Therapy with Impossible Cases” – Manchester, NH – Sells, S.P. (Jul 2004)

“Brief Therapy with Impossible Cases” – Burlington, VT – Sells, S.P. (Jul 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct Disorders” – Presentation at Youth Offending Services, Cambridge, England – Sells, S.P. (Jul 2004)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Presentation at Munich College, Munich, Germany. – Sells, S.P. (Jul 2004)

“Brief Therapy with Impossible Cases” – Sacramento, CA – Sells, S.P. (May 2004)

“Parenting with Love and Limits” – San Francisco, CA – Sells, S.P. (May 2004)

“Brief Therapy with Impossible Cases” – Fresno, CA – Sells, S.P. (May 2004)

“Parenting with Love and Limits” – La Mirada, CA – Sells, S.P. (May 2004)

“SFI Model of Family Therapy”, Intensive Training for Family Life Counseling -Mansfield, OH – Sells, S.P. (May 2004)

“Parenting with Love and Limits”, Intensive Training for Family Life Counseling – Mansfield, OH – Sells, S.P. (May 2004)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for Klein United Methodist Church – Spring, TX – Sells, S.P. (May 2004)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct Disorders” – Presentation at Kaiser-Permanente Conference for Psychiatry and Chemical Dependency Clinicians, San Francisco, CA – Sells, S.P. (Apr 2004)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for J. Evans Associates – Baltimore, MD – Sells, S.P. (Apr 2004)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for the University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI – Sells, S.P. (Apr 2004)

Speaker for Psychotherapy Networker Conference – Sells, S.P. (Mar 2004)

“SFI Model of Family Therapy”, Intensive Training – Milford, CT – Sells, S.P. (Feb 2004)

“Brief Therapy with Impossible Cases” – Akron, OH – Sells, S.P. (Feb 2004)

“Brief Therapy with Impossible Cases” – Columbus, OH – Sells, S.P. (Feb 2004)

“Brief Therapy with Impossible Cases” – Cincinnati, OH – Sells, S.P. (Feb 2004)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for J. Evans Associates – Washington, DC – Sells, S.P. (Jan 2004)

“SFI Model of Family Therapy”, Intensive Training for Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario – Sells, S.P. (Jan 2004)

11.2003

“Parenting with Love and Limits”, Intensive Training for Bacon Street, Williamsburg, VA – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Mental Health Issues with Youth Offenders” – Keynote Presentation at the Juvenile Department Education, Jefferson City, MO – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Parenting with Love and Limits” – Presentation at the Office of Community Services, Sponsored by Southern University at New Orleans, NO – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for the Written Word – Brisbane, Australia – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“SFI Model of Family Therapy” – Intensive Training for the Written Word – Sydney, Australia – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Parenting with Love and Limits”, Intensive Training for DM Family & School Services, Montreal, Quebec – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for NIK – Berlin, Germany – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for Familien un Erziehungsberatung – Basel, Switzerland – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating Oppositional and Conduct Disorders” – Coconut Creek, FL – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating Juvenile Sex Offenders” – Coconut Creek, FL – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for Northwest Community Hospital – Arlington Heights, IL – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Parenting with Love and Limits”, Intensive Training for Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for the University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“SFI Model of Family Therapy” – Intensive Training for the University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for The Woodlands, Newark, OH – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Parenting with Love and Limits”, Intensive Training for The Woodlands, Newark, OH – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“SFI Model of Family Therapy”, Intensive Training for 12th Judicial District Field Services, Concordia, KS – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for Inner Harbour – Douglasville, GA – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Parenting with Love and Limits”, Intensive Training for 12th Judicial District Field Services, Concordia, KS – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“SFI Model of Family Therapy” – Intensive Training for Community Solutions – Hartford, CT – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – St. Louis, MO – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Kansas City, MO – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“SFI Model of Family Therapy”, Intensive Training for Program Services Unit, Juvenile Probation, Maricopa County, AZ, Phoenix, AZ – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Parenting with Love and Limits”, Intensive Training for Program Services Unit, Juvenile Probation, Maricopa County, AZ, Phoenix, AZ – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Parenting with Love and Limits” – Intensive Training for Community Solutions – Hartford, CT – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Los Angeles, CA – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Sacramento, CA – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for the University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for Village for Families and Children, Hartford, CT – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent: A Step-by-Step, Family-Based Guide” – Baton Rouge, LA – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Parenting with Love and Limits” – Intensive Training for The Written Word – Brisbane, Australia – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for The Written Word – Brisbane, Australia – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Parenting with Love and Limits” – Intensive Training for The Written Word – Melbourne, Australia – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for The Written Word – Melbourne, Australia – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Parenting with Love and Limits” – Intensive Training for The Written Word – Sydney, Australia – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for The Written Word – Sydney, Australia – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for the USC Center on Child Welfare – Los Angeles, CA – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – for the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, La Crosse, WI – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Fullerton, CA – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Denver, CO – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Parenting with Love and Limits”, Intensive Training for Program Services Unit, Juvenile Probation, Maricopa County, AZ, Phoenix, AZ – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Oakland, CA – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Seattle, WA – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Atlanta, GA – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Chicago, IL – Sells, S.P. (2003)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Baltimore, MD – Sells, S.P. (2003)

12.2002

“Treating the Difficult and Defiant Adolescent in Juvenile Justice: A Model for Change” – Presentation at the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (65th Annual Conference) KEYNOTE Speaker, Tucson, AZ – Sells, S.P. (2002)

Sells, S.P. (2002) Presentation at the York-Poquoson Department of Social Services, Yorktown, VA – Sells, S.P. (2002)

Sells, S.P. (2002) “At-Risk Youth-Prevention and Parental Involvement” – Presentation at the City Court of Houma, KEYNOTE Speaker, Families in Need Services Association, Houma, LA – Sells, S.P. (2002)

Presentation at The Exceptional Student Education, Family Counselors, Fl Lauderdale, FL – Sells, S.P. (2002)

Presentation at Youth-at-Risk Conference, Savannah, GA – Sells, S.P. (2002, 2001, 2000, 1999)

“Treating the Difficult and Defiant Adolescent: A Model for Change” – Presented at St. Joseph Juvenile Justice Center, South Bend, IN – Sells, S.P. (2002)

“Treating the Difficult and Defiant Adolescent: A Model for Change” – Presented at Poplar Springs Hospital, Petersburg, VA – Sells, S.P. (2002)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Master Therapist Program, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Medical School – Sells, S.P. (2002)

Presentation at the 12th Judicial District, Field Services, Concordia, KS – Sells, S.P. (2002)

“Columbine-What Did We Learn” – Presented at the Clay County Probation, Co-Keynote Speaker, Louisville, IL – Sells, S.P. & Boyd, C (2002)

“Empowering Parents of Conduct Disorders” – Presentation at the Cape Cod Institute, Professional Learning Network, Greenwich, CT – Sells, S.P. (2002)

13.2001

“Treating the Difficult and Defiant Adolescent: A Model for Change” – Presentation at the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (65th Annual Conference) KEYNOTE Speaker, Washington, DC – Sells, S.P. (2001)

Presentation at the United Community, Family Resource Center, Sheboygan, WI – Sells, S.P. (2001)

Presentation at the Florida Association of Social Workers, 55th Annual State Conference, Safety Harbor, FL – Sells, S.P. (2001)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Guest Speaker, Medical College of Georgia, August, GA – Sells, S.P. (2001)

“Parenting with Love and Limits” – Presentation at the Cape Cod Institute, Professional Learning Network, Greenwich, CT – Sells, S.P. (2001)

Presentation at the Circle of Care, Valley, AL – Sells, S.P. (2001)

Presentation at United Community, Family Resource Center, Sheboygan, WI – Sells, S.P. (2001)

“Parenting Your Out of Control Teenager” – Child and Family Services, Manchester, NH – Sells, S.P. (2001)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent” – Presentation at the Master Therapist Program, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut Medical School – Sells, S.P. (2001)

“Parenting the Extreme Teen” – Presentation at the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Fulton State Hospital, Fulton, MO – Sells, S.P. (2001)

Presentation at the Hamilton Center, Terre Haute, IN – Sells, S.P. (2001)

14.2000

“Working with Difficult Adolescents” – Presentation at the Department of Children and Youth Services Division in Chatham County, Savannah, GA – Sells, S.P. (2000)

“Treating the Tough Adolescent: A Step-by-Step, Family-Based Guide” – Presentation at the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) in Dallas, TX – Sells, S.P. (2000)

15.1999

Presentation at the School Social Workers Association of Georgia, St. Simon’s Island, GA – Sells, S.P. (1999)

“Working with Difficult Adolescents” – Presentation at the Department of Children and Youth Services Division in Chatham County, Savannah, GA – Sells, S.P. (1999)

“Treating the Difficult and Defiant Adolescent: A Model for Change” – Presentation at American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) in Atlanta, GA – Sells, S.P. (1999)

16.1998

“Treating the Difficult and Defiant Adolescent: A Model for Change” – Presentation at Georgia Association of Marriage and Family Therapy in St. Simon’s Island, GA – Sells, S.P. (1998)

“Process-Outcome Research: Operationalizing Key Theoretical Concepts” – Presentation at Head Start’s Fourth Annual National Research Conference in Washington, DC – Sells, S.P. (1998)

“Treating the Difficult and Defiant Adolescent” – Presentation at the Georgia Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Savannah, GA – Sells, S.P. (1998)

17.1997

“Working with Difficult Adolescents” – Presentation at the Department of Children and Youth Services Division in Chatham County, Savannah, GA – Sells, S.P. (1997)

“Treating the Difficult and Defiant Adolescent” – Presentation at the Clinical Social Worker’s Association, Savannah, GA – Sells, S.P. (1997)

18.1995

“Working with Difficult Adolescents” – Paper Presentation at the Child Welfare Division in Reno, NV – Sells, S.P. (1995)

“Answers to Questions on Qualitative Research” – Presentation at the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy in Baltimore, MD – Sells, S.P., Marquez, M, Atkinson, B, Blaisure, K, Rafuls, S, & Wark, L. (1995)

19.1994

“Leaving Home II: A Research Study of Haley’s Work with Troubled Adolescents” – Paper Presentation at the National Association of Social Workers in Philadelphia, PA – Sells, S.P. & Smith, T.E. (1994)

“Teaching Ethnographies in Social Work: A Model Curriculum” – Paper Presentation at the Council of Social Work Education in New York City, NY – Sells, S.P. & Smith, T.E. (1994)

“Ethnographic Interviewing: A Guide to Practice Evaluation” – Paper Presentation at the National Association of Social Work in Nashville, TN – Sells, S.P. & Smith, T.E. (1994)

“Team Building on Supervision Practicum Teams” – Presentation at the National Association of Social Work in Nashville, TN – Sells, S.P., McInnis, M, & Smith, T.E. (1994)

20.1993

“Ethnographic Interviewing: A Guide to Practice Evaluation” – Paper Presentation at the Nevada Association of Marriage and Family Therapy in Las Vegas, NV – Sells, S.P. (1993)

“A New Prescription: Collaboration between Physicians and Family Therapists” – Presentation at the Nevada Association of Marriage and Family Therapy – Ellwood, A., & Sells, S.P. (1993)

21.1988

“Social Influences and the Aesthetic Evaluation of Art” – Paper presented at the meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA – Sells, S. P. (1988)