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Howard Liddle, EdD, ABPP

Howard Liddle, EdD, ABPP, is an internationally known expert in the family therapy of adolescent substance abuse and delinquency and his published clinical DVDs and writings are used in therapist training programs around the world. He is the developer of Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT), an evidence-based adolescent treatment that is practiced at clinics around the United States and eight European countries. Dr. Liddle is professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. A board-certified psychologist, he is a Diplomate in Family Psychology in the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). Founding editor of the Journal of Family Psychology in 1985, Dr. Liddle has over 225 publications. His three-decade therapy research program focuses on the development, testing, implementation and dissemination of family-based treatment for adolescent substance abuse and delinquency. This work has been recognized with awards from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Association, the Hazelden Foundation, and the American Psychological Association. Dr. Liddle is an inspirational clinical teacher and has trained family therapists in how to treat adolescents for over 40 years. 

Speaker Disclosures: 
Financial: Dr. Howard Liddle is Chairman of the Board of MDFT International, a 5013c not for profit entity that conducts training in and certifies clinicians in MDFT, Multidimensional Family Therapy. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 
Non-financial: Howard Liddle is a Diplomate in Family Psychology in the American Board of Professional psychology (ABPP).