Nurturing and Repairing Parent-Teen Relationships

October 22, 2021 Free
JCFS Mental Health

A rare opportunity to receive training on one of the greatest challenges parents face from a world expert, Dr. Guy Diamond.

Jewish Family & Career Services of Atlanta and The Wellness Institute invite the community to a live training with Guy Diamond, PhD, developer of Attachment-Based Family Therapy for suicide prevention.

Dr. Diamond is a leading expert in adolescent and family psychotherapy and will share his skills and philosophies to help guide parents through difficult moments when their children struggle emotionally. At this training you will learn how to provide for your child a secure base, even during an emotional storm.

This is the fourth event of the JF&CS Mental Health Series for the Atlanta community and is produced by The Wellness Institute, a division of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI).

For counseling services, please call JF&CS Atlanta at 770-677-9300, email, or go to

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call the toll-free, 24-hour hotline of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or text the Crisis Text Line (Text “HOME” To 741741) to be connected to a trained suicide crisis counselor.

About Dr. Guy Diamond:

Guy Diamond, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Family Therapy in the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University and the director of the Center for Family Intervention Science (CFIS). He is a family intervention clinical trials researcher with a focus on family therapy for youth suicide. Since its inception, CFIS has been fully funded with up to 22 staff and has brought in over $30,000,000 of funding from NIMH, SAMSHA, CDC, CSAT and several private foundations. CFIS is dedicated to the development, testing and dissemination of family-based treatments for diverse samples of depressed and suicidal youth and their parents. In this capacity, he has overseen the design, implementation and dissemination of over 15 clinical trial studies. Diamond’s primary work has been in the area of youth suicide prevention and treatment research. On the prevention side, he has created a program focused on training, screening and triage to be implemented in non-behavioral health settings. On the treatment side, Diamond is the primary developer of attachment-based family therapy, specially developed and tested for treating youth depression and suicide. Most of his research career has focused on working with low-income disadvantaged youth and families.

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