Thursday, May 13, 2021 @ 12:00 – 1:00est

Zoom Registration

When young people need help, the parents’ immediate goal is to focus on their child. Yet, it is equally important to support the parents’ role in participating in the therapeutic treatment process. Join Mountain Valley Treatment Center and Sunrise RTC in an informative workshop on ways to assist parents as they navigate their child’s treatment process.

Meet The Panel:

Kelly McAdams, LICSW is an educational counselor from McMillan Education and has decades of experience working with students and families in schools and private behavioral health programs. A highly skilled clinician, school counselor and admissions expert, Kelly enjoys working with children, adolescents and young adults whose learning, emotional, or behavioral challenges have become obstacles to their healthy development and educational progress.



Lisa Rosen, PsyD is a parent of young adults and a clinical professional who has worked with adolescents for more than 20 years. In her role as MVTC’s Parent Support Program Director, she works closely with families to support them through their child’s treatment. She received her Psy.D. in Clinical/Rehabilitation Psychology from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. Dr. Rosen is a certified SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions) Clinician.


Sue Barnes, BA is the Director of Family Communication at Sunrise Residential Treatment Center with experience in marketing and public relations, representing Fortune 100 companies, innovative start-ups, and non-profits. Sue spent five years leading a team providing crisis response, medical, and legal advocacy to sexual assault survivors. Her love of Sunrise — the program and the team — started over a decade ago when her daughter was a Sunrise resident.


Lara Kallander, PhD, MAPP is passionate about helping people improve their well-being, with experience in coaching, positive psychology, and drug discovery. As the founder of Thriving Through Adversity Coaching, she helps families flourish by supporting the parents’ well-being. Lara is a dynamic speaker on positive psychology topics with a proven track record of success, having both a PhD in chemistry and a master’s degree in applied positive psychology.