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About The CHC Breakfast
Each year, CHC hosts a breakfast and panel on a topic of interest to parents and the community. We bring together well-known speakers, writers and professionals who can help us with the critical job of raising our children and teens.
The CHC Breakfast 2021
Healing Together: Our Kids. Our Confidence. Our Community.
For almost a year our kids have been cooped up at home, sitting in front of screens, trying to deal with online school, missing friends and milestones. Now, the very thing we want the most — to re-enter the world — is causing unease and apprehension. Dr. Leah Weiss, Dr. Denise Pope, Dr. Vidya Krishnan and moderator Kristen Sze offer insights and important practical advice to lead us forward with courage, connection and compassion.
The CHC Breakfast 2020
The Gifts and Challenges of Dyslexia and ADHD
Dyslexia and ADHD present some of the greatest challenges for our children and teens — and also provide unique gifts beyond our imagination. What would happen if we would recognize everyone’s strengths and embrace neurodiversity as a culture? Featuring Guest Speaker Dean Bragonier on reducing stigma, celebrating neuro-diversity, and building community in education, with panelists Dr. Vivien Keil, Beth Kawasaki, and moderator Dr. Rosalie Whitlock.
The CHC Breakfast 2019
The Power of Parent Vulnerability: Raising a Child with Learning and Mental Health Differences
Parenting is a lifelong journey. The sheer size of our responsibility can make us feel isolated and vulnerable. Keynote speakers David Flink and Dr. Shashank Joshi, along with Suzanne Crandall and Dr. Rosalie Whitlock, inspire us and show us that our vulnerability can actually lead to power.
The CHC Breakfast 2018
Building Bridges between Mental Health and Learning
The fifth annual CHC Breakfast, held on March 22, 2018 continued the conversation to reduce stigma and support mental wellness. With special guests Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, internationally recognized author and psychologist; Dewey Rosetti, parent, author, youth advocate, co-founder of Parents Education Network; and Ramsey Khasho, PsyD, Chief Clinical Officer, CHC Clinical Services.
The CHC Breakfast 2017
Partnering for Mental Health, The Conversation Continues
The CHC Breakfast 2016
Promise and Potential, A Focus on Teen Mental Health
On February 2, 2016 this event brought together a panel of experts to talk about the serious issue of teen anxiety and depression in our community and what we can do about it. Stacy Drazan, Julie Lythcott-Haims, Denise Pope, Chris Harris, Jenny Jaffe. This is a community call to action.
The CHC Breakfast 2015
The Mask You Live In
Filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom brought us her amazing documentary on growing up make in America and with her panel helped us think about how to get rid of male stereotyping with our boys and men.
The CHC Breakfast 2014
Glitter and Glue
Author Kelly Corrigan brought her particular point of view and experience to the delicate dance between mothers and their daughters as they navigate their relationship over time.