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CHC Community Education Sessions

Community Education

Supporting Success for an Autistic Child, Ages 7 through Teen [presentation]

This presentation by Dr. Joan Baran and Dr. Emily Hsu focuses on the ways in which you can support a child age 7 through teen who is on the autism spectrum. Among the topics covered: what is needed for successful social interactions, facilitating one-on-one interaction, creating the environment and opportunities for interaction, and finding teachable moments.

You may also wish to view the Community Education Session presentation called Recognizing the Signs of Autism and What to Do Next.
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Community Education

Supporting Success for an Autistic Child Age 0-7 [presentation]

This presentation by Dr. Joan Baran and Gina Baldi, MeD, focuses on the ways in which you can support a young child who is on the autism spectrum. Among the topics covered: what is needed for successful social interactions, facilitating one-on-one interaction, creating the environment and opportunities for interaction, and finding teachable moments.

You may also wish to view the Community Education Session presentation called Recognizing the Signs of Autism and What to Do Next.
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Community Education

CHC and the Findings from the CDC Preliminary Report on Teen Suicide [presentation]

In November of 2015, the California Department of Public Health, on behalf of the Santa Clara County Public Health Department, asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to assist our community in better understanding youth suicide in Santa Clara County. Read more ›

Community Education

Behavioral Challenges in the Child Age 6 and Under [presentation]

Have you heard about the A-B-Cs of behavior?

Dr. Coloma discusses some of the causes of problem behavior, including neurological and emotional disorders and the link between problem behavior and anger. She also outlines strategies you can implement to foster new behaviors and options for help. Read more ›

Community Education

Recognizing the Signs of Autism and What to Do Next [presentation]

Is your child meeting milestones appropriately? How is your child communicating? How is your child’s relationship with his peers?

This presentation reviews the signs that a child may be on  the autism spectrum, how those signs change over time, and what steps to take if you have concerns. You may also wish to view the Community Education Session presentations: Supporting Success for an Autistic Child Age 0-7  and Supporting Success for an Autistic Child, Ages 7 through Teen
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Community Education

Depression and Suicide: What Are the Warning Signs? [presentation]

For youth between 10-24 years old,  suicide is the third leading cause of death.

In this presentation, Dr. Glen Elliot covers the definitions of depression and suicidality, provides an overview of troubled behavior, and discusses some treatment options and resources.

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Community Education

Executive Functioning: What It Is and How to Support It [presentation]

Executive functioning is the set of mental processes that allow us to be efficient learners, thinkers, and actors. Learn about the components of executive functioning, executive functioning deficits and the strategies that can be taught to help compensate for and work around executive dysfunction. Read more ›

Community Education

Signs of Learning Differences and Tips for Helping [presentation]

Did you know that 1 in 5 people are affected by learning differences, or LD?

People with learning differences have difficulty storing, processing and producing information due to a deficit in one or more neurological processes. Learn more about what learning differences are and what they are not, as well as what interventions can help. Read more ›

Community Education

Psych Testing: What Do All Those Numbers Mean? [presentation]

What is a pyschological assessment? This presentation reviews the main purposes of a psychological assessment, the types of assessments, assessment tools, factors that influence performance, and how to interpret the results. Read more ›

Community Education

To Medicate or Not [presentation]

How is ADHD treated? Are there treatment options that do not involve medication? This presentation covers the current approaches to treating ADHD, a model for working with a prescribing doctor, and common patterns and problems parents encounter. Read more ›

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