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CHC Community Education Sessions

Navigating Mental Health Services for Your Child428

Navigating Mental Health Services for Your Child [video]

Do you think your child is experiencing anxiety and depression that needs to be addressed, but you don’t know where to start? Navigating mental health services can be challenging. Listen to a panel of specialists moderated by Ramsey Khasho, PsyD, Chief Clinical Officer at Children’s Health Council, to learn more about the services that are available and how you can access them when you need them. Read more ›

Evaluations and IEPs-Shouldn’t They be Connected427

Evaluations and IEPs: Shouldn’t They be Connected? [presentation] [video]

Your child’s evaluation includes a bunch of scores and some recommendations. Even though your evaluator talked through all the scores with you, you’re still not sure what they mean or how to translate those into meaningful IEP goals for your son/daughter.  Learn more about IEPs from Chris Harris, MEd, Director of EBC Schools, so that you can effectively advocate for your child. Read more ›

Managing Transition- Developing a Strengths-Based IEP 415

Managing Transition: Developing a Strengths-Based IEP [presentation]

When a student on an IEP gets to high school age, the focus and format of the IEP should change. IEPs should become student-centered, strength-based and future-focused. How does a parent support their child in the revised process?  Chris Harris, Director of Esther B. Clark Schools describe the best practice for making the transition IEP participatory, informative and effective. Read more ›

Managing Anxiety & Building Self Efficacy 414

Managing Anxiety & Building Self-Efficacy [presentation]

In this Community Education session, licensed Clinical Psychologist Christine Pearston discusses stress and anxiety, common symptoms, and the anxiety/avoidance cycle. Dr. Pearston offers effective strategies parents and caregivers can use to help children cope with anxiety and establish positive behavior patterns. Read more ›

Positive Behavior Strategies for Parents 413

Positive Behavior Strategies for Parents [presentation] [video]

Does it feel like you are often focused on your child’s struggles and reacting to negative behaviors? Learn some strategies and tools, so that you can orient your parenting style toward a more positive mindset to support and empower your children. Presented by Jody Miller, MEd, BCBA, EBC Palo Alto Site Director and Monique Gonzalez, PsyD, Classroom Clinician at EBC School. Read more ›

ADHD and Medication396

ADHD and Medication [presentation] [video]

If your child has ADHD, you know that there are a variety of interventions, including medication. This class focused on medication as a treatment option. Hear from ADHD expert and CHC’s Chief Psychiatrist, Dr. Glen Elliott about medications and guidelines for using medication as a treatment for ADHD. Read more ›

An Inside Look at the Psychological-Educational Evaluation 389

An Inside Look at the Psychological-Educational Evaluation [presentation]

Did your child recently receive a psycho-educational evaluation, you have the report, but you don’t really understand it?

Learn more about what is included in this type of evaluation and how it can provide valuable information to help you better understand your child and the types of supports from which they can benefit. Presented by Christina Young, PhD, CHC Neuropsychologist. Read more ›

The Trauma-Informed Classroom 388

The Trauma-Informed Classroom: Creating a Safe, Supportive Learning Environment [presentation] [video]

Trauma is an experience that impacts a student’s ability to cope–it may not even be life-threatening. In this session for educators, learn more about the strategies and tools you can use in your classroom to ensure that each student is healthy, safe and supported. Presented by Lety Arreola-Garcia, Mental Health Coordinator at CHC. Read more ›

The Trans Experience- A Panel Discussion 387

The Trans Experience: A Panel Discussion [video]

Transgender issues are complex and new to many people. Gain greater understanding of the transgender experience and learn how to better support the transgender youth in your life.  Read more ›

Teen Suicide: What are the Warning Signs? [presentation] [video]

Learn more about risk factors and reasons for suicidal and self-harm behaviors in teens, warning signs, and how to help your teen stay safe. Presented by Stephanie Clarke, PhD and Michele Berk, PhD Asst. Professor Stanford, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Read more ›

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