VIRTUAL ONLINE CONFERENCE: The Adult-Child Journey: Helping Children and Adolescents Effectively Deal with Social and Emotional Challenges. Conference will offer parents and caregivers of challenging children or teens a toolbox of proactive strategies, skills, and techniques to nurture strong growth - mindset, routines, and behavior management.
Social skills and emotional regulation CAN be taught:
- Receive a brief overview of normal social-emotional development
- Discover foundational strategies, skills, and techniques to incorporate to nurture strong growth (mindset, routines, behavior management)
- Find ways to personalize proactive strategies for children with difficult temperaments and developmental differences
- Gain specific tools to use when children struggle with pro-social skills, motivation, resiliency or poor self-esteem
Anxiety in the Age of COVID-19, webinar presented by James Crist, Ph.D. This is a virtual meeting, and registration is required.
Free Parent Webinar: Helping Your Child Navigate Adolescence: A parent's guide to what to look for and when to worry. Featuring Danielle Dick, Ph.D. in association with the Children's Mental Health Symposium and presented by Virginia Treatment Center for Children.
Parents will learn about:
- Normative development and brain changes that take place during adolescence
- New challenges facing today's adolescents
- How to recognize warning signs that signal a child is at risk
- Behavioral health (i.e. mental health and addiction) resources available to parents
When: Thursday, October 1, 2020, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
How: Via Zoom. 30-minute presentation followed by an interactive Q&A
To Register: Visit chrichmond.org/mentalhealthparent20
Questions: Contact Rachel Reynolds at firstname.lastname@example.org
CHADD 2020 RESOURCE FAIR, featuring a series of lectures and speakers via Zoom. The theme is: "Strong Minds, Healthy Lives: Strategies to Empower People Affected by ADHD." To learn more about speakers, visit https://www.chadd.net/chapter/115 and click on the "Events" tab. Seats can be reserved now.
- Keynote Speaker: Dr. Catherine McCarthy, "We've Got This: Adjusting our Perspective to Help Kids Manage ADHD during the Pandemic," Tue., Oct. 6th, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Mary Cay Ricci, "The Secret Power of a Growth Mindset in Children and Adults with ADHD," Tue., Oct. 13th, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Dr. William Stixrud, "Why Autonomy is So Important for Kids with ADHD (And for Everyone Else)," Tue., Oct. 20th, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Jackie Woodside, CPC, LICSW, "Calming the Chaos: Productivity and Peace of Mind," Tue., Oct. 27th, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Questions? Email email@example.com.
- For younger learners, SEEC’s (Smithsonian’s Early Enrichment Center) Resource/Activity List: https://seecstories.com/covid-19-learning-resources/preschool-and-kindergarten-lessons/
- National Zoo’s Webcams: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams
- National Museum of the American Indian’s Lessons/Resources: https://americanindian.si.edu/nk360/resources.cshtml
- National Postal Museum’s Curriculum Guide: https://postalmuseum.si.edu/curriculum-guides
- Cooper-Hewitt Design at Home Activity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SN9Tg2rvugk
- Aerial America Facebook Watch Parties: https://www.si.edu/events#/?i=2
- Smithsonian Education’s YouTube Channel (programs are archived here: https://www.youtube.com/user/SmithsonianEducation/videos
- Meditation and Mindfulness: https://www.si.edu/events#/?i=9sMI
PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH PROJECTS AND STUDIES
The Cleveland Clinic Children's Center for Autism is offering a telehealth research study on help for sleep in young children with autism. There will also be an opportunity to discuss positive bedtime behaviors and other topics related to ASD. The study will be facilitated by Cynthia Johnson, Ph.D. For more information, or to participate, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Ms. Johnson at 216.448.6392.