Presenter: Christine Adkins-Hutchison, Psy.D. — Dr. Adkins-Hutchison spoke about the economic and social road block for African Americans in seeking mental health services. She spoke of the need for more therapists to be of culturally competent and the need for ethnic populations to find providers who mirror themselves physically.
Presenter: Dr. Andrew J. Lee — Dr. Lee spoke about Asian cultural values and how they impact today’s Asian Americans. He spoke of the model minority myth and how these perceptions feed into the stigma of seeking mental health services amongst Asians. Dr. Lee gave helpful suggestions of pitfalls to
Presenter: Tolga Taneli, MD — Dr. Taneli spoke about his insights on getting physicians to collaborate together about a case. He also spoke of the drug approval process. He also gave tips on ways to involve the school in the collaboration process.
Presenter: Dr. Michael Osit, LP — Dr. Osit spoke about ways we can do things differently this year to help set up from the beginning, for a good school year. He provides suggestions on sleep, schedules and ways to handle the dreaded homework. Dr. Osit addresses the busy lives of our
Presenter: Mark Mintz, MD Download this webinar’s slides » Download this webinar » Concussions are a form of traumatic brain injury that can affect cognitive functioning (mental processes of thinking, reasoning, learning, remembering, problem-solving and creativity) and behavior. Many children and young adults experience significant psychological stress from their injuries.
Presenter: Joelle McGovern, Ph.D. – University of Pennsylvania — Dr. McGovern spoke about cognitive and exposure based activities for the very young and how to keep it playful to engage the child which leads to them mastering and controlling their OCD. She also discussed how parents and schools work in tandem
Presenter: Lawrence W. Brown, MD — Dr. Brown defined what Developmental Disabilities were and discussed the prevalence of them as related to Tourette. He spoke about different neurodevelopmental conditions and how they disturbed the same brain networks in the growing child disrupt the as affected in primary Tourette syndrome.
Presenter: Cathy Budman, MD — Dr. Budman discussed that people living with Tourette Syndrome often struggle with impulse control disorders. She spoke about the most common features of impulse control observed among children and adults and some treatment options along with the efficacy of those treatments.
Presenter: Kathleen Nace, MT-BC, NMT — Ms. Nace explained how Creative Arts Therapy is used to help in reducing anxiety, as well as lifting mood, and self esteem building. She also explained how it can help with expressive language, memory, relationship development and pain management.
Presenter: Rachel Strohl, Psy.D. — Dr. Strohl discussed ways teens and young adults who have trichotillomania or other related body focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs) to learn to improve their management of stress and worries. She also spoke about stress management tools, such as relaxation paced breathing, sensory grounding, cognitive therapy, and