Outgrowing the Child Neurologist: Transition in Tourette Syndrome
Presented by Lawrence W. Brown, MD
February 3, 2021, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Adulthood may come naturally, but it takes years of preparation. There are many challenges and barriers facing adolescents with any neuropsychiatric disorder. But there are also practical solutions that can lead to optimal success for youth with Tourette syndrome.
Lawrence W. Brown, MD is Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Brown is a past president of the Child Neurology Foundation, and he currently serves as chairman of its Transitions Project Advisory Committee (TPAC). This effort is defining the goals of successful transition for youth with neurologic disorders; he is the senior author on its first publication entitled “The neurologist’s role in supporting transition to adult health care: a consensus statement” which was published in Neurology with endorsements by the American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Pediatrics and the Child Neurology Society in addition to the Child Neurology Society. Locally he is a co-principal investigator of an epilepsy education and transition project funded by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) in collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Anxiety & Worry
Presented by Jerry Bubrick, Ph.D.
March 03, 2021, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Jerry Bubrick, PhD, is a senior clinical psychologist in the Anxiety Disorders Center and director of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Service at the Child Mind Institute. He is a cognitive and behavioral psychologist who specializes in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Widely recognized for developing one of the world’s most intensive pediatric programs for OCD, he is a pioneer in using cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to treat children and teens with OCD and related anxiety disorders. He has led workshops on OCD and anxiety disorders, and in his role as a public lecturer he has presented at primary and secondary schools, academic medical centers, community health organizations and professional conferences.
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