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Helping Adolescents With Anxiety

In this previously recorded session, Dr. Jason Krompinger provides tips to talk with teens about anxiety, explains the differences between types of anxiety, and answers questions about addressing stigma around the most common mental health disorder.

Join us: Thursday, August 11 @ 11am ET

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Ask Me Anything About Student Mental Health

In this previously recorded session, Dr. Melinda Macht-Greenberg discusses the mental health challenges that students are facing, shares subtle ways for caregivers to check on their kids’ well-being, and answers audience questions about children, adolescents, and their mental health.

Join us: Thursday, August 18 @ 11am ET

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Easing Stress Around Eating With Picky Kids

In this previously recorded session, Jennifer Anderson, MSPH, RDN, shares tips and tricks to reduce stress around mealtimes for everyone, discusses ways to introduce new foods without being forceful, and answers audience questions about how kids and adults alike can truly enjoy a more colorful, nutritious meal—no tantrums necessary.

Join us: Thursday, August 25 @ 11am ET

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Easing Back-to-School Anxieties for Kids & Parents

In this previously recorded session, Julie B. Cullen, LICSW, EdM, shares tips and tricks to feel more excited about the upcoming school year, provides methods of lowering anxiety for both children and adults, and answers audience questions about how we can all feel a little more at ease about whatever the school year may bring.

Join us: Tuesday, August 30 @ 11am ET

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Building Trust With Kids & Adolescents

In this previously recorded session, Dr. Holly S. Peek leads a discussion on how to build trust in children and adolescents, provides insight into privacy and boundaries to set with your loved ones, and answers audience questions about ways to actively strengthen your bonds with your kids.

Tuesday, September 6 @ 11am ET

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Free Global Impact of Emotional Trauma Course

This virtual event is aimed at dispelling long held misconceptions about assessing and treating emotional trauma. Experts from around the world will share the latest updates in the field, including delivering care in low resource settings and exploring special populations such as the unique experiences of refugees.

Join us: September 8, 2022

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Understanding ADHD in Kids & Teens

Join us as Dr. Roberto Olivardia explains how we can help support the kids and teens we look after who have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, addresses the stigma associated with ADHD diagnoses, and answers audience questions about how having ADHD can have its advantages.

Join us: Monday, September 12 @ 11am ET

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Recognizing That You Aren’t Alone With Dr. Ken Duckworth

Join us as Dr. Duckworth, chief medical officer of NAMI, and author of You Are Not Alone: The NAMI Guide to Mental Illness and Recovery, shares relatable first-person stories that illustrate the diversity of mental health journeys, offers insight and advice collected from renowned clinicians, and reminds us that help is available to those who need it.

Join us: Monday, September 19 @ 6pm ET

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Addressing and Preventing Self-Harm in Kids & Teens

Join us as Dr. Michael Hollander shares signs and symptoms that there may be self-harm occurring in a child, offers methods to teach loved ones better coping mechanisms, provides insight into when it may be time to seek professional help, and answers questions about self-harm in children and adolescents.

Join us: Thursday, September 22 @ 11am ET

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Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Latinx Teens

Join us as Dr. Fairlee Fabrett discusses the unique factors as to why Latinx teens may not seek mental health help, offers ways to help combat the stigma around mental health in the Latinx community, and answers audience questions about how we can help members of the community be seen, heard, and understood.

Join us: Tuesday, September 27 @ 11am ET

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Preparing Teens for Life After High School

Join us as Ethan Solomon, MEd, offers advice to counter the stressors of preparing for college, shares ways to be supportive of students without being overbearing, and answers questions about how young adults and their families can enjoy the experiences that lay ahead.

Join us: Tuesday, October 4 @ 2pm ET

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How Music Impacts Our Mental Health

In this previously recorded session, Dr. Roberto Olivardia explains the benefits of both listening to and playing music on our mental health, discusses why “dark” music isn’t always a red flag, and answers audience questions about how we can help kids and teens express and explore their thoughts and feelings through music.

Join us: Thursday, October 20 @ 11am ET

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Free Suicide Assessment and Treatment Course

To respond to our field’s most pressing clinical challenge, experts from across the country will present the most recent, cutting-edge advances in suicide-focused assessment and treatment, including the current efficacy of somatic and psychological interventions, the use of new clinical technologies, considerations for special populations including groups disproportionately affected by suicide, and insights from a clinician with lived experience.

Join us: October 26, 2022

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Supporting the Mental Health of Student Athletes

Join us as Cali Werner, MA, LMSW, shares ways to spot signs and symptoms of mental health challenges in athletes, discusses how we can talk to our kids about mental health, and answers questions about how we can all work toward lessening the pressures student athletes feel from all angles.

Join us: Thursday, October 27 @ 11am ET

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Helping Kids & Teens Manage Their Stress

Join us as Dr. Lisa W. Coyne shares ways to identify stress in kids of all ages, explains common sources of stress both in and out of the home, and provides tips and tricks for lowering stress levels that all members of the family can benefit from.

Join us: Thursday, November 3 @ 11am ET

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Caring for Burned-Out Caregivers

Join us as Marie Clouqueur, LCSW, shares ways to identify burnout in caregiver populations, discusses how we can prevent burnout from happening, and answers questions about how caretakers can prioritize their own needs when it may feel difficult to do so.

Join us: Thursday, November 10 @ 11am ET

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Supporting Young Men’s Mental Health

Join us as Dr. Byron Garcia shares ways to create safe spaces for self-expression, explains the signs and symptoms of common mental health conditions in young men and boys, and answers questions about how to encourage male teens and young adults to seek treatment if it’s needed.

Join us: Thursday, November 17 @ 11am ET

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Acceptance & Commitment Skill-Building for Adolescents

In this previously recorded session, Nate Gruner, LICSW, explains the benefits of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) principles on the mental health of young adults, discusses how these applications can lead to more meaningful and fulfilling lives, and answers audience questions about how these small, habitual practices can have a big impact.

Join us: Tuesday, November 22 @ 11am ET

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Navigating Autism Through Childhood Years

In this previously recorded session, Laura Mead, MSEd, MBA, provides examples of signs and symptoms of autism spectrum disorders in kids and teens, shares ways to support the needs of our loved ones as they get older, and answers questions about how we can improve quality of life for both children and teens with ASD as well as their caretakers.

Join us: Tuesday, November 29 @ 11am ET

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Redefining Self-Care in Kids & Teens

Join us as Dr. Jennie Kuckertz shares ways to explore different types of age-appropriate self-care, explains the short- and long-term benefits of self-care routines, and answers questions about how we can all look after ourselves and one another.

Join us: Tuesday, December 6 @ 11am ET

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Supporting Loved Ones Struggling With Addiction

Join us as Dr. Julie McCarthy shares ways to remain compassionate in difficult times, explains the external factors that can help or hinder the recovery process, and provides advice on facing the ups-and-downs of addiction that all members of the family can benefit from.

Join us: Tuesday, December 13 @ 11am ET

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What Is Validation and Why Is It So Important?

In this previously recorded session, Dr. Blaise Aguirre provides examples of what validation looks and feels like in kids and teens, shares ways to support our loved ones’ thoughts and feelings, and answers audience questions about learning how to validate feelings at any age.

Join us: Tuesday, December 20 @ 11am ET

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The Mental Perks of Setting Goals and Maintaining Motivation

In this previously recorded session, Dr. Lisa Coyne shares ways to build small habits, talks about the importance of setting goals and how to stay motivated, and answers audience questions about mental hurdles.

Join us: Tuesday, December 27 @ 11am ET

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Experts cover topics such as:

  • The relationship between diet and mental wellness
  • Child and teen mental health
  • Managing stress and burnout
  • Supporting loved ones with conditions including depression and borderline personality disorder
  • LGBTQ mental health
  • Many, many more

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