Wednesday Webinar Series
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March 12, 2014
Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors: Helping Teens and Young Adults Manage Stress and Anxiety
Presenter: Rachael Strohl, Psy.D.
Often teens and young adults who have trichotillomania or other related body focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs) also experience stress and worries. The stress can range from everyday worries in relationships, friendships, school, part time work, and so on, to anxiety disorders, which impair functioning and create significant distress.
The aim of this webinar will be for teens and young adults with trich or other BFRBs to learn to improve their management of stress and worries. Click sign up for more information on our presenter and to register.
March 26, 2014
USING CREATIVE ARTS IN THERAPY: Benefits of Music, Dance/movement and Art Therapy
Presenter: Kathleen Nace, MT-BC, NMT
Creative Arts Therapy provide the opportunity to develop social skills, self-awareness, expressive and receptive language, self-esteem, and adaptive coping skills by providing a motivating modality for participants and self-expression and participation. Participants will learn how these modalities can be individually modified or adapted to fit a variety of needs and work with multiple ages and populations (ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, Tourette Syndrome, TBI, Cerebral Palsy, etc). Click sign up for more information on our presenter and to register.
April 9, 2014
Resilience and TS
Presenter: Cathy Budman, MD
What is resilience and what promotes resilience in people with Tourette Syndrome? Dr. Cathy Budman explores this topic by providing a general overview of resilience, an examination of common symptoms in TS that may challenge resilience, and consideration of factors that early research is indicating promote resilience in TS.
April 23, 2014
Tourette and Developmental Disabilities
Presenter: Lawrence W. Brown, MD
Dr. Brown is Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is director of the Pediatric Neuropsychiatry Program, a multidisciplinary clinic for children whose complex learning and behavioral issues have a neurobiological basis. This population includes Tourette syndrome, high functioning autism and complex ADHD with co-morbidities, as well as those with epilepsy, genetic syndromes and other neurological disorders. Dr. Brown has a major interest in the development of emerging treatment approaches including investigational new drugs, vagus nerve stimulation, epilepsy surgery and the ketogenic diet.
You can now listen to the webinar in two ways. You can do what you’ve always done with our webinars and call the toll free number provided to you to listen to the speaker or now you can listen though the speakers on your computer. The choice is yours.