Barrington High School
220 Lincoln Ave
Barrington, RI 02806
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Parenting Matters workshops are led by child development and behavior
professionals who offer expert advice on raising kids today.
Thomas Phelan, PhD, author/keynote speaker
This workshop will help teachers and assistants encourage good behavior, manage difficult behavior, and strengthen relationships with students. Classroom rules and disciplinary procedures are clear and easy to learn.
Angela Stewart, PhD, and Michael Carpenter, MD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Many children have difficulty interacting with others and often feel isolated and alone. Learn parenting techniques that will help children ages five to ten become more socially competent and relate better with their peers.
Carol Faulkner, PhD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Learn strategies to talk to children and teens at all stages of development about sex.
Lindsay M. Oberman, PhD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Learn a new technique being used by researchers to study and treat individuals with developmental disorders.
Anna Villavicencio, PhD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
When teens are overwhelmed by their fears, they have difficulty in their relationships with others and with feeling successful in school. Many teens will try to avoid what causes them anxiety, often making the fear worse over time. Learn parenting techniques to help your teen better manage anxiety and begin to face their fears.
Roisin O’Mara, PhD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Drawing from her experience in both research and clinical practice, Roisin O’Mara will provide an overview of the prevalence, risk factors, warning signs and treatment of suicidal behavior in children and adolescents.
Salman Majeed, MD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
From time-out to natural consequences, learn how to promote good behavior and responsibility in children ages five to ten.
Gary Regan, LICSW, Bradley Hospital
Learn to recognize the signs of self-harm in children and teens and how you can help.
Carolyn Dalgliesh, professional organizer, parent of a sensory child, and author of The Sensory Child Gets Organized
Parents and teachers will learn how to tap into systems, routines and visual aids to organize and empower their rigid, anxious or distracted kids.
Rachel Freed, MA, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Gain insight into the reasons behind your teens’ emotions and the ways you can help.
Deborah Rasile, PhD; Holly Manning, PhD; and Rachel Amgott, NP; Children’s Neurodevelopment Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Learn the typical clinical procedures used to assess and treat children and adolescents with behavioral and/or developmental challenges such as attention deficit disorder; anxiety; oppositional and defiant behaviors; and developmental delays.
Clifford Bromberg, PhD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Learn how to help children work through their disagreements and jealousies.
Susan Stevenson, MEd, Director of ASD Connections, Gateway Healthcare
Children and youth with ASD are vulnerable to developing mental health difficulties such as anxiety and depression and/or behavioral challenges that require specialized clinical intervention. Discuss how core challenges of autism can create levels of stress that can lead to emotional distress and require specialized interventions.
Katie Mulligan, MS, RD, LDN, Nurturing Nutrition, LLC
Learn the golden rules for feeding children. Feel confident about what and how you feed your children and family, and enjoy stress-free family meals.
Johanna Corcoran, Family Enrichment Consultant and Founder, Familytopia
Discover fun ways to encourage kids to think positively, cultivate gratitude and work toward happiness.