Barrington High School
220 Lincoln Ave
Barrington, RI 02806 Get Directions
11:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Susan Curria, Bradley Hospital
This introductory workshop uncovers the mystery of how and why chronic stress impacts the overall health and well-being of both children and their parents. Discover mind/body awareness and practice the relaxation and stress reduction skills of yoga. We will practice breath awareness, progressive muscle relaxation, object awareness and guided imagery in a calming and therapeutic environment.
Julie A. Boergers, PhD, Pediatric Sleep Disorders Clinic, Hasbro Children’s Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Discover strategies for resolving sleep issues with your young child.
Gary Regan, LICSW, Bradley Hospital
Learn to recognize the signs of self-harm in children and teens and how you can help.
Peter Gillen, PsyD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Learn how attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and conduct disorder differ and what treatments work (and don’t work).
Anne-Marie Forer, Director, Music Together at The Mill
Learn tips and techniques for telling stories and singing songs that support listening and language development in young children. You will leave this interactive workshop with songs and stories guaranteed to make you and your children smile!
Gail Adams, RN, Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Learn how to handle medical emergencies in your classroom and how to plan for medical issues that are chronic, acute or life threatening.
Todd Levine, MD, Women & Infants Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Parents, caregivers and teachers will learn how to assess problematic behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorders to guide treatment decisions.
Jennifer Jencks, PhD, LICSW, Bradley Hospital
Discover ways to help kids battle fears and worries to become more confident and self-assured.
Johanna Corcoran, Family Enrichment Consultant and Founder, Familytopia
Discover why happy children are healthy children and what teachers can do to create a classroom environment that encourages kids to adopt a “glass half full” perspective. Learn how to encourage positive thinking in the classroom and how to incorporate these strategies into their own lives.
Michael Walther, PhD, and Christine Conelea, PhD, Bradley Hospital Children’s Research Center
An overview of OCD in children and teens and the treatment options that are available.
Abiola Alao, MD, Bradley Hospital
This session is for parents who are separated, divorced or in the process. You will learn how divorce affects children and what you can do to help your kids make the best of a bad situation.
Anna Villavicencio, PhD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
When teens are overwhelmed by their fears, they have difficulty in school and in their relationships with others. Many teens will try to avoid what causes them anxiety, often making the fear worse over time. Learn parenting techniques to help teens better manage anxiety and begin to face their fears.
Karen A. Holler, PhD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Reading disabilities are the most common form of learning disorders in childhood. Discover how children develop reading skills, ways reading can go off track, and methods to address reading disorders early and effectively.
David Lichtenstein, PhD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Learn more about social and emotional skills and discover how to build these skills in children of all ages and abilities—at home, in school and in the community.
C. Sloan Alday, PhD, Rhode Island Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Discuss how stress affects parents and caregivers, and why it’s important for them to care for themselves as well as their children. Practice strategies for managing stress.
Christine Gardner, MOT, OTR/L, Bradley Hospital
Discover strategies to maximize a child’s social-emotional adjustments, motor abilities and learning potential.
Maria Santini, RD, LDN, CNSC, Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Discover ways to plan and pack your child’s lunch based on current research published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.