Barrington High School
220 Lincoln Ave
Barrington, RI 02806
11:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Stephanie Hartselle, PhD, Pediatric Sleep Disorders Clinic/Bradley Hospital’s Sleep Research Lab/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown Universityl
Discover strategies for resolving sleep issues with your infant or toddler.
Karen 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 the usual steps to learn reading skills, ways in which reading can go off track, and methods to address reading disorders early and effectively.
Gary Regan, LICSW, Bradley Hospital
Discover strategies to effectively handle difficult behavior and promote more cooperation with your adolescent.
Peter Gillen, PsyD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Discuss 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 easy musical activities and discover the impact music has on physical, emotional, social and cognitive development. Discover how to nourish the inborn musical intelligence in all of us.
Margaret Mannix, PhD, Hasbro Children’s Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Learn about the warning signs and symptoms of eating disorders, evidence-based treatments, and how to access treatment and obtain support for parents and caregivers.
Kelli Jourdain, RN, Bradley Hospital
Learn how to handle medical emergencies in your classroom. Be proactive in planning for medical issues that are chronic, acute and/or life-threatening.
Kelly Taber Chasse, MSW, PhD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Parents and teachers will learn how children and adolescents grieve, and how to help and support youngsters who are going through the mourning process.
Jane Cancilliere, MEd, OTR/L, COMS c/NDT, Bradley Hospital
Discuss the functional impact of sensory processing difficulties on a child’s food repertoire and introduce strategies to enhance variety and mealtime skills.
Katherine Lingras, PhD, Bradley Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Discuss different types of bullying behaviors, how to identify them, and what parents, teachers and professionals can do to help those who bully or are bullied, or who witness bullying.
Jennifer Jencks, PhD, LICSW, Bradley Hospital
Discover the signs and symptoms of anxiety disorders in childhood and treatment guidelines for parents and teachers.
Walter Heisler, Bradley Hospital
Discuss behaviors of early childhood and elementary-age children that are challenging for care providers and examine the “why’s” and “how’s” of addressing them.
Suzan Morris, Children’s Dyslexia Center of Rhode Island
This workshop begins with the screening of the video “Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia,” followed by information about the Children’s Dyslexia Center of Rhode Island.
Heather Thibodeau, LICSW, Bradley Hospital
We will discuss how our state of mind influences our perception and response to others when we feel threatened and/or overwhelmed. Participants will learn how to identify personal triggers that lead to conflict; generate ideas for managing intense feelings; and use conflict to create positive change and feel more connected to those with whom we have been struggling.
Johanna Corcoran, Family Enrichment Consultant/Founder, Familytopia
Realize that it is the quality, and not the quantity, of moments that truly connect us. Be inspired to develop a plan for connecting despite the chaos.
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.