Child Mind Institute Events

9 Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Facebook Live Webinar

We all look forward to holidays and vacations, but for children, they can also be challenging. Unstructured time, departure from routine, and the demands of travel are unsettling for many kids. And difficulty meeting expectations for good behavior on special occasions can be upsetting for kids — and frustrating for parents.

Join the Child Mind Institute's Dr. Amanda Mintzer and Dr. Emma Zoloth for a Facebook Live event on Tuesday, Dec. 18th from 1-1:30pm. Tune in for a conversation and Q&A about practical strategies you can apply to ensure that both you and your family have a stress-free holiday season.

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Selective Mutism

Brave Buddies One-Day Session

Friday, December 21, 2018

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Child Mind Institute

Brave Buddies℠ is an intensive group behavioral treatment program designed to help children ages three to eight with selective mutism (SM) speak in school and other public places. We create a classroom-like setting that offers children a safe environment to practice verbal participation, or what we call “brave talking.”

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Responding to the Opioid Addiction Epidemic

Friday, January 11, 2019

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Child Mind Institute

The Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series:
In this series, we invite leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health and learning disorders to talk about the latest research and treatment protocols. These experts share their findings and expertise on a broad range of topics from anxiety and depression to temper outbursts and the effectiveness of parent-based treatment. Lectures are also available via live webinar online. We offer continuing medical education credits for medical professionals. For more events like this please go to our Visiting Professor Lecture Series page.

Presenter: Andrew Kolodny, MD

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Bipolar Disorder: Making the Diagnosis

Friday, January 25, 2019

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Child Mind Institute

The Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series:
In this series, we invite leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health and learning disorders to talk about the latest research and treatment protocols. These experts share their findings and expertise on a broad range of topics from anxiety and depression to temper outbursts and the effectiveness of parent-based treatment. Lectures are also available via live webinar online. We offer continuing medical education credits for medical professionals. For more events like this please go to our Visiting Professor Lecture Series page.

Presenter: Vivian Kanfantaris, MD

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Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training

Friday, February 8, 2019

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Child Mind Institute

Adults caring for children often have questions about how to set clear expectations and manage behavior effectively. Especially when children exhibit challenging behaviors, adults want to know exactly how to address these situations with strategies that promote positive behavior, good social-emotional development, and increased self-esteem. The Child Mind Institute's B.E.S.T. Program (Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training for parents, nannies, and caregivers) provides just this sort of preparation. Informed by the most up-to-date research, clinicians provide adults with a structured training experience aimed at the teaching and immediate application of practical techniques for effective behavior management.

To get more information click here.

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Pathways to New Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Friday, February 15, 2019

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Child Mind Institute

The Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series:
In this series, we invite leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health and learning disorders to talk about the latest research and treatment protocols. These experts share their findings and expertise on a broad range of topics from anxiety and depression to temper outbursts and the effectiveness of parent-based treatment. Lectures are also available via live webinar online. We offer continuing medical education credits for medical professionals. For more events like this please go to our Visiting Professor Lecture Series page.

Presenter: Jeremy Venstra VanderWeele, MD

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Selective Mutism

Brave Buddies Four-Day Program

Saturday, February 16, 2019

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Stephen Gaynor School

BraveBuddies℠ is an intensive group behavioral treatment program designed to help children ages three to twelve with selective mutism (SM) speak in school and other public places. We create a classroom-like setting that offers children a safe environment to practice verbal participation, or what we call “brave talking.”

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The Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series:
In this series, we invite leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health and learning disorders to talk about the latest research and treatment protocols. These experts share their findings and expertise on a broad range of topics from anxiety and depression to temper outbursts and the effectiveness of parent-based treatment. Lectures are also available via live webinar online. We offer continuing medical education credits for medical professionals. For more events like this please go to our Visiting Professor Lecture Series page.

Presenter: Matthew Lerner, PhD

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The Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series:
In this series, we invite leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health and learning disorders to talk about the latest research and treatment protocols. These experts share their findings and expertise on a broad range of topics from anxiety and depression to temper outbursts and the effectiveness of parent-based treatment. Lectures are also available via live webinar online. We offer continuing medical education credits for medical professionals. For more events like this please go to our Visiting Professor Lecture Series page.

Presenter: Judson Brewer, MD, PhD

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The Child Mind Institute was named an Official Charity Partner of the 2019 United Airlines NYC Half, which will take runners from around the city and the globe on a 13.1-mile tour of NYC. Led by a talent-packed roster of American and international athletes, runners will stop traffic in the Big Apple this March!

As an Official Charity Partner, the Child Mind Institute is guaranteeing entry to five runners who have pledged to fundraise for our cause. Visit our runners’ CrowdRise pages to help them meet their fundraising goals!

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