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Selective Mutism

Brave Buddies Two-Day Session

Thursday, July 12, 2018

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Child Mind Institute

Thursday, July 12 and Friday, July 13, 2018

NEW PROGRAM FOR OLDER CHILDREN AGES 8 - 12

Brave Buddies℠ is an intensive group behavioral treatment program designed to help children with selective mutism (SM) speak in school and other public places. This two-day intensive program is structured using a classroom-like setting, which provides children with many opportunities to practice what we call “brave talking.” Planned activities include a daily morning meeting, classroom visitors, a presentation, a field trip to order a cupcake or ice cream, and lots of group and partner projects. Additionally, older children will receive education about what anxiety is and learn tools to manage it.

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Selective Mutism

Brave Buddies One-Day Session

Friday, June 15, 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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Behavior Problems

Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training

Friday, June 8, 2018

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.

HOW TO ENROLL:
Please contact Wydnne Cadena at wydnne.cadena@childmind.org to enroll and submit payment.

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Happiness Student Art show

Sunday, May 20, 2018

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Child Mind Institute

Please join the Child Mind Institute for an opening reception featuring Happiness, works by students of Success Academy Harlem 1 – May 20, 2018 1pm-2pm.

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Science and Research

Narcolepsy in Children and Adolescents

Friday, May 18, 2018

9:00 am

Child Mind Institute

A presentation by Robert Kowatch, MD, PhD, part of the Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series

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12:00 pm – Reception
12:30 pm – Lunch & Panel Discussion

Raising Strong and Empathetic Kids: Nurturing Healthy Relationships and Boundaries at Every Age

Please join us Wednesday, May 16, for the annual Child Mind Institute Spring Luncheon.

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The 4th Annual Child Mind Institute Change Maker Awards

Monday, May 7, 2018

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Weill Music Room at Carnegie Hall

The Change Maker Awards celebrate people and organizations that are creating real, meaningful change in the field of child and adolescent mental health and learning disorders. From the professionals putting in long hours to the advocates bringing mental health awareness to the national stage, this year’s honorees inspire us with their passion for changing the way we understand and treat our children.

Seating is Limited. RSVP Today.

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A presentation by Judy Cameron, PhD, part of the Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series

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Diversity in Eating Disorders

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Child Mind Institute

Join Project UROK and Project HEAL for an important panel discussion with eating disorder survivors who "don't fit the mold" as they share the challenges they faced, their experiences in recovery, and how we can come together to do a better job in reaching underserved communities.

Event is free. RSVP today.

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Child Mind Institute 2018 L.A. Luncheon

Monday, April 16, 2018

12:00 pm

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

Parenting in the Digital Age: Kids, Media and Healthy Development

Please join us for the Child Mind Institute’s inaugural L.A. Luncheon.

12:00 pm – Reception
12:30 pm – Lunch & Panel Discussion

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