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Baltimore: Daytime Parent Series: Tourette Syndrome and Tic

February 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Daytime Series
Presented by Tana Hope, Ph.D. The Child and Family Therapy Clinic of the Department of Behavioral

Psychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute

Talk One:

Help My Child is Anxious! Understanding Anxiety and How to Help Your Anxious Child

An overview of anxiety disorders and how they develop will be discussed. Additionally, the speaker will address common difficulties seen in anxious children; current treatment options for anxiety; and what parents can do to help their anxious child.
Friday February 7, 2020 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. White Oak School Main Training Lab

Talk Two:

Behavior Management at Home

Effective home behavior management strategies for use with elementary age children and teens will be discussed. Emphasis will be on how to effectively improve your child’s behavior at home. Ways to increase cooperation, foster prosocial behavior and promote positive family interactions will be explored.
Wednesday February 19, 2020 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. White Oak School Main Training Lab

Talk Three:

Tourette Syndrome and Tics: Effective Treatment Strategies for Children and Teens

Tourette Syndrome or Tics in children and teens is fairly common but can fluctuate in their occurrence and

severity over time making them hard to diagnosis and treat. This workshop will provide education on the

identification, assessment and evidence-based treatment of tics. Families will learn what they can do to assist

their child and teen to manage their tics and obtain treatment, if necessary or desired.

Wednesday February 26, 2020 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. White Oak School Main Training Lab

Talk Four:

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in Children, Teens and Their Families: Effective

Strategies to Win Against the OCD “Bully”

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) in a child can create extreme challenges for children, teens and their

families. Often, we find that other family members have it, as well. This workshop will discuss how to recognize

OCD, how to manage day to day difficulties when OCD is present at home and school; and, treatment

strategies to “fight back” and overcome OCD.

Tuesday March 3, 2020 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. White Oak School Main Training Lab

Registration is required and limited!

To register, call or email SERC (410) 887-5443, serc@bcps.org. Let us know in advance of any accommodations required ** Workshops are for ADULTS ONLY, NO childcare available. If Baltimore County Public Schools are closed, or open 2 hours late workshops will be cancelled. Workshops will be held if there is a 1 hour delayed opening. ** ***White Oak School, 8401 Leefield Rd., Baltimore, MD, 21234***


February 26, 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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White Oak School Training Lab
8401 Leefield Road
Baltimore, MD 21234 United States
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