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  • Recognizing Bullying
    Tuesday, September 29, 2015
    Time: 07:00 PM

    92nd Street Y
    1395 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY 10128

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    Bullying—in school or on the Internet—is a traumatic experience for children, and many parents may not realize it's happening to their child. Jamie Howard, PhD, of the Child Mind Institute will discuss why bullying happens, who's at risk of being bullied, and who's at risk of being a bully. Dr. Howard will provide strategies to help identify the signs of bullying and provide tips to parents on how to help combat bullying.

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  • Mindfulness Workshop for Kids
    Wednesday, September 30, 2015
    Time: 04:00 PM — 05:00 PM

    For ages 7-12

    Child Mind Institute
    445 Park Ave (entrance on 56th St)
    New York, NY 10022

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    Mindfulness is a technique children can practice and use daily to manage their stress and regulate their emotions. In fact, many experts refer to it as “exercise” or “training” for your brain. This fall, the Child Mind Institute is offering the opportunity for children to learn these skills with two of our expert clinicians, Dr. Jill Emanuele and Dr. Amanda Mintzer. In the mindfulness training workshops the clinicians will teach participants what mindfulness is and lead them through easy-to-follow mindfulness exercises they can practice at home.

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  • Mindfulness Workshop for Kids
    Thursday, October 1, 2015
    Time: 04:00 PM — 05:00 PM

    For ages 13-18

    Child Mind Institute
    445 Park Ave (entrance on 56th St)
    New York, NY 10022

    • Public Event

    Mindfulness is a technique children can practice and use daily to manage their stress and regulate their emotions. In fact, many experts refer to it as “exercise” or “training” for your brain. This fall, the Child Mind Institute is offering the opportunity for children to learn these skills with two of our expert clinicians, Dr. Jill Emanuele and Dr. Amanda Mintzer. In the mindfulness training workshops the clinicians will teach participants what mindfulness is and lead them through easy-to-follow mindfulness exercises they can practice at home.

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  • Beginning With the Self: Self-portraits in pencil, watercolor, colored pencils, marker, and acrylic
    Sunday, October 4, 2015
    Time: 05:00 PM — 06:00 PM

    Child Mind Institute
    445 Park Ave (entrance on 56th St)
    New York, NY 10022

    • Public Event

    Please join the Child Mind Institute for an opening reception featuring Beginning With the Self: Self-portraits in pencil, watercolor, colored pencils, marker, and acrylic by lower and middle school students from The Gateway School.

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  • Setting Limits at Home
    Tuesday, October 6, 2015
    Time: 07:00 PM

    92nd Street Y
    1395 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY 10128

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    One of the biggest challenges of parenting is managing difficult or defiant behavior. Whether children refuse to put on their shoes or are throwing full-blown tantrums, you can find yourself at a loss for an effective way to respond. Matthew Rouse, PhD, MSW, of the Child Mind Institute will discuss how you can be effective and loving while helping your child develop self-control and discipline.

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  • Selective Mutism 101
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015
    Time: 06:15 PM — 07:30 PM

    Child Mind Institute headquarters
    445 Park Avenue (with entrance on 56th Street)
    New York, NY 10022

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    As the field of psychology has become more advanced and scientific in its approach, our understanding of selective mutism symptoms and treatment has improved. Rachel Busman, PsyD, director of the Selective Mutism Service at the Child Mind Institute, will lead an in-depth discussion on the diagnosis of selective mutism, debunking the unfortunate myths and misunderstandings that continue to impact children challenged with the disorder.

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  • On the Shoulders of Giants Scientific Symposium
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015
    Time: 10:00 AM — 12:30 PM

    New York Academy of Medicine
    1216 5th Avenue (at 103rd Street), New York, NY

    • Public Event

    On the Shoulders of Giants is the Child Mind Institute’s annual celebration of scientific achievement in child and adolescent psychiatry, psychology, and developmental neuroscience. In October of each year, we invite our Distinguished Scientist to present at a symposium and select two other scientists to present. This symposium — On the Shoulders of Giants — highlights seminal contributions to our understanding of the brain and behavior while at the same time celebrating the spirit of collaboration and stewardship that makes tomorrow’s discoveries possible. In this spirit, the Child Mind Institute also uses On the Shoulders of Giants to present its annual Child Mind Institute Rising Scientist Award to five exceptional high school seniors from the New York City metropolitan area. Each Child Mind Institute Rising Scientist has demonstrated drive, determination, and commitment to scientific research and receives a $1,000 college scholarship.

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  • Medication: Its Role in Treatment and School
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Time: 08:30 AM — 10:00 AM

    Child Mind Institute
    445 Park Ave (entrance on 56th St)
    New York, NY 10022

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    Ron Steingard, MD, a child and adolescent psychiatrist with over 40 years of experience diagnosing and treating children with psychiatric and learning disorders, will facilitate a discussion around the use of medication in children. The roundtable discussion will review when a physician might consider medication as treatment for a psychiatric disorder and what that looks like in a school setting. The group will also discuss the effect on children at various ages and of varying diagnoses when parents do not choose medication. The goal of this discussion is to share experiences and create an open dialogue between participants.

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  • Classroom Management Techniques
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    Time: 04:00 PM — 05:30 PM

    Child Mind Institute
    445 Park Ave (entrance on 56th St)
    New York, NY 10022

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    Join David Anderson, PhD, for a presentation and discussion exploring ways to maintain a calm and productive classroom environment and bring out the best in young students. We will discuss techniques useful for handling disruptive, difficult, and unmotivated behavior, including daily report cards (DRCs), positive attention to desired behaviors, and disciplinary techniques for undesired behaviors. You will learn practical, real-world skills you can implement in your classroom for the benefit of all of your students.

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  • Sibling Rivalry: How to Keep the Peace at Home
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015
    Time: 07:00 PM

    92nd Street Y
    1395 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY 10128

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    While many kids are lucky enough to become best of friends with their sibling, it is normal for siblings to clash at least some of the time. Jealousy, competition and fighting between siblings, commonly known as sibling rivalry, is a concern for many parents. David Anderson, PhD, of the Child Mind Institute will explore what children fight about, the effects it has on parents, and how to manage sibling situations in a calm and controlled way while allowing kids to develop lifetime skills in communication and relationship building.

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