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  • Windward Teacher Training Institute at the Child Mind Institute: Multisensory Reading Instruction: Part 1 (PAF)
    Wednesday, February 17, 2016
    Time: 09:00 AM — 01:00 PM

    Child Mind Institute
    445 Park Avenue (Entrance on 56th St)
    New York, NY 10022
    Session Dates: 2/17, 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, & 3/16

    Course Number: MRIPTI-W161 - Limited Enrollment

    This 5-session course focuses on multisensory techniques for teaching reading. Participants will be trained in the use of the Orton-Gillingham-based reading program, Preventing Academic Failure (PAF). PAF is a comprehensive program for teaching reading, writing, and spelling in the primary grades, using multisensory techniques. When begun in kindergarten or first grade, it can prevent reading failure for children with learning disabilities. PAF can also be used remedially for struggling readers or as an effective beginning reading program for all children. Topics will include instructional practices supported by the latest research on developing accurate and fluent reading and comprehension, lesson planning, and curriculum-based assessments.

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  • Behavioral and Emotional Skills Training
    Friday, February 26, 2016
    Time: 09:00 AM — 04:00 PM

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

    When taking care of children, questions often arise that are related to managing behavior and setting clear expectations. 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.

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  • Social Media and Digital Communication: Setting Limits and Keeping Your Kids Safe
    Friday, February 26, 2016
    Time: 08:45 AM — 10:00 AM

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

    • Public Event

    Kristin J. Carothers, PhD, clinical psychologist at Child Mind Institute, discusses the impact of social media and gaming on children and young adults. She will present developmental research on the links between social media and child mental health, and discuss strategies for monitoring, providing structure, setting limits and ensuring safety on social media.

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  • Classroom Management Techniques
    Monday, February 29, 2016
    Time: 10:30 AM — 11:40 AM

    Everyone Reading Conference

    City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center
    365 5th avenue at 34th street
    New York, NY 10016

    Matthew Rouse, PhD, MSW, will explore ways to maintain a calm and productive classroom environment and bring out the best in students. We will discuss techniques to handle disruptive, difficult, and unmotivated behavior, including daily report cards (DRCs), positive attention to desired behaviors, and disciplinary techniques for undesired behaviors.

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  • Understanding and Planning for Students with Learning Disorders
    Tuesday, March 1, 2016
    Time: 10:30 AM — 11:40 AM

    Everyone Reading Conference

    City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center
    365 5th avenue at 34th street
    New York, NY 10016

    Marc Gladstone, MSEd, will discuss a description of the various learning disorders students possess the challenges they face during their school years, and a plan for schools and parents to incorporate to help provide an effective trajectory for our students to reach their learning goals.

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  • Developing an Effective Learning Support Model in Schools
    Tuesday, March 1, 2016
    Time: 12:10 PM — 01:20 PM

    Everyone Reading Conference

    City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center
    365 5th avenue at 34th street
    New York, NY 10016

    Marc Gladstone, MSEd, will present on effective models of learning support within K-12 schools for students with learning disorders, attention and executive function deficits, and academic challenges. We will explore the strengths and weaknesses of commonly used models and discuss best practice approaches.

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  • Medication: It's Role in Treatment and School
    Tuesday, March 8, 2016
    Time: 04:00 PM — 05:30 PM

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

    • Public Event

    Join Ron Steingard, MD, for a presentation and discussion around the use of medication in children to treat behavioral and psychiatric disorders. He will review when physicians might consider medication as treatment for a psychiatric disorder and how they will then manage the treatment. Dr. Steingard will also address the effect on children at various ages and of varying diagnoses when parents do not choose medication.

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  • Coexisting Disorders in Children With Selective Mutism: How to Differentiate Symptoms and Navigate Behaviors
    Wednesday, March 16, 2016
    Time: 06:15 PM — 07:30 PM

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

    • Public Event

    Children with a Selective Mutism (SM) diagnosis are at increased risk of experiencing additional cognitive, emotional and behavioral difficulties. Laura Kirmayer, PhD, MSW, associate psychologist and Director of the Brave Buddies program at the Child Mind Institute, and Michelle Kaplan, LMSW, clinical social worker at CMI, will discuss effective methods to evaluate SM and differentiate symptoms that may indicate a coexisting disorder such as another anxiety disorder, ADHD, or a disruptive behavior disorder.

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  • Understanding and Using Neuropsychological Testing in the School
    Tuesday, April 5, 2016
    Time: 08:30 AM — 10:00 AM

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

    • Public Event

    Join Matthew Cruger, PhD, Senior Director of the Learning and Development Center and Neuropsychologist, Laura Phillips, PsyD, for a discussion around neuropsychological testing and how it can be useful in a school setting. The group will discuss referring a family for an evaluation, interpreting the testing results in plain English, addressing questions of legitimacy of the testing, and understanding when accommodations are really merited. The group will also review the challenges of talking to parents and teachers about testing. Attendees are encouraged to bring examples of cases to enhance the discussion.

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  • Social Media and Digital Communication: Setting Limits and Keeping Your Kids Safe
    Friday, April 8, 2016
    Time: 08:45 AM — 10:00 AM

    Windward School
    Hochman Building M
    40 W. Red Oack Lane
    White Plains, NY

    • Public Event

    Kristin J. Carothers, PhD, clinical psychologist at Child Mind Institute, discusses the impact of social media and gaming on children and young adults. She will present developmental research on the links between social media and child mental health, and discuss strategies for monitoring, providing structure, setting limits and ensuring safety on social media.

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