Events

Community Resources for Families

Virtual Symposium

When families face challenges, accessing available community resources can promote health and healing. However, families often are not aware of the many available supports. This presentation will provide an overview of available community resources, including basic needs, responding to COVID-19, resources through Dallas Metrocare, Medicaid waivers, and other support options. We will also discuss services …

Target Audience:
Adults
Students

Understanding and Supporting Students with ADHD

Virtual Symposium

While approximately 1 in 10 elementary children is diagnosed with ADHD, it is often misunderstood by parents and teachers. 85% of children with ADHD continue to have symptoms through adolescence, and 60% of adolescents have adult ADHD. This presentation will include information to build one’s understanding of ADHD as a brain-based, neurobiological disorder. The impact …

Target Audience:
Adults
Students

Parenting with Connection

Virtual Symposium

This presentation will help parents understand how presence and connection soothe a child's nervous system and lay the groundwork for more effectively managing challenging behavior. Rather than simply reacting to the misbehavior which usually further escalates the child, parents will learn to pause, regulate themselves, and then respond with intentionality and purpose. Ultimately, this approach …

Target Audience:
Adults
Students

Resiliencia: Una Habilidad de Vida para Enfrentar La Nueva Normalidad

Virtual Symposium

El miedo, el estrés, la ansiedad, la ira y la frustración han afectado la vida de muchas familias durante la pandemia. Enfrentar los cambios, la adversidad y la incertidumbre nos brinda la oportunidad de luchar, elevarnos y ser más fuertes. Hoy más que nunca, las familias necesitan aprender cómo desarrollar y fortalecer la resiliencia, promoviendo …

Target Audience:
Adults
Students