Category: Let's Talk About It

February 9, 2017 - Imperial County Behavioral Health: Children's Outpatient Service - Rene Felix and Stephannie Grijalva

Rene Felix, Program Supervisor and Stephannie Grijalva, LCSW Psychiatric Social Worker Children Services ICBHS - El Centro “Imperial County Behavioral Health: Children's Outpatient Services” Children Outpatient Services is committed to serving children with severe emotional, mental and/or behavioral problems and their families to prevent the development of serious mental illness. Services are provided to children with a mental health disorder such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, adjustment disorder, bipolar, etc. As a result of the mental health disorder their lives are impaired or are at risk of being impaired at home, school or the community.
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February 16, 2017 - Evidence-Based Practices in Children Services: Coping Cat for Anxiety - Lillian Vera

Lillian Vera, LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker “Evidence-Based Practices in Children Services: Coping Cat for Anxiety” Coping Cat is an evidence based practice in children with anxiety. Anxiety disorders affect one in eight children. Research shows that untreated children with anxiety disorders are at higher risk to perform poorly in school, miss out on important social experiences, and engage in substance abuse. Imperial County Behavioral Health Children’s Services uses a cognitive behavioral approach to treat anxiety disorders in children and young adolescents between 8 to 14 years old.
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February 23, 2017 - Incredible Years Pre-School - Kimberly Shoecraft

Kimberly Shoecraft, MSW Incredible Years Certified Instructor “Incredible Years Pre-School” The Incredible Years is a series of interlocking, evidence-based programs for parents, children, and teachers, supported by over 30 years of research. The goal is to prevent and treat young children's behavior problems and promote their social, emotional, and academic competence. The programs are used worldwide in schools and mental health centers, and have been shown to work across cultures and socio-economic groups.
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March 2, 2017 - Helping Aggressive Children Manage Their Behavior - Robert W. Oliver

Robert W. Oliver, Ed.D. Master Trainer for Aggression Replacement Training “Helping Aggressive Children Manage Their Behavior” An overview of the Aggression Replacement Training (ART) model, a cognitive behavioral intervention program designed to help children improve social skills and moral reasoning; better manage anger; and reduce aggressive behavior.
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