NEXT WORKSHOP: Infant and Toddler Development, Support for Parents
Thursday, April 29, 2021
6:30 to 7:30 pm
Join us for a free virtual workshop for parents, caregivers and early childhood professionals. Michelle Taylor, Director of Early Intervention Services at Lenape Valley Foundation, will review infant and toddler developmental milestones and who to call if you have a concern. Early Intervention evaluation, eligibility and the coaching model for service delivery will be described. There will also be time for questions and resources offered.
PAST WORKSHOPS & RESOURCES
Helping a Struggling Loved One: Accessing Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in Bucks County
RECORDED: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Do you feel that something is just “not right” with your loved one? Maybe they have depression or anxiety, they could be saying very strange things, or be using drugs, but you don’t know where to start. This one-hour session offers insight on how to assist in identifying when mental illness or substance use may be present and how to access treatment and other supports. The workshop was hosted by Nicole Wolf, M. Ed, Director of Training and Education at Lenape Valley Foundation, and Ana Rosado, LSW, CAADC, Clinical Director at Bucks County Drug & Alcohol Commission, Inc.
SELF-CARE FOR THE CARETAKER
RECORDED: February 24, 2021
This one-hour lunch and learn session reviews the impact of stress and the importance of actively managing stress to avoid burn-out. Whether you are a caretaker in your personal or professional life- or both- these practical ideas for beginning or enhancing your self-care routine can be implemented immediately. Hosted by Nicole Wolf, Director of Training and Education, at Lenape Valley Foundation
STRUGGLE TO FOCUS & ADHD
RECORDED: Thursday, December 3, 2020
This workshop provided information on ADHD diagnosis and treatment, as well as how this ADHD affects performance in school and at home. It will also look at the challenges of virtual school with this diagnosis.
DEPRESSION & SELF-HARM
RECORDED: Thursday, January 21, 2021
This workshop provided information on defining self-harming behaviors, what causes them, and how to reduce them as well as how mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and trauma play a role in the perpetuation of the self harming behaviors.
CHILDREN, TEENS & ANXIETY
RECORDED: September 24, 2020
This workshop aims to educate parents & caregivers about the causes of anxiety, treatment for anxiety, and how it affects the family system. This workshop also addressed anxiety surrounding COVID-19, social distancing, and the school year. The session was by led by Alison Blum, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with extensive experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, and families. Additional presenters included therapist Alexandra Pattison and child psychiatrist Dr. Umadevi Nuthi.
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