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Posted on: February 8, 2023

Parenting Anxious Kids: A Workshop on SPACE

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Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) is a parent based treatment model for children and teens with anxiety, OCD, and related challenges! 

Presented by Mind Chicago therapist Niki Aquino, MSW, LCSW, participants will learn ab...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Disconnected: How to Reconnect with Your Adolescent Child

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We may not be able to turn back the clock, but we can certainly try to recapture the connection.  As our children grow up, they naturally begin to disconnect from us. The last few years have proved to be more trying than the average growing pains...

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Posted on: January 2, 2023

QPR. Question. Persuade. Refer - Three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide

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 QPR is an internationally recognized suicide intervention program designed to help you have a conversation with someone having thoughts of suicide. You will be trained to recognize suicide warning signs, approach someone who may be at risk, pers...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Art Expressions

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Change can be overwhelming for all of us. Over the past couple of years, children have dealt with changes to their school and social environment, the loss of loved ones, the anxiety of returning to school and so much more. It can be difficult to figure ou...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

A More Confident You

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So often our automatic reaction is to judge and tell ourselves that things should be different. This 8-week group will focus on the challenges that adolescents have with loving and accepting themselves just as they are. 

In this group we will disc...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Friendship Group: Social Skills for Youth

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This popular group address communication and social skills for elementary and middle school children. The environment is fun and interactive providing activities to help develop conversation skills, listening, compliments and introductions with both curre...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Understanding Special Education Law: Be an active and informed

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This workshop will address such issues as legal rights to services, participating as a member of the IEP Team, how to monitor your child’s success and more...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a ment...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Parents as Allies: Talking with Your Teen About LGBTQ+ Identities

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This webinar will provide an overview of gender and sexual identities and show parents how to talk to their teens about these sensitive topics. You will learn the common language used to describe sexual and gender identities (including pronouns) and provi...

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