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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Child Psychopharmacology for Anxiety, Depression and ADHD

Blue and white pills

This workshop is intended for professionals who would like a better understanding of current use of medication for common childhood diagnosis. Dr. Lu will provide an overview of the neurochemical effects of medication, efficacy of such therapies, when to ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Study and Test Prep Skills

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Day: Wednesday   Date: 9/28 2022 

Grades: 6-8 (5-6 pm) and 9-12 (6-7 pm)

Location: Youth Services (100 S. Greenleaf St. Gurnee, IL 60031)

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Time Management and Organization Skills

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Day: Monday   Date: 10/3 2022 

Grades: 6-8 (5-6 pm) and 9-12 (6-7 pm)

Location: Youth Services (100 S. Greenleaf St. Gurnee, IL 60031)

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

Stress Less: A mindfulness-based stress reduction group

A group of teens in sitting down in different positions stressed

It's a high-stress, demanding life for teens today. Using evidence-based material from a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), youth will learn skills to help them better manage feeling overwhelmed, anxious, stressed and depressed through th...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Helping Young Children Handle Big Feelings

Child sitting and pouting while playing with other children

This workshop will address your child’s emotional and social development, emotional awareness, self-regulation, responding to anxiety and the development of calming behaviors. Presented by Adriana Argueta, LCPC, parents will learn about their ch...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Programa para padres con hijos adolescentes - Crianza con Cariño

Picture of a mother and her daughter with heads together

El objetivo de este grupo es educar a los padres en los cambios que ocurren en el desarrollo normal de la adolescencia. Hablaremos de cómo mejorar las habilidades para conectarnos, relacionarnos, disciplinar amorosamente a nuestros hijos y apoy...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Art Expressions

A variety of brushes and paint

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: June 24, 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: June 24, 2022

SCREEN TIME: A parent’s guide on setting realistic limits and knowing when there’s a problem

Two kids holding iPad in front of their faces hiding their face.

This presentation will provide a reasoned, scientific, and practical set of strategies for parents concerned about their child’s screen time. It will help parents recognize the benefits of screen-based technologies and how they can leverage them...

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