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Speakers Bureau

Our expert speakers are available for presentations on a variety of behavioral health topics, and we can accommodate your group on site. Audiences often include clinical staff, teachers and educators, older adult groups, parents and family members, and other professionals. As part of the Alexian Brothers Center for Professional Education, we are an approved sponsor for CEUs and CPDUs.

For more information about these topics, or if you are interested in booking a speaker, please contact Steve Hunter at 847-755-8018 or steven.hunter@alexian.net.


Current Speakers Bureau topics include:

TOPIC

PRESENTER

Classroom Interventions for ADHD Children

Kristen Poniatowski, MA 

How to Respond Creatively and Non-Agressively to Bullies 

Patrick R. Gunderson, Ph.D. 

Be an Upstander! How to Get Involved, Stand Up for Others and Show Compassion

Patrick R. Gunderson, Ph.D. 

Creative Response and Upstander (Combination Presentation on Bullying)

Patrick R. Gunderson, Ph.D. 

Psychiatric Medication Overview/New Medication Overview for Therapists

Michael Feld, M.D.

Attention Deficit Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Michael Feld, M.D.

Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents:  Assessment and Treatment

Jason Washburn, Ph.D.

Depression and Suicide in Adolescents:  Assessment & Prevention

Jason Washburn, Ph.D.

Don’t Try Harder, Try Different – 7 Ways to Manage Stress and Anxiety

Patrick McGrath, Ph.D.

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Kathy Fader, Psy.D. / Patrick McGrath, Ph.D.

An Introduction to Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy

Patrick McGrath, Ph.D.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorders

Patrick McGrath, Ph.D.

Eating Disorders in Children/Adolescents

Eating Disorder Staff

Assessment and Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder

Eating Disorder Staff

Introduction to Eating Disorders Treatment

Eating Disorder Staff

Recognizing and Assessing Self-Injury in Middle School and High School Students

Kammie Juzwin, Psy.D.

Therapeutic Interventions for the Self-Injuring Population

Kammie Juzwin, Psy.D.

Evidence-Based Practice

Jason Washburn, Ph.D.

Obtaining Reliability on the Global Assessment of Functioning Scale

Jason Washburn, Ph.D.

Bullying

Jason Washburn, Ph.D.

Screening for Mental Health Disorders

Jason Washburn, Ph.D.

Technology and Child Development

Jason Washburn, Ph.D.

Trends in Goth, Emo and Self-Injuring Behavior

Denise Styer, Psy.D.

Social Skills Deficits for ADHD, Aspergers, Non-verbal Learning Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Amy Davis, Ph.D.

School Refusal and Avoidance

Patrick McGrath, Ph.D.

Motivational Interviewing

Clinical Staff

Art Therapy for School Counselors and Therapists

Rita Guertin, LPC

Movement Therapy

Linda Cao, LCPC

Parenting in the Millennium

Michael Feld, M.D.

Eating Disorders Assessment Tools

Wilhelmina Shoger, Ph.D.

Chemical Dependency Trends in Adolescents

Linda Lewaniak, LCSW, CADC

Treatment Approaches with Chemical Dependency

Linda Lewaniak, LCSW, CADC

Follow the Yellow Brick Road (Care of Mind, Body, Spirit)

Colleen Caron, RNC, MS

Laughing Your Way to Wellness

Colleen Caron, RNC, MS

To Thine Own Color Be True – Personality Inventory

Colleen Caron, RNC, MS

From Oh No to Ah Ha

Colleen Caron, RNC, MS

Consultation – Self-Injury

Kammie Juzwin, Psy.D. / Denise Styer, Psy.D.

Consultation – Eating Disorders

Denise Styer, Psy.D.

Non-Verbal Learning Strategies and Approaches

Amy Davis, Ph.D.

Stress Management for Staff

Cliff Saper, Ph.D. / Linda Cao, LCPC


For more information about these topics, or if you are interested in booking a speaker, please contact Steve Hunter at 847-755-8018 or steven.hunter@alexian.net.

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