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ALL AGES: ADHD: To Medicate or Not

Children's Health Council

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

Palo Alto, CA

ALL AGES: ADHD: To Medicate or Not

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Understand current ADHD treatment practices. Should you medicate your child? If your child is taking medication, is it working? 

 

The instructor of this course will be:

Glen R. Elliott, PhD, MD, Chief Psychiatrist & Medical Director, CHC
Dr. Elliott diagnoses and treats severe psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. He is internationally known as an expert in psychoactive medications, and is the author of Medicating Young Minds: How to Know if Psychiatric Drugs Will Help or Hurt Your Child.

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Children's Health Council
650 Clark Way
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)


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Children's Health Council

We believe in a world where every child can reach their promise and potential. Our mission is to remove barries to learning, helping children become resilient, happy and successful at home, at school and in life. Our approach promotes Social Emotional Learning, Academics, Executive Functioning and Physical Development. We serve families in Silicon Valley as well as the greater San Francisco Bay Area through our Center, two schools and Community Clinic.


The Center

Evaluation. Therapy. Learning. 

Expert multidisciplinary evaluations, personalized therapy and innovative programs (at CHC or your child's school) increase every child's ability to learn and achieve the balance necessary to enhance life experience and improve school performance. Ages 2-17.

Ramsey Khasho, PsyD, Director


Sand Hill School

Dyslexia and language-based learning differences.

Personalized learning for students with average to above average intelligence with diagnosed language-based learning differences such as dyslexia and the attention and social challenges that often accompany them. Grades K-6, expanding to K-8.

Cindy Lopez, Head of School

Ramsey Khasho, PsyD, Director of Clinical Services


Esther B. Clark School

Therapeutic day school.

Therapeutic day school provides transformative education where children with severe emotional and behavioral issues re-engage in learning and develop the positive behaviors necessary to transition back to a district school. Grades 2-10.

Chris Harris, Director of EBC School


Community Clinic

Serving the underserved.

Nurturing specialists assess children and deliver behavioral health services to underserved families. Our culturally-sensitive and diverse staff is committed to working with families in Spanish and English in various Bay Area locations. Ages 0-18.

Joan Baran, PhD, Director


Parent & Professional Education

Classes, meetings and resources.

Unique classes offered onsite from September through May and presented by Children's Health Council's experts in behavioral health, education and child development. Classes provide insights and answers on child behavior issues, executive functioning, bullying, signs and tips for ADHD, LD, Anxiety & Depression and Autism and supporting success for all children. To sign up for classes, visit chconline.eventbrite.com or call 650.617.3815.


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