Webinar: Is Your Child’s Drinking Water Safe?

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Safe Drinking Water in Schools: What Families Should Know
When: Wednesday, Nov. 30
Time: 3 p.m. EST
shutterstock_16503085.jpgEvery family expects their kids to have access to safe drinking water at school. Unfortunately, that is not the reality in many communities across the country, where dangerous levels of lead have been found in homes and schools.
Family members are invited to participate in this webinar to learn more about the dangerous issue of lead-contaminated drinking water in schools, the signs and symptoms of lead exposure in children, how to advocate to change in communities and tools that are available to increase access to safe drinking water in schools.
Featured Speakers:

  • Derrick Byrd—Chair, National PTA Health and Safety Committee
  • Christina Hecht, PhD—Senior Policy Advisor, Nutrition Policy Institute
  • Maria Fletcher, PhD, RN—National PTA Health and Safety Committee Member
  • Shannon Sevier—Vice President of Advocacy, National PTA
  • Caitlin Merlo, MPH, RDN—Health Scientist, School Health Branch, Division of Population Health, CDC
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Join ADAA For Two Free Upcoming December Webinars

ADAA is pleased to present two free upcoming December public webinars. We invite you to register today and help spread the word to all those who might be interested.
Friday, December 2, 2016
Tips for Helping Your Child Process The Election & Other Complicated World Events
Debra Kissen, PhD
Join ADAA for an interactive talk on how to assist your children in making sense of the complicated world we all find ourselves inhabiting. Anxiety and parenting expert, Dr. Debra Kissen will provide practical tips on how to find a balance between providing too much and too little information about complex national and global affairs and how to have these discussions in an age appropriate manner.
Debra Kissen, PhD
Clinical Director at the Light on Anxiety Treatment Center in Chicago, IL.
 
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Helping Kids and Teens Who Have OCD
Elspeth Bell, PhD

Working with kids and teens who have OCD can be both challenging and rewarding for clinicians. Join Dr. Elspeth Bell in exploring adaptations of traditional CBT techniques specifically focused for working with these clients. Elements addressed include approached for engaging the kids and teens (and their parents) in the treatment process, the use of creative E/RP, and the inclusion of family in the treatment process.
Elspeth Bell, PhD
Director at the Bell Center for Anxiety and Depression in Columbia, MD.
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About these webinars: Each webinar is live and runs for 45 minutes. Each webinar is followed by a brief Q&A session. There are no fees, and no phones needed. Just log in and turn up the speakers on your computer. You will be able to ask questions at the end of the presentation.

Clinicians and other mental health professionals are welcome to attend, but ADAA does not offer CE credits. 
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About the ADAA Public Education Webinar Series
ADAA presents free webinars to the public on topics covering some of the most frequently asked questions about psychological and pharmacological treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, and related disorders for adults and children. Visit the ADAA website for more resources, including videos and podcasts. ADAA does not offer CE credit for this webinar series.
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