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FALL 2019 GROUPS, CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

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REGISTRATION FOR MOST GROUPS AND CLASSES WILL BE ONLINE—follow the link at the end of the class description to sign up. If the child who you wish to register is new to the clinic, some classes require a one-hour parent-only intake meeting with the clinician offering the class. Incredible Years requires a phone screening (see below for details).

 

THE INCREDIBLE YEARS   

Hannah Bianco, Ph.D., Rose Eagle, Ph.D., Nichole Sage, Psy.D., Michael Schwartz, Ph.D., Mariko Clark, LPC, Muriel McLachlan, M.Ed.

12 Mondays, 4:00pm -5:15pm
September 23 – December 9, 2019
Optional Make-up Class Week of December 16

This research-based curriculum is designed to support parents and children ages 4-6 with disruptive behavior including hyperactivity, defiance, impulsivity and tantrums. Parent and child sessions are held in separate rooms simultaneously. Families learn to improve their child’s coping, self-regulation and social skills and decrease negative behaviors at home and/or at school. Sessions are fun, supportive and positive. Families leave with tools for every-day use.
Total Cost: $1200.00 (includes 12 parent group sessions and 12 child group sessions which occur simultaneously). Both parent and child sessions are billable to most health insurance plans. An initial consultation is required. A specialized registration packet must be completed prior to the first session, once you are registered for the group.

Childcare for younger siblings may be available.
THIS CLASS IS CURRENTLY FULL. PLEASE CALL MARIKO AT (503) 802-0977 TO INQUIRE ABOUT WAIT LIST OPTIONS.

SEEING MY TIME

Jennifer Simon-Thomas, Ph.D.

7 Meetings for Parents and Students
Cohort #1: Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm – FULL, NO WAIT LIST
September 23 – November 4, 2019* PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COHORT HAS BEEN DELAYED 1 WEEK FROM THE ORIGINAL START DATE TO ACCOMODATE PARENTS WHO WANT TO ATTEND PPS’S ANNUAL BACK TO SCHOOL EVENING.

Cohort #2: Tuesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm – FULL – WAIT LIST REGISTRATION ONLY. WAIT LIST SIGN UP IS THROUGH THE LINK BELOW.
October 29 – December 10, 2019

Each cohort is limited to 10 students

Does your child struggle to get work done well and on time? Then this is the class for you. The Seeing My Time program was developed by Marydee Sklar and focuses on making time tangible. This is a hands-on class for middle and high school students who struggle with time management, work initiation/completion, organization, and overall ability to get work done before play. We will discuss brain development, the connection between the brain and behavior, as well as offer easy-to-use tools to increase executive functioning skills. This is a seven-week class that builds upon itself. Parents and students participate together. One parent must attend every session.
Total Cost: $390.00
[$350.00 (insurance billable); plus $40.00 workbook fee (non-insurance billable)] If your child is not a current patient at the Children’s Program, an initial consultation ($210.00) is required. A specialized registration packet must be completed once you are registered for the group.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

BEGINNERS’ AD/HD GROUP – INTENSIVE WEEKEND FORMAT

Jeff Sosne, Ph.D.

Opening Session (Parents Only): Thursday, October 17, 2019 – 6:00pm – 8:00 pm
2 parent/student meetings: Saturday and Sunday, October 19 & 20 – 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Closing Session (Parents Only): Tuesday, October 29, 2019 – 6:00pm – 8:00 pm
This group teaches elementary school age school children struggling with self-control and/or attention (AD/HD) to work productively and behave appropriately within group settings. This program introduces behavioral, cognitive and emotional regulation skills that are reinforced through specially designed peer group activities. The group model encourages peer support and enables the children to learn from each other. Parents observe to learn and then apply the concepts at home. The weekend begins with a Thursday night class. This meeting includes parents from both the Beginners’ Group and Paying Attention to Attention Group. Students and parents will then meet on both Saturday and Sunday for the Beginners’ Group activities. This group requires a specialized registration packet which will be emailed to you after registration.
Cost: $280.00 (non-insurance billable) 
Parents whose children are too young/old to attend the group may attend the evening informational meetings and observe the group sessions for a reduced cost of $150.00.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

PAY ATTENTION TO ATTENTION (Elementary Age) – INTENSIVE WEEKEND FORMAT

Jeff Sosne, Ph.D.

Opening Session (Parents Only): Thursday, October 17, 2019 – 6:00pm – 8:00 pm
2 parent/student meetings: Saturday and Sunday, October 19 & 20 – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Closing Session (Parents Only): Tuesday, October 29, 2019 – 6:00pm – 8:00 pm

This group is designed for elementary aged children with primary weaknesses in effortful, executive, “everyday” attention. (Please note: children with self-control/attention problems are better served in the Beginners’ AD/HD Group) Students will learn the importance of giving teachers and tasks their undivided attention. Attention training games will help students improve their ability to sustain attention, shift focus and monitor task activity. Parents will learn how to light up their children’s attention center and work within their child’s attention span. The weekend begins with a Thursday night class. This meeting includes parents from both the Beginners’ Group and Paying Attention to Attention Group. Students and parents will then meet on both Saturday and Sunday for the Pay Attention to Attention group activities. This group requires a specialized registration packet which will be emailed to you after registration.
Cost: $280.00 (non-insurance billable) 
Parents whose children are too young/old to attend the group may attend the evening informational meetings and observe the group sessions for a reduced cost of $150.00. 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

PAY ATTENTION TO ATTENTION (Middle School Age) – INTENSIVE WEEKEND FORMAT

Jeff Sosne, Ph.D.

Opening Session (Parents Only): Thursday, October 17, 2019 – 6:00pm – 8:00 pm
2 parent/student meetings: Saturday and Sunday, October 19 & 20 – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Closing Session (Parents Only): Tuesday, October 29, 2019 – 6:00pm – 8:00 pm

The format is the same as above, but for middle school aged students, Dr. Sosne will focus on how to cultivate and maintain academic motivation.
Cost: $280.00 (non-insurance billable) Parents whose children are too young/old to attend the group may attend the evening informational meetings and observe the group sessions for a reduced cost of $150.00.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

TANTRUMS, MELTDOWNS AND RAGE: PARENTING STRATEGIES FOR CALMING THE STORM

Ally Burr-Harris, Ph.D.
For parents/caregivers of children ages 8 +. Limited to 10 families.

3 Monday sessions for parents/caregivers: November 4, November 18, and December 2, 2019
5:30pm – 7:30pm

This is a workshop for parents whose children are prone to emotional outbursts. We will review strategies for catching your child before the storm, calming a child who has passed that “critical window,” and preventing future meltdowns from occurring. We will also review strategies for parents to stay calm in the face of a child’s outburst. This workshop is for parents and caregivers only.
Cost: $180.00 individual/or family (non-insurance billable).
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

SKILLS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL SUCCESS

Allan Cordova, Ph.D.

3 Monday sessions for parent and students: Mondays October 14, 21, and 28, 2019

5:30pm – 7:00 pm

Students and parents attend this class together to improve academic motivation, goal setting, attention, memory, organization and other executive functions that are central to academic achievement. Consider the changing role of parents during the transition to middle school and then into high school. This is a positive skill-building class and will not address behavioral issues.
Cost: $240.00/student (non-insurance billable)
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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