Thursday, October 19, 2006

AVLF/Marcus Institute Lecture Series

The AVLF and the Marcus Institute are offering the following lectures for parents and professionals serving the needs of children and youth in Georgia.

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October 11, 2006 10:00 - 12:00 noon
Legislative Update: New Laws Affecting Georgia's Children
Karen Worthington Esq., Co-Director of the Barton Clinic

November 8, 2005 10:00 - 12:00 noon
Understanding Medications Used to Treat Childhood Disorders
Dr. Roy Sanders, The Marcus Institute

December 13, 2005 10:00 - 12:00 noon
Anxiety and Depression: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Therapeutic Approaches

January 10, 2007 10:00 - 12:00 noon
Expressive, Receptive and Pragmatic Language Skills: A critical need for assessment and therapy
Heather Taylor, M.A., CCCSLP
Co-Founder Cobblestone Therapy Group

February 14, 2007 10:00 - 12:00 noon
You Got to Have Friends! Developing Appropriate Social Skills in Students with Learning and Behavior Problems

March 14, 2007 10:00 - 12:00 noon
The Effect of Violence and Chaos on Children's Neurological Development
Interventions, strategies, and coping mechanisms

April 11, 2007 10:00 - 12:00 noon
Behavior Problems: The Role of Self-Regulation in Destructive, Impetuous and Impulsive Behaviors
Dr. Claire Coles
Director, Fetal Alcohol Center at the Marcus Institute

May 9, 2007 10:00 - 12:00 noon
The Impact of Excessive TV and Videogames on Children
How does it affect concentration and behavior

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