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Supporting Neurodiversity Among Children and Adolescents

These offerings review the various manifestations of neurodivergence and highlight ways in which providers can support neurodiversity and executive functioning among youth and adolescents. 

Understanding and Treating the Complex Comorbidity of ADHD and PTSD in Youth

November 15, 2023
The relative risk for PTSD in individuals with ADHD is four times greater compared to kids without ADHD1. There are various neurobiological, psychological, and environmental factors that predispose those with ADHD to trauma and to develop PTSD. Many times, one of these diagnoses can be unidentified...

ADHD, PTSD, or Both? Exploring Best Practices for Children Exhibiting Comorbid Symptoms

October 18, 2023
Though seemingly different in their etiology, PTSD and ADHD in school aged children have several overlapping symptoms and presentations that can be difficult to separate in clinical and applied settings. This can be especially true in child populations who have experienced complex trauma. This webin...

Trauma-Responsive Telehealth for Children and Adolescents

June 01, 2023
As an established form of service delivery, telehealth support is critical to attending to the needs of those in care. The goal of this training is for participants to distinguish among some of the most commonly used and widely researched trauma-informed and trauma-focused interventions in working w...

Supporting Neurodiversity: Sensory Integration Meets Emotional Regulation

April 24, 2023
Join Emma Arnoff, LCSW, and the proud owner and director of The Sensory Space in Poughkeepsie, NY, to learn about working with children and families through a neurodiversity-affirming clinical practice approach that promotes an understanding of neurodiversity, ableism, and inclusion. In addition to...

A Conversation About Ableism and Neurodiversity: Diversity and Inclusion in Mental Health

March 27, 2023
Honoring neurodiversity and addressing issues of ableism are becoming increasingly important as we continue to support access and equity in all spaces of mental wellness. This Mental Health Moment is a conversation with Emma Arnoff, LCSW, to gain further perspectives about tackling ableism in order...

Supporting Caregivers of Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

November 29, 2022
Parents and caregivers are the epicenters of positive youth outcomes and this is especially true for youth in mental health treatment. Therefore, it is important for clinicians to address, affirm, and elevate the needs of caregivers during the therapeutic process of the young person in their lives....

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): What is it? How can we help young people experiencing it?

January 28, 2022
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a chronic, common, and long-lasting problem in which a person has reoccurring and uncontrollable thoughts or obsessions and/or behaviors or compulsions that one feels the urge to repeat over and over. People experiencing OCD generally have difficulty controllin...

Understanding the Basics of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

January 18, 2022
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental diagnoses in childhood. Challenges associated with ADHD include difficulty concentrating, controlling impulsive behavior, and overactivity. In addition, children with these experiences may have trouble organ...

Befriending Stress: A Neurological Perspective

October 15, 2020
Stress affects all of us, especially now more than ever.  It can be helpful to have a deeper understanding of the neurobiology of stress and our nervous system.  Knowing and understanding the autonomic nervous system can help us identify the process of stress in our bodies and can help us to help...
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