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March

Wed 29

Mindfulness is Medicine: Affordable, Accessible and Effective

March 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM The stress of living in the past or future is robbing us of our health as seen in the rise of chronic diseases and mental diseases.  Learn how mindfulness can help you stay in the present and to be open to the flow and richness of life. Click here for flyer. 1.5 CEUs offered for LPC, LMFT, LCSW, and Clinical Psychologist. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT. Check in will begin 15 minutes prior…

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April

Tue 4

Shining a Light on Dementia

April 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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Presented by Huffington Foundation ABOUT THE PROGRAM This presentation will focus primarily on early stage memory loss and the strategies for navigating the journey. Click here for event flyer. In collaboration with Amazing Place 1.5 CEUs offered for LPC, LMFT, LCSW, and Clinical Psychologist. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT. Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning.  Due to video filming, late attendees will be asked to view the presentation in the Green…

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May

Tue 9

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

May 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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Presented by Huffington Foundation ABOUT THE PROGRAM For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a…

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September

Tue 12

Recovery is Possible: Understanding BPD

September 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM Join us to learn more about Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and the difficulties in managing emotions for those who have the disorder or other issues related to coping with emotions. Dr. Hall will discuss the ways in which you can best communicate and help your loved ones, and understand their experiences. Learn communication and coping strategies that can help with the emotional intensity that often has loved ones walking on eggshells. Jaime will share her personal story…

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Tue 19

Recovery is Possible: Adolescents and Bipolar Disorder

September 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM Join Dr. Swann to learn about early signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder. Dr. Swann will discuss triggers, the latest research, and stories of hope for those living with bipolar disorder. This program will be targeted to parents, caregivers, and clinicians. 1.5 CEUs offered for LPC, LMFT, LCSW, and Clinical Psychologist. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT. Check in will begin 15 minutes prior to the program beginning.  Due to video filming, late attendees…

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October

Wed 4

ADHD Dollars and Sense: A Pragmatic and Ethical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment

October 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM ADHD is the most common diagnostic label applied to the behavioral and school problems of children, teenagers, and young adults in America. By high school one in five boys will have received the diagnosis and two-thirds will have tried medication. Dr. Diller has forty years of experience evaluating and treating nearly four thousand patients. With an awareness of the broader cultural issues involved and a sensitivity towards the ethics of treatment (drug and non-drug interventions both “work”…

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Tue 24

Envisioning a Better Future for Those Living with Mental Illness and Their Families

October 24, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM The numbers are truly overwhelming. In the United States, one out of every five adults struggles with a mental disorder in a given year. The annual prevalence of mental illness in adolescents 13 to 17 years old is even greater. More disturbing is the fact that 60% of adults and 50% of children/adolescents diagnosed with a mental disorder receive no treatment. In this presentation Dr. Stanford will discuss the Christian church’s historical role in the care of…

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Tue 31

An Overview of Depression: Clinical vs. Situational and Treatment Options

October 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Depression is an illness that has wide reaching implications for cost, lost productivity, and its impact on overall physical health. It is estimated that depression in America costs society $210 billion per year, yet only 40% of this sum is associated with depression itself (25 Feb 2015, Scientific America). It is estimated that 6-7% of full-time US workers experienced major depression within the last year. Unlike other diseases (heart disease, cancer, etc.), the vast majority of patients…

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November

Tue 7

6 Step Process for Human Trafficking

November 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM Please join us to hear representatives from HoustonTexasCan and learn about the six step process human traffickers use in recruiting their victims. You will hear the stories of suburban Houston parents regarding their daughters being taken by sex and human traffickers in 2016/17. Learn what you can do to prevent it from happening to your family. You will walk away with a different perspective and awareness. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES PRIOR TO THE EVENT. Check in…

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Tue 14

Spirituality in Children: A Source of Resilience

November 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM This talk will explore the meaning and the sources for resilience. Dr. White will attempt to contrast religiosity and spirituality, and show how they can be major sources for developing resilience in children and adolescents. Storytelling and fairy tales will be discussed as means of shaping the child’s spiritual being, and how they can be used as tools in helping children develop a coherent understanding of the world and find answers to existential questions. We will also…

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Wed 15

The Impact of Harvey on the Holidays

November 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM The holiday season can be a stressful time, but what impact will the storm have on our families during the holidays? In this presentation, the clinical staff of the HHCI will present on how the holidays will be affected following a natural disaster. They will discuss how to best cope with stress, develop new traditions, provide security for our families, and encourage a healthy outlook while developing a new sense of normal. Click here for event flyer.…

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December

Tue 5

Aging Well: Using the Arts to Enrich the Lives of Those with Dementia

December 5, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free

ABOUT THE PROGRAM In this presentation, you will learn how Amazing Place, the day center for those with mild to moderate dementia, uses visual, performing, literary and culinary arts to engage and stimulate their participants. Their techniques of working with those with dementia offer lessons for all of us about the benefits of the arts as we age. Click here for event flyer. In collaboration with Amazing Place 2 CEUs offered for LPC, LMFT, LCSW, and Clinical Psychologist. REGISTRATION IS…

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January

Tue 30

Healing After Trauma

January 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM What happens after a human traffic victim is rescued? Discover the healing approaches to complex trauma recovery for sex traffic survivors by Shield Bearer, a Houston counseling ministry. Gain a greater understanding of the affects of complex trauma and how to bring hope and healing to their hurting hearts. Explore effective holistic approaches to hope and healing. Find how you can join the fight for human traffic survivors. Click here for event flyer. 1.5 CEUs offered for…

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February

Wed 7

Why Teens Die By Suicide

February 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM In his new theory of suicidal behavior, Thomas Joiner proposes three factors that mark teens most at risk of death: the feeling of being a burden on loved ones; the sense of isolation; and, perhaps chillingly, the learned ability to hurt oneself. He tests the theory against diverse facts taken from clinical anecdotes, history, literature, popular culture, anthropology, epidemiology, genetics, and neurobiology--facts about suicide rates among adolescents; white and African-American men; anorexics, athletes; members of cults, sports…

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Tue 27

Aging Well: Latest Research on Alzheimer's Disease

February 27, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Auditorium, 717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM This accessible and motivating presentation will discuss the latest research in Alzheimer's disease, including updates from the most recent Alzheimer's Association International Conference. Dr. Kutac will address the current understanding of Alzheimer's risk, early disease detection and diagnosis. She will also share information about local clinical trials recruiting Houstonians. Click here for event flyer. In collaboration with Alzheimer's Association, Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter 2 CEUs offered for LPC, LMFT, LCSW, and Clinical Psychologist. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED…

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