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6th Annual Virtual Mental Health Series

In December 2020, the Parent Navigator Program hosted four online sessions with esteemed presenters and specialists from Children’s National Hospital. Please download the flyer (PDF) for more details or view our past sessions below. 

Past Sessions

Topic: Stress of Virtual Learning
Date: December 9, 2020
Speakers
Nathaniel Beers, M.D., M.P.A., F.A.A.P., President, HSC Health Care System
Kenya Coleman, Psy.D., L.I.C.S.W., Senior Director, School Mental Health, District of Columbia Public Schools
Kaushalendra Amatya, Ph.D., Psychologist, Cardiology/Nephrology, Children’s National Hospital
Crystal Thomas, Parent Navigator, Children’s National Hospital

Topic: Managing Grief and Loss
Date: December 16, 2020
Speakers:
Amanda L. Thompson, Ph.D., Chief, Pediatric Psychology, Inova Health System
Emily Prusator, L.I.C.S.W., R.P.T., Grief & Trauma Psychotherapist, Wendt Center For Loss and Healing

Topic: Impact of Racism on Family Wellness
Date: December 23, 2020
Speakers
Allie Perez, M.S.W., L.I.C.S.W., School Social Worker, District of Columbia Public Schools
Kirsten Ivey-Colson, Co-Founder of The AntiRacist Table
Lynn Turner, Co-Founder of The AntiRacist Table

TopicStaying Mentally Healthy - Coping Strategies
Date: December 30, 2020
Speakers:
Daniel S. Lewin, Ph.D., D,A.B.S.M., C.B.S.B. Associate Director, Sleep Medicine, Children’s National Hospital
Vickie Freedenberg, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., Electrophysiology Nurse Scientist, Children’s National Hospital