Crucial Conversations 3.0: Finding the Balance: Empowering the Whole Child
How can you empower your child to be more independent and confident? This interactive workshop will cover ways to positively impact your child’s development, and in turn increase his or her self-esteem.
We’ll begin with a prayer service by Sister Teresa Tuite, OP, then Dr. Carine, osteopathic pediatrician, and Megan Bouscher, occupational therapist, will lead a presentation including time for discussion on how to empower the whole child.
April 25, 2018 7:00 – 8:30 pm
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About the Speakers
Dr. Ali Carine
Dr. Carine is an osteopathic pediatrician in Columbus, Ohio. She provides comprehensive, integrative primary care for children. Her practice provides a medical home to many children with special needs, such as autism. However, Dr. Carine’s passion lies in the power that integrative, osteopathic care has in the prevention of many illnesses that plague today’s American children. She is advocating for change in the structure of pediatric primary care that will lead to better health in our population as a whole. She enjoys teaching both students and other physicians through speaking, preceptoring, mentoring and writing.
Megan Bouscher is a pediatric occupational therapist with over 18 years of experience. Her passion is working with children who have sensory processing disorder, ADD/ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Megan helped to develop and manage the therapy departments at three local Autism centers devoted to the education and therapeutic intervention of children on the Autism spectrum. In 2015, Megan opened her company Move to Learn, a therapy clinic focused on sensory processing and the development of the whole child. Megan is passionate about facilitating growth and development through enriching a child’s sensory environment. Megan resides in Westerville with her husband Eric and their three children.
“These are issues that are affecting our youth here at St. Brigid, but I’m confident that if we build awareness and learn about these risks we will protect our children. Your support and awareness is how we make our community stronger.”Monsignor Hendricks
Crucial Conversations 3.0, April 2018
Article from Lisa Leonard – It Was Beautiful
Article from Your OT – The silent tragedy affecting today’s children
Article from NY Times – The family stories that bind us
PowerPoint from Megan Bouscher, OT
Take Home Messages from Dr. Ali Carine
Intro & Prayer from Sister Teresa Tuite, OP
Crucial Conversations 2.0, September 2017
Laura Lewis – Teen Lifestyle Wheel
Laura Lewis – Ways to Foster and Grow Positive Student Mental Health
Laura Lewis – Q&A session notes
Officer Chuck Collier – Social Media Apps
Officer Bruce McKenna – Netsmartz Tech Tips
Sara Harrison Mills – Technology Addictions