SPACE: Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions – Virtual Parent Class

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to clinicians’ licensure restrictions, this virtual class is only available to permanent residents of the state of Oregon. The Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) class is a parents-only, evidence-based treatment of childhood anxiety with an emphasis on promoting child confidence and coping with anxiety through making systematic and sustainable changes in parental actions and child-parent …

Pay Attention to Attention (and Behavior Too!) – Weekend Class

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After a pandemic hiatus, our popular attention classes have returned in-person! This weekend class is designed for elementary age children (1st – 5th grade) who struggle with self-control and/or effortful attention (AD/HD).  We will focus on teaching children to exercise self-control in peer interactions, so that they can work productively and play appropriately. The in-person class setting will closely approximate …

Pay Attention to Attention – On Demand Virtual Class

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Presented by Jeff Sosne, Ph.D. This class is designed for parents of elementary aged children with attention weaknesses and self control problems. Our new online format allows you to view information through video, print, audio and other online offerings. Parents will learn how to direct and sustain their children’s attention at home, in the classroom and in extra-curricular activities. We …

Tantrums, Meltdowns, and Rages – On Demand Virtual Class

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Created by Ally Burr-Harris, Ph.D. (Licensed Psychologist) This is a workshop for parents whose children are prone to emotional outbursts. Dr. Ally Burr-Harris will review strategies for catching your child before the storm, calming a child who has passed that “critical window,” and preventing future meltdowns from occurring. We will also review strategies for parents to stay calm in the …

TBRI® Caregiver Support Group

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For parents and caregivers of children and teens who have experienced early trauma or loss. This support group will provide parenting tools and techniques to use with children and teens who have had early trauma and continue to struggle with regulation and healthy connection. Each session will have a learning segment, followed by an interactive time to process and problem-solve …

Incredible Years – Virtual Parent Group

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with Rose Eagle, Ph.D., Child Psychologist & Kayla Bailey, Psy.D., Psychologist Resident  10 Wednesdays, 5:00 – 6:15 p.m. February 1 – April 12, 2023 (NO class March 29 during Spring Break)  This research-based curriculum is designed to support parents with children ages 3-8 years-old with disruptive behavior including hyperactivity, defiance, impulsivity and tantrums. Parents learn to improve their child’s coping, self-regulation and social skills and decrease …

Psychologist Resident – Anxiety Specialty

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Position begins September, 2023  The Children’s Program is seeking a full-time psychologist resident. Our private multidisciplinary children’s mental health clinic in southwest Portland employs more than two dozen professionals (psychologists, licensed professional counselors, developmental & behavioral pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychometrician, speech-language pathologist, and educational consultant) and has served thousands of families over more than three decades. The position will start in …

Helping Children Heal from Trauma & Loss

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In this two-part video, psychologist Ally Burr-Harris, Ph.D. and psychologist residents Dr. Julia Rossi & Dr. Karina Peters discuss how trauma affects children, signs that your child may need additional help, and ways for you to support their healing and resilience. Learn about additional programs to support the recovery process.   Ally Burr-Harris, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist at Children’s Program …

Psychologist Resident – Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialty

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Position begins September, 2023  The Children’s Program is seeking a full-time psychologist resident. Our private multidisciplinary children’s mental health clinic in southwest Portland employs more than two dozen professionals (psychologists, licensed professional counselors, developmental & behavioral pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychometrician, speech-language pathologist, and educational consultant) and has served thousands of families over more than three decades. The position will start in …

Children’s Program Doctoral Internship Program

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We are pleased you are considering the Children’s Program doctoral clinical psychology internship program. Children’s Program is a multi-disciplinary mental health clinic serving children and families. Our internship in clinical psychology offers an opportunity to learn from more than 20 licensed psychologists, all of whom have a unique specialty relating to children and families. Areas of specialty include: diagnosis and …

Understanding Needle Fear & Phobia

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Last year, our practicum students created a presentation for parents whose children experience a heightened fear of routine shots. We have made this presentation on Needle Fear & Phobia available for free online for parents whose children are fearful of routine or recommended medical procedures involving needles. Follow the link to watch the presentation.