Speakers Bureau

Description

Our clinicians are available to speak to school, agencies, organizations or community groups on a variety of topics relating to the development and behavior of children, adolescents and families.
If you are interested having a speaker address your group please contact our office with the following information:

  • Tell us who you are.
  • Describe the topic to be discussed.
  • Name of preferred speaker if you have one.
  • Length of the talk.
  • Location and date.
  • Your name and email.

Submit this information to:

info@childrensprogram.com

We will contact you about availability and cost of a speaker for your group.

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  • Speaker Spotlight

    Shawn Marshall MA, LPC is a licensed professional counselor that has over twenty years of experience working with children and families. He has worked in residential programs, community mental health, consulted with school districts and is currently at the Children's Program in Portland. He specializes in working with teens and has expertise in depression, anxiety, attention deficit, academic challenges, and oppositional behaviors. He has presented on a wide range of topics centered on teens and parenting.

    His presentation on Teens and Social Media developed from the challenges that many of his teen clients and their families have experienced while navigating the intricacies of social media. His presentation focuses on educating parents on a variety of social media sites and explores the potential negative impacts on their teens. He offers numerous recommendations to support parents, who like their teens, are dealing with the ever-changing social media. He provides up-to-date information and statistics on the impact that social media has on the developing brain including sleep, academics, and physical health.