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January 2016

Sexual Education at Gateway

January 20, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
The Gateway Academy, 3721 Dacoma St.
Houston, TX United States
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Presentation Description: This is our third year to offer school-wide programming on sexual education. We realize our population is at-risk. Demystifying the topic and helping our students to make informed decisions is our goal. Join us as we talk about the program and give tools for helping support sex talks with teens. Date:  Wednesday, January 20, 2016 8:30-9AM Coffee, Carbs & Bacon 9-10AM Presentation Location: 3721 Dacoma St., Houston, TX 77092 713-659-7900 Speakers: Michele Joseph, M Ed. Julie Jones, MA, LMFT-S,…

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Understanding AD/HD for Counselors & Educators

January 27, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
The Gateway Academy, 3721 Dacoma St.
Houston, TX United States
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A teacher, a counselor and a doctor will provide professional perspectives and resources on what it is, available resources  and tactics to improve functioning.     Do you really know how to recognize the inattentive type of AD/HD?  Are you aware ADD is no longer diagnosed?  Do you know different types of medication work for specific symptoms of AD/HD? In this half day workshop, participants will learn about the various types of AD/HD and associated symptoms.  With a heightened emphasis…

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February 2016

Transition Resource Fair for Post High School Opportunities

February 10, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
The Gateway Academy, 3721 Dacoma St.
Houston, TX United States
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Local and national programs will provide information on post-high school opportunities for high school graduates. Programs for college, vocational and development of independent living are key resources. The target population is young adults with social and learning differences such as AD/HD, dyslexia, autism and more. High school students, high school graduates, parents and professionals are invited to attend.   Additional Information / Comments: Registration is required. Please click here for more information: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=4mqn64uab&oeidk=a07ebnic9incb8dc3f2   To be included in the transition fair,…

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Using Apps to Help Yourself & Your Child

February 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
The Gateway Academy, 3721 Dacoma
Houston, TX 77092 United States
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Ashley Hypes - presenter

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April 2016

Teens and Technology: OMG U Need 2 No This!

April 20, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
The Gateway Academy, 3721 Dacoma St.
Houston, TX United States
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Learning Objectives: 1. Participants will learn the pros and cons of technology and video game use. 2. Participants will learn the effects of video game, technology, and internet addiction on the adolescent brain. 3. Participants will learn the most current strategies and techniques for addressing adolescents with addiction to technology, video games, or the internet. Topic Sentence: Participants will earn the pros and cons of technology use, how excessive use is adversely affecting adolescent brain development, and what techniques and…

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October 2016

Actively Engaging Individuals With Autism in College

October 20, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
University of Houston – Clear Lake,

October 20th, 2016 TIme:3-4:30 pm Location: University of Houston-Clear Lake www.uhcl.edu Actively Engaging Individuals With Autism in College Julie Jones, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S   As the number of young adults with autism attending universities rises, understanding their social transition needs and perspectives is an important consideration, as it has been demonstrated to influence school retention, mental health, and quality of life. A recent research study including current college students at UHCL, St. Thomas University, UH Main, and Houston Baptist University…

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November 2016

“Teen Substance Abuse and Other High Risk Behavior”

November 30, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
The Gateway Academy, 3721 Dacoma St.
Houston, TX United States
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November 30, 2016 8:00 Coffee and breakfast 8:30-9:30 Presentation 9:30-10:00 Q & A Free CEUs are offered for LPC mental health practitioners (1 hour). The program is free and open to parents and professionals. George Youngblood, LCDC, ADCIII, CCS CEO, Teen and Family Services   "Teen Substance Abuse and Other High Risk Behavior" In this presentation George will share some of the latest trends in high-risk behavior. He will also discuss practical interventions specifically designed for teens. George has been…

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December 2016

Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Training

December 5, 2016 @ 8:15 am - 5:30 pm
Red Cross Training Center,

Monday, December 5th  8:15am -4:30pm   Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Training Registration Link and Event Site: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ecv9fs43c0055380&llr=4mqn64uab   Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Training The American Red Cross is seeking licensed health and mental health professionals to volunteer with the Red Cross in response to disasters. Taking care of the health and mental health of survivors is a vital part of every Red Cross disaster response, and the Red Cross relies on a corps of highly trained, licensed professionals…

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January 2017

Transition to Adulthood Symposium

January 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Friday, January 6th   8:30am -4:00pm   Transition to Adulthood Symposium Registration Link and Event Site: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ed4ycffn768c9a56&llr=4mqn64uab Keynote             Self-Determination: A Bridge to a Brighter Future Keynote Speakers: Michael L. Wehmeyer, Ph.D. is the Ross and Mariana Beach Distinguished Professor of Special Education; Director and Senior Scientist, Beach Center on Disability; and, co-Director, Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities, all at the University of Kansas. Dr. Wehmeyer is the author or co-author of more than 350 peer-reviewed journal articles or…

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February 2017

“3 Anxiety Cheats”

February 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
The Gateway Academy, 3721 Dacoma St.
Houston, TX United States
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February 22 8:00 Coffee and breakfast 8:30-9:30 Presentation 9:30-10:00 Q & A Free CEUs are offered for LPC mental health practitioners (1 hour). The program is free and open to parents and professionals.   Julie Jones, PhD, LPC-S, LMFT-S Dean, Gateway Academy Counselor, JJones Therapy   “3 Anxiety Cheats” Everyone experiences anxiety in some form. It keeps us on our toes before a competitive race, helps us maintain attention while driving in the rain, and piques our senses for threats…

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