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Through a generous grant from The Edward E. Ford Foundation, Dana Brown Charitable Trust, and Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation, and other community partners, LOGOS School is proud to present a robust and engaging speaker series of regionally and nationally recognized presenters who will address the most pertinent and challenging situations of current times pertaining to youth. This speaker series will provide parents, educators and the community information and tools available to help adolescents work through issues they struggle with daily. This information will help destigmatize mental health issues to put all students on equal footing and a path to success. 

Through these sessions we plan to:

  • Give parents, educators, therapists and community members access to programs that will inform, teach and support them to help navigate the uncertain times adolescents are experiencing.
  • Destigmatize mental health issues and other common struggles adolescents are dealing with today.
  • Ensure adolescents and their families have the tools and skills necessary to manage and overcome mental health issues, stay in school, graduate and become productive members of the community.

All sessions are free of charge for anyone in the community who would like to learn more about these important topics.

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2020-2021 Speakers

Date: TBD

Effects of Experience on Child Brain and Behavioral Development:  Understanding Risk and Building Strengths

Speaker Joan Luby From Washinton University School of Medicine

Joan Luby, MD, Samuel and Mae S. Ludwig Professor of Psychiatry (Child) at Washington University School of Medicine

Please join us for a discussion on the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on children and teens. Dr. Joan Luby, Samuel and Mae S. Ludwig Professor of Psychiatry (Child) at Washington University School of Medicine, and founder and director of the Washington University School of Medicine Early Emotional Development Program (EEDP), will share information and insight from her vast research investigating how ACEs effect brain development in young people.



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