Upcoming Building Hope Seminars

2018 Building Hope Seminars

January 11, 2018 at 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Break Through Procrastination: Unlock Your Potential


 PRESENTER:
Jesse H. Wright, MD, PhD
Professor and Kolb Endowed Chair for Outpatient Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, UofL Depression Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine


“Procrastination saps your strengths. If you can break free from procrastination, you will liberate your strengths.”
Jesse H. Wright, MD, PhD

LOCATION:
Second Presbyterian Church
3701 Old Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40207
(I-71 to Zorn Avenue to left on Brownsboro Road/US 42
To left on Pennington Lane to 3701 Old Brownsboro Road)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. Describe why depression is a brain disease
  2. Identify causes of procrastination
  3. Recommend key methods for overcoming procrastination

2017 Building Hope Seminars

November 30, 2017 at 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Unlocking the Depressed Brain: Neuroscience Brings New Tools for Wellness

Dr. LangeneckerPRESENTER:
Scott A. Langenecker, PhD Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology,
Director of Cognitive Neuroscience
University of Illinois at Chicago

LOCATION:
Second Presbyterian Church
3701 Old Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40207
(I-71 to Zorn Avenue to left on Brownsboro Road/US 42
To left on Pennington Lane to 3701 Old Brownsboro Road)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. Describe why depression is a brain disease
  2. Explain the role of childhood adversity in risk and resilience for depression
  3. Describe strategies for using neuroscience tools to aid in patient-centered treatment

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Octoboer 12, 2017

“Getting More Than “Good”: Strategies to Encourage Meaningful Discussion with Kids”

Dr. FreyPRESENTER:
Laura M. Frey, Ph.D., LMFT Assistant Professor, Couple and Family Therapy
Kent School of Social Work
University of Louisville

LOCATION:
Second Presbyterian Church
Room 251, 3701 Old Brownsboro Road
Louisville, KY 40207
(I-71 to Zorn Avenue to left on Brownsboro Road/US 42
To left on Pennington Lane to 3701 Old Brownsboro Road)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. Participants will understand the role of open communication in fostering healthy parent-child relationships
  2. Participants will learn strategies for maintaining open communication with children and adolescents

“Many people wonder at what age it’s appropriate to discuss sensitive topics with their children. Keeping the lines of communication open are important for ensuring kids get accurate information and that they’ll reach out to us when issues arise.” - Laura M. Frey, Ph.D., LMFT

November 9, 2017 at 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Depression 2017: Finding the Best Treatment for Each Person

 PRESENTER:
John Greden, MD,

Rachel Upjohn Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Michigan

Executive Director, University of Michigan Depression Center 

“Personalized medicine” is an overused but essential concept. “The right treatment for the right person at the right time” is the only way to attain and maintain wellness for most of those struggling with depressive and bipolar illnesses.

…..John F. Greden, M.D.

LOCATION:
117 Payne Street
Louisville, KY

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. To understand that “one size treatment will never fit all,” and the aim is to develop personalized, precision treatments for each depressed person.
  2. To summarize the progress that is being made to find the “best treatment for each person.
  3. To understand the steps that may be required to attain and maintain the goal of lifetime wellness.


 

“Building Hope” community presentation series……free and open to the public