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Children and ADHD Topic of Free Forum April 12 at Vernon Hills Y

Recognizing and dealing with ADHD will be discussed during a free presentation by David J. Ventrelle, Psy.D., on April 12 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Central Lake YMCA in Vernon Hills.

David J. Ventrelle, Psy.D., a licensed clinical psychologist, will discuss ways of recognizing and dealing with ADHD during a free presentation titled “Practical Strategies for Managing Your Child’s ADHD,” on Thursday, April 12, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Central Lake YMCA, 700 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills.

Topics to be covered include:

  • What’s the minimum age for getting my child get tested?
  • Where can I get my child tested?
  • To medicate or not to medicate?

This is the third in a series of free community programs for those with children in their lives – such as parents, grandparents and teachers – offered jointly by Lake County Family YMCA and Rosalind Franklin University Health System (RFUHS).

Dr. Ventrelle has been providing individual and family counseling for children, adolescents and adults for more than 10 years in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. He practices in Vernon Hills at the Behavioral Health Center, a part of Rosalind Franklin University Health System. 

While this informative program is free and open to the public, advance registration is required to attend. This can be done either by calling the Central Lake Y at (847) 367-6797 or stopping by the Welcome Center there. 

For more information about the content of these programs, contact Jeanne Trampe, RFUHS physician liaison, at (847) 578-8769 or j.trampe@rfuhs.com

 

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The Lake County Family YMCA is a cause-driven nonprofit that strengthens the community through programs and services that foster youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Chartered in 1912 as a 501 (C) 3 nonprofit, our association is comprised of the Central Lake YMCA in Vernon Hills, Northern Lake YMCA in Waukegan and Early Head Start in Waukegan. To learn more, visit www.ymcalakecounty.org

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