David J. Ventrelle, Psy.D., a licensed clinical psychologist, will offer advice on responding to young children’s disruptive behaviors such as temper tantrums and outbursts during a free presentation titled “Managing the Meltdown” on Thursday, March 8, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Central Lake YMCA, 700 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills.
This is the second 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 these informative programs are 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.
The final program in the current series, “Practical Strategies for Managing Your Child’s ADHD,” will be presented on Thursday, April 12, again from 7 to 8 p.m. at Central Lake YMCA.
For more information about the content of these programs, contact Jeanne Trampe, RFUHS physician liaison, at (847) 578-8769 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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