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Colleagues & Conversations @ Yellowbrick

Educational Series for Professionals

The Colleagues & Conversation Series @ Yellowbrick seeks to bring professionals together in an informal atmosphere to promote socializing, networking and discussions for interactive learning. Appetizers and beverages will be served.
CEU's are available through Yellowbrick Foundation at no charge.

Please contact David Daskovsky PhD, Director of Training at 847 869-1500 ext 235 if you have suggestions for presentations of interest.

Upcoming Meetings

February 9, 2018 Educational Conference:
"We Gotta Get Out of This Place!"

We Gotta Get Out of This Place

Michael Losoff PhD, Director of Adolescent Services
Jonathan Stevens, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Outpatient Services Assistant Professor Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine The Menninger Clinic

This continuing education program is sponsored at no charge by Yellowbrick Foundation and The Menninger Clinic. The event is hosted by Yellowbrick Foundation. Registration will begin in January 2018. Please check back.

Prior Meetings

Integrating the Family Into Adolescent Treatment
January 16, 2018 @ 5 PM

We Gotta Get Out of This Place

Michael Losoff PhD, Director of Adolescent Services
Bryn Jessup PhD, Director of Family Services & Systems

Join us for an Open House/Community Meeting for presentation and discussion of Yellowbrick's evolving Adolescent Services which includes an After-School IOP and an intensive family focus. Following a light dinner, refreshments and socializing, Yellowbrick invites colleagues into a conversation regarding your experience working with adolescents and their families.

Seating is limited. Please reserve at 847-869-1500 ext 200.

We are grateful for your consultation with us as we evolve our services. For attending and filling out an associated online Survey Monkey, Yellowbrick will send you a $50 Starbucks gift card.
Hope to see you January 16th @ 5pm.

Research Informed Treatment for PTSD

December 12th, 2017 @ 5pm - 7pm

We Gotta Get Out of This Place

John Bair, PhD

John P. Bair, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center at North Chicago. Dr. Bair completed his doctoral studies at Northwestern University and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Rosalind Franklin Medical School. He is the Vice President, the Co-Chair of the Training and Program Committee, and Board member, of the Chicago Center for the Study of Groups and Organizations (CCSGO). Dr. Bair has been involved in clinical and research work with Group Relations Conferences for over 20 years. He is a Founding Member and Board Chair of the Chicago Area Sports Psychology Network. Dr. Bair has been in private practice for over 30 years and is a staff psychologist at the Lovell Federal Health Care Center. Dr. Bair was a past director of the Lovell FHCC Dual Diagnosis Program. Dr. Bair's research interests and publications include empirical measurement of post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury with eye tracking technology; anxiety disorders, PTSD and addictions.

Presentation for Parents

“Promoting Service Engagement and Community Integration for Young Adults with SMI”

Saturday, November 11th, 9:00-10:30 a.m.

Dr. Mark Salzer
Professor and Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Director, Collaborative on Community Integration of People with Psychiatric Disabilities at Temple University

Dr. Salzer will be spoke about new directions for approaching obstacles to treatment engagement and community integration among people with serious mental illnesses including Deegan’s CommonGround approach and Hamann’s SDM (shared decision making) concepts.



At Yellowbrick, emerging adults find their way home.

For more information, please contact Yellowbrick at 866.364.2300.