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Howard Center Community Education Series Brain Health: What’s the Heart Got to do with it?

Dr. LaMantia is the Holly and Bob Miller Chair of Memory and Aging at the University of Vermont, Director of the University Vermont Center on Aging, and Section Head of Geriatric Medicine . . .

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Autism in Children and Teens

This presentation will provide an overview of autism spectrum disorder, to include the recent changes to the diagnosis. We will explore strategies that help individuals with autism become more successful and independent across environments and settings.

Julie Smith, MA, BCBA, is the...Watch now »

003 Monday, November 23, 2015
Autism: Information and Resources for Transitioning into Adulthood
Autism: Information and Resources for Transitioning into Adulthood

What are some of the next steps for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to try as they become adults? This presentation will offer an overview of different strategies to help yourself or another person transition into adulthood and independence. Learn about adults with ASD and how...Watch now »

004 Monday, April 4, 2016
Brain Health: What’s the Heart Got to do with it?

Dr. LaMantia is the Holly and Bob Miller Chair of Memory and Aging at the University of Vermont, Director of the University Vermont Center on Aging, and Section Head of Geriatric Medicine at the Larner College of Medicine. He is a clinical investigator whose medical practice specializes in the...Watch now »

018 Monday, April 29, 2019
HABITS: Understanding Habits to Change Ourselves and Change the World

Presented by Sandra Steingard, M.D., followed by a Q & A session.

Produced by VCAM.Watch now »

013 Monday, November 27, 2017
Marijuana: Legalization or Not? || Howard Center Community Education
Marijuana: Legalization or Not?

As Vermont and other states decide whether to legalize marijuana, this panel discussion, moderated by Jane Lindholm, host  of VPR’s “Vermont Edition”, will offer various perspectives and information from panelists who represent both sides of the question, including the status of medical...Watch now »

012 Monday, September 25, 2017
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Mindfulness with a Capital M: Focus, Goodness, and Peace for An Uncertain World

This talk, presented as part of Howard Center's 2017 Spring Community Education Series, expands the definition of mindfulness beyond just present moment attention and explores it as a method for helping us to focus better and engage with ourselves, others and the world in a more beneficial way....Watch now »

011 Monday, May 22, 2017
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More Than the Blues: Understanding Depression and Its Treatment

Everyone experiences sadness, low energy, or decreased pleasure in things from time to time. When does ordinary sadness get to the point where increased concern is warranted?  What do we mean when we say somebody is depressed? What can we do to prevent depression from happening or worsening and...Watch now »

002 Monday, October 12, 2015
Nothing to Fear: Anxiety and its Management Across the Lifespan || Howard Center Community Education
Nothing to Fear: Anxiety and its Management Across the Lifespan

Most likely, we will all experience some period of anxiety during our lifetime. This workshop focuses on various aspects of anxiety, including its physical effects on our bodies. It also includes specific information about anxiety in youth, as well as information about various treatment options...Watch now »

010 Monday, April 10, 2017
Opioid Use and Treatment: What Are We Doing || Howard Center Community Education Series
Opioid Use and Treatment: What Are We Doing

It is widely accepted that opioid use in Vermont has a tremendous impact on all of us—on our children, families, and communities. Vermont has been a leader in addressing this significant national public health crisis. Panelists in this community conversation will highlight the individual and...Watch now »

007 Monday, September 12, 2016
Safe Injection Sites: Part of the Opiate Solution? || Howard Center Community Education
Safe Injection Sites: Part of the Opiate Solution?

Panel discussion with Q&A moderated by Jane Lindholm, host of VPR's Vermont Edition

Panelists:

Tom Anderson
Vermont Commissioner of Public Safety

Adam Bunting
CVU Principal

Brandon del Pozo
Chief of Police, Burlington, Vermont

...Watch now »

014 Monday, April 2, 2018
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