Health Topics Parent Education Program 2019
LMSD's Health Services Department, the Interschool Council and our ten Home & School Associations are pleased to present another year of parent education programming for all district parents and guardians. The goal of this series is to bring together parents/guardians from across the district with experts on various topics around parenting. this year's series will include sessions on drug use, mindfulness, technology, suicide and more.
Although an event may be hosted at a specific school, all LMSD families are welcome - please join us!
All programs begin at 7:00 pm
Promoting Positive Sleep Habits
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Program Location: Belmont Hills Elementary School Cafeteria
200 School Street, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
For parents/guardians of students K-12
LMSD, like many other districts, is examining the impact of poor sleep on student success. There is much we can do right now with our children that can promote positive sleep. Join us for an interactive discussion about the importance of good sleep habits and how to instill them in our own home.
Dr. Aaron Sterba is a licensed psychologist who provides both clinical and sport psychology support to clients. For much of the last decade, Dr. Sterba has worked at Lehigh University, where he has provided the clinical, peak performance, and leadership development services offered to student-athletes, coaches, and administrators. Dr. Sterba has a first-hand knowledge of what it takes to perform in high pressure environments, and is passionate about teaching mental skills to individuals, teams and groups. In addition to his extensive collegiate experience, Dr. Sterba has worked with individuals and teams at the professional, Olympic, elite high school, and recreational levels.
Dr. Deborah Ledley received her Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Toronto in 1999 and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple University. She then spent several years on faculty at the University of Pennsylvania at the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety. Since 2006, Dr. Ledley has been in private practice in the suburbs of Philadelphia where she primarily works with children, adolescents and adults with anxiety disorders. Dr. Ledley's research has focused on the nature and treatment of anxiety. She has published over 60 scientific papers and book chapters, as well as five academic books.