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Duke's Teer House plans classes on anxious kids, young athletes, peanut allergies, more

Posted May 1, 2011

Duke Medicine's Teer House has a handful of programs that will interest a lot of parents out there.

Registration is required for these free programs. Here's what's coming up:

  • Helping the Anxious or Obsessive Compulsive Child, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., May 19. Dr. Jeffrey Sapyta talks about effective approaches for children struggling with anxiety, obsessive compulsive tendencies, or generalized worry. Click here for details.
  • Keeping Young Athletes Injury Free, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 9. Kelly Hess, PT, DPT, SCS, offers prevention tips for common youth sports injuries including concussion dangers. Click here for details.
  • Parenting Your Stressed Child, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 12. Dr. Michelle Bailey, MD, FAAP, shares mind-body skills that kids and families can use to develop healthy coping strategies and build resiliency. Click here for details.
  • Peanut Allergies in Children and Adults, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., July 18. Dr. Brian Vickery will talk about new treatment approaches to peanut allergies including information on clinical trials. Click here for details.
  • Girl Talk: Exploring Adolescent Pressures, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 21. Marit D. Weikel, MA, LPC, will help girls ages 10-12 identify and resolve issues with body image, self esteem, and media‚Äôs messages. Girls and their mom or other influential woman are invited to share this experience. Click here for details.

Registration is required either online at www.dukehealth.org or call 1-888-ASK-DUKE (1-888-275-3853). Teer House is a comprehensive educational resource within the Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development for Duke Medicine. The Teer House is at 4019 North Roxboro St. in Durham.

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