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February 13, 2023 6:00 PM CST

Circle of Knowledge Event

The Disruptors Movie Screening - New Trier High School

Join The Family Institute for a special screening of the movie The Disruptors which takes viewers through the challenges and surprising triumphs of living with ADHD. Immediately following the screening, The Family Institute's Drs. Nancy Burgoyne, Chief Clinical Officer and Dawn Livorsi, Staff Therapist will join New Trier's Megan Zajac, Director of Special Education and psychologists Hannah Kreps and Nikki Slade for a panel discussion on the film and the multiple perspectives surrounding ADHD. 

New Trier High School-Winnetka Campus (UPDATED LOCATION)
385 Winnetka Ave, McGee Auditorium 
Winnetka, IL 60093

Doors Open: 6:00 PM 
Movie Screening: 6:15 PM 
Panel Discussion: 7:45 PM 

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February 15, 2023 5:30 PM CST

Circle of Knowledge Event

The Disruptors Movie Screening - Roycemore School

Join The Family Institute for a special screening of the movie The Disruptors which takes viewers through the challenges and surprising triumphs of living with ADHD. Immediately following the screening, The Family Institute's Drs. Anthony Chambers, Chief Academic Officer and Smita Gautam, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, and Yvette Gonzalez, Licensed Clinical Psychologist will join Roycemore's Head of School, Chris English for a panel discussion on the film and the multiple perspectives surrounding ADHD. 

Roycemore School
1200 Davis St.
Evanston, IL 60201

Doors Open: 5:30 PM 
Movie Screening: 6:00 PM 
Panel Discussion: 7:30 PM 

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February 22, 2023 12:00 PM CST

Circle of Knowledge Event 

Learn New Ways to Connect and Reconnect with Loved Ones

Join Tamara Faulkner LCSW, CADC, Director of Couple Services as she speaks with Rebecca Coopersmith, LSW, CSE and Leah Fishbein M.S., AMFT in a discussion on how to develop stronger relationships with those you care for most. Our experts will discuss how to maintain current bonds and some common strains that can occur within close relationships. The discussion will also explore signs people should watch for to prevent these strains from occurring within relationships.

Location: Virtual

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March 29, 2023 12:00 PM CST

Circle of Knowledge Event 

Navigating High Achieving Female Professionalism

This 1-hour event will discuss the specific challenges that high-achieving women may face in the workplace that can have an effect on their mental health. This can include both physical and emotional challenges such as micro aggressions in the workplace, pay inequality, gender gap in leadership, caregiving responsibilities, lack of diversity, etc.

Registration Coming Soon.

April 26, 2023 12:00 PM CST

Circle of Knowledge Event 

Supporting Children's Mental Health

As we continue to battle the children's mental health emergency, this 1-hour event will discuss how parents can support the mental health needs of their children.

Registration Coming Soon.

May 10, 2023 5:30 PM CST
Gratitude Gala

The Family Institute at Northwestern University invites you to join us for the inaugural Gratitude Gala on May 10, 2023. This fundraising event taking place at the Ivy Room will feature remarks from honored mental health advocates, a silent auction, a raffle, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, entertainment and more! 

Gala Honorees include:

  • Governor J.B. Pritzker | Mental Health Advocacy Award
  • Senator Laura Fine | Mental Health Advocacy Award
  • Ryan Mundy | Mental Health Community Innovation Award

All proceeds will benefit The Bette D. Harris Family & Child Clinic, which provides free mental and behavioral therapy services for individuals, couples and families that could not otherwise afford it.

The Ivy Room at Tree Studios
12 E Ohio St
Chicago, IL 60611 

Doors Open: 5:30 PM 
Program Begins: 6:30 PM

Tickets: $150

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May 24, 2023 7:00 PM CST

Circle of Knowledge Event 

Black Mental Health Community Town Hall
Apostolic Faith Church
3823 S. Indiana Ave
Chicago, IL 60653

 

Registration Coming Soon.

To learn more about our events, please contact advancement@family-institute.org