Presentations for parents and teachers

Dr Hohnen gives talks and presentations to parents and teachers on topics including neuroscience and education, the adolescent brain, specific learning difficulties and stress and resilience in children and adolescence. These can adapted to talk to groups of parents, teachers and children. To make an enquiry please email bettina@drbettinahohnen.com. As a specialist in child mental health, neuropsychology and specific learning difficulties, she can cover a range of topics and will try to tailor a talk according to need.

June 2018

Executive Functioning and its relevance for parents in the 21st Century

Connections in Mind Conference, London

March 2018

Neuropsychology and Education with a focus on adolescent brain development: staff inset day

Christ’s Hospital School

August 2017

Autism Spectrum Disorder: workshop for parents

St Paul’s School, London

June 2018

Neuroscience and the teenage brain

Head Masters Conference, Deputy heads

January 2018

Late, Lose and Unprepared: Helping children with Executive Functioning Difficulties. Workshop for parents

American School of London

June 2017

Growing Pains and Teenage Brains: A workshop for parents: How relationships affect teenage brains.

Co-led with Dr Clare Gates and Jenny Peters

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May 2018

What implications does adolescent brain development have for education?

St Albans Forum on Education

November 2017

Neuroscience and implications for learning and teaching: focus on adolescence.

Headmasters Conference: Academic deputy heads

March 2017

Risk and resilience in our children: How to prevent and manage mental health difficulties in your child. Workshop for parent

Hampstead Women’s group

May 2018

Late, Lose and Unprepared: Helping children with Executive Functioning Difficulties. Workshop for parents

The King Alfred School

September 2017

Autism Spectrum Disorder: workshop for teachers

American School of London

January 2017

Risk and resilience in adolescence: workshop for parents

American School London

April 2018

Children and Teenagers: Stress, resilience and ADHD: workshop for parents

ADHD Richmond

September 2017

Through Adolescent Eyes: Parenting Teens Relationally

Six week parenting course using Circle of Security programme as applied to teenagers

January 2017

Executive functioning in children with ADHD: workshop for parents

ADHD Richmond

April 2018

Neuropsychology and Education with a focus on adolescent brain development: staff inset day

King’s Ely School

The King Alfred School

5th February 2015

Teenagers, what’s really going on: workshops for parents and professionals

The Centre London, co-led with Dr Clare Gates

9th June, 2016

Understanding Teenagers: How to support them and protect them at a time of significant brain development.

2011

Dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia: conference for professionals

Royal Society of Medicine

May 2014

Raising emotionally resilient teenagers: workshops for parents and professionals

The Centre London, co-led with Dr Clare Gates

May 2014

Neuropsychology and education: conference for teachers

Montessori conference

January 2014

Neuroscience and Learning: What’s happening in the brain?: workshop for teachers

Heathside School, London

October 2013

Motivating children: conference for professionals and parents

The King Alfred School annual conference

May 2013

Neuropsychology and education: conference for Paediatrician

Community Paediatrician conference

 

Lecturer

Dr Hohnen is a Senior Teaching Fellow at University College London. She teaches on an MSc in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, convening modules in psychological intervention and international child health. She lectures on a range of topics including paediatric neuropsychology, adolescent brain development, parenting intervention, models of education, neuroscience and education, models of international child health, technology and child’s development.

International Training

Dr Hohnen also works internationally offering specialist training in paediatric neuropsychology and neurodevelopmental disorders. She has run workshops overseas alongside Dr Tara Murphy. Dr Hohnen and Dr Murphy can arrange a 2-4 day workshop to offer this specialist training and can tailor to individual needs. Click on the PDF to view an example of a two day workshop. 

An Overview: Neuropsychological and Neurodevelopmental Framework

Training for Teachers

Dr Hohnen offers training to teachers in the area of neuroscience, behaviour management, adolescence and neuropsychology. She has run many inset days and is keen to work with schools in a collaborative model to embed knowledge about psychology and neuroscience in the culture of individual schools.

Working with adolescents

Dr Hohnen has developed and delivered a programme to teach young people about the adolescent brain to help them understand their experience and development. This can be delivered in a group and as a one-off lecture. It has been delivered to students in year 9, year 10 and to sixths form groups who were very receptive and interested in the information.

 

Ongoing teaching:

University College London

Institute of Education

Institute of Child Health

PGCE teaching, University of Buckingham, Middlesex