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2017-2018 Creating Conversations Topics Set

Monday, July 17, 2017

The Seven Hills School’s Creating Conversations is a series of events designed to engage as a community, with each other and with the help of experts in their fields, about raising bright, healthy, happy kids. We invite you, your family, and friends to join us for these relevant and engaging sessions.

For more information about this free-of-charge speaker series please contact Judy Arnold, school counseling department chair, at 513.728.2363 or

For: For all Seven Hills parents and students age 10 and older

Where: The Seven Hills School Hillsdale Campus, Founder’s Hall, 5400 Red Bank Rd, Cincinnati, 45227

What to Expect: Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston decided to make Screenagers when she found herself constantly debating screen time with her children. Interwoven with real-life stories are cutting edge science and insights from thought leaders and scientists who present evidence on how screen time physically changes the brain. The evening will be guided by the Seven Hills counseling department.

Movie Trailer:

Speakers: Glenda Conyers, LISW, RPT and Seven Hills school counselors Judy Arnold and Angie Bielecki

For: Parents of Lower School students

Where: Oct. 13 on the Doherty Campus. 2726 Johnstone Place, 45206; Oct. 20 on the Hillsdale Campus, 5400 Red Bank Road, 45227.

What to Expect: Join registered play therapist Glenda Conyers for discussions relating to the role of play in brain development, social learning, and academic success. School counselors Judy Arnold and Angie Bielecki will speak to the role of play in our Lower School programs.

Speaker: Lisa Damour, Ph.D.

Where: Saint Angela Hall, the theater at St. Ursula Academy, 1339 E. McMillan St, Cincinnati, 45206

For: All Seven Hills parents and friends

What to Expect: Psychologist, best-selling author, and New York Times columnist Lisa Damour shares the latest research developments to provide sound, practical guidance to children, families, and advocates.

Dr. Damour will address:

  • The forces driving the recent surge in anxiety among kids and adolescents
  • The difference between healthy and unhealthy stress and anxiety
  • How parents can help their children avoid or contain excessive stress and anxiety