Public Speaking, Parent Education, Professional Development

Dr. Wisely speaks to groups of parents and provides professional development opportunities for groups, including educators, nurses, and other health care and counseling professionals.

Some recent sample presentations.

  • ADHD and the Teenager Driver (ADHD Conference, University of Alabama, January 2012)
  • Bipolar Disorder and Youth (Alabama Association of School Nurses, June 2009)
  • Coping Gone Wrong: Inside the World of Adolescent Self-Injury (Alabama Association of School Nurses, June 2009, Alabama Counseling Association, 2010 )

Other topics:

  • Common Mental Health Disorders in Youth
  • ADHD
  • Mood Disorders in Children
  • Truth and Lies about American Teenagers
  • Parenting the Teenage Driver
  • Digital Devices and Your Child

For more information:  

Current Calendar: Ok, I need to update this.

  • May 2, 2012: Clergy luncheon at Mtn Brook Schools: Suicide Prevention.
  • April 30, 2012. The Digital World and Your Child (Mtn Brook Schools parenting series)
  • April 29, 2012. Marriage Prep Classes at Prince of Peace in Hoover
  • April 23, 2012. Speak to Hale County Seniors on Driving Safety
  • April 19, 2012 Mtn. Brook Junior High: Parenting and Communicating with Teens
  • April 13, 2012  Presentation on Nonsuicidal  self-injury at Jefferson County (AL) Children's Policy Council, B'ham Museum of Art.
  • April 12, 2012    ADHD inservice for Cahaba Heights Elementary Faculty.
  • April 13, 2012    Speak on adolescent non-suicidal self-injury:  Children's Policy Council of Jefferson County, 8:30 a.m. Birmingham Museum of Art.
  • April 18, 2012  Technology Safety talk, Our Lady of Sorrows (Homewood) 6:00 p.m.
  • April 19, 2012  Coffee Talk at Mountain Brook Junior High, Parenting and Communicating with Teens.  8:00 a.m.
  • April 23, 2012  Town Hall meeting with youth in Hale County, Alabama:  Underage Drinking and Driving.
  • April 24, 2012 Parenting the Teenage Driver, 6:30 p.m., Mountain Brook Board of Education.
  • April 30, 2012 Digital Devices and Your Child, 9:00 a.m. Mountain Brook Board of Education.
  • May 3, 2012  ADHD 101 for Parents,  9:00 a.m. Mountain Brook Board of Education.
  • June 8, 2012  Adolescent Non-Suicidal Self-Injury.  Alabama Psychological Association, Orange Beach, AL.
  • June 19-21  Teen Driving workshop in Gulf Shores for Driving Educators conference., 2
  • June 28-29  Summer Professional Development, Mtn Brook Schools. ADHD & Other Common Mental Health Issues in Students
  • August 9, 2012  Parenting talks on bullying & technology at Advent Episcopal Day School.
  • August 14, 2012 Inservice for Advent Faculty on bullying.
  • August 17, 2012 ADHD inservice for Vestavia Hills-West faculty
  • August 30,2012 Leadership Mountain Brook