Parent Education Series

The program objective is to offer support and information for parents raising adolescents. Our mission is to promote the mental and emotional well-being of teens, and we recognize that supporting parents and families is critical to that mission. 

Audience and Lecturer

This free series will be held once a month from December through March at Fairbanks Hall University High School, with an option for parents to attend virtually.

Please registrar by clicking of the button below. When you check out, please let us know if you will be attending via Zoom, so we may plan accordingly. 

Please feel free to book one or all of our talks. 

Book online, by selecting the date on the booking calendar.

We will send out the zoom link to all participates two days before each talk. 

Tuesday December 14, 2021 @ 7:00pm, UHS- Dr. Kelly McManus,

“Tips for Helping Your Anxious Teen”


Thursday January 13, 2022 @ 7:00pm, UHS- Dr. Sarah Henning-

"The impact of Screen Time and Social Media on Mental Health"


Tuesday February 15, 2022 @ 7:00pm, UHS- Dr. Kelly McManus,

“Mindfulness: What is it and how does it help anxiety and depression?”


Thursday April 14th, 2022 @ 7:00pm, UHS- Dr. Sarah Henning-

Neurodiversity: Increasing awareness around an invisible disability.

Dr. Kelly Slama-McManus

Dr. Kelly Slama-McManus is a board-certified pediatrician with nearly 20 years' experience working with children and families. She is a native of Zionsville, Indiana, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Miami of Ohio University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She attended IU School of Medicine, and then completed her residency in Pediatrics at IU-Riley Hospital for Children. Dr McManus is currently providing patient care at Axon Health Associates. She is committed to providing compassionate care to children and parents struggling with anxiety, depression, attention and or focus issues, executive functioning deficits, oppositional behavior and parent-child communication.

Dr. Sarah

Sarah Lowery Henning, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist who completed her master’s degree at Indiana University and doctoral training at Arizona State University. For the last 8 years, she has been in private practice in Indianapolis. Dr. Henning works with patients ranging in age from high school through adult. She specializes in depression, anxiety, transitions, ADHD, eating disorders, and career assessment. Dr. Henning has also worked in a variety of settings including hospitals and cancer treatment centers.