Inclusion Fusion Speakers: Rhonda Martin

Noted children’s author and Key Ministry Board member Rhonda Martin has graciously agreed to take a break from her current worldwide book tour to serve as a presenter for Inclusion Fusion. Her lecture will be on the topic: Nurturing Spiritual Growth in Kids with Anxiety.

Rhonda’s presentation will focus on meeting the unique spiritual needs of children who have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder Social Phobia and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It will cover identification, accommodations and unique spiritual issues for each of these diagnoses from the church nursery to the high school youth group.

Rhonda is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Akron, Ohio. She is Board Certified in Clinical Counseling and holds a Diplomat in Pediatric Anxiety Disorders. She specializes in Pediatric Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and is author of the new release, Stuck, A Children’s Book About OCD. Rhonda is married to Rodney and they have three young children, Brandon, Paisley and Paden.

Rhonda has been a great blessing to many of my patients and their families, and her wisdom and support have been invaluable to our entire Key Ministry team. We’re delighted to share Rhonda with churches and families everywhere through Inclusion Fusion.

Rhonda will be among over 20 of the church’s leading experts in children’s ministry and disability ministry joining with us this November 3rd-5th to put on a FREE Special Needs Ministry Web Summit for church staff, volunteers, family members and caregivers everywhere. That’s Inclusion Fusion, Key Ministry’s First Annual Special Needs Ministry Web Summit, featuring this year’s Keynote Speaker, Chuck SwindollRegister here for the Special Needs Ministry Web Summit, coming this November 3rd-5th.

About Dr. G

Dr. Stephen Grcevich serves as President and Founder of Key Ministry, a non-profit organization providing free training, consultation, resources and support to help churches serve families of children with disabilities. Dr. Grcevich is a graduate of Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), trained in General Psychiatry at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University. He is a faculty member in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at two medical schools, leads a group practice in suburban Cleveland (Family Center by the Falls), and continues to be involved in research evaluating the safety and effectiveness of medications prescribed to children for ADHD, anxiety and depression. He is a past recipient of the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Dr. Grcevich was recently recognized by Sharecare as one of the top ten online influencers in children’s mental health. His blog for Key Ministry, was ranked fourth among the top 100 children's ministry blogs in 2015 by Ministry to Children.
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