Hi Families! We are pleased to introduce a new series in response community requests–Mindful Parenting. This approach to parenting is simple and kind. Three local mental health professionals will facilitate every other Thursday at the Central Library for the next 12 weeks.
February 21 – Mindful Parenting … An Introduction
March 7 – Parenting Through Warm Relationships and Monitoring
March 21 – Parenting Young Children: Developing Calm and Focus
April 4 – Monitoring Their Behavior: Who, What, When, Where
April 18 – Encouraging Childrens’ Mastery and Perserverance
May 2 – Summertime…Making It Great
Elizabeth Clark, L.P.C. –Mental health therapist who works with adolescents and writes on teen topics.
Nancy Tanner, M.S.W. –Mental health therapist who works mainly with younger children
Dr. Matthew Burson –Child psychiatrist who works out of Colorado West Mental Health.
If you would like a preview of mindful parenting concepts, watch this TED Talk. You will hear ideas similar to what our guest professionals will share.