Mind/Body Stress Management Program for Parents of Behaviorally Challenging Children

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by Debbie MA, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. Debbie MA

    Debbie MA New Member

    Just in case anyone from MA is interested (I got this in e-mail today)...

    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Mind/Body Stress Management Program for Parents of Behaviorally Challenging Children

    Wednesday mornings, Feb 4 to March 18, 2009


    You are invited to register for a 6-week program designed for parents of children with behavioral challenges. Join us to learn ways to strengthen skills that can build your resiliency and protect you against the daily stresses of parenting.

    What?
    This six-week program brings the Benson-Henry Institute's successful mind/body/spirit approach to parents of children with behavioral challenges. The program can help you create a sense of balance for you and your family, using practical strategies for stress management, easily applied relaxation methods, and positive thinking techniques.

    TThis program will be run by Laura Malloy, a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), who has dedicated over a decade to working with families of behaviorally challenging children. Ms. Malloy is also a certified Kripalu yoga teacher and teaches stress reduction to groups and individuals at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.

    The program is co-sponsored by the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Mood & Anxiety Disorders Institute (MADI) Resource Center of the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry.


    When?
    Classes will meet Wednesday mornings, from 10:30am - 12 noon for six weeks starting on February 4, 2009. Classes will meet on February 4, 11, and 25 (no class on Feb. 18), and March 4, 11, and 18.

    Where?
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Yawkey Building, Room 4-840 (4th floor), 32 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114.

    Cost?
    The fee for this six-week program is $240 ($40 per session), payable in advance.

    Questions?
    Call Marilyn Wilcher (617-643-6035) or Laura Malloy, LICSW (617-643-6061), or email moodandanxiety@partners.org.

    Register now!
    Download a pdf of the registration form

    Download a Word version of the registration form.

    Pre-registration is required and we recommend that you register right away as the program will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. If the program is full, we will notify you and place your name on a wait list.
     
  2. Nomad

    Nomad Guest

    Awesome!
    Wish I lived nearby.
     
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