Ann will be delivering “The Umbrella Workshop: Supporting Families Through the Storm” as part of this speaking series for professionals who work with families.
Monday, May 27, 2019 from 9:30 AM – 11 AM
Charlotte Street Arts Centre: 732 Charlotte Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1M5
This event is free, but a ticket is required.
The Umbrella Workshop: Supporting Families Through the Storm
Wondering what you can do to make a difference for a child or a family who is struggling? Eager to learn how you can communicate your caring and support in a way that recognizes and builds upon the strengths of that family? In this practical and inspiring presentation, Ann Douglas will connect the dots between the growing body of research about family support and engagement and the real-world needs of children and families. After all, if it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village to support that child’s parent. Here’s how to be that village….
• Learn strategies for helping parents navigate difficult parenting challenges that can directly impact mental health outcomes in parents and children.
• Understand your role in supporting an individual with a mental health challenges—and the importance of supporting other family members at the same time.
• Discover best practices for building trust with families who are struggling—and in a way that is validating and empowering.