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April – Raising Resilience

Everyone raves about resilience, but what does it really mean, why does it matter, and how do we foster it in our children?  Join us this month as we discuss how to build character, compassion, and confidence. 

 

Resilience 101; The value of bumps, boo-boos, and bouncing back

Tuesday April 7th

12 – 1:30 pm  - A light lunch will be provided

Weston Library Community Room

Being resilient means being able to withstand and adapt when faced with adversity, trauma, tragedy, or stress.   But how much stress can and should a child endure, and what’s the different between having a little difficulty and significant distress?  Come learn how to distinguish between trouble and trauma, and how to nurture resilience in your children with Michelle Albright, PhD, clinical psychologist and Director of Youth Services.

To RSVP for this session please click here 

 

Raising Resilient Children and Adolescents with

Special Guest Speaker Robert Brooks, PhD

Monday, April 27, 2015

11am - 12:30pm, Weston Public Library Community Room

7 - 8:30pm, Wilton High School Little Theater

Weston Youth Services, Wilton Youth Council, Wilton Youth Services, and Silver Hill Hospital are hosing nationally renowned psychologist, author, and speaker, Dr. Robert Brooks to discuss how to help children and adolescents to deal effectively with stress and build resilience. Dr. Brooks will be giving the same presentation during the day in Weston and in the evening in Wilton to accommodate parents varying schedules; community members are invited to attend whichever presentation is more convenient.

 

 

*****And Weston Youth Services is also co-sponsoring Matt Bellace, who will be speaking to all high school students during the day on April 30th.