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Sunday, May 25, 2014

Cultivating Social Emotional Intelligence to Support Resiliency (in Those with Autism and Related Disabilities)

From the Minute Man ARC

A Free Parent/Guardian Training 6/10

Social and emotional learning involves the processes through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

Join us as we explore this way of learning, to help you assist your child in developing the skills needed to reach her or his potential.

When:    6:45 - 8:45pm Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Where:  Minute Man Arc for Human Services,
                     130C Baker Ave. Extension, Concord, MA

Speaker

Gail Okerman, Ed.M., is the owner of Five Points Counseling and Consultation. Having counseled children, adolescents and adults in public and private institutions and agencies over a thirty year period, she utilizes a strength-based, collaborative, problem-solving approach that supports resilience. She is an educational consultant working with numerous districts, an assistant professor at Fitchburg State University and has co-authored the book “Developing Minds: Essential Brain Based Strategies to Support Success” with her colleague, Chandler Creedon.

To register for this workshop, R.S.V.P. by Friday, June 6th to Michele Klein at MKlein@minutemanarc.org,  or call 978-287-7910. Please include your phone number when registering.

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