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AFHK Parent Support Mtg - Take a Breath: Brain-Based Strategies to Help Your Child Manage Emotion, Reduce Stress and Increase Optimism
Friday, June 07, 2013
12:20 - 14:00
Central District Kai-Fong Welfare Association, 1/F, 1 Gough Street, Central
(depends on selected options)
Registration is closed
Take A Breath: Brain-
John Shanahan and Justine Roche will discuss mindfulness and the underlying neurological processes that impact our emotions and behaviours. Based on these processes, they will share strategies that families can use to help children increase attention, improve emotional and behavioural regulation skills, reduce stress and infuse family life with joy, optimism and mindful connection.
Friday, June 7, 2013
12:20 for a 12:30 start finishing at 2:00 pm (you are welcome to bring your own lunch and beverage)
Central District Kai-Fong Welfare Association, 1/F, 1 Gough Street, Central. (More easily accessible from the Sheung Wan MTR - please allow enough time to walk from the station).
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John Shanahan is a child and developmental psychologist who works with families in a group of private medical practices. He has experience working with children and teenagers who have been adopted, and helps families better manage a range of emotional, social, and behavioural difficulties. John is the Vice-President of the Psychotherapy Society of Hong Kong
an executive committee member of the Dyslexia Association of HK
Justine Roche is the Regional Director for The Hawn Foundation, a non-profit organisation that equips children with the social and emotional tools to lead happier and healthier lives. Justine is also a board member of Kids4Kids, a local Hong Kong non-profit organisation that seeks to empower and educate kids to make positive change in the world through their own actions. She is particularly interested in social issues surrounding children, education and mental wellness.
Our conversations have been fruitful, and the meetings continue to be a useful time for connecting with other adoptive parents and sharing our experiences. If you have not yet joined us for a meeting, we welcome you to come and participate in our next discussion!
GPO Box 8896 Central Hong Kong
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