Come to one or both of the presentations:
Dr. Julie Edmunds and Ms. Jennifer Dirga will lead a panel discussion on how to develop skills to manage anxiety and the different aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), providing education for and practical tips for parents. Dr. Edmunds is an assistant in Psychology at MGH and an Instructor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for children, adolescents, and young adults with anxiety, mood, and behavioral disorders. Ms. Jennifer Dirga MSW, LICSW. was the Director of Social-Emotional and Learning at Project Adventure and a former MAA School Counselor.
Jessica Minahan will speak about how parents can help children reduce and manage anxiety. Ms. Minahan is a licensed and board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA), author, special educator, and consultant to schools. Since 2000 she has worked with students who struggle with mental health issues and challenging behavior in school systems.
For more information and to register for this free series click here https://www.maa.school/apps/form/speakerseries?fbclid=IwAR2S2-M8UtLYJXWp_ViRMo26F_6dKuhVVtIH1jtynF8bpGdwtm0FT9lL588
October 15th, 7:00 – 9:00 pm and December 4th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Mount Alvernia Academy, 20 Manet Road, Chestnut Hill