As part of a month-long series of programs in November on family
, the Deschutes Public Library is pleased to announce two presentations by local counselor Beth Bellamy. Both programs are free and open to the public. Know Family: Dealing with Feelings: Responding with Empathy to Children’s Emotional DistressThursday, November 3, 2011
East Bend Public Library
Local counselor Beth Bellamy will look at how parents can effectively respond with empathy, and not indulgence to a child’s emotional upsets. She will discuss why giving children what they need emotionally at each age stage to be able support development of emotional maturity and resilience is such a vital parenting skill. Free and open to the public. No registration required. Free and open to the public. Know Family: Calm Parenting: Managing Emotions in the Face of Challenging Child BehaviorsTuesday, November 8, 2011
Downtown Bend Public Library, Brooks Room
Local counselor Beth Bellamy will discuss what’s actually going on when a parent’s “buttons get pushed”. She will also discuss the research showing that parental emotional reactivity can affect the development of a child’s brain, and learning how to respond calmly can positively influence a child’s behavior and enhance the parent-child bond. Free and open to the public. No registration required. Free and open to the public.
For more information about this or other library programs, please visit the library website at www.deschuteslibrary.org
. People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Lisa at 541/312-1034.