April 25, 2019 9:30 AM to June 13, 2019 11:30 AM
For Parents of children/adolescents/adults with a psychiatric condition, including Anxiety, Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Bipolar, Depression, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities & other Developmental Disabilities.
These courses are held every Thursday morning from 4/25-6/13/2019.
There is also a morning retreat on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, which is held at a separate location from the weekly courses. The retreat location is at the Stanford Psychiatry Building in Room 2209 at 401 Quarry Rd. Stanford, CA 94305.
This education program offers instruction in mindfulness practices including meditation and its application for reducing stress and improving self-esteem and quality of life for parents. The program includes didactic presentations, guided meditations and time for dialogue and sharing around how mindfulness can address parenting. In between classes, participants are instructed to cultivate daily meditation practice as well as applying mindfulness to parenting and other daily activities.
Topics we will be exploring include:
- What is mindfulness?
- How can it help me as a parent?
- How can we better manage our own difficult emotions as parents?
- How can we move from coping to living more meaningful lives?
Tuition: $330 (Limited Scholarships Available)