Mindfulness and Parenting
taught by Liliana Lengua, PhD
This professional lecture series will review the state of research on each topic, provide participants with suggested readings, and introduce short practices to share with clients, patients and students. This lecture series is tailored for health and mental health workers, teachers, and others serving children and their families. All lectures in this series are focused on mindfulness, children and parents.
Learn about this growing research area and discuss relevant studies on the effects of mindfulness on parents and their children. We will also learn how mindfulness can be shared with families in community settings, including early learning settings.
$40 is the registration fee.
If you are interested in a 4 Session Package for $135, 15% discount from $160: see this offer which expires 9/27/16.
If you are a UW Affiliate and have department approval to pay using a UW budget transfer, you may register for a 25% discount ($30) on the single session price. Please add your department budget number at check out.
Continuing Education Credits
The registration includes a Certificate of Completion for 2 credit hours per session for licensed psychologists, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and social workers in Washington State. 1.5 MERIT hours are also available.
If you cancel up to two weeks prior to the event (10/11/16), you will receive a full refund less a $5 processing fee. If you cancel within two weeks leading up to the event, you will receive a partial refund of 50% minus a $5 processing fee. Refunds cannot be granted on or after the day the class begins.
Pay it Forward - Support the Scholarship Fund
If you are able to pay more for the course, we encourage you to consider donating to the Mindfulness Outreach Fund which allows CCFW to offer 50% and 100% scholarships to community members to aid in the cost of registration fees for mindfulness courses. Scholarships are awarded to increase accessibility of mindfulness and compassion training for individuals who have limited resources to obtain such training and to those who work in communities experiencing adversity. To make a donation to the scholarship fund, please visit http://giving.uw.edu/mindfulness
Tuesday, October 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
About the Instructor
Liliana Lengua, PhD, UW Professor of Psychology and director of the Center for Child and Family Well-Being, is a child clinical psychologist and a mother of 3 children. She is an internationally recognized expert on childrens vulnerable and resilient responses to stress demostrating how parenting and children's temperament contributes to children's unique responses to stress. She is also recognized for her research on the effects of stress and disadvantage on parenting and children's social emotional development, and has developed an evidenced-based parenting program infused with mindfulness practices to enhance parenting effectiveness. She has been the principal investigator of several federally funded research projects and is the author of 80 published papers. She serves on the steering committee for teh CDC funded Washignton State Essentials for Childhood Initiative, collaborates with the Harvard Center for the Developing Child's Frontiers of Innovation, and serves on the board of trustees for Neighborhood House, a private, nonprofit anti-poverty organization.
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Associate Director of Programs
Center for Child & Family Well-Being