Raising happy, healthy happy kids is an increasingly challenging task for parents today. Acclaimed child and adolescent psychotherapist and parenting expert Katie Hurley, knows the key to raising confident, capable children is nurturing happiness. Here is a back-to-basics guide on practical techniques to foster the well being of both youth and their caregivers. Participants will learn how to tap into children’s individual strengths, personality traits, and interests to increase communication and connection. This presentation will help parents and educators recognize symptoms of stress and anxiety in children, understand their triggers and discover practical coping strategies to target stressors in themselves and others. By exploring the unique needs of each child, we can lower frustration, increase empathy, and guide them to their fullest potential without sacrificing their inner joy.
For this presentation Hurley will address her remarks to parents and caregivers of our youngest children, 3-10 years of age