Growing Up, Feeling Good

November 13th, 2014 by Chris Ellis

a free talk by Dr. Maggie Mamen

Rockcliffe Park PS would like to invite parents and teachers from Rockcliffe Park, Lindenlea, New Edinburgh and neighbouring communities to a presentation by renowned psychologist Dr. Maggie Mamen. This event is free, thanks to the generous contribution by the Parents Reaching Out Grants. Please feel free to pass this on to anyone who might be interested – everyone is welcome!
For more information, please contact caroline@lectern.ca.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 7 pm to 9 pm
Rockcliffe Park Public School Library
350 Buena Vista Road

When our children are being bombarded with values that are very different from our own, it is often difficult to know how to establish, protect and encourage their sense of self in an ever-changing, challenging and sometimes even unsafe world. This presentation examines ways that parents can provide a family environment that supports the development of resilience and healthy self-esteem.

This talk is generously supported by Parents Reaching Out Grants.

A dynamic, humorous and celebrated speaker, Maggie Mamen is in great demand for presentations to a wide variety of audiences on all issues — from the extraordinary to the everyday — that complicate contemporary family life. Dr. Maggie Mamen has been in your home and you’ve been in hers!

Dr. Maggie Mamen is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Nepean, Ontario, who specializes in working with children, adolescents and their families. In addition to teaching university courses on child development and exceptional children, Maggie has worked at Carleton University, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the former Carleton Board of Education, and was the first elected president of the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Maggie is the author of three books and numerous articles for lifestyle magazines and industry publications, and has appeared on radio and television programs across the country.

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