WHO CARES FOR THE CAREGIVER?
Learning how to actively schedule self-care is a vital skill when nurturing and supporting loved ones with mental illnesses. Give yourself the gift of an evening to acquire some skills that do not require huge amounts of time or commitments that you may not be able to fulfill. You might even have fun while remembering how to have fun!
Monday, March 13, 7:00-8:30pm (min 5/max 25) Fee: $25
HOW TO MANAGE THE HOLIDAYS AND FAMILY CELEBRATIONS WITH LOVED ONES WITH MENTAL ILLNESSES
Throughout the year, there are special times that families gather together and for some families, these can be quite stressful. In the spring, there are religious celebrations as well as Mother’s Day & Father’s Day, graduations, and weddings. This seminar offers effective strategies for moving through these potentially difficult times with our loved ones with mental illnesses or behavioral health issues. (min5/max25)
Monday, March 27, 7:00-8:30pm Fee: $25
HOW TO PARENT CHILDREN WITH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ISSUES
Parenting is a challenge under the BEST of circumstances. Add a child with behavioral health issues and, well, it is MORE of a challenge! Learn how to step out of the fight of medical/mental health compliance. Examine some strategies to increase your effectiveness in establishing and setting limits. Consider how to have more fun as a parent! This introduction offers a framework for managing the challenges facing parents who are confronted with atypically developing children. (min5/max25)
Monday, April 3, 7:00-8:30pm Fee: $25
Please register through Bedford Recreation: https://apm.activecommunities.com/bedfordma