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Listening for the door
Start date:
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Room 7438
Registration Instructions:
For more information, please call or leave a message for Mary Bell, MSW, RSW, at 416-813-8687 or speak to Sue Duncan or Angela Edoo at 416-813-5097.

This series introduces parents of young people who use substances to a mindful and compassionate approach for managing their teens’ risky, self-destructive behaviour. It includes some experiences with practicing mindfulness and, based on moment-to-moment awareness of teens’ actions, provides parents with a framework for understanding difficult behaviour. It offers practical solutions to some common problems, along with the opportunity to develop specific strategies that will be effective for each individual teen and family.

This four-session series is offered to parents of high school aged teens by the Adolescent Medicine Substance Abuse Program at SickKids. Parents may find that participating in Listening for the Door is helpful prior to participating in this second series based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

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