In their ongoing Parent Information Series, the Wilton Library will host “Raise Your Child to be a Resilient Adult,” on Wednesday, Feb. 1. This free program will run from 7-8:30 p.m..
Tracey Mastella, LCSW, the adolescent transitional living program manager at Silver Hill Hospital will illustrate how helping a child to learn to live life on life’s terms will build resilience. Parents will learn how to foster problem solving skills and interpersonal effectiveness in their children by using mindfulness (where do we put our focus) and distress tolerance (how do we calm ourselves) techniques.
This presentation is appropriate for parents of middle- and high-school children. There will be time for Q&A. There is no charge to attend but registration is strongly encouraged to ensure getting a spot. Register online or call 203.762.6334.
The last program in the series will be “Delay Your Gray: How to Keep Your Teenager Safe and Yourself Sane with Liz Jorgensen,” on Tuesday, March 7 from 10-11:30 a.m..
The series is co-sponsored by Silver Hill Hospital, Weston Library, Weston Youth Services, Wilton Library, Wilton Youth Services and the Wilton Youth Council.
Wilton Library is located at 137 Old Ridgefield Rd..