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Friday, November 17 • 12:45pm - 3:00pm
4G: Supporting Your Child's Wellness (DOUBLE SESSION)

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As a parent of a gifted child, you know that giftedness affects their whole life, in some positive ways and some challenging ways.  This extended session will provide parents with tools to support their children as they navigate the ups and downs of giftedness.  Topics to be addressed will be typical traits of giftedness, anxiety, depression, self-compassion, building security in one's identity, and whatever other topics would be of help!  The session will include some lecture, some hands-on participation in helpful interventions, and time to support one another on this joyfully complicated parenting experience.

Participant Outcomes:

  • Identify typical traits of gifted children and adolescents
  • Identify symptoms of depression and anxiety
  • Implement 3-5 parenting strategies to stabilize mood and manage anxiety

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Heather Boorman

Therapist, The Fringy Bit & Boorman Counseling
Heather is a homeschooling mom to 3 gifted/2e kids by day and a licensed clinical social worker, writer, & speaker by night. She specializes in supporting neurodiverse families in her therapy practice and at The Fringy Bit blog and podcast.

Friday November 17, 2017 12:45pm - 3:00pm
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