Parenting on the Daily Series – Dr. Leah Hunter – “Books, Brains and Behavior: Strategies for Understanding and Supporting Your Child”

Wednesday, March 01, 2023
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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New Wilmington Presbyterian Church Sanctuary
229 S Market Street
New Wilmington, PA 16142

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The New Wilmington Presbyterian Church Preschool presents Parenting on the Daily, a series that invites caregivers, parents, loved ones, and those interested in learning skills for creating a nurturing environment for children to learn together. We look forward to learning with you in the New Wilmington Presbyterian Church Sanctuary (229 S. Market Street, New Wilmington) each month. Please learn more below and register!

March 1 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – “Books, Brains, and Behavior:  Research-based Strategies for Understanding and Supporting Your Child”
Dr. Leah Hunter, PA Licensed Psychologist

Decades of research shows that when children have skills to cope with stressful situations, it positively impacts their learning, emotions, and behavior in the long run. Understanding what’s going on in your child’s brain when they encounter big feelings or a life change can help us know how to help them cope. This session will focus on practical applications of current research findings related to emotional development in childhood, with an emphasis on take-home techniques to improve emotion regulation (for example, “social stories”). Dr. Leah Hunter is a toddler mom, licensed psychologist, and researcher at the University of Pittsburgh who works with parents and children aged birth – 5.


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