What It Takes: Emerging Stronger from Challenging Times

July 16th, 2021

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Dr. Shelly Mahon, Ph.D.Executive Director, The Parent Engagement NetworkHost: Barry Erdman, LCSW, DCSW

About The Presentation

This last year has been full of unprecedented challenges that have changed the way we operate in the world. These challenges have pushed us to dig deep and learn how we can best take care of ourselves and our loved ones. The good news is that challenges can make us stronger. In this session we will talk about the risks and protective factors that surround us, how to build strong protective factors in ourselves and others, and strategies for making the most out of difficult situations.  While you cannot always change your circumstances, you can learn how to tap into your resilience and come out of this time stronger than before.

About the Presenter

Dr. Shelly D. Mahon, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of The Parent Engagement Network. She holds a Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies, with a minor in Prevention Science and specialties in adolescent development, risk and resilience, program development and evaluation, and parent-child relationships. With over 25 years of experience working with youth and families in a variety of contexts, Shelly believes that youth and families need to both celebrate their accomplishments and have the tool for constructive conversations about real issues.

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