BANGOR--Penquis Community Action Program has announced that, as part of their 35th Anniversary celebration, they are bringing Dr. T. Berry Brazelton and three of his colleagues to Orono this spring. Dr. Brazelton is a world-renowned pediatrician, author and family advocate.
On Wednesday evening, May 8, Dr. Brazelton will be speaking to parents at the Maine Center for the Arts, in Hutchins Concert Hall. He will present his proven, parent-tested strategies to reduce stress, build supports and raise healthy children. An opportunity for parents to ask questions will follow. Tickets are $10 and will go on sale at the Maine Center for the Arts Box Office on March 18.
On Thursday, May 9, a professional seminar will be held at the University of Maine in Wells Commons. This seminar offers a unique opportunity for professionals who work with parents and children to take advantage of the knowledge and expertise of Dr. Brazelton and his colleagues. The registration fee for the seminar is $150 ($125 when three or more individuals from the same organization register together) and CEUs will be offered.
T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. is a clinical professor emeritus of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and founder of the Child Development Unit at Children's Hospital in Boston. He is also a professor of Psychiatry and Human Development at Brown University. He is best known for his parenting books "Touchpoints: Your Child's Emotional and Behavioral Development", "What Every Baby Knows" and "Infants and Mothers".
These events are sponsored in part by National Seminar Series; The First Years; Maine Department of Human Services, Bureau of Health; Interdisciplinary Training in Health Care for Rural Areas, Margaret Chase Smith Center for Public Policy at the University of Maine with funding of USPHS, HRSA Bureau of Health Professions; University of Maine College of Education and Human Development; and Boise Cascade Office Products.
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