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Emotion Regulation for Parents

Parents carrying young daughter and son on their back
February 27, 2017 -
12:15pm to 1:45pm
408 Panama Mall (Enter on Lomita Mall between Santa Teresa and Panama Mall)

Do you often experience intense emotions as a parent and wish you could cope better? Do you often feel angry and frustrated at your child’s behavior? You are invited to a parenting workshop about emotion regulation in the parent-child relationship. We will discuss evidenced based strategies to help parents be mindful during stressful situations, in order to calm themselves and handle the situation with a clearer mind.

Topics include:

  • Parental emotion regulation
  • Adaptive and maladaptive emotion regulation strategies
  • Ways to better understand the mind of your children

The workshop is for parents of children aged 5-11 years (elementary school).
Structure: 1.5-hour interactive sessions, focusing on most recent studies in the field.
Group facilitators: Dr. Ximena Zurita and Dr. Yael Enav
Dates and time: Mondays, 12:15-1:45 p.m, on 2/06, 2/13, 2/20 and 2/27


Register online for this workshop.

A phone interview will follow registration. The group maximum size is 12.

Free and open to all faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars and retirees of Stanford University, LPCH and Stanford Hospital and clinics. Eligible dependents may also attend. BeWell Berries available for eligible employees.

Event Type: 
Seminar/Workshop, Discussion Group
Event Categories: 
Connection & Community, Wellness, Faculty Staff Help Center, Benefits & Rewards
Event Audience: 
Faculty, Staff, Retiree, Parent