'Raising Resilient Children' with
Dr Mary O’Kane
DONEGAL Library Service
are delighted to announce that Dr Mary O’Kane will
be hosting a talk on Saturday, 18th July, at 11am
with the theme of ‘Raising Resilient Children’. This
talk will be available on the Donegal Library
Facebook Page .
Dr Mary O'Kane is a
Lecturer in Education and Psychology and is a
regular contributor on Ireland AM on both parenting
and education issues.
Dr O’Kane said: "Raising Resilient Children will
explain how resilience is the ability to recover
from life's difficulties and the courage to fight
back from adversity. Parents are one of the most
important influences on children's resilience. There
are times when we cannot influence the stress they
are under but we can help them to develop coping
skills to face life's challenges, rather than swoop
in and rescue our children from adversity".
In this video Dr Mary O'Kane will look at ways we
can help our children to develop the strength to
overcome setbacks themselves.
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