Monday, February 10, 2014

Free Event: When Families are Special: Working with Families with Special Needs

As part of our foray into the blog world, we would like to increase your awareness of events that staff members from Womencare Counseling Center are involved in or speaking at. Please take a look at this event, When Families are Special: Working with Families with Special Needs, which is happening at the end of this week. We'd love for you to see Ellen speak!

When a family has a child or children with special needs, they face unique challenges both out in the world and in their relationships. The reverberations of these challenges can wreak havoc within the family system, or open it up to new possibilities. This workshop will explore the multi-systemic impact of having a child with special needs. Participants will be offered suggestions and tools in assisting families to make their own healthy meaning.

This event is presented by Ellen Lonnquist, a staff member at Womencare Counseling. Ellen is a marital and family therapist who graduated from the Family Institute at NU in 1999. From then until 2004, she worked in community mental health in Washington State and Chicago. At Womencare, she counsels individuals, couples, and families. Her specialization is in understanding and helping families with special needs.

Event Details
When Families are Special: Working with Families with Special Needs

Date and Time: Friday, February 14th, 9:00am-12:00pm

Location:  St. Vincent De Paul Center, 2145 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL, 60614

Presented byEllen Lonnquist

Cost: Free, with food provided

Register: To register, please visit StarNet and fill out the form on their website.

No comments:

Post a Comment