"New Perspectives on Reducing Stress in Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities”

You are cordially invited to the Evenings with Genetics seminar on MONDAY, APRIL 11.

This seminar series is sponsored by the Dept of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital.

Guest Speaker:

Elisabeth M. Dykens, Ph.D. Chair and Professor, Departments of Psychology and Human Development Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University

6:30pm Light refreshments
7;00-8:15pm Seminar

*Date: MONDAY,  April 11, 2016

*Location:  St. Paul’s Methodist Church, Fondren Hall,  5501 S. Main St., Houston, TX 77004

Dr. Dykens will discuss a program using positive psychology to help with emotions of guilt, conflict, worry and pessimism by identifying and

using character strengths in new ways and practicing exercises involving gratitude, forgiveness, grace and optimism.

Here is a link to the NY Times article about this program:  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/29/health/when-the-caregivers-need-healing.html

Registration Required, seminar is FREE:   www.bcm.edu/eveninggenetics
Or call 832-822-4182


EN Español:  “Nuevas perspectivas para reducir el estrés en padres de familia de niños con discapacidades del desarrollo”

Orador Invitado:

Dra. Elizabeth Dykens

Presidente del Consejo y Profesora, Departmentos de Psicología y Desarrollo Humano,

Psiquiatría y Pediatría, Vanderbilt University


Lunes, 11 de abril de 2016
6:30 p.m., Refrigerios
7:00- 8:15pm, Seminario

Lugar: St. Paul’s Methodist Church, Fondren Hall, 5501 S. Main St., Houston, TX 77004

Se requiere Inscripción. Entrada gratuita.   Favor visite bcm.edu/eveninggenetics o comuníquese al 832-822-4280 para reservar audífonos para traducción al Español.