Dr. Jonathan Kanter reviews new research that emphasizes the important role mindfulness and acceptance practices can play in protest and antiracism efforts, particularly as tools to overcome the barriers of fatigue, uncertainty, anxiety, and defensiveness.
In this recorded Zoom presentation, Dr. Liliana Lengua shares ideas on staying focused on what matters most for our children and interweaves mindfulness practices that can be used in every-day interactions between parents and children to enhance parents’ effectiveness and relationships with their children.
Dr. Ruth Feldman discusses several aspects of her conceptual model and research, including synchrony, the oxytocin system, the mother-infant bond and research on the paternal brain.
Dr. Gonzales examines how contextual and cultural experiences of Latinx youth provide unique challenges and opportunities for positive development.
Dr. Christopher Willard provides an overview of mindfulness concepts and multiple examples of practices and strategies for parents and professionals to share with children and teens.