Oswego Health Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Mihai Simionescu, MD will provide a presentation on parent/child communication and chores from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 26th at the Child and Family Services office at 98 North Second St. in Fulton.
“Many parents think that chores are important,” said Dr. Simionescu. “They are right, in believing they can be very useful to the child and the family. At the same time, very few other situations have such a potential to bring the parents and their children in more bitter conflict. The purpose of the presentation is to review what to do and what not to do while attempting to get our kids to do chores.”
In upcoming months, professionals from the Child and Family Services Office will be holding separate presentations on behavioral health issues and on parenting tips. The behavioral health presentations will be held the first Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 7 p.m., while the parenting tip session will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month. All sessions are open to the public and will be held at the office at 98 North Second Street in Fulton.
On November 1st at 5:30 p.m. the presentation titled, what can you do for your depressed child, a guide for parents, will be provided by Dr. Simionescu. On November 16th at 12:30 p.m., he will discuss how to deal with parenting stress.
On December 6th at 5:30 p.m., Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Marija Mutabdzic, MD, will present the topic, many faces of anxiety. On December 21st at 12:30, Barbara Mettelman, PhD, a staff psychologist, will offer helpful tips to get through the stress of the holidays.
For more information on the programs, please call 326-3555.