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Monday, January 2, 2017


Building Resilient Families
A free employee health education program open to all!

Healthy families are characterized by the capability to adapt and thrive in changing times and circumstances.  Proactive factors, such as adaptability, effective communication, expectations and acceptance will be discussed along with many other factors all contributing to the development of resiliency within contemporary families.  Emphasis will be placed on family traits and practices which promote resiliency such as communication, organization, and stress management.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016, Noon – 1 p.m.,

Classrooms D & E (near Chapel on Third Floor), Akron Campus

Presented by Alan Kurzweil, LISW, Carebridge EAP Provider

Bring your lunch or a snack along, if you’d like!

Seating is limited so sign up today by contacting Mary Lynne Zahler
at ext. 34708 or at mzahler@chmca.org
To register, leave or send your name, extension, department, and the name of the program you plan to attend.

Note: If you cannot attend in-person, most of our health education programs are videotaped and posted online within a couple of weeks afterwards at www.akronchildrens.org/wellness.

About our presenter...

Alan Kurzweil is a licensed clinical social worker in practice at the Summit Center for Behavioral Health in Fairlawn, Ohio.  With over 30 years of experience, Alan provides comprehensive evaluations for the treatment of adolescents and adults with psychiatric disorders, problems of mood and functioning, relationship issues and family disruption.  Alan is affiliated with several employee assistance programs and managed care organizations.  Alan earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Allegheny College and his Masters of Social Science Administration degree from Case Western Reserve University. 

From: Judie Ryan.  This program is offered locally at Akron Children's Hospitall. Although, it is local to the Akron/Cleveland Oh area, you can check out the Note: above about the hospital's health education program videotapes and see it anyway or may be able to find some published information from the presenter, Alan Kurzwell. If you're local, come on down!

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