Dr. Larissa Duncan to Present at Upcoming Conference in Seattle

Larissa_webUCSF Osher Center researcher Larissa Duncan, PhD, will be presenting “The role of self-compassion in mindful parenting: A pilot RCT of the Listening Mothers program” at the 2015 University of Washington Center for Child and Family Well-being conference April 17-18 in Seattle, Washington.

This meeting will bring together researchers and practitioners whose work promotes the well-being of children and families through mindfulness.  The latest research findings and their applications will be presented, with rich opportunities for networking and discussion. The focus is on advancing the science of mindfulness to enhance children’s, parents’, caregivers’, educators’ and practitioners’ empathy, compassion, and self-regulation, and supporting caregivers’ stress-management, responsiveness, and consistency in their interactions with children, enhancing children’s well-being.

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