Parent Workshop: Executive Function Through a Family Lens

Executive Function and self-regulation are important skills for success in school and in life. Participants in this workshop will examine child and parent executive function strengths and weaknesses and how they impact parenting practices, child development and family life. In this two-session workshop, we will share strategies to develop working memory, goal setting, stress tolerance, organization/ planning skills and self-control.

Presented by Ackerman’s Special Needs Project, this workshop aims to promote family resilience as parents deal with the challenges they encounter while raising a child with special needs.


Judi Aronowitz, RN, LCSW,
is trained in child and adolescent psychotherapy with over 15 years of experience working with parents and children with complicated developmental and emotional issues.  She is a supervising therapist at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Child and Adolescent Clinic.

Tracy Ross, LCSW, is a couples and family therapist with extensive experience working with adults and children with ADHD and social/emotional issues.  As a divorce counselor, she helps devise strategies and parenting plans for post divorce family life.  She has a private practice in Manhattan.

Date:  Tuesdays, April 10 and 17, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Tuition: $60


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This parent workshop is not eligible for continuing education credits. For more information, please contact:

Brenda Nikelsberg
212 879-4900, ext 108
bnikelsberg@ackerman.org