Florida Tech Presents Free Lecture for Parents on Helping Overweight Children

MELBOURNE, FLA.—Community Psychological Services of Florida Institute of Technology presents free workshops on a variety of topics. Coming up on July 11, 5:30-7 p.m., will be “It’s More Than Just the Weight: How Parents Can Help Their Overweight Children.” The presentation will be held in The Scott Center for Autism, Room 220, on campus. No registration is necessary.

The workshop will focus on teaching parents of elementary school children a variety of skills to aid their overweight child in overcoming the unique difficulties they may encounter. Parents will gain an understanding of the physical and psychological components of childhood obesity and will also learn techniques to help their family make lifestyle changes that can mean a big difference for the child as well as the entire family. Parents will also be taught valuable skills to enhance their communication and relationships with their child and family.

For more information, call Community Psychological Services at (321) 674-8106, ext. 2.

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