|Parenting in the time of COVID: Finding Peace During the Pandemic
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Presented by OAAP/OWLS Working Parents Committee – ZOOM
Many members of our legal community find this time to be incredibly challenging, stressful, and bordering on unmanageable some days. For those of us parenting, the events of 2020 are creating challenges we never anticipated.
Please join us as we discuss strategies to help children and teens with the struggles of the pandemic and look at resources for parents to attend to their own coping skills.
OAAP Attorney Counselor, Kyra Hazilla, JD, LCSW, will be facilitating a multi-part series called “Finding Peace During the Pandemic”. Part 2 “Parenting in the Time of COVID” will be co-facilitated with Caty Buckley, MSW, LCSW a parenting educator, therapist, and school counselor.
Lawyers who attend this one-hour presentation will:
- Learn how children are experiencing the pandemic based on their developmental stage.
- Learn strategies to take care of ourselves and our children during this time of working and schooling from home.
- Learn strategies for parenting in times of stress.
- Learn about resilience and resources and how we can make the best use of both during this challenging time.
About the Presenters:
Kyra M. Hazilla, JD, LCSW, is an attorney counselor with the Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP). Kyra is a 2006 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School (JD) and School of Social Work (MSW), and studied psychology and music at Vassar College (BA, 2002). She was a public defender practicing juvenile law for most of her legal career, advocating for children and families struggling with myriad challenges. She is a trained counselor having completed more than 3,500 postgraduate social service hours, whose experience includes crisis intervention, working with victims of sexual assault, drug and alcohol dependency, and many years helping domestic violence survivors and their children.
503-226-1057, ext. 13
Caty Buckley, LCSW
Parenting educator, therapist, high school counselor
Caty has spent over 20 years working with children and families. She currently provides mental
health services to teens at a local high school as well as providing counseling services to tweens and teens in her
private practice in NE Portland. She has been a parent coach/educator since 2011. Caty also is a parent to a middle schooler and a high schooler, so has a lot of opportunity to “practice” all the parenting strategies!