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Thriving in the face of adversity requires a resilience that many of us either haven't acquired or honed. With the COVID-19 pandemic and national issues continuing to generate uncertainty, this course provides an opportunity for you to explore how elements of a mindfulness practice can help you and your family navigate life's challenges more successfully.
Nurturing resilience is important at any age and is an ongoing process. This course will be particularly helpful for :
An instructor in the human development and family sciences program at OSU-Cascades, Lura Reed is passionate about the success of her students and excited to have community participate in her classes.
She has taught courses in group counseling procedures, developmental perspectives in counseling, early childhood environments, family studies, parent education, families and poverty, directed experience in early childhood, family, school, community collaboration, critical thinking in human development and family sciences, adolescent development, and a course called "How to Thrive."
Before joining OSU-Cascades in 2004, Lura taught at Olympic College in Bremerton, Washington. She holds a bachelor's degree in psychology, and a master's degree and Ph.D. in clinical psychology.