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The Art of Comforting   NEW!

Have you ever wanted to comfort someone, but worried about saying the wrong thing? When called to comfort others, we may feel empathy and care deeply, but sometimes what to best say or do can elude us. Whether you are a caregiver, friend, family, or professional, this lecture is for anyone who may need to reach out to others who are in distress. We will explore how to put compassion into action with practical examples of comforting at work and at home. The lecturer, a counselor with over 20 years of experience, will review recent research on empathy, grief, and social support, and together, we will examine best practices for how to be helpful when times are hard.

 

Classes will not be in session

Monday, November 11, 2019 (Veterans Day)
Wednesday evening -Saturday, November 27-30, 2019 (Thanksgiving)
Monday, January 20, 2020 (MLK Day)
Monday – Saturday, February 17-22, 2020 (February Vacation)

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Administrative Office: 2 Clark Road, Brookline, MA 02445
Brookline High School (Evenings and Saturday): 115 Greenough Street, Brookline, MA 02445
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 150, Brookline, MA 02446
Email: bacep@psbma.org
Telephone: 617-730-2700
Fax: 617-730-2674

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– Monday-Friday: 8:30am – 4:30 pm
Brookline High
– Monday-Thursday: 4:30pm – 9:30pm and
Saturday: 8:30am – 2:00pm
Please note: hours may change during the summer and holiday/vacation weeks.

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