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Children’s Preschool and Communication Program – Summer 2018

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Do you know a child who is experiencing challenges in developing or advancing their language skills?  The University Center for Language and Literacy Preschool and Communication Therapy (PACT) Program can help! PACT addresses the communication needs of children 2-4 years old, who are struggling to learn a language. Through a combination of individual and group therapies with licensed Speech-Language pathologists, children …

Feelings Through Fiction: A Book Club For Middle Schoolers – Summer 2018

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The University Center for the Child and Family is offering a summer book club for middle schoolers, ages 9 to 13. The book club, Feelings Through Fiction, will give participants tools to cope with the changes of middle school and, with the guidance of a licensed psychologist, provide an environment where they can safely work through any challenges they may …

Phonemic Awareness Session – Summer 2018

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The University Center for Language and Literacy is offering a special phonemic awareness session for 5-year-olds this summer. Phonemic awareness, the ability to notice and manipulate different units of sounds (phonemes), is a foundational skill necessary for reading and language development. In our program children will practice recognizing, generating, and combining sounds and syllables, with the guidance of our experienced …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – July 2018

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Join the University Center for the Child and Family (UCCF) for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, July 2, 2018. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields — and ensure your children are receiving the support they need — consider attending our free workshop. This program is …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – June 2018

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Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, June 4, 2018. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields and to ensure your children are receiving the support they need, consider attending our free workshop. This program is an approved alternative to the SMILE Program presented by the …

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Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Program

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Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an eight-week program in which participants meet in a group setting to learn cognitive behavioral techniques and mindfulness exercises designed to increase nonjudgmental, moment-to-moment awareness of bodily sensations, thoughts, and emotions. Participants use mindfulness to develop a new understanding and relationship with emotional and situational experiences, through using curiosity, acceptance, and compassion. The next …

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ADHD and Learning Disability Workshop Series – April 2018

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The University Center for the Child and Family’s popular free workshop series focused on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities (LD) returns! This free workshop series provides the parents of children with ADHD and/or learning disabilities with practical tips, resources, and guidance for supporting and advocating for children who face such challenges. You will also have the opportunity …

UMAC Aphasia Community Group - March 2018

U-M Aphasia Community (UMAC) Group – March 2018

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Join Us! A Communication Group Open to All in the Aphasia Community UMAC is a communication group that meets weekly offered by the University Center for Language and Literacy (UCLL) for those with aphasia. In this group, participants will meet others with aphasia while also boosting language skills. Groups are run by a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who prepares activities for varying …

Space Remaining in Social and Performance Anxiety Group – Winter 2018

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The University Psychological Clinic still has a few spots left in the winter CBT group for adults with social or performance anxiety. Participants will learn ways to reframe unhealthy thoughts and be supported as they work through their fears with experienced professionals. We are currently also taking referrals for these groups. We have a few slots available in both the …

New Group – BRACE to Help Teens Build Resilience

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The Building Resilience And Character strengths Everyday (BRACE) group will kick off starting in April 2018. BRACE is great for teenagers who are feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or sad/low, or who are looking to improve their lives and relationships. Participants will learn how to BRACE themselves and apply the principles of positive psychology to help build resilience and strength in everyday …

Parenting through separation and divorce workshop

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – April 2018

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Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, April 2. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields and to ensure your children are receiving the support they need, consider attending our free workshop in April. This program is an approved alternative to the SMILE Program presented by …

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Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – March 2018

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Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, March 5. Winter can be a difficult time of year in general. Add the stress of a major life change like separation or divorce, and it can complicate things further. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields …

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Self-Compassion Group Therapy – Winter 2018

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If you’re having a difficult time with managing painful emotions, self-criticism or feeling alone, the Psychological Clinic’s Self-Compassion group may be a good fit. The new session begins Tuesday, Feb. 8 and will run for eight weeks. The sessions are from 5-6:30 p.m. each week and are led by an experienced postdoctoral fellow with expertise in self-compassion and mindfulness modes …

Speaking American English Winter 2018

Speaking American English: A Communication Skills Workshop for English Language Learners – Winter 2018

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A Workshop to Enhance Student Communication Skills If English is not your first language, and you would like to work on being more confident in your use of American English, the University Center for Language and Literacy offers a special program to help build your communication skills. We use speech and language techniques technically known as accent reduction to help …

MARI Holiday Hours

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Please note that the Mary A. Rackham Institute (MARI) and its centers and clinic will be closed for the holidays, following the University of Michigan seasonal schedule from Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 to Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. All MARI Centers will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Please feel free to contact us during that time — …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – February 2018

Events, News, Parenting

Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, Feb. 5. Winter can be a difficult time of year in general. Add the stress of a major life change like separation or divorce, and it can complicate things further. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – December 2017

Events, News, Parenting

Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, Dec. 4. Holidays plus a stressful life transition like separation or divorce can take their toll on everyone in a family. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields and to ensure your children are receiving the support …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshops – November 2017

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Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, Nov. 6.  If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields and to ensure your children are receiving the support they need, consider attending one or several of our free sessions. This program is also an approved alternative to the SMILE …