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Free Community Meeting: Supporting Working Parents and Families

  • 22 Sep 2022
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Regency Square Branch Library - 9900 Regency Square Blvd, Jacksonville, FL, 32225
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Free Meeting: Supporting Working Parents and Families

Dr. Varallo Sims will take an interactive approach to helping attendees explore adaptive coping methods for various stressors to better empower their employees, especially working parents, and their families.

Attendees will learn:

  • Common signs of emotional distress in employees, parents, and children
  • Various coping methods that promote resilience in employees, working parents, and children
  • The goals of the “On Our Sleeves” campaign and how to access free resources to help increase overall mental well-being in families.

Lunch will be provided - Please RSVP to save your spot. Registering ahead of time is highly recommended and will speed up the registration process at the venue.

This meeting is free and open to the public.


11:30 am - 12:00 pm - Lunch & Networking

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Presentation

Francesca Varallo Sims, Psy.D.

Francesca Varallo Sims, Psy.D. is the Director of Education and Training for Baptist Health and Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Dr. Varallo Sims oversees programmatic and departmental operations of behavioral health education for providers of all disciplines. Prior to joining Baptist Health, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Health Psychology at UF Health Jacksonville, in affiliation with the University of Florida College of Medicine. There, she provided consultation and liaison psychological services within a Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center. Dr. Varallo Sims is also a professor of psychology, currently on adjunct faculty in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Florida State College of Jacksonville.

Thank you to our 2022 Title Sponsor!

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