Old Town Hall Lecture Explores Raising Children in a Toxic Culture

Posted: November 19, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Ashleigh Puryear

“How to Teach and Raise Emotionally Healthy Children in a Toxic Culture” is the topic of the next Old Town Hall Lecture tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. The event is cosponsored by George Mason, the City of Fairfax, and the American Association of University Women.

Cheryl Bartholomew, professor of women’s studies, is the featured speaker. Bartholomew earned her Ph.D. from Syracuse University and is a licensed professional counselor. She has taught courses ranging from career development to female behavior for more than 26 years. Bartholomew has served as the director of Community Career Counseling Center in Oswego, N.Y., and is on the editorial boards of the National Journal of Counseling and Development and the Arizona Counseling Journal. Bartholomew has also been a recipient of the National Curriculum Development Award from the American Educational Research Association.

The lecture is held on the second floor of Old Town Hall, at the corner of University Drive and Main Street in the City of Fairfax. It is free and open to the public, and refreshments are provided. Free parking is available in the lot on the corner of University Drive and North Street. For more information, call Traci Claar at (703) 993-8846.

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