Thursday, September 23, 2010

Two Important Parent Workshops in October!

Youth Connect is partnering with Laughlin Children's Center, Sewickley Academy, and Quaker Valley School District on two parent workshops in October.
On Monday, 11 October, beginning at 6:30, Dr. Donna Bednarek and Dr. Lenore Melmeyer, two of Laughlin's licensed psychologists, will present PAY ATTENTION: A Parent Overview of ADHD and Other Attention Issues. The presentation will take place at the Center, 424 Frederick Avenue, Sewickley. It is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Please call 412.741.4087 or email to reserve a seat. THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL; NO FURTHER REGISTRATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED, BUT INTERESTED PARENTS SHOULD CONTACT LAUGHLIN CHILDREN'S CENTER TO RECEIVE A COPY OF THE HANDOUTS AND SIGN UP FOR NOTIFICATION OF THE SPRING ADHD WORKSHOP.

In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month, Youth Connect, in conjunction with the QVSD and SA will be hosting a Parent Education presentation entitled: BULLYING: What We See and What We Do. This informational session will be held on October 21, 2010 from 7:00-9:00pm in the Quaker Valley High School Auditorium. A formal presentation will be provided by elementary level and secondary level guidance counselors and administrators followed by more informal discussion. Topics to be covered will include perception data gathered from teachers and students regarding bullying, relational aggression, exclusion, and proactive approaches to a respectful school environment, and how parents can set positive examples of social inclusion, among others. No RSVP is required.

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