8.25.21 CVS Class Recording and Handouts

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Family meals are associated with school success, lower rates of teen problems and an assortment of positive outcomes. Yet, parents find it hard to keep consistent mealtimes and often mistakenly use feeding and mealtimes to try to enforce healthy eating through unhealthy means. This class will provide parents best practices for feeding children that support both health and family connections.  

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Family meals are associated with school success, lower rates of teen problems and an assortment of positive outcomes. Yet, parents find it hard to keep consistent mealtimes and often mistakenly use feeding and mealtimes to try to enforce healthy eating through unhealthy means. This class will provide parents best practices for feeding children that support both health and family connections.  

8.24.21 Yum! Brands Class Recording and Handouts

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Are you concerned about what "back to school" will look like this fall?

Worried that your child may be unmotivated, stressed or just bored when it comes to school?

Don't want to spend another year nagging, coaxing and reminding?

Many parents feel concerned or overwhelmed about the start of school this year. How can you nurture your child’s emotional health during this transition while you support engagement in learning? This class will help support your child’s motivation in ways that work while providing compassion and understanding. You will discover how to advocate in meaningful ways when necessary. 

After this class you will be able to:

  • Identify and apply strategies to support your child's emotional well-being
  • Recognize and address your child’s academic progress and needs
  • Partner with your child and, as needed, your child's teacher to set up successful homework practices
  • Apply simple, practical methods of inspiring your child’s motivation without taking over
  • Identify when and how to contact a teacher about your child’s school challenges

Course Lessons

Are you concerned about what “back to school” will look like this fall?

Worried that your child may be unmotivated, stressed or just bored when it comes to school?

Don’t want to spend another year nagging, coaxing and reminding?

Many parents feel concerned or overwhelmed about the start of school this year. How can you nurture your child’s emotional health during this transition while you support engagement in learning? This class will help support your child’s motivation in ways that work while providing compassion and understanding. You will discover how to advocate in meaningful ways when necessary. 

After this class you will be able to:

  • Identify and apply strategies to support your child’s emotional well-being
  • Recognize and address your child’s academic progress and needs
  • Partner with your child and, as needed, your child’s teacher to set up successful homework practices
  • Apply simple, practical methods of inspiring your child’s motivation without taking over
  • Identify when and how to contact a teacher about your child’s school challenges

8.16.21 Public Class Recording and Handouts

Lesson Details

As children enter adolescence, they have a natural desire for independence. Teenagers’ desire for freedom can be scary for parents/caregivers, however, it is what gradually turns your adolescent into a healthy adult.  

Class participants will be able to: 

  • Recognize key factors in adolescent brain development that influence behavior 
  • Identify factors that make independence during adolescence “risky” 
  • Recognize the consequences of restricting independence  
  • Identify and apply steps in planning with teens for situations that strengthen the independence

Course Lessons

As children enter adolescence, they have a natural desire for independence. Teenagers’ desire for freedom can be scary for parents/caregivers, however, it is what gradually turns your adolescent into a healthy adult.  

Class participants will be able to: 

  • Recognize key factors in adolescent brain development that influence behavior 
  • Identify factors that make independence during adolescence “risky” 
  • Recognize the consequences of restricting independence  
  • Identify and apply steps in planning with teens for situations that strengthen the independence

Husky Health: Talking with Teens

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Studies show that youth who feel they can talk with their parents are less likely to engage in risky behaviors such as promiscuity, using substances, violence, etc. Talking isn’t lecturing and this class will strengthen your listening as well as talking skills in ways that will help protect your teens and maybe even save your sanity.

Course Lessons

Studies show that youth who feel they can talk with their parents are less likely to engage in risky behaviors such as promiscuity, using substances, violence, etc. Talking isn’t lecturing and this class will strengthen your listening as well as talking skills in ways that will help protect your teens and maybe even save your sanity.

9.15.21 Skillsoft Class Recording & Handouts

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Raising healthy children with an ability to sustain meaningful relationships is a challenge even in the most ideal situations. Add on hormones, attitude, personality, technology and shelter-in-place - welcome to the tween and teen years! This interactive online class will include a conversation about parenting the independent, emerging adult while still nurturing the playful child within.   

We will talk specifically about building relationships during this very unpredictable time. You will have the opportunity to explore making stronger connections through conversation and confrontation in the context of real-life situations. Participants will be able to: 

  • Initiate and maintain an open dialogue 
  • Support your child’s social life 
  • Broach the difficult subjects

Course Lessons

Raising healthy children with an ability to sustain meaningful relationships is a challenge even in the most ideal situations. Add on hormones, attitude, personality, technology and shelter-in-place – welcome to the tween and teen years! This interactive online class will include a conversation about parenting the independent, emerging adult while still nurturing the playful child within.   

We will talk specifically about building relationships during this very unpredictable time. You will have the opportunity to explore making stronger connections through conversation and confrontation in the context of real-life situations. Participants will be able to: 

  • Initiate and maintain an open dialogue 
  • Support your child’s social life 
  • Broach the difficult subjects

What Our Students Need: The Power of Identity Phase 2

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Reflective Practice in Action to Elicit Deeper Understanding Phase 2

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Help Students Feel Safe in Challenging Times

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It can be a challenge to help your students feel safe during a worldwide pandemic when educational settings are often shifting and the media constantly display fearful events. Children are especially at risk if they have not learned skills to cope with fear and other stressors. It is important for educators to recognize that we are one of the influential filters through which our students see the world.

After this session, educators will be able to:

  • Apply approaches to develop perspective during difficult times
  • Recognize symptoms of anxiety and stress
  • Recognize the nature of trauma and the importance of mental health
  • Recognize the importance of routine and other practical strategies to support wellbeing and its impact on learning
  • Apply strategies to introduce and practice selfcare with students

Course Lessons

It can be a challenge to help your students feel safe during a worldwide pandemic when educational settings are often shifting and the media constantly display fearful events. Children are especially at risk if they have not learned skills to cope with fear and other stressors. It is important for educators to recognize that we are one of the influential filters through which our students see the world.

After this session, educators will be able to:

  • Apply approaches to develop perspective during difficult times
  • Recognize symptoms of anxiety and stress
  • Recognize the nature of trauma and the importance of mental health
  • Recognize the importance of routine and other practical strategies to support wellbeing and its impact on learning
  • Apply strategies to introduce and practice selfcare with students

Language Matters! Give Feedback that Changes Brains Phase 2

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Use Everyday Conversations to Nurture Character

Lesson Details

Raising healthy children with an ability to sustain meaningful relationships is a challenge even in the most ideal situations. Add on hormones, attitude, personality, technology and shelter-in-place - welcome to the tween and teen years! This interactive online class will include a conversation about parenting the independent, emerging adult while still nurturing the playful child within.  

We will talk specifically about building relationships during this very unpredictable time. You will have the opportunity to explore making stronger connections through conversation and confrontation in the context of real-life situations. Participants will be able to:

  • Initiate and maintain an open dialogue
  • Support your child’s social life
  • Broach the difficult subjects

Course Lessons

Raising healthy children with an ability to sustain meaningful relationships is a challenge even in the most ideal situations. Add on hormones, attitude, personality, technology and shelter-in-place – welcome to the tween and teen years! This interactive online class will include a conversation about parenting the independent, emerging adult while still nurturing the playful child within.  

We will talk specifically about building relationships during this very unpredictable time. You will have the opportunity to explore making stronger connections through conversation and confrontation in the context of real-life situations. Participants will be able to:

  • Initiate and maintain an open dialogue
  • Support your child’s social life
  • Broach the difficult subjects