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Oral Health Matters!

Bonnie Jue, DDS | Founder, Sonrisas Dental Health

November 16, 2023

Health and Wellness

Dr. Bonnie Jue, a dentist for over 30 years, enjoys educating families about how caring for their dental health can help improve their overall health.

Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture

Virginia Sole-Smith | Author, Journalist, and Podcaster

November 15, 2023

Social Justice, Mental Health and Well-Being, Social-Emotional Learning, Parent-Child Communication

In her New York Times bestselling book, "Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture," journalist and author Virginia Sole-Smith exposes the fatphobia and body shaming that kids face from school, sports, doctors, and diet culture.

Finally Seen: A Conversation with Author Kelly Yang

Kelly Yang | Author, FINALLY SEEN and FRONT DESK Series

November 14, 2023

Social Justice, Social-Emotional Learning

Kelly Yang is the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of FINALLY SEEN, NEW FROM HERE, and the FRONT DESK series. She is the winner of the 2019 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature and the Parents’ Choice Gold Medal for Fiction for Front Desk.

Parent Forum #27 (English) l How to Talk With Your Kids About Violence and War

Eran Magen, PhD | Founder, Parenting for Humans

November 10, 2023

Parent-Child Communication, Mental Health and Well-Being

In these unsettled times, how can you talk with your kids about violence and war? Eran Magen, PhD, is a population health psychologist and the founder of Parenting for Humans, a organization that supports a relationship-first, judgment-free approach to parenting

What Happened to You? A Conversation on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing

Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD | Author, Principal, Neurosequential Network

November 9, 2023

Mental Health and Well-Being

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Renowned brain and trauma expert Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD, presents "What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing." In his #1 NY Times bestselling book co-authored with Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Perry offers a groundbreaking shift from asking “What’s wrong with you?” to “What happened to you?”

College Admission: What Really Matters?

Laura Stratton, Scripps College l Gabrielle McColgan, Castilleja School l Alice Kleeman, College Advisor (Retired)

November 2, 2023

College Planning and Admission

Which factors make the most difference in college-admission decisions? College admission experts Laura Stratton (Scripps College) and Gabrielle McColgan (Castilleja School) offer a dynamic discussion about what really matters in college admission. The answers might surprise you!

¡La salud dental importa! (español)

Brenda Barrientos | Hygienist, Sonrisas Dental Health

November 1, 2023

Pláticas en Español, Health and Wellness

¿Sabía que la salud dental de los niños puede afectar su salud física y su desarrollo? Brenda Barrientos es una higienista dental registrada con Sonrisas Salud Dental que tiene una maestría de UCSF en Higiene Dental con enfoque en Educación y Salud Pública.

My Body to Love: Arjun's Story (Talking With Teens About Sex Across Cultures)

Mankar Mankar Deb, Filmmaker | Arjun Sheth, Senior Health Educator l Vanessa Kellam, Sexuality Educator

October 26, 2023

Mental Health and Well-Being

In MY BODY TO LOVE, Emmy award-winning filmmaker Preeti Mankar Deb offers three short documentary films that profile young, diverse Californians coming into their sexuality.
-- Arjun's story: A gay South Asian male comes out to his parents, touching upon the need for education and LGBTQ+ awareness for parents and teens

Whole Child, Whole Life: 10 Ways to Help Kids Live, Learn & Thrive

Stephanie Malia Krauss | Educator, Social Worker, and Author

October 25, 2023

Mental Health and Well-Being, Health and Wellness, Social-Emotional Learning

Uncertainty and disruption have created a youth mental health crisis that requires all hands on deck. In her new book, Whole Child, Whole Life: 10 Ways to Help Kids Live, Learn & Thrive, author Stephanie Malia Krauss offers scientifically-grounded methods to support young people’s well-being.

Parent Forum #26 (English) l Strengthening Trust and Goodwill with Your Child/Teen

Eran Magen, PhD l Founder, Parenting for Humans

October 13, 2023

Parent-Child Communication

How can you strengthen parent-child relationships that encourage trust and goodwill? What kind of communication supports the development of trusting, caring relationships? Eran Magen, PhD, is a population health psychologist and the founder of Parenting for Humans, a organization that supports a relationship-first, judgment-free approach to parenting.

Work, Parent, Thrive: Rethinking Rest

Yael Schonbrun, PhD | Author and Researcher

October 12, 2023

Mental Health and Well-Being

How do we find rest in our busy, daily lives as parents, caregivers, and community members? In this webinar, clinical psychologist Yael Schonbrun, PhD, author of "Work, Parent, Thrive," offers science-based strategies to help families manage the balance of work, play, and parenting.

Brain Trauma, Concussion, and CTE:
What Should Families Know?

Samantha Bureau, PhD | Neuroscientist, Concussion Legacy Foundation

October 10, 2023

Health and Wellness

Neuroscientist Samantha Bureau, PhD, Concussion Legacy Foundation, offers professional expertise on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in youth. This Community Forum on brain trauma, concussion, and CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) is presented by the Sequoia Healthcare District.

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