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Peace in Schools: Why Mindfulness Education Matters

Janice Martellucci

May 10, 2024

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

Join Janice Martellucci, Executive Director of the non-profit Peace in Schools, to learn more about their groundbreaking programs and why mindfulness is a highly effective antidote to teen suffering and isolation.

Empowered and Equipped: A Personal Perspective of Neurodiversity

David Flink, MA

May 9, 2024

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

What does it mean to be a “different thinker” or to identify as neurodiverse? By sharing his own experiences with dyslexia and ADHD, David Flink, founder and CEO of Eye to Eye, provides insight into the power of mentoring, community, and allyship in the lives of Different Thinkers.

Preparando a mi estudiante para el verano - Foro de padres #36 (español)

Edwin Fernández, LCSW, One Life Counseling Center

May 7, 2024

Pláticas en Español

En esta charla Edwin Fernández, LCSW, One Life Counseling Center, abordará tres áreas que son importantes para mantener a nuestros estudiantes interesados y listos para el próximo año escolar: diversión, conexión, y preparación.

Realistic Self-Care for Parents and Caregivers - Parent Forum #32 (English)

Eran Magen, PhD

May 3, 2024

Parent-Child Communication, Mental Health and Well-Being

As a parent or caregiver, how can you create realistic self-care practices, strategies, and behaviors? Communication expert Eran Magen, PhD, is a population health psychologist and the founder of Parenting for Humans, a relationship-first, judgment-free approach to parenting.

Project UnLonely: Healing the Crisis of Disconnection

Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH

April 26, 2024

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

In his book, "Project UnLonely: Healing Our Crisis of Disconnection," Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH, unpacks our personal and national experience of loneliness to discover its roots and take steps to find comfort and connection.

Cyberbullying Prevention: Navigating the Intersection of AI, Social Media, and Digital Ethics

Sameer Hinduja, PhD

April 25, 2024

Digital Media and Technology, Mental Health and Well-Being, Social-Emotional Learning

Sameer Hinduja, PhD, cyberbullying expert, shares "best practices" around cyberbullying, artificial intelligence (AI), and safe social media use that can be implemented in your home and family.

Helping Young People Lead Lives of Purpose

Kendall Cotton Bronk, PhD

April 24, 2024

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

Drawing on nearly two decades of research, Kendall Cotton Bronk, PhD, explores: What is purpose? Why does it matter? And, how can we — as parents and caregivers — help our children discover their purpose in life?

Understanding the Tweenage Brain

Deborah Farmer Kris

April 16, 2024

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

The tween years are a messy, magical, misunderstood period of child development. Deborah Farmer Kris, author, parenting expert, and founder of Parenthood365, will help demystify this amazing and sometimes challenging time of child development.

Design Social Change: Take Action, Work toward Equity, and Challenge the Status Quo

Lesley-Ann Noel, PhD

April 12, 2024

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

Designer and educator Lesley-Ann Noel, PhD, shares the essential design strategies for creating lasting social impact. Her new book, "Design Social Change" (Stanford d.school), offers the tools to consider your history, personality, ethics, and goals for a better future.

Changing Perspectives: Understanding Inclusion, Ableism, and Neurodiversity

Sam Drazin

March 26, 2024

Mental Health and Well-Being, Social Justice

Students who feel safe and supported by adults at home and school are better able to learn. In this workshop, nationally recognized educator Sam Drazin will offer strategies to help parents/caregivers and educators create more equitable, empathetic, and inclusive communities.

Mastering the Art of Constructive Feedback -
Parent Forum #31 (English)

Eran Magen, PhD

March 22, 2024

Parent-Child Communication, Social-Emotional Learning

How can you offer constructive feedback to your kids (without the eye roll)? Communication expert Eran Magen, PhD, is a population health psychologist and the founder of Parenting for Humans, a relationship-first, judgment-free approach to parenting.

The Power of Quiet: Rescuing Solitude in a Distracted, Extroverted World

Heidi Kasevich, PhD

March 21, 2024

Social-Emotional Learning, Health and Wellness

More than ever, it is critical to tap into the power of quiet in our lives. Leadership educator Heidi Kasevich, PhD, examines the benefits of solitude, for both introverts and extroverts alike, and explore strategies to enhance our collective well-being with quiet times and spaces.

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