2016-2017 Schedule of Upcoming Parent Workshops
This year's series has ended. We will be working over the next few months on the 2017-18 series. Stay tuned!
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Project Resilience is a collaboration with Ridgefield Public Schools, Ridgefield Council of PTA’s, Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield Youth Commission, Books on Common, Project Resilience, Town Vibe and Silver Hill Hospital.
April 4, 2017
Tweets, Sexts and Taunts: What Parents Need to Know About Teens and Social Media
Tom Dardis, Ridgefield Police Department
Tim Salem, Principal, Scotts Ridge Middle School
Robert Miller, Ed.D., RPS Dir. of Technology
Colleen Keenan: Student, RHS
Chris Parrot, M.Sc.: President, YourSelf Series
February 22, 2017
The A to Zzzz's of Managing Sleep with Kids and Teens
Jose Mendez, M.D.
Susan Lasky, D.O., FAAP
Lisa Ipp, M.D. : presentation slides
February 7, 2017
“Interning for Adulthood: Essential Skills Teens Need to Succeed in Adulthood”
January 24, 2017
“How to Raise an Adult:
Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success”
Best-selling author and dean at Stanford University will discuss the crucial skills necessary for success in college and beyond.
December 1, 2016
“When Kids Won’t Go: Coping with School Avoidance and Anxiety
Aaron Krasner, M.D.; Silver Hill Hospital
November 1, 2016
"Sexting, and Hooking Up: Talking With Your Teen About Sex and Healthy Relationships"
Kate Ott, author of Sex + Faith: Talking to Your Child from Birth to Adolescence; book sale/signing
Anne Rodwell-Lawton, Director of Education, Women’s Center of Greater Danbury
Download the Handout: Online sites to bookmark on sex and healthy relationships
October 4, 2016
“Stress Busters: Teaching Your Kids to Cope Effectively”
Tracy Masella, LCSW (Silver Hill), Leslie Cohen-Rubury, LCSW;
Elizabeth Archibald, MPH, RD; Kristin Kleis (Ridgefield Public Schools)
September 27, 2016
“The World of Work: Getting Your Teen Ready Begins Now”
Jeffrey Selingo, author of “There Is Life After College” with book sale and signing