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.


Past Presentations


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.

Julie Lythcott-Haims



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