Have you ever heard someone say "They never taught us to do this."
Well. I've definitely said it before and I feel like it's gonna happen when I have kids too. There are so many things you may not know or just out right have to teach yourself.
In a press release from TMI I learned about something that may help parents get some advice on social media, college prep and maintaining peace at home... and it's free!
(River Forest, IL) It is with great excitement that the Student Services Department will host Trinity High School’s very first Parent Institute on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 9:00AM to 12:15PM. Join parents, community members, and professionals to learn about issues facing today’s youth. Trinity’s Parent Institute engages experts, parents, and school staff to become proactive and informed in pursuit of the mutual goal to strengthen our community.
The Parent Institute is an educational conference dedicated to presenting distinguished professionals and experts who will speak on issues facing today’s youth. The program was designed to enhance our students’ social and emotional learning, encourage responsible decision making, foster positive growth and development, and promote respectful relationships as we encourage families to engage in dialogue around these very important topics.
This event is free of charge and open to the community.
Conquering College Costs, Keynote Presentation by author Frank Palmisani
What You Need to Know About Teens & Vaping, by Cathy Joyce, M.D., Advocate Health
Creating a Peaceful Family, by Steve Parker, LMFT, THRIVE Counseling Center
A Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety for Children and Teens, by Kathleen McGowan, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force
Social Media and Technology: The Effect on Families, by Heidi Hamernik, PhD and Isaac Lopez, LCSW, THRIVE Counseling Center