Parents are invited to attend Get Connected parent sessions in November where they can network with other parents while learning about positive parenting.
The sessions for parents whose students are in grades 4K-5 are Nov. 9 and 16. Karin Beal, a behavior management specialist at Roger’s Memorial Hospital and Child-Adolescent Intake Center, will talk about various ways to effectively discipline children.
Topic: “Discipline: A Bag Full of Tricks”
Level: K-4 through 5
Place: Willow Springs Learning Center
W220 N6660 Town Line Road, Menomonee Falls
Time: 11:45 a.m. -12:30 p.m. on Nov. 9
7 p.m.-8 p.m. on Nov. 16
Parents whose children are in grades 6-12 are invited to learn about normal adolescent behaviors and how to recognize those that signify children may be in trouble on Nov. 9. Stephany Albert, a licensed clinical social worker from Roger’s Memorial Hospital and Child-Adolescent In-Patient Unit, will present.
Topic: “Adolescent Changes and Warning Signs”
Place: Templeton Middle School Large Group Area
W22490 Silver Spring Road, Sussex
Time: 7-8:30 p.m. on Nov. 9
The programs are free and open to the public. The Get Connected Parent Network is designed to help parents navigate children through their school years by providing age-appropriate information, networking with other parents, presentations from professionals, and guidance and support.
For more information about the Get Connected Program, please contact Kristin Hasbrook at (262) 246-1973 ext. 1128.