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PARENT TALKS: Cybersafety & Tween Stress

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, March 24th, 2008 at 9:09 am in Parenting Issues.

Spy “Child Exploitation on the Internet”
March 27 at 11:30 a.m. at Walnut Creek Intermediate. Brown bag talk by cybersafety expert and police officer Steve DeWarns; sponsored by WCI and Acalanes’ “Surviving the Tweens” series. (Free.)

“Adolescents and Healthy Eating”
March 27 at 7 p.m. at Joaquin Moraga Intermediate. Speaker: Dr. Jane Fowler. Sponsored by Moraga Parent Ed. (Free, but rsvp)

“Childhood Matters: Academic Stress in the Pre-teen Years”
March 30 at 9 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and 105.1 KOCN-FM. Rona Renner and Denise Pope, founder of Stanford University’s “SOS: Stressed Out Students,” discuss childhood stress.

“Mt. Diablo Community Meetings”
April 1 at 7 p.m. at Sequoia Middle School, Pleasant Hill
First of six sessions with Mt. Diablo parents, school board members and district administrators to discuss any K-12 concerns. Other dates: Foothill Middle (April 3), Oak Grove (April 17), Pine Hollow (April 29) and Mt. Diablo High (May 6).

“How to Talk So Kids Will Listen”
Wednesday workshops April 9-May 7, 7-9 p.m., North Berkeley
Speaker: Parent educator Julie King ($186 incl. workbook)

“Positive Communication and Discipline”
April 16 at 7 p.m., Murwood Elementary, Walnut Creek
Speaker: Kim Koppenhave-Klute, parent educator
Co-sponsored by the Murwood PTA and Acalanes. (Free, but rsvp)

“Friends Not Rivals”
April 17 at noon, Walnut Creek Intermediate
High school student panel discussion on developing and maintaining friendships through the middle and high school years, moderated by Ellen Peterson, MA, DVC Instructor. Sponsored by WCI and Acalanes’ “Surviving the Tweens” series. (Free)

“Double Talk for Twins”
Starts April 17, Thursday night workshops for parents of multiples led by parent educator Karen Pollak.
($260/310 for 8-week course)

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