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PARENT TALKS: Defiant Tweens, Stressed Out Teens

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, September 14th, 2009 at 12:59 am in Parenting Issues.

20070910 Sag “Got Defiance? Get Compliance”
Sept. 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Walnut Creek Intermediate Library
Brown bag series panel discussion by parent educator Kim Koppenhaver-Klute. Sponsored by Walnut Creek Intermediate School and PTA. Free.

“Nurse Rona’s Book Club: The Philosophical Baby”
Sept. 20 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Rona Renner, RN, and guests discuss Alison Gopnik’s “The Philosophical Baby.”

“Communication Skills that Build Connection: A Workshop for Parents”
Sept. 30 at 7 p.m.Orinda Intermediate School – Multi Purpose Room. Workshop moderated by communications consultant Jamie Anderson. Sponsored by OIS. Free.

“Art and Skill of a Happy Marriage”
Oct. 10 from 1 to 5 p.m. Founders Grove, Lafayette
A couples workshop to revitalize your relationship and rediscover the joy of marriage, led by Catherine Freemire, LCSW, and Steven Freemire, MFT. ($169 per couple by Sept. 19, $199 after)

“Teens, Stress, Perfection and Mental Health: The Current Crisis for Girls (and Boys)”
Oct. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. Miramonte High School Theater, Orinda
Speaker: UC Berkeley psychology professor Stephen Hinshaw, author of “The Triple Bind.” Free.

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