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PARENT TALKS: Tweens, Teens and More

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, October 19th, 2009 at 3:52 pm in Parenting Issues.

Teens (Illustration by Charles Bloom/MCT) “The Emotional Side of Learning”
Oct. 25 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Second in a six-part series on navigating the middle and high school years. Rona Renner, RN, and guest Beth Samuelson, director of Walnut Creek’s SOS (Student Organizational Services), discuss ways to recognize the different pressures your teen is facing, how to stay connected and provide support and resources.

“Underage Drinking in Our Community”
Oct. 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. Miramonte High School Theater, Orinda
Panel discussion on the problem of underage drinking. Panelists include Orinda Police Chief Bill French, Miramonte Principal Adam Clark and medical experts. Free.

“Cyberbullying Community Forum”
Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. Community Presbyterian Church, 2800 Georgia St., Vallejo
A community forum for parents of teens and pre-teens, sponsored by the Benicia-Vallejo AAUW with speakers from the Benicia and Vallejo school districts and Napa AAUW Cyberbullying Task Force. Free.

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