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PARENT TALKS: Sexting, Autism & Other Topics

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, March 29th, 2010 at 5:47 am in Uncategorized.

text Internet & Teens: Parenting in the Age of Sexting, Gaming & Facebook
April 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. Children’s Health Council, Palo Alto
A panel of psychiatrists and youth leaders discuss teens, preteens and parenting in the Internet age. This parenting class is free, but pre-registration is required. Call 650.688.3675 or e-mail parented@chconline.org.

Childhood Matters: Mindful Parenting
April 4 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Nurse Rona and panelists discuss parenting issues.

Children & Sexual Abuse Prevention
April 11 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Nurse Rona and Rhonda James, executive director of Community Violence Solutions, discuss sexual abuse prevention and offer tips on when parents should worry.

Inborn Temperament: Understanding Differences
April 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Temperament expert Helen Neville helps parents see and appreciate their baby or young child’s (ages 0-5) particular combination of inborn traits.

Your Adolescent and Drugs: Communication and the Brain
April 14 at 7 p.m., Campolindo High Library, Moraga
A talk for parents by Ralph Cantor, sponsored by Acalanes Adult Ed.

Teaching Children to Respect the Earth
April 18 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org. Nurse Rona and guests discuss the meaning of Earth Day.

Preparing Parents for the College Transition
April 19 at 7 p.m., Miramonte High Theater, Orinda
A talk for parents by Maisha Beasley, St. Mary’s College parent liaison, sponsored by Acalanes Adult Ed.

Free Parent Workshop on Autistic Spectrum Disorder & Kids
Four Wednesday evenings, April 21-May 12, 7-9 p.m. Marin City
“How to talk so kids with ASD will listen, and listen so you hear” workshop for parents of kids ages 2-5, by Julie King and Dr. Ilene Lee, autism specialist. Free, but space is limited. Register at 415-939-3553 or julie@julieking.org.

Teaching Kids about Dollars, Sense, and Saving
April 25 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on Childhoodmatters.org.
Join Nurse Rona, Bank of the West branch manager Kathaleen Miller and Kathryn Price, senior vice president of Junior Achievement of the Silicon Valley, as they discuss kid-friendly ideas to teach saving, spending, and philanthropy.

East Bay College Connection Fair
May 8 from 1 to 4:30 p.m., St. Mary’s College, Moraga
Hundreds of college representatives are available at the fair as well as workshops on the application process, financial aid,and being a student-athlete. Free.

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