The teachers were patient and knowledgeable, and very good at teaching on all levels. – Building Family Participant
The world today meets us at the door with challenges that range from confusing and scary to straight up dangerous. These workshops will impart you with knowledge from the incessantly evolving worlds of social media, bullying, gangs, and drugs.
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This workshop will examine the roots, causes and effects of bullying and introduce characteristics of bullies, bystanders and victims. Participants will learn strategies that promote empathy and awareness to support a bully-free environment in their child’s life.
Participants will explore how our students’ generation is communicating with one another and the real messages being sent behind the computer screen. This workshop provides information on cyber networking to parents, guardians and teachers and offers ways to guard against on-line victimization, cyber harassment and dangerous chat rooms.
Participants will learn how to keep their children safe by identifying the signs of gang behavior in their school and community. Participants will also explore strategies to communicate effectively with their child on these issues.
Participants will learn how to keep their children safe by identifying the signs of drug use as well as the potential effects. Participants will learn how to communicate effectively with their child about substance abuse.