Posted on 02 October 2014.
2014-2015 PARENT EDUCATION SPEAKERS SERIES
Sessions will be held at Cedar Springs High School
auditorium 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Sessions are open to parents, students and community members.
• October 21 – Y do You Hate Me? (Anti-Bullying)Jeff Veley, President –Where Are You Going Productions
Jeff Veley is a former troubled teen turned award-winning youth speaker with a powerful message for students, parents, and educators. He engages diverse audiences through illusions, clean comedy, and speaking on topics like bullying and healthy relationships. Target Audience (K-12)
• November 18 – Online Safety for Youth
Nic Bottomley, LMSW, ASOTP Therapist Family Division 17th Circuit Court
An overview of the ongoing media revolution and the risks our youth face online. We will discuss what parents can do to help keep their children safe. Target audience (6-12)
• February 24 - Languages of Love
Anne King, Teacher & Motivation Consultant
There are five basic love languages – five ways to express love emotionally. Each person has a primary love language that we must learn to speak if we want that person to feel loved. Learn to identify your language, the language of your family members and how to best relate to your child. Target audience (K-12)
• April 21 – Emerging Drug Trends
Heidi Denton, MSW Allegan County Community Mental Health
Navigating the teen years has never been more challenging. This presentation goes beyond the basic drug facts and will talk about new drugs, where youth are learning about these new drugs and how to engage in heart-to-heart talks about drugs. Target Audience (6-12)