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FAMILY UNIVERSITY

CCSD 46 Presents - Family University Workshops and Presentations
These informative family workshops are provided FREE of charge and are open to the community. For in-person presentations, childcare is provided for potty-trained children. Please register to reserve a spot for childcare at the phone number or link provided below.




SAVE THE DATES

Mark your calendars for these upcoming Family University webinars with Erin Walsh!

     • October 13, 2020: Learning at Home: Dreams, Realities, and Survival Strategies

     • November 10, 2020: Stress and the Brain: Helping Kids Cope

     • December 1, 2020: Building Your Family’s Stress Recovery and Resilience Toolkit


Anote en su calendario estos próximos talleres virtulales de la Universidad para familias (Family University) con Erin Walsh!

     • Octubre 13, 2020: Aprendiendo en casa: Sueños, realidades y estrategias de supervivencia

     • Noviembre 10, 2020: El estrés y el cerebro: Cómo ayudar a los niños a enfrentar situaciones

     • Diciembre 1, 2020: Como desarrollar un botiquín de recuperación del estrés y resistencia para su familia






PAST PRESENATIONS

Talking to Kids About Race, Racism, and Identity
Erin Walsh
Program Date: September 15, 2020
Online Zoom Webinar

Children begin learning race right away, influenced not only by family but also by cultural institutions, media, and social observation. This workshop translates the latest research in child development into easy-to-understand language to help families see how children "learn race" and identify doable and concrete strategies for disrupting racism in our beliefs, interactions, and systems and building positive identites.

MEDIA
Flyer: English | Español

Presentation Slides: Talking to Kids About Race and Racism.pdf

Video: A YouTube video replay is now available for those who were unable to watch the "Talking to Kids about Race, Racism, and Identity" live webinar. Once you have watched the webinar, you may provide feedback by completing this short survey.

YouTube Replay 00:59:40

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
Smithsonian Talking About Race Portal:
Talking About Race

Common Sense Media - Media Resources About Race and Racism:
Common Sense Media Resources About Race and Racism

How White Parents Can Use Media to Raise Anti-Racist Kids

Book recommendations for bi-racial youth:
8 Books About Multiethnic Experiences

70+ Picture Books about Mixed Race Families


Setting Limits and Avoiding Power Struggles
David Walsh, Ph.D.
Program Date: February 4, 2020
Grayslake Middle School - 440 Barron Blvd., Grayslake, IL

It isn't easy to figure out how to set limits with our children. This workshop explores why limits are critical to children's healthy development and identify practical strageies for setting boundaries in ways that help manage big feelings, build self-control, and understand their impact on others.

MEDIA
Flyer: English | Español

Video: Replay 1:52:31


Developing a Growth Mindset: Raising Resilient Young Adults
Jackie Rhew, MA, CADC, LCPC
Program Date: April 9, 2019
Prairieview School - 103 E. Belvidere Road, Hainesville, IL

The focus of the Raising Resilient Young Adults presentation is to teach parents to shift their thinking based on their goals. Parents will learn to focus their reactions to process goals versus outcome goals. Parents will learn how to help children come out of their comfort zone, deal with making mistakes, accept criticism as part of the learning process, as well as take risks that may result in failure.The focus of the Raising Resilient Young Adults presentation is to teach parents to shift their thinking based on their goals. Parents will learn to focus their reactions to process goals versus outcome goals. Parents will learn how to help children come out of their comfort zone, deal with making mistakes, accept criticism as part of the learning process, as well as take risks that may result in failure.

MEDIA
Flyer: English | Español


How to Raise Resilient Children
Jackie Rhew, MA, CADC, LCPC
Program Date: February 12, 2019

Powerful speaker Jackie Rhew will provide the essential tools to parents on how to build resiliency in children of any age. This presentation will review specific interventions designed to assist children in managing their anxiety and to promote increased motivation, healthy goal setting, and active school engagement in children. Factors that contribute to school avoidance as well as ways to identify maladaptive coping responses will be explored. Attendees will learn how to develop parenting strategies to assist their children with healthy coping responses and engage them in effective communication and language that promotes self-advocacy and independence.

MEDIA
Flyer: English | Español

Presentation Slides

Video: Replay 1:10:19

*Note: Due to technical difficulties the video does cut out in the last 10 minutes of the recording.


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