Thursday, May 16, 2013
Sending Your Child Off to College
Presented by Dr. John Morgano, Superintendent and Dr. Frank Auriemma, Former Superintendent
Topics include adjusting to college academic rigor, roommate issues - boyfriend/girlfriend issues, fitting in issues, solving problems on their own, calling home too much or not enough, having a car on campus, co-ed dorms, campus safety, returning home to visit – “Who is this person?” academic transitions, changing majors, changing schools and much more! There will also be time for a Q and A.
All programs begin at 7:30 p.m. - PRSD Administration Offices 135 West Crooked Hill Rd.
All Parent University programs are free and open to all parents everywhere. Pre-registration is not necessary.
Co-sponsored by the Pearl River PTAs
For additional information:
Pearl River School District Continuing Adult Education Office; 620-3921; email@example.com
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Dangerous Teen Drug Trends
Presented by Ms. Judy Mezey, MS and Ms. Andrea Fallick, LCSW,CASAC,CCP
Student Assistance Services Corp.
Get informed on the changing drug environment affecting our youth today. Presentation includes a "Show and Tell" of current drug paraphernalia. The discussion focuses on current drug trends including new information on "old" drugs, updated information on "illicit" street drugs, and legal substances being abused by teens.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Sweet Talk Your Children
Presented by Ms. Rebecca Meyerson, Certified Nutrition Counselor
Tired of waffles and sugar filled cereals for breakfast? Do you have a child that won't touch anything green? Come learn the nuts and bolts of raising happy, healthy eaters and improving their meals with nutritious and delicious foods. We will discuss recipe modifications and realistic meal planning.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
APPR: What it Means for Your Children
Ms. Sue Wheeler, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
What is an "APPR" and what does that mean for my child?
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Taming the Homework Monster
Presented by Dr. Tracey Severns
We've brought this program back due to popular demand! Does homework time stress you out? Dr. Severns teaches parents how to establish effective homework habits in children using practical techniques and methods to enhance study skills and reduce homework stress for you and your child.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 (Snowdate: Wednesday, February 29, 2012)
Dangerous Secrets: Risky Teen Behaviors Every Parent Should Know About
Presented by Dr. Alex Gaydos, Arden Greenspan-Goldberg, LCSW, BCD, Debbie Lee, LCSW, and Ellen Moehouse, LCSW, CASAC
Many teens and pre-teens today are secretly responding to pressure in unhealthy ways. Hear from a panel of professionals who work with adolescents on how to recognize the signs of these dangerous secrets. Participants will also learn intervention and coping skills along with management tools and resources for support. Open to parents and other adults working with youth.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Every Pearl River Student Can and Will Learn: What it Means for Your Child
Presented by Sue Wheeler, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
What does success look like for your child? How do the student, the school, and the parent interact? How does PRSD foster each and every student to become responsible and independent learners? As a parent, how do you know if you are providing enough support, or too much? Spend a valuable hour exploring approaches to insure your child reaches his/her goals at school.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
PRHS LIBRARY (note change from Pirate Cove)
Effects of Media on Children's Development
Presented by Marcella Amorese, LMSW, and Terri Loso
Mental Health Association of Rockland County
Television - Movies - Video Games - Smartphones
All can have both positive and negative effects on children's behavior and development.
Learn more about some fo the disadvantages - fear and anxiety, desensitization, aggression, obesity and more - along with some strategies to help your family become smarter media consumers.