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A Community Conversation About Suicide — The Signs and Symptoms: How Parents and School Staff Can Work Together

Glenbard South High School 8/28/2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Too often, we hear stories of young people taking their own lives and we find ourselves asking what could have been done to prevent these tragedies. Suicide is a public health crisis. Between 2009 and 2017, the number of high school teens who contemplated suicide [...]

By |2019-08-21T00:02:18-05:00August 28th, 2019|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Enough as They Are: Helping Teens Move Beyond the Impossible Standards of Success

College of DuPage - McAninch Arts Center 9/24/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Today’s teens may seem more successful yet they’ve also never struggled more with anxiety, stress and depression. Author Rachel Simmons exposes the dilemma of a narrow, unattainable vision of ‘success’, translates the toxic messages that teens have internalized, and provides the tools [...]

By |2019-08-21T00:02:18-05:00September 24th, 2019|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Enough as They Are: Helping Teens Move Beyond the Impossible Standards of Success

D15 Marquardt Administration Center 9/25/2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Today’s teens may seem more successful yet they’ve also never struggled more with anxiety, stress and depression. Author Rachel Simmons exposes the dilemma of a narrow, unattainable vision of ‘success’, translates the toxic messages that teens have internalized, and provides the tools young people need [...]

By |2019-08-21T00:02:19-05:00September 25th, 2019|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Voice Lessons for Parents: What to Say, How to Say it and When to Listen

D15 Marquardt Administration Center 9/30/2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Most parents are perfectly fine communicators, unless they’re talking to their children-then in tone and body language they can come across as pleading, indignant, wounded, or outraged, as tenor becomes more important then content In response, renowned speaker, and international parenting expert, Dr. Wendy Mogel [...]

By |2019-08-21T00:02:19-05:00September 30th, 2019|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Voice Lessons for Parents: What to Say, How to Say it and When to Listen

Glenbard South High School 10/29/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Most parents are perfectly fine communicators, unless they’re talking to their children-then in tone and body language they can come across as pleading, indignant, wounded, or outraged, as tenor becomes more important then content In response, renowned speaker, and international parenting expert, Dr. Wendy Mogel [...]

By |2019-08-21T00:02:19-05:00October 29th, 2019|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Parenting the Young Children to Thrive: Healthy Body and Healthy Brain

Glen Ellyn Public Library 11/12/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM All parents and caregivers want to give their children a good start in life. How can we best nurture, protect and guide our children’s physical, mental, and emotional needs? This presentation with nationally recognized child and adolescent psychiatrist Jess Shatkin Md MPH will offer evidence-based [...]

By |2019-08-21T00:02:17-05:00November 12th, 2019|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Are Teens Born to Be Wild? Why Teens Take Risks and How We Can Keep Them Safe

Glenbard North High School 11/13/2019 7:00 PM - Texting while driving. Binge-drinking. Bullying, Unprotected sex. There are plenty of reasons for parents to worry about getting a late-night call about their teen. But most of the advice parents and educators hear about teens is outdated and unscientific–and simply doesn’t work. Acclaimed adolescent psychiatrist and educator [...]

By |2019-08-21T00:02:17-05:00November 13th, 2019|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Are Teens Born to Be Wild? Why Teens Take Risks and How We Can Keep Them Safe

D15 Marquardt Administration Center 11/13/2019 12:00 PM - Texting while driving. Binge-drinking. Bullying, Unprotected sex. There are plenty of reasons for parents to worry about getting a late-night call about their teen. But most of the advice parents and educators hear about teens is outdated and unscientific–and simply doesn’t work. Acclaimed adolescent psychiatrist and educator [...]

By |2019-08-21T00:02:17-05:00November 13th, 2019|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments
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