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Thirty Million Words: Building a Child's Brain

Glen Ellyn Public Library 11/13/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM What nurtures the brain of our youngest to optimum intelligence, stability and future success in life? Answers will be provided by Dana Suskind MD a pediatric otolaryngologist who specializes in hearing loss and cochlea implantation as the director of Pediatric Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implant [...]

By |2018-10-16T00:02:11+00:00November 13th, 2018|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Self-Driven: The Science of Giving Your Kids More Confidence, Purpose and Control

Glenbard West Auditorium 11/14/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM All parents want children who are confident, resilient and goal-driven. From different vantage points Dr. Stixrud and Johnson saw kids struggling with a lack of motivation and toxic stress. Stixrud is a clinical neuropsychologist who helps kids gripped by anxiety or struggling to learn. Johnson is [...]

By |2018-10-16T00:02:11+00:00November 14th, 2018|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Self-Driven: The Science of Giving Your Kids More Confidence, Purpose and Control

D15 Marquardt Administration Center 11/14/2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM All parents want children who are confident, resilient and goal-driven. From different vantage points Dr. Stixrud and Johnson saw kids struggling with a lack of motivation and toxic stress. Stixrud is a clinical neuropsychologist who helps kids gripped by anxiety or struggling to learn. Johnson [...]

By |2018-10-16T00:02:11+00:00November 14th, 2018|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Self-Care to Foster Resilience in Yourself and Others

Glenbard East High School 12/5/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM We all know the importance of taking care of ourselves, yet many of us struggle to do so. Come talk and learn with Pete Hall, former school principal and co-author of the educational best-seller 'Fostering Resilient Learners,' and explore ways to support yourself, your children [...]

By |2018-10-16T00:02:12+00:00December 5th, 2018|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Generation Worry: Managing Stress through Mindfulness

D93 Administration Center 12/11/2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Stressors from the social web, and society are clearly on the rise for teens, and adults. Todd Fink CADC,behavioral health associate for Linden Oaks Behavioral Health is here with techniques to cultivate contemplative concentration to bring greater peace of mind . What we focus on, think [...]

By |2018-10-16T00:02:12+00:00December 11th, 2018|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Beyond the Blues: Understanding Youth Depression

D93 Administration Center 2/8/2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Teenage depression is more common than people may realize. It’s more than feeling sad, and it isn’t just a bad mood. It can alter every aspect of an adolescent’s life.This presentation will focus on how parents and professionals can help identify and respond to teenage depression. [...]

By |2018-10-16T00:02:14+00:00February 8th, 2019|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Why Don't Kids Do What You Want?

Glenbard West Auditorium 2/12/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Today's young children and teens seem to be less disciplined that ever. Spanking is out, yelling can be harmful and timeouts/ grounding may not improve behavior. Drawing on her personal experience, and the latest research on play, technology, and failure, Katherine Reynolds will share a new [...]

By |2018-10-16T00:02:14+00:00February 12th, 2019|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Stop Shouting and Start Understanding Children Who Challenge Us

Glenbard South High School 2/28/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Internationally celebrated author and speaker, Jessica Minahan will discuss approaches to understanding and intervening in patterns of problem behavior. Through the use of humorous stories, and examples of common challenging situations, participants will learn easy to implement interventions for reducing anxiety, increasing self-regulation, enhancing executive [...]

By |2018-10-16T00:02:15+00:00February 28th, 2019|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments

Joyful Children; Peace Families

D15 Marquardt Administration Center 3/13/2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Raising happy, healthy happy kids is an increasingly challenging task for parents today. Acclaimed child and adolescent psychotherapist and parenting expert Katie Hurley, knows the key to raising confident, capable children is nurturing happiness. Here is a back-to-basics guide on practical techniques to foster the [...]

By |2018-10-16T00:02:15+00:00March 13th, 2019|GPS, PD Event|0 Comments
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