(Whitewater Public Library submission) The Power of Positive Parenting Virtual Seminar Series is hosted by the Irvin L. Young Library and will be presented by the Watertown Family Center and Greater Watertown Community Health Foundation virtually on June 15, 22 and 29 at 6 p.m. Parents/caregivers from any community may register for this Virtual Zoom program at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScq-yvALlV8y9JJ_fnp73H8lgHTJi9u_oaUysh9GMlXD3ffSw/viewform
These seminars will help parents get to know the core principles of positive parenting and will teach practical ways to deal with everyday challenges. Parents can register for one, two, or all three seminars and enjoy them from the comfort of their own home. Following their registration, people will receive information on how to access the virtual seminar(s) through Zoom:
Tuesday, June 15, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – The Power of Positive Parenting: Parents will be introduced to the five key principles of positive parenting.
Tuesday, June 22, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Raising Confident, Competent Children: Parents will be introduced to six core building blocks for children to become confident and successful at school and beyond. This includes strategies for having a healthy self-esteem, being a good problem solver, and becoming independent.
Tuesday, June 29, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Raising Resilient Children: Parents will be introduced to six core building blocks for children to manage their feelings and become resilient in dealing with life stress. This includes expressing feelings appropriately, developing coping skills, and dealing with stressful life events.