Parents United Upcoming Events

1) Anxiety in Children/Adolescents
 
Presenter: Amanda Heins, Psy.D., Adolescent Center for OCD and Anxiety, Rogers Memorial Hospital
Date: March 13th
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC)
Richard T. Anderson Education Center (RTA Center)
800 Main Street
Pewaukee, WI
 
In this presentation, we’ll explore different types of anxiety children/adolescents may experience, as well as how anxiety can manifest in different settings such as home and school. From there, we’ll discuss common pitfalls well-intending parents/school providers can fall into (also known as symptom accommodation) and effective strategies parents/school providers can use to support their child/student, including when to seek out professional support.
All Parents United presentations are FREE and open to the public.
 
 
2) Five Simple Principles to Engage Every Family
 
Presenter: Dr. Steve Constantino
Date: April 10th
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (lunch included)
Location: The Ingleside Hotel (formerly Country Springs Hotel)
2810 Golf Road
Pewaukee, WI
 
Engaging families in the academic lives of their children is the goal of every school everywhere. However, the reality of successful progress toward this goal suggests much more work needs to be done. In his popular keynote, noted author, speaker and international family engagement practitioner, Dr. Steve Constantino, will take you on a journey through the five principles of effective family engagement. With his famous use of storytelling, infectious humor and knack for telling it like it is, Dr. Constantino will leave you both smiling and thinking, but most importantly, motivated to put into place practices that...Engage Every Family!
All Parents United presentations are FREE and open to the public.

3) Social Emotional Development & Signs of Childhood Depression
 
Presenter: Dr Dominique Sanchez, ProHealth Care
Date: April 16th
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: The Ingleside Hotel (formerly Country Springs Hotel)
2810 Golf Road
Pewaukee, WI
 
Join Dr. Dominique Sanchez for a conversation about children. She will cover the social emotional development of children and discuss signs of childhood depression.
All Parents United presentations are FREE and open to the public.
 

4) Caring for Others When Your Well Seems Dry: Keeping Our Hearts Resilient in the Midst of Challenge
Presenter: Sue McKenzie, Director, Rogers InHealth
Date: May 8th
Time: 9:00 - 11:30 am
Location: The Ingleside Hotel (formerly Country Springs Hotel)
2810 Golf Road
Pewaukee, WI
 
Teachers, therapists, EMTs, police officers and parents share the phenomenon of compassion fatigue. Learn how to nurture your ability to maintain compassion in the daily challenges and for the long road of parenting. Expectations, boundaries, and family culture will be explored. Perspectives of blame and shame will be challenged. And, realistic self-care practices that have proven positive outcomes will be shared.