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FREE: Parenting Coffee and Conversation

Open to Everyone

Join us for Coffee and Conversation with Parenting Experts. Learn what works and what doesn’t, share ideas and ask questions about parenting topics we are all thinking about. Each session is one hour and FREE. And, there’s coffee!

 

Location: Woodland Hills Academy Parent Center, Main Office Building

20800 Burbank Blvd., (cross street: DeSoto). Free parking in the lot on that corner.

Contact: Parent Volunteer Andy Weisser, aweisser@earthlink.net, 818.703.6444

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Topic: 13 Reasons: Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Facilitator: Andrew Levander, LMFT, M.A.C., Destinations Teen Treatment

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Topic: Getting Out of Your Teen’s Way and Letting Them be An Individual

Facilitator: Ryan Rosen, Director, Camp Kinneret

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Topic: Sex, Drugs and Alcohol: Keeping Communication Open

Facilitator: Elena Epstein, Editorial Director, L.A. Parent Magazine

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Topic: Teens, Cell Phones, Screens and Homework: Focusing on Their Work

Facilitator: Ryan Rosen, Director, Camp Kinneret

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Topic: Friendships: Is it Important to Meet Your Teens’ Friends’ Parents?

Helping Teens Navigate Friendships That are Not Good Influences

Facilitator: Ari Stark, VP of Operations, Destinations Teen Treatment

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Topic: When Parents Have Differing Parenting Styles

Facilitator: Andrew Levander, LMFT, M.A.C., Destinations Teen Treatment

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, February 20. 2018

Topic: Technology Safety, Emotional IQ and Social Media;

“Sharing,” “Liking” and “Following”

Facilitator: George Livengood, LMFT, Program Director, Destinations Teen Treatment

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Topic: Passion and Persistence

Facilitator: Cynthia Della Ripa, Clinical Liaison, Destinations Teen Treatment

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Topic: Teaching Healthy Boundaries and Consent

Facilitator: Laura Hubbard, RN, Director of Nursing, Destinations Teen Treatment

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Topic: Empathy: Helping Teens Care about Others

Facilitator: Allison Welsh, ACSW, Program Director, Destinations Teen Treatment