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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: Kimberly Torres, kimberly.torrres@lausd.net, 213.327.9173 

 

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, August 21, 2018 

Topic: Use of Restorative Justice in School 

Facilitator: Robert Goldstein,  

 

8:15 a.m., Wednesday, September 12, 2018 

 

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 16, 2018 

 

Topic: Sex, Drugs and Alcohol: Keeping Communication Open 

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

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, November 13, 2018 

 

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

Facilitator: Ryan Rosen, Director, Camp Kinneret 

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, December 11, 2018 

 

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 15, 2019 

 

Topic: When Parents Have Differing Parenting Styles 

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

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, February 19. 2019 

 

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 19, 2019 

 

Topic: Passion and Persistence 

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

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2019 

 

Topic: Teaching Healthy Boundaries and Consent 

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

 

8:15 a.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2019 

 

Topic: Empathy: Helping Teens Care about Others 

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