Parent Education Series

2018-2019 Workshops

"Social Lives of Children: When and How to Intervene"
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
7:00 PM at the Cutler Campus

Audience: recommended for Primary and Elementary parents

Join Janine Domingues, PhD, clinical psychologist at the Child Mind Institute, for a workshop and discussion around the social lives of children. Dr. Domingues will discuss normal social development in school-aged children including making and keeping friend and managing expectations around social situations. She will also review signs that children could use some help and how and when it is appropriate to get involved in your child’s social life.

"Social Media, Video Games, and Screen Time"
Thursday, November 15, 2018
7:00 PM at the Speedwell Campus

Audience: recommended for Middle School parents


Join Jillian DiPietro, LMSW, clinical social worker at the Child Mind Institute, for a discussion on the impact of social media on children and young adults. She will discuss strategies for monitoring, providing structure, setting limits and ensuring safety on social media. Jillian DiPietro will also discuss how parents and caregivers can promote healthy and developmentally-appropriate uses of video games and screen time in young children.