Parent University is a free program launched in 2015 that brings parents in our community together to learn from experts and each other about key topics relevant to raising and educating kids in today's world.
Preventing Teenage Substance Abuse
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Presenter: Beth Andrews, LCSW, LADC
Location: GMS Cafeteria
Beth Andrews, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, is currently in private practice in Yarmouth. She works with teens and adults on a variety of issues, including substance abuse, depression, anxiety and relationship issues. Beth grew up in Maine, attended Middlebury College, and completed her MSW at New York University. She has been involved in the prevention and treatment of addictions for over 25 years. Beth works on many initiatives designed to reduce underage substance use in our local communities, often in conjunction with Casco Bay CAN.
Link to detailed flyer here.
REGISTER FOR THIS FREE EVENT:
Please help us plan for the event by filling out the pre-event form here.
Parent University: Not Just Kids Being Kids
Creating a Dialogue about Bullying and Cyber-bullying
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Presenter: Mandy Levine
Parent University: Boys to Men Workshop
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Parent University: Finding Kind
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
FOR MORE INFORMATION about Parent University events, go to www.greelypto.org or email Laura Singer at email@example.com .
Kids and Anxiety
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 6:30-8:30 pm
Speaker: Dr. Gordon P. Street
Location: Greely Middle School Cafeteria
About the Presenter
Dr. Gordon P. Street co-founded Anxiety Solutions of Northern New England, PLLC, in 2004 with his wife, Dr. Lee Fitzgibbons. Both are clinical psychologists who specialize in evidence-guided therapies for people struggling with dysfunctional anxiety (e.g., worrying) and fear (e.g., phobias). Dr. Street specialized in child and family psychology/therapy while earning his PhD at the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego. He often combines his expertise in child/family therapy with his expertise in EB/CBTs in treating individuals struggling with anxiety disorders and their families
Parent University: Nutrition for a Healthy Home
Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 6:30-8:30 pm
Speaker: Eryn Neptune from Nutrition Simplified
Location: Cumberland Congregational Church Hall
Please join us as we talk about nutrition and ways to help our kids make healthy food choices. In this
open discussion we’ll touch on topics such as:
Google Training: Catching Up with Your Kids
Wednesday, September 28th, 6:30-8:30 pm
Speaker: Dirk Van Curen
Greely Middle School Computer Lab
Please join MSAD51 Director of Technology, Dirk Van Curan as we learn how kids use technology at school. Parents will gain a better understanding of Google Drive, the platform used by MSAD51 students, through hands-on training and discussion. We'll also learn what policies the district has in place to keep students safe and discover tools to monitor and manage technology use at home. Come with you computer and questions for a lively discussion!
About Our Presenter
Dirk Van Curan has a great deal of experience in technology within a variety of businesses. He worked as Technology Supervisor at Lehman Brothers for over a decade before moving on to be a financial advisor. Dirk has also worked as a consultant in the travel industry. He has been Director of Technology for MSAD51 since 2012, having previously worked in the district on business education and technology support.
FOR MORE INFORMATION about this or other Parent University events email Laura Singer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What We Do >