Events CalendarAugust 27th, 2014
Helping Boys Succeed in School
Many aspects of schools are not sympathetic to boys relational and learning styles. This staff workshop examines the data on how boys are doing in schools, reviews boys unique developmental issues, and shares strategies for incorporating more movement into the classroom, utilizing literary strategies that tend to work for boys, improving boys relational capacity, and managing elements of violence and humor in boys’ writing. Archbishop Howard, Portland, OR.October 8th, 2014
Developing Refusal Skills For Middle Schoolers
This student workshop will explore the impact of alcohol and other drug use on the developing adolescent brain. Participants will be coached to craft their personal reason for refusing to use chemicals. Portland Waldorf School, Milwaukie, OR.October 8th, 2014
Preventing Alcohol and Drug Use in your Children
Parents at this evening workshop will consider the reasons young people use alcohol and other drugs within the context of understanding adolescent development. We will consider strategies to strengthen kids’ refusal skills as well as discuss issues that come up when talking to our children about chemical use. Portland Waldorf School, Milwaukie, OR.October 28th, 2014
What About Boys?
Look at the data describing how boys are doing in their schools and communities. Consider the role that nature and nurture plays on boys’ development. Learn strategies to maintain your relationship with boys. Presented with Kathy Masarie at McMenamin’s Kennedy School. Registration through Legacy Health Systems. Portland, OR.