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    The Central Bucks School District is proud to collaborate with our community partners in hosting a parent speaker series. 
     
    The goal of Parent Positive is to create a venue for community conversations around relevant parenting issues.  Parent positive is a collaboration between the CB Cares Educational Foundation, Doylestown Health, and the Central Bucks School District.

    All sessions are free to the community and most are held in the Lenape Middle School Auditorium at 7:00 pm.


    2019-2020 Parent Positive Events

     

    September 26, 2019
    Dr. Michael C. Reichert, Ph.D.
    The Power of Relationships

    Dr. Michael C. Reichert, Ph.D., founding director of the Center for the Study of Boys’ and Girls’ Lives, talks about and shares new perspectives about child development and why developmental relationships matter. Featuring the latest insights from psychology and neuroscience and drawing on his decades of research, the event will include discussions around the changing culture, and how parents, educators, and mentors help children develop socially and emotionally.

    Dr. Michael Reichert is a national speaker and applied and research psychologist who has long been an advocate for children and families. He is currently on staff at the Haverford School and authored the recent publication, “How to Raise a Boy: The Power of Connection to Build Good Men.”

    Babysitting Available

    Babysitting is available for children age 5+ and will be provided by CB High School National Honor Society and Key Club students. Drop-off for babysitting will begin at 6:30pm and pick-up will immediately follow the program. Please share the ages of children for which you would like to have babysitting.

    Register here or call 215-345-2121. 


    Past Events: 

    October 6, 2016
    Creating a Culture of Kindness
    Ms. Christa Tinari
     
    November 1, 2016
    Documentary: Screenagers: Growing Up in a Digital Age
     
    February 1, 2017
    Dr. Jay Stone, Doylestown Health
    Understanding Childhood Brain Development and Unlocking Potential
     
    March 11, 2017
    Building a Community of Kindness - Discovering our Common Ground
     
    April 5, 2017
    Fostering Family Closeness and Respect
    Dr. Robert Brooks, Harvard Faculty 
     
    October 19, 2017
    Less Worry, More Joy: Applying the Research of Positive Psychology to Parenting
    Dr. Katherine Dahlsgaard
     
    November 6, 2017
    Digital Safety
    Josh Ochs
     
    February 1, 2018
    Reducing Anxiety, Building Resilence in Kids
    Dr. Sue Kressley
     
    March 9. 2018
    Choose Joy Celebration
     
    April 19, 2018
    Changing the Way We Think About Distracted Driving to Save Lives
    Joel Feldman
     
    November 8, 2018
    Strengthening the Family When Faced with Adversity
     
    February 7, 2019
    Dr. Christina Carson-Sacco
    Healthy Transitions from Elementary to Middle to High School