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 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 KindnessMs. Christa TinariNovember 1, 2016Documentary: Screenagers: Growing Up in a Digital AgeFebruary 1, 2017Dr. Jay Stone, Doylestown HealthUnderstanding Childhood Brain Development and Unlocking PotentialMarch 11, 2017Building a Community of Kindness - Discovering our Common GroundMore Information
CBFYMCAApril 5, 2017
Fostering Family Closeness and RespectDr. Robert Brooks, Harvard FacultyOctober 19, 2017Less Worry, More Joy: Applying the Research of Positive Psychology to ParentingDr. Katherine DahlsgaardNovember 6, 2017Digital SafetyJosh OchsFebruary 1, 2018Reducing Anxiety, Building Resilence in KidsDr. Sue KressleyMarch 9. 2018Choose Joy CelebrationApril 19, 2018Changing the Way We Think About Distracted Driving to Save LivesJoel FeldmanNovember 8, 2018
Strengthening the Family When Faced with AdversityFebruary 7, 2019
Dr. Christina Carson-Sacco
Healthy Transitions from Elementary to Middle to High School