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, The Central Bucks Family YMCA, 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.2017 - 2018 Parent Positive EventsOctober 19, 2017Dr. Katherine Dahlsgaard
Less Worry, More Joy: Applying the Research of Positive Pschology to ParentingDr. Dahlsgaard will share evidence-based research from the world of positive psychology and share how it can be applied to parenting.
Register HereNovember 16, 2017
Digital SafetyJosh Ochs is the author of the book, "Light, Bright and Polite" and he travels the country training 30,000 Teens and Tweens each year. He speaks to thousands of parents each year to bring them up to speed on how they can have a dialog with their kids about social media safety.
Josh's website: SmartSocialRegister HereFebruary 1, 2018
Dr. Sue Kressly
Making the Most Out of Your Child's Well-VisitMarch 9, 2018
YMCA Resilient Kids' DayApril 26, 1028
TBDPast 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 FacultyDr. Brooks will describe factors that help families to experience greater warmth and respect. He will discuss the importance of (a) practicing empathy in order to understand and respond to each family member, (b) changing “negative scripts,” (c) establishing realistic expectations and goals, (d) becoming a charitable family, (e) disciplining in ways that promote self-discipline rather than resentment, and (f) helping each family member to feel special and appreciated.