Parent and Caregiver Workshops

 
Parent and caregiver workshops are offered through the North Suburban Child and Family Resource Network, a program of the Wakefield Public Schools in collaboration with Hallmark Health System. 

Freeing Children from Fear
with Jeanine Fitzgerald

Free
Tuesday, January 31 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Marsha Caron Theater, Medford High School, 489 Winthrop Street, Medford; enter through the Medford Family Network.

All children should be free to grow up in a world without oppression. Yet the statistics related to the form of oppression called bullying continue to increase. This pattern of intentionally inflicting harm on others for the sole purpose of intimidation must stop. In this session, you will contrast peer conflict to bullying and learn how and when to support children.

Sponsored by the Medford Family Network Malden CFCE, Everett CFCE and North Suburban Child and Family Resource Network. The workshop is presented by Jeanine Fitzgerald, Certified Human Behavior Consultant.

Pre-registration is required. Send an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 781-393-2106. There is no charge for this workshop. Limited childcare is available. There will be no charge for certificates of attendance.


Ready for Kindergarten? What Teachers Want You to Know

Free
Wednesday, February 15 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Perkins Hall, Melrose-Wakefield Hospital

Learn what teachers REALLY expect from your child when they walk in the door in September. What developmental skills does your child need to have to be a successful student? What can you do at home to get them ready? Learn this and more at this informational workshop. The workshop is presented by Debbie G. Sharp, M.Ed., Education Consultant and owner of Who's Learning Now.

Registration required. Call 781-246-5187.


When Kids Don't Play Nice
with Jeanine Fitzgerald

Free
Tuesday, March 28 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Marsha Caron Theater, Medford High School, 489 Winthrop Street, Medford; enter through the Medford Family Network.

Dozens of parents and professionals have expressed their concern with the social difficulties children experience. The social isolation, rejection and humiliation children experience every day is heart wrenching. Playing nice requires personal intelligence and this session covers field-tested ways of developing both.

Sponsored by the Medford Family Network Malden CFCE, Everett CFCE and North Suburban Child and Family Resource Network. The workshop is presented by Jeanine Fitzgerald, Certified Human Behavior Consultant.

Pre-registration is required. Send an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 781-393-2106. There is no charge for this workshop. Limited childcare is available. There will be no charge for certificates of attendance.


Maneuvering the Maze

Free
Wednesday, April 5, 19, 26  --  7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Perkins Hall, Melrose-Wakefield Hospital
Registration required: Call Judy Santa Maria at EMARC, 781-587-2314 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

When a child has special needs, locating supports can be an overwhelming process! Presenters will provide an overview of the available services and how to access them. Learn about working with school systems and special education laws, government benefits and family support. There is no charge for these workshops. This series is sponsored by EMARC, The North Suburban Child and Family Resource Network, The Medford Family Network, Mass Families Organnizing for Change and Riverside Community Care. Certificate of attendance will be available through EMARC.

For additional information and to be added to our mailing list, contact our office by phone, 781-246-5187 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Family Resource Network is funded by a Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Department of Early Education and Care through Wakefield Public Schools in collaboration with Hallmark Health System. 

 

 

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