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September 2017

LIFE LONG READERS

September 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ingleside Hotel (formerly Country Springs Hotel), 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Jennica Westfahl & Carrie Sgarlata - Literacy Coaches, Glendale River Hills School District Being a reader is one of life’s most important skills. Research shows that 20 minutes of daily reading at home will expose kids to 1.8 million words over the course of a year! In this workshop, parents of children with special needs will learn how to support and encourage their child to read at home by fostering daily reading habits that grow literacy, build vocabulary development and…

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November 2017

SOCIAL MEDIA & SMART PHONES

November 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ingleside Hotel (formerly Country Springs Hotel), 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Staci D. Steen, Certified Law Enforcement Instructor & Retired Milwaukee Police Officer This presentation covers what every parent and educator needs to know to protect children from serious criminal liability.

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February 2018

WRITE ON

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Jennica Westfahl & Carrie Sgarlata - Literacy Coaches, Glendale River Hills School District The ability to express oneself through writing is a critical, but a complex skill. As children begin to learn how to write, they progress through a variety of developmental stages which are necessary to eventually become a competent, articulate writer.  Parents will learn how to support their child at home through these stages and also understand the importance of children producing a published piece as well as…

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April 2018

TRAUMA INFORMED CARE AND SCHOOLS – WORKING TOGETHER TO BUILD RESILIENCE

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ingleside Hotel (formerly Country Springs Hotel), 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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David Woodford, Student Assistance Coordinator, Pewaukee School District In this session, participants will learn about and participate in learning activities related to: Defining & understanding the prevalence & effects of trauma Defining Trauma Sensitive or Trauma Informed Schools Understanding researched resilience & risk factors & current DPI & national initiatives Learning how to work collaboratively with schools to create a trauma informed environment Learning how to use the child/parent/school partnership to build on resilience factors

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September 2018

COLLABORATIVE & PROACTIVE SOLUTIONS: CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING MODEL

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ingleside Hotel (formerly Country Springs Hotel), 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Presenter: Kimberly R. Hopkins, LICSW, Director of Outreach and Communications at Lives in the Balance Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) is the empirically supported model Dr.Ross Greene describes in his influential books, The Explosive Child, Lost at School, and the recently released books, Lost and Found and Raising Human Beings. The CPS model provides a compassionate understanding of kids’ behavioral challenges and a non-adversarial, effective approach for reducing challenging behavior, improving communication, and repairing relationships. This model has been implemented…

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