Parent Education

 

 

Patty is available to speak on the following topics:

  • Preschool, Elementary School, and Adolescent Development
  • Setting Limits
  • Moral Development
  • Parenting Best Practices
  • Civility in Peer Culture: The Dynamics of Status-seeking Behavior Among Children
  • Parenting a Child with a Life Threatening Illness
  • Risky Behavior
  • Gender

If you would like Patty to talk at your school or organization, she can be reached by phone or email:

510-524-5028

patricia@contaxis.net

Upcoming events:

This list is updated throughout the year. Check back for more engagements.

Parent Education and Professional Training

Academic Year 2017-2018

  • Wednesday October 18, 7pm, 2017 – Julia Morgan School For Girls: Parenting Through the Teen Years. (Series – Parent Group – Public Event)
  • Thursday October 26, 9am, 2017 – A Better Way, Oakland: Clinical Treatment of Adolescents. (Staff Training)
  • Monday November 6, 1pm, 2017 – The Wright Institute: The Role of the Clinical Consultant. (Guest Speaker)
  • Saturday November 11, 9am-3pm, 2017 – Julia Morgan School for Girls: Three presentations at the first annual Parenting U. (Public Event – Parenting-U.com)
  • Wednesday January 3, 7:30pm, 2018 – Dandelion Nursery School: Setting Limits, Fostering Self-Control, and the Development of Pre-schoolers. (Parent Education – Public Event)
  • Thursday March 8, 7pm, 2018 – Albany Middle School: Teens and Stress. (Parent Education – Public Event)
  • Wednesday March 21, 7pm, 2018 – Julia Morgan School for Girls: Parenting Through the Teen Years. (Series – Parent Group – Public Event)
  • Wednesday April 25, 7pm, 2018 – Julia Morgan School for Girls: Parenting Through the Teen Years. (Series – Parent Group – Public Event)

 

 

Past Events:

Parent Education and Professional Training

Academic Year 2016-2017

  • Saturday September 10, 9am, 2016 – Piedmont Middle School Parent PPN Training: The Arc of Adolescent Development. (Staff Training)
  • Thursday September 22, 7pm, 2016 – Miramonte High School, Orinda: Risky Behavior – Managing Adolescent Experimentation. (Public Event)
  • Wednesday October 12, 7pm, 2016 – Julia Morgan School for Girls: Parenting Through the Teen Years. (Series – Parent Group – Public Event)
  • Wednesday December 7, 7pm, 2016 – Julia Morgan School for Girls: Parenting Through the Teen Years. (Series – Parent Group – Public Event)
  • Tuesday January 10, 7:30pm, 2017 Piedmont 6th Grade Parent Network: The Arc of Adolescent Development. (Public Event)
  • Wednesday January 18, 7pm, 2017 – Cornell Elementary School, Albany: Civility in Peer Culture – working with status-seeking behavior among school-age children.
  • Wednesday January 25, 7pm, 2017 – Julia Morgan School for Girls: Parenting Through the Teen Years. (Series – Parent Group – Public Event)
  • Sunday February 19, 4:30pm, 2017 – First Congregational Church of Berkeley: Talking about Sex with your Teens. (Public Event)
  • Wednesday February 22, 7pm, 2017 – Julia Morgan School for Girls: Parenting Through the Teen Years. (Series – Parent Group – Public Event)
  • Wednesday March 22, 7pm, 2017 – Julia Morgan School for Girls: Parenting Through the Teen Years. (Series – Parent Group – Public Event)
  • Wednesday April 26, 7pm, 2017 – Julia Morgan School for Girls: Parenting Through the Teen Years.  (Series – Parent Group – Public Event)
  • Sunday May 21, 4:30pm, 2017 – First Congregational Church of Berkeley: But It’s Legal! – Talking to your Teen about Drugs and Alcohol. (Public Event)

Academic Year 2015-2016

  • Tuesday September 1, 2015, 9 am – Julia Morgan School For Girls, Oakland: I Am Eleven: Film and Discussion. (Parent Education and Staff Development)
  • Saturday September 12, 2015, 10 am – Piedmont Middle School Parent PPN Training: The Arc of Adolescent Development. (Staff Training)
  • Friday September 25, 2015, 8:30 am – Blue Skies for Children, Oakland: TBA (Staff Training)
  • Monday September 28, 2015, 3:45 pm – Julia Morgan School For Girls, Oakland: The Dynamics of Status Among Children. (Staff Training)
  • Monday March 7, 2016, 7:30 pm – Dandelion Nursery School, Berkeley: Setting Limits and Impulse Control. (Parent Education)
  • Tuesday March 15, 2016, 7:30 pm – Albany Middle School, Albany: The Arc of Adolescent Development. (Parent Education Public Event)
  • Sunday May 15, 2016, 4pm – First Congregational Church of Berkeley, Berkeley: The Arc of Adolescent Development. (Parent Education Public Event)
  • Tuesday May 17, 2016, 7 pm – Piedmont 7th Grade Parent Network, Piedmont: What to Expect in Early Adolescence. (Parent Education Public Event)

Academic Year 2014-2015

  • Saturday September 13, 2014, time TBA – Piedmont Middle School Parent PPN Training: The Arc of Adolescent Development. (Staff Training)
  • Wednesday October 1, 2014, 8pm – Piedmont Middle School 7th Grade Parent Education: Emotional and Cognitive Development of Middle Schoolers. (Parent Education Public Event)
  • Wednesday October 8, 2014, 6:30pm – Julia Morgan School For Girls, Oakland: Managing Risky Behavior. (Parent Education Public Event)
  • Friday November 7, 2014, 12:30pm – Ann Martin Children’s Center, Emeryville: The Arc of Adolescent Development. (Professional Training Public Event)
  • Friday December 5, 2014, 12pm – Piedmont Middle School 6th Grade Parent Education: The Arc of Adolescent Development. (Parent Education Public Event)
  • Monday January 5, 2015, 7:30pm – Dandelion Nursery School, Berkeley: Helping Preschoolers Manage Big Emotions. (Parent Education Public Event)
  • Friday January 16, 2015, 9am – Piedmont Middle School 7th Grade Parent Education: The Arc of Adolescent Development. (Parent Education Public Event)
  • Tuesday January 27, 2015, 7pm – Cornell Elementary School, Albany: TBA. (Parent Education Public Event)
  • Thursday February 26, 2015, 7:30pm – Piedmont High School 11th Grade Parent Education: Preparing to Launch. (Parent Education Public Event)

 Academic Year 2013-2014

  • Wednesday September 11, 2013, 8:15am Julia Morgan School For Girls, Oakland: The Exquisite Relationship Between Setting Limits and Fostering Independence. (Parent Education Public Event)
  • Tuesday November 12, 2013, 7:15pm – Bishop O’Dowd (Dominican Lounge), Oakland: Communication With Your Adolescent. (Parent Education Public Event)
  • Monday January 6, 2014, 7:30pm – Dandelion Nursery School, Berkeley: Mastery and Impulse Control in Early Childhood. (Parent Education Public Event)
  • Tuesday January 14, 2014, 7:30pm – Piedmont Middle School, Piedmont: The Arc of Adolescent Development. (Parent Education Public Event)
  • Tuesday January 28, 2014, 7pm Cornell Elementary School, Albany: When The World of Fantasy and Imagination Changes: learn about this important precursor to adolescence and its effect on your parenting. (Parent Education Public Event)
  • Thursday March 6, 2014, 7pm – Julia Morgan School For Girls, Oakland: To Be Announced. (Parent Education Public Event)