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My Digital TAT2 Parent Education Class (10/9/18 at 7pm, Fischer Middle School)

Parenting Continuum’s first sponsored Parent Education Class for the 2018-2019 school year is coming up! Save the date! On Tuesday, 10/9/18 My Digital Tat2 will present: “Parenting in the Age of Social Media” From 7:00pm – 8:30pm in the Fisher Multipurpose Room. This is a free educational program for parents and caregivers, and will be tailored for the middle school population. Please visit http://www.mydigitaltat2.org for an overview of their program. At this time, no RSVP is required. 
 
Stay up-to-date for Parenting Continuum’s events and other posts for Parent Education in our community by visiting https://www.facebook.com/parentingcontinuum/. The parent volunteers in this group are currently working on updating the website, but to learn more about the mission, visit: http://www.parentingcontinuum.org.

RESOURCE LINK: 13 Reasons Why

If your teen is viewing the controversial Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, consider viewing this link with resources: https://13reasonswhy.info/ (this link was referred by the Childrens Health Council of Santa Clara County; it provides guidance and information for parents).

This show deals with the topic of suicide and presents some difficult situations. Teens who are emotionally vulnerable are especially susceptible to the downsides of watching this show.

The Path to Progress: Learn How Los Gatos Communities Drive Positive Change

WHAT: The Path to Progress: Learn How Los Gatos Communities Drive Positive Change

HOSTED BY: Los Gatos High School Home & School Club and CASA

TOPICS AND SPEAKERS:
– Officer Stanley SRO (School Resource Officer) will share his insights on how LGHS and the Los Gatos Police Department are combating students’ usage of Juuls.
– HSC leaders will provide an overview of the Home and School Club’s mission and vision—and what you can do to help.
– CASA chair, Wendy Riggs will discuss the CASA programs and how they help our students make healthy choices.

DATE: Thursday, April 19, 2018

TIME: 8:30 – 10AM

LOCATION: LGHS Community Room

AUDIENCE: Parents of Los Gatos students

SCREENING: Angst

WHAT: Screening of Angst (followed by panel discussion including the Executive Producer and Therapist from the film)

HOSTED BY: Fusion Academy

DATE/TIME: 5/14/18, 6:30-8:30pm

LOCATION: Venture Christian Church
16845 Hicks Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032

AUDIENCE: Open to the public — all are welcome

COST: $5 per ticket — click here to purchase tickets

CELEBRATE THE STRENGTHS AND SUCCESSES of Students Who Learn Differently

WHAT: CELEBRATE THE STRENGTHS AND SUCCESSES of Students Who Learn Differently

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Maryanne Wolf, Ph.D. Tufts University Center for Reading and Language Research Center for Dyslexia, Diverse Learners and Social Justice, UCLA Friend of UCSF Dyslexia Center

DATE: April 24, 2018

TIME: 6-8pm

LOCATION: LOMA Brewing Company Coffee Bar
130 N Santa Cruz Ave.
Los Gatos, CA

AUDIENCE: Adults 21 and over

COST: $20 per person, $5 for teachers

REGISTER: Click link for info and to purchase tickets (not a fundraising event)

TACA Coffee Talk

WHAT: Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) Coffee Talk with Dr. Silvana Casale

DATE: April 19, 2018

TIME: 10:00am

LOCATION: LOMA Brewing Company Coffee Bar
130 N Santa Cruz Ave.
Los Gatos, CA

AUDIENCE: Adults only

COST: Free, though registration required (text Silvana to register at 305-781-7160)

SCREENING: Angst

RESOURCES
CASSY Community Resources
CASSY Private Practice Resources
Parenting Support Group starting in Los Gatos — Parenting Continuum alumna, Donna Dale, is starting a parenting connection and uplift group for parents in the Los Gatos community. The purpose of this group is to create a space for authentic sharing among parents in our community, especially about the challenges we all face as parents of teens. Please contact Donna for more information: [email protected].


WHAT: Screening of Angst (followed by panel discussion)

HOSTED BY: Parenting Continuum

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, 3/20/18 — 7-9pm

LOCATION: Fisher Middle School MPR

AUDIENCE: Parents AND Children 10 years and up

COST: Free admission

RSVP: Click here to sign up

Check out the flyer here