Could Your Teen be Happier? Does School Mean STRESS?
Parents & Educators: Oakland Schools is pleased to offer a 3-session conversation about adolescent wellness on Saturdays from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM on September 22, 2012, February 2, 2013, and March 23, 2013. The conversations will cover the current state of the well-being of our adolescents and the resources available to support our schools and families. The cost is $20 per person for each session, which covers coffee and a relevant and current book about the subjects.
SEPT 17th / OUR APOLOGIES: THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO LACK OF ENROLLMENT. WE WILL POST RE-SCHEDULING DETAILS IF THEY BECOME AVAILABLE. ALL FEES WILL BE REFUNDED BY THE OAKLAND SCHOOLS EVENTS OFFICE. THANK YOU.
Social and Emotional Wellness
Topics include BULLYING, TEEN DEPRESSION, and SUICIDE.
Speakers include Jessica Cooper from the Oakland County Prosecutors Office, Eric Hipple from the University of Michigan’s Depression Center, Kenzi Bisbing from Oakland Mediation Center, and Amelia Lehto from Common Ground.
Please CLICK HERE NOW to register online for the September date!
FREE RESOURCE: Conversation participants will receive The New Bullying book, an important NEW resource from MSU for everyone in the age of Twitter, Texting, Sexting & Facebook!
The book uses current research and real-life interviews and examples to report on cyber-bullying, school bullying, , workplace bullying, computer threats and social exclusion.
Today’s bullied students are enduring inescapable harassment; The New Bullying will help us understand exactly what we are fighting in 2012-13, and how to offer our children healthy solutions.
***UPCOMING COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS***
(All Conversations are held at Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
Conversation 2: February 2, 2013 – Cyber Safety and Digital Citizenship
Topics include cyber-bullying, social media, and cyber safety
Conversation 3: March 23, 2013 – Physical Safety and Well-being
Topics include synthetic and other substance use, trauma and loss in adolescents, and physical safety issues.