this Family Wellness Series happening in May, organized by the district's Wellness Team. These speakers are well-known for their amazing work with children and families and we don’t want anyone to miss this opportunity. More information is posted on the Springfield School District’s facebook page and at ssdvt.org. Please share it widely!
On Wednesday May 4th @ 6:30pm Scott Noyes will lead a workshop on Routines, Ritual & Transitions. Scott has been professionally working, playing, writing and talking about children for thirty years. He has written several books and presents all over North America on positive discipline, intentional language and helping adults understand children's behaviors. In his workshop, Routines Rituals and Transitions, Scott will offer fresh ideas for bedtime hassles, homework blues and rousting the tardy. Using alignment, active listening and a little child development know-how, parents and caregivers can support their children through tough times. Learn more about Scott’s work at http://www.empoweringprograms.
On Thursday May 12th @ 6:30pm Lynn Lyons will speak on Helping our Families Emotional Health: Do’s and Don’ts as We Move Forward. As we emerge from a time like no other, parents need strategies for instilling the skills their children and teens need to confront and reduce the negative impacts of anxiety, stress and depression both at school and home. Lynn is an anxiety expert and has been working with families as a therapist for over 30 years. Learn more about Lynn at https://www.lynnlyons.com/.
Thursday May 19th, Stephinie Messina and Meryl Pauly from Springfield Medical Care System will speak on Taking Care of YOU: Recharge and focus on what's important. A live session will take place at 11am and with a replay at 6:30pm.
Check the Springfield School District’s facebook page for more information and event links.
All events are free and virtual and open to anyone! Registration is encouraged but not required!
This series is funded by Title 1 Parent & Family Engagement funds.