Join Us October 13, 2018!

What if what you experience in four hours could change your child’s entire experience of school?

Julia Morgan School for Girls in partnership with SOS4Students is offering a half-day conference for parents of 4th through 9th graders that will provide you with the tools you need to help your children successfully transition from childhood to young adulthood. By the end of the workshop, you will have new information and insights that will equip you to help your children thrive both personally and academically as they enter their middle school and high school years.  
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Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
at Julia Morgan School For Girls
(Mills College Campus)
5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94613
Tickets: $100 per person; $75 for additional partner, co-parent, or caregiver

Presented By

Julia Morgan School for GirlsJulia Morgan School for Girls is the first and only all-girls middle school in the East Bay. Our mission is to prepare students to be the confident, capable, creative, and compassionate women of tomorrow.
Founded in 1994, SOS4Students is the premier provider of academic coaching and workshops for tweens, teens, parents, and teachers in the Bay Area, as well as online resources.

Major Sponsor

Sponsors

LIZ BEHRENS

In Kind Sponsors

 

Kudos from Last Year’s Attendees

  • “Well-run and thoughtful presentations. Having these workshops for parents is truly a great resource. Thank you!”
  • “Helpful and energizing”
  • “Inspiring presenters”
  • “I really enjoyed the variety of topics and the excellent speakers…I was able to learn about three different topics in one day.”
  • “Everything was really perfect!”

KEYNOTE: Overscheduled, Overworked, and Overwhelmed: Strategies to Take Care of Your Kid and Yourself

Michael Tompkins, PhD, is a licensed psychologist, Assistant Clinical Professor at U.C. Berkeley, and the Co-Director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy. He is the author of several books, including: My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic. In this talk for parents, Dr. Tompkins will share what these strategies are, why they work, and concrete actions you can take today to help your kids—and yourself!—at home.

› Learn More About Michael Tompkins

› Keynote Preview: Q&A with Michael Tompkins

9:00 – 10:00 am  Keynote

10:15 – 11:30 am   Breakout Sessions 1

  • Fear of Missing Out and Fear of Messing Up: The Link Between Social Media and Social Anxiety, Michael A. Tompkins (Ming Quong Room)
  • Breaking Silences: Conversations about Race and Racism, Madeleine Rogin (Room 300)
  • Parenting Tweens and Teens in a Digital Age — from Surviving to Thriving, Claudia L’Amoreaux (Room 301) [view slides]
  • Gender and the Brain, Jason Baeten (Room 302)
  • Is That Me Yelling?, Rona Renner (Room 304)
  • Mindful Parenting: Practical Tools for Distraction – Free Parenting, Margie Jacobs (Room 103)
  • Remedial Media Literacy for Grownups, Jennifer Berger (Room 303)
  • Talking with Kids about Sex in the Media, Anya Manes (Room 308)

11:45 – 1:00 pm    Breakout Session 2

Times and presenters are subject to change.

Breakout Sessions 1

Fear of Missing Out and Fear of Messing Up: The Link Between Social Media and Social Anxiety, Michael A. Tompkins

Sponsored by the Blended Family Toolbox

Breaking Silences: Conversations about Race and Racism, Madeleine Rogin

Parenting Tweens and Teens in a Digital Age — from Surviving to Thriving, Claudia L’Amoreaux [view slides]

Mindful Parenting: Practical Tools for Distraction- Free Parenting, Margie Jacobs

Talking with Kids about Sex in the Media, Anya Manes

Gender and the Brain, Jason Baeten

Is That Me Yelling? Rona Renner

Remedial Media Literacy for Grownups, Jennifer Berger

Breakout Sessions 2

STARS: Skills to Achieve Real Success (in Middle School and Beyond), Jess Dang

Financial Literacy for Children, Liz Campbell

Sponsored by the Ruth Stroup Agency, Farmer’s Insurance.

Translating Sleep Science into Sleep Solutions for Tweens and Teens — Evidence Based and Reality Tested Interventions to Improve Teen Sleep, Monique Thompson

Middle Childhood Writing: Challenges and Opportunities, Julie Thi Underhill

The Art of Inspiring Students to Study: 5 Ways Parents Can Nag Less And Change the Conversation About Studying, Homework and Grades, Gretchen Wegner

Is this Normal?  Inside the Tween Brain, Dr. Caroline Gudorf and Beth Samuelson

Program Details & Contact Info

Important Details

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Tickets: $100 per person; $175 for two

Got Questions? Need More Information?

Don’t hesitate to call us at (510) 531-4767 or send email to us at info@parenting-u.com.

Program Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 Registration & light breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 Keynote presentation
10:00 – 10:15 Transition
10:15 – 11:30 Breakout Sessions 1
11:30 – 11:45 Transition
11:45 – 1:00 Breakout Sessions 2

Program Materials

ParentingU-Flyer.pdf

Space Is Available

We have room for 100 attendees. We expect the seats to fill fast due to the popularity of the keynote speaker and the breadth of topics being offered in breakout sessions.

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