Our Family Health and Wellness educators have developed the following free Zoom workshops to support Suffolk County Essential Employees while we are unable to present our in-person, interactive programs. Each Zoom program is designed to be 45-60 minutes in length.
Dinah Torres Castro • Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
Routines are a convenient way to organize ourselves and the children we care for. Routines can provide structure, comfort and security for children. In this workshop we will explore the many benefits of having routines for young children and why they are so important especially in these days of social distancing.
Target audience: Parents of children up to 12 years
Kerri Kreh Reda • Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
Caring for oneself means taking time to do things for our own mental, emotional, and physical health. Parenting styles may change as stress levels increase, making self-care even more important. Caring for oneself allows a parent to provide security, support, and predictability for the entire family.
Target audience: Parents
Laura Keiley • Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
Participants will learn about diabetes as well as self-management skills including: meal planning, self-testing blood glucose levels, working with providers, and stress management.
Target audience: Those living with pre-diabetes or diabetes.
Cristina Toscano • Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
This class is led by a Registered Dietitian and will cover everything parents/caregivers need to know about picky eating. Whether you have a child who is a picky eater or you are hoping to avoid picky eating in the future, this class will provide you with the tools and strategies you need to prevent or combat picky eating!
Target audience: Parents/caregivers
To register contact Jane Juran at firstname.lastname@example.org 48 hours prior to the start of the program so that program materials can be e-mailed to you.
Last updated April 27, 2020