CCE of Suffolk is offering a series of parenting workshops this fall in Riverhead. All workshops, taught by Cornell educators, are $10 (fee waived if participant is unable to pay) and will be held at 423 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Please register in advance at 727-7850, ext. 340
Temper Tantrums: Yours and Theirs Monday, October 1 Temper tantrums are normal and common but not easy to handle. We will discuss the causes of tantrums, how to minimize them and what to do when one occurs.
Overindulgence Wednesday, October 10 Overindulgence is more than just giving kids too much—it’s having lax rules and being over-nurturing. Learn to avoid these parenting pitfalls and raise a child of character.
Energy Drinks: The New Eye Opener Monday, October 15 Learn about the effects of energy drinks, their hidden dangers and what they contain.
Discipline: It is Not a Dirty Word Tuesdays, October 16, 23 and 30 This three-session course focuses on positive discipline and how to help children learn self-control and problem-solving. Discover new ways to correct and guide your children’s behavior.
Fostering Body Confidence in Your Child Thursday, October 25 Eating disorders and obesity among children and teens continues to rise. This program will discuss how parents of young children (1-5) can nurture body confidence and help protect him/her from the many toxic media messages confronting them.
Raising Responsible Children Thursday, November 1 How do we guide our children to acquire the necessary skills and motivation to grow into responsible, contributing members of our families and of society? This workshop for parents of 5-12 year olds will explore parenting practices for raising responsible children.
Reclaiming Childhood: Protect Your Child from Cultural Messages that Steal Their Innocence Monday, November 5 Media and popular Culture are forcing adult content on children, robbing them of their childhood innocence. Learn how to protect your child from unhealthy messages.