Here’s What’s Happening!

To see more videos on parenting, visit the Parenting Success Network’s YouTube page.

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Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter – July Issue

OR Parenting Together LogoThe July issue of the Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter has arrived.  This issue features articles all about keeping your kids learning even though it’s summer: making the most of summer vacation, reading, physical activity, math, and science.  This break from school doesn’t have to also be a break from learning!

To download the English newsletter, please click here.

To download the Spanish newsletter, please click here.

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Hot Docs Program

HOT DOCS photoHOT DOCS is a 7-week course designed for parents, caregivers, and child service providers of children up to approximately 7 years old.  Participants in the parenting groups gain an understanding of what may be triggering behavior problems, how to help children learn pro-social skills, and what solutions will work best with their child. Participants learn both specific strategies to implement and a problem-solving method that can be applied as new challenges arise.

HOT DOCS/DOCS for Success has been recognized as an outstanding community resource and has received awards from Early Steps, Early Childhood Council, and the Hispanic Heritage Committee. HOT DOCS is recognized as an emerging best practice, with several studies published in peer reviewed journals.

Key findings included decreases in disruptive behavior, increases in parent competency, decrease in parenting stress, improvement in developmental milestones, and high satisfaction among caregivers.

This training will be taught in Albany on Thursday and Friday, October 13-14, 2016, from 9:00-3:00pm at the LBL-ESD Offices.  Registration is required by September 20.  To register, go to:  https://www.lblesd.k12.or.us/training-calendar/

To download the HOT DOCS flyer, please click here.

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2017 Oregon Parenting Educators Conference

unnamedThe 2017 Oregon Parenting Educators Conference will be held on Monday, May 22, 2017 on the campus of Oregon State University. This is a fantastic opportunity to access quality professional development and network with other professionals right here in our beautiful state. We invite you to share the attached ‘Save the Date’ graphic with your networks, highlight it on your websites, and/or post it on your preferred social media venues (Facebook, Pinterest, twitter, etc.)

Also, if you are interested in sharing your expertise by leading a workshop, we will be releasing the workshop ‘Request for Proposals’ in November. Additional information will be included in a future email.