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Wisteria Incredible Years Parenting Programme-Register your interest

April 30th, 2014

Wisteria Incredible Years Parenting Programme-Register your interest
Event on 2014-09-08 13:00:00

The Incredible Years Parenting Programme was developed by Carolyn Webster-Stratton within the University of Washington Parenting Clinic.

The programme, aimed at children aged 2 to 8 years, is founded on social learning theory and consists of at least 12 weekly, 1 1/2 hour group sessions, delivered by skilled practitioners.  Overall, the Incredible Years Programme aims to:

  • promote positive parenting
  • improve parent-child relationships
  • reduce critical and physical discipline and increase the use of positive strategies.
  • help parents to identify social learning theory principles for managing behaviour.
  • improve home-school relationships

The programme uses a collaborative approach, encouraging parents to learn from each other.

No creche will be provided so would suit parents who's children are at nursery /pre school

If you would like any further information regarding the course, please contact Wisteria Children's Centre on 01256 704685.

at Wisteria Children’s Centre
The Bury
Odiham, United Kingdom

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Mandell JCC Hosts Rosalind Wiseman, Bestselling Author and Inspiration for Hit Film “Mean Girls” at 6th Annual Parenting Conference – Thursday, January 30, 2014

December 28th, 2013

Mandell JCC Hosts Rosalind Wiseman, Bestselling Author and Inspiration for Hit Film “Mean Girls” at 6th Annual Parenting Conference – Thursday, January 30, 2014
Event on 2014-01-30 19:00:00
The Mandell JCC will be hosting New York Times bestselling author and inspiration for the hit film, “Mean Girls,” Rosalind Wiseman, at its 6th Annual Parenting Conference – A Night with Rosalind Wiseman on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 7:00pm in the Herbert Gilman Theater at the Mandell JCC, Zachs Campus, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT. The event is a discussion for parents of children of all ages, and teens grades 7 and up are welcome to attend.

Ms. Wiseman is an internationally recognized expert on children, teens, parenting, bullying, social justice and ethical leadership. Her New York Times bestseller Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the new Realties of Girl World was the inspiration for Tina Fey’s hit film “Mean Girls.” Recently, her latest book, Masterminds & Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the new Rules of Boy World, was voted one of National Public Radio’s (NPR) Great Reads of 2013.

She is a frequent guest on the Today Show and Anderson Cooper 360, and has been profiled in The New York Times, People, The Washington, Post USA Today, CNN, Good Morning America, and NPR affiliates throughout the country. In 2011, she was one of the principal speakers at the White House Summit on Bullying.

Tickets are per person, per current educator, and per teen (grades 7 and up). To register, contact the Member Services Center, 860-236-4571. For more information, contact Jane Pasternak, 860-231-6342,, or visit

A Night with Rosalind Wiseman is made possible by the generosity of the following Mandell JCC Partners (as of 12/18/13): Fierston Financial Group, Jewish Community Foundation, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Data-Mail Inc., Tops PC, Lesro, Pediatric Partners, Connecticut Science Center, Mathnasium, Coco Lily, Pediatric Dentistry, ProHealth Physicians Children’s Medical Group and Waterford Hotel Group Inc.

The Mandell Jewish Community Center is open to everyone and supported by funds raised by the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, a recipient of funding from the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford, and a member of the JCC Association of North America. For updates, visit, or follow the Mandell JCC on Facebook and Twitter. All dates and programs subject to change.

at Mandell JCC, Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Avenue
W Hartford, United States

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Parenting for Success

November 18th, 2012

Parenting for Success
Event on 2012-12-06 07:00:00
Founders Hall/Commons

A community outreach for ninth grade families sponsored by student services.

at University Prep School
8000 25th Avenue NE
Seattle, United States

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