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Looking for a smarter way to parent your young child? Join us on first Thursdays at Virginia Mason Medical Center, Issaquah for this FREE series ...
Encompass Parenting at Virginia Mason!
Presented by Virginia Mason Medical Center, Issaquah
This groundbreaking Encompass workshop series at the Virginia Mason Issaquah Clinic presents the latest scientific research findings on child development in a useful, practical way. Learn the pillars of your child’s social and emotional development and why they are critical to your child’s future success in academics and in life.
This FREE series is for expecting parents and those with children from newborns to age 5. Sign up now. Space is limited!
Kerry Beymer (pronounced BEE-murr) graduated from Washington State University and has been a parenting educator for more than 15 years. She is Parenting Support and Education manager at Encompass. Kerry has two children, one in college and one in elementary school. She recently was certified as a “Parenting Counts Educator” by the Talaris Institute of Seattle. Kerry uses humor and storytelling in her classes in a non- judgmental setting. “Parenting,” she says, “is the most challenging and most important job there is.”
Series of 2013 workshops, 5:30-7 p.m., all Thursdays
Thursday, July 11, 2013
“Picky Eaters: Avoid Mealtime Battles”
How parents can avoid mealtime battles
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013
“Screen Time and Young Children”
How screen time affects developing brains
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013
“Scattered but Smart”
Learn the executive skills kids need to succeed
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
“Emotion Coaching: How Children Feel and Connect”
Help children understand their feelings and behaviors
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013
“Discipline: Punishment to Learning”
How to use discipline as a teaching tool
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013
“Exploring Play: How Children Think and Learn”
How childhood play supports healthy growth
All workshops held at Virginia Mason Medical Center, Issaquah
100 N.E. Gilman Blvd. (next to XXX Root Beer), downtown Issaquah
The series is FREE with online registration. Click here to register.
Only 20 slots are available for each workshop.
For more info, contact: Kerry Beymer, Parenting Support and Education manager, 425.888.2777, Ext.229.
To see and print out a flier for the workshop, click Encompass Parenting.
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