NORTH BABYLON PARENT and YOUTH ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE
AND THE OWL TEACHERS’ CENTER PRESENT

P.Y.A.C. PARENT UNIVERSITY
2019

PARENTING ISN’T EASY – WE ARE HERE TO HELP!

Download the Flyer and Registration Form here.

1. THE DISORGANIZED STUDENT: TOOLS AND
STRATEGIES FOR DEVELOPING EXECUTIVE
FUNCTIONING AND ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS


by Marjorie Harrison, M.A./ACC, ADHD Parent Coach
WEDNESDAY 5/8 Time: 6:30 – 8:00PM Cost: FREE Service Credits: 2

Living with ADHD is not easy. This presentation covers the essential strategies
parents and educators must implement to help their children not just survive but
thrive. This workshop explores the roots, red flags and impacts of lagging
organizational and executive function skills on student academic achievement
and will provide parents and educators with explicit information on how to
support the development of these skills at home and in the classroom

2. BULLYING PREVENTION
AND SOCIAL MEDIA SAFETY

by Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

WEDNESDAY, 5/15 Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM Cost: FREE Service Credits: 1

Before technology, bullying typically occurred at school and in local
neighborhoods but with the rapid advancement of technology, bullying has
become a part of many children’s experience online. This workshop will teach
parents and educators on how to recognize the different forms of bullying, how
group dynamics can lead to bullying, and signs to look for in a child that may be
a victim of bullying. Learn how to manage your children’s media consumption
and how to talk with your child about what to do if they or someone they know
is being bullied.

3. A FUNCTIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL
PERSPECTIVE ON BEHAVIOR

by Gary P. Coppolino Jr., Behavior Specialist
Assistant to the NBUFSD Administrator for Special Education K-7

WEDNESDAY, 5/22 Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM Cost: FREE Service Credits: 1

This workshop, for both parents and educators, will focus on the understanding
of the functions of behavior, the purposeful form of behavior as a communicative
tool, and the environment factors that can impact behavior.

4. EMPOWERING PARENTS THROUGH PREVENTION
by Kathleen Coletta, YES Community Counseling Center

TUESDAY, 6/11 Time: 6:30PM – 8:00PM Cost: FREE Service Credits: 2

This workshop is geared towards parents of students in elementary and middle
school and will review a series of skills to help prepare children to make healthy
choices and resist unhealthy behaviors in life. Learn about multiple signs and
symptoms that a parent may notice if their child is using substances or
experiencing emotional difficulties. The primary focus of this presentation is
how to build a healthy relationship and communication with your child.

5. MCGRUFF CRIME DOG BULLY PREVENTION SAFETY
by Suffolk County Sherriff’s Office

THURS 5/16 & 5/23 Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM Cost: FREE Service Credits: 1

The McGruff program offers children in grades K - 3 important personal
safety lessons while getting them actively involved in the learning process.
Children of all ages are faced with many types of social challenges, and
unfortunately, bullying has become a serious issue for many kids. The
McGruff Program seeks to give children the social tools they need to
recognize bullying behavior, prevent it from occurring and handle it
effectively when confronted with a tough situation – whether on the
playground, the bus, the lunchroom or playing in the neighborhood.
The program runs for 2 consecutive weeks: one day per week for 60
minutes. The program is taught by a Suffolk County Sheriff’s officers and
culminates with a visit from McGruff the Crime Dog and attractive award
certificates for all participants. Dates subject to change.

Officers from the Sheriff’s Office will be here to photograph and fingerprint
children and submit their relevant information to the New York State
Department of Criminal Justice Services (Amber Alert). Parents are issued
ID cards to keep for their children. The card contains critical information to
aid in a child’s search should they ever go missing.
(Thurs 5/16 – Will take place during 1st McGruff class)

6. CPR/AED FOR ADULT/CHILD/INFANT
by Advanced Training of Smithtown

THURSDAY, 5/2 T ime: 6:00 – 9:00PM C ost: $50.00 Service Credits: 3

ASHI (American Safety & Health Institute) CPR/AED course is designed
specifically for individuals who are not healthcare providers or
professional rescuers but desire, or are required, to be certified in CPR and
the use of an AED. Ideal for emergency response teams in business and
industry, adult residential care personnel, teachers, parents and
babysitters. This extremely flexible program will help prepare individuals
to respond to a cardiac arrest and choking. Participants will receive a
credentialed course completion card good for 2 years

7. BASIC FIRST AID
by Advanced Training of Smithtown

THURSDAY, 5/9 Time: 6:00 – 9:00PM C o st: $50.00 Service Credits: 3

ASHI (American Safety & Health Institute) Basic First Aid helps individuals
develop basic first aid knowledge, skills and the confidence to respond.
This course will cover First Aid Basics (including scene safety, finding the
problem, calling for help and more), Medical emergencies (including
actions for choking, breathing problems, shock and more), Injury
emergencies (including actions for bleeding, broken bones, burns and
more) and Environmental emergencies (including actions for bites and
stings, and temperature-related and poison emergencies). Participants will
receive a credentialed course completion card good for 2 years

8. NARCAN TRAINING
by Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

WEDNESDAY, 6/5 Time: 6:00 – 7:00PM C ost: FREE Service Credits: 1

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that drug overdose, mainly
due to the increase in non-medical use of prescription pain-relief drugs, is
the second leading cause of deaths from unintentional injuries in the United
States. In an effort to reverse this trend in Suffolk County, the Opioid
Overdose Prevention Program trains participants on how to recognize an
overdose, administer intranasal Narcan and take appropriate steps until
EMS arrives. Participants will receive a certificate of training.

9. LOW IMPACT AEROBICS
by Dominique Dalia, Certified Instructor

MONDAYS Time: 10:00 – 11:00AM Cost: $25.00 Service Credits: 1

This workout is suitable for nearly every fitness level and can be adapted
depending on the skill of individual participants. It offers low-impact aerobics
alternated with standing upper-body strength work with hand-held weights
and balls. Includes 8 classes on 4/15, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 6/3 & 6/10.

10. DANCE FITNESS
by Patricia Castellano, Certified Instructor

WEDNESDAYS Time: 10:00 – 11:00AM C ost: $25.00 Service Credits: 1

Tired of those old traditional workouts? Dance Fitness combines high energy
and motivating music with unique moves and combinations that allow
participants to dance away those calories. The routines feature
aerobic/fitness training, ballerina body sculpting and Zumba with a
combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. This
workout is effective for fat and calorie burning. Includes 8 classes on 4/17,
5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22 5/29, 6/5 & 6/12.

11. TIME TO GET HEALTHY
by Meagan Kolakowski, Certified Nutritionist & Fitness Instructor

TUESDAYS Time: 5:30 – 6:30PM C o st: $10.00 Service Credits: 1

Come join the North Babylon Weight Loss Challenge! According to data from
the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, every 1 in 3 adults are
overweight. In a world dominated by fast food, losing weight can be difficult
and keeping it off is even more challenging. This workshop will show what
research says and participants will receive practical advice and tips on how
to successfully lose weight and keep it off! Participants will be weighed in
each week and an award to the winner! Includes 6 classes 4/30, 5/7, 5/21,
5/28, 6/4 & 6/11.

12. CHROMEBOOK TRAINING
by Richard Willis, NBUFSD

WEDNESDAY, 5/29 Time: 6:30 – 7:30PM Cost: FREE Service Credits: 1

Chromebooks are easy-to-use, fast, and secure computers. This makes them
a favorite for teachers as it removes the technology hassles, letting you
focus on teaching and learning. This training session will teach parents &
educators the best way to take advantage of these devices in the classroom
and at home, from basic use and customization to integrating Google tools
and services. ** THIS WORKSHOP WILL TAKE PLACE AT ROBERT
MOSES MIDDLE, ROOM 255 **

13. STEAM CLUB – WHAT ARE YOUR KIDS LEARNING?
by Chuck Watkis, Science Director NBUFSD

THURSDAY, 5/30 Time: 6:30 – 7:30PM Cost: FREE Service Credits: 1

Both parents and students are invited to join us for an evening of hands on
experience and to see what STEAM is all about. STEAM is an educational
approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts
and Mathematics. The end results are students who take thoughtful risks,
engage in experiential learning, persist in problem-solving, embrace
collaboration, and work through the creative process. These are the
innovators, educators, leaders, and learners of the 21st century! **THIS
WORKSHOP WILL TAKE PLACE AT WILLIAM E DELUCA LIBRARY **

14. FAMILY FUN NIGHT
WEDNESDAY, 5/1 T ime: 6:00 – 8:00PM C O ST: FREE

The North Babylon Youth Center is hosting a Family Fun Night for families
and students in Grades 5-8. Families are invited to come down to the Youth
Center and participate in many free activities such as Co-Ed Volleyball, Art,
Fitness and Games. Instructors will be here doing activities that both
parents and students can enjoy together.

15. FAMILY PAINT NIGHT
by Dara McDonald

THURSDAY, 6/6 Time: 6:30 – 8:00PM C o st: $20.00

Whatever the reason, it's always good to enjoy some time with the ones you
love. Grab your kids and come join us for Family Paint Night! This class is
designed for you and your child(ren) to have a night out together and have
some creative fun. Parents and kids will paint their own canvas using acrylic
paints and you and your child will take home your own masterpiece. Cost
is $20 for one parent and one child. Light refreshments and desserts will be
provided.

If you have any questions, you can reach us at 631-587-8339.

Download the pdf registration form here.

 

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WYANDANCH UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT AND THE OWL TEACHERS’ CENTER

in cooperation with North Babylon Parent & Youth Activities Committee

Present

A PARENTING WORKSHOP SERIES

1. WHAT TO DO WHEN CHILDREN DRIVE PARENTS AND TEACHERS CRAZY
by Gary P. Coppolino Jr., Behavior Specialist
Assistant to the NBUFSD Administrator for Special Education K-7
Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 - 6:30PM – 7:30PM

This workshop, for both parents and educators, will focus on the understanding of the functions of behavior, the purposeful form of behavior as a communicative tool, and the environment factors that can impact behavior.

2. HOW TO SUPPORT YOUR CHILD FOR SUCCESS IN SCHOOL
by Marjorie Harrison, M.A./ACC, ADHD Parent Coach
Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 - 7:30PM – 8:30PM

Living with ADHD is not easy. This presentation covers the essential strategies parents and educators must implement to help their children not just survive but thrive. This workshop explores the roots, red flags and impacts of lagging organizational and executive function skills on student academic achievement and will provide parents and educators with explicit information on how to support the development of these skills at home and in the classroom.


3. THE BULLY FROM CYBERSPACE – STAND UP, SPEAK OUT
By Lauren Navarra, Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 - 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Before technology, bullying typically occurred at school and in local neighborhoods but with the rapid advancement of technology, bullying has become a part of many children’s experience online. This workshop will teach parents and educators on how to recognize the different forms of bullying, how group dynamics can lead to bullying, and signs to look for in a child that may be a victim of bullying. Learn how to manage your children’s media consumption and how to talk with your child about what to do if they or someone they know is being bullied.


4. REAL TALK ABOUT CHOICES THAT CHILDREN MAKE
By Lauren Navarra, Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 - 7:30PM – 8:30PM

This workshop is geared towards parents of students in elementary and middle school and will review a series of skills to help prepare children to make healthy choices and resist unhealthy behaviors in life. Learn about multiple signs and symptoms that a parent may notice if their child is using substances or experiencing emotional difficulties. The primary focus of this presentation is how to build a healthy relationship and communication with your child.


ALL WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD AT THE
MILTON L. OLIVE MIDDLE SCHOOL 140 GARDEN CITY AVE, WYANDANCH
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT MARGARET SIMPSON.

Download this pdf to sign up!





 
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