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Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 7:00p to 8:00p
Teen Coping Skills :Using hypnosis to reset your mind.: 

This is the third week in a four week Teen Coping Skills series open to 8-12 graders at the Weston Public Library.

How much stress is too much? How can you manage stress in healthy ways? 

Each week is a different topic. Sign up for one week or all 4 weeks.

2/19 Topic: How can hypnosis help you reset your mind and develop an inner voice?

Registration opens one month prior to program at Weston  Public Library

 

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 7:00p to 8:00p
Teen Coping Skills: Change your thoughts to change how you feel: 

This is the final (4th) week in a four week Teen Coping Skills series open to 8-12 graders at the Weston Public Library.

How much stress is too much? How can you manage stress in healthy ways? 

Each week is a different topic. Sign up for one week or all 4 weeks.

2/26 Topic: Learn Cognitive behavioral techniques to help you change your thinking to change how you feel; learn to manage those negative automatic thoughts!

Registration required; registration opens one month prior to program at Weston  Public Library

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 2:30p
Sitter Safety III begins: 
Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 7:00p to 8:30p
Parenting Your Older Teen and Young Adult: 
 A free parent information program for parents of older teens and young adults (11th grade & up)
 
Stepping Back & Staying Connected: Let's talk about how to support your child on the long and winding road to adulthood and what you might say/do when your child zigs instead of zags.
 
Sponsored by Weston Youth Services
Presenters: Michelle Albright, PhD and Laura Cleary LMSW
Monday, Mar 4, 2019 7:00p
The Next Street Driver's Education Program Begins : 
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 9:30a to 10:30a
Positive Parenting Series K-5: 

March 5th Positive Parenting Class: 9:30-10:30 AM @ Town Hall Annex Conference Room, 24 School Road

First Tuesday of the month, February-May: morning Positive parenting workshop:

Registration required: email Lcleary@westonct.gov 

Education and support for parents of K-5 children on topics including communication strategies, challenging behaviors, and positive parenting strategies. Facilitated by Laura Cleary, Weston Youth Services Director, Certiifed Positive Discipline Parent Educator.

Program location: Weston Town Hall Annex  24 School Road (side entrance near basketball court)

Registration required: email Lcleary@westonct.gov 

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 11:30a to 12:30p
Positive Parenting Series (Middle and High school parents): 

Positive Parenting Class 

Tuesday March 5th

Parents of teens or soon-to-be teens  (6-12 grade)

Registration required: email Lcleary@westonct.gov 

First Tuesday of the month, February-May: morning Positive parenting workshop: Education and support for parents of 6-12 grade children on topics including: the balancing act of parenting teens, Communication and consequences, mental health, and positive parenting strategies

Facilitated by Laura Cleary, Weston Youth Services Director, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator.

Program location: Weston Town Hall Annex  24 School Road (side entrance near basketball court)

Registration required: email Lcleary@westonct.gov 

 

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019 6:30p to 8:00p
10 Tips to Manage Stress for Parents and Teens: 

Parents, Caregivers and Teens are invited to join us for this free presentation with Dr. Wendy Hurwitz.

Stress happens to all of us.

Why do people respond to life's stresses diferently?

Can experiencing stressful times without getting overly stressed be a learned skill?

What's the difference between 'good' and 'bad' stress?

Learn Techniques to minimize negative reactions to stress and maximize well-being.

Registration: Weston Public Library

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 2:45a to 4:00a
Live Your True Self: A Free Workshop for 6-8 grade girls: 

A free workshop at the Weston Middle School Library, offered by Live Girl, a non-profit organization in New Canaan CT dedicated to helping girls realize their full potential.  This is a one-time workshop open to all girls grades 6-8.

Live your True Self

Self love, Self respect, Self worth

There’s a reason they all start with self. You can’t find them in anyone else. This workshop explores what impacts our self esteem and why it’s important that we embrace our unique selves. 


Register with Live Girl HERE

Questions? Lcleary@westonct.gov

 

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 7:00p to 8:30p
The Physiology of Addiction: 

The Physiology of Addiction, Dr. Ruth Potee.

Parents and teens invited to attend this program to learn about the effects of substance use on the brain, particularly the developing teen brain. 

This evening program is co-sponsored by Weston Youth Services and Wilton Youth Council, and is happening only at the Wilton Library.

Registration required. Registration opens one month prior to program at Wilton Library.

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 10:00a to 11:00a
The Pressure to Be Perfect, Wilton Library: 

The Pressure to be Perfect and Its Unintended Consequences, Alicia Farrel, PHD.  What can we do when performance is valued over character, leaving children feeling inadequate, anxious, overwhelmed and stressed. Let's talk about it and get some practical tips for changing this narrative and supporting the well-being of Weston kids.

This morning program is at the Wilton Library. Registration opens one month prior to program date: Save the Date!

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 7:00p to 8:30p
The Pressure to Be Perfect, Weston Library: 

he Pressure to be Perfect and Its Unintended Consequences, Alicia Farrel, PHD.  What can we do when performance is valued over character, leaving children feeling inadequate, anxious, overwhelmed and stressed. Let's talk about it and get some practical tips for changing this narrative and supporting the well-being of Weston kids.

Register at Weston Public Library HERE

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 9:30a to 10:30a
Positive Parenting Series K-5: 

First Tuesday of the month, February-May: morning Positive parenting workshop: Education and support for parents of K-5 children on topics including communication strategies, challenging behaviors, and positive parenting strategies

 

Positive Parenting Series K-5
Tue, May 7, 2019 at 9:30a to 10:30a

Registration required: email Lcleary@westonct.gov First Tuesday of the month, February-May: morning Positive parenting workshop: Education and support for parents of K-5 children on topics including communication strategies, challenging behaviors, and positive parenting strategies

Facilitated by Laura Cleary, Weston Youth Services Director, Certiifed Positive Discipline Parent Educator.

Program location: Weston Town Hall Annex  24 School Road (side entrance near basketball court)

Registration required: email Lcleary@westonct.gov 

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Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 11:30a to 12:30p
Positive Parenting Series (Middle and High school parents): 
Positive Parenting Series K-5
Tue, May 7, 2019 at 9:30a to 10:30a

Tuesday April 2d 11:30 AM-12:30

Registration required: email Lcleary@westonct.gov 

First Tuesday of the month, February-May: morning Positive parenting workshop: Education and support for parents of 6-12 grade children on topics including: the balancing act of parenting teens, Communication and consequences, mental health, and positive parenting strategies

Facilitated by Laura Cleary, Weston Youth Services Director, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator.

Program location: Weston Town Hall Annex  24 School Road (side entrance near basketball court)

Registration required: email Lcleary@westonct.gov 

 

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 2:45p
The Next Street Driver's Education Program Begins : 
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 2:30p
Sitter Safety Session IV begins: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 9:30a to 10:30a
Positive Parenting Series K-5: 

First Tuesday of the month, February-May: morning Positive parenting workshop: Education and support for parents of K-5 children on topics including communication strategies, challenging behaviors, and positive parenting strategies

Facilitated by Laura Cleary, Weston Youth Services Director, Certiifed Positive Discipline Parent Educator.

Program location: Weston Town Hall Annex  24 School Road (side entrance near basketball court)

Registration required: email Lcleary@westonct.gov 

OR register on Weston Library events page by date (NOTE: Register via library but Program is NOT at the library, it is at the Town Hall Annex Conference room

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 11:30a to 12:30p
Positive Parenting Series (Middle and High school parents): 
Positive Parenting Series K-5
Tue, May 7, 2019 at 9:30a to 10:30a

 

First Tuesday of the month, February-May: morning Positive parenting workshop: Education and support for parents of 6-12 grade children on topics including: the balancing act of parenting teens, Communication and consequences, mental health, and positive parenting strategies

Facilitated by Laura Cleary, Weston Youth Services Director, Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator.

Program location: Weston Town Hall Annex  24 School Road (side entrance near basketball court)

Registration required: email Lcleary@westonct.gov 

OR register on Weston Library events page by date (NOTE: Register via library but Program is NOT at the library, it is at the Town Hall Annex Conference room