Parent Education Nights at Beaverton City Library
A series of free events for parents and care givers to gain skills and insight into raising children and teens.
12375 SW 5th Street
Beaverton, OR 97005
Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience
Tuesday, February 4 • 6-8 PM • Adults and teens only
This film explores the challenges teens face in a screen-filled society and what parents and educators can do to help teens build crucial skills to navigate stress, anxiety, and depression in our digital age.
Film is 1 hour 9 minutes, followed by discussion.
Growth Mindset: A Framework for Optimal Child Development
with Megan Barella
Monday, March 2 • 6-7:30 PM • Adults only
How does a growth mindset apply to children’s socio-emotional, cognitive and secure attachment development in early childhood? Apply the latest brain science on mindset and motivation to help children master developmental milestones, develop their gifts and abilities, and build secure attachment. Bring the growth mindset research alive in your home and classroom to transform developmental challenges, optimize children’s brains for life-long learning and help children develop a trust in themselves and you!
(Early Childhood Educators: Training certificate provided: Set 2; CKC: HGD, Age Group: PS& SA)
Your Child IS a Music-Maker!: How We Are Built to Enjoy, Learn and Make Music
with Kayla Hughes
Monday, April 6 • 6-7 PM • Adults only
Many people equate being “musical” with being “talented”. Did you know that all children can learn to dance and sing as naturally as they learn to walk and talk? Learn more about how we’re ALL musical!
with Dr. Kathy Masarie
Monday, May 4 • 6-8 PM • Adults only
Counter our “Too much, too fast, too soon” culture with compassion, creativity and calm!
A big fan of Kim John Payne, Portland pediatrician Dr. Kathy Masarie is on a mission to spread the powerful news about the amazing impact of Simplicity Parenting. During her talk, you will learn how to maximize family connection by minimizing outside influence--from our toxic culture, the media, and the adult world. Dr. Kathy also will share information about Compassionate Communication, an invaluable tool that can help diffuse conflict, increase cooperation and create harmony in your home.