Parent Education Groups
Parent education groups are virtual group sessions uniquely designed to offer parents and caregivers additional education and support. The groups will address relevant topics related to the mental and behavioral health of children and families. Hosted by a Child & Family Therapist and a moderator, groups are conducted in a Q&A format to ensure as many questions get answered as possible!
Groups run monthly on Tuesdays from 6-7pm EST
When Do I Seek Help For My Child?
- Fostering the mental health of parents and children from pregnancy and infancy
- Looking for signs of "abnormal" behavior as children develop
- Big life transitions and development milestones and how to know if the new behavior is a red flag
- When/how to seek help from a child therapist.
How To Talk To Your Kids About Fear, Violence & Current Events
- Have the conversation or wait until they come to you?
- Addressing potential fears and worries
- Approaching clickbait and misinformation
- Evidence-based tools to help manage anxiety for parents and kids
Help! My Child Has Anxiety!
- Anxiety and how it manifests in the body.
- Difference between anxiety and normal worrying.
- Contributions to kids' anxiety within the family system, environment, and the larger world.
- Evidence-based strategies for managing anxiety that can make a difference today.
So many different backgrounds and concerns! Each group session will address questions from members to foster a diverse and wide variety of experiences and questions.
Groups will be judgment-free and questions will remain anonymous. These groups are safe environments designed to cultivate psychoeducation and support.
Expansion on Topics
To bring you the most comprehensive education, our topics directly correlate to the episode topics on our podcast, "There Is No Handbook For This." The podcast is hosted by 30+ year veteran Child Psychologist, Dr. Andy Kind-Rubin and features expert guests every episode.Checkout Podcast
Meet Your Host, Lisa Schneller, LCSW
Lisa is an Outpatient Clinician at Child Guidance and previously worked as a Student Assistance Counselor (elementary and middle school), in the foster care system (high school students), drug court, community college and facilitated DIOP and outpatient groups for people in recovery from substance misuse.
Lisa is currently the Director of ATOD Prevention at CGRC and has been in the Prevention field for over 13 years and is committed to providing services throughout the community to inform and empower children and families. She successfully run several evidence based programs throughout the pandemic, finding creative solutions in a virtual world. She is currently a Board of Director at CPA.