Past Events › Seminars
Events Search and Views Navigation
Your Child and Online Safety: Communication Matters By Melanie Wells Virtually all parents – when they have doubts or agonize over solving a child-rearing problem – share a drive to reach the goal that trumps all others: to “keep my child safe.” The Internet has expanded the territory parents need to cover, and at the October 7th PIA Fall Seminar, attendees received insight and guidance on how best to do so, from Chauncey Parker, Special Policy Advisor in the Manhattan…Find out more »
Sexual Consent and Your Teen By Lori Gaon If you’re shying away from having “the talk” with your teen, perhaps you should reconsider. Today, social media is pervasive, and kids as young as seven may be exposed to pornography. With this sobering warning in mind, NYC-Parents in Action's Fall Seminar on October 26th addressed the timely topic of Teens, Sex and Consent. The five-member panel, moderated by Lucy Martin Gianino, answered questions, offered insight and gave guidance to parents navigating…Find out more »
Vaping: Essential Information and Strategies for Protecting Youth (Presented in partnership with the Hallways Program of Freedom Institute) By Melanie Wells The explosive rise of vaping and JUULing is a deceptively normalized phenomenon, with research now revealing that these activities are far less benign than users initially assumed. And yet, according to Hallways, parents should not despair, but should remember this hopeful message: “YOU are still the most important influence in your child’s life. TALK to your kids, early and…Find out more »
Dr. Marc Brackett, Ph.D. will speak on the powerful topic of emotional intelligence. Registration includes the option to buy his newly-released book, Permission to Feel.Find out more »
Dear NYC-Parents in Action Community,
Like all of you we have been intently following the reports of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The past few weeks and days have been a reminder of just how connected we are to one another.
Out of an abundance of caution, both NYC-Parents in Action and the Addiction Institute of Mt. Sinai have decided to cancel the Spring Seminar on Marijuana.