Teen Scene 2022! Register Today!

Zoom NY, United States

Teen Scene: February 7, 2022
6:00 - 7:30 pm via Zoom

* If you registered and did NOT receive the Zoom link, please email info@parentsinaction.org *


Fathers Forum 2022 (A Free Event for All Parents and Caregivers!)

New York Film Academy 17 Battery Place, New York, United States

Upping Dad's Game: The Changing Role of the Father in the Modern Family
March 3, 2022
6:30 - 8:00 pm (live at New York Film Academy and via Zoom)
All Moms, Dads and Caregivers are welcome to attend!

Registration Open!


Managing Anxiety with Dr. Joanna R. Stern


April 13, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch Webinar
REGISTRATION OPEN: https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/WebLink.aspx?name=E348889&id=181

The shifting landscape of the Covid-19 Pandemic has impacted everyone over the past two years, with feelings of stress and anxiety especially prevalent among children and teens. This workshop will engage parents in an interactive discussion with Dr. Joanna Stern and Dr. Laurie Freeman on how to provide structure and increase positive behavior, utilizing proactive techniques drawn from the most up-to-date behavioral research.

Our Speaker:
Joanna R. Stern, PsyD, Senior Director, Mood Disorders Center, Child Mind Institute
Director, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy Programs

Our Moderator:
Laurie Freeman, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, certified Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist/Supervisor (EFT), and a certified AEDP therapist


Free Range Kids: Increasing Independence in the Era of Bubble-Wrapped Kids (Recording Available when you register)

Zoom NY, United States

*This live event has now passed, but if you pay the registration fee, you will be emailed the recording.*

Strapping our kids securely into the passenger seat of life may help us feel better as parents, but it isn't doing anything to help them forge an independent future for themselves. Free play and exploration is the vitamin of childhood, and Lenor Skenazy, Co-founder and President, Let Grow, is ready to help us step back and allow our children to step up.


Food and Your Child: Navigating Struggles with Eating and Body Image

Zoom NY, United States

Join fellow parents as we speak with Dr. Marian Tanofsky-Kraff, PhD, Eating Disorder and Body Size Researcher and Clinical Psychologist. Dr. Tanofsky-Kraff will help us learn how to identify early signs of disordered eating and weight problems in children and teens. She will also discuss which kids are at risk for eating and weight concerns (Hint: It might not be who you think) and how to talk about eating and weight with your kids (They actually do want to talk!).



Zoom NY, United States

What is life REALLY like for NYC Independent High School students? For over three decades Teen Scene has provided insight into just this question. Join us as this year's 16 teen speak openly on a range of relevant topics including: academics, stress, parties, drinking, drugs, gender identity, consent and mental health.


FATHERS FORUM 2023: Nurturing Connection at Home and at School

Trinity School 101 West 91st Street, New York, NY, United States

Join Distinguished Panelists John Allman (Head of School, Trinity); José De Jesús (Head of School, Dalton); and Mark Greene (Author, Founder of Remaking Manhood) to Discuss the Evolving Role of Dads.

Fathers Forum 2023 will take place in person at Trinity School and via Zoom.

In-person attendance at the event is BY PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. There will be NO TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR. Sales for in-person tickets will close on Wednesday, March 1.

A recording of the event will be made available to all pre-registered attendees.


Launching Financial Grownups (Online Seminar Series)

Zoom NY, United States

April 18th, 2023, 12:00 - 1 PM

In conversation with Laurie Freeman, Bobbi Rebell, author and founder of Financial Wellness Strategies, will cover how to help the teens and young adults in your life build a strong financial foundation. Giving them the knowledge, confidence, and motivation to make sound money decisions will help you all live richer lives.


Toxic Achievement Culture: The secret to raising healthy, joyful achievers in hyepercompetitive world

Zoom NY, United States

May 16, 2023 12:00 - 1:00 PM

From an early age, students today face unprecedented pressure to succeed in the classroom, sports, and extracurriculars, leading to high levels of anxiety, depression, and even self-harm. How can we teach our kids to pursue excellence without crushing them? Join us for a webinar with Jennifer B. Wallace and walk away with a deeper understanding of the pressures our kids face and practical advice for raising healthy achievers in today’s competitive


Battling Addiction in 2023: Navigating the deadly landscape of drug abuse: Fentanyl, vaping, alcohol, cannabis, and off-label prescription drug use


This event has passed, but you may still register to receive the recording of this important webinar.

Good communication, good choices and good principles are paramount in helping our kids navigate the deadly landscape of drug abuse. Join us for a webinar with Geoffrey Scalia, LCSW, New York Center for Living who will help parents with strategies that promote good decision making and well-being.


Eating Together, Being Together. Share meals: Set the table for family connection


Featuring a New York Times-starred chef dad and an award-winning psychologist mom, Julian Clauss-Ehlers and Dr. Caroline Clauss-Ehlers will discuss how to strengthen family bonds through the shared rituals of mindful eating, exploring recipes, and cooking together with kids of all ages.

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