The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project and SCV-Family.com are proud to announce they’re teaming up to present their first-ever parenting workshop.
“From Toddlers to Teens: 10 Things Parents Need to Know to Raise a Successful Adult” will feature psychotherapist and author Stacy Kaiser and will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, December 1 at Rancho Pico Junior High School.
Kaiser, author of “How to be a Grown Up – The Ten Secret Skills Everyone Needs to Know,” is a licensed psychotherapist, author, relationship expert and media personality. With more than 100 television appearances in the last year on major networks including CNN, NBC, CBS, HLN, MSNBC and FOX, Stacy has a reputation for bringing a unique mix of thoughtful and provocative insight to a wide range of topics.
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In addition to her numerous television appearances, her expertise and perspective have been solicited by major corporations, public institutions, government agencies and philanthropic organizations.
The two-hour workshop will touch on topics such as feeling a stronger sense of control in your household and your child’s life, how to get your kids to communicate with you without drama, how to build a good body image and high self-esteem in your child, helping your child find quality friendships and relationships and helping your child create the building blocks for a meaningful career.
Admission in advance is $40, and includes a copy of Kaiser’s book, a $25 value. Tickets at the door are $45.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project, which has been successfully providing services to teens in the Santa Clarita Valley for 10 years and is currently running programs on six high school and seven junior high school campuses in the William S. Hart School District.
In the 2009/2010, the Youth Project assisted more than 2,000 youth in the Santa Clarita Valley with serious life challenges, including depression, suicide, grief/loss, peer pressure and drug/alcohol abuse and provided more than 4,000 hours of support.
Rancho Pico Junior High is located at 26250 W. Valencia Blvd., Stevenson Ranch.
The SCV Youth Project helps kids facing such serious issues as drug/alcohol abuse, anger, divorce, peer pressure, grief/loss, suicide, depression, etc. The Youth Project offers free, bilingual, one-to-one or group counseling, distribute FRY cards (which lists emergency numbers) and leads a variety of specialized youth programs. For more information, about the SCV Youth Project, visit www.HelpNotHassle.com.
SCV-Family.com is an online destination for all things family in the Santa Clarita Valley. Things to do, reviews, safety, news and education are just a few topics parents discuss daily through the SCV-Family social network. For more information, visit SCVFamily.com