Local Events & Lectures
There are a number of organizations in the Puget Sound Area that provide parent education programs. Check out some of the upcoming programs!
Parent Ed Talks 2022-23
Parent Map's free virtual series provides access to top-notch speakers on a range of relevant issues affecting families, educators and caregivers. Level up your parenting game with expert advice and tips through a live Zoom webinar plus audience Q&A. View the 2022-23 line-up!
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> Wired and Tired: Screen Time and Behavior Disturbance in Children
With child psychiatrist and author Victoria Dunckley, M.D.
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, 1 p.m. PT
> The Extraordinary Power of a Resilient Mindset
With co-authors Sam Goldstein, Ph.D. and Robert B. Brooks, Ph.D.
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, 1 p.m. PT
> The Awakened Brain: What the Neuroscience of Spirituality Reveals About Our Capacity for Health, Happiness and Resilience
With author Lisa Miller, Ph.D.
Tuesday, Nov.1, 2022, 1 p.m. PT
> Curious Children, Wise Elders: How Childhood and Elderhood Shape Intelligence and Learning
With Alison Gopnik, Ph.D.
Thursday, Nov.17, 2022, 1 p.m. PT
> Raising Critical Thinkers: Media Literacy for the Digital Age
With author Julie Bogart
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, 1 p.m. PT
> At the Tipping Point: Reclaiming Hidden History of Anti-Black Racism in America to Find the Way Forward
With Jeffery Robinson and Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, 1 p.m. PT
> Intimacy Therapy: the Surprising Secrets of Love Between Equals
With American sexologist Pepper Schwartz, Ph.D.
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, 2 p.m. PT
> The Shifting ADHD/ADD Lens: Moving From Disability to Ability
With New York Times-bestselling author Dr. Edward Hallowell
Thursday, March 2, 2023, 1 p.m. PT
> The Danish Way: Insights Into International Parenting
With cultural researcher, parenting expert and columnist Jessica Joelle Alexander
Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 11 a.m. PT
> The Habits of Highly Effective Adolescents
With sociologist and author Christine Carter, Ph.D.
Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 2 p.m. PT
> Caring for Ourselves and Others in This Age of Overwhelm
With author Laura van Dernoot Lipsky
Tuesday, May 4, 2023, 1 p.m. PT
> The Perils of Permissive Parenting
With behavioral scientist and author Elizabeth Jordan
Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Event topics, dates and speakers are subject to change. All times are Pacific Time.
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