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!



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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!

Visit ParentMap for more info.

Sign up for the entire series HERE, and then join any live talk throughout the year. ParentMap will send email reminders with access instructions for each event as the date gets closer.

> 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

Register HERE

> 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

Register HERE

> 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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