Parent Workshops

YVFWC_icon.CMYKTMN partners with Family Medical Center to bring current medical information to our community. All Parent Workshop Series events are free and open to all community members. In addition, we offer free childcare during the event for attendees.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS
The Moms’ Network will be working with local schools to provide educational classes.
Child care, Spanish translation and dinner will always be provided. All events are open to the public.

Topics will include:
*Teens and Sleep
*Civility: Raising a Teen
*Preparing Students to be College & Career Ready
*Substance Abuse
*Eating Disorders
*Adolescent Depression

More events coming soon.

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PAST WORKSHOPS

Your Family’s Health
Monday, September 23rd at 7pm
At the YMCA in the Board Room with Dr. Evelyn Rodriguez of the Family Medical Center. Dr. Rodriguez will share new local health news, updates on immunizations and answer any questions you have on the health of your children and yourself. This is a great time to ask an expert about concerns you might be having within your family.

Keys to a Healthy Mid-Life
Women’s Health with Dr. Stephanie Nainani, OBGYN
Thursday, January 24th, 10 am at the YMCA
Women in their middle years face new challenges and opportunities, changing families and careers, and physical changes for which they are often unprepared. Find out how to equip yourself for a smoother transition.

Heart Healthy Family
with Dr. Gily Ionescu, Internist
Tuesday, February 12th, 6:30 pm at the YMCA
Most heart attacks happen to people well past middle age, but the process that leads to heart attack or stroke begins in childhood. Learn simple and immediate ways to help your children be active and choose the right kind of foods.

Diabetes-Proof Your Child
with certified diabetes educator Margaret Caicedo, ARNP
Tuesday, March 12th, 6:30 pm at the YMCA
The number of American children taking medication for type 2 diabetes more than doubled from 2002 to 2005. Learn simple ways to prevent it and protect your family from this epidemic.