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Guidance Documents for Parents and the Community

Navigating the Parenting Years, 2015-2016 Speaker Series 
 
On March 2, 2016, Dr. Ruth Potee presented to Newburyport parents and the community on:
Under Construction: What Every Parent Must Know about Tween and Teen Brain Development
Dr. Potee's expertise in this area and the impact on teenage risk taking, including alcohol and substance abuse, has been featured nationally. A dynamic speaker, Dr. Potee blends scientific research with hands on understanding of the challenges of raising healthy teens. She provided the community with some guidance documents.
 
You can view each of these by simply clicking on the title to open the document. 
 
A video of a presentation by Dr. Potee is also available for your viewing below.
Next Speaker Series:
 
MARCH 30, 7:00 PM
RIVER VALLEY CHARTER SCHOOL
LYNN LYONS, LICSW
 
ANXIOUS KIDS, ANXIOUS PARENTS:HOW TO STOP THE WORRY CYCLE
Lynn Lyons, LICSW, is a psychotherapist from Concord, NH who specializes in the treatment
of anxious children and their families. Coauthor of Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: Seven Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle, Lyons is an expert in the field who contributes regularly to health and education conferences, radio and television programs. Lyons will offer parents and educators of children and teens: strategies to handle current anxiety, strategies to avoid (tactics that make anxiety stronger), and strategies to help prevent the development of anxiety and depression later in life.
 
NEW: FREE BABYSITTING AVAILABLE FOR EVENTS
Navigating the Parenting Years Speaker Series is brought to the Newburyport Community cooperatively by:
Newburyport Youth Services Beacon Coalition
River Valley Charter School Parents' Alliance
Newburyport PTO
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