Welcome! 2019-20 Events

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2019-20 Events

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Hidden in Plain Sight

SEPT. 25, 2019 • 6:30-9PM • MIHS PAC

Would you see the signs of youth alcohol or drug use in your home? Come to a Hidden in Plain Sight exhibit and learn what to look for and what to do if you find something.  The Hidden in Plain Sight initiative helps parents spot signs of at-risk behaviors using an interactive display of a teenager’s bedroom.  This program includes an interactive display, a resource fair and a presentation providing valuable information and resources for parents to help prevent youth substance abuse.  For adults and parents of children in middle & high school.  Adults ONLY.

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隐藏在眼前

2019年9 月25日• 6:30-9PM • MIHS PAC

你能在家里看到青少年酗酒或吸毒的迹象吗?来到一个隐藏在眼前的展览,并了解怎么寻找,并做什么,如果你发现的东西。 “隐藏在眼前”倡议通过青少年卧室的互动显示,帮助家长发现危险行为的迹象。 该计划包括互动展示、资源展和演讲,为家长提供有价值的信息和资源,帮助预防青少年药物滥用。 适合成人和中高中儿童家长。 仅限成人。


LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL SERIES | A Four-Part Series

Sponsored by KCLS and Friends of the Mercer Island Library
Parents/adults and high school students welcome
For more information, contact Carrie Bowman  clbowman@kcls.org

Navigating American Higher Education with Your Children
Saturday, October 5, 2019 • 2:30PM • MI LIBRARY
Presented in Mandarin by Kate Wang, MyCOS

Finding the Right College Fit
Monday, October 7, 2019 • 6:30PM • MI LIBRARY
Presented by Claire Nold-Glaser, College Planning Help

Minimizing Student Loan Debt
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 • 6:30PM • MI LIBRARY
Presented by Tony Leahy, Consumer Education and Training Services (CENTS) 

Finding Your Path After High School
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 • 6:30PM • MI LIBRARY
A panel discussion with adults and students from the MI community.
A partnership between KCLS and MIHS counseling staff.

高中后的生活系列 |四个系列
由KCLS和默瑟岛图书馆之友赞助
欢迎家长/成人和高中生
欲了解更多信息,请联系嘉莉·鲍曼clbowman@kcls.org

与您的孩子一起巡航美国高等教育2019年10月5日,星期六 下午2:30 • 默瑟岛图书馆
由凯特·王用普通话呈现,MyCOS

找到合适的学院
2019年10月7日,星期一 下午6:30 • 默瑟岛图书馆
Claire Nold-Glaser,大学规划帮助

尽量减少学生贷款债务
2019年11月5日,星期二 下午6:30 • 默瑟岛图书馆
由Tony Leahy,教育消费和培训服务(CENTS)介绍

高中后寻找你的路
2019年11月12日,星期二 下午6:30 • 默瑟岛图书馆
成人和学生的小组讨论


Parent Edge & the MI Forefront Team present
Youth Suicide Prevention for Parents

NOV 5, 2019 7 PM MIHS Library

Learn evidence-based prevention strategies to help youth in crisis stay safe and get support. Like first aid and CPR, this valuable knowledge supports healthy families and communities. Visit www.intheforefront.org for more information.

FREE EVENT.  For Adults/Parents ONLY!   

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FOREFRONT | 青少年自杀预防

2019年11月5日•晚上7点•

学习以证据为基础的预防策略,帮助危机中的青少年保持安全并获得所需要的支持。 就像急救和抢救一样, 获取宝贵的知识将有助于家庭和社区的健康发展。 这个活动适合中学和高中学生的家长。(只适于家长)

www.intheforefront.org


ROSETTA LEE
Who We Are: Identity, Inclusion, and Allyship

JAN. 14, 2019 • 7-9PM • IMS

How do we learn about our various group identities?  From whom do we learn the meaning of these terms? What messages have we internalized about ourselves and others? Learnhow we co-author peers’ identity as well as our own, how the cycle of oppression and cycle of bullying pressure us to reinforce stereotypes, and what we can do as allies to break these cycles and work toward inclusion of all.  For adults, parents of children of all ages & for middle and high school students.

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Rosetta Lee
我们是谁:身份、包容和盟友
2019 年1月14日7-9PM • IMS

我们如何了解我们的各种群体身份? 我们从谁那里了解到这些术语的含义?我们把自己和别人的信息内化了哪些?了解我们如何共同创作同龄人的身份以及我们自己的身份,压迫的循环和欺凌的循环如何迫使我们强化成见,以及我们作为盟友可以做些什么来打破这些循环,并努力实现包容所有人。 成人、所有年龄段儿童的父母以及中学生。


RACHEL SIMMONS

Enough As She Is
How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Happy, Healthy, Fulfilled Lives

Feb12, 2020 • 7-9PM • MIHS PAC

Girls have never been more successful, yet they’ve also never struggled more with anxiety, stress and depression. In this talk, Rachel translates the toxic messages about achievement that girls have internalized, and teaches parents the tools to help girls practice self-compassion, redefine success, pursue purpose, and—most importantly—let them know they are enough as they are.  For adults and parents of children of all ages.

See Rachel Simmons on Good Morning America!

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Rachel Simmons
已经足够好的她: 
如何帮助女孩超越不可能的成功标准,过上快乐、健康、充实的生活
2020 年 2 月 12 日 • 晚上 7-9 点 • MIHS PAC

女孩们从未如此成功过,然而她们也从未在焦虑、压力和抑郁中如此挣扎过。在这一次谈话中,Rachel翻译了女孩已经内在化成就的有毒信息,并教导父母帮助女孩练习自我同情、重新定义成功、追求目标,最重要的是让她们知道她们足够好了。 适合所有年龄段儿童成人和家长。



THE UPSTANDERS
Indie-Flix Film Screening 

March 3, 2020 • 6:30-8:30PM • MIHS PAC

“The Upstanders” documentary explores cyber-bullying, bullying amongst friends, families, co-workers and the brain science behind it all.  Learn about resilience and the power of peers to end bullying.  Includes resource fair, film screening and panel discussion.  For adults, parents of children of all ages and for students grades 5-12.

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挺身而出者
Indie-Flix 电影
2020年3月3日下午6:30-8:30 • MIHS PAC

“挺身而出者”纪录片探讨了网络欺凌、朋友、家庭、同事之间的欺凌以及背后的大脑科学。 了解韧性和同事对抗欺凌的力量。 包括资源展、电影放映和小组讨论。 适应于成人,所有年龄段的儿童的父母和5-12年级的学生。


Parent Edge & the MI Forefront Team present
Youth Suicide Prevention for Parents

APRIL 2, 2020 • 7PM • IMS Library

Learn evidence-based prevention strategies to help youth in crisis stay safe and get support. Like first aid and CPR, this valuable knowledge supports healthy families and communities. www.intheforefront.org for more information.

FREE EVENT.  For Adults/Parents ONLY!   

Click for Helpful Handouts

Register

FOREFRONT | 青少年自杀预防

2020年04月02日•晚上7点•墨瑟岛初中

学习以证据为基础的预防策略,帮助危机中的青少年保持安全并获得所需要的支持。 就像急救和抢救一样, 获取宝贵的知识将有助于家庭和社区的健康发展。 这个活动适合中学和高中学生的家长。(只适于家长)

www.intheforefront.org