2014-2015 Events

Katie Davis: 7PM, Monday, March 30 – MIHS
Opportunities & Challenges of Growing Up in the “App Generation
. Co-author of The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World.” The benefits and drawbacks of our “app-dependent and “app-enabled” kids. Print Katie Davis Flier

“The Mask You Live In” (film): 7 PM, Thursday, March 5 – MIHS
Don’t miss your opportunity to see this groundbreaking film that explores masculinity in America.


Chris McCurry: 7PM, Wednesday, October 15 – MIHS
Navigating Our Kids’ Anxieties. Everyday strategies for neutralizing worries and anxiety: How mindfulness, acceptance, and attention to positive goals can improve the quality of kids’ lives.

Presentation Power Point: Navigating our kids’ anxieties

Presentation Handouts: Validation and Breathing Exercises

Raising Healthy Teenagers: 7PM, Wednesday, January 7 – MIHS
Communities That Care of Mercer Island Youth Family Services welcomes Leslie R. Walker, MD, Chief of Adolescent Medicine at Seattle Children’s for a discussion on preventing drug and alcohol use in teens.

Rosalind Wiseman: 7PM, Wednesday, April 22 – Herzl Ner Tamid  
Queen Bees & Masterminds – 
Parent Edge and Parent Map are excited to welcome, Rosalind Wiseman, an internationally recognized expert on children, teens, parenting, bullying, social justice, and ethical leadership. Wiseman’s New York Times bestselling books, Queen Bees and Wannabes and Masterminds and Wingman are hallmarks of her social justice and bullying prevention messages. Pulling back the curtain on what’s really going on between adolescent boys and girls today, and how social group dynamics influence their interactions, Rosalind offers step-by-step advice on how to teach young people to treat each other with dignity. Print Rosalind Wiseman Event Flier