2015-2016 Events

Liliana Lengua – Supporting Elementary-Aged Children Through Change: Promoting Resilient Responses to Life’s Stressesliliana_lengua

9:30 a.m. April 27, Lakeridge Elementary
Liliana Lengua, Ph.D. is a child clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of Washington, and director of the UW Center for Child and Family Well-Being. An internationally renowned expert on how temperament contributes to children’s unique responses to stress.

View Supporting Resilience in Children PowerPoint and presentation handouts:

Supporting Resilience in Children 2016-04-27 Handout 2 Handout 1

Throw Out the Checklisted Childhood with Julie Lythcott-Haims


7 p.m. October 29, MIHS PAC
Ms. Lythcott-Haims is a writer and parenting expert with years of experience working with students, family, faculty, and university administrators as Dean of Freshmen at Stanford. In her book, How to Raise an Adult How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success, she exposes the harms of helicopter parenting and sets forth an alternate philosophy for raising preteens and teens to self-sufficient young adulthood. An engaging and inspiring speaker, Ms. Lythcott-Haims is creating a buzz with her insights and engaging presentations!