Parenting for the College Years

As much as we would like to think that our parenting responsibilities end the moment our child moves into their freshman dorm, the truth is that an entirely new set of challenges emerges in the parent/child relationship. Back by popular demand, this workshop/support group is specifically designed for parents whose kids are currently attending college. Like Julie Ross's other popular parenting classes, this will extensively cover a set of topics parents have been asking for, but also leave plenty of time for sharing and group discussion.

Week 1) How to communicate with your college kid.
Week 2) How to handle your changing role.
Week 3) How to pay attention to their mental health
Week 4) How to handle the different dynamic when your kid comes home for breaks or summer
Week 5) How to talk about and handle drug and alcohol use.
Week 6) How to talk about and handle their stress.
Week 7) How to talk about gender and  sexuality.
Week 8) How to discuss grades.
Week 9) How to help them handle stress.

The group will meet from 6 - 8 pm once a month for the entire school year on the following Thursday evenings:

9/14; 10/12; 11/9; 12/7; 1/18; 2/15; 3/15; 4/12; 5/10

The cost of the group is only $800 per person for the entire year. Registration is now open but call soon as space is limited. For more information about the class or on how to register, please contact us at 212-765-2377 and leave your name and email address or send us an email at Julie.Ross@ParentingHorizons.com.

 


 
Julie Ross, M.A.
, is the Executive Director of Parenting Horizons, an organization devoted to enriching children's lives through parent and teacher education. She is the author of "How to Hug a Porcupine: Negotiating the Prickly Point of the Tween Years," in which she offers tangible techniques for optimal parent to Tween communication. Other books include "Practical Parenting for the 21st Century: The Manual You Wish Had Come with Your Child," "Joint Custody with a Jerk: Raising a Child with an Uncooperative Ex," and "Now What Do I Do?: A Guide to Raising Elementary Aged Children." With over 30 years of experience, Ms. Ross has led parenting workshops nationwide. In New York City, she frequently works with Parents in Action, The Parent's League, The Board of Jewish Education, the NYC Public School system, and many NYC private schools. Her work can be found in Good Housekeeping, New York Family Magazine, and Real Simple, among other national publications. Mrs. Ross has appeared on the Today Show with Matt Lauer, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the Montel Williams show, NPR: Weekend America, Good Day New York, and Oprah and Friends Radio's "Meet the Peetes." Julie Ross is currently a member of the American Counseling Association, and runs ongoing parent workshops and support groups.


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