Parent Trainings & Webinars
April has some great training opportunities. Check them out! Make plans to attend!
April Parent Trainings & Webinars
The 7 Habits of Successful Families
It’s no secret that many families today are in trouble. The 7 Habits of Successful Families training offers a much-needed framework for applying universal, self-evident principles that enable family members to communicate their challenges and overcome them successfully together. In this training, parents will learn to:
Apply an “Inside-Out Approach” to problem solving and goal creation;
Resolve differences in marriage and family relationships by creatively cooperating together;
Establish a better work/life balance;
Become more effective in raising emotionally healthy and empowered children;
Employ the skills of Empathic Listening and synergy; and
Learn to effectively discipline and motivate children.
**Interpreter provided by request. Call 210-370-5430 by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 1st. **
Session ID: 53112
Saturday, April 6, 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
Financial Planning for Children with Disabilities
This training will cover financial planning information that is specific to the special needs community. During this training, planning pieces that are often overlooked such as Special Needs Trusts, ABLE Accounts, and Public Benefit Protection strategies will be discussed. The financial planning process will be explained in a language everyone can understand, creating awareness, and inspiring parents to take action.
**Interpreter provided by request. Call 210-370-5430 by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 4th.
Session ID: 53113
Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Talking Back: Supporting Your Non-Verbal/Low-Verbal Child
This training will focus on techniques and supports that can be utilized when assisting your child in communicating. Parents will be shown how to allow their child not only the opportunity to get their wants and needs met, but to provide them the language to engage in conversations about all aspects of their daily lives.
**Interpreter provided by request. Call 210-370-5430 by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5th. **
Session ID: 52498
Webinar ID: 53197
Thursday, April 11, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Families Talking Together
Families Talking Together (FTT) is a parent-based program focusing on improving parent-child communication and is effective in delaying sexual initiation and preventing risky sexual behavior among middle-school-aged youth (10-14 yrs.). This training will offer tips and group discussions on getting the conversation started, monitoring/supervision, and helping enhance your child's refusal skills. This interactive training is offered by Healthy Futures of Texas.
**Interpreter provided by request. Call 210-370-5430 by 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9th.
Session ID: 53117
Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Dyslexia: What is it, and How Can I Help My Child?
Learn what dyslexia is and how to support your child if he/she has dyslexia. We will explore the common risk factors for dyslexia as well as common misperceptions or myths about dyslexia. Participants will learn strategies to help support their student if he/she is at-risk for or identified with dyslexia. While some of the strategies will target beginning literacy skills, this is appropriate for parents with students of all ages.
**Interpreter provided by request. Call 210-370-5430 by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 15th.
Session ID: 53118
Webinar ID: 53198
Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
College Knowledge for Parents
Facilitated by the UTSA Institute for P-20 Initiatives, "College Knowledge for Parents" provides parents with essential information regarding promoting a college going culture, college financial aid, scholarships, as well as college admissions information. Learn more about your critical role as a parent in helping your child reach their academic dreams.
**Interpreter provided by request. Call 210-370-5430 by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 18th.
Session ID: 52440
Webinar ID: 53200
Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Connecting the Math in School to the Math at Home (Grades 3-5)
Building students ‘confidence in critical thinking of questioning in grades 3-5 is crucial to capture their mathematical success. Participants will engage in instructional strategies that develop their understanding of questions and learn ways to assist parents in making connections that can help them with their child(ren) at home.
**Interpreter provided by request. Call 210-370-5430 by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22nd.
Session ID: 53119
Webinar ID: 53201
Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Anxiety and Today’s Youth
There is an increasing concern for rising anxiety in society today. Anxiety is an organized response by which a person senses, evaluates, anticipates, and responds to cues of threat or danger in one’s internal or external environment. The focus of this training will be to learn practical and accessible strategies that can be applied in everyday life and addresses the physical, emotional, and social aspects of anxiety in today’s youth.
**Interpreter provided by request. Call 210-370-5430 by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26th. **
Session ID: 52447
Webinar ID: 53202
Click HERE for steps to access your ESC-20 Parent Training or Webinar Certificate. Certificates will be available 2-3 days after the training or webinar.
Participating via webinar?
After you register with the webinar session ID# and complete the registration process, you will receive a confirmation email that contains the webinar link and the link to download the handouts/materials.
If you do not receive a confirmation email, please check your junk/spam folder.
There is always an ESC-20 staff member on the other end of the webinar. Utilize the chat box to ask any questions for the presenter or if you are experiencing any technical difficulties.
The web manager will do a roll call and ask for your name if it is not clear when you log in. Please respond as we check off your name on the sign-in so you get credit for your attendance.
Have questions? Please contact Kimberly via email or (210)370-5431.