Upcoming Programs

Talking with Your Children About Diversity: Building Bridges of Understanding, Appreciation and Respect. 

Free and open to all
Presented by esteemed educator and nationally-renowned public
speaker, Principal Baruti Kafele.
Monday, January 14, 2019, 7:30 PM   

Concord-Carlisle High School
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​How to Make Devices Not Be Divisive for Our Family: Not Anti-Screen But Pro-Connection to Nature and People” 

Free and open to all

Presented by renowned educator/author Kim John Payne, M.Ed. 
Thursday evening March 14 at 7 PM

Location in Concord 
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Moving Toward Happiness:  Guiding Your Middle School Child through Mindful Parenting
A Five Session Series for Parents of Children in Middle School (limited number of spots) runs 5 Wednesday evenings beginning February 27th, from 7 to 8:30 PM, at Concord-Carlisle High School.  
Facilitator: Kelli Kirshtein, MSW, LICSW 
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Feeling the Squeeze as part of ‘The Sandwich Generation'?  Free and open to all
Lunch time talk, Thursday March 28, 12:15 to 1:45 PM, at the Ripley Building. 
Facilitated by Kathleen Sullivan, Community Care Coordinator from Minuteman Senior Services 
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What Parents Say
“Excellent, sensitive insight into individual issues each parent/family faces ……. Material was well suited to immediate and long term needs.”

“…workshop had a direct impact on my parenting..”

“The subject matter was so relevant to my life and challenges as a parent.”

“The material was clear and concise and really helpful. ….comfortable atmosphere for all and to be able to hear what other parents were experiencing.”

“..changed the way I see my child and has been much calmer and peaceful at home.”


Parents find our programs to be very helpful in offering guidance and skills on the many challenges they face. Issues such as ever-changing technology (how do I keep my child safe on social media sites?), substance use/abuse ( how do I guide my child away from smoking, alcohol and drug use?) and relationship guidance (is my child being bullied?  How can I help?)  are topics addressed through our programs.  Read the feedback, listed below, from parents who attended our programs.