The Modern Village:
A Continuing Education Series for Parents
spring classes: April 15 to April 25, 2013
registration begins: February 18, 2013
We’re pleased to present The Modern Village: A Continuing Education Series for Parents, with classes offered in New York City, and available online, in January 2014.
the ‘modern village’ is…
…dedicated to the social and emotional health of today’s families. Today’s parenting requires an entirely new set of skills, from managing multiple childcare arrangements to coaching teenagers about living IRL.The roles of mothers and fathers are evolving too, requiring a new cultural literacy for the entire family.
the workshops are…
…like your children’s enrichment classes, only for you. We’ll focus on the challenges specific to our modern villages, and the tools and skills needed to face those challenges. Classes will be led by experts from a variety of fields. The class structure will emphasize discussion between parents and experts, and among participants, giving everyone a chance to speak and ask questions.
TUEDAY, APRIL 16 • The Anxious Child with Dr. Anne Marie Albano, Director, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Columbia University Medical Center
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 • Separated, Divorced or Remarried: Now What? with Ian Grodman, Esq. (family law and mediation), Rhonda J. Panken, Esq. (matrimonial and family law, NY and NJ) and Daniela Lavalva, psychotherapist at private practice (divorce planning and family therapy).
THURSDAY, APRIL 18 • Let’s Talk about Talking: Speech and Language Development in Children, with Rachel Fisch-Kaplan, MS CCC-SLP, Founder, Clinical Director & Senior Speech-Language Pathologist, CommuniKids (NY and NJ)
MONDAY, APRIL 22 • Village for Hire: 5 Strategies and 1 Secret Insight to Building Strong Relationships with Your Child’s Caregivers, with CV Harquail, PhD, founder of Authentic Organizations and AuPairMom.com
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 • The Modern Village Presents: Science Surrounds Us — Utilizing Everyday Experiences to Build Inquiring Young Minds, with Thor Snilsberg, Executive Director, CityScience
Classes will be held at: the offices of In Good Company, 16 West 23rd Street (4th floor), New York, NY 10010, convenient to the N/R subway, one block from F,M & 6 trains. All classes are held from 7 to 9pm. Doors open at 7. Classes begin promptly at 7:30.
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