November 9, 2019 10:00 AM to 3 PM
Location: Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main Street, Concord MA
Certificate of Attendance: 5 PDPs awarded to participants*
Presenter: Rick Irving, LICSW - Rick Irving is a clinical social worker with over 40 years experience working with children, families and schools. Rick has been a keynote speaker throughout Massachusetts and overseas, including at conferences in Nice, Rome, Madrid, Birmingham and Stockholm. More on Rick at bottom of this page
EEC Core Competencies:1, 2 and 3
This workshop includes material applicable to the needs of diverse learners and children with special needs.
Morning Session: The First Date and Beyond: How to work well with all kinds of parents.
Topics for the morning session: the importance of getting the "first date” right including:
Topics to be covered in this morning section:
A. The parent in front of you
B. Techniques to avoid
D. Ways to raise concerns without raising anger
For each of these topics, you will get specific ideas and language to use to enhance the likelihood of having a positive, productive parent relationship. There will be opportunity throughout to bring up actual interactions and how to modify or repair them in the future.
Afternoon Session: Young Children, New Beginnings: How to understand and respond well.
Topics for the afternoon session:
A. The world from a young child’s point of view
B. What to know about yourself
C. What to know about the child
D. How to interact and set limits calmly (at least most of the time!)
E. Ways to provide reassurance and foster competence
Participants are welcome to bring examples of complicated or challenging children, and we will work through what might be behind the behaviors, and how best to respond..
Pre-registration is required!
Seminar fee is $ 75 (for training, handouts, light lunch).
Please be aware that “eventbrite” charges a fee to register online so that the total online cost is $ 79.22 per spot.
To avoid that fee, mail in a check using the form below.
No refunds unless class is cancelled by CPT.
November 9, 2019 Saturday Seminar Registration Form (One per person please.)
School Address ____________________________________________
City ______________________ State _______ Zip _______________
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Required: Email address (please write clearly! This is how we will communicate instructions/changes to you!)
TOTAL: $75 (for 5 hr training, handouts, light lunch) I confirm I am signing up for Saturday Nov 9, 2019
Amount enclosed: $____________ Please make check payable to: Center for Parents and Teachers
Please mail this form (with full payment) to: Center for Parents and Teachers, 120 Meriam Road, Concord, MA 01742.
Pre-registration is required. No refunds unless class is cancelled by CPT.
Rick Irving is a clinical social worker with over 40 years experience working with children, families and schools. He has held the role of a Clinical Director of a residential treatment center for emotionally troubled adolescents.
For 26 years, he served as a clinical social worker in the Andover Public Schools, working with students and their parents at all grade levels. For over 30 years he has maintained a private practice supporting children with behavioral, emotional and learning disabilities. He also consults to parents and schools about their children’s issues.
Rick has been a keynote speaker throughout Massachusetts and overseas, including at conferences in Nice, Rome, Madrid, Birmingham and Stockholm.
He has consulted to schools in Brussels, Amsterdam, The Hague, Madrid and Rome.