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Local agencies provide summer parent events

By Victoria Advocate
June 17, 2014 at 1:17 a.m.


IF YOU GO

• WHAT: Super Summer Supper Series: A Parent's Guide to Challenging Behaviors

• WHEN: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday

• WHERE: Second floor conference room, Gulf Bend Center, 6502 Nursery Drive

• COST: Free; register online at supperseries.eventbrite.com or call Brenda Nelson at 979-616-0393.

Local agencies Partners Resource Network - TEAM Project and Gulf Bend Center have joined forces this summer to provide three free parent events.

The Super Summer Supper Series will feature a light meal followed by a presentation.

The Tuesday presentation, A Parent's Guide to Challenging Behaviors, will introduce a simple three-step approach, which can be used by parents to reduce negative reactions and enhance positive behavior choices.

The group will also discuss positive behavior strategies that can be effective both at home and at school. Presenters will be Lane Johnson with Gulf Bend Center and Brenda Nelson with TEAM Project.

The other two dates in the series are July 24 with the topic of Terrific Transitions and Aug. 7 with the topic of Strategies for a Super School Year.

Preregistration is required for all events.

Partners Resource Network - TEAM Project is one of three federally funded Parent Training and Information Centers serving Texas parents of children and youth with disabilities.

Their mission is to empower parents in their roles as parents, decision makers, and advocates for their children. http://www.partnerstx.org/

The mission of Gulf Bend Center is to improve the quality of life of persons and their families who are challenged with problems related to mental illness and intellectual and developmental disabilities. http://www.gulfbend.org/

Even though these agencies primarily serve individuals with disabilities, all parents are welcome to attend these events.

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