CVU to host parenting-skills seminar

HINSEBURG The Connecting Youth (CY) group will offer a one-day seminar to help parents polish parenting skills and offer tips on how to face challenging adolescent issues. This seminar will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Champlain Valley Union High School. Throughout the seminar, parents will learn how to: strengthen their family bonds; improve communication amongst all members of the family, set clear expectations and guidelines, express and control anger in healthy ways, increase childrens participation in the family, and help their children make healthy choices. The day is open to all parents and guardians of children in grades 5-10 in the Chittenden South District and includes lunch and snacks. The cost is $30 per parent and some scholarships are available. Childcare may be available upon request. Pre-registration is required and space is limited, so sign up soon! For more information or to register, please call Jen Bickel-Hayes at 802-482-6951 or e-mail jbickel-hayes@cvuhs.org . Additional information on CY and its programs can be found at www.seewhy.info. To learn more about this training, including future offerings, contact Margo Austin at 802-482-7156.

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