Parenting Matters 2017

Parenting Matters Conference

Parenting Matters

Saturday, March 25, 2017

8 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.
Barrington High School
220 Lincoln Ave, Barrington, RI 02806
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Bradley Hospital, the nation’s first psychiatric hospital for children, presents its 27th Parenting Matters conference on Saturday, March 25, 2017. This half-day event offers parents, childcare providers, social workers and teachers a unique opportunity to learn from top child development and behavior professionals in a casual setting.

Keynote Presentation

The event will feature as its keynote presentation Pathways to Improving Mental Health Services in Education, a conversation with Amy L. Kennedy of The Kennedy Forum and Gregory Fritz, MD, academic director of Bradley Hospital, moderated by Carrie Bridges Feliz, MPH.

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Parenting Matters Workshops

In addition to the keynote presentations, attendees may choose from 19 workshops on a variety of topics addressing the mental health of young people. At the Parenting Matters conference, parents, caregivers and professionals can benefit from the wisdom of top child development and behavior professionals. Early learning professional credits will be awarded.

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Overview of the Day

8 – 8:45 a.m. Registration, light breakfast, exhibits
8:45 – 10 a.m. Welcome and keynote presentation: 
Pathways to Improving Mental Health Services in Education: A Conversation with Amy L. Kennedy and Gregory Fritz, MD
Moderated by Carrie Bridges Feliz
10 – 10:30 a.m. Time to browse vendor tables, books for sale, information booths
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Workshops: Session I
11:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. Workshops: Session II
12:40 p.m. Conclusion