NYSPEP'S mission is to promote and improve parenting education, in order to enhance parenting skills, knowledge and behavior.

June 2017 E-News

REGISTRATION IS LIVE FOR NYSPEP 2017 MEMBER MEETING

The focus of this year's Annual Member Meeting is "Working with Immigrant and Refugee Communities to Support Strong, Healthy Families". We are excited to announce that Dr. Alisa Miller and Dr. Luna Mulder of the Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center in Boston will join us! The event will be held on June 15th from 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Carondelet Hospitality Center in Latham, NY. Registration cost is $50 per person and can be found at:http://bit.ly/2stcCSR  For more details and updates, follow us at https://www.facebook.com/nyspep/ 


NYSPEP 2016 PROGRESS REPORT NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

A summary of NYSPEP’s activities and accomplishments during the past year, and some comparisons with past years, is now available for review on the home page of our website at www.nyspep.org


CORNELL UNIVERSITY IS NOW MAKING PARENTING RESOURCES AVAILABLE ONLINE

Colleagues at the Cornell University College of Human Ecology have made countless excellent parenting resources available online. Cornell's Parenting Pages are documents written for parents and caregivers that summarize the current research on various parenting and child development topics. The Parenting Programs in New York State list includes popular parenting programs used through the Cornell Cooperative Extension system, as well as other parenting educators, across New York State. Connect with them at http://www.human.cornell.edu/pam/outreach/parenting/parents/index.cfm.


"DADDY DON'T GO" SCREENING COMING UP

A new film from director Emily Abt, "Daddy Don't Go" will be screened Thursday, June 15th at 3:30 p.m. at the Erie Community College City Campus, 121 Ellicott Street, Buffalo in the Minnie Gillette auditorium. "Daddy Don't Go" follows four men for two years in the fight of their lives to be good fathers. Admission is free. The event, sponsored by Erie Community College Parenting and Pregnancy Assistance Program, will also feature informational tables, food and giveaways. See a trailer of the film at https://vimeo.com/78381499


MULTILINGUAL RESOURCES

Free multilingual downloads from the Child Mind Institute are now available at http://bit.ly/2qU345s . These are resources to help communities in the wake of tragic events.


RESOURCES FOR DISCUSSING "13 REASONS WHY"

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center has received many questions about the Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" (13RW). We list the most common questions from parents, schools, media, and community leaders below, with resources to help you talk about the series and suicide risk and prevention, please visit: http://bit.ly/2qKCNn0