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

NYSPEP's 2020 VIRTUAL TRAINING INSTITUTE RECAP AND RESOURCES

NYSPEP hosted a successful Training Institute on October 20, 2020. The theme was “Storytelling: A Tool for Resilience” with a goal of supporting parenting educators during this time of increased stress by focusing on the use of storytelling to support resilience and healing. The morning session featured a keynote with Eva Tenuto, Executive Director of the TMI Project. The afternoon workshop featured an interactive experience in which participants had an opportunity using storytelling to support resilience.


2020 Training Institute “Storytelling: A Tool for Resilience” Resources:
Hidden Heroes
Alice Tenuto’s Story
Journaling and Storytelling as Tools for Resilience
Black Stories Matter: Every Word Spoken
Season Two of The TMI Project Podcast: Black Stories Matter
Submit your COVID 19 Story
Alone Together performance
Alone Together Workshop
Everyday Health: Special Support - State of Resilience

2019 TRAINING INSTITUTE RESOURCES

The theme for 2019's Training Insititute was Building Supportive Relationships While Working Respectfully with Families. Resources from the day are listed below:

Do Fathers Matter? What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We’ve Overlooked by Paul Raeburn

Between the World and Me by Ta-Neshisi Coates

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson

Post Traumatic Slavery Syndrom by Joy Degruy

All God’s Children: The Bosket Family and the American Tradition of Violence by Fox Butterfield

How to Listen So Parents Will Talk & Talk So Parents Will Listen by John Sommers-Flannagan
and Rita Sommers-Flannagan

Working With Parents by Dolores Curran

When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & Asha Bandele

Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi

White Fragility by Robin Deangelo

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Evicted by Matthew Desmond

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

White Rage by Carol Anderson, Ph.D.

The Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton, Ph.D.

Layla F. Saad, speaker, podcaster, author – Me And My White Supremacy http://laylafsaad.com/

http://www.racialequitytools.org/fundamentals/core-concepts/structural-racism

https://www.osymigrant.org/ACEs.html

Zinn Education Project www.zinnedproject.org

Facing our History and Ourselves www.facinghistory.org

https://rides.gse.harvard.edu/culture

Teaching Tolerance www.tolerance.org

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) on diversity https://www.nais.org/magazine/independent-school/fall-2018/

 

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RESOURCE ARCHIVES FROM THE TRAINING INSTITUTE

 

2018:  

The Impact of Trauma on Parenting (PowerPoint)

Parenting with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and ACEs -- Resource List

2017:

Working with Immigrant and Refugee Parents