Mind in the Making Essential Life Skill 3: Communicating

The Children's Cabinet 1090 S. Rock Blvd., Reno, NV

Communicating is the third of the 7 Essential Life Skills. Learn how to promote this skill in yourself and in your children.Instructor: Cathy MelloCommunicating is the life skill of determining what we want to communicate and how we will be understood by others. Children are primed to communicate from birth. Join us to learn everyday […]

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Active Parenting 301: Teaching Your Child Personal Responsibility (ages 6+)

THIS IS A LIVE ONLINE WEBINARInstructor: Whitney PolkDerived from the celebrated, evidence-based program - Active Parenting, we discuss how to help your child be more accountable for their actions using a proven, punish-free problem-solving model, which applies both basic and advanced disciplinary methods, choices, and logical consequences. (2-hour program)

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Cultural Competency (All Ages)

THIS IS A LIVE, ONLINE WEBINARTHIS IS A LIVE ONLINE WEBINARHours:  2:00In this class parents and caregivers will explore topics such as social identity, implicit bias, micro-aggressions and anti-racism in order to help children navigate social norms in this modern society. (2-hour program)

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Active Parenting 401: Building Up Your Child’s Confidence (ages 6+)

THIS IS A LIVE ONLINE WEBINARTHIS IS A LIVE ONLINE WEBINAR ONLYHours:  2.0Making Connections is at the heart of learning: figuring out what’s the same, what’s different and sorting these things into categories. Making unusual connections is at the heart of creativity. Join us to learn everyday ways to promote Making Connections and help prepare […]

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RENO- Active Parenting First Five Years: Bonding through Play

The Children's Cabinet 1090 S. Rock Blvd., Reno, NV

Join The Children's Cabinet as we explore ways to bond with your child through play.Instructor: Whitney PolkTaken from the critically acclaimed curriculum Active Parenting: First Five Years, we will explore different stages of a child’s development during the first five years. We will also discuss how caregivers can promote learning through play. (2 hour program) […]

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Active Parenting 501: Redirecting Your Child’s Misbehavior (ages 6+)

THIS IS A LIVE ONLINE WEBINARInstructor: Whitney PolkFrom the award-winning, evidence-based program - Active Parenting, we explain the age old question, “What was he or she thinking?” by first understanding what motivates our kids’ behaviors, and then how to best redirect them towards making better choices using some common, yet effective techniques and strategies. (2-hour […]

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RENO- Active Parenting First Five: Preventing Problems from Escalating

The Children's Cabinet 1090 S. Rock Blvd., Reno, NV

Join the Children's Cabinet as we explore ways to prevent problems from escalating with your child.Instructor: Whitney PolkDerived from the curriculum Active Parenting: he first Five Years, we learn how to improve good behavior in young children by setting clear rules, and establishing daily routines. We will also discuss ways to work through tantrums and […]

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RENO- Using American Sign Language (ASL) in Early Childhood (ages 1-5) Pt 2

The Children's Cabinet 1090 S. Rock Blvd., Reno, NV

Join us as we continue the conversation around using American Sign Language with young children and learn more advanced signs.Instructor: Jay CafferataThis course is the continuation from ASL1. The course will continue discussing the communication challenges that parents and their children sometimes face and how to work around these challenges. Using ASL as a method […]

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RENO- Mind in the Making Essential Life Skill 4: Making Connections

The Children's Cabinet 1090 S. Rock Blvd., Reno, NV

Making Connections is the fourth of the 7 Essential Life Skills. Learn how to promote this skill in yourself and in your children.Instructor: Cathy MelloMaking Connections is at the heart of learning: figuring out what’s the same, what’s different and sorting these things into categories. Making unusual connections is at the heart of creativity. Join […]

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RENO- Active Parenting First Five: Providing Simple Choices & Consequences

The Children's Cabinet 1090 S. Rock Blvd., Reno, NV

Join the Children's Cabinet as we explore ways to provide simple choices and consequences for your child.Instructor: Whitney PolkCaregivers often need reassurance whenever correcting a young child's misbehavior. Derived from Active Parenting: The First Five Years, we explore ways to enhance your skills by providing activities supporting positive discipline techniques (e.g., giving simple choices, following […]

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RENO- Active Parenting First Five Years: Stimulating School Readiness

The Children's Cabinet 1090 S. Rock Blvd., Reno, NV

Join The Children's Cabinet as we explore ways to promote school readiness in your child.Instructor: Whitney PolkDerived from the critically acclaimed program Active Parenting: The First Five Years, we will discuss and provide activities to prepare your young child for both preschool and kindergarten. We will also encourage the importance of limiting screen time, building […]

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Toxic Stress

Join the Children's Cabinet as we discuss how stress affects the developing brain.A child's earliest years are the most crucial for brain development. However, daily stressful environments can negatively affect their emotional, social, and physical development. This workshop shows how stress can affect brain development, while helping you identify children who might be unsafe, and […]

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