Classes for Parents and PTA’s

Download this WORKSHOP FLIER to give to your PTA person and have us come talk to YOUR school or organization!

PRESCHOOL PLUS! | Parents of 3-6 year old children.

Talking to your young child about body safety can seem scary. Where to start? What is age appropriate? How to deal with Chatty Cathy’s and Dash off Darrin’s? Worried that your kid seems to have no boundaries when it comes to strangers? We have you covered.  We will spend 90-minutes talking about easy (non scary) ways to talk to young kids about safety, keeping your sanity and keeping them safe!  This class is great for parents in MOPS, PEPS, Co-Ops, Daycares and Preschools!

  • Talkative kids (blessing or a curse?)
  •  Opposite sex bathrooms
  • Teaching your child about body safety
  • “Help! My Mommy is lost!”
  • Kids who bolt in public.
  • What safety tools work (and which ones don’t) with younger kids?
  • The “Fab 5” Questions every parent should be asking before a play-date
  • Red Flags and warning signs
  • Prevention tips

 Elementary School | All Ages workshop (Workshop for parents of Kindergarten through 5th grade)

If you need a workshop to reach a larger parent population this workshop will help touch on some of the topics relevant to all parents in your elementary learning community. The 90-minute workshop will use broader strokes to cover safety topics. 

  • Red Flags and Warning Signs
  • Intro to online safety
  • The “Fab 5” questions every parent should ask before a play-date or sleepover
  • Prevention tips
  • Conversation starters for safety
  • Myth busting
  • Talking to your kids about body safety

 Be Keen on Your Tween’s Safety | Parents of 8-11 year old children

Your tween is growing and wanting more independence. For parents, the tween years is a total game changer. Make sure that you are prepared for this normal part of growing up. Changes are coming your way. This 90-minute parenting workshop will help you become a helpful and resourceful parent to your tween. 

  • Cell Phones –tool or tricked out toy?
  • The top 3 myths parents believe and how they are putting their kids at risk
  • Staying home alone. Are they ready? A step by step tip list.
  • Questions EVERY parent should be asking (and why).
  • Tweens -body and personal safety
  • Out & About: School and neighborhood safety
  • What are the “game changers” at this age when it comes to your kids safety? Why you have to think outside the box!
  • Sleepovers & new friends (what you should know).
  • What safety tools work and which ones don’t?
  • The “Super 10” rules for reducing your child’s risk for sexual abuse and other crimes.

 Middle School Mania: What Parents Need to Know | Parents of Kids entering/ enrolled in Middle School/Jr. High 

Hormones! Eye rolls! Clamoring for more independence! Do you feel like somebody flipped the crazy switch on your kid? Now is the time to change your safety game plan! Middle School brings higher risks for kids and can often leave parents feeling overwhelmed and worried. This 90-minute parenting workshop focuses on what to expect, what you can do and how to keep your kids safer as they move through middle school.

  • How parents may unknowingly be putting their kids at risk
  • Determining if you are suffering from “Not MY kid syndrome”
  • When your child becomes a babysitter- what your child needs to know
  • What new dangers kids face in Middle School – it’s a game changer!
  • Cellphones (Safety tool or Tricked out toy)
  • Out and About Safety
  • Myth busting
  • Red Flags
  • What old safety tools no longer work and why you need a new bag of tricks!

  Summer Safety | All Ages workshop (Workshop for parents of Kindergarten through 5th grade)

This workshop will touch on topics relevant to all parents facing summer safety issues. The 60-minute workshop will focus on finding safe summer camp and childcare providers.   We also help you determine if your child is ready to stay home alone or sign up to experience their first sleep-away camp.

  • Signs of a “safe” summer program
  • Questions to ask before registering for overnight camp
  • The “Fab 5” questions every parent should ask before a play-date or sleepover
  • Intro to online safety
  • Prevention tips
  • Is your child ready to stay home alone during the day

 Online Safety | All Ages workshop (Most applicable for families with children in 5th grade and older)

This 90-minute parenting workshop focuses on what to expect, what you can do and how to help your child navigate the online world.  Our children are digital-natives and use the internet, games and phones intuitively.  In order for us to keep up with them and continue to provide protection and guidance we need to be diligent about what they have access to, who they are communicating with, what they are communicating about and the type of digital footprint they are creating for themselves.

  • How parents may unknowingly be putting their kids at risk
  • Determining if you are suffering from “Not MY kid syndrome”
  • When your child gets a device- what you need to know
  • Cellphones (Safety tool or Tricked out toy)
  • The Cyber 7 Rules for safety
  • Sexting, Sextortion and Gaming Disorders – what does it all mean?