Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Presentation on Anxiety w/ Dr. Paul Foxman

Dr. Paul Foxman – “The Worried Child, Recognizing Anxiety in Kids and Teens and Helping them Cope”
Hannah’s House is pleased to welcome Dr. Paul Foxman, founder and Director of the Center for Anxiety Disorder for a two hour presentation  “The Worried Child, Recognizing Anxiety in Kids and Teens and Helping Them Cope”, on April 12, 6-8pm at the Big Picture Theater in Waitsfield.  
Dr. Foxman specializes in anxiety disorders in children and adults and presents around the country on this topic.  He frequently appears at conferences and on television and radio shows to address anxiety and stress-related issues and is well known among mental health professionals.  He is the author of several books on of anxiety in children and adults, including The Worried Child, Dancing with Fear, Anxiety Disorders in Kids and Teens, which will be available for sale that evening.
Save the date for this special opportunity to learn from an expert in the field on what you can do to best help children cope with fear and anxiety.  
This free event is made possible through a grant from The National Life Foundation and the Big Picture Theater for the event venue.
For more information contact Barbara@hannahshousevt.org or call 496-9715

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Technology & Behavior

Technology and Behavior:
Benefits and Detriments of the Online World

Harwood Union is pleased to host a presentation designed to support parents in understanding popular technology and social media usage by today’s youth and potential benefits and detriments. This presentation will share actionable steps that help  parents and their children avoid many of the missteps and mistakes made by students in the world of technology. The focus will be geared to students in grades 6-9

Program Details

Date:       March 30, 2017
Time:       7:00 PM
Location: Harwood Union High School Auditorium

Program Specifics
Topics will include the following:

  • Computer, Tablet, Cell Phone Usage: Benefits and Detriments
  • Unhealthy Online Social Connections and Risky Behavior
  • Sexting: Awareness, Prevention, Response
  • Sexual Predators Online
  • Bullying: Awareness, Prevention, Response
  • Recognizing Violent Risk Taking Behavior
  • Impaired Driving: Texting/Under the Influence
  • Speaking to Our Kids about the Potential Fallout
  • Monitoring Our Children’s Technology Usage

About Our Speaker
Andrew W. Donofrio was a leading computer forensics examiner with 25 years of Law Enforcement experience and 17 years in the field of computer investigations, forensics, IT security and penetration testing.  He has conducted countless computer and cyber investigations, particularly the exploitation of children through technology.

Mr. Donofrio graduated Summa Cum Laude from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a BA in Forensic Psychology and Magna Cum Laude with a Master’s degree in Protection/Infrastructure Management.  He is the founder and president of Cyberology Consultants.