WCCTC Community Workshops
All workshops listed below are free to attend by the WCASD community. Click on the event title for individual flyers. For more information, contact Kate Coulter at email@example.com or 484-266-1216.
All of these sessions will be presented virtually through Zoom in partnership with West Chester Communities That Care. More information on these presentations can be found on the events page of the West Chester Communities That Care website.
Bonding With Children through all their Ages and Stages
Thursday, February 15, at 6:30 p.m.
Bonding occurs across a lifespan. Understanding attachment styles and attunement to others can increase the ability to connect well with others and even reduce the likelihood of risk behavior. This workshop is an excellent way for parents and teachers alike to learn how to become secure attachment figures for their children or students.
Wednesday, January 10, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM via Zoom
Babies and tired parents aren’t the only ones who need lots of sleep. But how do we get rambunctious youth and over-pressured teens to prioritize their pillows? Join us to discuss helpful strategies.
Wednesday, November 8, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM via Zoom
Join us as we explore avenues for opening vulnerable communication with our children while staying true to our role as parents. We will dive more deeply into the topic of stress and we will learn: how stress impacts teens today to differentiate stress from anxiety and when to seek professional help
To View the Recording, please email Loretta Cohen for the link
Tuesday, October 24, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM via Zoom
Dr. Bellace will discuss how great musicians, Olympic athletes, comedians, and others have harnessed their pain, loss, and failure to give rise to tremendous growth. Using humor and psychological research on coping skills, this virtual session helps participants to better understand the process of using disappointment as fuel to propel themselves forward.
Wednesday, September 27 at 6:30 pm via Zoom
For you, your kids, and your whole family's mental health, BOUNDARY SETTING is a critical piece of the parenting puzzle.
Thursday, March 16 at 8:30 pm via Zoom
A conversation about raising resilient kids. Register to receive the Zoom link at wcctc.org/meet
View the recording
Tuesday, February 28 at 6:30 pm via Zoom
Join Licensed Clinical Social Worker and professor of psychology, Janine Oliver, PhD. as we learn how to use everyday tasks and volunteerism as a launch pad for passion, purpose, and lifelong fulfillment.
September 29, 2022 via Zoom 6:30pm
Stress now seems part of every day life. Join Brian McGinley, LSW, with CCIU Training and Consultation as he discusses how to tear through the challenge of relentless stress. In this interactive session, adults learn to identify types of stress, recognize when it becomes harmful and how to best support children and adolescents through stressful situations.
Everyday Emotion Health
Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 6:30 p.m.
View the Mood Food Program Recording
Monday, April 19, 2021, at 6 p.m.
View the Summer, Alcohol, and Teens Recording
Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 6 p.m.
Registration Link: https://mobilizer4.wixsite.com/wcctc/event-details/technology-and-mental-health-explore-the-connection-1
It's Okay Not to Be Okay
Tuesday, September 29, 2021
View the It's Okay Not to Be Okay Recording
Technology and Emotional Health
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
View the Technology and Emotional Health Recording
Carol DeMarco, WCASD Counselor
Connecting well with children and teens to build bonds that last and strengthen resiliency in youth.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 @ 6:30 pm via Zoom
View the Healthy Communication Recording
Tracy Berhinger, Chesco Dept of MH, CC Suicide Prevention Task Force
Hands on training to spot signs of suicide risk and, like CPR, practice effective responses
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 @ 6:30 pm at Spellman Education Center