Positive Parenting During Covid-19

A three part webinar support series

Part Three: Navigating Screen Time During a Pandemic

Friday, January 22, 2021
12 PM – 1 PM

This is a 60 minute presentation including didactic and discussion components addressing what is known about principles of screen time management for youth and what is known about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on screen time use. The goal of this presentation is for participants to learn strategies to help children and adolescents to use screen time in healthier ways.

Speakers: John Leikauf, MD and Sabrina Ali Leger, MD
moderated by Mari Kurahashi, MD

Part Two: Pandemic Classroom Stress: Supporting Caregivers

Effective strategies for creating a homeschooling environment (e.g., consistent schedules, screen time breaks, creating school and play stations) as well as parent management techniques in addressing outbursts associated with school-related stress are presented.
Speakers: Victoria Cosgrove, PhD and Kristene Hossepian, PhD and moderated by Elizabeth Reichert, PhD
approximately 1 hour

Part One: Is it Stress or a Pediatric Anxiety Disorder?

Tools to help kids cope and when to seek treatment

This webinar aims to support the caregivers with psychoeducation on differentiating between stress and psychiatric anxiety disorders and how to support both.
Speakers: Shea Fedigan, PhD and Sabrina Ali Leger, MD and moderated by Elizabeth Reichert, PhD
approximately 1 hour

Additional Webinars

Positive Parenting During Shelter in Place

This webinar is offered to support parents with practical strategies, grounded in positive parenting principles
Speakers: Elizabeth Reichert, PhD & Shea Fedigan, PhD; Moderated by Nicole Starace, PhD
approximately 1 hour

Communicating as a Family in Times of Crisis

This webinar is designed to support parents with practical evidence-based communication and problem solving strategies that facilitate positive communication within families. 
Speakers: Nicole Starace, PhD & Victoria Cosgrove, PhD; Moderated by Isheeta Zalpuri, MD
approximately 1 hour

Adapting to Change, Maintaining Structure, and Keeping Families Healthy

 This webinar aims to support parents by providing practical strategies to adapt to change, maintain daily structure, and promote healthy living during increased times of stress and beyond.
Speakers: Mari Kurahashi, MD & Kyle Cassidy, LCSW; Moderated by Victoria Cosgrove, PhD
approximately 1 hour


Webinar: Positive Parenting During COVID-19, 1/22/21. Click here for more info. and for past webinar recordings.

Positive Parenting Consultation Groups- starts 1/8/2021. 

14th Annual Autism Virtual Update  3/20/2021, click here for details/registration.

Autism Parent Support Group Now via Zoom until further notice. Meets on second Mondays from 7-8:30pm. For zoom info, click here.

Mindfulness Skills for Parents Online Course starts in March. Click here for info.