Excursions

Special Topics:

For parents of children with challenging temperaments or developmental differences, these interactive sessions cover some of the most common and difficult issues facing parents today. We will focus on one special topic each session. After reviewing some background concepts and specific strategies, the group will discuss individualized approaches to implementation. Choose the topics that interest you. Real-life challenges. Real-life solutions.

SPECIAL TOPICS IN
RAISING YOUR CHALLENGING CHILD

WITH: Dan Shapiro, M.D.

TOPIC: Helping Your Child Through Adolescence
WHEN: September 12, 2017 at 7:30 – 9:00 pm

TOPIC: Sexuality, Gender & Developmental Differences
WHEN: September 26, 2017 at 7:30 – 9:00 pm

LOCATION: 
The Auburn School
9545 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910

SPECIAL TOPICS IN
RAISING YOUR CHALLENGING CHILD

WITH: Dan Shapiro, M.D.

TOPIC: Helping Your Child Learn to Manage Anxiety
October 17, 2017 at 7:30 – 9:00 pm

TOPIC: Helping Your Child Experience Social Success
WHEN: November 14, 2017 at 7:30 – 9:00 pm

LOCATION: 
St. Andrews Episcopal School
Potomac Village Campus
10033 River Road
Potomac, MD 20854

Excursions FAQs

Is this right for me?
Graduates of the Journey ten session parent training program may be interested in more focused discussion of specific topics. But you don’t have to be a Journey graduate to sign up for these Excursions. All are welcome. These seminars are for parents of children of all ages with challenging temperaments or developmental differences. These interactive sessions cover some of the most common and difficult issues facing parents today. You can see the materials for each excursion by clicking on the Excursion title in the box at the top of this page.

What should I expect?
Each session will begin with a review of background concepts and specific strategies. Then the group will talk about individualized approaches to implementation. Discussion will be informal. Parents are encouraged to share. By the end of the program, parents should understand where problems come from and what to do. Real-life challenges, real-life solutions.

What topics are covered?
Special topics are offered in rotation. Check out the classes listed above to learn about upcoming topics, times and locations.