Starts at Home invites you to a Parenting Pot Luck Dinner on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Laura Kauffman who will be joining us through a live Skype telephone call on projection screen. Dr. Kauffman will speak on the challenging subject: How to motivate parents to want to be involved and nurturing parents? Also, Q & A Time to answer questions you have pertaining to parenting. Program starts at 6:00 pm HST.
Dr. Kauffman is a Senior Program Manager at Education.com, a free website for parents; she helps maintain integrity on the site, assuring that all parenting information and tips are based in a solid foundation of evidence of what works. Dr. Kauffman received her training and education from Stanford University, she specializes in helping kids and teens cope with internalizing problems (meaning to turn the pain inward), such as depression, anxiety, and eating disorders.
We hope you, your family, and friends will join us.
Moderator(s): Carl Okuyama, Leonard Mukai, Ph.D.
Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Cost: Pot Luck Dinner, No Fees
Sitter: Amy Okuyama (librarian) will help sit the children. If you would like to help sit the children, your assistance would be appreciated.
Place: Carl and Amy’s Place, 1346 Kilikina Street, Hilo, located above Hilo Medical Center; take second left street passed Hilo Medical center – Lahi Street; then take first right – Kilikina Street; then drive down the hill .4 mile to 1346 Kilikina; on the left side; two-story grey and white colored house.
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Carl at (808) 937-4392, or Amy (808) 938-8977.